Agricultural Business Club March 6
, 2008 Meeting Minutes
The regular meeting of the Iowa State University Agricultural Business Club was held Thursday, March
6th, 2008 in Lush Auditorium; President Matthew Dirksen called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.
Secretary: Minutes from the Feb. 7th 2008 meeting were read by Laura Larson and were approved.
Treasurer: Treasurer Jodi Calvert reported the current balance is $5,365.56.
Ag. Council: Ag. Council Representatives Mitch Hemesath and Grant Christensen reported that Dairy
Science club was seeking candidates for their Best Butts fundraiser and those needed to be voted on this
meeting. They also informed members about the upcoming Block and Bridal formal that all College of Ag
students were invited to attend.
Historians: Missy Merwald and Michael Haden informed members that they could upload their pictures
to a new website they have created. A link and password to the site will be emailed to members soon.
They also informed the members that they have narrowed choices for a new camera and will be making the
purchase soon. They also thanked Channel Bio for sponsoring the meal.
Special Projects: Gave a final itinerary for the Industry Tour to be held on March 7th. They will be
visiting Becker Underwood, Successful Farming, and Vermeer.
Recruitment and Retainment: Recruitment and Retainment Committee reported that members had
a great time on the ski trip. Members should watch their email for notifications of intramural game times
that will begin in the next couple weeks.
AAEA: AAEA Quiz Bowl team has met two times so far, and work has begun on the club award
Banquet 08: The 2008 Banquet committee gave a recap of the banquet held March 1st. There was a
great turnout with 192 tickets sold.
VEISHEA Foodstand: Foodstand committee is off and rolling and has reserved our spot for the
Publicity: The publicity committee has updated our club display board. Th