September 2014 BABJ meeting agenda

Meeting date: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 10
Location: Twelfth Baptist Church, 150 Warren St, Roxbury, MA 02119

Conference call number: 1-605-475-5950
Access code: 3730565

I. Reports
• Breakdown from NABJ convention — Gary Washburn with member feedback
• Financial report (expenses incurred from convention plus money brought in) — Zuri Berry & Glenda Buell

II. Chapter status
• Update on membership numbers
• Setting the chapter’s yearly calendar for mandatory meetings, reports, and tasks
• Addressing the mandatory to-do list for the chapter to move forward

III. Student and young journalist project
• Setting our goals
• Setting a date and timeline for project
• Possible sponsorships explored

IV. BABJ elections
• Setting the date
• Call for candidates

V. Adjournment & Announcements
• Next BABJ meeting set for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Oct 10, 2014. Location TBD.
• The NABJ Region 1 conference will take place 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday Oct. 4, 2014 at the Tropicana Casino & Resort in Atlantic City.
• Questions, concerns and feedback.