I. September recap
-We are still looking at doing a young journalists workshop, but the group decided that it would be best to push this back until spring 2015, while the organization gets some housekeeping and paperwork in order.
-Rony Camille is spearheading this and we have already spoken to BNN about using their facilities for the program.
III. Financial update
-Our website was about to expire so we have updated our web hosting for two years.
-We need to get some paperwork in order for the organization so that we can receive money earned from the convention.
-Need to have a conference call to discuss next steps for paperwork.
IV. Chapter calendar
-We would like to have a social calendar so the organization can have more fun events.
-We will do dinner and drinks at 7 p.m. on Oct. 23 at Darryls’ Corner
-We will plan to have a potluck holiday party on Dec. 6 or Dec. 13 at Derrick Z. Jackson’s house (final details TBA)
V. BABJ elections
-Date to be Feb 2015
-We need to put out a call for membership and dues
-Derrick Z. Jackson suggests restarting BABJ scholarship program to attract younger members
VI. Adjournment & Announcements
-Our next meeting will be 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15 (location TBD)