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March 12, 2008 Baton Rouge LSMSAAA Meeting Minutes

These are the minutes of the meeting that I am mailing out to all signed up members. Let me know if you are in the Baton Rouge area and an alum and would like to join to group.

LSMSA Alumni Association – Baton Rouge Chapter (Informal)

Minutes of March 12, 2008 Meeting

Location: D’Angelo’s on Jefferson Highway
Time: 11:30 a.m.
*LSMSA Update
Lowe’s Greenhouse Grant day is May 3 for all alumni who are interested in helping out in Natchitoches. Interested persons who can help with construction should contact the school.
Teacher Appreciation Week is April 28 through May 2. If a particular faculty member has touched your life, be sure to drop them and e-mail or card. The school’s current address is 715 University Parkway, Natchitoches, Louisiana 71457.
Louisiana School has an updated website at complete with an updated alumni database. Please check the database and make sure your contact information is up-to-date.
The Louisiana School Foundation is coming to Baton Rouge for a training on April 12, 2008. The Friday night before, April 11, 2008, there will possibly be a social for interested alumni and Foundation members.
J.C. Wells distributed copies of the PALS (Parents of Louisiana School) newsletter to attendees.
*LSMSAAA Elections
Elections for the statewide LSMSAAA are coming up. Nominations for statewide officers closed on Friday, March 14, 2008. In order to vote in the elections, you must pay your alumni dues of $12 by a certain date. You can send your dues to LSMSA Alumni Association, 715 University Parkway, Natchitoches, Louisiana 71457.
*Local Goals
Sarah Neau volunteered to assist the group and the school in targeting private schools in the area as a source of potential LSMSA students. Anyone who has an ability to help with getting private schools in the area to allow LSMSA staff to visit and speak to the students should let us know if they are interested in helping out.
Individual alumni can help out by educating their local state officials about the value of Louisiana School.
Individual alumni can help out by being available to Dr. Sharon Williams to educate parents and potential students are recruiting meetings at local schools. Contact the school if you are available to help. The Baton Rouge group will ask Dr. Sharon to consider always having at least one male and one female graduate of LSMSA at each meeting.
*Nominations of Local Leaders
The group decided to temporarily appoint the following people to leadership positions, pending the formal establishment of a Baton Rouge chapter of the LSMSAAA:
J.C. Wells – President
Emily Black Grey – Vice President
Kristy Boxberger – Secretary
*New Business
Emily Grey will draft a sample constitution.
Foundation board seats are available. Contact Dr. Pat Widhalm is you are available and interested.
Emily Grey will draft a word document for getting LSMSA Alumni signed up for the Baton Rouge chapter.
The next meeting will be announced via e-mail. If you live in the Baton Rouge area and are interested in attending, but have not attended before, send your address to so it can be added to the mailing list.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for posting the minutes here as I couldn't open the email attachment.