Board Minutes

  • February 12, 2016

    Posted on 2016-02-12

    Attendance: Phil Greco, Kevin Tims, William Willis, Dave Kaufman Policies for future events were outlined, future informational emails and policies were outlined, New Inlet Chamber Orchestra policies were outlined. Update on successful Symposium.

    August 26, 2015, 8:00pm

    Posted on 2015-08-26

    Attendance: Phil Greco, William Willis, Kevin Tims, Dave Kauffman. Several items were discussed involving future festivals and professional development. There were no items that required board approval for this meeting. There are future plans for grant writing. The new branch (New Inlet Chamber Orchestra) will be hosting events in the next few months. Several financial items were also discussed.

    July 8th, 2015

    Posted on 2015-07-09

    Attendance: Phil Greco, Kevin Tims, William Willis, James Infranca: Several items were discussed involving the creation of the New Inlet Chamber Orchestra Branch. All terms were agreed upon and contract was signed. Also, several items were discussed involving future professional development for music teachers. The possibility of hiring a documentarian next year was approved. There was discussion about the flyer for the symposium went out without board approval. There were also plans put in place for expanding beyond music professional development.

    April 10, 2:00pm

    Posted on 2015-04-10

    Attendance: Kevin Tims, Phil Greco, Bill Willis. Several Items were discussed involving the future projects in the upcoming year, involving possible professional development days for teachers.

    October 24, 2014

    Posted on 2014-10-24

    Attendance: Bill Willis, Kevin Tims, and Phil Greco (via electronic conference). Membership fee was discussed and voted on. Footer was composed for upcoming presentations. Updates for website are due to happen. Also public display of email addresses was discussed as they will be presented at the NYSCAME Symposium, of which the Ethics Chair and new President of Aesthetics Branch will be presenting.

    August 28, 2014- 7:00pm

    Posted on 2014-09-03

    Attendance: Kevin Tims, Phil Greco, James Infranca, Bill Willis. There was discussion of a professional development class being written by Jimmy. He also brought some outstanding textbooks on the subject of project based learning. There was also a review of our bylaws regarding our possible upcoming music festival. There was discussion of various details regarding this upcoming festival, including policies, finances, etc. It was announced that thee may be guests at our next meeting who may be willing to help run this festival.

    July 18, 2014- 7:00pm

    Posted on 2014-07-18

    Attendance: Kevin Tims, Bill Willis, Phil Greco, and Dave Kauffman. Details for a possible music festival for the spring were discussed. Details discussed involve money, districts involved, logistics, ethical concerns, dates, purpose, and size. Issues concerning recent developments in our county music organization. We also discussed ways to give more opportunities for music students to be involved in festivals. Ideas for possible scholarly articles to be written and published in various journals.

    May 23rd, 2014 3:30-5:30

    Posted on 2014-05-23

    Attendance: Phil Greco, James Infranca, Bill Willis, Kevin Tims. James discussed the development of a Scope class in Project Based Learning. Possible title was discussed and the technology that will be used. Bill mentioned the fact that there is an election we must attend for another local non-profit. We are looking to do some collaborative events. Kevin discussed and shared his research on grant application for our consortium (student lecture series) events. Edmodo was discussed by Phil Greco. Deadline was set for NYSSMA conference: abstracts and titles by October. We need to update website for Bill's bio.

    February 28, 2014 - 3:00-5:00pm

    Posted on 2014-03-05

    Attendance: Kevin Tims, Phil Greco, James Infranca. Discussed idea to submit proposals to NYSSMA for running workshops at their Winter and Summer Conferences. Also discussed running courses through scope. It was mentioned by Kevin that we need our high-definition version of our Logo on all paperwork and emails we send out. Bill Willis proposed the title of a possible workshop (not to be published yet) which was APPROVED by the board. As per request of M. Mitchell, his position on the board will be abolished as of today.

    May 24, 2013 - 3:30

    Posted on 2013-06-15

    Attendance: Phil Greco, Kevin Tims, William Willis, James Infranca

    1. Motion to upgrade email abilities: APPROVED
    2. Kevin Tims verified the PayPal account and transferred monies to the general account
    3. Motion to appoint PR Director: APPROVED
    4. William Willis discussed postponing the Spring Social until early Fall, the inclusion of videos, lesson plans, and forums in disbursed membership emails
    5. Phil Greco discussed the facets of the internet radio broadcast
    6. James Infranca presented course ideas and plans for an interactive PBL portion of the website
    7. Kevin Tims discussed lecture possibilities for the Society at Hofstra University