Meeting Minutes: JACC Board–June 2, 2021

Meeting Minutes: JACC Board Meeting--June 2, 2021



Journalism Association of Community Colleges

Board of Directors Meeting 

June 2, 2021  |  Online - Zoom

2:30-4 p.m.

  1. Call to Order 2:30 p.m.
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes from Aug. 28, 2020: JACC Board meeting minutes, August 28, 2020
  4. Management Report: Joe Wirt, CNPA
  5. Directors’ Reports
    1. Faculty President Cecilia Deck 2:45 p.m.
      1. Spring 2021 Convention comments
        1. More input into things for the future
        2. She didn’t have the feeling of camaraderie
        3. Use the same quiqo chat/crowd cast
          1. Link it to sched
      2. Fall 2021 Conference (s) plans
      3. Summer plans
        1. Fac social two weeks after the semester starts
        2. Student ed camp close to beginning of school
      4. State-level representation re: curriculum, TMC, C-ID
        1. They need a four and two year rep; things are being held up and ask someone in jacc
      5. Requests for endorsements/participation by JACC--48 hours notice 
      6. Sharing resources
    2. Student President  Oden Taylor 3 p.m.
      1. Student leaders: Please feel free to choose a spokesperson or each share individually.
      2. Affinity groups--let’s do them 
      3. Want more focus on social media, such as TikTok
      4. Discord: networking platform mostly used for gamers
      5. Recover #JACCChat--revive via Discord
    3. NorCal Student Rep. Steven Rissotto
    4. NorCal  president Tara Cuslidge-Staiano
    5. SoCal president  Nicole Vargas
    6. SoCal Student Rep. Cheetara Piry
    7. Communication  Director Nancy Kaplan-Biegel 3:15 p.m.
      1. Correction to agenda (date)
      2. Photos are up for board
        1. Still need Nicole
        2. Do we include Judy (official anymore?),Cindy, Maryanne, and Toni?
      3. I will be posting agendas/minutes for meetings now (after they are approved). I personally like Maryanne’s template for it. But your call. 
      4. Need to decide on final and formal repository for JACC materials.
        1. Dropbox
        2. Google Drive
      5. Need to trim the number of accounts we have with Google
      6. Do we want to try video lessons again?
      7. Bring back JACCChat for fall? Maybe start in August to help train?
      8. Do we want a editors training in August? Student-led?
      9. Need to know who are current members are for this coming year. 
      10. Ad: Was Southwestern included if they are still members? 
    8. Secretary-Treasurer  Patrick Schmiedt
      1. Financial Report
      2. Contest updates 
    9. Four-year Rep. Waleed Rashidi 3:30 p.m.
      1. Outreach to CSUs and other four-year journalism programs
    10. Industry/alumni Rep. Evan Solano
  6.  Discussion/Vote items 3:45 p.m.
  7. Old business:  
  8. Adjournment
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