Minutes March 10, 2017

Texas Community Education Foundation
March 10, 2017
Jim’s, San Antonio TX
Present: Mauri Williams, Phil Houseal, Loretta Huddleston, Helen Kimsey

Treasurer’s Report
Total Balance $36,207.86
CD1 10,983.87
CD2 10,276.92
Money Mkt $14,947.07

Marketing Report
Phil upgraded the web site to be mobile-friendly. This will ensure it shows up in searches on browsers as well as be readable on smartphones.

Conference Report
Helen spoke with Bridgett Gothberg and Bob Wittman about offering to help with funding for the national conference to be held in conjunction with NSPRA this July 17 at the Hyatt Downtown in San Antonio

Moved (Mauri) and seconded (Loretta) to offer up to the following amount in support:

5-10 scholarships @ $395 = $3950

Pay hotel expenses for Sally Andrews to present = $500
Stipend for national speaker = $1000
Luncheon = $795
Motion passed

Board will request that TCEF receive acknowledgment and branding for its support.
Phil Houseal will attend to assist Sally and represent TCEF.
Phil will prepare a one-page application for scholarships to the event.
He will distribute to projects on his last known email database. Application Deadline May 15.

Mott Foundation
Helen reported that the Mott Foundation is holding a meeting April 4 to look at reviving its National Advisory Board. According to Bridgette, they have two slots available for Texas representatives to attend, expenses paid.

Phil will contact Becky Gossen to see if she has interest, given her previous involvement with both state and national organizations. Also Sally Andrews.

Next Meeting
Friday, May 19, 2017, to go over scholarship applications