Texas Community Education Foundation
March 10, 2017
Jim’s, San Antonio TX
Present: Mauri Williams, Phil Houseal, Loretta Huddleston, Helen Kimsey
Total Balance $36,207.86
Money Mkt $14,947.07
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.
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
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.
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.
Friday, May 19, 2017, to go over scholarship applications