Presentation on theme: "Business Meeting. Thanks to Jessica Culler, Sara Hatch, Jenni Kissinger, Kevin Stube, Doug O’Handley, and Jen Heldmann for helping to organize the Annual."— Presentation transcript:
Thanks to Jessica Culler, Sara Hatch, Jenni Kissinger, Kevin Stube, Doug O’Handley, and Jen Heldmann for helping to organize the Annual Event!
Agenda 2008 Mission Statement The mission of the NASA Academy Alumni Association is to serve the past and present members of the NASA Academy by promoting communications, fellowship, camaraderie, and an esprit de corps among and between all Alumni. Additionally, the NAAA seeks to provide a mechanism to facilitate Alumni participation in programs and projects, both internal and external to the NAAA, that promote NASA and space education, and that communicate the excitement of space exploration and development to the general populace. Update on NASA Academy Programs NAAA Supporting Committees Updating the Bylaws NAAA Merchandise (Laura Burns) Status of the Goddard Academy (Rivers Lamb) NASA Academy Selection Process Changes Endowment fund (Brian Roberts)
Laura Burns will advertise NAAA merchandise.
Kamara Brown will discuss the 2008 Academies at GSFC, ARC, GRC and MSFC.
Serena Eley will discuss NAAA Supporting Committee Efforts and Christina Gosling will present a proposed updated hierarchical structure.
President Vice President of Operations Outreach Committee Chair Mentors Recruitment Committee Chair Recruiters Annual Event Committee Chair Annual Event Organizers Vice President of Finance Public Relations & Fundraising Committee Chair Fundraisers Space Grant Liaisons Secretary of Internal Affairs Webmaster Local Chapter Chairs Local NAAA Members Updating the Bylaws: Future Hierarchy (Given adequate assistance)
Public Relations and Fundraising Goals Fundraising Distribution of funds Maintaining an annual budget Design of professional materials Production and maintenance of a NAAA resume book Advertising External Relations Accomplishments NAAA Brochure Letterhead Business Cards Template Sponsorship Letters Fundraising Sources Fundraising Campaign Sent out about 80 requests to foundations and companies Members Loral O’Hara Serena Eley Christina Gosling Kamara Brown Paul Gosling
Frank Centinello III, Loral O’Hara, and Paul Gosling have provided invaluable assistance throughout the year on the Supporting Committees. Despite their busy schedules, they have been an excellent source for advice and service.
Business Meeting: Part II
Sara Hatch will discuss her interest in starting an Academy at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab.
Rivers Lamb will call in and summarize the status of the GSFC Academy and the overall NASA Academy selection process.
Brian Roberts will call in and summarize the proposal for a NAAA Endowment Fund to sponsor NASA Academy and the idea for NAAA as a contractor for the Academies.