Board Meeting Minutes December 2022

Jan 12, 2023 | Blog, Meeting Minutes, Uncategorized

Andersen DEANS Foundation

Meeting Minutes


  1. Call to order

President Nick Orzano called to order the regular monthly meeting of the Andersen DEANS Foundation at 6:30pm at the Phase I Club House.

  1. Roll call

The following members were present: 

General Session and Closed Session: Dr. Lewis, Michael Dye, Tim Blackburn, Darren Anthony, Carter Weir, Nick Orzano, David Jubitz, Chase Rief, and Kevin Harbour.

General Session Guests:  Brett Butler, Bobby Girard

  • General Session
    1. Principal’s Report:
      • Interviews for office assistant last week. Process moving forward.
      • 25 people at last Principal Chat hosted by Dr. Lewis
      • Holiday program on December 15th, Early out on December 23rd.
      • Discussions on new classroom furniture ongoing
      • Teachers have requested funding for:
        • 3rd grade wordly wise
        • Snap circuits for science
  1. Events
    • Deans Dinner Dance
      1. Pricing discussed
    • Tour de Port Streets
      1. Planning ongoing. Targeting next week for Save the Date email.
    • Golf Tournament
      1. Planning ongoing

Closed session

  1. Committees
    • Finance
      1. 42% of families have donated YTD
      2. End of year email coming out to push for additional donations in 2022 tax year
      3. Still looking for 1 Dolphin Academy teacher
    • Donor Committee
      1. N/A
    • Sponsors
      1. N/A
    • Marketing
      1. N/A
    • Events
      1. Non-major events
        1. Minted Holiday card fundraiser happening
        2. Boomers – Wednesday March 15th is a go. 11am-3pm.
        3. Additional planning/coordination for surprise visitor during flag deck on 12/23
  • Use of Funds
    1. Awaiting report from district on existing plant.
  1. Board procedures
    1. Discussion ongoing regarding process of nominating new board members and board construction.

Nick Orzano adjourned the meeting at 8:40pm.

Minutes submitted by:  Kevin Harbour


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