E-Board Meeting Notes 12/4/16


E-Board Meeting 12/4/16

  • ADCOM at checkout will garner free shipping, entry into a raffle for an exclusive pair of shoes, and give the org $10.
  • 20% off all month
  • Greek Houses now have the opportunity to get customizable shoes


  • No longer coming back
  • Breanna new President
  • Restructure of the e-board will happen over break

Spring Semester Meeting Topic Ideas

  • Photoshop workshop
  • CAS career fair tips
  • Portfolio workshop
  • Case Study: Stephanie & Reagan

What was a success this semester?

  • Social media garnered much attention and has had steady posting
  • CAS newsletter mentions have boosted our attendance

What was not a success?

  • T-shirts

○   Was not enough interest

○   Will try next semester

  • Need more campus outreach

Merchandise for Chicago/useful

  • Notepads
  • Pins
  • portfolio/folder
  • Generic folders with large adcom sticker
  • Steno Pads with sticker on cover

Outreach ideas

  • Get involved with local charities

○   Volunteer

○   Donate

  • Hand out stickers once a month
  • Possible switch meeting dates to another day to accommodate students
  • Valentine’s Day cards for Sparrow hospital (talk to Stephanie)
  • Ask profs if they will offer extra credit for students to attend our meetings
  • Ask profs to show a ppt slide about our org
  • Look into advertising with Center Cinemas

○   On bags

○   An ad before the movie

○   Sponsor a movie

  • Host a mixer at a local establishment

○   Invite CAS

○   Percentage of sales go to ADCOM

Things to change

  • Get an actual room
  • Make the newsletter more consistent and newslettery

Ways to get members involved

  • Member spotlight on social media/newsletter
  • Draft blog/social media posts
  • Icebreakers at beginning of meetings
  • Mentor-mentee program


  • ESCAPE ROOM (talk to Reagan)
  • Oscar watch party
  • Student Super Bowl watch party/ad review
  • Bowling at the union
  • Spare Time social event
  • NCG $5 movie nights

Goals for Next Semester

  • More social activities
  • Membership spotlight
  • More outreach acitivites
  • 1 social activity & 1 fundraising activity a month


  • Over break everyone needs to contact at least 1 company
  • Record contact on spreadsheet
  • Contact companies within a short distance of each other
  • Zenith Optimedia will most likely be the central location
  • Ask members if there is anywhere they want to go within Chicago

Spring Semester Dates and Topics

1/23- Wells Hall Outreach with S2S 11am-2 pm

1/24- 1st meeting of the semester: shoes giveaway, cookies, Chicago info,discount on dues

2/7- CAS Career Fair Prep


3/14- Pi Day

3/28- Recap of Chicago/discussion


4/25- Last Meeting of the year



  • Breanna

○   Contact Rocio about Chicago

○   Get stickers from Melissa

○   Look into resizing stickers

  • Erika

○   Email members about ideas for Chicago

○   Contact at least one organization for Chicago

○   Newsletter format

  • Jessi

○   Contact at least one organization for Chicago

○   PPT slide about ADCOM for profs

○   Add ADCOM to CAS newsletter weekly/biweekly

  • Reagan


○   Contact at least one organization for Chicago

○   PPT slide about ADCOM for profs

○   Add ADCOM to CAS newsletter weekly/biweekly

○   Asking profs for extra credit for members that attend our meetings

○   Dublins/Harpers social gathering ????

  • Stephanie

○   Contact at least one organization for Chicago

○   Research stickers, notepads, folders, pens, etc.

  • Paola

○   Contact at least one organization for Chicago


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