Sep 12

September 2005


Board Meeting – September 12, 2005

Present: Pete Burkey, Jim Reier, Carson Mantooth, Mark Logsdon, Larry Logsdon

Treasurer’s Report: $442.38

Old Business:

  • Holland State Park observing night went over very well. Good skies and many campers visited, learned, and observed
  • The school board has approved the planetarium upgrade. Between $25,000 – $30,000 was approved
  • Approved, each month a portion of the monthly meeting will be devoted to astronomy history
  • SAAA received a certificate from NASA for SAAA using NASA articles in the newsletter. Peter has acquired a frame for the certificate and it will be placed in the planetarium

New Business:

  • Board spent considerable time discussing methods of increasing membership. Web site was discussed and Jim and Carson are working on the site to get it updated. Thanks guys!
  • Discussion held regarding program schedule for 2005-06
  • Mark Logsdon provided master of the SAAA brochure and Larry Logsdon provided copies for membership

Respectfully submitted by Larry Logsdon