PMA Meeting Minutes – May 8, 2019

Norwood High School, Library

Call to Order:            7:08 pm

Welcome by Paul Campbell, President

Attendance: Paul Campbell (President), Patrick Marquis (VP), Tracey Jones (Treasurer), Ed Ferris (Publicity/Webmaster), Amy Doherty Nee (Secretary), Katie McConnaughy (Publicity), Patricia Souza (Choral Coordinator), Janice Hall (Ways & Means), Marcia Leonard (Ways & Means), Kristen Serratore (Ways & Means), Tony Caravello, Mollie Caravello, Cathy Connor-Moen (Director of Fine Arts), Becca Jackson (Jazz Coord), Diane Wilson, Sarah Jackson

  1. Approval of Last Month’s Meeting Minutes: Paul Campbell

Motion made and seconded to approve the meeting minutes of April 2019:  

Motion approved.

  1. Treasurer’s Report: Tracey Jones
  • MICCA was great success
  • Reviewed $ in and out

Motion made and seconded to approve FY (April) treasurer’s report:

Motion approved.

  1. Vice President’s Report: Patrick Marquis
  • PMA board member positions confirmed for school year 2019-2020.
  • Should we sell merch at upcoming middle school spring concerts – decision made not to
  1. Ways & Means: Janice, Kristen, & Marcia
  • Car wash this Saturday May 11th. Paul has signs and materials. Set up at 8:00
  • POPs Friday, May 10th
  • Jazz night Monday, May 13th
  • Give out flyers at concerts about OneNorwood override vote
  • Discussion about presence of OneNorwood materials at Memorial Day parade. Maybe hand-out flyer
  1. Choral: Patricia Souza
  • Need to revise the ways in which kids volunteer at events, such as assignments and tasks
  • Need separate hospitality person and additional coordinator
  • Maybe appoint a head student volunteer
  1. Fine Arts Jackets: Sarah Jackson
  • Sarah has asked students whether they would like a Fine Arts Letter Jackets – it’s a yes from kids
  1. Marching Band
  • Marching band meeting Monday 5/20, CMS auditorium
  • Start collecting money June 4 for camp if override goes through
  • Music camp August 19th-25th
  1. Cathy Moen
  • Has money from Great East
  • May 24 is elementary group Great East – hosted here at NHS
  • May 31 we are hosting Great East at CMS
  • Senior awards May 23rd
  • PMA scholarship form due May 7th
  • MICCA results – several groups received gold and silver medals
  1. Quorum: 2018/2019 PMA Board, there are eleven (11) voting Board Members. In order to have a quorum, six (6) Board Members must be present.
  2. NEXT PMA meeting will be June 12th at 7PM in the HS Library

Adjourned at 8:01 pm

Minutes respectfully submitted by Amy Doherty Nee