WUVets Meeting Minutes
April 4, 2017
James Petersen Brown President, WUVETS
Angela Peacock UCollege Secretary/ Social Media, WUVETS
Alex Reiter Engineering
Ann Merkle A&S Anthropology
Rae English Brown
Alex Reiter, Engineering, is Sergeant at Arms. Unanimous.
End of semester BBQ, Lakeside Park, May 7 11-4.
Honor cords will be purchased through Ashley McGruder in Lieberman Center. She will purchase 40 from our budget. $5 each, $190 total with discounts and shipping.
July 1st is the deadline to get Veterans Day locked in. Check with all speakers and ensure who is coming.
Bob McDonald- tentative. Check again in July.
Tammy Duckworth did not say yes or no. Check again in July.
Paul Szodra- CONFIRMED flying in
Tim Smith—CONFIRMED local
Kayla Williams- not asked yet, still waiting on others
Veteran’s week with SLU and UMSL coming up week of April 3.
Vetworking in AB Hall Courtyard April 4.
Almost Sunrise movie showing April 7 at 7 p.m. at Boeing.
Need to begin grant process with SVA.
Budget for 2017-18 school year is due to them June 1st.
End of Summer BBQ / Family event. Bring side dish. We will pay for meat. Sun May 7- Lakeside Park 370
Veteran’s Day event: $145/night in Knight Hall on campus. WashU gets flights through southwest.
We need a way for people to RSVP. Start making donation list. James will email AAR, budget, etc to rest of us.
Provost Thorp approved the opening of an Office for Military and Veteran’s Affairs. It will have 1 staff member. HOORAY!