Minutes - February 2, 2006

Minutes, February 2, 2006; Watson 110

The meeting was called to order at 6 pm by President Josh and the members
present introduced themselves

--Faculty Advisor Report: 

--Treasurer.s Report:  Jim (on behalf of Sandrah M.) reported that we are
currently solvent with a balance of $211.



1)  Trips for spring.several ideas were discussed for trips in the spring:
Day trips:
  --St. Charles
  --Cook County

Multi-day trips (Spring Break or after finals):
	--Southern Illinois (Tamms, Menard, Big Muddy)
	--Western Illinois (E. Moline, Dixon, Thompson)
	--California??? North Carolina???

2)  Potluck.It was decided that Thursday or Friday would be the best for a
potluck and the exact date would be left to Sandrah M. (February 24 at 6pm has
been selected).

3) ACA Fall Conference.this year.s conference will be in Charlotte, North
Carolina, and NIUACA members are strongly encouraged to attend.  Josh
suggested that we start planning now so that we do not get caught in a
time crunch at the last minute.  Planning will begin after the March
meeting.  Also, members should consider submitting papers for the poster
session.  Anyone interested can contact Josh (jstone@math.niu.edu) for
more details.

4) Troy Melendez.it was suggested that we have Troy speak again this
semester. Josh will contact troy and make the arrangements for date, time,
and place.

5) Angola, April 20-23 - Signup is beginning and costs will be kept as
low as possible.

With no further business, the meeting was adjourned. 

Any questions, drop me a note. Jim Thomas - jthomas@math.niu.edu

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