Sept. 9, 2013 Minutes

(Awaiting approval)

Attending that signed in:

Dana Soderberg, Debbie Murphy, Sharon Kaczmarczyk, Catherine Thomas, Jean Brennan,  Sean Randall, Heather Swenson, Julie Malloy, Theresa Collucci, Jacqueline Sullivan, Ann C Ferro, Martha Rheinhardt,  Janice Rohlf, Michelle Linn, Chimeka Gallant, Con Johnson, Gary Linehan, Kris Jackson, Jennifer Doherty, Elaine Donahue, Kristine Jackson

Meeting started at 6:06

 President  (Sean Randall):

  • Sean summarized the purpose of SPA and listed the events that we host during the year.
  • We recently donated $20,000 towards the new STEM program at Sturgis which will benefit both East and West Campuses.
  • Mentioned that most of current board will be gone next year and need others to learn about SPA to take it over.

The prior meeting’s (June) minutes were approved by unanimous vote

Eric Heiser

  • Mentioned that SPA scored their best IB scores ever
  • MCAS results were consistent with prior years
  • SMART lunches are available.  Go online for more information
  • Open Houses October 25 for East and October 26 for West

Vice-President (Catherine Thomas):

  • Spoke about Convocation and funding ideas
  • Categories of membership have different values and benefits
  • Setting up data base-need volunteer to update it

Treasurer’s report (Dana Soderberg):

  • Current cash balance $19,613
  • Voted that we would fund $7,800 of itemized requests from the school administration and keep reserve to cover budgeted and unexpected expenses this school year

Hospitality (Jean Brennan and Sharon Kaczmarczyk):

  • Listed events covered by Hospitality
  • Need more volunteers


  • Same location at Cape Codder Resort on April 5, 2014
  • Need ideas for entertainment
  • Need volunteers


Next meeting October 7, 2013 at West Campus

Motion to dismiss at 7:50


Minutes by Debbie Luke Murphy