EGSA Meeting Information
Date: 11 August 2015
TBD Welcome BBQ
August 22 Packapalooza
September 19 BugFest
September 25 EGSA Symposium
Social 4 Happy hours, 1 clean up, and 1 movie night since last EGSA meeting
Treasury Overall financial outlook is the same.
President Will be pushing faculty to pay fees for all students beginning Fall 2015
Bugfest Sales Decision (Sophia, James)
Selling at bugfest: Tshirts, onesies, koozies
o No new tee designs, revisit in spring. We can do new colors for size fill-in
o “Frass Happens”; “Everyday I’m shuffling” on the onesies
o Koozies, one color print, Ent logo on one side and pun on the other.
- I mite be drunk – Getting Buzzed – (unless Ent logo must be solo)
- Need these designs soon – ready by 8/28 – submitted by 8/31
o Selling price: tees - $20, onesies - $20, Koozies - $5
o Need more volunteers! – showing bugs and engaging the public
EGSA Symposium (Katharine)
o NCES wants to contribute and speak – need times arranged (8:30-9?)
o Half day of talks and half day of posters
o Potentially follow up with the Welcome BBQ after this event
Outreach Training (Kristi)
o Lesson plans and arthropod info sheets available soon
o Training sessions will be provided this fall – dates TBD
o UAB has pop-up tents for rent – or Gabe has one
o Can we bring non-state-employee/ undergrads with us on undergrads?
Outreach, Symposium, Mike Duke, Social, Fundraising
o Emails will follow - please sign up if you can help – Jobs can be delegated to different members of the committee to help spread the work load.
o Send Gabe Committee description and how many people you anticipate needing
- He will send a sign up and info sheet
o 10 new students in department
o We need to schedule another clean-up!