HSA General Meeting Minutes 4/7/2011

Thursday, April 7, 2011


Ethnic Resource Center (ERC) Lounge

Attendees: Mailor, Chong, Mykhou, Becky, GerJerry, Bao Vang, Taylore, Xay, Simon

I. Check-in:

What do you think the secret to a good life is?

II. Updates:

  • Co-Chairs:
    • Meeting with Leo last Friday about Hiram Johnson High school tour
      • Leo will contact Anna Jiang and then email HSA.
    • Meeting with dancers (Nag Tshiab) tonight at 8pm is canceled because Simon has class. Will meet this weekend. Sunday @5:30pm.
  • ISHE:
    • ISHE committee meetings are now on Wednesdays. Moving time slot to 7:30pm instead of 7:00pm in order to have more time to prepare.
    • Next committee meeting on Wednesday, April 13, @E^2 conference room.
    • Mixer last Friday, April 1, went well.
    • Facilitators of any workshop for ISHE: please email Becky of list of things you need for your workshop!
    • Itinerary is finalized. Will be sent out shortly.
    • Still recruiting bus chaperons to go pick up students. Please contact Becky if interested!
    • Applicant numbers have moved up to 26!
  • Historian:
    • HSA retreat on Saturday, April 9, 2011.
      • Starts at 11am.
      • Meeting at Joe’s Pizza and Subs (Quarry Plaza).
      • Sending out email shortly with itinerary.
    • HSA Field Day debrief
      • Positives:
        • Was fun.
        • Awesome food.
        • Good bonding.
        • Accessible location.
        • Group clean-up.
        • Good teamwork at BBQ-ing (cooking) food.
        • Group going home together.
      • Deltas:
        • Have and define rules of activities beforehand.
        • Less competitive games.
        • Choose different location for physical activities.
        • Start on time.
        • Better preparation for all types of weather.
        • Better outreaching to HSA community.
        • Have a larger variety of food, include vegetable dishes.
        • Have a rotation so everyone can join in all activities.
        • Prepare food the night before so less time is spent on prepping.
        • Have instructions to cook food so that many people can help.
    • Year End Ceremony (YEC) presentation
      • Powerpoint of last year’s YEC.
      • Explanation of YEC: purpose, goals, event.
    • YEC Committee this year.
      • 1st committee meeting: Friday, April 8, 2011 3:30pm-4:30pm @Becky’s Lounge.
      • Rest of the meetings this year will be on Tuesdays. Time and location will  be announced.
      • Anyone can participate in the planning process except graduating seniors, or seniors who wish to be honored during this year’s YEC.

III. Bonding Activity

IV. Announcements/Comments

  • Vietnamese Student Association’s Charity Show on Saturday, April 9, 2011
  • E^2 job openings.
  • Deadline to add/swap/drop classes is April 15th, 2011.

V. Check-out:

What is one thing you would want people to remember you by after your death?


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