July 2017 Press Club Board Minutes

Press Club Minutes — July 13, 2017 2 p.m. via teleconference PRESENT: Antonia Ehlers, Edrie Blackwelder, Ed Remitz, Dave Price, Carla Worfolk, Jim Henderson, Jane Northrop, Jim Kirkland, Bill Parks, Jon Orlin and Mark Shaw NEW BOARD MEMBERS: Jim Kirkland, Jon Orlin and Bill Parks were welcomed to the board. Jim Kirkland is the creative director of Climate Magazine in Redwood City. He has enjoyed nearly 40 years in the graphics industry. In that time, he has worked as a

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March 2017 Press Club board minutes

6 p.m. March 28, 2017 at Serra High School, San Mateo PRESENT: Antonia Ehlers, Ed Remitz, Dave Price (via phone), Carla Worfolk (via phone), Jim Henderson, Jane Northrop and Mark Shaw NEW BOARD MEMBER: Antonia introduced the board’s newest member, Mark Shaw. Shaw, of Burlingame, is an attorney, former network TV analyst and author of more than 20 books. His most recent book, “The Reporter Who Knew Too Much,” delves into the circumstances surrounding the suspicious death of famed columnist

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February 2017 Press Club board minutes

Meeting via teleconference, Feb. 9, 2017, at 6 p.m.   Present: Antonia Ehlers, Ed Remitz, Dave Price, Jim Watson, Carla Worfolk, Jim Henderson and Jane Northrop. Greater Bay Area Journalism Contest debrief: Website needs to be updated to fix incorrect information. (That was done Feb. 10.)   Finances: Antonia had a conversation with the IRS and learned that the club’s main operational account is in good standing, and that only the 2015 returns are due. However, she learned that no

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October 2016 Press Club board minutes

Meeting via teleconference, Oct. 21 at 3 p.m. Present: Antonia Ehlers, Ed Remitz, Dave Price, Jim Watson, Carla Worfolk, Edrie Blackwelder. Absent: Jim Henderson, Peter Cleaveland, Jane Northrop, Marshall Wilson. Greater Bay Area Journalism Contest: The general consensus of the board is that the club would mail certificates to the winners. Antonia will handle the printing. Board members will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at Serra High School’s conference room to stuff envelopes. Executive Director: The board

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January 2016 Press Club board minutes

January 14, 2016, 6:30, via teleconference BOARD MEMBERS: Peter Cleaveland, Laura Dudnick, Antonia Ehlers, Jim Henderson, Jane Northrop, Dave Price, Ed Remitz, Aimee Strain, Marshall Wilson, Jim Watson. 1) GREATER BAY AREA JOURNALISM AWARDS DEBRIEF: What went right: It was a wonderful day, the guest speakers were interesting, the energy was high. We had more than 400 entries this year. Problems: • One of our judging clubs did not finish judging its entries in time. Two other clubs were late. 

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November 2015 Press Club board minutes

Minutes of November Press Club board meeting Nov. 4, 2015, 6:30 p.m., Serra High School, 451 West 20th Ave., San Mateo PRESENT: Antonia Ehlers, Ed Remitz, Jim Watson, Dave Price (via phone), Peter Cleaveland and Jim Henderson. ABSENT: Marshall Wilson, Aimee Strain, Jane Northrop. FINANCE REPORT: Antonia said the club is doing better than she expected. She said there was $8,000 in the scholarship account, $7,967.76 in PayPal (contest entry fees), and $5,319.22 in the operations account. Antonia said the

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April 2015 Press Club board minutes

Minutes of April Press Club board meeting April 1, 2015, 7 p.m., Serra High School, 451 West 20th Ave., San Mateo PRESENT: Antonia Ehlers, Ed Remitz, Jim Watson, Dave Price (via phone). ABSENT: Marshall Wilson, Peter Cleaveland, Aimee Strain, Jane Northrop. FINANCE REPORT: Antonia reported that she set up a new account at Chase, and that that the club will keep its existing account there. One account is for the scholarship fund and the other for membership. Accounts at other

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February 2015 Press Club board minutes

Feb. 11, 2015, 6:30 p.m., San Mateo Daily Journal, San Mateo PRESENT: Aimee Strain, Antonia Ehlers, Jane Northrup, Dave Price, Jim Watson, Ed Remitz. ABSENT: Jon Mays, Peter Cleaveland, Marshall Wilson. FINANCE REPORT: Aimee discussed a spreadsheet showing contest income and expenses from 2014 to 2004 that was prepared by Darryl Compton. Ed said the cost per plaque had risen in the past couple of years to $31. He related a conversation he had with the vendor. Antonia said a

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November 2014 Press Club board minutes

Nov. 12, 2014, 7 p.m., San Mateo Daily Journal offices PRESENT: Kristy Blackburn, Peter Cleaveland, Laura Dudnick, Antonia Ehlers, Jon Mays, Jane Northrop, Dave Price, Ed Remitz, Jim Watson, Executive Director Aimee Strain. ABSENT: Marshall Wilson FINANCE/STATE OF THE BOARD: The board discussed the club’s current situation with its new executive director, Aimee Strain. The club has $21,000 in its accounts. Revenues have been decreasing but membership is at 181, up 30-40 from previous years. Aimee said she needs a

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