SAN FRANCISCO PRESS CLUB MEETING March 24, 2020 (Meeting via Zoom video conference) Updates: Kevin Salwen, the co-author of “The Suspect” about Olympic bombing suspect Richard Jewell, lives is the Bay Area and is interested in working with SFPC as a guest speaker. There is a new CZI Community Space in Redwood City that offers free meeting and event space for nonprofit organizations in San Mateo County. This venue could serve as a potential hosting site for our public events.
Minutes from phone meeting January 30, 2020 5:30pm In attendance: Jim Kirkland, Dave Price Edrie Blackwater, Alexis Terrasas, Bill Parks, Ed Remitz, Jane Northrop Call to order Item 1: Discussed changing of membership pricing and voted to change to the following annual structure: $25 student $45 professional $35 senior (70+) Item 2: Reviewed First Amendment Coalition (FAC) proposed panel discussion. Board is in favor of the topic: Sunshine Session: What everyone should know about accessing public
San Francisco Press Club Board Meeting–January 14, 2020 Via D’Este, San Francisco Board members present: Jim Kirkland, Jane Northrop, Edrie Blackwelder, Bill Parks, Ed Remitz, Dave Price, Antonia Ehlers Call to order: The board agreed to push the Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards earlier this year. Our overall goal is to host them in May. For this year, it is unrealistic but we will shoot for September of 2020 and hold the awards in May of 2021.
SFPC notes for 10-17-19 Dinner: will we be presenting a Lifetime Achievement Award and, if so, to whom? same question for the Bill Workman Award choose a name for the Duffel award Dufflel would like to invite her lawyer as he has been so helpful to her in her case. I have said we will pay for his dinner as well as Kathi and Bailey’s. They will not be staying overnight at the hotel. They chose to Uber from
San Francisco Press Club Meeting Minutes Oct. 3. 2019 Present: Dave Price, Bill Parks, Juan Gonzales, Alexis Terrazas, Ed Remitz, Jim Henderson, Antonia Ehlers, Curtis Sparrer, and James Kirkland Awards Contest/Dinner There are 210 entries compared to 310 last year. It was suggested that a possible reason – our deadline was conflicting with the SPJ contest. So far 29 people have signed-up for membership in SFPC. Board members were reminder to submit their membership fee, which
Meeting notes for August 1, 2019 phone conference call. In attendance: Jim Kirkland, Antonia Ehlers, Dave Price, Alexis Terrazas, Edrie Blackwelder, Ed Remitz, Jane Northrop, Juan Gonzales, Curtis Sparrer Agenda: discuss and vote on membership fees, intern program Membership fees voted in: $50 membership. Vote amendment unanimous – Membership fee at $50 unanimous $30 for entry member $40 for non member $15 for student Benefits to member ship: Membership card Contest discount Panel discussion Internship (fellowship) program
Board meeting minutes – May 23, 2019 at Serra High Agenda Call to order – Jim Kirkland called the meeting to order at 6:01 p.m. Minutes – There were no minutes to review Financial report – Dave Price reported that the club has about $12,000 in the bank. Items: Recognition – The SFPC board welcomed Curtis Sparrer to his first meeting New board members vote – Curtis Sparrer was elected unanimously as a new board member. Contests – The ongoing
Board meeting – March 7, 2019 – 6pm at Serra High AGENDA Call to order. Jim Kirkland called the meeting to order at 6:05 p.m. Attendance: Jim Kirkland, Antonia Ehlers, Ed Remitz, Dan Brown Jane Northrop, Dave Price, Bill Parks, Juan Gonzales Minutes: There were no new minutes presented. Everyone had read the minutes from the January phone meeting (distributed via email). Financial report: Dave Price reported that the club has a balance of $12,000, which means we’re financially
Minutes for 12-13-18 meeting held at Luceti’s on 25th Call to order 6:00 pm In attendance: Jim Kirkland, Antonia Ehlers, Dave Price, Ed Remitz, Bill Parks, Jane Northrop, James Henderson Minutes approval of last meeting held to next meeting General discussion about the awards dinner was very positive. The venue remains popular and our guest speaker was amazing. Agreed that we will keep the venue for next year. Idea: should we reach out to winners and congratulate them afterwards?
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police will stop releasing the mug shots of people who have been arrested unless they pose a threat to the public, as part of an effort to stop perpetuating racial stereotypes, the city’s police chief announced Wednesday. San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott and outside police experts said they believe the department would be the first in the nation to do so based on concerns about racial bias.