University of Minnesota, Morris
Commission on Women
Advisory Board Meeting Summary
Date: April 25, 2003
In Attendance: Clare Strand, LeAnn Dean, Miriam Panton
Not Present: note: all other board members had prior commitments
Items discussed: Spring Luncheon details, assistance needed, and give away items purchased.
Stress reduction information will be available to participants throughout the house. Handouts and samples on these topics: aromatherapy provided by Gail Hockert and Jane Kill; relaxation provided by Lori Koshork; chocolate provided by Shezwae Fleming; music by Deb Mahoney; massage provided by Christine Dent; fridge magnets, pens, canvas bags for previous board members, and fruit pizza dessert provided by Commission on Women; poster entitled “tend and befriend” provided by Shannon Kielblock; lovely stress-free environment of the LaFave house provided by Maggie Larson, Nancy Schuman et. Al.
Post event note: attendance included more than 80 women including retirees, faculty spouses, staff and faculty. Many positive comments were expressed. Some suggested making this an annual event. Apologies to all who wished to attend but could not due to conflicts such as class.
Next Board Meeting with new board members to be held in August.
The 2003-2004 CW board members are:
Tammy Faux- coordinator
Clare Strand- past coordinator
Argie Manolis- returning
Pareena Lawrence- new
Michelle Page- new
LeAnn Dean- returning
Jen Zych- new
Miriam Panton- returning
Carol Ford- returning
Colleen Frey- new
Anyone interested in participating in the CW via subcommittee is welcome.
Contact the coordinator.