KYSPRA Board of Directors Meeting: August 26

The KYSPRA Board of Directors will meet Tuesday, August 26 at the Bowling Green Ind. District School Professional Development & Learning Center* (503 Old Morgantown Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42101). The meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. Central Time and should adjourn no later than 1:00 p.m. The meeting agenda and link to live video is below.

Kentucky School Public Relations Association
Board of Directors

August 26, 2014, 10:00 a.m. Central Time
BGISD Professional Development & Learning Center
& via Google Live Broadcast

1. Call Meeting to Order

2. Introductions of Board Members
a. Newly Appointed: Peter Matthews (KDE), John Wright (Region 5), Tracy Harris (Member at Large), and Shamarie Claiborne (Member at Large)

3. Approve Minutes from May 7, 2014

4. Reports:
            a. Financial Report, Linda Salyer, Association Manager
            b. Membership Report, Linda Salyer, Association Manager
            c. Mentoring Report, Lisa Deffendall
            d. Regional Reports, Board Representatives
            c. Organizational Reports (KDE, KASA, KSBA, KET)

5. Old Business:
            a. Fall Conference Update & Decisions
                        i. Partnership with Community Education
ii. Possibility of creating a KYSPRA scholarship using funds from silent auction

b. Idea of developing PGES communication toolkits for schools

6. New Business:
            a. New Communication Tool Updates
                        i. Twitter
                        ii. KYSPRA Blog (Each Board Member to create at least 1 post)
                        iii. Google Tools

            b. Approve 2014-15 Budget

c. KYSPRA Annual Awards Nominate and Select:
                        i. Richard Thornton Award: Presented to an individual or organization 
                        for exceptional leadership and dedication to public education in Kentucky.
ii. Flag of Learning & Liberty: Given to a person, group, or corporation outside the education field who have made a significant contribution to public education in 
iii. O.V. Jones Memorial: Given to a KYSPRA member for outstanding service to KYSPRA and school public relations.


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