Youth Voting Involvement Association

Thank you!

Voting Involvement Association Nonprofit (VIAN)

 Meeting Minutes

Feburary 14, 2016



President Albert Wen called the meeting to order at 2:00pm

Present:
Albert W. (President)
Dennis D., Leo L. (Vice President)
Brenda C. (Secretary)
Tony L. (Treasurer)
Howard X. (Magazine Editor in Chief)
Joanne W. (Deputy Treasurer - Event Coordinator)
James C., Elizabeth W. (Event Coordinator)
Eva C. (Media Coordinator)
Jason W. (Fundraising Officer)
Ethan L. (Community Service Coordinator)
Lingshan Z. (Chinese Culture Coordinator)
Jedidiah W., Bryan L.
Grace L., Minghong Z., Lan A., Quihong Z., Jane W., Jim W., Kathy W., Dan S. (Parents)
​Kristy C. (Registrar of Voters Office)
Jun Z. (IBM, Adult Supervisor)


Proceedings

Albert  welcomed the group, followed by a short video.


Mock Election

Irvine High School is currently trying to do a Mock Election.


Club Development

Woodbridge HS, Irvine HS, University HS, and Sage Hill HS have a VIA club set up in school. Trabuco Hills HS's club deadline has already passed, so they cannot set up a club there. Northwood is currently working on getting a VIA club set up. 

Finances
Expenses

  • T-Shirts
  • 3-Year Website Plan
  • Nonprofit Organization Application

Gains

  • T-Shirt Sales
  • Donations from Albert, Brenda, Eva, Jason, and Megan

Fundraising Ideas

  • Shop with Scrip (https://www.shopwithscrip.com/)
  • Selling Boba Milk Tea or Art pieces
  • Benefit Concert with VIAN musicians.


Publication

2nd Draft Deadline: Feburary 28


Researchers:
Most researchers have not submitted their first drafts.

As of this moment, only Brenda Chen and Ethan Lee have submitted their work.

Designers:
Brenda submitted her designs on graph paper.


Publication Assignments:

Researchers: 

Megan

Gordon

Brenda

Allison

Ethan

Elizabeth

Tony

Vicky

Brenna

James


Designers:

Julie

Brenda


Editors:

Shannon

Albert


Writers:
Shannon

Leo

Eva

Dennis

Albert

Tony

Jason

Celine

Lingshan


Graphics:

Eva


Copy Editors:

Eva


Editor in Chief:

Howard


Website
Publication will be available through the website.

The website will be publicized through social media. Eva and Brenda Chen will manage the FaceBook page.


Future Community Engagement Events

2/20/2016 (Saturday) 9:15am - 1:15pm:  Irvine Evergreen Chinese Senior Associaton Monthly Meeting
2/27/2016  (Saturday) 9:00am - 12:00pm: Walk the Precinct 

Tentative: Concert Event


2/13/2016 Walk the Precinct Discussion

Jedidiah Wang and Bryan Lu went over tips and suggestions for the next Walk the Precinct.

Everyone who attended Walk the Precinct was asked to share their experience with the present members.

The next possible Walk the Precinct locations include areas in both Tustin and Irvine.


Tips:

- State Name of Organization.

- Know what you are talking about.

- Don't read off a script.

- Don't step on other people's lawns.

- Don't be too close to the doors.

- Don't trespass.

- Be polite.



Next meeting is scheduled on 2/28/2016 (Sunday) at 3:00pm

With no further business, the meeting was adjourned.