June 1, 2015
The June board meeting ran from 8 a.m. Monday June 1st through 10 p.m. Friday June 5th.
1.) Approve May Board Meeting Minutes
Minutes approved as posted.
2.) Treasurers Report
Beginning Book Balance- 5/1/15 $19,212.69
Total Expenditures- $661.55
-$38.96 Benchmark Email
-$622.59 Check #1084 – Phat Jacks Catering for Legislative Day
-Piryx Member Donations-$147.99
-SSG Forum Ad Renewal – $120.00
– Member Donations by Check – $100
Ending Book Balance- 5/31/15- $18,919.13
3.) Membership Report
The numbers for May 2015 are:
General membership 7656 + 76
Associate membership 53 +1
Youth membership 26 no change
Total membership 7735 +77 on June 1 2015
A copy of the file is stored in the Archives
4.) Committee Reports
Thank you letters were prepared and sent to Chris Zeeb for his support of NFOA through offering a free Concealed Carry class for legislators and to Thunder Alley for donating their location for the event. The class went very well.
[li] Emphasis going forward is working with members of the Judiciary committee to discuss bills not brought forward in Exec to encourage commitment towards further discussion and advancing those bills out of committee. Additionally ongoing emphasis will be placed on scheduling LB289 early in the next session. Several other amendments to certain bills are being examined and work with Senators is ongoing.[/li][/list]
4b.) Member Engagement and Fundraising
The plans for a Raffle during the Annual Member meeting are going well. In addition to securing donations for the Raffle, the process for providing tickets to our members and strategies to increase the opportunity for expanding the Raffle, with adding new members as a benefit are underway.
Ongoing Facebook and Twitter efforts continue to generate excellent results. Dedicating a monthly budget for boosting Facebook engagements was discussed.
4d.) Web Admin
Discussed methods for tracking and trending Forum Activity cross referenced to Social Media efforts was discussed. The board will examine analytics from New Member, Most Online and New posts to establish baseline data to trend specific efforts.
5. Member Meeting
Promotional campaigns for the August 22 Member continue. Agenda for activities is firming up.
6. Old Business
NFOA Member merchandising website is almost ready for launch.
7. Action Items
Printing of NFOA recruiting posters
Printing of Member Postcards