I think it's a good idea too. I'm not sure what the SGA would think of
it. If we asked, I'm sure they'd say that we should have our own
specific practice times, but on all our update forms we are only asked
to write down the days we meet the most.
So, if this is something we decide we'd like to try, I wouldn't worry
too much about SGA approval. As long as we're practicing at the dojo
regularly, have at least one person in charge, and fundraise at least
$75 every year, we should be good.
I'd have to look at the paperwork for out budget this year and figure
out how much we have to spend exactly, but it should be enough to help
support the several dedicated non-dojo members we have (namely,
Danielle and Nick) and encourage a few more to join.
Sorry, I just checked the time and need to go to class. I'll check the
exact numbers and get back to you guys. If this is something we really
want to push for, we need to find out if this should extend to next
year. I need to write our budget before this Friday if we want to keep
the club going.
Quoting Benjamin Pincus <[log in to unmask]>:
> Danielle, this makes sense to me -- I think it sounds like a good idea,
> although I am not sure if SGA would support this set-up, but perhaps they
> don't care. Kirsten, do they ask you to specify a special class soley
> devoted to the UVM aikido club? If not, then I would support this set-up,
> although I would also like some sense of solidarity within the club as a
> group that is both part of ACV and is also a separate entity (perhaps a UVM
> club seminar once a semester, get togethers, etc.). Otherwise it wouldn't be
> a club; instead, it would be simply a UVM subsidy of individual Aikido of
> Champlain Valley students.
> Benjamin Pincus
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Danielle R. Pecor" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Saturday, January 28, 2006 9:58 AM
> Subject: Re: An idea i came up with after the meeting
>> Hey everyone!
>> Well, after the meeting yesterday i came up with an idea of what to do
>> about the club. I'm sorry I didn't come up with this during the
>> meeting, but i'm not much of a verbal thinker. I just want to hear
>> others feedback on it.
>> The idea would be to change around how the club is run, but still
>> technically have it apart of the SGA. Instead of having a set time to
>> go down to the dojo everyweek, we use the funds to help finance ppl to
>> become members of the dojo (I dont know how much money the club gets or
>> if this is appropriate), then they could pick their own times. For
>> example: A person really wants to join, but can only do it certain
>> times of the week (like many of them). The club could maybe help with
>> some of the cost of membership (like maybe $10 or $20 a month while
>> school is in session).
>> I don't know if this idea would work at all, I just wanted to throw
>> this idea out there since i didn't say much at the meeting (I couldn't
>> come up with any ideas at the time).