We’re voting next meeting so you should come!
Here are the minutes for this week:
GO AROUND:Are you registering for any cool environmental classes? Alternative Energy Strategies, Philosophic History of American Environmentalism, Wetland Ecosystems, ooooooo
ANNOUNCEMENTS & OPPORTUNITIES:
Committee on Sustainability:
–If you want to learn how to be involved or have questions about things like Green Fees, check out COS’s page at http://www.wm.edu/sites/sustainability/index.php or email the fabulous Sustainability Fellow Patrick Foley at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info about proposed summer projects & plastic bag recycling project & COS Grants!
Trash Pick-Ups: Meets Sunday, details on time and location to come via listserv and Facebook
-please come out and take part!
Hip Hop Caucus Action on Climate Campus Tour: this Thursday at Hampton University from 6-8pm
-free as long as you register ahead of time here http://climate.hiphopcaucus.org/tourdatesandtickets
We have to clean the SEAC Office!
-Sign up for shifts on a googledoc posted here: http://seac.blogs.wm.edu
AMP Sustainability Smoothie Bike: Wednesday 4-6:30pm on the terrace
Students for Animals Interest Meeting: Wednesday 6pm in Washington 301
Lecture on Global Warming and Indigenous People s in the US: Thursday 7pm in Andrews 101
Virginia Powershift: April 5-6th in Richmond! Talk to Anne if you’d like to go!
-it’s FREE (despite what the form says) and you can register here
Work in Local Garden with Sharpe: this Saturday from 1:30-4:30, talk to Ben!
Service Opportunity: Clean Up College Creek: March 29th, 9 am to noon
-partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, City of Williamsburg, Williamsburg Presbytarian Church
-meeting close to Movie Tavern
SEAC Retreat!: Sunday April 13th
-more details to come
It’s Almost Election Time
the next couple meetings will go something like this:
- March 24 – Nominations for elections, talking about SEAC retreat and other events
- March 31 – Relayfoods speaker (Katie), election, SEAC retreat discussion
- April 7 – ???
Nominations happened! Feel free to email us with nominations for the positions if you missed it. The positions are:
Co-facilitators (2) lead group discussions; help guide organization; prepare meeting agendas
SEACretaries (2) send out meeting minutes and meeting reminders; manage listserv
Historian/Webmaster (1) take photographs, manage and update SEAC blog (with minutes, pictures, updated descriptions)
In-reach (2-3) helps develop the organization itself, plan social events, parties, campfires, movie nights, bonding
Treasurer/Fundraiser (1) manage SEAC finances, fills out annual budget request
Outreach Coordinator (1-3) helps spread word about events and initiatives (Facebook, email, posters); connect with other groups on and off campus (ex: CCAN, APO and PSP, other service groups, etc.)
Co-facilitators (2) Madeleine, Jacob
SEACretaries (2) (Audrey?), Hannah, (Katie?)
Historian/Webmaster (1) Shane, Anne, Ashley, Erin, Kallie, Arie, Ian H
In-reach (2-3) (Michael?), Jacob, Shane, Ian H, Anne, Ashley, Natalie
Treasurer/Fundraiser (1) Scott, Adryan, Kevin
Outreach/Publicity (1-3) Ben, Abby, Anne, Elana
Here are our current sub-campaigns: (which have their own list-servs)
Recycling: Meets Wednesdays 8 in the SEAC office; Email email@example.com to be added to the Recycling listserv! Also the free market is now open Tuesdays and Thursday 5-7.
-solo cup initiative is making progress!
Gardening: Meets Tuesdays 5-7 (outside) or 6-7 (inside) and Sundays 3-5 in the Campus Garden behind the Caf/Commons dining hall; also meets on Thursdays at 7pm in the SEAC office. Email firstname.lastname@example.org be added to the Gardening listserv!
-getting people on board with recycling coffee grounds
Energy Justice: Meets Sundays, SEAC office 7-8pm; Email email@example.com to be added to the EJ listserv!
-we’re going to Surry this Sunday at 3 if you want to come!
-our meeting will be pushed back to 8pm this Sunday
IN the FUTURE…
Current Events Discussions:we are going totalk about recent events and articles in upcoming meetings
Guest Speakers: if anyone knows some interesting speakers that could come to campus, let us know!
Former SEACers Networking: we have three confirmed alumni who maybe could talk at the SEAC retreat so again if you know anyone let’s get in contact
SEAC Retreat:things you want to teach us? good food you want to eat? crafts you want to share?
-Come to our upcoming SEAC Retreat (and email Scott or Natalie if you have ideas)! It will be happening on a Saturday in April, and graduated SEACers will likely be coming to talk to us.
*email us with ideas if there is something specifically you want to talk about*
Contact info in case any of you need it:
Email Natalie & Scott for any questions, comments, or even just to say hi!
Office hours: every Monday in Blair 205 at 8-8:30
SEAC Office: back of Campus Center behind the atrium; if you need access to the SEAC room let Natalie/Scott know but remember to clean up after yourself!
Have a fabulous week ya’ll!
Madeleine Boel, SEACretary