Welcome Meeting: August 26, 2015

WTCC AIAS LOGOMeeting Minutes for 8/26/2015

Call to Order : 12:15 PM

Welcome to Wake Tech AIAS!!!! (American Institute of Architecture Students)

Dues are $20 for the whole year, see an officer to pay dues, you will be an “inactive member” of AIAS National until our next membership drive but you will be immediately active in our local chapter.

If you would like to directly become a member of AIAS National via their website for $47, please visit AIAS.org. You will immediately be an active member of AIAS National and our local chapter. Please do not do both! If you have questions, see an officer.

Social activities to be involved in:

– This Friday we are all meeting at Buffaloe Lanes (6701 Fayetteville Rd., Raleigh, NC 27603) at 6 PM for a fun night of bowling!
– September 4 we are all going to Downtown Raleigh for the First Friday Gallery Walk.

Volunteer Opportunities:
-AIA Triangle tour on September 26. To sign up please visit the official tour website.
– Habitat for Humanity http://vhub.at/waketech The dates are 9/12, 10/10, and 11/14 and each day is 8:15am-3:30pm.
Lunch is not usually provided so it is likely that we will go somewhere near the site for lunch together. If you would like to carpool, please post a comment below! (Green is GOOD!)

Spring Break:
We are throwing around several ideas of where to go for our Spring Break trip. We are thinking about doing a New York City trip with Mr. Jefferson and a trip to Rome, Italy with Mr. Card, for those who would rather go out of the country.

Cost Estimates (not including club subsidy):
Rome: $1,300 flights & hotels + $300 for food/museums/tours/etc. = $1600New York City: $800 flights & hotels + $300 for food/museums/tours/etc. = $1100

Club subsidy will be equal for both trips, the current estimate is $300/person. HOWEVER, the more fundraising we do, the higher that number goes!
With subsidy:Rome: $1000 deposit by November 1st + $300 club funds + $300 by March = $1300 from student
New York City: $500 deposit by November 1st + $300 club funds + $300 by March = $800 from student

We will vote on these at our next meeting (9/9 @ 12pm & 9/10 @ 5:30pm); to vote you MUST be a paid member.

Tutoring will be available soon! Keep an eye out for tutoring times and dates (they will be posted on classroom doors). If you would like to tutor your fellow students, see Mr. Jefferson or Ms. Julie for more information.

Make sure to follow us on Instagram and Twitter – @wtccaias

Our next meeting is going to be on September 9 at 12 PM in Room 219 (ETB), we will also be holding an evening meeting September 10 5:30-6:00 PM. Hope to see you there!

Meeting adjourned at 1:00 PM

Meeting Minutes by: Caleb Hill

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