University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
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September 2005

Pitt-Johnstown SAC Association Council Meeting
Wednesday, September 14, 2005
12:30 PM

Present:          Andrea Leibfreid, Jeanne Susko, Bob Knipple, Andrea Sadvari, Joan Keirn, Roxanne Blough, Judy McGuirk, BetsyGoenner, Pam Bosic,  Karla Garman, Joyce Radovanic

Bob Knipple made a motion to approve the August Minutes; Betsy Goenner seconded the motion.

 This was our first meeting with new members:  Karla Garman, Joyce Radovanic, and  Pam Bosic.

  • Jeanne Susko and Joyce Radovanic were elected to represent SAC on the JPBC.  149 ballots were sent out; 70 were returned.
  •  President Ethridge approved to give two Staff Awards this year; Community Service and Campus Service.
  • New Staff Breakfast – Sharon Wilson will chair this project.  Joyce Radovanic will check on rooms to see what’s available for October 21st.
  • Rose Reesey Scholarship – Bob Knipple will again head this project and gather all the necessary information.
  •  Katrina Project – We had wonderful support.  The many donations were boxed and picked up and passed on to the victims.  The monetary donations were passed on to the American Red Cross.
  • Trick or Treat – This project will be chaired by Andrea Sadvari and Pam Bosic.  Drop off for candy donations will be posted in the near future.
  • Project Bundle Up –The Salvation Army contacted Bob Knipple to help with ‘Project Bundle Up’ on October 15th and 22nd.  Bob will send an email and ask for volunteers to help needy children pick out coats, boots, gloves, hats, etc. from the JC Penney Store in the Galleria.
  • Holiday Party – Jeanne contacted the Sunnehanna Country Club.  December 9th is the only available date they have.  Jeanne will follow up with Bev Walerysiak to see what contacts Bev has made.
  • Halloween Parade – We will not participate this year.
  • Trips – We will hold off planning any trips until after the first of the year other than Judy McGuirk checking on Pitt football tickets to see if a trip could be arranged.
  • Bob Knipple will check on the ‘Windber Lights Display’ held around Christmas time.              
  • Lunch Certificate – The winner of the lunch certificate was Jeff Sernell
  • SAC Night Out – Was held at ‘The Bistro’; 10 people showed up.  The next SAC Night Out will be held October 13th at ‘Katie’s Place’.
  • Move in Day - We had several volunteers drive new students/parents/friends to and from wherever they needed to go.  It was a lot of fun and we received many compliments.

The following cards were mailed:

  • 8/5/05 – Corinne Gaboda – sympathy – brother died
  • 8/8/05 – Michelle Mock – sympathy – son died

E-cards – Work Anniversaries

  • Sept 1  Linda Erwin – 20 years
  • Sept 1  Jennifer  Kist – 7 years
  • Sept 1  Diane Lenio – 7 years
  • Sept 1  Chris Stumpf – 9 years
  • Sept 4  Jeanne Susko – 31 years
  • Sept 19 Judy McGuirk – 17 years

E-cards – Birthdays

  • Sept 8  Andrea Leibfreid
  • Sept 17 Pastor Jim Gay
  • Sept 21 Pam Sabol
  • Sept 26 Pat Richardson
  • Sept 29 Andrea Sadvari


            Jeanne Susko made a motion for the meeting to adjourn, Joan Keirn seconded the motion and the meeting adjourned at 1:25 PM.

Next Meeting

            Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Last Reviewed: October 5, 2005