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University of Arkansas at Monticello
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CIS Student Organization

2005-2006 Academic Year

CIS Club Events
(Updated: April 15, 2006)

The CIS Club will meet on the following dates during the Spring 2006 semester:

The CIS Club officers will meet on the following dates during the Spring 2006 semester:

Don't forget about the Job Fair on April 19!

The CIS Club will hold a bake sale as a fundraiser to raise money for the team's contribution to the American Cancer Society. This event will be held on April 20, from 10am until 2pm. You can donate snacks such as cookies, cupcakes, brownies, or any other baked goods. You can also donate your time to help work the bake sale. Email Jessica Jarvis (CIS Club President) at jarvisj2002@yahoo.com if you are interested.

The Relay for Life will be held on April 21, from 7pm to 7am! The theme is a carnival. You can bring games, food, or decorations that is associated with this theme. There will be a sign-up sheet in the CIS office for anyone that would like to walk. Anyone can sign-up so bring your friends and family.

At the next club meeting (April 27) the club will swear in the new officers for the next school year. The club will provide cake and punch so come join the celebration!


Chi Iota Sigma Minutes for April 6, 2006

Board Members Present: Jessica Jarvis, Timmy McCorkle, Joseph Friend, Samantha Bunting, and Tillie Russell

I. Officer Reports:

a. Vice President -- Rev. Alfred Branch will accept the food items for the Easter food drive.
b. Scholarship Officer -- no report.
c. Treasurer -- Joseph reported that the UAM account has a balance of $166.92. The Simmons Bank account has $1,465.47.
d. Secretary -- read the minutes of the last meeting. A motion passed to accept the minutes.

II. Old Business

a. Easter Food Drive will end April 11, 2006.
b. Relay for Life will be held on April 21, 2006 from 7pm to 7am.

III. New Business

a. New officers elected:
i. President -- Timmy McCorkle
ii. Vice President -- Tillie Russell
iii. Scholarship Officer -- Melanie Burch
iv. Secretary -- Doug Mote
v. Treasurer -- Joseph Friend
b. Motion passed for CIS club to pay the entrance fee for the Relay for Life.
c. Motion passed to have a carnival theme for the Relay for Life.
d. The relay team members should wear a club t-shirt the night of the relay.
e. Motion passed to have fundraisers during the Relay for Life.
f. Motion passed to have the CIS club pay for decorations for the Relay for Life tent. Donations are being accepted in the CIS office to reimburse the club for the decorations.
g. Career Fair will be held Wednesday, April 19, 2006 from 10am to 2pm. Career services are taking resumes until April 7, 2006. All resumes that would like to be put in the CIS resume book may be turned into Ms. Hopkins by April 14, 2006.
h. Candis Taylor reported that Bryan Fendley has job positions open for the summer and fall terms.
i. Melanie Burch, Jamie Hays, and Timmy McCorkle placed 2nd at the programming contest.
j. Jim Ellis and Jessica Jarvis placed 3rd place at the programming contest.
k. The CIS Awards Reception will be held April 25, 2006 at 12:30 in the UC Capitol Room.

IV. Meeting Conclusion

a. The next club meeting will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2006.

Respectfully Submitted,

Tillie Russell
Secretary


Chi Iota Sigma Minutes for March 2, 2006

Board Members Present: Jessica Jarvis, Timmy McCorkle, Joseph Friend, Samantha Bunting, and Tillie Russell

I. Officer Reports:

a. Vice President -- no report.
b. Scholarship Officer -- no report.
c. Treasurer -- Joseph reported that the UAM account has a balance of $166.92. The Simmons Bank account has $1,309.78.
d. Secretary -- read the minutes of the last meeting. Motion passed to accept the minutes.

II. Old Business

a. Kaylon Langford gave a report on the Acxiom trip.
b. The Valentine's Day care packages were a big success. The CIS Club filled and decorated 7 boxes.

III. New Business

a. A motion passed for the club to hold an Easter Food Drive beginning March 28th and ending April 11th.
b. A motion passed for the club to participate in the Relay for Life on April 21st. More details will be given during the April meeting.
c. Officer elections will be held at the April meeting. The elected officers will take over Fall 2006.
d. The job fair will be held on Wednesday, April 19th. More details will be given during the April meeting.
e. The club voted to have Italian food for the next club meeting.

IV. Meeting Conclusion

a. The next club meeting will be held on Thursday, April 6th.

Respectfully Submitted,

Tillie Russell
Secretary


Chi Iota Sigma Minutes for February 2, 2006

Board Members Present: Samantha Bunting, Jessica Jarvis, and Tillie Russell

I. Officer Reports:

a. Scholarship Officer -- no report.
b. Secretary -- read the minutes of the last meeting. Motion passed to accept the minutes.

II. Old Business

a. There is still a small and large CIS t-shirt for sale. The cost for each is $7.00.

III. New Business

a. The club will take a trip to Acxiom on February 14, 2006. Members who are interested in going should sign the sign-up sheet. There will be a short meeting Thursday, February 9, 2006 to discuss departure times and transportation.
b. New officers elected:
i. Vice President -- Timmy McCorkle
ii. Treasurer -- Joseph Friend
c. The club passed a motion to participate in the Valentine's Day Care Package Drive. The decorated boxes will be filled with personal hygiene items, school supplies, entertainment items, kitchen and/or food items that students can donate. There will be a box for the items and a sign-up sheet in Mrs. Nancy's office. The packages must be delivered to the Admission's office no later that February 13, 2006.

IV. Guest speaker: Mr. Jeff Dombrowski, Programmer/Analyst at Wal-Mart

Respectfully Submitted,

Tillie Russell
Secretary


Chi Iota Sigma Minutes for December 1, 2005

Board Members Present: Karl Vesecky, Jessica Jarvis, Samantha Bunting, Chris LaGrone, and Tillie Russell

I. Officer Reports:

a. Vice President -- Food Drive was a big success. 550 cans were collected.
b. Secretary -- read the minutes of the last meeting. Motion passed to accept the minutes.

II. Old Business:

a. There is still a small and medium- sized CIS t-shirt available for sale.

III. New Business

a. Yearbook photo needs to be taken after this meeting to turn in for the yearbook.
b. Acxiom trip may be held next spring, possibly in February.
c. Mr. Dombrowski would like to come to speak in March or April of next year.
d. New members will be inducted during this meeting.
e. Toys collected from the toy drive will be wrapped at the end of this meeting. The gifts will be delivered for needy children this Christmas.

IV. Book Stipend winners include the following:

a. Felicia Leaks, Brittney Banks, Tironeka Brown, Amanda Bramlett, Samantha Bunting, Kaylon Langford, Joseph Friend, Marquita Washington, Doug Mote, Erin Cracolici, Matthew Adams, Shannon Grantier, Jennifer Charles, Lawrence McCoy, Jessica Jarvis

Respectfully Submitted,

Tillie Russell


Chi Iota Sigma Minutes for November 3, 2005

Board Members Present: Karl Vesecky, Samantha Bunting, Chris LaGrone, Jessica Jarvis, and Tillie Russell

I. Officer Reports:

a. Treasurer - Simmons account balance: $1,251.99
UAM account balance: $304.34.
b. Vice President - Food Drive October 24th - November 18th. Items may be brought to the CIS office 101. Bonus points may be offered from teachers.
c. Secretary - read the minutes of the last meeting. Motion passed to accept the minutes.

II. Guest speaker: Steven Forrest spoke about "High-Tech Jobs"

III. Old Business:

a. Continue to remember the food drive.

IV. New Business

a. Coat Drive - bring new or like-new coats. This drive starts November 4th.
b. Toy Drive - bring gifts for boys or girls ages 0-16. This drive will end November 30.
c. Bowling Trip - possibly the week before Thanksgiving. Will cost $2.25 for each game and $1.25 for the shoe rental. Motion passed that the trip may take place.
d. CIS Book Stipends - Applications for the stipends are due by November 11. Five stipends will be given to the club with at least one going to an officer. Ten stipends will be given to CIS Minors and Majors who meet all requirements.
e. Preregistration begins November 9, 2005.
f. CIS Division will supply the food for the December meeting.
g. Floppy disks are now available in the CIS office.
h. Motion passed to pay $30.00 for the club to have part in the upcoming yearbook.

V. Meeting Conclusion

a. Next meeting set for December 1, 2005 at 12:30pm.

Respectfully Submitted,

Tillie Russell


Chi Iota Sigma Minutes for October 6, 2005

Board Members Present: Karl Vesecky, Samantha Bunting, Chris LaGrone, and Tillie Russell

I. Officer Reports:

a. Scholarship Officer - Steven Forrest to speak at the next meeting.
b. Treasurer - Simmons account balance: $1,183.36, UAM account balance: $304.34.

II. Old Business:

a. Stopped taking donations for Hurricane Relief Victims. Two big boxes of items were collected.

III. New Business

a. Motion passed to elect Jessica Jarvis vice president of Chi Iota Sigma.
b. Jessica was sworn into office.
c. CIS club t-shirts. Must have a minimum of 12 orders, only about 7 members were interested.
d. Motion passed to have a Thanksgiving Food Drive. Acceptable items would be can foods and non-perishable food items.
e. Pumpkin decorating contest. Tillie will take responsibility of getting the pumpkin decorated and submitted by noon on Oct. 26.
f. Steven Forrest from SEARK will be the speaker at the next meeting.
g. The December meeting will contain a give away of five Book Stipends to members of the club that have attended at least two meetings. One of the stipends will go to an officer.
h. Beware of Phishing attempts through your email.
i. Reminder: Students check your email often to be notified of upcoming events, such as, the Acxiom trip.
j. The executive council will make the decision of what food will be furnished at the next meeting.

IV. Meeting Conclusion

a. Executive council meeting will be October 27, 2005 at 12:30pm.
b. Next meeting set for November 3, 2005 at 12:30pm.

Respectfully Submitted,

Tillie Russell


Chi Iota Sigma Minutes for September 1, 2005

Board Members Present: Karl Vesecky, Samantha Bunting, Chris LaGrone, and Tillie Russell

I. Old Business:

a. The items that were unable to be delivered to the soldiers across the seas were donated to the Chamber of Commerce to give out to people in Monticello, AR who may need them.
b. Recycling Program - Russell Corker has agreed to supervise the program for one more semester.

II. New Business

a. Dues for one semester will be $6.00. For the whole year, dues will be $10.00. Chris LaGrone or Ms. Hopkins will take money for future members.
b. Last day to pay for dues will be October 6, 2005.
c. Motion to add Karl Vesecky to the checking account made by Tillie Russell. Pamela Hopper made a second motion. The club also has agreed to remove Robin Logan from the account.
d. The club will donate items of need to the Hurricane relief victims by bringing the items to the CIS office, Rm. 101.
e. A blood drive will be held in the UC Green Room on Wednesday, September 14, 2005 from 9:30am - 4:00pm.
f. The American Red Cross is accepting cash to donate to the Hurricane relief victims.
g. The Chi Iota Sigma members are planning a trip to Acxiom in Conway, AR around October 11th or 13th.
h. Members may sign up for Potluck dishes in the CIS office, Rm. 101.

III. Meeting Conclusion

a. Next meeting set for October 6, 2005 at 12:30pm.
b. Members will vote on the office of Vice President at the next meeting.

Respectfully Submitted,

Tillie Russell