Marshall Area Stage Company October Board Meeting

MAFAC October 7, 2018 7:00pm

Attendance: Paula Nemes, Brian-Paco (Jonathan), Bill Moudry, Bob Schwoch, Maureen Keimig, Judy Houselog, Brent Lamfers and Ross Holmberg.

-Meeting called to order at 7:11 pm.

I. Bill motioned to approve the September minutes. Judy seconded; motion carried.

II. Treasurer’s Report- emailed to Board by Brent. Hat money for Shakespeare was $163.00. $200.00 was received for MASC tech services. Brent contacted

     Tickets to the City reference lost check. Maureen motioned to approve report. Brian seconded; motion carried.

III. Old Business

A. Brent continues to monitor website so it’s up to date.

B. Committee Reports:

a. Production Manual/Liability/ Process Timelines- No new info at this time.

b. Costume Inventory- Judy(Lead)-Garage sale has been postponed.

C. Radio Drama, Winter Stories directed by Paula Nemes- moved to 2019- Saturday Feb 2 at 2pm and 6:30 pm and Monday Feb 4 at 6:30 pm.

     Auditions January 6 and 7 at MAFAC at 5pm. Brian motioned for free will offering for admission with 50/50 split with library. Ross seconded; motion carried.

D. Spring Show -MACTFest- Meeting set for 11-11-18 at 2 pm at Perkins to work on SMAC grant.

E. Mamma Mia! 2019 Musical- Good response at Parade for Mamma Mia promotion.

IV. New Business

A. Tech Support- Flats and Props loan to Calumet Players for Doublewide, Texas- Oct. 12-21

B. Recycling Promo Videos- Roger Schroeder-nothing new at this time.

C. Sound upgrades- SMAC Equipment Grant- Brent will email SMAC to extend project end date.

      (note: No item D and E listed)

F. MASC 2019/2020 Season proposals Survey Monkey form- Waiting for update from Becki.

G. MASC Collaboration w/ LBOH on 1776 in Fall of 2019 is no longer being considered.

H. Patron Drive- Update- Brian suggested we do a go fund me during our drive. Maureen would like the Board to think

     about using the funds to purchase new video equipment.

I. SMSU- Homecoming Parade October 6th -Thank you to those who participated.

J. SMAC Artist Retreat, Ortonville, September 29th –None of the MASC Board attended this year.

K. Light Up The Night- Independence Park- Brian motioned to participate this year. Paula seconded; motion carried. Paula is willing to direct

    “How the Grinch Stole Christmas’. Performances will be on Sunday, December 16th at 5:30 and 7:00 pm.

L. Elections:

 President- Bob Schwoch

Vice President- Ross Holmberg

Secretary- Maureen Keimig

Treasurer- Brett Lamfers

Paula motioned to accept the slate of Board officers as given. Brian seconded; motion carried.

2- At Large Members- Open (Mike Lenz declined), Ryan Juutilainen is still willing to serve another term. Bill nominated Brian for the open at large member position. Brian accepted

nomination. Ross motioned for blanket acceptance of slate for at large members. Paula seconded; motion carried.

Extra Business: Ross motioned to pay $15.00 for the Christmas Tree Walk at the Lyon Co Museum. Brian seconded; motion carried.

-Meeting adjourned at 8:17 pm.

Next MASC Board Meeting- Annual Meeting, MAFAC Art Center, November 4, 7:00 pm