Arkadaslar Board Meeting
April 5, 2006
Atilla's Restaurant, Arlington
Alan Gall, Marcia Gnuse, Ken Hill, Judy Jerald, Mike Jewell, Valerie
Olson, Linda Scheffer, Dave Weinman
Guests included Ms. Amy Clark from Ashoka and Ms. Sheyda Taluk, the Ashoka
Coordinator in Turkey. They discussed the mission of Ashoka and the work of
Ashoka in Turkey.
New Board Member:
Mary Helen Madden was elected to the Board for a term to expire in 2008.
Her willingness to serve is deeply appreciated.
Peace Corps’ 45th Anniversary:
The Board agreed to organize either a brunch or dinner for membership and
guests as part of the 45th anniversary celebration of the
founding of the Peace Corps to be held in Washington on Saturday, September
Financial status report was presented by Linda Scheffer. Based upon that
report, the Board made the following decisions:
Of the projected cash balance of approximately $10,000 as of April 5, 2006,
$2,000 would be set aside as a reserve for the Directory to be published at
a future time; $2,000 would be set aside as a general reserve.
The $2,000 given to Arkadaslar from the organizers of the Portland reunion
would be used exclusively for donations.
Donations for this year will be made as follows:
Sevinc Abla, $2000 (from $1,500)
Postsecondary Scholarships, $3,200 (thus doubling scholarships)
Beekeepers, $1,500 (from $750)
C. Erik Olson Memorial Fund, $1,000 (from $500)
Anatolian Artisans, $1,300 (from $425)
Ashoka, $2,000 (from $225).
The meeting was adjourned at 8:45 pm. (A date for the next meeting was not
Notes taken by Ken Hill