NEBRASKA STATE REACT COUNCIL
President Kevin Rahe called the Executive Board meeting to
order at on
Members present were:
Kevin Rahe, Blue River REACT, President
John Nixon, Dodge
Jenny Jacobson, Pawnee REACT, Secretary
Carrie Kasper, Pawnee REACT, Treasurer
Julie Brendle, Blue River REACT, District 2 Coordinator
Ron Witherwax, Grand Island REACT, alternate Dist 3 Cord.
Rachel Hilderbrand and Blaz, Blue River REACT
D. Ray Brown, Blue River REACT
Phil Ward, Pawnee REACT
Minutes were handed out and read; corrections needed were that D. Ray Brown was at the meeting, spelling of Rachel’s name and the address to the council’s website.
Motion to accept the minutes Carrie Kasper, Treasurer
2nd by Julie Brendle, Dist 2 Coordinator All in favor
Beginning Balance as of June 2008 $54.16
Deposit – camp reservation Witherwax ($0.78 donation)(June) $35.00
Deposit – camp reservation Jenny (June) $34.22
Deposit transfer from Savings $600.00
Check to Jenny Jacobson for Web Site fee for council site $12.95
Check to Carrie for TDC expenses $130.96
Check to Kevin raffle prize purchase $181.89
Check to Kevin for Duplexer for council repeater $389.50
Deposit – camp reservation Kasper (Aug) $37.74
Deposit transfer from Savings $75.00
Check to Jenny Jacobson for paying June 09 camping reservation $113.22
Service Change $0.30
Service Change $0.20
Ending Balance of Checking account $7.10
Savings Account Beginning Balance $1005.59
Transfer to Checking $600.00
Transfer to Checking $75.00
Ending Balance $331.55
*CD - $2124.36
Motion to accept the report - Julie Brendle, Dist 2 Coordinator
2nd by Jenny Jacobson, Secretary All in favor
National Pen Catalog – if teams are interested in ordering anything from this catalog, contact Carrie Kasper to obtain contact info so the company can retrieve the REACT file with the REACT emblem. Teams can also submit ideas for new REACT emblems.
Newsletter from NE Humanities council
The Nebraska State Council web page is http://nebraskareact.com/
The State Council e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org
Nebraska REACT List run by Kevin Rahe, to subscribe send an E-mail to
NE-REACT-Lemail@example.com and you will be added to the list.
Heartland helped Dodge with
Pawnee has been attending council meetings.
District Three- 2 teams in District,
District Four- no teams or coordinator
Capabilities list still needed from teams. Google Spreadsheet is real time on the internet and Kevin is looking into putting the capabilities list on this site. VOAD would like to have a broad Capabilities list for REACT.
Lighted Sign –an axial to make the trailer has been donated, Kevin can now mount sign on trailer. Kevin has one side of frame done, received donation of expanded metal flooring, trailer will be 5 X 10. Kevin purchased lighting and hitch, will turn in bill at next meeting.
Jenny Jacobson, Secretary made a motion to buy a wheel stand for trailer.
2nd by Carrie Kasper, Treasurer All in favor
Mobil Repeater has arrived; Council has approved the purchase of UHF adapters (2) and a duplexer. Kevin has ordered and received the duplexer just need to buy the connectors. Still need to get the connectors.
Fall Conference will be on
October 18; not sure if
Council website – domain name is now .com, will check on if we can also have .org
Raffle – do another raffle like the one the council did this year, but have the drawing be at the August campout in 2009 at Branched Oak and reserve the shelter. Teams donate prizes but make them so it would not be expensive or hard to mail to winners. 1st prize Gas card $150.00
Vest for members – can all look the same when helping other teams and when having a council event. Still waiting for price quote.
Council Golf cart needs new batteries – still need price quotes.
Jeremy had idea on fundraiser?????????????????
Phil Ward talked about Army Mars working with the National Guard.
Next meeting will be October 18 at the Fall conference, teams are still checking on a meeting place and members will be notified by Carrie.
Winter meeting will be December 6, maybe in
The meeting adjourned at
REACTively submitted, Jenny Jacobson, Secretary