Inland Empire Modern Quilt Guild
Executive Board Minutes
January 22, 2018 – 6:30pm
Joann’s Fabric and Craft
Ontario Gateway Center, 4470 Ontario Mills Pkwy, Ontario, CA 91764
Members Present: Laura Greene, Gayle Bennett, Cat Wallace, Pat Klassen, Candace Kimball, and Trish Williams
Review and accept January meeting minutes for approval.
Motion voted and approved for December Board Meeting and January General Meeting minutes.
VP Programs-Cathleen Wallace
Jessica Cook’s ‘Go Modern-Go Mini’ quilts- contact Jen to add blurb on website
March meeting Lynn Hanna -Post Quilt Con Presentation
Rasmussen is presenter in April for Negative Space Challenge. Make an announcement to members to bring “A quilt” to March meeting for Upland Library Exhibit.
May is Laura instead of Pat for Transitional Quilter.
VP Communications-Jen (absent, but Gayle has info. on storage space purchase, Vista Print calling cards)
If the board has information that needs to go out to the members, please flag Jen to disperse to one or all as needed and/or post to the website.
Minutes taken at the general meeting are to contain information given at the meeting only.
General meeting minutes are not to include funds earned by raffle.
30 people have paid 2018 membership fees to date ($1200). Anticipates another 20 people. Dues and raffles this year should be $2,600. Starting the year with $1,871- all bills paid!
Propose purchasing cloud storage for the guild. It will cost $1.99 per month. Voted and approved.
Discussion about upgrading promotional guild material from low-grade paper to higher quality product, the intended use of material (like Quiltcon) and possible costs associated with it. Promotional printing is approved for $100.
Contact Jenn regarding roster and people not registered yet. Add a “registered since column” in membership roster
Pass around a sign-up sheet at the meeting.
Considering Amy French and Lisa Holmes for Charity Chairperson.
Facebook-Jessica – Absent
Everyone participating (1 block = 1 ticket) gets a ticket that will be used for a December drawing. Dark Month for block lotto in April and September.
Donation Table Sales-Vacant
Group discussion about raising additional funds resulted in “Upcycling Fundraiser” for August meeting. This is in lieu of the
fundraiser table. Need chairperson for “Upcycling Fundraiser”. Upcycling is a fundraiser event selling donated modern used/modern new
goods at the August meeting. Members encouraged to bring modern sellable stuff, then all leftovers to be donated.
Sit and Sew; February 11
Using FB as an advertising tool, to promote the activity the board plans to chat on FB about the activity.
Challenges; Negative Space, Song Title
Start drawing at March meeting for a song. You can purchase a second drawing for $5.
IEMQG Quilt Exhibits; Upland Library, Upland Tearoom
Teacups and Treasures, a new venue to possibly exhibit quilts: just opened, sparse decorations.
Coffee Klatch is June. Consider exhibiting Negative Space items, need quilts with sleeves.
See Upland Library below
Upland Library Presentation, March 14, 6 pm
Group discussion about the topic of discussion at the library, what to talk about. Laura read the theme of the activity and the
consensus was we wanted something about successful business women in the quilting community.
Theme “Never the Less She Persisted”
Interview and research several women who have prospered in quilting.
March meeting for presentation in Upland library.
SCCQG Meet the Teacher
April 14; 9 am to 2 pm in Carson at the Carson Community Center
Free if no lunch is eaten. Lunch is $15 (sandwich and drink).
Invite membership to attend the meeting. It is a great resource for future speakers.
February Meeting Agenda
Open meeting with discussion about did Road have enough Modern Quilts
Bring quilt for upland library
Looking for upcycling coordinator
List committee chairmanship on website
Jessica Cook will do modern minis presentation
Show and tell
Next meeting – Feb 19, Joann’s at 6:30, Pollo Loco 5:45