South Australian Association for Media Education Inc.
ABN 15 378 408 705
P.O. Box 300
Ingle Farm
South Australia
5098

2009 Executive Meeting Minutes

Wednesday March 25th, 2009, 5.00pm.
Najjar’s Restaurant, O’Connell St., Adelaide
  1. Welcome: Meeting opened 4:30pm
  2. Present: Grant, Nick, Thom, Julie, Andrew
    Apologies: Denise, Tom
  3. Acceptance of Minutes for Executive meeting 12/02/09
    moved: Julie Haar
    seconded: Nick Sibly
    CARRIED
  4. Conference Report: A $5000 debt still remains. Still exploring any avenues available to cover this debt.
  5. Volunteers Grant: PC has been bought. Camera, sound recorder still to come.
  6. AGM 2009 – Wallis Student Critics: Was a success. The Wallis Student Review program is up and running. Involve students via a mailing list to media teachers.
  7. Activities 2009: 23rd April @ ABC Studio 12:30 lunch, tour @ 1:30. SAAME to host 10 potential members. Possible screening of ‘Max & Mary’? Grant to publicise ABC Tour with the samplings and via email list. Thom to publicise the ‘Max and Mary’ screening via Metro email list.
  8. Reports: CEASA – discussed running a conference (at a loss – it’s not just SAAME). Discussed video conferencing to reduce travel costs. Discussed professional standards, National Curriculum, teacher professionalism, teachers using relevant technologies, collaboration between organisations.
  9. Finance: No money banked and 20 financial members. $4089.94 (includes the $3420 volunteer grant) in bank, but $5000 conference dept.
  10. AOB: National media associations. WA deregistered from CAMEO. Grant proposes to keep CAMEO link alive.
  11. Next Meeting: TBA

CLOSED at 6:00pm