3-26-14 Meeting Minutes

President- Katie Reysack

-Happy Disability Awareness Week!

-Vote on giving funds to Case Study Team

-April 4th: NickeGLOWdeon Dance-a-thon

-Check-in at 6:00, Dance from 7-11

-SPHA Google Doc

-Congratulations to the New Members of SPHA!

Vice President- Ashley Kuykendall

-Congratulations to all new members!

-Check out the new calendar!

Treasurer – Erika Holliday


-Otherwise it’s $5 per WEEK (not meeting) until it’s paid!

-Contact me if you have trouble paying!:)

Service- Liz Chau

  • Big Event: Saturday 9:00-1:00

    • Meet on the Mall at 8:30

    • Complete the Big Event waiver online:

      • www.serve.truman.edu, The Big Event, 2014 Big Event Waiver

  • Infant Health Awareness Day: April 7, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    • Decorate onesies

    • Meet in Haiti tent in Quad

  • Special Olympics: April 26th

    • 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. OR 1:50 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    • Olympic Village

    • Look for an email and Google Doc

  • Alcohol Awareness Week Volunteers needed

Education- Lauren Maag

  • Next Stress Free Friday will be on April 4th

  • Global Health Week is on April 7th and some events will count as education hours! I will send out an email with a detailed list of events that will count.

  • Disabilities Awareness is in full swing!

    • If you attend the Student Panel led by Dr. Jennifer Hurst, it counts as an education hour.

      • 7 P.M. in MG 2001

-If you have items for Wellness Packs don’t forget to give them to me and we will Pack them after the meeting today.

Professional Development Chair- Katie Larabee & Carly Scott


  • Dates to keep in mind:

-April 11th———– Alumni Mock Interview Day

-April 15th———– Student Research Conference

-April 22nd———- TrumaCare: Is Your Heart in Healthcare?

-Questions? Email Katie or Carly — kml8875 or cms3328

Social Chair- Kimberly Emery

-Capture the Flag- Scooter Style!

-April 6th @ 2:00pm-4:00pm

-Multipurpose Room of the Rec

  • Wear clothes you can easily run around in and tennis shoes.

  • Waiver will be signed at the door.

Public Relations- Sara McVety

  • Come help set up the trophy case for an hour of education!

    • Wednesday, April 2nd at 3:30pm

    • The trophy case is located in Pershing right by the health science offices!

Fundraising- Nemo & Chelsea Little


-Any Suggestions? Questions? Comments? Males how do you feel?

MOPIP- Sarah Strickler

-Congrats new members!

-To everyone going to M.O.T.M – have fun!!

-Wellness Symposium in Omaha – contact me if interested: ss1845@truman.edu

Webmaster- Luke Knoche

-Congratulations to the new members of SPHA.

-Meeting minutes of 3-5-2014 not posted due to power point being deleted.

 Dr. Wodika

  • Upcoming Activities

    • Environmental Buddies

      • We’re making paper! April 24th at 1:30

    • High Street Clean Up

      • April 22nd at 4:30 (Earth Day!)

    • Conferences

      • SHES April 1, V.H. 1000 at 3:30

      • Environmental Studies, April 5th TBA

  • Consider Missouri Public Health Association membership! ($25.00 for full time student!)

    • MPHA Annual Conference

      • September 23-25th in Columbia, MO

      • Think about presenting a poster!

Case Study

Total estimated cost of trip (excluding transportation) = ~$895

–Hotel cost: $81 per night (2 rooms for 2 nights)         = ~$325

–Registration fees = $75 per member             =  $450

–Meals Dinner Friday & lunch Sunday ($20/person)          =   $120

•Requested $350 from Student Senate

– Received $135

•Requesting MO-PIP funding

•Request from SPHA = $500

•Bellacino’s fundraiser (4/1/14) = ~$100(hopefully!)

•Receiving free travel from HES Dept. =  ~ $340

Bellacino’s Fundraising Night

-Tuesday April 1st

-Support the Case Study team by ordering Pizza, Grinders, or Fro-Yo at Bellacino’s