Chapter Meeting Minutes 2/7/2022
Morgan State University
Howard County Chapter
February 7, 2022@ 7pm
Attendees: 43 members total
Meeting called to order - 7:02 by Paul Haley
Adopt of Game - Saturday, February 12th at Morgan (2pm for the men)
Presenter - Wes Moore (Democrat candidate for governor)
We watched his biography video.
Highlights from Mr. Moore’s presentation
We have amazing technology businesses in Maryland but still students without WiFi.
Leave no one behind - slogan of the campaign and of Maryland
Has personal experience with fighting for the underdog ( mom w/a Masters -but received little pay
like her male colleagues) (father received a lack of care at local hospital due to systemic racism)
Understands the importance of education but we need to look at health issues, transportation,
tuition, food despair
We need to have a growing Baltimore and Maryland, which benefits all residents of Maryland
Questions from the chapter
Paul - Provide an insight on your non profit. We would find the leaders that are doing the major
issues and fund them. Examples: the Power and 90 to 10 campaign which we funded based on
Ken B. - “You provided a powerful presentation- Thank you for stepping up!
Nicole T. - What is your campaign to make people feel safe, especially related to violence?
Changes in the parole and prohibition system and providing opportunities for all seeking
assistance. We have to stop the ownership blame and now make our communities safer.
Ken D. - Who is your running mate - Aruna Miller a female candidate from Montgomery County.
She is community driven and a public servant.
Paul - How can we support as an organization and individual?
Get a yard sign, donate your time or money, and even attend a meet and greet
TREASURER - report attached
Local schools need a representative for why students should attend MSU (in regards which programs that
are available) with a virtual panel
Karen suggested connect with our scholarship recipients along with one of our alumni members
The topic was tabled, so more clarifying information can be gathered.
Report has been attached
Caribbean Day Party 4/9/22 from 12-4 at Kahler Hall (84 guests maximum)
6 people per table $50 cost of ticket (purchase via the Chapter website)
July 23rd Carb Feast
Safety Protocols based on HoCo standards
Donations are being accepted
Partnership continues and application goal is for 15-20 students
ADOPT A ROAD
(MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION ATTACHED )
Ten Year Strategic Plan has been approved and will be added to our chapter website
Jamaican BobSled team member from Morgan will be competing this Friday
CIAA support will be announced (dates Feb. 22 - 26)
HBCU Classic (Sat. Feb. 19th)(contact the National Alumni information) for ticket information
Question - Who is the person replacing Joyce Brown? Heidi A. Bruce
Adopting the Men’s Game at 2pm
TABLED topic -
Need more information on the HoCo BSAP Virtual Panel
Oct. 8 Homecoming
Another order for chapter jackets or hoodie (hopefully in March)
CLOSING/ ADJOURNMENT - 8:28
Clarence Feb 8
Ruth Feb. 9