KPP Quarterly Meeting June 11, 2011

The June quarterly meeting will be held at
Kansas Wesleyan University
100 E. Claflin Ave. Salina.

The meeting will be in Room 325 of Pioneer Hall.

Coffee at 9:30 with meeting starting at 10:00.

We plan to finish about noon and have lunch together nearby.  

Please join us.  Here is a link to the campus map.

Tentative Agenda

10:00 am.  Call to order – Introductions, changes, additions to agenda

Minutes of last board meeting– Nan Porter

Treasurer’s report – Dave Schafer

President’s report – John Poertner – Wichita – High School art in Paraguay.


Travelers on POA grants (approved or pending)

            Steve Richards – Trip Report

Jared Bixby – Zoo project – Trip Report with Bob Klemm

Five Times Harder – traveling

            Dr. Randall Goering – approved

            Jay Newton – approved

            Slawomir Dobrzanski – action requested


Old business

Policy regarding gifts for exceptional volunteers

Membership drive – draft letter

Student handbook for new Paraguayan students – next steps

Contacts: ESU – Gonzalo Bruce; WSU – Nan Porter; PSU – Alice Sagehorn; Washburn – Tina Williams and Miguel Gonzalez-Abellas; FHSU – Josephine Squires and Avi Kempinski,; KSU- Bob Klemm and Sara Thurston-Gonzålez; KU – John Poertner

New business

            Reduce price of annual meeting.

            Graham Kreicker  – supplemental small grant request.


Committee Reports


Education – Mary Bradshaw, Edith Black, Kim Kreicker, Arla Jones            

            Scholarship Fund – $66,000 – This years Kansas recipient – Sarah Stern

            Youth Ambassadors – KS and PY – KPP taking over Sonidos project from Kansas YAs

            High School Exchanges


Emergency Preparedness – Steve Richards


Health  – Merrill Raber

Agriculture – Dave Schafer

Cultural Arts – Lynn Wilson, Arlo Kasper, Merril Raber

Reach Out – Kim Kreicker, Arla Jones, Bob Klemm (membership)

Civil Society – Donna Schenck-Hamlin

International trade – Melissa Birch

Natural resources – Bob Klemm   

Tentative Meeting Schedule for 2011 Saturday Quarterly Meetings:

September 10th at  Johnson County Community College

December 3rd in Wichita


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