Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, September 11th 2014

Board members present: Hannah Kerner, Kristina Monakhova, Andrew Harris, Michael D’Angelo Staff members present: Date and Time: Agenda:   ​Proposal by John Conafay Chapter Guide Constellation Annual Report SpaceVision Annual Awards and Elections   Items Discussed: Chapter Guide updates: John Conafay, Kristina Monakhova, and Andrew Harris provided updates on the status of the Chapter Guide […]

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Council of Chapters Meeting Minutes, September 3rd 2014

Chapters Present: Virginia Tech SEDS, Boston University SEDS, CU SEDS, UB SEDS, Iowa State SEDS, Purdue SEDS, NCSU SEDS, ODU SEDS, Colorado School of Mines SEDS, Clarkson SEDS, UA SEDS, Utah SEDS, UCLA SEDS, University at Michigan SEDS Board/ Staff Members Present: Kristina Monakhova, Andrew Harris, Chris Ogden Time and Date: 8:00 PM September 3rd […]

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Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, August 20th, 2014

Board Members Present: Hannah Kerner, Jack Lightholder, Audrey Horne, Kristina Monakhova, Andrew Harris, Michael Staff Members Present: Dan Pastuf Time and Date: 9:05 PM, August 20th, 2014 Agenda: Annual Report Chapter Growth Push Cash Push Thiel Foundation Collaboration Business Plan Competition SEDS on Pushtribe Staff review Onboarding/transition documentation   Discussion: Annual Report Discussion: Dan and […]

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Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, August 13th, 2014

Board members present: Hannah Kerner, Jack Lightholder, Audrey Horne, Andrew Harris, Kristina Monakhova Staff members present: Dan Pastuf Date and Time: 9:05 PM, August 13th, 2014 Agenda: Vote to Approve the 990 form Annual Report Chapter Guide Constellation Discussion: 990 Form: Due to increased revenue, Dan Pastuf noted that we are required to file a […]

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Board of Directors Meeting, July 30th, 20

Members Present: Hannah Kerner, Jack Lightholder, Audrey Horne, Andrew Harris Date: July 30th, 2014   Agenda: 1. Updates 2. Constellation discussion 3.   Items Discussed 1. Updates: The members present updated the board on their progress. Items of note: Jack: Currently waiting on Dan Pastuf to move forward with the addition of Brad Cheetham and […]

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Board of Directors Meeting, July 2nd, 2014

Date: July 2nd, Persons in Attendance: Hannah Kerner, Kristina  Monakhova, Andrew Harris, Michael D’Angelo, Arjumand Alvi   Agenda: 1. Board of Advisors discussion/vote 2. Rebrand discussion/prep   Items Discussed: 1. Board of Advisors vote: After brief discussion and a background on the subject from Dan Pastuf, the Board voted to approve Brad Cheetham as a member […]

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Board of Directors Meeting, May 27th 2014

Date: May 27th, 2014 Persons in Attendance: Hannah Kerner, Audrey Horne, Kristina  Monakhova, Andrew Harris, Michael D’Angelo   Agenda: 1. Updates 2. Finance Discussion 3. SEDS Rebrand Review Items Discussed: 1. Updates Andrew Harris: Reported on the new-and-improved task tracking and reviewed good practice for its usage. Kristina Monakhova: Set up SpaceTalks Facebook event, scheduling a meeting with […]

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SEDS USA Board and Staff Meeting Minutes, May 18th, 2014

Date: May 18th, 2014 Persons in Attendance: Hannah Kerner, Jack Lightholder, Kristina Monakhova, Andrew Harris, Arjumand Alvi, Mack Goodstein, Chris Ogden Agenda: 1. Partners and Friends Program 2. SEDS USA Rebrand 3. Board of Advisors Update 4. Task Tracking Update 5. SpaceTalks Items Discussed: Partners and Friends Program: Hannah Kerner advised the Board and Staff […]

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Board of Director’s Meeting, April 27th, 2014

Date: April 27th, 2014 Board Members Present: Hannah Kerner, Audrey Horne, Kristina Monakhova, Andrew Harris, Michael D’Angelo Board Members Absent: Jack Lightholder, Arjumand Alvi Staff Members Present: Dan Pastuf Agenda: 1) Updates on last meeting’s action items 2) Space Talks 3) SEDS one-pager suite 4) Website update 5) Annual report 6) Notable staff updates Items Discussed: […]

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On March 28th, SEDS USA kicked off SpaceTalks, a bi-monthly Google Hangout that brings space industry leaders face-to-face with SEDS members from across the country. The first SpaceTalk featured Will Pomerantz, VP of Special Projects at Virgin Galactic. Will—who is himself a SEDS alum—presented about his hopes for the future of human spaceflight. His presentation […]

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