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IOPS Salem Chapter Meeting #38

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In attendance on December 8: (R to L) Bill Smaldone, Cheri Tebeau, Michael Tom, Michael Livingston, Sarah Owens, Sara Cromwell Absent: Jaqui Eicher, Elliott Lapinel Discussed: Bill's decision to leave the Chapter.  The meeting began with the usual greetings and catching up.  For once, everyone was on time.  After drinks had arrived, Bill said he had to interrupt.  He wanted to talk about the elephant in the room, namely the decision to fire Michael, Sara C. and Sarah O. from…

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IOPS Salem Chapter Meeting #35

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In attendance on April 21: Bill Smaldone, Sara Cromwell, Cheri Tebeau, Michael Tom, Michael Livingston, Sarah Owens Absent: Jaqui Eicher, Elliott Lapinel Discussed:   Progress in formation of Salem chapter of DSA.  Motion to pledge $100 to KMUZ's spring pledge drive passed unanimously. Dues were collected.   Next meeting is July, date TBD, 2018 at Minto Island Growers Farm Stand, rain/extreme heat location Taproot.

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IOPS Salem Chapter Meeting #36

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In attendance at Taproot on July 28: Bill Smaldone, Sara Cromwell, Cheri Tebeau, Michael Tom, Michael Livingston, Sarah Owens Absent: Jaqui Eicher, Elliott Lapinel Discussed:   Progress in formation of Salem chapter of DSA and Bill's worst day ever teaching, so far.  Dues were collected.   Next meeting is October 6, 2018 at Minto Island Growers Farm Stand, rain location Taproot.

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IOPS Salem Chapter Meeting #34

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In attendance on January 27: Bill Smaldone, Sara Cromwell, Cheri Tebeau, Michael Tom, Michael Livingston, Sarah Owens Absent: Jaqui Eicher, Elliott Lapinel Discussed:   Progress in formation of Salem chapter of DSA.  Sale of Al Sham.  Dues were collected.   Next meeting is April 21, 2018 at Taproot. 

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IOPS Salem Chapter Meeting #33

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In attendance on October 7: Sara Cromwell, Cheri Tebeau, Michael Tom, Michael Livingston, Sarah Owens Absent: Jaqui Eicher & Bill Smaldone (work), Elliott Lapinel (math) Discussed:   Jaqui's new job, the Golden ARCHES Project, KMUZ leadership's failure to plan for Dave Hammock's retirement, the prospects for impeachment of the Liar in Chief, and then what do we do?  Dues were not collected.   Next meeting is January 20, 2018 at Al Sham.

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IOPS Salem Chapter Meeting #32

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In attendance on August 12: Sara Cromwell, Cheri Tebeau, Michael Tom, Michael Livingston, Sarah Owens, Bill Smaldone Absent: Jaqui Eicher (work), Elliott Lapinel (math) Photo: view from the tables by the Minto Island Growers Farm Food Cart Discussed:  Growth of DSA, Jacobin magazine, KMUZ succession plan and funding shortfall due to cancellation of the year's Backyard Bash.  Cheri's motion to contribute half the balance of chapter funds to KMUZ passed unanimously.  Dues were not collected.  …

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IOPS Salem Chapter Meeting #31

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In attendance: Sara Cromwell, Cheri Tebeau, Michael Tom, Michael Livingston, Sarah Owens, Bill Smaldone Absent: Jaqui Eicher (work), Elliott Lapinel (math) Photo: everybody at the Minto Island Growers Farm Food Cart Bill reported on his trip to Germany, where he explained how we came to elect No. 45.  He recommended subscribing to Jacobin magazine.  Dues were collected.   Next meeting is August 12, back here at the Food Cart.

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