A number of 1985 Class officers traveled (on their own dime!) up to Hanover in September 18-19, 2015, for “Class Officers Weekend”, to meet with officers of other Dartmouth Classes and with the Alumni Office to plan for the upcoming year and be updated on events on campus. Pictured are Joe McGee ’85 (Class Head Agent), Veronica Jenkins ’85 (Class Projects), Beth Hobbs ’85 (Planned Giving) and Joe Riley ’85 (Class President). Not pictured is Jeff Weitzman ’85 (Webmaster) who attended on-line.
Class Meeting Minutes
June 18, 2010
Welcome Classmates – Margaret Marder, outgoing President
Introduced new class officers for vote:
President – Valerie Hartman Levy
Treasurer – David McIlwain
Secretary – John MacManus, Leslie Davis Dahl
Webmaster – Jeff Weitzman
Newsletter Editor – Margaret Marder, Tim Reynolds
Announced new Alumni Council Rep, Joe Riley, who takes office on July 1st
VOTE TO ACCEPT SLATE – PASSED
Defined Class Dues – pay for Alumni Mag and various expenses of classes
Described Memorial Fund – current balance >$13,000. Money donated in memory of a classmate or famly member. Goal is to reach $250,000 by our 50th reunion in order to endow a Class of 85 scholarship
Introduced Linda Blockus – Class Project Chair
Described past class projects (SEAD, Passion for Skiing, publishing 25th Reunion Book) – current balance >$5000.
Linda discussed potential Class Project proposal to purchase a display area, item in the new Visual Arts Center currently under construction. Linda, Valerie and Margaret had met with department and viewed architect drawings of possible spaces, ideas.
Discussed with class fundraising goals and ideas for donation. Consensus was to pursue several “key” donors who would make a significant contribution to the fund and others who would solicit additional funds so that by our 30th we could announce and unveil our display area. Additional talks will be had with Visual Art Dept for ideas.
Introduced Valerie Hartman Levy – new Class President
Valerie proposed adding Regional Vice Presidents in coming year who would facilitate mini-reunions across the country. Asked interested candidates to contact Valerie.
Passion For Skiing Book – Class purchased 14 copies of the Passion book for purchase by classmates at $40. Showed copy of book to class and sold several. 4 remain to be sold.