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March 2017 Board Meeting Minutes

DATE OF MEETING: January 8, 2017
BOARD MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: Becky Bond, Amanda Carr, Justin Donahue, Erin East, Sarah Ganassa, Prarthana Kotagiri, Kate Mitchell, Earl Pearson, Aubrey Redd, Amanda Salguero, Kristin Walter
STAFF MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: Nick Collins, Rachel  Hemmerstein, Connor Spahn
ABSENT: Aisha White

On March 29, 2017 we held our bi-monthly board meeting, our second meeting held live. Prior to going live, the board voted to extend Rachel Hemmerstein’s role as Acting Executive Director through December 2017 or until a new Executive Director is identified. In the coming months, a recruitment plan will be identified for this role. A team of staff and board members will together recruit FeelGood’s next Executive Director, which will then be confirmed by a vote of the whole board (per our newly revised Bylaws, below!). Because of the importance of this transition, the board and staff felt that extending the time allotted for making this transition was strategic.

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Ways for College-Aged Women (and Everyone, Really) to Become Activists on Campus

A reflection by Kristin Walter, co-founder of FeelGood and Crew 2030, in the wake of International Women’s Day.

When recently asked by Her Campus, “What are ways college-aged women can become activists on their campus?”, I thought I could answer by listing organizations I find inspiring. But I would rather share what my experience and my global community have taught me about “being the change we wish to see in the world.” Here are a few takeaways.

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Welcome Back 2017

Welcome back!

 

As 2017 begins, the United States and our global community are undergoing significant changes. And, while the new year is always a time for reflection, reset, goals, and new routines, this year is coupled with political transition as well.

The election season, regardless of how we voted, shocked many of us to our core and has brought to light a divisiveness that needs addressing.

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Big Cheese 2016: Reflecting on Moments by Rachel Benjamin

Have you ever experienced a moment that you knew you would remember for the rest of your life? A moment that, despite the seemingly endless chaos existing in the outside world, made you believe that everything would truly be okay. Myself, and everyone else who attended FeelGood’s Big Cheese conference in July 2016 were lucky enough to experience an entire weekend filled with moments like these.

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