Two months down...

Two months down...

James Frith, National Publicity Officer

Sunday 11th of June 2017

Quick monthly catch up with the national exec...

Executive committee:

Frances Milroy - Treasurer

  • Looked at lots of budgets
  • Spent lots of time on hold to HSBC 
  • Chasing unpaid clubs
  • Signed up to Gilwell 24 as part of SSAGO support

Lauren Whittaker - Secretary

  • More minutes have been written and are available on the website...
  • Chased up active clubs to assign their reps
  • Decided on club report questions and are ready to be sent out
  • Pre-rally email ready to be sent out to clubs about reps and club reports
  • Started to sort through the secretary folder and found lots of old paperwork, some of which is going to be digitised and put into the archives

Anona Mann - Members Officer

  • Carried on emailing groups who aren't so active to see if they are okay 
  • Finished assignmenting for uni so now I'm free to scout/ssago all summer
  • Had HUGS handover so no longer on both committees ... happy times!!
  • Did some more emailing about membership questions to possible freshers
  • Went to Oxon jam and promoted SSAGO being fabulous and did lots of helping at every moment possible 
  • I have probably done more but I'm still sleepy after introducing Harold to a beaver sleepover!
  • Manage SSAGO Support at Gilwell Park Fundays

James Frith - Publicity Officer

  • Continued to organise and coordinated 'SSAGO Support' events - find them all here!
    • Ran Quidditch at OxonJam
    • Ran Zorbing, Hay Maze and Waterslide at Woodhouse Park Fundays
  • Finalised 50th Anniversary Challenge badge requirements and design
  • Encouraged more articles from people and sorted out video template
  • Gathered the SSAGO Press team and prepared for the Rally newsletter
  • Sorted SSAGO at Pride - check here for details
  • Continued sorting new banners and preping new merchandise
  • Booked in "Scouting for Students" talk for Gilwell Reunion
  • Sorted a SSAGO facebook frame, test it out on your profile photo
  • Lots of emails and social media-ing as per usual
  • Househunted, and now am packing to move away from Bristol...

Executive Assistants:

Beatrice Phanjoo - International Officer

  • Got finally started on Team International (special thanks to Harriet Bell and Scott Chapman!) 
  • In the process of inviting/getting contingencies from both Bosnia and Herzegovina and Netherlands to SSAGO Reunion 
  • Contacted TSSG, uni students group from Trondheim, Norway
  • Chasing up Swedish Rovers and Austria

Larah Korrison - Archivist

  • Unintentionally reconnected two ex-Oxford members 
  • Organised a successful visit to Uni of Bristol special collections and also deposited material from Kohoutek 2017 with the current UoBGAS president
  • Added more personal stories to the archive ahead of reunion 
  • Continued to talk to ex-members

Laura Payne - SAGGA liason

  • As a consequence of Oli's song I have only had to correct the spelling of SAGGA once this month!
  • Attended a SAGGA weekend in Oxford with Oli and networked over board games and beer
  • Attended OxonJam as part of SSAGO Supports...
  • Delivered my 40th baby meaning that I have helped bring enough babies into the world to qualify as a midwife!

Oliver Bills - Webmaster

  • Preparing for the launch of SSAGO Reunion
  • Significant new features for the events booking system
  • Building the SSAGO anniversary challenge system
  • Launching the new SSAGO bookings system for non-SSAGO events to use the SSAGO events system
  • Continued working on the SSAGO badge system
  • Created a system for allowing clubs to specify their reps
  • Building a new SSAGO reps system to help support club reps
  • Continued work on the SSAGO shop ready for launch

Vicky Sanderson - Notifications

  • Sorted out a confusing POR situation for Leeds Rally.
  • Saved more forms into the dropbox and created notifications. 
  • Got annoyed at notifications. 
  • Signed up for Poacher 2017 as part of SSAGOSupports (And Vicky needed a holiday). 
  • Is busy organising Challenge17 Central Yorkshire Scouts County Camp