Archive for 2008

Meeting Minutes – November 21, 2008

Present: Jim Dontje, Judy Douglas, Deborah Downs Miers, Breanna Draxler, Lauren Fulner, Stacey Gerken, Lisa Heldke, Cindy Johnson-Groh, Steve Kjellgren, Joe Lencioni, Marilla MacGregor, John Mattson, Lucas Neher, Caleb Phillips, Angela Yahnke (A record!) Reports Dining Service Director Steve reported that there were some surprises for people in the first month of the new declining […]

Meeting Minutes – November 3, 2008

Present: Deborah Downs-Miers, Marilla MacGregor, Steve Kjellgren, Joe Lencioni, Jim Dontje, Kayla Tacke, Cindy Johnson Groh, Lisa Heldke Report from the Dining Service Director (Steve Kjellgren) Steve reported that last year to date, we’d used 19,200 to-go boxes. This year, we’ve used 8300. This has indeed cut our use in half, which was our initial […]

Meeting Minutes – October 10, 2008

Present: Jim Dontje,Judy Douglas, Deborah Downs Miers, Stacey Gerken, Kate Goodpaster, Lisa Heldke, Cindy Johnson Groh, Joe Lencioni, Marilla MacGregor, John Mattson, Lucas Neher, Kayla Tacke, Angela Yahnke THE NET: Who said they’d do what? GustieWare subcommittee: Lucas (, Angela (, Jim (, Judy (, Deborah ( (See below for details) Meeting with president subcommittee: […]

Meeting Minutes – May 12, 2008

Present: Jim Dontje, Judy Douglas, Colin Gettle, Lisa Heldke, Steve Kjellgren, Joe Lencioni, John Mattson, Kayla Tacke Guest: Alysha Thompson Steve updates Dishes: Senate will contribute 30% of the cost of the new returnable to-go containers. The ballpark cost estimate for 750 of each size, plus half again as many lids, was $7500. The Dining […]

Meeting Minutes – April 28, 2008

Present: Jim Dontje, Lauren Fulner, Colin Gettle, Lisa Heldke, Al Molde, Kayla Tacke, Andi Twiton To Go Box Rollout Ideas In the absence of Dining Services Director Steve Kjellgren, the KC allowed itself to engage in some flights of fancy, “yes-and” thinking, experimental design, and otherwise creative inquiry about how the new returnable to-go box […]

Meeting Minutes – April 16, 2008

Present: Jim Dontje, Judy Douglas, Laurne Fulner, Lisa Heldke, Steve Kjellgren, Joe Lencioni, John Mattson, Al Molde, Kayla Tacke Reports from Steve The “Seville Fair” held in the dining room on Wednesday, April 9, produced a healthy serving of positive response as well as “some of the usual grumbling” about the additional sound (entertainment) in […]

Meeting Minutes – March 31, 2008

Present: Chris Ditlevson, Jim Dontje, Stacey Gerken, Lisa Heldke, Steve Kjellgren, Andi Twiton To-go containers Steve reports that he’s in heavy negotiations with two Gustie-related companies at present, and has decided to purchase 1000 of them from his own budget. However, others who are interested can make contributions. Senate, Sponberg Chair volunteered to put in […]

Meeting Minutes – March 10, 2008

Present: Jim Dontje, Judy Douglas, Deborah Downs-Miers, Chris Edelbrock, Lauren Fulner, Stacy Gerken, Colin Gettle, Lisa Heldke, Bruce Johnson, Steve Kfjellgren, John Mattson, Al Molde Next meeting: March 31, 4:30, aim for PDR Agenda Items 1. Choices at the Table Intern: Colin Colin passed around a couple sample posters he’s designing, to raise diners’ awareness […]

Meeting Minutes – February 25, 2008

Present: Stacey Gerken, Al Molde, Colin Gettle, Jim Dontje, Judy Douglas, Lauren Fulner, Kayla Tacke, Steve Kjellgren Guest: Richard Leitch Richard apprised the committee of the May Day! theme – “Troubled Waters” and the desire to take bottled water out of the Market Place for that day. He questioned whether taking bottled water out of […]