In reference to increasing market share and generating revenue:
Chairman Joshua Chit Tun’s Report: 8/1/2012
I. STUDENTdirect Charitable Foundation
A. ERHS Haunted House
1. The venue has been secured for the 13th of October as well days prior
to setup and the day after to clean up.
2. Was not able to secure a grant of $250 from the Aeries 2188
3. Foundation must secure $400 to pay for security personal as well
event insurance for day of event.
4. Tickets will have the STUDENTdirect.me logo.
B. STUDENTdirect Volunteers
1. Community Orgs have requested that we provide volunteers for their
fundraisers. This is good for the organization as for cross promotional
purposes as well it identifies us with our mission to help those orgs in
our community making a difference.
2. We will work towards having our branding for these community
fundraisers, as a sponsor we can provide the following: event
consultation, event management, event staffing, and event promotion.
1. We are in the process of incorporation. Once interviews and
orientations of Board Members are finalized we will incorporate thru
2. We will set up a mailing address and P.O. Box thru the Pasadena Post
Office on Catalina and Colorado.
3. When funds permit we will set up a virtual office thru Premier Business
Center. This will be a $300 monthly lease.
II. STUDENT direct Organization
1. The manuals for leadership is still being formatted and revised.
Outlines for each position, procedures for activities , projects, and
events, templates of agendas and minutes, as well as reports, and
structure of communication will be included in the format.
2. Next week we should have a complete draft of the STUDENTdirect
Leadership manual and How to Run the STUDENT direct Orgs.
B. STUDENTdirect Chapters
1. Cal State LA, STUDENTdirect Chapter
a. Meetings take place regularly on Thursdays at 2pm at the Student
b. They have an Executive Council Committee.
c. They are starting the recruitment and interview process.
d. They have select projects in mind and will submit a proposed
e. They had their first social which took place at Latin Ballroom
venue. The venue offered free bachata classes and had no cover.
2. Glendale Community College, STUDENTdirect Chapter
a. They have an Executive Council Committee.
b. They are considering possible candidates for VP positions.
c. Their project is to unite the student orgs at their college to focus on
key service projects as one, and further raise awareness how
effective student orgs are one working as one.
d. Will support the STUDENTdirect Performing and Visual Arts Project
by submitting a CPS Application to secure funds to conduct the
Leadership Diversity Development Workshops.
e. Is assisting in establishing a Rotaract Club at GCC.
3. Pasadena City College, STUDENTdirect Chapter
a. Selecting those to serve on the Executive Council Committee.
b. Recruitment strategy is to partner with reputable student orgs on
their campus and focus on one cause, once fundraiser. VPS for
this chapter most likely will be the leaders of the other larger
c. Will support the STUDENTdirect Performing and Visual Arts Project
by securing the funds for dance instructors and sponsoring the
workshops conducted by Candela, the “Salsa Club” on campus.
d. Officers have been in discussion of hosting a Masquerade Ball.
4. STUDENTdirect Extensions
a. Eagle Rock High School (Senior Class Officers)
b. Fountain Valley High School
c. Woodbury University
d. Mt. Sac College
e. Silverado High School
f. Victor Valley College
g. Cal State Northridge
h. East LA Community College
i. Los Angeles Valley College
a. Streamline our services into subscriptions and if possible create a
Costco package as an incentive for students to enjoy, for example
a STUDENTdirect.me business card, an exclusive calendar and
magazine mailed to their address, and email invites to our mansion
and charity ball events.
b. We can also work towards partnering with the Rotary International
and Kiwanis International and as part of the subscription fee they
get membership to Rotaract and Interact clubs as well as Circle K
and Key Club. These membership includes many benefits.
c. Subscriptions gives access to the many workshop series each
chapter conduct for example such as the workshops we do in
dance, music, photography, film, etc.
d. Subscriptions are mandatory if a student would like to apply for a
STUDENTdirect leadership position.
e. We propose that the subscription fee be $15. This is subject to