Minute February 08, 2014

Minutes of NAFA Board Meeting

Date: Feb. 8, 2014 (Time: 3:00 – 5:00 PM)

Venue: 505 Rosa Road, Madison WI

Attended By:

1. Purna Shrestha

2. Ayodhya Bataju

3. Rajendra Aryal

4. Abiskar Bharati

5. Surendra Prajapati

6. Narendra Thapa

Topics Discussed

(I) Gift Wrap Event: Completed event (Dec. 22, 2013), $494.00 earned during the event

(II) Ongoing Kakshya and its progress: briefing by Abhiskar Bharati

(III) NAFA Membership Renewal and New Membership for 2014

- Email notification to all previous members. In addition, requesting all the newly arrived Nepali People to join NAFA

- Membership fee as usual

- Membership fee collection during the event of New Year Celebration or before by sending check in name of NAFA to Himal Regmi (471 Agnes Drive, Madison, WI53711)

- Email notification by Himal Regmi

(IV) International Festival (Feb. 22, 2014)

Time: 9:00AM-5:00PM

Booth location: Promenade lobby

Event coordination by Ayodhya Bataju, Abiskar Bharati, Surendra Prajapati and interested volunteers

Poster preparation by Surendra Prajapati

Items included: for display/sale arranged/donated by Abiskar Bharati and Pratima Sharma

Panchakanya for the event, from Kakshya, coordinator Ayodhya Bataju

(V) Volunteer Appreciation Event

Coordinator: Rajeeb Karna

Date: March 1 (alternative date March 8)

Venue: search by Surendra Prajapati

Song preparation by NAFA children for the event

Food item, alternative to MOMO

(VI) New Year 2071 BS Celebration

Date: April 19, 2014

Time: 4:00-10:00 PM

Venue: Eagle Height (initial booking will be done by Narendra)

In mean time, better place will be searched

Coordinator: Rajendra Aryal

Food Coordinator: Archana Shrestha

Cultural Coordinator: Archana Dwa

Music coordinator: Naresh Shrestha and Rajeeb Karna

Sign-up sheet: All the people will be requested to sign up before April 9, 2014

(10 days before the event)

Potluck: Food items will be assigned to all the attendee

Financial report of NAFA will be approved by board members before the start of the New Year Event

(VII) Income-tax filling of NAFA by Purna Shrestha and Himal Regmi

(VIII) NAFA Website, by Sushma Karna

(IX) Compilation of all the past events of NAFA Sahitya in the blog by Abiskar Bharati (NAFAsahitya.blogspot.com)

Minute Prepared By : Narendra Thapa