Minutes – Apr. 6, 2019

Minutes of the NJCA annual business meeting

April 6, 2019, Montclair State University, NJ   

1. Call to Order: After the Keynote address by Dr. John Gastil, the meeting was called to order at 1:09 by First Vice President Todd Kelshaw, serving on behalf of President Barbara Baron who was unable to attend this year.  He welcomed attendees to the 23rd annual NJCA conference: Fun and Games.

2. President’s Report:  First Vice President Todd Kelshaw shared a report prepared by President Barbara Baron.  She thanked Montclair State University, Todd, the attendees and the supporters of this year’s conference.  In particular, she acknowledged the efforts of Treasurer Chris Caldiero, Social Media Director Chris Walker, and Journal editor Gary Radford for their efforts in such initiatives as regaining the not-for-profit status, maintaining the NJCA website, and moving members’ subscriptions for the Atlantic Journal of Communication to an electronic journal format.

3. First Vice President’s Report: Todd Kelshaw, as this year’s conference organizer, thanked Montclair State University administrators and colleagues:  College of the Arts Dean Daniel Gurskis, School of Communication and Media Director Keith Strudler, Associate Director Christine Lemesianou, Phil Bakelaar, and students in the Events Planning class for hosting NJCA this year. He also thanked NJCA Board members Barbara Baron, Chris Caldiero, Chris Walker, Evelyn Plummer, and Allison Edgley their particular assistance and support. Continue reading

A Message from Barbara

Greetings NJCA members and friends! 

Our Conference is now less than two weeks away, and we can’t wait to see you at Montclair State University on Saturday, April 6. 

The early Registration period ended yesterday, March 23,  but you can still register!  

We need you to register as soon as possible, so that we have an accurate head count for purchasing lunch. 

Please register NOW and encourage your friends, your peers and your faculty to join you.

To become a conference-registered NJCA member, click here.

To learn more about the conference, click here.

See you soon
~Barbara Baron for the NJCA