2010 02 Minutes for 23SEP2010


¨Anime Manga Society Fall 2010
¨AMS FALL 09232010/091242010
¨Welcome to the AMS

We the Members of The Anime Manga Society are gathered here to  enjoy, share, and view Anime , Manga (Japanese comics), Japanese Movies, and be a part of this type of Japanese sub- culture by participating in and hosting different events.

¨Officer Positions

Senior Officers

¨President – Gavin
¨Vice President – Martin
¨Treasurer – Albert
¨Secretary – Ivan
¨Communication  Justine
¨Diplo – Justine
¨RIO – Kyle D / Josh
¨Security – Jessica
¨OJ Editor – Eric

Junior Officers

¨VP asst (female rep)– EJ Jones
¨VP asst (events) – Russell
¨Treasurer asst –
¨Secretary asst – Tyler N.
¨Communication asst (net) – Will
¨RIO asst – Matt Geritz
¨Security asst –
¨Librarian asst – Jill B.
¨Logistics asst – Kyle N
¨Branch Officer: KCC Branch – Hoku
¨Branch Officer: HCC Branch –
¨Branch Officer: LCC Branch –
¨Branch Officer: West Oahu Branch –
¨Junior Officer
¨VP asst – Event Coordinator
¨VP asst – Female Rep.
¨Secretary asst – Recorder of events
¨Treasurer asst – Recorder of AMS Receipts
¨Communication asst – Net Team (website maintenance)
¨Librarian asst – Secret stash
¨Security asst – Second to up hold justice
¨Logistics asst – Party Supplier
¨RIO asst – Mailman
¨Branch Officer – (Governor of KCC) KCC Branch: relay to KCC
¨Branch Officer – (Mayor of HCC) HCC Branch: relay to HCC
¨Branch Officer – (Captain of LCC) LCC Branch: relay to LCC
¨Branch Officer – (Commander of WO) West Oahu Branch: relay to WO
¨Fall 2010 Meeting Outline
¨Thursdays 4:00pm – 7:00pm
¡4 – 5: Meeting/Discussion
¡5 – 6: Voted Regular Anime Showings
úFairy Tail ep. 6-7
úHeroman ep. 6-7
¡6 – 7: New simulcast from Japan
úOccult Academy ep. 4
úMitsudomoe  ep. 4
¨Fridays 4:00pm – 7:00pm
¡4 – 5: Meeting/Discussion
¡5 – 6: Voted Regular Anime Showings
úDigimon Adventure 1 ep. 4-6
úPandora Hearts ep. 4-5
¡6 – 7: New simulcast from Japan
úGiant Killing ep. 3
úUraboku ep. 3
¨Club Business  
¨Nippon Cultural Day Oct 28.
¨JCC events
¨Officer Structure, & the AMS Club Charter (just the important stuff)
¨Nippon Cultural Day
Oct. 28 Thursday
¨AMS Informational Booth
¡Who is staffing?
¡What will you wear?
¡When is it:
úOct 28 Thursday 9:00am – 3:00pm
¡Where is it:
úFirst floor East-West Building; Hallway, 3 tables, 6 chairs
úPerfect way to make ourselves known
¨Lolita Informational Booth
¡Contact the Lolita clubs
¡Sitting next to us
¡If unable to contact them; cancel program.
¨AMS Informational booth
¨Laptops (2-3)
¨Projector/ external monitor
¨Otaku Java’s
¨Photo Slideshow of AMS
¨Lolita Info Booth
¨Friday Sept. 24
¨JCC Welcome back party
¡Moore Hall 119
¡4:30 pm
¡Food & Drinks
¡Karaoke @ Toma’s after
ú$15 per person
¨AMS Officer Positions
¨Club Charter


  Section 1: Anyone who has an interest in Anime, Manga, or related interest in either one (i.e. Cosplay, Gaming, Drawing, etc…) is welcome to join. We are an equal opportunity/ affirmative action group. There will be no discrimination against those of a different race, color, creed, sex, religion, handicap condition, or sexual orientation.


  Section 2: To become a member of the Anime Manga Society at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, one must fill out and turn in a membership application form that we have at all of our meetings, and pay membership dues. For inquiries on when our meetings are held you can email us at: AMS@hawaii.edu, visit our website: www.animemangasociety.com, or search for us on facebook: Anime UH Manoa.



Section 3: There are three (3) types of membership in the Anime Manga Society.


The first type is “Guest” membership. A “Guest” member has no membership dues, but they are able to attend all meetings, showings, and AMS events. No membership application necessary.


The second type is Semester membership. A Semester member has a $7 membership fee, and they in addition to being able to attend all of AMS activities, they are also eligible to vote for what we anime shows that we review for the semester, what type and when to hold all of our inter-club events, and who will fill our club officer positions. In addition after our New Member Welcome Party event; new members can apply for Senior Officer Positions. (Further on club officers see “ARTICLE V: Officer Positions”). Membership application is required.


The third type of membership is Yearly membership. A Yearly membership has a $10 membership fee, and they have all the same rights and privileges as Semester membership holders, except that it is at a discounted fee. (Further on club officers see “ARTICLE V: Officer Positions”). Membership application is required.


Section 4: Any current member of the Anime Manga Society at UH Manoa can have their membership terminated as punishment for blatant disregard of UH Manoa rules and guidelines, Club rules and guidelines, or continued harassment to other club members personal rights. Expelled Members will forfeit their club paid dues; privileges associated to the club membership, and are banned from re- entering the club for no less than one (1) school semester from date of termination. A Termination can only be over turned by a majority vote of all club officers.





  Section 1: United States government federal rules and regulations apply

  Section 2: State of Hawaii rules and regulations apply

  Section 3: University of Hawaii at Manoa campus rules and regulations apply as a representative of the University of Hawaii at Manoa


Section 4: Anime Manga Society Rules and Regulations are as follows:


Be Respectful towards your fellow club members. Any unwanted action or type of harassment you send towards your fellow members will be dealt with swiftly, and harshly.


Membership dues must be paid within 30 days after submitting your membership application for joining the Anime Manga Society. If payment is not made your application will be revoked and you must submit a new one.

  Section 5: Punishment

If a member of the Anime Manga Society breaks any of the rules set forth by the above listed establishments, the punishment that they will receive will be compared and equaled to the offense they have committed.

If a club member continues to disregard the rules and continues to receive punishment; that member will have his membership terminated for a duration that would be equal to the amount and type of offenses committed, but no less than one (1) school semester.





Section 1: Elections: Voting for club officers are held after the New Member Welcome Party for the following semester. This is done so both new and old members can get to know each other better and to find a place in the club to help with their talents.


Section 2: Eligibility: To be eligible to become an officer in AMS; you must be either a semester or yearly member, you can request a Junior Officer Position and move into a Vacant Senior Officer Position after New Member Welcome Party, be in good standing after one (1) semester in the club, or due to special circumstances.




Section 1: Meetings for the next semester are chosen by available club members during the winter and summer break from school. Days & times are decided by majority of members staying behind during the school break with consideration for members not present for the decision process.


Section 2: At least two (2) Senior Officers are present for all AMS meetings and AMS hosted events. Current club meeting memorandum slides are sent to all Senior Officers for review, additions, corrections, and club record.


Section 3: Order of Business:

  Opening Business: New/ upcoming events, plans for next month, communication announcements between clubs, and any changes to current month plans.

  Continued planning and executing of current events

  Review of old, current, and new developments in Japanese anime pop culture






Section 1: Dues: Club Dues are collected by the Treasurer and/or Treasurer Assistant. Club dues are to be paid by 30 days after submitting a club membership application. Amount for dues are $7 per semester, or $10 per year.


Section 2: Fundraising: fundraising for supplementing the club budget will be done at the discretion of the President, Treasurer, and Treasurer Assistant in the event the club budget reaches a point that it cannot support regular club business.


Section 3: Budget: Club dues supplement the club budget that helps in the procurement of expanding the club library, pay for cost of room rentals on campus, and for AMS related events.


Section 4: Reimbursements: Club budget only reimburses members procuring items for AMS Sanctioned events with the receipts for the procured items only.


Section 5: Audits: Audits of club finances are done by the Treasurer, Treasurer Assistant, and club President to keep club financial records updated.




Section 1: Proposals: Officers can submit amendment proposals to the AMS constitution when a policy has become outdated of when the current situation does not apply to the current constitution.


Section 2: Voting: Voting for amendments to the AMS constitution will be held at a time when all AMS Officers are present. An amendment needs 2/3 vote in favor to pass and be added to the constitution.


Section 3: Amending: When the AMS constitution is amended it will be reviewed and submitted to Student Life and Development the following semester with the renewal of the AMS Registered Independent Organization form.

¨Female Representative
¨EJ Jones
¨Position: Female Representative
¨Contact Info: ej.bookgirl@yahoo.com
¨Favorite Manga: Skip Beat!, Immortal Rain
¨Favorite Anime: Baccano, Mononoke (not the movie!)
¨Favorite Video Game: The Kingdom Heart series
¨Cosplays: Kyoko Mogami, Undertaker, Sango, Rain Jewelit
¨KCC Representative
¨Hoku Eads
Governor of KCC

Early college entrant. Currently in his third year at KCC.
Also Club Uke

, Cat Dancing Pole Boy and handles stuff sometimes.

Email: dgheads@hawaii.edu (the best way to get in touch with him)  

¨Plans for next week
¨Final touches on MT
¡Rides, who’s going, final plans, etc…
¨Halloween Party
¡Cosplay Contest, Movies, etc…
¨November Plans

Has about eight thousand names. Will answer to Hoku, Zack, Archer, Don, Hikari

, others.

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