August, 2013 Issue   


Late Night Musings from the Chair



Section Notices

Fall Conference- Sept 13 & 14, 2013
Newsletter Archive Links
 Time to Renew Your Membership?


Central Lakes College
Arts Center on 7

People, Places and Happenings

* Monkey Wrench- New Location
Productions Around the Region


Who's Minding the Store?


Resources & Info

• Member Renewal Form
• Mission & Information

Next Issue

Northern Boundary Section
Fall Conference
September 13th and 14th
Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, MN

SMSU TheaterThe annual USITT Northern Boundary Section Fall Regional Conference is scheduled for Friday evening, September 13 and Saturday, September 14 and will be hosted by Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, MN. Mark your calendars!

Marshall, MN Visitor's Guide:


Meeting Minutes: NBS Membership Meeting March, 2013 in Milwaukee

2013 NBS Meeting @ USITT National Conference 3/21/13
Location: Milwaukee , WI

• Call to order: Call to order 8:03
96 in attendance.

• Hand out Ballots
            Ballots were distributed to all voting members

• Cover Elections
            Todd addressed the election process and procedures.

• Introductions
Thank you to the 2010-2013 Board Members
Todd Extended a thanks you to all the board member that served in the 2010-2013 term.

• Treasurer’s Report 
The NBS Section bank balance on March 21, 2013, was $3656.16.  There were renewals at the meeting taking the balance to $4012.16 as of March 27, 2013.  Thanks to all of you who contribute to this section's activities.  It is very much appreciated.

• Collect Ballots (nominating Committee)

• Thank you to the Scholarship Sponsors
Secoa (2)
The John Mullon Scholarship From Norcostco/ Stage Technology
NBS Doughnuts

• Scholarship Reading Committee Thanks
 Jerry Kraft, Kit Mayer, Mickey Henry, Mike Messer, Todd Edwards

• Scholarship Winners
Reminder you will nee to do and article in the upcoming newsletter.
Pictures will be taken in the back of the room.
Secoa                          Jessica Van Kempon, Gustavus Adolphus
                                    Katherine Takata, College of St Benidect
John Millen                Jenna Graupmann, University of Northern Iowa
USITT NBS                 Anna Michel, Gustavus Adolphus
                                    Josie Liebenow, Minnesota State university Moorhead
NBS Doughnut           Kcarie Ingerson, North Dakota State University
Cover the Walls         Ben Olsen, St Olaf
                                    Erin Ohland, University Minnesota Duluth
                                    Jenna Houck, University Minnesota Duluth

• Fall Conference Location and Date Northwest Minnesota Stat University Sep 6, 7 (changed to Sept 13-14, ed. note)

• New Association
MACT Members attended Fall Conference, MACT Festival
MTA    Forwarding Newsletter
            Sustainability in Theatre
Alicia Spoke about the conference and upcoming events.

• Jean Montgomery NBS History Project
            Jean gave and updated status of when the History project stands.

• Food For thought
Bylaws to allow for student board member
Looking for Proposals at the fall conference.

• Announcement of election results

Chair                                                   Todd Reemtsma
Sr. Vice Chair-Programing                Peter Lerohl
Vice Chair-Publications                    Brian Bjorklund
Secretary                                            Ricky Greenwell
Treasurer                                           Jean Montgomery
Member at Large Northwest           Tiffany Fier
Member at Large Northeast                        Mark Harvey
Member at Large Southeast                        Kit Mayer
Member at Large Southwest                       Corey Shelsta
Member at Large Metro                   Alicia Wold
Member at Large South                   Mark Parrott

• Adjournment.
Motion to adjourn 

Respectfully Submitted
Ricky Greenwell, Section Secretary

Time to Renew Your Membership!?

For most of us, it is time to renew our annual membership in USITT Northern Boundary Section. The annual renewal date is typically September of each year. The renewal form is located in this newsletter. Click here to access the renewal form. Contact the section treasurer if you are unsure about your renewal status (contact info on Section officer page- "Who's Minding the Store?")

Archive issues of NBS News

Looking for a past issue of the section newsletter? Here are the links:

March, 2009
May, 2009
August, 2009
December, 2009

March, 2010
May, 2010
August, 2010
December, 2010

March, 2011
May, 2011          
August, 2011
December, 2011

March, 2012
May, 2012
August, 2012
December, 2012

March, 2013
May, 2013
August, 2013

Northern Boundary Section Facebook Site


As a reminder there is a Facebook Group "USITT Northern Boundary Section". The url is below:
If people want to do a group search they will find it. The group is set so that any member can post to the group so it is open to everyone in the region.

NBS Web Site

Corey Shelsta from SDSU is our webmaster and our site is located at Corey's contact information is located on the section officers page