Sep. 26/2018 Meeting minutes

INFORMS Student Chapter Meeting, UMass Amherst

26 September 2018
Meeting started at 5:30 p.m.

Officers present:
Katerina Deliali, President
Hossein Ghafourian, Vice President
Mojtaba Salarpour, Treasurer
Nazanin Khatami, Secretary
Zhangchen Hu, Event Coordinator
Haris Sipetas, Webmaster
Wei Wei, Social Outreach


  1. C&S wholesales company field trip. Katerina will contact the company for details.
  2. Arora’s talk on October 19th. Zhangchen will book the room for the event. Katerina will create the event’s poster. Hossein will publish it on School of Engineering website. Wei will do the same for UMass and Isenberg event websites and Haris for our website. Mojtaba will apply for SASP card. He will also provide the event with the required snacks and beverages.
  3. Tune-up conference. The event will take place on October 26th. Task allocation will be performed during our next meeting.
  4. Website update. Haris will update the website’s content with the meeting minutes. He will also include 2017-2018 chapter officers in the respective blog page.
  5. Potential speakers for future events. Two potential speakers are expected to respond on our chapter’s invitations.
  6. Welcome message. Haris will create and upload it on the chapter’s website.

Meeting adjourned at 6:15 pm