[Ambassadors] [FAmSCo] Budget information, updates.

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Tue Jul 24 14:59:02 UTC 2012

On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 9:43 AM, Christoph Wickert
<christoph.wickert at gmail.com> wrote:
> Am Dienstag, den 24.07.2012, 10:09 -0400 schrieb Robyn Bergeron:
>> For FY12, which ended in February: We spent, as shown on the wiki,
>> ~$138k for the year, well below the estimated budget of $185k.
>> [...]
>> Because we did not spend the entire budget for
>> last year, this year's budget was smaller than last year's budget.
> FAmSCo had to dramatically cut costs in Q4 of FY12 because we were told
> we were more or less out of money. We postponed whatever was possible
> and only spent money on sending people to events or reimbursing them,
> but all swag production had come to a stop. Here in EMEA we are out of
> swag except stickers and cheatcubes ad people beg for shirts and stuff.

The same was true in NA. We were told we were basically out of money
even though what records there were did not indicate that we were even
close to out of money. We stopped spending based on that information.


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