BOD Meeting – September 12th, 2009 – 9:30 central
Present: Jeff Dodgen, Eric Donaldson, James
Anderson, Buddy Cutts, Ollie Gregory, Steve Lee, Mike Nash, Mark
Poling, Lucas Ridley
Absent: Keith Atkins, Ricker Goldsborough,
Kathy Lee, Dan Shell, Jeff Wilson, Jeff Nibler, Gene Christy
Whitwell LZ search: no new news, still
Bill Priday lawsuit: awaiting for hearing
for summary judgment
TTT postcards: James reported that USHPA
emailed him and said they need to rehire a person for the
position that James had been trying to get the information from
and James will bring the postcards back on his next visit, but
this is ended as old business.
Revamp Ramp: is finished! This is done as
Nick Berry t-shirt ideas (there are 75):
Eric mentions a raffle idea, Ollie mentions using them for next
years Team Challenge
New, raised, dues: Mike Nash will present
the referendum possibly next meeting for approval by the board.
Ideally, this referendum, if approved by the board, would be
mailed out with the 2010 ballots.
Treetopper Ballots for 2010: Mark Poling is
working on getting the ballots together and is soliciting to get
any new board member names.
Glider Storage: Mike Nash no new news, will
look into it this week with Mr. Wagner, but realizes his 40'
trailer won't make it back here to the clubhouse, he's going to
look into it.
Women's fly-in: Ollie gave them 12 female
t-shirts, LMFP gave us several t-shirts that Ollie gave to
Ricker for the Team Challenge.
T-shirts: There are 75 t-shirts for sale at
Member wanted to keep a trailer here, Steve
told him that any member can bring campers, etc up here but must
take them with them when they leave the treetoppers.
Team Challenge/Octoberfest party:
Mark Poling reported on the Sat. Oct 3rd
party catered with food, drinks, and plates and drinks at $10
each except for volunteers and registered Team Challenge Pilots.
But WE NEED about five 8' tables. There will also be a couple
kegs and a professional dj.
Port-a-pottys will be two at Whitwell and
three at Henson. Mark estimated somewhere around $2,400 for all
of the described above.
Steve suggests getting firewood for Team
Checking Account $6,157.51
We owe $428 to someone unmentioned in
Ricker's credit card $1,869.55
2008 tax paper work not filed, send money
$310 from tandems Jan 1st 2009
Team Challenge: Red Bull Wednesday and
Thursday will be setting up a tent in the Henson lz with dj
received over $2,000 in prizes to be given
out at Team Challenge
We need a volunteer to pick up fresh fruit
on Sunday: Mike says he'll do it with Steve reminding him.
Eric brought an example of the wooden Team
Challenge awards he's made. TTT of the year and flights of the
year still need to be done once they're decided
Clean up trash under ramp (Lucas says he'll
do it) – Sort out lumber in the yard between good/bad – toilets
in the bathhouse are wobbly and need to be mounted firmly (Eric
says he'll do it when he gets back from AZ comp) – gutters at
pavilion need to be cleaned out (Jeff Dodgen says he'll do it).
Carl has windsocks fixed at Whitwell launch
Ollie reports we need drivers for team
challenge, mentions we said somewhere that we'd do something for
the top five teams. The big thing is Ollie will not be here
until Sunday at Noon so Jeff Nibler and Mark Stump have
volunteered to organize registration and everything for the
first two days. Otherwise, we're all set for Team Challenge.
Jeff's not here – 167 members
Buddy got record duration put up on the
Keith just got out the September newsletter
and needs new contributors.
Already discussed about the referendum and
trying to get them out with the ballots
Bolts put in the ramp for the wire crew to
tie off to. Steve suggests adding the responsibility of windsock
maintenance to this committee chair.
Jeff Dodgen firsts and unanimous for
10:45 central adjourn