Call to Order at 10 after 9 am local time
BOD members In Attendance: James Anderson, Michael
Bradford, Buddy Cutts, Rob Dallas, Ollie Gregory, Clark Harlow
Rick Jacob, Barry Klein, Steve Lee, Kathy Lee
BOD Members Absent: Channing Kilgore
Better Late than Never: Kenny Sandifer, Dan Shell,
Jeff Nibler and Dean Funk
TTT Members Present: Dan Strobel, James Dean, and
Honored Guests Present: Annie Horgan, and Action
A BOD Speed Meeting is the goal today (it’s flyable and we
have work to do!).
Financial Report: Michael B supplied a hardcopy report
to those interested in attendance. Finances are in excellent
Website Report: Buddy Cutts reports all is well on our
Newsletter: needs articles!
PR: No report.
Safety: Kathy Lee (who’s kindly running into town to
get us some breakfast). Ladders needed for Henson & Whitwell.
Saws needed at Whitwell. 12’ sliding section ladder Henson
needed. Well defined rescue trail needed at both locations
(reflectors or survey tape).
Technology Report: Michael B. Site security
discussion. Let’s keep the clubhouse locked up.
Paragliding Committee: Rick reports the new Whitwell
PG launch is active and they have been invited to join us during
Team Challenge especially at the Sat night Oktoberfest big
party. Discussion on how to include that clubs members on our
waiver form for Whitwell only.
Awards: Clark reports all is well.
Team Challenge: Ollie reports we have a full boat of
50 plus two on the waiting list. Eric is working on the trophies
and they are looking awesome. Food is being well organized by
Michael B. A T-Shirt design by Harry Martin himself was
presented for all to admire. Thanks to Kip Stone for the nice
donated the T-shirts.
TC camping/eating Survey results were briefed by Michael B.
There will be a great band at the Sat night party Oct 1!!
We are encouraging all current and ESPECIALLY former TTTers
to attend the Oktoberfest party Oct 1. Tim Cocker will present TTT past photos. If you are in contact with former TTTers please
pass the word.
Social Committee: Oktoberfest caterer is lined up.
Membership Committee: Jeff Nibler 138 members not
counting new members signed up due to TC. Jeff points out that
Membership is now primarily web based (we’re not sending out
stickers & notices anymore to save money). If you need to check
your membership status, simply go to
If you really want a sticker they are still available, contact
Discussion of Tandem pilots and membership duration.
Discussion of the minimum P2 hang glider pilot requirement to
be a member of the TTT club.
Discussion about sharing Whitwell sites with the PGer’s.
Release form may be revised to include this contingency. Clark
to contact USHGA legal to discuss implications.
Maintenance Report: (10am) Rick’s been working hard to
clean up Henson launch (and it looks great!).
Plumber has looked at the water heater and it works. $755 new
plus installation (extensive replumbing required plus new
electrical service at water heater location). Water pressure
regulator installation is being explored. Discussion. Movement
made to have the work done as soon as possible (before team
Trash detail during TC will need to be done every other day
to avoid animals redistributing the garbage.
Porta Potties needed for Whitwell & Henson during TC. Comp
Committee will make this happen.