Meeting Start 9:20am Central
BOD members Present: James Anderson, Michael Bradford, Tim
Cocker, Rob Dallas, Ollie Gregory, Clark Harlow, Rick Jacob,
Steve & Kathy Lee, Dan Shell (10)
Virtually present: Channing Kilgore (via phone).
Members Present: Michael Eberhart
Absent: Buddy Cutts, Barry Klein, Kenny Sandifer (3)
Thanks to Kathy for the awesome pancakes & eggs & fruit
Last month’s minutes- motion made & voted to accept as is
without reading aloud (yeah, it’s flyable today)...
MB Reports the finances are in good shape.
Membership: 141 members
Mentor Program: Ollie has signed up to be a mentor. Other
members interested should contact Channing.
Bylaws: Dan S reports nothing to report.
TTT History: Tim Cocker is on it.
Maintenance: Rick Jacob reported that several dead trees
around Henson launch need to be felled. Discussion. The LZ
tree/bush removal, resculpting, seeding effort is looking great!
Thanks Rick for taking the point on that.
Windsocks status: Henson launch is now in good shape.
Whitwell launch windsock is now in good shape. Church LZ in good
shape Castles LZ is in need of some love.
PG club as dumped 40 tons of rock at the WW parking area to
be spread soon.
Thanks to Rocketman for all his good work while he was here.
Rob has a fiberglass extension pole for the weather station but
he left it in the garage since the forecast is too good to work
on it today.
Future Henson’s improvements were discussed including 1)
Reshape the bathhouse floor for better drainage & paint floor?
2) Auxiliary LP portable shower? Discussion.
Safety: Rick reports that the new PG launch near WW is
steadily being improved. PGers are excited about the dual team
challenge this year. Discussion.
Whitwell LZ land prospects (our oldest Old Business) were
discussed at length. The BOD intends to make an offer in the
near future for a parcel of land for a much needed LZ serving
our Whitwell launch.
Thanks Michael B for diligently checking the mailbox, the
membership boxes, and generally keeping things in good order.
Competition Committee: Team Challenge 2012 sign up is
underway! Ollie is lining up a dinner cook for the week. Food
tickets will be used this year for better accounting purposes.
TC party plans are active too & Leon is excited about cooking
for the party. This year’s TC is going to be better than ever!
Our FFF "TC Seed" grant money has been transferred to the
PGers for their TC effort this year.
A Team Challenge T-shirt design is needed post haste.
Social Committee: Mayhem Party is Sat 26