TTT Meeting Minutes
September 13, 2014
Rob Dallas Secretary reporting
Meeting called to order at 0910 hrs CDT
Attendance: James Anderson, Michael Bradford, Eric
Carden, Robin Castle, Tim Cocker, Buddy Cutts, Rob Dallas, Barry Klein, Ollie
Gregory, Rick Jacob, Dan Shell, (11)
Absent: Team Lee, Clark Harlow (3)
Members: Tim Conover, Kenny Sandier, Eric Grabowski
Treasury: MB Reported Savings: $ 70,416 Checking:
$8464 + $862 yet to deposit. Two relatively large expenditures coming up for TC
Safety: Rick Jacob reported that the emergency
trails re cleared at Henson & Whitwell. The ladder at Whitwell was stolen we
need another 20’ extension section. Could not find an emergency first aid kit
at Henson. Rick to order two replacement kits. Safety Committee recommends not
cutting the entire LZ’s 40 acres again until end of the growing season (as
opposed to before TC) so save the approximately $1000 club expense. Discussion.
Membership: 107 (+ Barry) active members currently
showing on the website.
Competition: 26 pilots signed up to date. Ollie
discussed all the details.
PG Committee: Rick Jacob reported that more of the
Whitwell PG launch bluff line has been cleared and is being launched by hang
glider pilots. It’s a slope launch.
PR: Dan Shell gave us a show & tell on the awesome
new multi-use TTT banners.
Maintenance: Rick Jacob volunteered to bush hog the
camp sites & mow. Post meeting work party discussed.
Whitwell LZ: Rick Jacob reported on some possible
Scooter tow: No action. Discussion.
LZ vandalism: No action. No new issues. Discussion.
BOD Membership: We are one BOD member down. Kenny
Sandifer volunteered to replace Mr James Dean. Seconded and passed.
BOD membership and the definition of “attendance”.
Discussion. Dan Shell was volunteered to draft a BOD member Standard Operating
Procedure that would define.
Ollie brought up the missed opportunity to allow PG pilots
join the TTT and he feels that great deal of energy, enthusiasm, & income could
be a benefit to the TTT. Barry proposed a membership questionnaire about this
ongoing TTT & PG courtship to go out with the BOD voting ballot. Seconded.
Pros & cons discussed. Eric Carden volunteered to collect a pros & cons
document on the courtship vs marriage business.
Next Meeting Oct 11, 2014 Agenda: TC Cleanup, BOD
Meeting adjourned at 10:45 CDT