August 2015 Board Meeting Minutes

  1. Call to order
    1. Brenan, David, Matt, Mary, Nancy
    2. Adam (7:27)
    3. Jared (7:40)
  2. Review minutes and approve
  3. Review agenda
  4. Current member count: 144 (last month 130)
    1. Low – Mary has more memberships and we have not checked the mail recently
  5. Standing Committee Reports
    1. Waterlog – Brian Vogt
    2. River Watch – Chris Herman
    3. Safety and Education – Rebecca Post
    4. Communications – Adam Schierenbeck
    5. Membership – Mary Koncikowski
    6. Programs/Volunteers – Nancy Douty
    7. WRRR Wear – Rebecca Post
  6. Old Business
    1. White Salmon roundup
      1. Awesome – Nancy loves the river. Brenan agreed.
      2. Research the lower run
    2. Poker Run roundup
      1. Finances:
        1. Poker Hands $995 (minus $175 for prizes)
        2. Membership $245
        3. Shirts $285
        4. Flasks $41
      2. Permit paid for 2014, 2015
      3. Ranger likes private boaters
        1. Rangers came by and video recorded us
    3. Tieton Rally status
      1. Portapotties ordered
      2. Gravel – $500 budget
      3. Toilet paper
      4. Sunday breakfast potluck
    4. Repair Clinic status
      1. October 17
      2. David & Adam get the word out
      3. Nancy work on getting glue
  7. New Business
    1. Finance report
      1. Lots of money in the bank
      2. Lots of money owed to Brenan
      3. Rebecca returns someday and has lots of work
    2. Skagit Park Service Ranger – invite to January meetings
    3. Former club member problem
      1. Has not paid for membership or camping since 2010
      2. Shows up as a “guest” most years and does not participate or pay; just takes up camping space and contributes to noise
      3. Proposal – Send letter asking her not to come to WRRR events, refuse payment if sent
      4. Motion made, voted on, and approved
      5. Mary and Brenan will write and send letter
    4. Dogs
      1. Dog fight at the Skagit
      2. We have leash rules, but we don’t police them
      3. Maybe signs
    5. Green River – trouble in Paradise
      1. Donation based on club members – take poll
      2. Green River Cleanup – add this location
      3. Suggest that people pick up trash
    6. Nominating committee
      1. 2016 Board positions
        1. President – Rebecca
        2. VP Business – Adam
        3. VP Finance – David
        4. VP River Ops – Brenan
        5. Directors – Nancy, Matt, Joe K, Jason?, Jared
    7. 2016 events
      1. 1/21 – January General Membership meeting – Thursday the week after the board meeting
      2. 2/13 – Tilton Trek – President’s Day weekend
      3. 4/17 – Flip Practice and BBQ – Third Sunday in April, but should not conflict with Easter Sunday (3/27/2016)
      4. 4/30 – Green River Cleanup – The weekend before Mother’s Day weekend
      5. 6/4 – Wenatchee Rendezvous – First full weekend in June
      6. 6/25 – Sauk Summer Overnighter – Last full weekend in June
      7. 7/16 – White Salmon Retreat – Third full weekend in July
      8. 8/13 – Skagit Poker Run – Second full weekend in August (avoid weekend closest to August 17 because of Pike Place celebration – Contact Nancy Douty before making final decision)
      9. 9/17 – Tieton Rally – Weekend closest to September 15
      10. 10/8 – Gear Swap and Repair Clinic – Saturday of the second full weekend in October
      11. 10/22 – Sauktoberfest – Saturday closest to October 22
  8. Waterlog articles needed by 8/20
    1. Repair clinic article
    2. Sauktoberfest article
  9. Announcements and good of the order
    1. Chris Herman’s party – great time
    2. Nancy ran Green – Gates of Lodore
      1. Brenan asked for trip report article
  10. Adjourn (8:08)