January 2016 Board Meeting Minutes

  1. Call to order @ 7 p.m.
  2. Reviewed and approved November meeting minutes
  3. Reviewed agenda
  4. New Board
    1. We start 2016 with 143 members
    2. Introduce officers: Rebecca Post – President. David Elliot – VP Finance.
    3. Adam Schierenbeck – VP Business. Brenan Filippini – VP River Ops.
    4. Rebecca Post elected as Chairperson
    5. Went over officer duties: Finance (David) – Accounting, payables & receivables, membership.
      1. Business (Adam) – Board meeting minutes, sponsorships
      2. River Ops (Brenan) – Logistics, reservations, river trips, prizes.
      3. President (Rebecca) – Making sure it all gets done!
  5. Select Committee Chairs and go over duties
    1. River Watch – Brenan Filippini & Chris Herman: gather and share information on river access and similar issues
    2. Safety and Education – Jared Cook: looking into Wilderness First Responder class & WRRC
    3. Communications – David Elliott: make sure information gets out about club events, maintain & update WRRR calendar, etc.
    4. Membership – Joe Koncikowski: Promote club membership
    5. Programs/Volunteers – Nancy Douty: Promote and coordinate volunteer work for club events
    6. WRRR Wear – Rebecca Post
  6. Old Business
    1. January membership meeting – January 21 – Club will provide appetizers for members. We will be discussing extended river trip plans and where to get permits.
    2. Audit committee report – Rebecca, David and Nancy completed the audit. No issues found. We have approx. $6,000 currently in the bank account.
    3. Reviewed event dates for the year
      1. Tilton Trek – Feb 12
      2. Flip Practice – Apr 17
      3. Shangri-La Cleanup – Apr 23
      4. Green River Cleanup – April 30
      5. Wenatchee Rendezvous – Jun 2
      6. Sauk Summer Overnighter – Jun 25
      7. White Salmon Retreat – Jul 16
      8. Poker Run – Aug 13
      9. Tieton Rally – Sep 17
      10. Rogue River – Sep 22
      11. Gear Swap – October 15
      12. Sauktoberfest – Oct 22
    4. Tilton Trek Status – The club will supply firewood for camp.
  7. New Business
    1. 2016 Budget – not completed yet. David will have it done by February board meeting.
    2. Stickers – David brought logo ideas for club stickers. He is going to look into getting a sample or small order for a plain “WRRR” logo, black letters on white background. Final decision for sticker purchase to be made no later than March board meeting.
    3. Facebook ads – ads every once in a while that are of direct interest to club members are ok
    4. Green River Cleanup planning – Kanaskat Palmer has been reserved and plans are in place with Shangri-La. River Ops and the GRC Committee need volunteers (e.g. barbequing, handling sign-up sheets, etc.).
  8. Waterlog articles needed by 1/20
    1. Green River Cleanup teaser – Brennan will send to Brian for the Waterlog
    2. Tilton Trek article – Brennan will send to Brian for the Waterlog
    3. President
  9. Announcements and good of the order
    1. Hollenbeck Park at the White Salmon wants the camping fees prepaid this year. They are charging a flat $400 this year, which includes the toilets.
    2. Wenatchee Rendezvous – Tumwater campground still isn
  10. Adjourn @ 7:36 p.m.