Greater Baltimore Canoe Club
Board Meeting Minutes
December 12 2011
Nick Bowley, Mike Quinn, John Kemper, Steve Forian, Marty Levine, Steve Baker, Bill Offutt, Pei Ting, Tony Allred, Kara Brown, Jack Dettner
Call to Order:
Secretary’s Report, Steve:
Did not have last meetings minutes. Steve will email minutes to members for email approval.
Treasurer’s Report, Mike:
went over clean up and community service expenses, need updated amount from Chip for the Lower Gun Powder trail. Also need from Angela amount
for 2011 roster, Kara to contact Angela for amount. Estimated Net worth for end of 2011 looking to be around $10,000.
No Dates set as of today for 2013 season. Fun with Ropes Jan 17th held at Kinder Park with Tony, Ron Ray, and Charlie as teachers.
Roll Sessions, Mike:
Pricing still not set but sessions to begin on Jan 8th with Mike, Larry, and Steve at the registration desk and John instructing in pool.
Conservation, Chip Walsh:
Chip not present but there is a lot of work left to be done. Need to set up additional work weekend with park service with confirmation of equipment being there.
May- start of beginners class Steve Baker
July- Picnic at state park location same as last year 14th of July Tony A.
November- Best of the Rest, location and date to follow.
December- Christmas party same location as past years on 1st of December Kara.
February- Bill O. Kinder Park
April- Pei Ting
August- Kara B
October- Nick B
December- Steve F
Mike and Nick are working on getting presentation for February meeting and board approval
Tony and Nick to find list of releases for 2013. Received a good response on the number of people willing to lead trips for next year, Nick will be following up with them to nail down dates.
John to contact Angela and get spread sheet of members to update during the roll sessions and return to Angela to put together rooster.
Update club name. Nick will post a poll on website with suggestions of club name update so we can be found easier on the web to compete with the new number of meet up clubs
New Executive Committee- Nick B, Bill O, and Tony A. Approved.
Change log in on website for people that have not renewed to visiting guest status. Nick to implement after roll sessions.
Jack Dettner brought up concern about the decline in membership and is willing to call people that used to belong to the club and did not renew in 2011. Board welcomed his help with Steve F suggesting that a membership committee be formed to not only manage the membership rooster but also market the club as well.
Tony Suggested free roll session for park ranger that assisted us on trail maintenance board made and approved of offer of one year membership to GBCC
Steve F- Email last board meeting minutes for board approval
Nick B- Webb presentation for February meeting, list of 2013 releases, post poll on website
Mike Q- Webb presentation for February meeting
John K- Contact Angela to get spread sheet of members
Tony- List of 2013 releases
Kara- Contact Angela for amount of $$ for 2011 rooster