Board Meeting Minutes – August 12th
Meeting Call to Order – 7:30 by Nick Bowley
Treasurer’s report – Currently forecasting a profit for 2013 raising the networth to approx. $13k. Treasurer’s report approved unanimously.
Training and Safety – SWR is Aug 17th and 18th. This is a multi-club activity and there is a good variety of attendees.
Membership/Roster – 135 current members, last year was 142 at this time.
Conservation – Nick to discuss with Rich regarding some ideas on the Patapsco Dam removal.
Programs – Tony potential for Dry fork of Cheat…Gauley Potential 14th/15th
Website Stuff – Nothing
New Business – Discussion around how to get new members and retain:
Beginner program – additional gear, purchasing helmet/lifejacket
Safety – PSA getting a sign for the Gunpowder, working with the park service to get information out. Potentially set up informational sessions. Connect with the area council roundtable for committee chairs.
Bill O – to contact Park service about potential signs and setting up informational sessions. Tony would be willing to do the presentations.
Eric – to talk with Dad regarding potential reaching out to scouts regarding merit badge
First Aid Kit – Get information from Byron and send to Zach what is needed
Gauge - Bill O – To identify gauge for LGP and install
Logo Contest – Show and decide at the Holiday party