February 2nd Board Meeting Minutes

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February 2nd Board Meeting Minutes

#1 Post by john » Mon Feb 06, 2017 8:01 pm

Fairbanks Snow Travelers (FST)

Board Meeting Minutes
Held at Denny's, Fairbanks 6:00pm February 2, 2017

Members present:
Steve Enochs
Phillip Maxim
Jody Maxim
Stoney Robertson
John Johnston
Tim Berg
Steve Nolan
Jody Forman
David Oliver
Ingrid Oliver

Motion for elections by Steve Enochs
Nominations with results as follows:

John Johnston, President
Steve Enochs, Vice President
Phillip Maxim, Treasurer
David Oliver, Secretary
Ingrid Oliver
Stoney Robertson
Jody Forman, Past President

New Business

Newsletter to be produced by February 9th in time next general membership meeting. Ingrid will edit and produce with John Johnston creating electronic version for the website/email and print as needed paper copies for distribution.

Rides and calendar of events are discussed with:
Stoney leading February 4 for White Mountains ride meeting at Wickersham Dome parking area at 28 mi. Elliot Hwy.
Steve Miresse will be leading the Sweetheart ride February 12th.
General membership meeting at Northern Power Sports February 15th 7pm.
Stoney again on the 18th Pizza Run.
FST Board meeting Thursday March 2nd 6:00pm @ Dennys.
Steve Nolan will heading the memorial ride for Paul on March 4th.
Phillip Maxim with Fox to Murphy Dome on March 11th.
March 18th remains open.
March 24th to the 26th is Alpine Creek Lodge, subject to change.
Jody states the Snow Rondy that is normally an annual event is cancelled this year due to staffing shortage at Chena Lakes Rec. Area.
Steve E. will be contacting the Newsminer to place announcements on behalf of the club.
The Fairbanks Winter Show was discussed, possibly partnering with Iron Dog or dealership.
Kerry Barnes of Cleary Summit is in touch with the club on behalf of Search and Rescue for presentation and training of potential volunteers.

Phillip Maxim has agreed to maintain the membership database, prior data will be located to formulate a current membership roster with all annual memberships expiring October 1st.
Steve Enochs comments on keeping membership alive and well with more effective and interesting general membership meetings i.e. new ideas, presentations, safety, GPS, beacon tutorials, maintenance, getting unstuck, door prizes, etc.

John Johnston will follow up with business license information and track down any past or existing licenses.
Motion for Stoney Robertson and Steven Enochs appointed as signees on all FST business needs by David Oliver and Ingrid Oliver as second.
Ideas and suggestions for storage of FST belongings were revisited.
Next board meeting will be held March 2,2017 at Denny's at 6 pm.

Meeting adjourned by Ingrid O. motion with John J. as 2nd. Time 8:08 pm.

Submitted by David Oliver, Secretary FST

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