ERCU Board Meeting
February 3, 2018
Hydroplane Museum, Kent, WA
Meeting called to order by Commodore Gabe Kjos at 10:20 am
Len Taylor called for Role Call of Board Members
Members Present are:
Jerry Dunlap (Ben Keller's Proxy)
Members Absent are:
Visiting Club Member Present:
Agenda Old Business:
1. Race Schedule
2. Craig Bradshaw
4. SeaTac Self Storage (trailer)
5. Treasurers report
Discussion on Agenda Items:
Gabe handed out the modified race schedule for review. Race date for May 12th
moved to the 19th because Mothers Day is on the 12th. Each board member is a race CD with 2 open races looking for CD's. David Newton is being contacted to make sure he wants to be the CD for the Roger Newton Memorial Race. Motion made to approve the Race Schedule - Passed
Craig has decided to resign from the board as Board Contest Director. The board accepted the resignation and are very appreciative for every thing Craig has done for the club. Further discussion followed asking if Jerry Dunlap would be interested in fulfilling the remainder of Craig's term as Board Contest Director. Jerry accepted. A motion made by Len, seconded by JimmyJames. Motion Passed.
JimmieJames brought to the attention that we are missing some trophies. Discussion about the Champion Spark Plug trophy and where it is resulted in replacing it with a new trophy. It was also discussed that we need plaque boards. It was decided to change the logo on the top of the boards to leave the year off.
SeaTac Self Storage (trailer)
SeaTac Self Storage has asked for the trailer to be removed immediately. They are no longer interested in a sponsorship.
We have an account balance of $1,548.63 This is before paying for race sites that have not been paid for yet. JimmyJames also presented last years trophy expenses to be paid. This was tabled until March 3 board meeting.
It was discussed and voted to make the proposed changes to the rule book from the February 3 board meeting. Motion by Gerry B. and seconded by Jerry D.
Gold Cup Race
Jerry D. brought discussion about the cost of Lake Silverado as apposed Lake Sacajawea. Tabled to March 3 meeting to allow more information to be gathered.
Thank you to Chuck Murray for securing Pro Marine and ABC Props as sponsors for the 2018 season races. Everyone to look for sponsors whether it be Title Sponsorship or Awards Sponsors
The club Forum is now up and running. More discussion about how to keep the site active during the slow months.
JimmyJames moved to adjorn the meeting Len second. Adjourned at 11:57 am