January 2018 Board Meeting Minutes

  • Yvonne’s Membership report:
    • Member numbers are down over last few years. Quite a few people still need to submit dues for 2018.
    • 68? members
      • 39 paid
      • 29 not
    • 87 in 2015
  • Roland needs pictures and info for newsletter
    • Dan suggested information from the new Corvair museum
  • Storage fees going up – insurance for items inside
  • 2018 nw regional econorun – memorial day weekend (harrison hot springs resort hotel (canada))
    • Discussion of how to get emails to Don Procter for outreach and recruiting for event
    • Discussion of most effective way to get in touch with members in CorvairsNW in general.
  • New Business
    • Christmas Party
      • Disappointment in quality of food – $630
      • Suggest to switch to a Saturday instead (maybe the first Saturday)
      • Had 7 no shows
      • Maybe do a pot luck or have a committee of people cook the items and club reimburse
    • Discussion of Griots ODS and booking dates
    • Nominations of officers
      • Nominated for Dan Davis to be President – Declined nomination, ok with being vice president
      • Nominated for Dan Davis to be Vice President – Nominated, Seconded and voted aye.
      • Nomination for Secretary Dan Gabbert for Secretary, nominated, seconded and voted aye.
      • Carl will lead membership meeting in January
      • Aaron expressed interest in being nominated as Secretary
      • Nomination for Treasurer of Jim Brussard, seconded, and voted aye.
    • Dan Davis regional director of Corsa speaks about chapter requirements and items going on
      • Spoke about what annual CORSA fee covers for the club (insurance, communique, chapter mailing list)
      • Spoke about the club to possibly discuss donating $30 a year for the Preservation Foundation to assist operate the Corvair Museum (located in Decatur, IL). Jim suggested bringing it up to the membership to discuss.
    • Carl discussed a “Welcome packet” for all new members and what contents they could include.  Aaron Payne and Dan Davis offered to assist Carl putting one together.
      • Calendar of events
      • Newsletter
      • Business cards for the club
      • Decal
      • Member roster
      • Welcome letter
    • Dan D. discussed a potential new member that runs a storage unit in Puyallap for $30 a month.  Carl suggested he gets more information and propose to membership.
    • Meeting Adjourned