Minutes OARS Board Meetings 2018

DRAFT MINUTES, BOARD MEETING MARCH 27, 2018, ANACORTES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.

Meeting called to order at 10:28.  Present:  president Cathy Schaeffer, past president Jack Darnton, vice president Peter Heffelfinger, treasurer Marilyn Sollers, secretary Priscilla Legg, safety and scheduling chair Skip Dassler and maintenance chair Robin Pestarino.

REPORTS

Preston storage:  Peter Heffelfinger.  Water tank has been removed, and work has been done on trailer access.

Treasurer:  Marilyn Sollers:  Monthly report completed a few days early due to upcoming travel.  Eight donors gave $820. in memory of Bob Pickett.  The club also received an anonymous $2000 donation for the purchase of a new aluminum boat trailer.  Cathy was reimbursed $29 for coffee for the meeting moved to her house due to library closure.

Website:  Jack Darnton.  Website is full according to Bill Testerman, so slide show needs to go on Vimeo as a movie.  This is another reason to explore what we want from our website and the costs.  More space is available on this site for a fee.

Maintenance:  Robin Pestarino.  Andy hasn't reported on the Glide.  Robin will have a report on the longevity committee meeting for the masters' meeting on Friday.  The railing on the Annie C is in need of some care.

Safety:  Skip Dassler.  The two-year written exam for renewal of master's qualification is almost ready and will be emailed to qualified masters with the answers.  The safety committee is still working on the five-year sea trial renewal.  Discussion point is whether it should be a comprehensive test similar to the original qualification test, or more of a continuing education experience.

70/48 Race:  Skip Dassler.  The Coast Guard will be there, and no chase boat will be required.

NEW BUSINESS

Archives:  Robin Pestarino.  Material is stored at Robin's house temporarily, and there is a lot of it.  Some material is on floppy disks and not easily retreivable.  Robin would like some discussion of a policy for archiving materials.  Marilyn suggested checking with the state archivist.

Bylaws:   Robin Pestarino.  Need maintenance.

Bob Pickett Memorial:  Scheduled for June 24.  OARS will send a wreath.

Meeting adjourned at 11:38.

Priscilla Legg, secretary

 

 

MINUTES, BOARD MEETING FEBRUARY FEBRUARY 27, 2018, ANACORTES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.

Meeting called to order at 10:30.  Present:  president Cathy Schaeffer, past president Jack Darnton, vice president Peter Heffelfinger, secretary Priscilla Legg.

REPORTS

Preston storage area:  Peter Heffelfinger.  Frank Orr is willing to clean out additional space under the Preston that can then be used by OARS.  Some outside work is needed to improve trailer access to the gate.

Treasurer:  Absent.

Communications:  Jack Darnton.  Video is up on website.  At some point will need to revisit website issue.

Maintenance:  Cost of mural and possible maintenance needs to be discussed at general meeting.   Jack will talk to Port about locating on the building at Seafarer's.

Safety:  Cathy.  No meeting of boat life expectancy committee so far.  Cathy is concerned with first aid an emergency response.  She will talk to EMT's re where is the best place to go from various points in our rowing area.

Races:  Cathy.  Will collect pictures to put in a power point program.  Adair is planning on entering the seventy/48 race.  Cathy wants to explore the possibility of a second boat.

Messabout:  Peter.  There is the possibility of a marine swap meet if there is a volunteer to run it.  OARS has boats and possibly other items to sell.

NEW BUSINESS

Bob Pickett: Jack will bring an OARS card to Friday's meeting to send the club's condolences to Erica Pickett on the death of her husband and founding member Bob Pickett.

Budget:  Jack Darnton:  The question of donations outside of line items in the budget needs discussion and priortization by the membership.  Monetary support for racing teams should be revisited in the context of public awareness of the club and its goals and activities.

Bylaws:  Bylaws need updating.  Discussion and committee need to be started.

Meeting adjourned.

Priscilla Legg, secretary.

 

 

 

 

MINUTES, BOARD MEETING JANUARY 23, 2018, ANACORTES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.  

Meeting called to order at 10:30.  Present:  president Cathy Schaeffer, past president Jack Darnton, secretary Priscilla Legg, Treasurer Marilyn Sollers

REPORTS

Financial:  Marilyn Sollers.  Marilyn and Bill are about half way through the process of transferring the books to Marilyn.  The CD roll-over was discussed and the matter was tabled pending discussion with Bill Epler.

Communications:  Jack Darnton.  No response from the school on compressing the video.  He will try to tweak it himself.  Jack is also the Oars representative at SBC meetings.  

Messabout:  Question whether a marine swap meet could be part of the messabout.

Maintenance:  Cathy Schaeffer.  Shelter has a loose flap onthe west side which needs repair.

Deaf School;  Cathy  School rows will be on Wed. at 12:30, but not until March.

Meeting adjourned at 11:10.

Priscilla Legg, secretary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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