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BOD Meeting Minutes for April 2023


SEFSD Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Quorum at 6:37 PM, meeting convened.

In-person participants: Steve N., Brad, Jovi, Steve M., Quan, Eric, Carl, Nick
Online participants: N/A
Not present: Steve B.

Meeting held Steve N.’s home.


Brad: Blankets purchased for donation are being held for the annual donation to St. Paul’s Pace as done in the past.
Efforts are being made to repaint the benches.

Jovi: Picked up two Spektrum iX14 Transmitters for raffle and club banquet.
Raffle details being finalized.
A professor from UCSD is scheduling field use on June 16 from 10 AM and 12 PM.
Volunteers sought to help spruce up Rotorplex.

Steve N.: Nothing new.

Steve M.: Bank account remains adequately funded.
Membership at 264 currently.
Will be purchasing prize certificates for future events.
CA-119 form submitted on behalf of the club.

Steve B.: Not in attendance.

Larry K.: Gold Leader Club status is being updated and followed up upon.

Nick: Nothing new.

Eric: Weed Wacker lists our T-28 races as starting by 8 AM on the given Saturday. This may be hindering participation because “8 AM”. We should contact them to update starting time to 10 AM.

Carl: Nothing new.

Quan: We’re on list for FRIA recognition. (FAA-Recognized Identification Areas)


The UCSD Engineering Department has asked to use the field for their Aircraft Design Flyoff. A vote was taken and the “ayes” prevailed


Field condition remains good, though unlikely lately, but please stay off the field when it’s rain soaked.
Park Master Plan to continue being addressed. We are discussing how best to preserve this site into the future.
Droneplex maintenance to spruce up area remains forefront of mind.


T28 racing at 10:00 AM Saturday 5/8/23 (weather forecast looks good).
Electroglide at 10:00 AM Saturday 5/15/2023 (weather forecast looks good).
Poker Fly at 10:00 AM Saturday 5/22/2023 (weather forecast looks good).

UCSD Engineering Dept. will be using field on June 16th.

Organized field events will now include 50/50 raffles to help fund club banquets and other events. The organized events include Electroglide, T-28 racing, Bomb Drop, Don’t Spill the Beans, etc.

Next BOD meeting 5/10/2023 @ 6:30 PM.

Meeting adjourned at 8:01 PM.

Eric Shapiro
SEFSD Secretary 2023