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BOD Meeting Minutes for Feb 2023


SEFSD Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Quorum at 6:40 PM, meeting convened.

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

Meeting held Steve N.’s home.

Brad: Membership grace period has expired. Please renew ASAP.
Jim Bonardel asked to be voice of SEFSD.
Have till 2024 to ask AMA for field improvement funds.
Want to start getting members to write short bios about themselves. (Let’s introduce ourselves!)

Jovi: Club is moving in the right direction now that the pandemic has subsided.

Steve N.: Nothing new.

Steve M.: Bank account remains adequately funded.
Following up with FAA about restoring higher altitude limit.
Membership at 231 currently.

Steve B.: Will provide notice about T-28 race on website as dictated by weather.
The website is operating smoothly.

Larry K.: Following up on condition about barbecue serviceability.

Nick: Nothing new.

Eric: Consider providing higher grade receivers as prizes to encourage greater field safety and prevent plane crashes.

Carl: Nothing new.

Quan: Renewing liability insurance to remain in compliance.

Items requiring a vote:

Club is prepared to donate some blankets to Syrian/Turkish earthquake victims. Vote was taken and the “ayes” prevailed.

Club event prize values raised $100/year to make accounting easier. Vote taken and the “ayes” prevailed.

Items of continuing interest:

Field condition remains good.
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.

Weekend field events:

T28 racing at 10:00 AM Saturday 2/11/23 as dictated by weather.
Electroglide at 10:oo AM Saturday 2/18/2023 as dictated by weather.

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 3/8/2023 @ 6:30 PM.

Meeting adjourned at 8:37 PM.

Eric Shapiro
SEFSD Secretary 2023