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BOD Minutes for Jan 2023

I have returned as the club secretary and look forward to a great year!
This was the year’s first BOD session and there was much discussion about the upcoming banquet.

Quorum at 6:35 PM, meeting convened.

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

Meeting held Steve N.’s home.

Brad: Thanks to new board members for stepping up.  Thanks, Brad!
202 members currently.
Tee shirt sales doing well.
Members not attending banquet will have raffle ticket with name on back to win prizes.

Jovi: Banquet walk through looked good.
Banquet details finalized amongst BOD members.
Jim Bonardel won new club chairs at auction to replace missing/damaged chairs.
Stickers for new chairs needed for identification as theft deterence.

Steve N.: All women to receive special gifts at banquet.

Steve M.: Bank account remains adequately funded.
Sold club trailer for $2500.
Shared chair theft deterrence decals with BOD.

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

Larry K.: Nothing new.

Nick: Welcome aboard Nick! Nothing new.

Eric: We should work on the Droneplex’s aesthetics and maintenance, otherwise nothing new.

Carl: Nothing new.

Quan: Passed out club donated blankets to St. Paul’s Pace Program.

Primary Club Concerns:

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.
Reviewing porta potty contracts.

Upcoming events:

Banquet attendance has been updated to 90 people for Friday 1/13/2023
Banquet expected to last from 6 PM to 9 PM.
Aerospace Museum gift shop will be open to till 4:30 PM, but not open during club party.
Aerospace Museum open to banquet members all day and reentry to facility allowed if you are part of the banquet.

Weekend field events:

T28 racing at 10:00 AM Saturday 1/14/23 as dictated by weather.

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

Next BOD meeting 2/8/2023 @ 6:30 PM.

Meeting adjourned at 8:10 PM.

Eric Shapiro
SEFSD Secretary 2023