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BOD Minutes for March 2023


SEFSD Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Quorum at 6:42 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: Raffle budget $1300?
The funds collected from t-shirt sales given to treasurer.
Continuing w/FRIA application discussion.
(FRIA – FAA Recognized Identification Areas)
Purchasing superior locks for Red Lock program.

Jovi: Banquet fund raiser proposal and discussion.
Raffles potentially for July 1 and September 4.
Red lock program protected field nicely.

Steve N.: Nothing new.

Steve M.: Bank account remains adequately funded.
Membership at 245 currently.
Forms filed with IRS to keep club status up-to-date.

Steve B.: Web site continues to function well.

Larry K.: Is going to look into main sign material estimates.
Working on AMA Leader Club form. Brought to meeting and finished then.

Nick: Nothing new.

Eric: Will help Quan with main sign design.

Carl: Nothing new.

Quan: Will set up automated process for upcoming raffle.
Main sign is in poor condition.
Charter renewed at AMA.


Raffle vote taken and the “ayes” prevailed for $1,300 budget towards raffle prizes.
Raffle to be held on July 1st in celebration of July 4th which lands on Tuesday

“Gold Leader” pins voted on and the “ayes” have it. We will purchase 100 pins.


Field condition remains good, 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 3/11/23 as dictated by weather.
Electroglide at 10:00 AM Saturday 3/18/2023 as dictated by weather.
Weedwackers Swapmeet 7:00 to 11:00 AM Saturday 3/18/2023.

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 4/5/2023 @ 6:30 PM.

Meeting adjourned at 8:20 PM.

Eric Shapiro
SEFSD Secretary 2023