SEFSD Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
Quorum at 6:44 PM, meeting convened.
In-person participants: Steve N., Brad., Quan
Online participants: Jovi, Nick, Eric, Steve B.
Not present: Carl, Steve M, Larry
Meeting held Steve N.’s home.
Secretary note: FRIA (FAA-Recognized Identification Area) is a topic top-of-mind. Here is the link to the text the AMA blasted on Aug. 9, 2023 and the subject of the board’s interest.(https://amablog.modelaircraft.org/amagov/2023/08/29/fria-and-remote-id-update/
Brad: Nothing heard back about FRIA.
AMA announced that the FAA is backlogged re: FRIA.
Consider a welcome letter for new members
Jovi: “Roughly 700 sites approved by FRIA…” (see Secretary Note above)
Plan being developed to fairly distribute aero prizes among flying members.
Steve N.: No new safety issues.
Please continue being a good pilot citizen.
Steve M.: Not present (info forwarded prior to meeting)
Bank account remains adequately funded.
Membership at 320 currently.
Steve B.: Website video embedding issue being handled.
Larry K.: Not present.
Nick: Nothing new.
Eric: Happy to assist fair aero prize distribution discussion.
Carl: Not present.
Quan: Working on signs.
Water truck easier to get off season.
ITEMS REQUIRING A VOTE:
A vote was taken to hold off on getting a roller and water truck until later this year. The ayes have it.
ITEMS OF CONTINUING INTEREST:
Safety issues are everybody’s concern. If you see something then say something. Be kind and be civil.
Park Master Plan to continue being addressed. We are discussing how best to preserve this site into the future.
FRIA (FAA-Recognized Identification Area) is top-of-mind lately.
WEEKEND FIELD EVENTS for October:
T28 Pylon Racing at 10:00 AM Saturday 10/14/23
Otay Float Fly at 10:00 AM Saturday 10/14/23
Electroglide at 10:00 AM Saturday 10/21/2023
Miiltary Scale and Meeting at 10:00 AM Saturday 10/28/2023
F5B Practice at 12:45 to 5:00 PM Sunday 8/24/2023 (event held in Denver, CO)
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.
BANQUET EVENT DATE: FRIDAY JANUARY 12, 2024
Next BOD meeting 10/11/2023 @ 6:30 PM.
Meeting adjourned at 7:45 PM.
SEFSD Secretary 2023