GULF WINDS TRACK CLUB MinutesJanuary 13, 2010 Board Meeting Hosted by Mary Jean and David Yon
Present: Julie Clark, David Yon, Felton Wright, Bill Lott, Jackie McDaniel, Tom Perkins, Bob Macdonald, Seeley Gutierrez, Tim Unger, Herb Wills, Mary Jean Yon, Fred Deckert, Charlie Yates and Judy Alexander
Judy Alexander called the meeting to order at 7:31 p.m. Quorum was established.
The Board reviewed the December minutes. A motion was made, seconded and passed by unanimous vote to accept the minutes as presented.
Judy Alexander – Judy presented the Springtime 10k/5k/1 mile proposed budget. After some discussion, a motion was made to approve the budget with discussed changes. The motion was seconded and passed by unanimous vote.
Fred Deckert – Fred suggested to the Board that some thought be given to holding monthly Board meetings at Premier Health and Fitness Center (PHFC) in lieu of holding them in the homes of board members. After some discussion as to the pros and cons of having a set meeting place each month instead of rotating to Board members’ homes, it was decided that the Board will continue to meet in members’ homes; however will occasionally meet at PHFC. The first meeting scheduled to be held at PHFC will be the March 2010 meeting.
Tim Unger –Tim Unger reported that GWTC Team Racing will attempt a new venue to start the new year. The Matanzas 5k held in downtown St. Augustine is held on January 23, 2010. The Club will have an open male and open female team competing in the 5k. GWTC racing singlets will be earned by the scoring runners who volunteer to make up a racing team.
Treasurer’s Report – Judy Alexander for Amy Antimucci
Currently, there is $77,021.97 in the Club’s account. The Chenoweth Fund has $13,599.36, and the Tri Club has $2,966.66. The Board took a brief look at the 2010 proposed Club budget, however decided to wait until next month when the new treasurer, Amy Antimucci, can attend to review the proposed budget in detail.
Membership Report – Jackie McDaniel for Mark Priddy
The Club has 882 members in 457 households. Renewal notices were mailed to all Club members late last year.
Race Director Coordinator Report – Charlie Yates
Charlie presented a 2010 area race calendar for the Board to review. There are many races scheduled all the way through December 2010.
Newsletter Report – Fred Deckert
Fred reminded the Board to use the Club’s bulk mail account for Club mail outs.
Clothing Coordinator Report – Fred Deckert for Margarete Deckert
Margarete sold two shirts last month.
Equipment Report – Judy Alexander for Vicky Verano
Judy reported that there are two races using Club equipment the weekend of January 16. After the storage unit is cleaned out of old and no longer working equipment, an assessment will be made as to whether a larger unit should be rented.
Website Report – David Yon
Chenoweth Fund Report – David Yon
After all invoices were paid and commitments honored, there is $3,997 remaining of Turkey Trot proceeds. David Yon asked that these funds be donated to the Chenoweth Fund. A motion was made to approve David’s request, seconded and approved by unanimous vote.
The Tri Club continues to grow. Monday, January 18, the Tri Club will have an awards meeting at MoMo’s Pizza and will present their annual awards. Members attending the Monday evening meeting will be able to register for the 2010 Red Hills Triathlon which is prior to general registration for the event.
Lecture Series Report – Jackie McDaniel for Nancy Stedman
The movie, Run Fatboy Run, shown on January 8 had about 30-35 attendees. As part of the Tallahassee Marathon/Half Marathon festivities, there will be a talk by John L. Parker, Jr., author of ‘Once a Runner’ and ‘Again to Carthage’. The talk follows the pasta dinner and will be held at the Turner Auditorium on Tallahassee Community College Campus. It is open to runners, members of GWTC, and the general public. Nancy requested a one-half page ad space in the Fleet Foot to be dedicated to this event.
Training Report – Julie Clark
Social Coordinator Report – Kathy Lindsay
There being no further business to discuss, a motion to adjourn was made, seconded and passed unanimously at 8:44 p.m.
Jackie McDaniel, GWTC Secretary