GULF WINDS TRACK CLUB MinutesNovember 12, 2003 Business Meeting Hosted by Joe and Nadine Dexter
Board/GWTC Members present: Jane Johnson, Tom Perkins, David Yon, Bob Prentiss, Joe & Nadine Dexter, Jerry Ongley, Mike Sims, Tony Guillen, Judy Alexander, Charlie Yates, Paul Ahnberg, Bonnie Wright, Jo Lena Pace, Jeff Bryan, & Bill Lott
Guests present: Mark Priddy
Jane Johnson called the meeting to order at 7:35 PM and quorum was established. The October minutes were read and accepted by motion, 2nd and vote.
Social Coordinator report – Bonnie Wright reported that the Beginning Runners social was very well attended by our new runners. The Christmas Social has been scheduled for December 20th at the American Legion Hall.
Treasurer’s report – Bob Prentiss distributed and discussed the Financial and Budget reports. A motion, 2nd, & vote was taken approving the distribution of proceeds greater than $50 resulting from the Prefontaine 5K to the Chenoweth Fund.
Race Director report – Mike Sims reported the proposed budget for December’s Ultra Marathon race which was approved by motion, 2nd, & vote.
Training Committee report – Nadine Dexter reported that the class is going very well.
Membership report -Judy Alexander reported that there are currently 820 members represented by 478 memberships.
Equipment report – Joe Dexter reported that all equipment is fine and that there was $225 outstanding in still-to-be collected equipment rental fees.
Chenoweth report -David reported that the committee received a request from Bob Brahman (sp?) for $1,000 the High School All-Star Cross Country Meet. The committee recommended $600 which was approved by motion, 2nd, & vote. In addition, a yet-to-be-determined portion of the proceeds from Shaw’s race will be earmarked for the Chenoweth Fund.
Triathlete report – Tony Guillen reported that IronMan Florida was a great success for the area’s triathletes, in particular Felton Wright, Alan Cox, & Chris Moreno. In addition, Rob Roller & Lisa Purol were strong finishers at IronMan Hawaii and Mike Weyant finished strong at the Clermont Half IronMan. Tony advised that the monthly Triathlete get together was scheduled for Friday November 14th at Beef O’Brady’s. The end-of-the-year social has been planned to be held at the Paradise Grill – details will go up on the web page.
Racing Team Coordinator report – None. Race Director Coordinator report – See New Business below.
Clothing Coordinator report – Jane Johnson reported that new singlets were on order.
Lecture Series report – Jane Johnson reported that Marla Runyon was scheduled to speak in association with the Turkey Trot event. Art Remillard will continue in his role as series coordinator and the Board was encouraged to submit ideas for new lectures to Art.
Jane Johnson reported that Fred Deckert has agreed to assume the role of Fleet Foot editor beginning in January 2004. The Board tentatively approved the change pending Fred’s appearance at next month’s Board meeting. There was much back-and-forth discussion around substituting an electronic version of the newsletter for the current paper version. Jeff Bryan agreed to spearhead a survey of the GWTC membership on the matter.
Charlie Yates presented the revamped GWTC information pamphlet.
Mike Sims reported the Award Committee’s tentative dates for the annual awards dinner to be held at the American Legion Hall: January 15th, 17th, 23rd, 29th, & 31st.
OLD BUSINESS: None.
The meeting adjourned at approximately 9:10 PM. Judy Alexander and Brian Corbin will host the next meeting on December 10, 2003.
These minutes have not been reviewed and accepted by the board. Paul Ahnberg, for Lisa Unger, Secretary.