2005 – November


Directors Present : Dave Jansen, Kati James, Steve Ynzunza, Jim Short, Jerry Huff and Steve Johnson
Dicrectors Not Present : Ken Berri
Members Present : None

Approved the minutes from the 09-20-05 meeting

1 USARM General Information
A) Membership Presentations/Issues

There were no members in attendance at the Board meeting. The Board decided to change the name of this agenda line item to "Membership E-mails/Input"
B) Membership Update

The Board was advised that we continue to receive numerous renewals.
C) Correspondence

The Board had received some correspondence re: the Banquet which will be covered under the banquet agenda item.
D) Award Recipients

The Board discussed possible recipients for the awards.
E) Workers (Numbers Required)

The Board discussed the numbers being required for different events and safety concerns. The Board agreed that worker safety was of the utmost importance when determining the events USARM would be working.
F) Training

Advance Fire and Rescue advised that they are willing to come up and provide some type of fire training for the training scheduled prior to the banquet. The time schedule was also discussed for the training. There also was some discussion of having some mini-trainings prior to each of the morning meetings.
A) Treasurers Report

The financial report was submitted by Dave Jansen and approved by the Board.
B) Expense Reports

Expense reports were submitted and checks were distributed by Dave Jansen.
C) Donations

There were no outstanding donations.
3 Equipment
A) Inventory

The inventory of equipment for Laguna Seca was going to be completed this weekend. There is no timetable yet on when the inventory will be completed to the North.
B) Trailer

The trailer for Laguna Seca is going to get purchased and we are continuing to get quotes to refurbish the trailer at Infineon.
4 Upcoming Events
A) Racing Events

The Board discussed the upcoming racing events. There were some preliminary dates provided for some of the racing groups.
B) Banquet

Steve Johnson advised that the Banquet date has been changed to Feb 18th, 2006. The change was made due to a racing event being held on the previously scheduled date. Steve Johnson stated that the hotel would change previously made reservations to the new date. He also stated it would be a good idea to contact the hotel to make sure that this occurs. Numerous raffle prizes are coming in for the event. A certificate for a suite at the hotel for a future date will be raffled off at the banquet.
5 Roundtable
There was discussion and the Board approved to send Holiday cards to the racing groups and race tracks that we currently work at and those that we might work at in the future.There was discussion about the Website and the ability to keep everything up to date.
There was discussion about the elections and this item was tabled to a future BOD meeting.
Next Board Meeting: December 13th at 7:00pm at the Roundtable Pizza in San Jose.