2006 – October


Present:   Dave Jansen, Kati James, Steve Ynzunza & Jim Hileman
Directors not present:   Jim Short, Jan Weaver, Shelley Ulry

Members Present:   Rusty Williams

Approved the minutes of 9-19-06

1 USARM General Information
A) Membership Presentation/Issues

None presented.
B) John Brookman - update

He is at home and recovering.
C) Contribution request from AFRS

The BOD discussed the request and chose not to contribute to AFRS.
D) Website

Per the BOD, there has been no changes to the Website. Dave J will send the info to Mickey re: the BOD decision on the SSL certificate
E) Bo (Laguna Seca)

The BOD is excite to know that BO is staying on at Laguna Seca.
F) Changes to Skip Barber personnel

TThe BOD was advised of some of the personnel changes that have occurred with Skip Barber.
G) Upcoming Elections

Bruce Brunner has volunteered to handle the elections.
H) 2006 Awards

The BOD discussed the upcoming awards.
2 Financial Reports
A) Treasurers Report

There was no treasurers report provided due to Shelley no being in attendance.
B) Expense Reports

A few expense reports were submitted.
C) Annual Budget

BOD members were reminded to review the budgets for the different events.
3 Equipment
A) Inventory

Steve Y will be checking into some PVC pipe for the big trailer for flag storage.
B) New Flags

The BOD decided to order two new sets of car flags for Laguna Seca. One set to be used at the track and one set to be available when we have multiple events occurring on the same weekend. We are still looking for a supplier for new number boards.
C) Trailer

The trailer at Laguna Seca has had the USARM logo put on it. The BOD reviewed the design and after some additional artwork is removed from the design the invoice will be paid. The small trailer still needs the logo put on it and Steve Ynzunza will be working on that project.
4 Upcoming Events
A) Racing Events

Skip Barber Schedule
Dec 8-10 (Laguna Seca) (Full)
Jan 19-21 (Laguna Seca) (Full)
March 2-4 (Laguna Seca) (Full)
March 30, 31, April 1 (Laguna Seca)(Full)

POC Dates 2007- Feb 2-4 (Las Vegas) (Full)
April 27-28 (WSIR)
May 18-20 (Cal Speedway)
June 9-10 (WSIR)
Aug 24-26 (Laguna Seca) (Full)
Sept 22-23 (Buttonwillow)
Dec 1-2 (WSIR)

5 Roundtable
The BOD was advised that the Skip Barber per diem is now $90 a day.

The BOD discussed equipment fees and decided that for a multiple day event the fee will be $100 and for single day event it will be $50.
There will be no administrative fees charged.

The BOD also decided that all contracts and written agreement need to be reviewed and approved by the BOD 60 days prior to the events.

Steve Y will be taking over the banquet for one year with the help of the other BOD members.
No training will occur at the banquet.

Next meeting is in Fremont on Nov 21, 2006.