CRESTLINE SOARING SOCIETY
MINUTES - MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
FEB 4, 2017, 10:20-11:30 AM
Prepared by Kevin Greene
A scheduled meeting of the board of directors was held on the above date. The following members attended:
President: Dan DeWeese
Vice President: Steve Nowak
Treasurer: Kevin Williams
Events Coordinator: Kathy Rhodes
Communications Director: Dave Hards
Site Director: Chris Hast
Safety Director: Dave Aldrich
Annual Board of Directors Election - ballot count & results.
Ballots were verified and counted. Twenty three ballots were included. The entire current board was returned to office. Kevin Greene appeared on the ballot in error. He will continue to serve the organization as an unofficial volunteer.
Grass / watering plan.
New seeding and natural fertilizer will be tested on a small section of the LZ before proceeding with the rest of the grass area. Dave Hards will try to source a donation for the fertilizer
Expired Ranch contract.
A motion was made and carried to move forward with a one year renewal of the agreement.
Powerlines detachable arresting cable with visibility balls.
Dan DeWeese will procure braided stainless steel cable for mounting the aerial visibility balls. Once the cable is received arrangements for a bucket truck will be made in order to mount the balls. The goal is to have the project completed by the first event of the season.
Site aerial map development.
Dave Aldrich motioned that his work on this would have to be delayed until after the Site Intro Video is complete. Dave Hards and Kathy Rhodes volunteered to work on the graphic in the interim.
Site intro video with hazards identified and site rules / protocols.
Dave Aldrich delivered his outline for this project with a goal of having it completed by April / May.
PG& reserve parachute deployment training apparatus.
This project is being worked by Jeff Boehler.
Calendar of events etc. automation.
Dan DeWeese will continue to test this feature.
Chapter Renewal USHPA.
Dan DeWeese and Kevin Williams will continue coordinate this process which is due to be completed in April.
Dan DeWeese is working on adapting the Sylmar document for vetting new and visiting instructors. This will include a section on CSS,org for accessing the finalized procedures.