Present: Rick Munz, Sue Mortensen, Sue Schmidt, Cathy Matel, Saleem Surti, Rene’ Munz, Andy Schmidt
Motion passed to appoint members present as board of director members for RMSC.
Wausau Ski Swap (RMSC + Nordic Club) held first meeting on Sunday, August 2. Andy & Sue, as swap coordinators, are free to make all necessary arrangement details, excluding expenditures from club’s treasury. Swap will be held Friday & Saturday, November 6-7 at the Youth Building at Marathon Park, as in the past. Wausau Ski Swap has a Facebook page.
Ski trip dates: January 9, January 30, February 20 and March 12, 2016.
Snow Shoe event at Tic Acres is tentatively scheduled for Sunday, March 6, 2016.
Badger State (Alpine) event is January 23, 2016.
Ski for Youth: Sundays in December, 12/6, 12/13, 12/20.
Kick off dinner: Sunday, October 4 (need chairperson for event). Formal officer elections to be conducted. Will solicit member opinion during kick-off dinner which ski hills to go to this season.
Sue Mortensen or Cathy Matel to update web site with “save the dates” for above.
Motion passed to reduce member bus trip cost to $25, which includes transportation, lift ticket and snack on the way home. Members are on their own for lunch.
Discussion regarding service to club, specifically board members and chairpersons, and compensation in the form of free trips. Issue will be discussed at further length during upcoming board meeting. Generally, it is in the best interests of the club and individuals to discourage any form of compensation or discounts beyond that approved for members’ assistance during the swap event.
Cathy has web site up and running, and encouraging all board members to “play with it” as well as getting trained to become administrators with access to edit content. Site will coordinate with Paypal for members wishing to register and pay on line. Dennis Holzem is planning to add content on the history of the club.
Encouraging mailing Sitzmarker and post cards to remind members of upcoming events. Continue to promote RMSC via City Pages (free) ads.
Treasurer’s report: No significant transactional activity.
Board meetings to be held on the 3rd Wednesdays of each month, at 6:00, at the State Patrol Office. Rene’ to contact them to reserve a room. Next meeting September 16.