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February Meeting minutes
Region 3 Minutes
21 February 2012
Region 3 Director Kyle Wiebold called the meeting to order at 7:45 p.m., followed by the flag salute and a moment of silence.
Fourteen Clubs were present this evening including Cascade Cruisers; Flat Broke & 4-Wheeling; Hubs in; Mud Puppies; Mud-A-Rama; Our Gang Off-Road; Piston’s Wild –Oregon; Piston’s Wild –Washington; PNW Individual Member Club; Push N Pulls; Sand Fleas; Those Guys Off Road; Trask Mountain Trail Runners; Vancouver 4 Wheelers.
HOSTING CLUB: Thank you to 4 Wheel Parts for providing pizza this evening.
Crystal Crowder made the motion, seconded by Don Jensen, that the January 2012 meeting minutes be accepted as printed. The motion carried.
Region Director Kyle Wiebold – The convention was well received by those that attended. There was only about half as many attendees as projected. Everyone was very positive about the venue and the dinner was superb. Kyle asked for suggestions on what to do with the mugs that are left over from the convention. Marty Tilford made the motion to donate and divide the mugs between five clubs that are having events. The five clubs are: Sand Flea, Piston’s Wild, Cascade Cruisers, Our Gang Off Road, Flat Broke & 4 Wheeling. The motion was seconded by Earl Freimuth. The motion
Jolly Jeepers is withdrawing their membership request.
Vice Director Tom Fisher – No Report
Secretary Margaret Schiedler– No Report
Treasurer Rick Levine – Rick gave the treasurer report for February. Rick Smith made the motion seconded by Ryan Wells, that the treasurer report be accepted as read. The motion carried.
Public Relations James August – No Report. James is requesting Who & What We Are pamphlets and Tri-folds.
Competition Marty Tilford – Dave Taylor was nominated for Comp Chairman. The nominations will be opened again at fall delegates. Discussion of upcoming events and proposal made for new event to help raise funds for the association. The event is called Barrel Racing Extravaganza to be held at Cowlitz Fairground on May 5, 2012. There will be 2 shows 2 pm and 7 pm. The racers and camping for racers is free. General Admission is $10 children under age of 10 is free. There will be a pit party before the 2 pm race.
Ethel property has been secured for this race season. Summer Convention will be held down in Roseburg. Region 6 will be hosting this year and the event will be at the Camas Valley property.
Oregon Land Matters Jeff Bowman – March 17, 2012 is the opening of Tillamook Trail System. Everything should be pretty passable meet up at Rogers Camp at 9 am.
Washington Land Matters Kira Dominiak – was absent this evening. Crystal Crowder updated us on the happenings in the Yacolt Burn. She is hoping that she will be able to post up for work parties starting in April. Also, Naches has 44 miles of trails that could be closed if not adopted. The hope is that the PNW association will adopt all 44 miles.
Club Power/We Did It/Quill Power – New forms will be coming out soon.
IAD Don and Carol Jensen– Membership dues have been paid to SEMA, NAMRAC, Tread Lightly and Blue Ribbon. Crystal Crowder asked if our Region belonged to WOHVA. The region does not belong to this organization. Crystal Crowder made the motion that the Region pay $100 for membership into WOHVA. Darryl Maunu second the motion. The motion carried.
Carol let us know that if you are part of the PNW Group Exemption you need to go to www.irs.gov to e-file by May 15, 2012. If you are not sure if you are part of the exemption, please contact Carol.
Ways and Means Kristen Smith– Kristen let us know that she now has the correct patches. She will be placing a T-shirt order and will be ordering five of each size up to 3X.
Rick Smith handed out 110% awards. He thanked everyone for their dedication and hard work. The 110% awards went to Tom Fisher, Jeff Bowman, Kristen Smith, Ben Weller, Kira Dominiak, Tony Jensen, Tammy Bryant, Carol Jensen, Kyle Wiebold, and James August.
No new business
GOOD OF THE ORDER
Board Meeting March 10, 2012
Puyallup SwapMeet March 11, 2012
Sand Flea Rally April 28, 2012 at SandLake
Barrel Racing Extravaganza May 5, 2012 at Cowlitz Fairground
Our Gang OffRoad Season Opener June 2, 2012
Independent Play Day June 8 and 9, 2012 at the Ethel property
4 at a Time and Freewheelers July 7 and 8, 2012 at the Ethel property
Jolly Jeepers Back to Basics July 21, 2012
Out Door 4x4 July 21 and 22, 2012 at the Ethel property
Summer Convention August 10, 11, 12, 2012 at Camas Valley
Overboard Labor Day Race September 1, 2, 3, 2012 at the Ethel property
Piston’s Wild Cruise In September 22, 2012 at Woody’s 4x4
Piston’s Wild Pick Up The Burn September 29, 2012 at Yacolt Burn
Hearing no further business to come before the membership, Kristen Smith made the motion to adjorn the meeting. Don Jensen seconded the motion. The motion carried and the meeting is adjourned at 9 pm.
Region 3 Secretary