September 2023 Board Meeting Minutes

September 2023 Board Meeting Minutes
The September board meeting was held on the 12th at 6:30 PM via Zoom video conference.
In attendance:
Robert Jacobsen – President
Bailey Bishop – Treasurer
Kristin Larson – VP Driving
Lisa Burke – Membership Chair
Erick Aubin – Secretary
Glenn Champagne – VP Administration
Betty Mae Mosley – VP Administration
Luis Rivera – VP Communications
Bill Seymour – Past President

The August Meeting Minutes had been posted to Freedcamp prior to the meeting. A discussion
of club activities, events, and general business followed.

Motion to accept treasurer’s report.

General Business
The nominating committee has selected potential successors to fill all open roles for
2024. The slate will be published to all members by two forms of communication by
October . Ballots by start of Nov. Email blast with election slate or nominees in next
week. Gala, Dow, Treehouse in blast.

Year to date revenue discussed. Last month’s numbers experienced timing delay in
clubreg. Reviewed HPDE profit and loss so far as well as subsidized social. Discussed
Calabogie revenue loss. VP driving to share subsidy sheet with the board (has not
increased in 6 years).

Yet to get date from Paul Russell – aiming for November.
New Porsches and coffee Oct 8 th set up at Treehouse Brewery in Charlton, potential for
food truck offered. Hope to set up monthly event.
Gala ticket price will remain at $95 each.

New location being sought for annual newcomers meeting – ideally there will be 2 per
year, with typical late March early April timeframe. 95-100 people.
Winter warmer discussed.
Event strategy meeting will be set for new year, possible target demographics by event

Membership numbers stable. Plan to transition to new board representative and consolidate
roles that were rearranged previously for email blasts.
Discussed need to organize Red book including digital asset documentation and prepare for
2024 board member transition plan. Board members who are leaving to make sure access rights
and platform info is in red book.

Talk of cancelling Calabogie to be continued in DE meeting.
Autocross on track. Ramble, Dennis optimistic in effort to find new ramble-meister.
Dow rally moving along.

September events posted.
Larry and Paul Soares continue to help with social engagement.
Comms seat candidate on still interested.
Google, traffic trend analytics will be partial until G4 catches up for a full year. Seeing
80% of traffic vs last year. Discussed whether related to change in email frequency last

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