BoD Minutes May, 2010

September 16, 2010

Minutes of the St. Louis Region SCCA
April Board of Director’s Meeting
May 10th, 2010
Spazio’s Restaurant, St. Louis, Missouri

Directors in attendance:

Diane Prokopf
Jan Rick
Lynn Wilson
Jose Hernandez
Steve Slotten
Susan Anderson
Chuck Deprow
Jeff Leavell
Dana Hullinger

Directors absent:




These minutes may not be in chronological order.

Old Business:

April Minutes: Jose moved to approve the April minutes. Steve seconded. Passed.

Treasurer’s Report:

Rally Income is approximately $9000 more than expenses. Rally money moved to new account.
Club Racing lost $1200 on the first race weekend. Expecting a loss on this month’s double school/double regional.
Solo shows a loss due to paying lot rental to Gateway in advance.
BoD wants a financial review at the June BoD meeting.
Discussed placing a financial report to the members in a future Wheelspin.

Program Reports:

Solo – April Schardthorst reports 138 entrants for the April 18th event and a couple of new members joined. Next event is may 9th. Chris Mertens is the new equipment chief. Lee Hanson is working with the Backstoppers organization for an event to support this charity. Tentative date is June 27th.

Club Racing – Attendance continues to trend down and more racers are waiting to the last minute making event planning difficult. The program is looking for alternate sources of income due the in down trend in entries. Entry frees will be raised for the August race.
The next event is the Double School/Double Regional May 14-16. The Arkansas Valley Race Group and the Kansas Valley Race Group will share in the financial outcome of this race. Entries are very low. Looking at ways to cut costs.

Performance Rally – Completed contributions to four charities totaling $1100. Met with the Perry County Commissioners on April 15th about plans for a Regional rally in southeast Perry County later this year. The meeting was well received and we are awaiting further response from the Commissioners before doing any serious work on this event.

Rally-X – No events scheduled due to the loss of Gateway as a venue. Have a lead on a new site.

Road Rally –No report.

PDX– The April 15th event sold out. The May 8th event did not and will lose about $1200. Attendance was probably down because it was Mother’s Day weekend and school graduations. The May 14th Club Trials will be changed to a PDX due to extremely low entry. Sponsors and instructors will be invited to entry for free but will be asked to make a donation for insurance.

Drifting- No report but the first event was held May 8th. The attendance was low, but the participants were very enthusiastic.

Other Business:

Membership Report – Steve reported the Region has 613 members. Discussion on how to continue to grow the Region..

Website- No discussion at this meeting.

Social Events- Social events continue at Sapzio’s on the third Monday of the month
May- Dave Jones talks about data acquisition.
June- Dave Whitworth speaks about chassis and suspension
July- Lynn Wilson discusses how to go to Nationals.

Street Survival- The BMW sponsored school is coming up soon. Many Region members will be their as instructors and to observe how the put it on. Our school will be October 30.

Region Video- No further action taken at this time.

Elections- Discussion of who will stand for re-election. Members need to make their decisions by June.

New Business:

European Car Show- This was discussed extensively. It is not in the budget. Dana moved to forego funding a booth this year. Susan seconded. Passed.

Jose moved to adjourn. Jeff seconded. Passed

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