SRR Board Meeting Minutes
Board members attending: David Freeze, Steve Clark, Brooke Taylor, Teri Shaw, Wanda Parks, Wayne Crowder
Board members absent: Luann Fesperman
David welcomed the board members to the meeting at 5:49pm
Brooke gave the treasurer’s report and stated that the club had $8,756.41 in checking/savings and $8,878.86 in total assets at the end of December. December was a busy month with $7,730.00 in total income and $5977.77 in total expenses.
Wanda reported that the club currently has 139 members after some deletions. The board decided to contact each member about attending the Annual Meeting and Winter Flight activities. Each board member has about 20 members to contact.
Upcoming races include Winter Flight on January 27th, the Valentine’s Day 5K on February 16 and the Will Run for Food on February 23rd
The Annual Meeting will be held Jan. 26th at the City Park Recreation Building. So far, the speaker, catering and mileage winners have been determined. Still to do are the winners of the club’s major awards, entertainment and door prizes.
The Novant Health Winter Flight 8K/5K/ Fun Run will be held on Sunday, January 27th. Items completed include the permit, Catawba College, DJ, photographer, awards, race hoodies, race bibs, stadium announcers, most sponsors, a significant group of volunteers, timing and course. Still to confirm or do are the national anthem singer and volunteer coordinator.
Teri reported that the SRR magnets should be available at the annual meeting.
David reported that the Novant partnership contract for 2019 has issues. The board decided on a plan of action.
SRR and various race directors have had significant issues with the Sportoften representative and they have been worse recently. David will explore the possibility of another contact in the future.
The Girls on the Run 5K on Sunday, January 6th did not get the promised attendance of Salisbury FD or PD. Both have been addressed.
Steve and David are going to set the location of the spring Beginning Runners Class in the next few days.
Steve reported that the Let’s Ride Rowan bicycle training program will have its first event on January 19th and will have three other dates during the year. SRR partners with the Pedal Factory and Salisbury Parks and Rec for this program.
David is compiling the 2019 race bib order. There is some question whether Novant will remain on all bibs going forward.
Wanda reported that she could work on the budget next week. She and David will work on it Tuesday, January 16th.
New board members are being considered.
Brooke is compiling the list of SRR sponsors and donations to charities that will be posted on the website soon.
In new business, Wanda said she would like to find a way for payment transactions to done directly on our website. Paypal is an option. Brooke will explore the possibilities.
The next meeting will be the annual meeting. The next board meeting will be February 13th.
David adjourned the meeting at 7:03pm, thanking all board members for their input on a very important agenda.