CLUB NORTHWEST

MEETING MINUTES

MAY 14, 2012

BOARD:  ED HAYWOOD, BILL ROE, JOHN O’HEARN, JERRY ZYSKOWSKI, CHRISTINA DELANEY, BEN WALLACE, TONY YOUNG, VANESSA HUNTER, DENIS VILLENEUVE, DAVID WHITE-ESPIN, LAURA MATHEWS-GROSSBARD, ED LEDGER, CARL WINTER, DAVID CANNON, KEVIN MURPHY

CONTRACTORS:  MARTIN RUDOW, CHUCK BARTLETT, TAHOMA KHALSA, BRIAN OSTER

GUESTS:  REX PHILLPOT, TOM POTTER, TOM COTNER

Minutes approved from March with changes to attendees and paragraph change under XC Championships report.  1st by Ben – 2nd David W-E

FINANCE:  BILL

$30,500 in all bank accounts with a large (ever) deposit from Northwest Runner of $20,800. 

2012 All Comers Track Series paid for & all athlete reimbursements up-to-date.  Also noted that all CNW debts have been paid up-to-date.

MEMBERSHIP:  VANESSA

Handout which included the following highlights:

Board Meeting Onboarding

*as a Board member you are entitled to a free membership to CNW.  If you are not currently a member in our database, please note that you will receive and email from Vanessa with a link to our online registration form and a comp code .

Events

1)      CNW Quarterly Social Events:  David W-E – based on the success of the recent CNW/Brooks/SJ&J event will continue with Spring/Fall nights

Summer and Winter Solstice Runs will continue with next event on Thursday June 21st at Golden Gardens.  Membership committee to provide food and drinks ($150 per event)

2)     CNW Annual Picnic:  Tentative date is Saturday, August 11th following the Magnuson Series.

Membership will be notified about volunteering opportunities.

3)     Sunday Morning Runs:  Lauren Matthews-Grossbard – set start location from SJ&J has been working Very well.  (10+)  Summer hiatus from organized runs from July 1st – after Labor Day.

Membership Letter – updated CNW Welcome Letter to all online members w/new membership cards.

Membership Cards – manufactured/printed in bulk and have names/expiration dates filled out manually.

Membership Database – currently working on finding a true membership and event registration database as our membership has grown beyond a manageable number in our current system.  **Researching options and planning on opening a trial site in the next week. 

Membership Surveys – still planning on surveying our membership; committee currently developing a short, succinct questionnaire to be sent in the next few months.

EVENTS:  JERRY

CNW athletes participating in the 2012 Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon include:  LOIS RICARDI KELLER, JOHN RICARDI, MIKE SAYENKO & WILL CONWELL.  Newest CNW member is ABDI HASSAN, former All American runner from the University of Arizona and Washington High School graduate.  He is coming off of an injury, but has run the Olympic “A” marks in the 800/1500

Finalizing roster for Club T&F Nationals July 6-7 in HOT Omaha, Nebraska.

**Proposal put together and approved by the Executive Committee to fund Elite Master’s athletes with the following criteria:

Brooks Sponsorships – Brett Winegar

The first round of CNW/Brooks gear has been distributed to eligible athletes.

CNW/Brooks Social – Rose Wetzel

The first CNW/Brooks social and fundraiser was held and was a HUGE success.  It started at Greenlake Bar