March 12, 2007
Bill Roe, Phil Finger, Nick Fleming, Saul Kinderis, Shelley Neal, Tony Robinson and Tony Young.
Mark Alexander, David Cannon, Tom Cotner, Colin Fishwick, Lance Giles, Becca Gillespy, Ed Ledger, John O’Hearn and Bert Wyman.
Chuck Bartlett and Brian Oster
Meeting called to order at 7:34 p.m..
Minutes: Phil Finger
Bill Roe moved that the February minutes be approved as amended and it was seconded by Tony Young. Motion passed.
Financial Report: Bill Roe
Club Northwest banking and savings accounts have been moved to Bank of America. The Club has Assets of $34,111.60 and Debits of $7,311.41, leaving a Financial Balance of $26,800.19.
Northwest Runner Report: Bill Roe
Northwest Runner advertising sales are up and revenue is more robust than we anticipated. Martin Rudow, a handsome man as well as magazine editor, is still recuperating from illness and injury.
Membership: Brian Oster and Nick Fleming
There is not a huge following for the Tuesday night runs for
beginning and intermediate runners. Club
sponsor Road Runner Sports is opening up a second store location in
Events: Brian Oster
The Spring Break Open Track and Field meet will be held at
the Edmonds District Stadium on Saturday, March 31, 2007. The Summer All Comers Meets will be held at
Team and CNW Web Site: Chuck Bartlett
Club Northwest was well represented in the St. Patrick’s Day
Dash with 9 men finishing in the top 15 and 5 women in the Open top 15. Lance Giles reported that Nectaly Barbosa won
the 800 meters at the National Scholastic Meet in
Chuck Bartlett reported that Club now has its new orange singlets for male and female athletes and there are plans to advertise Club Northwest jackets and T shirts for sale on the Club Northwest Web site with a discount for Club Northwest members.
Chuck Bartlett plans to redo the Club’s web site so member athletes and board members can post information about themselves on the site.
PNTF and USATF: Bill Roe and Tom Cotner
Recent meetings of PNTF and USATF and issues raised were discussed by Bill Roe and Tom Cotner.
Team Manager Structure and Contracts: Bill Roe
Bill Roe, Chuck Bartlett, Lance Giles, Saul Kinderis and Shelley Neal plan to meet March 31, 2007 to discuss and finalize Team Manager structure and Contracts.
Nominations were opened for Board positions 7, 8 and 9.
Tony Young indicated he would be
willing to continue to serve in his board position. Lance Giles, Rebecca Gillespy,
Ed Ledger were nominated for the open and At Large Board positions. Phil Finger moved to close the nominations and it was seconded by Tony Robinson. Motion passed.
Closed Board Member Session
Nick Fleming was elected President, Shelley Neal Vice President for Team, Becca Gillespy Vice President for Membership, Bill Roe to Treasurer and John O’Hearn was elected Secretary. Lance Giles, Regina Joyce, Ed Ledger, Aretha Thurmond and Bert Wyman will fill At Large Board positions.
The next Club Northwest Board meeting will be April 9, 2007.
The move to adjourn was made by Saul Kinderis and seconded by Shelley Neal. The meeting adjourned at 9:12 p.m..