Club Northwest

Meeting Minutes

April 12th 2004


Club Northwest Office

6310 NE 74th Street

Seattle, WA



T.P., Shelley Neal, Nick Fleming, Ed Ledger, Tony Young, Regina Joyce and Steve ‘Hatz’ Hatzenbeler



Tom Cotner



Brian Oster, and Brad Barquist



Meeting called to order at 7:33 by President T.P.


Minutes/Nick Fleming

March minutes were not available.


Financial Report/Bill Roe

Tony Young respectfully declined the offer to take on the responsibility of being treasurer for the Club, stating that it would take up to much time, but would consider it after the racing season. Shelley made a motion for Bill Roe to assume the duties of Club Treasurer and it was quickly seconded by Regina. We have $1,600. In checking and $600. in savings. We will have a closed meeting tonight to start the 2004 budget process. 


Northwest Runner Report/Brian Oster


  • We should have another good year in sales of Northwest Runner.  
  • Next month Martin will have data on the mailing that was mailed out in December. 


Events/Pro-Motion/Brian Oster


  • Spring Break was March 27th (always the last Sat. in March) 200 athletes, several meet records. The meet took in about $1,400 With $600.00 in expenses for a net to Club NW of $800.00
  • This years Seattle International will be held at Husky Stadium June 20th. There will be free parking, fast runners, and a fun day should be had by all. 
  • The final numbers are in from the Resolution Run. After the rent of hanger 27 of $1,500 and the park fee of $375. The event brought in just over $900.00 for Club NW.
  • All Comers will have its 2004 debut May 26th. 
  • Bill is creating the final version of the 2004 All Comers flyer. Once done it will be distributed to all high school and middle school track & x-country coaches in the Northwest. This will be in addition to the regular mass distribution and e-mail blast.
  • Firecracker 5000 update. Brian will most likely have unprinted t-shirts donated as part of a sponsorship deal. This can save us $2,500 to $3,000, also secured for free are 1,000 glow-in-the-dark neckbands.

Executive Directors Report/Brad Barquist


  • Woman’s Olympic Trials Marathon was held April 3rd Club Northwest was represented by Karen Steen placing 51st with a time of 2:47:51 and Angela French finishing 94th with a time of 3:02:41         
  • Scott Boothby competed at the Stanford invitational and threw 217’01” for second place in the hammer throw.
  • Brad has moved all the Clubs property that was in his apartment to the Club’s office. This includes Club singlets & t-shirts, Mizuno sweats, Nike equipment bags, Seattle International & PNTF results, entry forms & other misculious stuff.


Continuing/New Business/Membership                                                            


  • Should have a post card soon for mailing to Club members so we can get current information on our Club members.
  • Membership would like to have one group run per week on Thursday. For the first few runs, they would be at Greenlake, we want to have two Club Northwest members join the run.



Meeting adjourned at 9:05


9:10 Board members only 2004 budget meeting was held.   


Respectfully submitted by Nick Fleming, Secretary