KOOTENAI ROAD DOGS MEETING MINUTES

ABATE OF NORTH IDAHO KOOTENAI CHAPTER MINUTES
To Guard and Protect the Individual Rights of All Persons Interested in Motorcycling, To Keep Them Informed of All Laws That Will Help or Hinder Them as Motorcyclists and to Promote Safety, Brotherhood and Freedom for All Motorcycle Riders.

June 8, 2017

 

 CALL TO ORDER TIME:  6:30pm   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:  Yes   CHECK FOR QUORUM:  Yes

APPROVED AGENDA:  Approved
          
APPOVE MINUTES:  Approved

WELCOME GUESTS:  None
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
GUEST SPEAKER:  None

COORDINATOR REPORT:  (Duane Justus) See Legislative update with Dave Cazel

DEPUTY COORDINATOR REPORT:  (Belinda Wright) Brought the emergency first aid kits that were put together for fundraising.  Some were sold and raffled off at the Spring Opener.  Asked if everyone could take one to sell.  $10 each

TREASURERS REPORT:   (Correna Barnard)  Correna read the Treasurers Report

MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY REPORT:  (Belinda Carson)    current members  63    new members   3 from Spring Opener
Reminder we have Life Flight – prorated amount for June 1 start date $41.66

AMBASSADOR AT LARGE:  (Aiden Ripley & W.D. Wegner) Neither of them at the meeting.  Duane would like to talk to them about getting business cards made with Abate meeting info on them along with enough space to add personal contact info.  Ernie Crocker’s name was mentioned as a resource.  Duane would like the ambassadors to welcome guests and be their mentors.

SECRETARY REPORT / CORRESPONDENCE:  (Kerrie/Clark Anderson) Updated everyone on Clark’s status

SAFETY COORDINATOR: (Karen Stewart) – Not present

LEGISLATIVE:  (Dave Cazel) – Duane and Dave went to WA DC for the Bikers in the Beltway.  They met with our state reps in the House and Senate.  Duane handed out info packets on the 6 topics discussed.  Great experience and encouraged everyone to join the MRF (mrf.org).  Dave Cazel will be Idaho’s rep again J
OLD BUSINESS:

  • Freedom Run – May 20th  Kerrie gave quick update on ride.
  • Spring Opener -  Great weather, great band and great turnout.  Jack suggested doing a follow up meeting soon to go over the details of the weekend to help prepare for next year’s event.  Also suggested a volunteer thank you party.  A couple of security issues were discussed.  Paul recommends giving free tickets to the 2 Tacoma Abate members for next year. 

NEW BUSINESS:

  • State Elections – Nominations are in July.  2 year term instead of 1.  Jack would like to see Duane as State Coordinator.  Susan and several others agreed. 

           
EVENTS/ COMMUNITY OUTREACH-   ALS bicycle ride on June 17 at Snake Pit.  Need volunteers.  Contact Belinda C if interested.  Also on June 17 is the memorial ride for Dave Bremenour. 

Meeting  adjourned – 7:41pm

Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda  - Dan Benson, not present

The 50/50  - Susan Riess/she declined the money and chose an emergency first aid kit.  Drew another ticket and Correna won.  She donated all the money back. 

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