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 6, 2019

 

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

 

PRAYER:   WD Wegner – State Chaplin/not present

APPROVED AGENDA: Duane made motion to approve the agenda, Jack seconded it, all were in favor.          

READ MINUTES FROM LAST MEETING:  Kerrie read minutes  APPROVE MINUTES :  Karen made motion to approve the May minutes, Jack seconded it, all were in favor.     

WELCOME GUESTS:  None

GUEST SPEAKER: Greg Raschke/Greg shared his background history with Abate, which goes back to 1988/89.  He talked about grooming your successors, how times/technology has changed throughout the years and to purpose to figure out where the younger riders are hanging out to build relationships with them.

COORDINATOR REPORT: (Belinda McKinney) Belinda read a report on statistics from several different sources, including NHTSA, concerning distracted driving.  Duane gave a brief report on the distracted driving bill in Boise. 

DEPUTY COORDINATOR REPORT:  (Paula Wegner) Absent

TREASURERS REPORT: (Correna Barnard) Correna read the treasurers report.  Jack made a motion to approve, Duane seconded, all were in favor.

MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY REPORT:  (Belinda Carson) current members 74   new members  11
Life Flight amount for July  1st date   $41.66  – Must be in Life Flight coordinator hand by June 15th. Checks made out to ANI.

Belinda Carson is on vacation so Belinda McKinney read her report.  Keith made motion to approve, Jack seconded, all were in favor.

AMBASSADOR AT LARGE: Keith McKinney/still doing the same thing….sharing stuff on Facebook, passing out stickers.

SECRETARY REPORT / CORRESPONDENCE:  (Kerrie/Clark Anderson) No report

SAFETY COORDINATOR: (Karen Stewart) – What do you do when running wide in a corner? Some answers were haul ass, when in doubt power out, maintain your speed, more throttle, less throttle.  Karen said keep throttle even and press more to lean more, look all the way through the corner.  Trail braking does work if done gradually. 

LEGISLATIVE:  (Dave Cazel) –  On the state level, Abate of Idaho will come back and make another attempt on the profiling bill.  On a national basis, Duane and Dave were back in DC and talked to all 4 of our delegates.  Dave wrote a report on the trip.  It will be in the upcoming newsletter and on the website.

OLD BUSINESS:

  • Kootenai Events – Toy Run – Flyers
  • Kootenai Events – FREEDOM re-RUN/June 15th White Pines ride, stop at Potlatch and Rose Lake
  • Rendezvous Report – Jack said the Rendezvous made money.  Karen Stewart passed out a financial spreadsheet to show the incoming & outgoing money.  Duane shared about who won the rifle.  If you haven’t heard the story, ask him!
  • Kootenai Chapter Bylaw Change – Paula Wegner/Paula was not present so Belinda M asked for a vote to ask the BOD to change the 20% to 10% for a quorum.  Mike made a motion, Keith seconded, all were in favor.  This still needs state approval.

NEW BUSINESS:

  • Money from Rifle Raffle Ticket Sales – our chapter earned $830.00!!  Belinda M asked for ideas on how to use the money.  Some ideas are Idaho Star scholarships, sending someone to Black Tuesday, thank you package to Lawrence’s for letting Abate use their facility for different events.
  • Next years Freedom Run – committee/Belinda M asked for 5-6 volunteers to form a committee.
  • July 4th meeting needs to be rescheduled to the following Thursday July 11th.  Correna made a motion, Jack seconded it, all were in favor.

 

EVENTS/ COMMUNITY OUTREACH-  

Meeting  Adjourned at 7:37pm
Open Forum

Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda  - Susan Taylor, who was not present

Jack Clark won the 50/50

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