Date/time: 7 PM on Friday, June 15, 2011
Location: Mike Trew’s house
Scott Gilliam, President
Phil Hoffmann, Vice President
Morgan Blaisdel, Treasurer
Ron Funderburke, At Large Board Member
Matt Moody, N. Piedmont Area Rep
Jon Jones, S. Mountains Area 1 Rep
Mike Reardon, S. Mountains Area 2 Rep
Mike True, N. Mountains Area Rep
Scott called the meeting to order and presented his vision for a board that works in a more localized and less centralized manner. Discussion of this topic led to the proposal that area reps be budgeted $1000 annually for local spending with a $500 limit per project. The details on funding an reporting of these projects were worked out, as well.
Morgan gave a Treasurer’s report.
In Brian’s absence Scott gave a membership report. Phil presented some ideas about reaching out to other climbing demographics was discussed, in particular the Charleston, SC climbing community. A plan was put into place to contact and court this community. In addition a large scale membership drive was discussed. This drive would have the strategic vision to gain new, retain current and renew expired members. New collateral materials are needed for this effort.
A few Board membership issues were discussed along with the upcoming fall elections
The following current/ongoing projects were discussed.
- Chimney Rock State Park – The CCC will continue to pursue legal access to Round Top/Ghost Town cliff line, investigating an access easement as well as any purchase options.
- Sauratown – The CCC will restart negotiations with Camp Haynes RE access.
- Rocky Face Park – Mike Trew will spearhead an effort working with Alexander County.
- Pilot Mountain – Decision made on a few issues.
Meeting was adjourned around midnight or a bit later.