Minutes from the Spring 2012 CCC Board of Directors meeting

Date/time: 7 PM on Friday, June 15, 2011
Location: Mike Trew’s house

Attendees
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

Agenda
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.

  1. 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.
  2. Sauratown – The CCC will restart negotiations with Camp Haynes RE access.
  3. Rocky Face Park – Mike Trew will spearhead an effort working with Alexander County.
  4. Pilot Mountain – Decision made on a few issues.

Meeting was adjourned around midnight or a bit later.