Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
Nov 3, 2014
Fox & Hound
Treasurer’s Report [Jim Buford]
Current balance reported: $57,291.23 + $1400 paypal
Presidents Notes [Tim Roethler]
Discussed upcoming restructuring of the association – more details later
Education [Rob Kick]
- Shop Tour is Dec 15th at Sunset CC
Agenda for the day passed around. Approved for .5 education points by GCSAA
Brenda will create a flyer and will email to members next week and will also have available at the annual meeting
Need some invoices sent out for donations – Rob will provide the info to Brenda
Nominations [Don Humphrey]
Director position (3 available): Rob Kick, Tim Schwierjohn, Justen Patterson
Assistant position (1 available) – board voted at meeting and selected Jimmy Bucher from Norwood Hills CC. Others running were Ryan Madden and Josh Dickman
Associate (1 available) – board voted at meeting and selected Ed Eschbacher. Others running were Glen Keeven and Ron Exler
Keep it Green [Rob Kick]
Decided to give half of KIG money to Xi and half to Lee, holding back approximately $3-4k
Monthly Meeting [Tim Schwierjohn /Greg Parkinson]
Have tallied up the leaders in the new point system implemented this year to try to increase attendance. Winner for top superintendent and top assistant will be drawn at the annual meetingfrom the top 5 in each group
Top Superintendents: Tim Roethler, Mike Null, Tim Schwierjohn, Don Humphrey, Nick Kennon
Top Assistants: Aaron Lorenz, Matt Finnerty, Adam Lewis, Jon Strautz, Ken Morgan
Opening event for 2015 is confirmed to be at Boone Valley GC on April 28th. Tim will announce this at the Annual meting. Need to discuss at future upcoming meeting how to price the Boone event.
GREEN Cup [Rob Schaff]
Confirmed for 2015 to be at Fox Run GC. June 29th confirmed as date
Scholarship/Research [Mike Null]
- Lee has a study proposal on irrigation
- We are giving $5000 this year in scholarships
- Xi has asked for $2500 for 2 years to do a billbug /zoysia study
Website [Khris Rickman]
- Nothing new to report
Membership/GCSAA [Khris Rickman]
- 1 new membership: Michael Smith, C, Fox Run GC
Gateway Green [Paul Hurst]
- Nothing new
Assistant Liason [Adam Lewis / Dan Lloyd]
- Roundtable in October went well. Had about 19 people attend.
- Keeven sod farm visit will happen but bad timing right now. Will look to do it next year.
Ethics [Don Humphrey]
- Nothing New
Member Outreach [Jim Buford]
- Flowers sent to Khris Rickman – FIL passed away
Associate Director [Rich Carlson/Ed Eschbacher]
- Nothing New
Executive Director [Brenda Morelock]
- Delinquent dues letters mailed. Putting roster book together
Board Appreciation Party – Nov 21st – The Country Club bar – 8pm. $580 budget.
Curt Rohe has mentioned that we can get live event scoring online since we are GHIN members. Something to think about for future events.
Mechanics meeting is December 1st at Sunset. Will get details from John Cunningham to mail to members.
MO Golf Summit is Nov 10th at Forest Hills. Would like for more board member superintendents to attend as there are many others from the golf industry in the area.
Mike will mention the MOGIC conference in December at the Annual Meeting – may ask Tim Burch to speak about it
MOTION TO ADJOURN
December Meeting – TBD (Jim Buford)