BMM – October 2016

Board of Directors Meeting

Minutes – October 12, 2016 – J Greene’s –Parkinson


Mike Null

Rob Schaff (A)

Jim Buford

Kolby Armbruster

Dan  Randant

Paul Hurst – (A)


Tim Roethler

Khris Rickman

Rob Kick

Jimmy Bucher

Tim Doll – Website (A)

Ed Eschbacher

Greg Parkinson (A)

Justen Patterson

Tim Schwierjohn

Chuck Gast – DO



Presidents Report [Mike Null]

Discussion of Board positions (3) that will be open this fiscal year 2016-17 and upcoming bylaw changes that will be on the docket at the Annual Meeting.

Curt Rohe – Discussed possible joint partnership of a scholarship/internship (Roger Null Internship Program) program with the MAGA/USGA and the MVGCSA. Share in expenses. Jockey student between MAGA, private course, public course and single owner course during a summer 3 month session. Will accept applications through the MVGCSA. Sub-committee of Kick, Null and Schaff will review and assist in developing program criteria.


Approval of Minutes 8/10/16         Motion by  Rob Kick     Second by   Tim Roethler



Treasurer’s Report   [Jim Buford] 

Current balance with US Bank is $55,915.48



Education [Tim Schwierjohn / Greg Parkinson/ Justen Patterson]

Tim discussed possible date change for the Shop Tour 2016 due to conflict with Mizzou prof’s (Dr. Miller) schedule. Move from Monday 12th  to Wednesday 14th? Will talk to John Cunningham.

Research [Rob Schaff / Rob Kick]

Have received 11 applications for scholarships – (4) Turf and (7) Legacy. Rob Kick Scholarship Chairman, along with Committee – Schaff and Rickman, will review and make determination on winners.

Requested Chuck to resend KIG request for donation letter to all MVGCSA members.

Discussed possible formation of a Go Fund Me account for the KIG Initiative.

Membership [Khris Rickman]

2 new members presented for approval.

Matt Gerner – App – Algonquin

Zach Yager – App – Algonquin

Membership Outreach [Jim Buford]

Jim reported that MV donated $100 to the Carlos Arraya Go Fund Me account for his son.

Ethics/Bylaws [Tim Roethler]

No report

Director of Operations [Chuck Gast]

192 of 208 dues paid to date, approx 93%. Currently 15 unpaid totaling approx. $ 2,710.

30 new members for 2016 with 20 previous members out as of 10/12/16.


Established a line item on the budget table for KIG donations – current balance $1,600.


Report on necessary BOD replacements for 2016-17 fiscal year. Kick, Schwierjohn and Rickman due to go off the BOD. Potential candidates include Kick, Schwierjohn, Rickman, Bucher and Pini. President Null will also be required to seat a replacement for Greg Parkinson who is resigning from the Board effective at the Annual Meeting 2016.


Scholarship applications total 11 received to date.


Points program is up to date and points posted on website under each members personal profile. Potential winners will be noted for drawing to occur at the Annual Meeting Nov 2nd per program guidelines.


MV Championship sign ups at 26 so far.


Reviewed ballots reflecting potential bylaw changes that will be voted on at the Annual Meeting 2016.


Assistant Liaisons  [Jimmy Bucher / Kolby Armbruster]

Assistants Fall event – round table discussion, will be pushed back to Nov/Dec. The original 9 hole golf event that was under consideration has been tabled.

Associate Liaisons  [Ed Eschbacher / Dan Randant]

No report


Discussed Annual Sponsorship packages. Committee to review ideas with a few Affiliate members.


Discussed MV Opener 2017 at Fox Run. JB, host Supt, has requested $23 / player. Clubhouse will NOT be open. Possible HotShots for the 19th hole.


NEXT BOD MEETING – Nov 2, 2016. Host Khris Rickman   Location TBD


MOTION TO ADJOURN           Motion by  Justen Patterson     Second by  Tim Schwierjohn