Meeting Minutes September 2011


Minutes of the RDC Board of Directors meeting held September 21, 2011 in Lafayette, California. President Fred Peterson called the meeting to order at 7:14 PM.

Members attending: Fred Peterson: President, Enduro Chair, Trophy Chair, SanF Board Liaison; Rod Simmons: Vice president, Newsletter Editor; Dave Jalen: Secretary; Anthony Tabacco: Web Master, Scholarship Chair, SFR Board Member

1. Approval of previous meetings minutes: Rod moved the minutes be approved as corrected. Tony seconded the motion. The motion to approve the corrected minutes was passed unanimously.
2. Membership Report: Fred: The membership has increased by four new members. The RDC has three members paid for 2012. The thought that for 2012, more planning and thought should be given to member recruitment and retention.
3. Treasurer’s Report: Fred: Income exceeded expenses in the previous month. The RDC bank balances are down slightly since 1/1/2011. The next large expense items will be $400 for the Enduro’s Social Event and $240 for Patches for the before mentioned Enduro.
4. Web Site: Tony reporting: SCCA National has changed its web site. The current RDC web link does not function with the new SCCA site. The Web Master will work to correct this malfunction. The Enduro Supps are having the final corrections made. These corrections involve a few dates with respect to registration deadlines.
5. Enduro Report: Fred reporting:
a. The Supps have been submitted to Jerry Cassini, the event’s Chief Steward for final approval.
b. Sherry is making the entry forms compatible with MotorSportsReg’s website.
c. Prizes for the Enduro:
i. Roger Kraus/Goodyear will provide a $100 certificate for the SR (Sports Racer) group.
ii. The RDC will offer two I/O Port $75 certificates, one for the Production cars and the other for Sports Racers.
6. Mentoring program: Tony: The program has been completed for the current
season (2011).
7. SCCA Liaison Report: The SF Region SM group wants to stay with the Toyo
RA1 tire for the 2012 season. Toyo/AIM has agreed to provide a tire award for
the Enduro of a $100 certificate towards the purchase of tires for SMT.
8. Newsletter-Rod reporting: The electronic newsletter is going well.
a. Rod will include an article in the upcoming newsletter regarding the head and neck device requirement for the 2012 season.
b. He will also include an article regarding the Enduro.
c. It was suggested that he mention the 2012 RDC Board positions that are available in the next issue.
d. Rod will use the 2010 and 2011 e-mail list for this mailing.
9. 2012 Will Pool Driver Scholarship: No report
10. Old Business
a. 2012 dues structure: Tabled.
b. The next meeting will be October 10, Columbus Day at the same time
and current location.
c. Fred conducted a review of the RDC’s Board objectives.
11. New Business:
a. RDC Historical Enduro Patches: Harriet Gittings donated her collection of
past RDC Enduros to the RDC Board to be displayed. The patches date back
to the 16th Annual RDC Enduro. There is a lot of history here.

The next meeting will be the second Monday of October (10th) at 7 PM in Lafayette. President Fred Peterson adjourned the meeting at 8:25 PM.

Dave Jalen, Secretary, respectfully submits these minutes.

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