Meeting Minutes October 2011



Minutes of the RDC Board of Directors meeting held October 10, 2011 in Lafayette, California.  President Fred Peterson called the meeting to order at 7:15 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, and soon to become a newly elected SanF 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 two new members.
  3.  Treasurer’s Report: Fred:  The RDC had some large expenses this month.  The expense items were $400 for the Enduro’s Social Event and $345 for Patches for the aforementioned Enduro.
  4. Web Site: Tony reporting:  The RDC website is up and current.  The link to SCCA National is performing well.
  5. Enduro Report: Fred reporting: The RDC is ready to stage another Enduro.

6.  Mentoring program: Tony: The program has been completed for the current

season (2011).

7.   SanF SCCA Liaison Report: A V-12 Challenge is being planned.

8.  Newsletter-Rod reporting: Rod would like a link from the Newsletter to the RDC

Website.  He would like to have the Newsletter posted on the Website.  This   will enable him to e-mail just the link and not the full newsletter.

        9. 2012 Will Pool Driver Scholarship:  The RDC has received one self-nomination
            to date.  The RDC is expecting a few more before the end of the year.  In order to
            properly assess the number of Scholarships’ that will be awarded for the 2012
           SanF SCCA’s Driver’s School, the RDC needs to establish what resources are

10.  Old Business

a. 2012 dues structure:  Tabled.

b. A yellow caution light to supplement and assist the flaggers for Thunderhill was discussed.  Fred will investigate this item further.

11.  New Business:

a. The RDC Year End Awards will be discussed and decide upon at the next

meeting.  Fred requested the Board’s input regarding same.  The four awards


  1. President’s Award:  Fred will decide this one on his own.
  2.                                                                i.      Most Improved Driver:  The Board will nominate the candidates and select the recipient.
  3.                                                              ii.      Good Guy Award: The Board will nominate the candidates and select the recipient.
  4.                                                             iii.      Worker Performance Award: The Board will nominate the candidates and select the recipient.
    1. The RDC Board positions were discussed.  The discussion also concerned the need to work in 2012 to increase Board membership.  It was suggested that linking some positions to minimize redundancy and extra work, such as Treasurer and Membership Chair could help reduce these issues.  Also discussed was the possibility of reducing the number of Board Meetings and supplementing the discussions and conducting voting by e-mail to reduce the Board Members time commitment.



The next meeting will be the third Wednesday November 16, at 7 PM in Lafayette.  President Fred Peterson adjourned the meeting at 8:12 PM.


Dave Jalen, Secretary, respectfully submits these minutes.

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