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meeting minutes

may 23, 2002

rusk county TRAIL ASSOCIATION

Meeting called to order by Jan Paulsen, president, at 7:10 p.m. at the Warming Hut

 

Attendance

 

Officers: Lori Mikunda, Dave Olsen, Jan Paulsen.

Members: Dave Borman, Dick Brockbank, Chris Buslee, Carolyn Chatterton, Howard Chatterton, Frank Lowry, Kirk Paulsen, Tom Paulsen, Jackie Pederson, Jerry Schneider, Bob Witkiewicz, and Debbie Ziemer.

Non-members: Justin Bucher.

 

Minutes

 

Motion by Buslee, second by Brockbank, to dispense with reading of the prior minutes.  Unanimously carried.

 

Treasurer's Report

 

Presented by Lori Mikunda.  Discussion held.  Motion by Buslee, seconded by Lowry, to approve the Treasurer's report as presented.  Unanimously carried.

 

Objectives

 

  1. Old Business
  2. New Business
  3. Designate committee members for the upcoming year
  4. Discussion regarding reorganization of the Rusk County Trail Association
  5. Election of officers

 

Old Business:

 

Jan Paulsen updated the status of the 501C3 application.  This is still in the hands of Carolyn Stephens, Precision Accounting.

 

Buslee expressed an interest in continuing the Full Moon Ski events.

 

New Business:

 

Discussed establishment of snow shoeing trails on the new logging trails.

 

A waxing clinic will again be held prior to the start of the ski season.  Tom & Lori Mikunda have again expressed a willingness to host the clinic.

 

Discussed organizing events to attract young children.  In the past, Jerry Schneider has offered to teach skate skiing and is willing to continue.

 

Committee Designations

To be carried over with additions as highlighted in bold

 

  • Asset Disbursement/Restructuring

Dave Borman, Howard Chatterton, Dave Olsen, Doug Spielman

  • Banquet Committee

Jan Paulsen, Tom Paulsen

  • Blue Hills Ascent Committee

Dick Brockbank, Frank Lowry, Tom Paulsen (chair)

  • Equipment Committee
  • Grooming Committee

Carolyn Chatterton, Howard Chatterton

  • Trail Work, Maps & Signs

Steve Brockman, Chris Buslee, Carolyn Chatterton, Howard Chatterton, Frank Lowry

  • Website

Tom Paulsen

 

Reorganization of the Rusk County Trail Association

 

Lengthy discussion held regarding the reorganization of the Club and its assets.

 

Election of Officers

 

President: Chris Buslee nominated Dave Olsen.  Motion by Buslee, second by Tom Paulsen, to close nominations and cast a unanimous ballot for Olsen.  Unanimously carried.

 

Vice President: Carolyn Chatterton nominated Frank Lowry.  Motion by Buslee, second by Tom Paulsen, to close nominations and cast a unanimous ballot for Lowry.  Unanimously carried.

 

Secretary: Howard Chatterton nominated Jan Paulsen as Secretary.  Motion by Buslee to close the nominations and cast a unanimous ballot for Paulsen.  Second by Tom Paulsen.  Unanimously carried.

 

Treasurer: Frank Lowry nominated Carolyn Chatterton as Treasurer.  Motion by Buslee, second by Mikunda, to close the nominations and cast a unanimous ballot for Chatterton.  Unanimously carried.


Meeting Adjourned

 

Motion to adjourn by Buslee, second by Witkiewicz.  Unanimously carried.

 

Minutes

 

Taken by Lori Larsen Mikunda, Secretary-Treasurer.

 

A Listing of Active Committees

 

  • Asset Disbursement/Restructuring Committee
  • Banquet Committee
  • Blue Hills Ascent Committee
  • Equipment Committee
  • Grooming Committee
  • Trail Work, Maps & Signs Committee
  • Website Committee