Greensboro Fat Tire Society

Annual Meeting

The Worx Restaurant

106 Barnhardt St.

7:25 Meeting Start

Introduction of the President – Mark Gatehouse

Presidents Remarks – Jeff Councilman

President’s priorities for 2014

Communication; Communication from the board to the members, more member involvement and input

Website; Revamping of the GFTS website and improved content

Calendar; An accessible calendar that will allow the members of the Fat Tire Society advanced knowledge of events that the chapter is involved in.

 

Trail advocate Remarks – Mark Gatehouse

Membership; Membership is 76 as of two weeks ago.  This is down from 125 at last year’s  meeting.

REI grant and support status for 2014

BANFF Mountain Film Festival March 16th 2014

Events for 2014 Battle of the Bikes, Sizzler, Take a Kid Mountain Biking, Burn the Turkey

Trail work for 2013; Shady Side and Reedy Fork connector trail as well as maintaining existing trails.

 

Secretary Report – Scott Schneider

Bicycle Pedestrian MPO project, Thank you to the WORX

 

 

 

Guest Speaker – Madeline Carey Parks and Recreation Trails Manager

Yanceyville Rd parking lot is moving forward and should be complete in approximately 120 days

Signage is being redone to add GFTS to trailhead signs. Signs are up making Shady Side one way and bike only.

National Trails day is in planning for this year

North Carolina Bicycling conference will be held at UNCG

New Trail Maps are done

 

Awards Presenter – Matt Schweitzer

Golden Gnome – Jimmy “Wu” Hackenberg

Golden Volunteer Gnome – Anton Knoll

Golden Stone – Faster Jason

 

Adjourn