The Greensboro Fat Tire Society
2013 Annual General Meeting
1600 Battleground Ave. Greensboro, NC. 27408
- Call to Order and Welcome 7:00Introduction of the 2013 board members and thank you to the exiting 2012 board members
2013 Board Members
- Jimmy “Wu” Hackenberg: President
- John Bovine: Vice President and Race Director
- Scott Schneider: Secretary
- Mark Gatehouse: Treasurer and Trail Advocate
- Bri Simpson
- Chris Pieck
- Dale Brown
- David Caton
- Matt Schweitzer
- Tony McGee
- Watts Dixon
- Will Holt
- Kara Montgomery
- Susan Thomas
- Curtis Adkins
- Daniel Trull
- Presidents Report:
A taste of 2013:
- 2013 National Trails day at Country Park
- The Zone gets a redo
- New Belgian Brewing company increases sponsorship for 2013
- Possible Beer garden at teh Sizzler race
- There will be an update to the way we schedule and plan trail work days
- Workday calendar
- The board has approve all trail bosses ability to schedule and perform maintenance on their trail without further approval.
- 2013 Banff Mountain Film festival
- The trail committee meeting in May 2012 has achieved results and made an impact.
- The GFTS supported or sponsored 25 events last year.
- Vice President’s Report
- 2013 Sizzler Race
- 2013 PYMBL series
- Minion rides
- Kids camp and ride
- Secretary Report
- 2013 Membership Drive
- 2013 Run From the Cops
- Treasurer’s Report
- 2012 was a full year as an IMBA club.
- This time last year funds were $7,700.00.
- This year we have $17,995.00
- VF Corporation donated $2,000
- REI donated $5,000
- The GFTS applied for a government RFP grant in the amount of $200,000 and we have passed the first tier of the process.
- Trail work status
- Owl’s Roost
- Parking connection to Reedy Fork trail
- King Fisher
- Bryan Park
- New Business
- 2013 committees; Race, Sponsorship, Trails, Membership, MOU, Nominations
- Opportunities in the Piedmont
- Trails start up or renovation in; Kernersville, Winston Salem, and surrounding counties
- Cooperative efforts between groups in other areas as well as other trail user groups
- Cycling club trips
- Hagan Stone park beginner trail and other trail work for beginner trails
- There will be a calendar for trail work days.
- Trail Captains now have the authority to plan trail maintenance days. Please inform members and get the dates on the calendar whenever possible.
- 2013 Awarding of the Golden Gnome award for trail excellence to David Merideth