Greensboro Fat Tire Society
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