2016 Northern Rocky Mountain Grotto

Annual Business Meeting

AGENDA

4/9/2016, 9am

Call to order

Treasurer’s Report: Mike McEachern

Secretary’s Report: Ben Broman

OLD BUSINESS

  1. Read Last Years Minutes

NEW BUSINESS

  1. ELECT MEMBER AT LARGE - NOMINATIONS

        -Zach Angsted (nominated by Ian Chechet)

  1. JAMES @ Vice President and Ben @ Secretary open up nominations for their position

        -Ellen Whittle (nominated by Ian Chechet)

-Carl Froslie (nominated by Ian Chechet)

  1. Newsletter - Report by Ken Stahley
  2. Web Committee - experienced help needed with collaborative effort underway - UPDATE FROM DARYL GREASER
  3. Regional Trip Coordinators - volunteers needed to lead trips in their area.
  4. SAGM?
  5. Other new business?
  6. 2016 NSS Convention (video and more)
  7. Business cards, pamphlets, posters
  8. Executive Council Directives

CAVE TRIPS (limited to 2 minutes each)

  1. Silvertip Cave System
  2. others! (members have the floor for this opportunity)

PLANNED CAVING TRIPS AND EVENTS (announcements only)

  1. Papoose - Brian Gindling
  2. others! (members have the floor for announcements)

ADJOURNMENT

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO MAKE A NOMINATION, OR MOTION FOR CONSIDERATION, OR SECOND AN EXISTING MOTION, PLEASE TYPE IT BELOW THIS LINE:

  1. I move that Newsletter Editor Ken Stahley receive free NRMG membership, so long as 2 or more newsletters are published every year. -IAN CHECHET
  2. Daryl Greaser moves that the current grotto logo and font, designed by Hans Bodenhamer in the year 2000, be protected by way of a Bylaw, in order to prevent the logo from being altered or modified by simple vote. This is not to prevent the usage of additional symbolic devices in addition to the "main" grotto logo. Proposed verbiage will follow.  

WE STILL NEED VOLUNTEERS AT THE AGM FOR:

-Securing enough Coffee, Muffins, Fruit, Bagels for the both mornings (you’ll be reimbursed)

  1. Lauri Hanauska-Brown
  2. Chuck Kibler        

-Registration Table (must be willing to register folks coming in when they arrive, accept payments, etc)

  1. Jordan Toles
  2. Chuck Kibler

-Cooking and Organizing Dinner (you’ll be reimbursed and get to eat for free! If 4 people help it should be super easy)

  1. Robin McQuinn
  2.  Ann Brooks
  3. Shea
  4. Macy

-Running a timer during presentations

  1. Doug Warner

-Organize Several AGM group photos. (going into Lewis and Clark Caverns on Sunday, following the meeting Saturday morning, etc)

  1. Michael McEachern

-Organize "speleolympics" event at campgrounds Saturday night

  1. Brian Gindling
  2. Carl Froslie
  3. Jordan Toles

-Merchandise Sales(wo)man (accept cash for t-shirts, stickers, patches, etc)

  1. Ellen Whittle
  2. Carrie Voss