North Florida Archers meeting minutes
February 05, 2020

The Club Meeting was called to order by Club President, Mike Chesser. The Pledge of Allegiance was completed and a Moment of Silence was observed for the Men and Women serving our country at home and abroad.

The Club Secretary read the minutes from the last meeting, minutes accepted as read by Membership.

The Club Treasurer provided a summary of Club Activity for January 2020.

  • Checking and Savings balances are looking good with usual and customary expenses including:

NFA memberships

    • 13 new including 5 families
    • 10 renewals including 6 families

Club President Michael Chesser had the following talking points.

Elections 2020

Chairman of Board, Billy Loudermilk accepted Nomination and was unanimously selected.

Webmaster, Jim Parsons accepted the Nomination and was unanimously selected.

Secretary, Don Williams accepted the Nomination and was unanimously selected.

Treasurer, Debbie Allen accepted the Nomination and was unanimously selected.

Vice President, Robert Keaton accepted the Nomination and was unanimously selected.

President, Mike Chesser accepted the Nomination and was unanimously selected.

Range Officer, Butch White accepted the Nomination and was unanimously selected.

Wil Clifford was given a Lifetime Honorary Membership for the leadership, guidance and support he has provided the club over the years.

TAS Shoot coming up on Feb 8,9 - 2020

You can now shoot 2 classes with a shootdown format for Sunday using 1 bow of your choosing.

Top 12 by class goes to shoot down to determine winner.

Team event and Bowhunter Challenge done on Saturday afternoon.

Don Williams and Butch White to setup/lead Coon Shoot on Saturday evening at dark.

Food Truck coming.

Club portion of revenue increased since we are doing it all this year.

New NFA shirts are in and will be ready for the weekend.

1st split weekend of Compound and Trad shoots are right around the corner.

Trad Rendezvous coming up in April

  • Lesa has idea for a design a shot challenge. More details to come...

Butch has ideas for website updates for Range Contributors Raffle at the end of the year with a good prize provided by the Club...will work with Jim to get it updated.

Pending Items:

Online Payment of membership dues has had a lot of interest. Mike to pursue with Jim P for addition to web portal.

  • Ongoing revenue discussion:
    • Adding Summer Coon Shoots
    • Spot Tourney at the bales
    • Other Ideas needed
    • Target Fund Contributors of a minimum $50 get placed on Board.
  • Field Archery update - Mike Shea
    • Target the Animal Course for Validation by NFAA and host Animal Round Shoot in 2020!

General Reminders for the Following;

  • NFA Tom Swift Rendezvous April 10-12, 2020.
  • Compound and Traditional Shoots will be split into different days in 2020 - See Event Schedule.
  • Shooter of the Year Changes for 2020 - $10 Fee to help defray costs - sign up in January.
  • December 20, 2019 is the NFA Christmas Party
  • Reminder to ALL that the LAST ONE OUT at any time during the day - LOCKS THE GATE!!!

There being no further business, a motion was made and seconded to adjourn.


Don Williams



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