- North Florida Archers meeting minutes
Club Meeting was called to order by Michael Chesser. The Pledge
of Allegiance was completed and a Moment of Silence was observed
for our Men and Women serving at home abroad.
Club Secretary, Don Williams, briefed the attendees on the
minutes from the prior meeting.
Club Treasurer provided a detailed summary of Club Activity for
the month of January
had 9 new members join our Club.
had 8 membership renewals.
Expenses were usual and customary and included a final payment
to Quick Catch for Hog Removal.
income from the February Shoot was up over 40% from last year
and was well attended.
place payouts for Cash Shooters with more than 1 entrant:
- $39/Recurve & $34/Longbow
Chesser again welcomed the attendees to Election Night 2018 for
North FL Archers.
Membership was informed of the apparent resignation of
Charlie Nelson as Chairman of the Board. All text and email
messages are being archived for review by any member who wishes
to see them. He was also not present at the Meeting for
consideration or nomination by attendees to remain as Chairman.
Membership made motion to send a Thank You for your service
letter which was approved by attendees.
to the construct of the Club By-Laws which are already under
review by Committee, Mike Hutchinson made a motion to SUSPEND a
rule under Section IV which prevents a Club President from
serving in any other capacity for a period of 5 years after
his/her term. This motion was approved unanimously by attendees
and was required in order to elect a new Chairman of the Board.
Lowe made a motion for Billy Loudermilk as potential Chairman of
the Board due to his overall qualifications and experience as a
prior Club President- he accepted.
motion was seconded and unanimously approved by attendees.
current rules, Board Members can be elected by majority vote in
any given month. Since the By-Laws are in review with some
expected changes; ALL existing Board Members from 2017 were
retained with the addition of Hector Leon which was unanimously
approved by membership.
Hutchinson made a motion that all Club Officers from 2017 be
retained for another year. It was 2nd’d with unanimous consent
Leadership Team for 2018
Chesser - Club President
Clifford - Vice President
Clifford - Treasurer
Williams - Secretary
Butler - Senior Range Officer
Loudermilk - Chairman of the Board
Safety will be a big focus this year. There is an expectation
that if Members see something, they will say something so people
who are not abiding by Club Rules can be addressed by the Board
of Directors. Bring any concerns to a Club Officer.
of the Cadillac Stands is temporarily closed / roped off for
repair and inspection by Sr. Range Officer.
City of Jacksonville provided dirt and graded the entry road to
the Club at no cost: which looks really good.
the target acquisitions of 2017 we have many targets that are
tournament ready and are in very good condition so we should be
in good shape well into 2018.
the exit of the former Chairman, the seasonal event at Club
Continental will likely be handled differently this year and can
provide a significant cost savings to the Club while allowing
for greater attendance by our Members. Alternative are being
Club Work Day for January 20th went without a hitch other than
overall attendance was low. A Rendezvous specific work day will
be targeted for Saturday April 7 after the Monthly Shoot setup
for April 8. This will be an effort to complete items that were
not completed at the January Work Day and which need to be
completed for the Rendezvous. More details will be forthcoming.
was talk about annualizing the due date for Member Renewals to
provide for better budgeting and how that could be accomplished.
This item is tabled for further discussion.
/ Social Media will be big in 2018 for gaining members and
general Club Maintenance Day is scheduled for May 19th.
the exit of the former Chairman an issue has arisen regarding
organized Youth Programs. The issues involve instructors,
parental waivers, overall safety, coordination of and
execution of the event. There was potentially a large group the
former Chairman was having open discussions with for early 2018.
He is being approached for contact information and further
details. Rick Crouse made a motion to SUSPEND ALL Youth Training
Initiatives until and IF these issues can be resolved. This
motion had unanimous agreement by attendees and was approved.
being no further business, a motion was made and seconded to