Mike asked about thoughts
comments about direction of the club and offered a post rendezvous
- North Florida Archers meeting minutes
The Club Meeting was called to order by Club VP, Bob
Keaton. The Pledge of Allegiance was completed and a Moment of Silence
was observed for the Men and Women and First Responders serving our
country at home and abroad.
Minutes were read in summary from the last meeting
by the Club Secretary and they were accepted by membership.
The Club Treasurer provided a summary of Club
Activity for April 2019.
- Club expenses were usual and customary with a
note that Insurance has been paid for the year.
- The Club had 20 new memberships including 9
Family and 12 renewals during March.
- Checking and Savings balances are looking good.
- Sponsorships have been very good with positive
cash flow into the Club Target Fund with 2 new sponsors for March;
Tom Rowan Archery and The Southern Sportsman Outlet. John has
others in que.
Club President Michael Chesser joined remotely via
phone conference and had the following talking points.
- Chairman of the Board - Billy Loudermilk - Not
Present - no issues noted by Club President.
- Education update: Archery Education Program for
Youth targeted to begin in May
- 1 Saturday per month
- $25 per lesson
- Max of 5 kids at a time
- Funds go directly to Target Fund
- A Motion to change the Monthly Meeting was voted
on and passed. It needs to be posted for 30 days and voted on next
- Article VII, section A reads:
- A. Monthly meetings are
scheduled for the first Wednesday of each month.
- The proposed update would read:
- A. Monthly meetings are
generally scheduled for the first Wednesday of each month. For
the months where the Tuesday Working Man Shoot Schedule is
ACTIVE, the Monthly Club Meeting will be moved to the first
Tuesday of each month at 7pm, immediately following the Working
Man Shoot. All club meeting dates are listed on the Club Event
Calendar located on the Club Website.
- Range Report with
Butch indicated several works in progress, refurbishment of existing
tree/cadillac stands and project to apply seal/protectant. Butch
also indicated a desire to extend the Working Man Shoot Schedule
thru the Fall Time Change which is under review.
- Club Direction
Club Direction continued...
Improvements for next year
include Scorecard handling: shooter identification, class being
shot and where shooter cards will be placed when rounds are
complete to prepare for scoring and class awards, potentially
filling out cards for shooters to ensure names can be read, etc…
Mike indicated he has submitted a
proposal for NFA to host the Rinehart 100.
- In 2018, the majority of
commentary was very critical of the TS Rendezvous. The course
was very difficult and not shooter friendly.
- In 2019, the majority of
commentary said it was "Over the Top" and very
complementary of the course layout as being family friendly and
everyone like the updated facilities.
- Mike offered thanks to all
who played a part in setup/preparation such as Butch, Gene,
Jim, Steve and the many more who participated.
Monthly Shoots are under review
for separation of Compound and Traditional Archers into separate
- This would be a very big deal.
- No projected timeframe for
approval or estimated shoot date.
- Maximum Effort event by
- Will advise membership when he
gets feedback on application.
Next big Goal is to obtain a
conex trailer to house targets,etc…
IBO shoot status remains pending
at the present time.
TAS Shoot is on target for 2020,
- Discussions are ongoing.
- Compound Archer participation
has increased for Monthly and weekly events.
Club Reminders and Follow/up Items:
- Sponsorship Director is Dr. John Morris - he should
be the first point contact anyone should reach out to when they have
someone wishing to become a sponsor.
- 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.