2014 August 5 ExCom Minutes Print
Monday, 22 September 2014 23:58

ILCA-NA Executive Committee
Meeting Minutes
August 5, 2014

Chairman Andy Roy called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm EDT.  Also in attendance were John Long, Meka Taulbee, Jerelyn Biehl and Sherri Campbell.  

1.The minutes from June 9, 2014 call were approved as distributed.

2.Office Report
a.    The Laser Sailor: Summer issue deadline September 15.
-quick summary of US Nationals
b.    Finances: Sherri disussed the impending loss at year end 9/30/14. The lack of sponsorship is the key element. The discussion concluded that until the pending Laser builders lawsuit is settled, potential sponsors see the class as part of that and would be unlikely to be interested. Sherri and Eric Reitinger to begin working on budget for 2015.
c.    Membership: hopefully some activity in August will help with the numbers.
a.    Discussion of District Secretaries enforcing membership would increase membership & fleet growth
d.    Discussion of responding to a messge from Joe Berkeley, Laser Master sailor who is a copywriter and creative director regarding an ad campaign - Sherri will contact him.
e.    Inquiry of hosting event from Peter Johnstone at Sail NC in North Carolina.  Sherri will follow up with Peter.

Next call: September 9, 2014                                                        Meeting adjourned at 7:40 pm