Directors Meeting, March 8-2016 Ottawa, Ontario

Friars’ Briar Board of Directors Meeting

March 8, 2016 – 6:00 pm – Hunt Club, Ottawa

Present: David Martin, Pam Bartel, John Torrance, Don Sjoberg, Dan Skaret, Ron Wegner, Ernie Paetsch, Sig Wall

Opening Prayer by Don Sjoberg

The adoption of the agenda was accepted.

Business:

Treasurer’s Report – Balance of $3000. Moved by Sig Wall that they be accepted, by consensus.

Business Arising:

1. The report of the Local Arrangements Committee was given by David Martin. Everyone agreed that the event is well organized.

5. Review of Present Board Members and officers:

President – David Martin

Vice President – Don Sjoberg

Past President – Sieg Wall

Secretary – John Torrance

Treasurer – Dan Skaret

Historian – Ken Murdoch

Provincial Directors:

BC – Ernie Paetsch 2020

AB – Don Sjoberg 2019

SK – Ron Bestvater

MB – Ken Perett – 2020

ON – John Torrance 2018

ON – Pam Bartel 2018

Location and Date of 2018 Friars’ Briar:

Invitation by Don Allen to host it in Victoria BC. The Board agrees to accept the offer.

Fundraising suggestions:

* Faith Life Financial

* Kindred Credit Union – perhaps subsidize travel for Ontario curlers

* Sieg suggested we could approach Manitoba Credit Union

* Goldline Curling Equipment

* Asham Curling Equipment in Manitoba

* Don Pattison of Vancouver

* Sell vests or shirts

6. Award nominations were sought for the Amazing Grace plaque. It was agreed to present it to Susan Wilson on Friday.

7. The Don Amos and Hugh Christmas Awards will be announced on Friday after our lunch when final results are in from the medal rounds.

8. A reminder was given that the $5.00 fee from registration should come back to the Board since this has been missed in the past.

9. Consensus was reached by the Board that the travel subsidy for Ontario be $125 since all the other provinces had come down $25.

10. The Agenda for the AGM Banquet was reviewed and approved.

11. Memorial presenters are needed for the late Wilmer Minke and Jim Lawrence.

12. We adjourned at 6:40 pm.

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