June 12, 2019 Board Meeting




Held June 12, 2019


A meeting of the RUSA Board of Directors was convened by telephone conference and called to order by the president at 1705 PDT.

The following Directors were in attendance:

• Debra Banks

• John Lee Ellis

• John Capn Ende

• Nigel Greene

• Lois Springsteen

• Tim Sullivan

• Dave Thompson

A Motion was made and passed to approve the meeting minutes from May 1, 2019.

A Motion was made and passed to approve the Photo Control/ATM Rule that was discussed in email. The web team will implement online and an announcement will be made.

A financial report was distributed prior to the meeting. Cash flow is being monitored closely due to litigation expenses.

A discussion was had about Incident Reporting. RBA Guidance is being developed and the current Accident Reporting module will be deactivated. The Treasurer and the Safety Officer will work offline to develop a protocol along with guidance for RBAs and Permanent Owners.

Only one Trace event had teams. The organizer will fill out a spreadsheet to submit the results and a survey will be sent to the Trace organizers to get impressions about the Trace.

The Iron Porcupine 1200k Application is under consideration. Approval is pending further discussions.

The expenses relating to the lawsuits will require careful planning. Strategies for reducing the publication costs of American Randonneur were discussed.

An announcement to all of the members will be prepared and distributed via MailChimp describing the status of the lawsuits.

The meeting was adjourned at 1853 PDT