Board of Directors Meeting Minutes October 2018

Reported by Jono Dove

Meeting called to order by Vice President Patti Shannon-Hocker at Ricky’s Sports Bar and Grill in San Leandro, CA at 7:03 pm

10 members present

Treasurer’s Report (Helga Mahlmann)

  • No report

Membership (Elizabeth Gilroy – not present)

  • No report

Training (Dennis Hocker)

  • First Aid, CPR, DAN O2 provider class will take place on 1 December 2018 – please contact Dennis at: dennis@rxscuba.com
  • Rescue Diver class will be offered in 2019 (CPR and O2 provider required)

For more information on training contact Dennis Hocker at (510) 792-5606 dennis@rxscuba.com or Neil Benjamin at (510) 673-0073 neil.benjamin@lamrc.com.

Newsletter (Alan Throop)

Contact Alan at newsletter@aquatutus.org if you are not receiving the newsletter. Input due by the 20th of the month.

Web Goddess (Lola Johnston)

Content can be sent to webmaster@aquatutus.org

Social Media (Gayle Hudson)

  • Facebook: 165 Members. Participation is open to the public.
  • Meetup: 65 Members. Participation is limited to club members. Meetup instructions are available on our website.

Entertainment (Alan Throop and Dave Chervin)

2018

  • November: Members Night 2
  • December: No meeting – Holiday Party at La Cabana (Newark, CA)

2019

  • January 8: “Monterey Dive Sites”, Dennis Hocker
  • February: David McGuire, “Shark Stewards”
  • March: Mike Boom, “Diving the Philippines”

Cencal

No report

Old Business

  • Helga continues to work with CenCal on acquiring insurance
  • Club officer nominations will take place at the November general meeting

New Business

  • Matt Warren has offered to train individuals on how to run the audio systems at general meetings

Upcoming Activities

  • October 27 Club Dive: Location Lover’s Cove, POC Helga Mahlmann, 9 am
  • November 10 Club Dive: Location TBD, POC Kat Smith
  • Veterans Day weekend of Diving:
    • Saturday Night Dive at Breakwater
    • Sunday Brunch Dive, 9 am at Coral Street
    • Monday, Point Lobos Dive
  • November 10 and 11 – Urchin Removal Project @ Casper Beach (Northern California)
  • Annual Pilgrimage to Cozumel: December 20, 2018 to January 5, 2019
  • 19 January 2019 – Club Night Dive at Breakwater (San Carlos Beach, Monterey, CA) – POC DL Popplewell
  • Chuuk Lagoon 2019 – The waiting list is now open – all spots are sold out
  • 24 August, 2019 – Club Dive Weekend – Salt Point Campgrounds (reserve your spots!)
  • Indonesia 2020 – May 8-18 on Explorer Adventures Blue Manta – Spaces are still available

Meetings

  • Next General Membership  meeting: November 8, 2018 (note special date)
  • Board Meeting November 15, 2018

Meeting adjourned at 8:14 pm