General Meeting Minutes June 2018

Reported by Kat Smith

Meeting called to order 7:32 pm on June 7th 2018

Regular Members in attendance: 40

Guests: 4

Members night

  • Patti Baugh -Amba
  • Ruth Chofrie – Philippines
  • Dennis Hocker – Thailand
  • Larry Muth Wakatobi
  • Linda Muth Wakatobi
  • Gary – Galapagos

Treasurer’s Report (Helga)

  • General Fund $4,888.82
  • Classes $1,893.12

Membership

  • 5 Associate
  • 10 Lifetime
  • 59 Regular

Training

  • 8/18 Entries and Exits at N. Monestary Beach, required dive for Advanced Open Water

Social Media

  • Meetup: Pay your dues
  • Facebook: No update

Special Committee

  • Insurance
  • Elections for BMAL

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Entertainment Chair for 2019

Old Business

  • May Club Dive Ocean Cove  Purple Urchin Cull. Raised 13k via Nor Cal Underwater Hunters raffle, 20 Gallons per person limit.  7,000# culled
  • 2nd Dive weekend for purple sea urchin cull planned fo  for 7/21 and 7/22 @  Albion Cove

New Business

N/A

Past Dives

  • Kari Klaboe: Alacosta Divers
  • Debbie Driggers: Snorkel Galapagos
  • Don Kelsey: Hawaii- saw a 10 ft tiger shark
  • Elaine& Kat- Lovers I

Bone Award

  • Don Kelsey 1 wetsuit boot 1 dry suit boot

Good Buddy

None

BMAL elected

  • Kat Smith
  • DL Poppelwell
  • Myron Gist

Entertainment

  • 7/12 Backscatter
  • 8/2 Brian Nelson MB National Marine Sanctuary Committee
  • 9/6 Linda Hunter Wild Oyster Project

Upcoming dives

  • 6/16 Breakwater- Alan POC
  • 7/21 and 7/22 Albion Point Purple Sea urchin cull – POC DL Popplewell
  • 8/18 N. Monastery Entry and Exits – POC Dennis Hocker
  • 9/15 Coastal Clean up day – Monterey  Location to be determined – POC Gayle
  • 9/9-9/11 Channel Islands with VDM- Bill Delimeter- POC 925.455.834 600 per person.
  • Christmas 2018/2019 Cozumel- Patti Shannon Hocker – POC
  • 6/22-7/6 2019 Chuuk – Dennis Hocker POC- Full