BOD Meeting tonight 12/17/2013

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BOD Meeting tonight 12/17/2013

Postby Trapper Jon » Tue Dec 17, 2013 7:47 pm

BElow are dates we need Volunteers for collecting signatures. These are at the Michigan gun & knife shows! IF anyone is interested in helping out please let me know.
Dec 21 & 22 ........................ 600 Tables .....................Novi____________
Dec 27, 28, 29 .. 3 Day Show ..... 440 Tables .... Lansing/Mason____________

2014 Show Dates with Available Tables per show

Jan 4 & 5 ........................... 700 Tables .............Birch Run____________
Jan 11 & 12 ....................... XX Tables ..................... TBA____________
Jan 18 & 19 ....................... 400 Tables .... Houghton Lake____________
Jan 25 & 26 ....................... 530 Tables ....... Grand Rapids____________
Feb 1 & 2 ........................... 300 Tables .............. Manistee____________
Feb 7, 8 & 9 .. 3 Day Show ....... 440 Tables .... Lansing/Mason____________
Feb 15 & 16 ........................ 400 Tables ............... Monroe____________
Feb 22 & 23 ........................ 600 Tables .................... Novi____________
Mar 1 & 2 .......................... 450 Tables ......................Flint____________
Mar 8 & 9 .......................... 530 Tables ...... Grand Rapids____________
Mar 15 & 16 ...................... 700 Tables ............ Birch Run____________
Mar 22 & 23 ...................... 250 Tables ............... Cadillac____________
Mar 29 & 30 ....................................... TBA

Here are the meeting minutes for tonight, thank you Emily!

MTPCA Conference Call Minutes, DATE
Board Members present:
• Dale Hendershot
• Mike Schippa
• John Caretti
• Emily Caretti
• Diana Elliot
• Jon Southworth
• Ed Lundborg
• Gary Schinske
• Dennis Cronk
• Ken Bowlby
• Everett Emery
• Chris Elie
• Bobby Velasco
• Tom Oakey
Business:
• Dave Johnson has made a commitment to be Convention Coordinator

Auctions
• MTPCA: $100
• Trapperman: $970

Hide Project
• Dennis contacted 8 places
o 450 hides
o Has not contacted MUCC locations (Drew has contact info)
o Expects bigger clubs to have a few hundred
o Expects total around 1200-1500
• Schippa: 75 hides
• Dale: 105 hides
• Motion by Gary Schinske
o If Ralph Degesie is willing to cover the entire state, we give him first right to refusal to pick up our hides
• Second by Ed Lundborg
• Discussion
o If necessary, Caretti and Everett are willing to pick up hides and bring them to Ralph’s
 Could potentially result in more money for us
 Dale: we will have more info when we hear back from MUCC
• Motion carried unanimously
• Fur sales
o Solicit donations at the fur sales
 Banner
 Fliers
• The Trapline
o Going out shortly after Jay’s fur sale
o Put the flier in to advertise

Fur sales
• Jay’s
o Over 100 lots
 Everyone after 90 knows that they will be refunded if there is no time to sell
 Jay’s knows we will probably run over
o Auctioneer may not be able to last the whole time (currently has issues making it through the whole auction)
 Jim Tate might be there to give him a break
o Ed: do not have a break at noon?
 Talk to buyers

Signature collection
• Schippa does with his customers (approximately 23)
• Dale has 170
• Most people on the call do not have petitions
• Do we want to reserve tables at Gun and Knife shows for every show from now until March?
o $40/table
 We have until close on Saturday to pay for tables at shows
o Between us and MUCC, Drew says we will have volunteers for every show
• Motion by Jon Southworth
o Spend $675 to reserve tables at Michigan Gun and Knife shows from December 21 to March 30 for signature gathering
• Second by Bobby Velasco
• Motion carried unanimously

Other business
• If anyone wants to put anything in the new Trapline, have it to Caretti by Monday
• Motion by Ed Lundborg
o Make Dave Johnson new convention coordinator
• Second by Caretti
• Motion carried unanimously
Hey your kids are calling you, go take them Trapping, Hunting, Fishing, or Camping.

Jon S.

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