Board of Director’s Meeting Minutes

Monday Aug 21, 2023

Attendees: Alex Dreiling, Jim McCall, Rick Crow, Jacques Telles, Dave Dupre, Primo Rivera, Kevin Garland, Tim Cooper, Oliver Soto, Jamie Hicks

Absent: Manrico Mincuzzi, Adi Kochav, Michael Hobson, Tim Hughes

Guest: Dan Carroll

  1. Website Update – Dan Advised that the IRPS is close to being ready for the website.
    1. Discussion on exactly how to calculate the RPS. Per the rules we stop calculating RPS after the regional final.
    2. Pilots changing classes during the year will only have points calculated based on their profile.
    3. Can we have an email to alert folks to those having issues with the website?
  2. Electronic Judging – Several folks are working on the updates to the system. This is being used around the country with good success. Great cooperation amongst the development team.
  3. Sound RFA Progress – The committee has proposed changes to the K-Factors and scoring criteria. Kevin, Primo, and Michael to come back to September meeting with official RFA to be presented.
  4. Regional Money for Regionals – Motion made to allot $1000 for regional finals for all regions. Motion passed.
  5. US Nat’s –. Nats went off well with 44 pilots. A great success.
  6. General Business – None
  1. Treasurer’s report

Cash on hand

August Checking Balance – $51,848.46

August PayPal Balance -      $  1,440.00

Total assets -          $53,288.46

Regional Reports

NE – Fields are being lost due to encroachment. Concord contest was held a couple of weeks ago. Regional finals have been lost and the event will be rescheduled. Plum Island contest will be this weekend.

SE – Great attendance at events. Regionals will be a big event, at the Mac Hodges event. Electronic scoring is working well.

NC – Electronic scoring is working well. 26 pilots at the Muncie contest this past weekend. 2 more contests to go then regionals.

NW – 16 Pilots attended the Silver Hills contest and the Canadians attended. Our next contest will be the regional FINALS IN Sept.

EU – Europeans in August. Next contest is in July. Judging schools are being held. Spain is starting to fly again.


SW- Chino contest this past weekend, electronic scoring worked well. 2 more contests then Regionals in November.


LA – New memberships coming in. 2 zones in Mexico are active and guests are coming to contests. Brazil will start to become active. A large competition is being planned.