Board of Director’s Meeting Minutes

Monday April 19th, 2021

Attendees: Doug Pilcher, Alex Dreiling, Jim McCall, Rick Crow, Dave Dupre, Primo Rivera, Toby Silhavy, Amanda Darling, Jacques Telles, , Adi Kochav Michael Hobson, Oliver Soto, Manrico Mincuzzi, Gale Vasquez , – Absent

Brick for Mike Karnes has been purchased and will be ready for presentation during the NC Contest at AMA HQ in May.

World’s proposal format was presented to the board. Any proposal should be submitted NLT 6/30/2021. Michael stated Asia Pacific will not be lodging a request to host the 2024 Worlds. Oliver stated he would investigate possibilities of hosting Worlds in Latin America (Mexico) and get back to the BOD with what he finds out. The board in agreement that Worlds should not be hosted in the USA for a 3rd time consecutively since we are an International Club. Manrico discussed submitting a proposal for Italy to host 2024 and will have more details in May regarding that proposal. Discussion tabled until May meeting.

Website continues to move along towards completion.

Discussion on the Nat’s and we look forward to having the event this year.

Regional Judging schools are continuing virtually in most cases and attendance has been very good. More schools are upcoming. Rules committee is beginning to meet soon.

Treasurers Report was presented and approved unanimously.

Regional Reports

NE All contests except one are on for this year. Dave may be moving to Virginia, more to come.

SE 3 Contests held so far, new Basic pilots and a good group for the NE SE shootout.

NC 20 new Basic pilots showed up for the Basic school, judging school to be held 24 April, Mike Karnes event to be held in May. One contest in Canada has been Covid cancelled and they plan to split regional awards due to border restrictions.

SC Meeting with ARDs every other month. New ARD in Missouri. Boot Camp to be held in Missouri next year. $119 has been sold from the SWAG store inventory.

NW Given by Rick Crow (Gale Absent) First contest with 16 Pilots held in Richland, WA. NW will split regional awards with Canada.

SW Looking to add a contest in October, unsure about Tucson Shootout. 4 contests held so far.

LA Met with ARDs. Membership cards have been received. Covid is hampering contests. Mexico is holding its second contest.

EU Contests are hoping to be held by August, Covid is an issue.

AP Things are going well. Calendar of events has been created and events will be happening. Will discuss having an online Q and A session on IMAC to increase participation.

INT Please make sure all international contests are posted so points standings are updated.

Motion to adjourn at 10:13pm EDT