Corvettes of Bakersfield, Inc. Board of Directors Meeting

January 3, 2019 at Lorene’s Downtown

Meeting called to order 6:00 PM

Present: Bob Vella, Larry Young, Dick Compton, Carl Lange III, Danny Ellison, Don & Betsy Slauson, John Silliman, Virgil Miller, Adrian Medina

Absent: Kim Miller

Membership Dues: Danny Ellison suggested the Board consider lower the membership dues in order to retain more members. Danny provided the board with a written suggestion for review. The subject was tabled until the next meeting for a final vote.  As per our by-laws, it would need to change before the March meeting.

Planning Meeting: The annual planning meeting has been scheduled at Tony’s Firehouse on January 27, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Danny has formed a committee of five couples to generate ideas for the club members to vote on for this coming year’s activities. Virgil Miller suggested we consider putting on a car show to raise money. It would be themed for Veterans and held the Saturday before Veterans Day.

Sign Up Sheet: Betsy Slauson provided new signup sheets for the general meetings.

Raffle Table: Bob Vella suggested we have a couple of regular volunteers to man the guest table for the meetings. John Silliman and his wife, Cher have been doing it until his new promotion to Sergeant at Arms. We will ask for volunteers at the next general meeting.

General Membership Meeting: John Silliman suggested the following: During the general meetings that we add a slide to the presentation to show the signup list for snacks and raffle prizes. That we publicly thank the people who bring the snacks and prizes. He suggested we have a break during the meeting to sell more raffle tickets and provide time to get a snack.

New Member Packages: John Silliman suggested we revisit our new member packages and update them.

Website: John Silliman suggested we update the parking instructions for the general meeting. He also suggested we add downloadable forms for event sign ups, for event liability, and event sign ups.

Social Media: The club needs to get its own Flickr, YouTube, and other various account so they are no longer in Greg Brott’s name.

Treasurer’s Report: Carl Lange III submitted the treasurer’s report via email to the board.

Board Minutes: Betsy Slauson made a motion to approve the November Board minutes. John Silliman seconded the motion. The motion carried.

Meeting adjourned 7:47 PM

Minutes by Virgil Miller