Meeting Minutes 6-1-2015

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The Pioneer Friends of Davy
Crockett Birthplace State Park
Annual Membership Meeting Minutes

Meeting date: 6/1/2015

Call to order: The Annual Membership Meeting of the The Pioneer Friends for 2015 was held at the Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park, Limestone TN, on 6/1/2015. The meeting was called to order at 6:00 pm by Tim Massey, President

Members in attendance: Dale Trombley, Tim Massey, Bill Knapp, Melodie Daniels, Myron Cannon, Kathleen Cannon, Robert Etheredge, Pam Etheredge, Heather Youngblood, Beverly Williams, Wilhelmina Williams, Caroline Blanks, Aundrea Knapp, Josh Daniels, Ed Ruch, Joan Ruch, Diane Thompson, Phyl Thompson.

Guests in attendance: We’d like to say thanks for coming and welcome to Crockett Birthplace State Park to our guests in attendance: Victoria Webb, Rodney Webb, Pauline Rosser, Virginia Adams, Lenore Bradford

Treasurer’s report: Total Assets $5905.58

Park Managers Update:

  • Pool is set to private since we have no lifeguards. It is officially classified as class B. Lifeguards are being trained and we should return to class A soon.
  • Campground is doing well. We had our 1 year inspection and only had one complaint (patchy grass).
  • Camp store is progressing (Dawn)
  • National Trails day is June 6, the repairs to the shelters on the trails are still not completed.
  • Thank you to all that helped with Pioneer Gardening Class
  • Tanner has stepped up and really has been very actively adding programs to the park nearly everyday.

Young Pioneers: Melody-Tanner Wells is partnering with us and brings with him great ideas for moving forward with Young Pioneers.
-Ed: Are we charging?
-Melody: It would probably be a great idea to be included or at least be a part of friends group membership fees.
From Heathers email announcement:

There will be a planning meeting at the Campground Shelter on Thursday, June 4 at 10 am.  Everyone is welcome to join us and help form this exciting new activity at Crockett Park!

T-shirts: Heather – is working on local t-shirt supplier and will have more information soon.

Membership: Ed-Membership is down from this time last year. This year we have 20 and 6 with lifetime memberships, Last year we had 41.
Heather suggests a membership drive
Dale suggests membership card for 1/2 price access to pool and campground.
Josh suggests free pool after volunteer time requirement is met.
Tim creates membership committee of Heather, Wilhelmina, and Caroline.

Heritage Days: Heather – Reminds all that Dawn will NOT be here for Heritage Days and adds that volunteers would be greatly encouraged and welcomed for this years Heritage Days.

Elections to Board:
Nominations: Heather nominated Pam, Wilhelmina nominated Myron.
Beverly move that these nominations be approved, Heather seconded, motion passed

Summary:
Pam and Myron elected to board.

Next Meeting: Monday, July 6, 2015

Announcements/Comments/Concerns:

Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 7:40 by Tim Massey

Respectfully Submitted by

__Dale Trombley________________

[Executive Member’s Name] Date of approval

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