South Jersey Region-Sports Car Club of America, Inc.
The December 2007 meeting of the Board of Directors for the South Jersey Region of the Sports Car Club of America, Inc. was held at the home of Sue King on Wednesday evening, December 5, 2007. The meeting was called to order by R.E., Jim Tornetta at 8:20 PM.
Present were: Jim Tornetta, Jack Oliver, Meg Meyer, Sue King, Jim Wakeman, John Borden, Brian Heun and J.D. King. Guests were Mike Allenbaugh and Val Heun.
Treasurer's Report - John reported that we have $5,725.00 in the operating account. The check for $100.00 went out to Donna to list our dates for 2008 in the Northeast Division calendar.
Membership - Meg reported that we have 231 paid members to date. Meg asked if she should pursue ordering the pins for members (the number of years as members). She will get all the figures together as to longevity and cost.
Solo - Brian reported the trophies have been ordered which will be presented at the Banquet in January. Mike Allenbaugh has set up a Safety Steward Seminar scheduled for January 19th. Brian will schedule dates for 2008 with Camden County College. John has received the application from the State. Sue suggested that we aggressively recruit students from Camden County College as workers for the race track as well as Solo II. Brian asked J.D. to email the confirmed race dates at the Motorsports Park to he can work around those dates for our Solo II schedule.
Jersey Racing Board (JRB) - J.D. reported that there will be a meeting this coming Saturday, December 8th, and that he and Jim Tornetta will be attending. J.D. stated that Northern New Jersey already has a boilerplate set of supps which will be utilized for the events at the New Jersey Mortorsports Park. Speaking of NJMP-J.D. reported that the Motorsports Park would like us to man the Pro events so we have to get busy recruiting new members and training same.
Tri-region - J.D. that the Double Regional at Pocono will be held on July 5 & 6, 2008. There is absolutely nothing going on that weekend in the Northeast. At the next Tri-Region meeting (December 13) they will discuss the set up for the regional. The Double National will be held August 15-17, 2008.
Rally - Jim Wakeman reported that he is working on the schedule for next year and is revising the general instructions to match the National road rally regulations which Jim just recently received. Jim has been asked to serve on the Road Rally Board at National which he has accepted. Jim will be involved in a conference call this evening with the National Board. Meg suggested that we may want to change our Board meeting night to accommodate Jim's involvement at National. Discussion centered on this change, possibly Monday, and a final determination will be made in the near future. Jim is required to attend the National convention in February. He will check with Terry Hanushek as to what has to be done to get there. Jim can be our Region representative as well as a member of the National Rally Board.
Banquet - John reported that the menu has been set and he is looking for a different DJ as the one he contacted had a conflict. Mike offered to look into securing a DJ he knows. He will check into this and report back to John and also give a report on this at the membership meeting.
New Business - The Board of Directors for 2008 has been set and they are as follows:
Regional Executive - Jim Tornetta
Asst. Regional Executive - J.D. King
Secretary - Sue King
Treasurer - John Borden
At Large - Bob Childress, Meg Meyer, Mike Allenbaugh, Jim Wakeman and Brian Heun.
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 9:20 PM.