St. Paul Bicycle Racing Club Board Meeting
Meeting Minutes March 15, 2016
Board Members Present: Brian Duncan, Dan Casebeer, Dave Montgomery, Shannon McDonough, Steve Hirsch, Tom McDonald, Kathryn Jensen, Mona LaPlant, Dale Sedgewick, Andy Ralston., Sean, and Brit Billingsley
* The February 2016 minutes were approved by the Board.
* Crit Sponsorship Update (Doug Malmgren)
o All three dates were secured (July 12th, 19th, and July 26th).
* BRP Update (Brit Billingsley)
o The BRP will begin April 18th.
o Six people have signed up for the program.
o A Monday track /velodrome event is being added to the BRP offerings.
* Bylaws Amendment vote (Steve)
o Updated bylaws were sent to the club at large for review.
o No feedback from club at large.
o Tom will work with Tim to add the approved, updated bylaws to club website.
o Updated bylaws will be added to folders.
* Treasurer’s Report (Brian Duncan):
o New bank account was set up for club signers.
o The signers are Bryan Hill, Dan Casebeer, and Brian Duncan.
o The move from PayPal to Swipe/Square was completed.
o PayPal account will remain open until later this year to ensure all transactions are handled.
* Club Credit Cards (Brian)
o Four new business credit cards for Men’s, Women’s, and Juniors’ teams, and for Steve Hirsch.
* $5K limit for each card
* Sponsor Photo Book Distribution (Dan)
o Charlie and Tom to deliver books, jerseys, and 2016 invoices to sponsors. Monty and Fred will accompany Charlie/Tom on deliveries.
* Spring Party Program (Group)
o Elite Men’s, Elite Women’s, and Juniors teams will be presented.
o Board members will be presented.
o Clothing will be distributed.
o Crit series will be announced.
o Lydia will be announced as state time trial race director.
o Requests will be made for volunteers to assist with the Crit series, time trial, and BRP.
* Shannon will provide clip boards and sign-up sheets
o Leftover jerseys from last year will be sold on the website after the spring party (date TBD)
* Freddie Rodriguez (Andy Ralston)
o For cost of air-fare, FR will come to Minneapolis to discuss possible sponsorship/clothing for 2017.
o In addition, possibility will ride with club members and give a talk to club membership.
* Women’s Week (Dan Casebeer)
o Andy Freeman and Denise Ward are planning a WW event comprising rides, coaching, and clothing.
o Sponsorship by Grand Performance.
o Date TBD; possibly late April/early May.
* High Bridge Resurfacing Project (Steve)
o Steve is on Citizen Advisory Committee for this project, and will provide updates as available.
* Men’s Elite Team North Star Race (Dale)
o Dale wants to add three racers for the June race.
o Alec and Alex are Cat 2 and need to be upgraded to Cat 1.
o Peter, already a Cat 1, should be cleared to participate in North Star Race.
o Board agreed to add one out-of-town racer, but the other two must be local talent.
Next meeting: April 19, 2016