Meeting Minutes - Nov. 14, 2016

Meeting called to order at 7:20pm on November 14, 2016

Old Business:

  • Treasurer’s Report:
    • No report, pay your dues!
    • STEM Enterprises will offer funding for trainings/camps 
    • Est: $2000 after dues are paid
  • Membership Report: 
    • Due are due! See Barbie Pill 
  • October Launch:
    • Pink launch, 4 TARC rockets and 4 adult rockets launched
    • Need to secure RSO for each launch!

New Business:

  • New Launch Site
    • Dave will have keys to open the gate at 5:30am
    • Will have a key for December launch and on
    • PLEASE WEAR BRIGHT COLORS! No brown, black, dark green etc. (hunting safety)
      • This is for December Launch
  • Upcoming Club and TARC Launches
    • November 19, 2016 – First Launch at Laurel Fields
      • Beamers are RSO’s
    • December 17, 2016 – Launch at Laurel Fields – WEAR BRIGHT COLORS
      • Holtzers are RSO’s
    • January 7, 2017 – Launch at Laurel Fields
      • Mark Suder is RSO
    • MLK Day, Monday, January 16 – Launch at Laurel Fields
      • Todd Ensign is RSO
    • January 28 – Launch at Laurel Fields
      • Ed Pill is RSO
    • Presidents’ Day, February 20 – Launch at Laurel Fields
      • Jamie Ford is RSO
    • TARC Camp – February 24 and 25 at NASA
      • RSO’s will be club members in attendance
    • March 4 – Launch at Laurel Fields
      • Chris Tennant is RSO
    • March 25 – Launch at Laurel Fields
      • RSO TBA
    • TARC Launch, April 1 – Launch at Laurel Fields
      • RSO TBA
    • Final TARC Launch, April 2 – Tennant Farm
      • RSO TBA
  • TARC Support, Mentoring Session
    • Will be with Jamie and other club members in the ERC
      • Monday, November 28th 
      • 5-7pm
  • TARC Essay Contest
    • Essay rules on TARC website 
    • Can win plaque for essay and cash prize
  • TARC Nationals
    • If you’d like to volunteer to help, email Trip Barber at ahbarber [at] alum.mit.edu
    • Email soon, spots are filling up!
  • Safety Equipment
    • Yard staples for safety cones and wire running

Meeting adjourned at 8:08pm. The next meeting will be held on December 12, 2016 at Black Bear on Evansdale.

Meeting Minutes are available in PDF format here.