Meeting Minutes - October 9, 2017

Meeting called to order at 7:10 pm on October 9, 2017
Old Business:

  • Treasurers Report
    • $1,577.50 in the account
  • Membership Report
    • Dues are due now
      • $25 for adult membership
      • $15 for educators/teachers
      • $15 for age 16-22
      • $5 for age 15 or younger
  • Launch Report
    • Launch held on September 30 at the WVU Ag. Farm
    • 6 TARC teams in attendance
    • All successful launches, several unsuccessful landings (cesspool, tree, lawn-dart)
    • Did not keep accurate score but most launches were around 40 points
  • Girls in Aviation Day
    • Middle and high school young ladies in attendance at the outreach
    • Very successful day

New Business:

  • October Sky Workshop 10/14
    • 1-day workshop starting at NASA IV&V and finishing at the WVU Ag. Farm
    • Intent is to give teams a quick course in TARC and allow them to take the base knowledge and expand on it on their own
    • Camp is nearly filled
    • Any club member who wants to attend can
  • Club Launch 10/28
    • Will be held at the WVU Ag. Farm
    • Todd is RSO
  • Launch Site Discussion
    • Laurel Fields
      • Will attempt to make better relations with the neighboring farmers
    • WVU Ag. Farm
      • Can continue to launch at this site throughout the winter
      • Low power and TARC only
    • New HPR Site in Marion County
    • Other Launch Sites
  • Upcoming Launches
    • October Sky TARC Camp
      • October 14, WVU Ag. Farm
      • Todd RSO
    • Club Launch
      • October 28, WVU Ag. Farm
      • Todd RSO
    • Club Launch
      • Sunday, November 19, 1:30-4pm, 
      • Holtzer RSO
    • Club Launch
      • December 16, WVU Ag. Farm
      • John RSO???
    • Club Launch
      • January 20
      • Todd RSO
    • Club Launch
      • February 24
    • Club Launch
      • March 31, Tenant Farm
  • Meeting Location
    • Should the club explore other options for meeting venues for the meeting with the new policy
    • One solution would be to recruit more members
    • Next meeting will be at Black Bear

Meeting adjourned at 8:10 pm. Next meeting will be at Black Bear on Evansdale on November 13 at 7 pm.

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