BOD Discussion Notes from May 27, 2014

The following are our notes from the BOD discussion on Tuesday, May 27, 2014:

BOD Members and Past Presidents participating include Ray Stanley, Doyle Punches, Flint Holbrook, Jon Plaza and Roger Theurer.
Gary Parsons telephoned and was not available due to business commitiments.
 
1. TrailFest Wrap
    a.Reviewed financial results from TrailFest 2014.  140 Participants.
    b.Reviewed Survey Feedback from TrailFest 2014
       i.84% Comments were Positive
       ii.Very good critical input to improving our communications, signage and organization
       iii.Major topic was the two costs for the event.  2015 will combine AOP and TrailFest costs.
       iv.Guided Trail Rides received very positive.  Need better communication, staging and                     signage.

2.Reviewed Upcoming Schedule
   a.SFWDA GBR Meet and Ride June 14
   b.Unlimited Off Road Expo, Louisville, KY, B&B Day June 20
   c.UFWDA AGM Webinar, June 22 (Flint Holbrook)
   d.2015 Schedule
       i.February, 2015 SFWDA Meet and Ride
       ii.March, 2015 Helen JeepFest
       iii.March, 2015 UORTC Jeep Jamboree
       iv.April, 2015 4 Wheeling for a Cure/St. Jude
       v.April, 2015 JJUSA TN Mt Jamboree
       vi.April, 2015 GBR Mud 4 Blood
       vii.April, 2015 Jeep Beach
       viii.May, 2015 TrailFest
       ix.May, 2015 SETLCA GSMTR
       x.May, 2015 JJUSA Land between the Lakes, KY
       xi.May, 2015 Damn Locals
       xii.June, 2015 SFWDA Meet and Ride
       xiii.September, 2015 Crawl for the Kids JeepFest
       xiv.September, 2015 CTB Fun Caravan
       xv.September, 2015 Dixie Run 29
       xvi.October, 2015  UORTC Jeep Jamboree
       xvii.October, 2015 Gateway to the Cumberland's, KY
       xviii.October, 2015 SFWDA Meet and Ride
       xix.October, 2015 JJUSA Cullman, AL
       xx.December, 2015  SFWDA Annual Meeting, Leadership Council and Ride

3.UFWDA Four Wheeler of the Year
   a.SFWDA BOD unanimous approval to present the nomination of Chris Brower, CTB for this           award.

4.Jeep Jamboree USA
   a.Reviewed a counter concept from Jeep Jamboree USA
   b.Draft completed 06.03.2014 and soliciting final comments from BOD and Leadership

5.SFWDA Grant Updates
   a.Uwharrie National Forest – Project complete and a final report will be prepared for                       membership
   b.Discussed other potential opportunities at Windrock Park, The Flats, Beasley Knob, AOP and       Daniel Boone National Forest

6.SFWDA PR Updates
   a. 4WD Parts Announcement Post on Web Page (coming soon)
   b. Other Opportunities; NAPA, O’Riellys, Advanced Auto, Windrock Park Map, Rack                          Card Holders, Feedback on redesign of Rack Card, FU on Responsible                                        Wheeling Card (Walter and Jon)

7.SFWDA 2015 Membership Concepts

  •       Agreed to post details for comment before our Beasley Knob, June 14  Meet and Ride

     SFWDA Club Memberships

  • Flat Cost Structure - $250
  • Applicable to traditional Clubs and Facebook Groups
  • Benefits:  2 Positions on SFWDA Leadership Council with Voting Powers;
  • Access to the SFWDA Grant Program
  • Access to SFWDA Insurance Program
  • Associate Memberships in UFWDA, BRC and Tread Lightly
  •  Access to SFWDA interactive calendar 

                  ( www.sfwda.org )
 
     SFWDA Individual Memberships

  • Flat Cost Structure - $10 / Year
  • Applicable to all individuals wishing to support SFWDA and our Missions
  • Benefits:  Representation through the SFWDA Leadership Council
  • 2015 Discounts to SFWDA TrailFest and Dixie Run
  • NET “$0” Costs
  • 2015 Discounts from key SFWDA Business Partners and Members (i.e. 4WD Parts, Tom’s 4x4, AOP, Wide Open, SBC, etc.)
  • Access to all SFWDA Leadership Communications
  • Associate Memberships to UFWDA, BRC and Tread Lightly