SFWDA BOD Notes from our 06.30.2014 Meeting

SFWDA BOD Members and others participating with on-line meeting:

Ray Stanley, Doyle Punches, Flint Holbrook, Jon Plaza, Walter Shafer, Greg Griffith, Brent Galloway


Review of Dixie Run 28 Costs

  1. Registration Update (07.07.2014 – Additional steps to streamline process nearing completion).

  2. Volunteers

    1. Will provide shirts to volunteers this year

    2. Will investigate concept of rewarding volunteers with a monetary credit towards a future event based on contribution hours (Approved DS, FH, GG, WS, RS, JP)

  3. Action Items – Greg following up with GMP on Easy/Medium trails

    1. Brian Overly available to assist in trail building


UFWDA Four Wheeler of the Year

  1. UFWDA awarded Chris Brower 2014 Environmental Affairs Four Wheeler of the Year

  2. Nomination from SFWDA and Carolina Trail Blazers

  3. Plan recognition of Chris Brower at DR28 Saturday night festivities (Approved)

  4. Issue a Dixie Run 28 registration to Chris Brower and Passenger (Approved)

    1. Walter Shafer – Please issue and forward to Chris Brower


Jeep Jamboree USA

  1. Agreement for 2015 approved by JJUSA for SFWDA participation

  2. Target events include the TN Mountain Jamboree (April); Land Between the Lakes, KY (May); Gateway to the Cumberlands, KY (October); and Uwharrie NC (October). Also may include Cullman, AL (Tentative).

  3. Plan will be to promote SFWDA using Tread Lightly training experiences.


Public Relations Updates

  1. Finalizing plans to announce 4WD Parts, Napa and Fisher Auto Parts discounts

  2. Jon Plaza working on Rack Card holders

  3. Jon Plaza following up a contact from Unlimited Off-Road Expo – Wasted Trails 4x4 (Digital publication)

  4. Discussed proposed idea to insert SFWDA logo in the Windrock Park map in lieu of a business membership for 2015


2014 Calendar SFWDA Calendar events for balance of year:

  • September 5-7, 2014 Pickens County Jeepfest, Jasper, GA "Crawl for the Kids"
  • September 13, 2014 CTB 43rd Fun Caravan, Eldorado, NC
  • September 25-28, 2014 Dixie Run 28, Golden Mountain Park, Sparta, TN
  • October 18, 2014 UORTC Fall Jamboree, Eldorado, NC
  • November 1, 2014 SFWDA Trials Training Center Meet and Ride, Sequatchie, TN
  • December 6, 2014 SFWDA Annual Meeting and Leadership Council, Oak Ridge, TN

SFWDA Membership 2015

SFWDA BOD approved by electronic/email vote the approval and implementation of the proposed revised membership structures, including Individual, premium and club revisions (See previous documents). Approved by RS, DP, FH, JP, DS, WS, RT and JB)


Additionally, Wayne Hartford has submitted his resignation from the Director of Membership. Wayne has served in this role for 3+ years and has other business Issues and opportunities that will not allow him to continue in this role.