Next BAPA Meeting - Next Wednesday, January 13th in Milpitas - 6:30pm

Hello BAPA Members and Bay Area Pilots,

This is a reminder of our upcoming BAPA bi-monthly meeting next Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at Red Lobster in Milpitas. 
Our main agenda item will be the discussion of using BAPA's reserves to support USHPA's new self-insurance initiative.  As you all know (hopefully), we will lose almost all of our local sites unless USHPA can fund the new insurance pool.  We will be discussing how much of our reserves to donate and also how to maximize our member participation by using our reserves to match member contributions.  As I mentioned in a previous email, this is a critical issue for all of us and I would like to get as much participation as possible.
I know a lot of pilots have difficulty getting to BAPA meetings due to traffic after work.  I am therefore pushing the meeting back a bit from our normal schedule to 7:30pm.  We will have the private room at Red Lobster at 6:30pm, so please feel free to come early and socialize and eat/drink prior to the meeting.  BAPA meetings are a great opportunity to mingle with local pilots.  If you are not an official BAPA member (or even a paraglider) you are always welcome to come by and see what we are all about. 

We are also in the process of trying to set up the meeting online such that folks may be able to call in and participate remotely.  However we don't yet have this setup at this point.  I will send out another email with login instructions if we can get this set up properly before the meeting.

Details are as follows:
6:30pm - Social Hour/Dinner/Drinking begins
7:30pm - Official Meeting begins

Red Lobster
503 E Calaveras Blvd
Milpitas, CA 95035
Please make a serious effort to attend the meeting as the allocation of BAPA's reserves mandate the support of a large amount of our members.  I want as many of us to be on the same page as possible, which is doing what it takes to keep our flying sites open without interruption!

If you have any questions please contact me directly (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ), otherwise I look forward to seeing you all at Red Lobster in Milpitas!

Dave McMillan
BAPA President