- Last Updated on Thursday, 17 November 2016 17:20
Meeting held at Mussel Rock parking lot , preciseley at the BBQ area.
20 to 30 persons in attendance (BAPA members and/or local HG/PG pilots)
Meeting called to order around 6:50 pm
The meeting was presided over by Dave McMillan, President
Due to the location and the time, it should be a short meeting, intended to socialize, link and network with local flying people.
Officer and Contributor Reports:
1) Dave McMillan President
1.A) Mount Tamalpais
In summary to date:
Due to the USHPA insurance requirements there will be only one chapter
managing this site. The HG one, managing HG and PG.
BAPA will collaborate and support half of the insurance cost.
Wally will be the PG manager.
The main difference is that the allowing stickers will need to be renewed every year.
1.B) New Mission Webcam
Thanks to Ron from Australia and to Evan Cohen for being instrumental on
setting up this cam.
1.C) Christmas Party
It will be held on December third at BrightWorks in San Francisco.
Mark your calendar and look for more info to come.
The owner of the LZ passed away.The site was shut down, then it just re-opened.
We don’t know what will happen. Will the familly keep the site?
1.E) BAPA Officers yearly election
The current nominations are:
President: Dave McMillan
Vice President: : still open
Activity Director: still open
Treasurer: Sophie Bourgoin
Secretary: Daniel Bremond
Site Director: Dan Retz
Safety Director: Harry Sandoval
The vote will be thru the internet . More details coming
1.F) Monster Mash Flying
Canceled due to the past wild fire
There is a demand for weather clinic
We are looking to have a first Responder clinic early February.
2) Susan Kent, Membership coordinator
2.A) Why to be a BAPA member?
BAPA contributes to several site expenses. (Mt Diablo, half of Mt Tamalpais, The Stables)
BAPA wants to keep Mussel Rock “unregulated”
BAPA runs clinics, maintains windsocks.
BAPA contributed to USHPA insurance
How could we encourage instrusctors to suggest studdents to become BAPA members?
An advantage your BAPA membership gives you: (from Ricardo)
You have access to Mountain Hardware Store in Richmond which sells
outdoor equipments for half of the market price.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:13 PM
3. The entertainment part of the meeting was the BBQ and Pot Luck food
while socializing with the attendants.