A meeting of the Texas Geocaching Association Board was held on March 14, 2021, inperson.
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TXGA Board Meeting 3/14/21
A meeting of the Executive Directors of the Texas Geocaching Association was held on March 14, 2021, at 9:30am in person.
Brian Erickson BE Viking President
Julia Bailey jbopto Vice-President
De Vickery Team-DnD Events
Michael Cash mijkie Finance/Compliance
Marcellus Cadd Atreides_78723 Central
Vince Rowe TTO2 North
Cleo Nordquist QueenofD’Nile East
Brenda Mark thewildroseoftexas South
Patricia Elkins MsPatt Southeast
Michelle Bridges gonefishing2 West
David Vickery Team-DnD Membership
Esther Lopez Bigguy In Texas Education
Michael Cash mijkie Treasurer
Julien Tagnon Paintballvet18 Secretary
Tom Brotherman Electric Water Boy Immediate Past President
The meeting was called to order at 9:28am.
The minutes from the Executive Directors meeting dated February 2nd, 2021, are approved.
Newly Elected Members
Brian Erickson is the new President
Vince Rowe is the new North Representative
Brenda Mark was re-elected South Representative
Cleo Nordquist was re-elected East Representative
Brian nominates Deanna Vickery for Events.
Brian nominates Michael Cash for Treasurer.
Brian nominates Esther Lopez for Education.
Brian nominates Julien Tagnon for Secretary.
The Board discussed nominating William Davis – TerraViators – for Information Technology (later approved at CITO event)
Michael Cash presented the financial report.
The Board has $2,986 in cash from Texas Challenge; $1,904.32 in PayPal deposits; $4,935.42 in the Board’s GeoWoodstock reserve; and $8,507.90 in the Board’s functional account.
This represents a total of $18,333.63 in total funds available before outstanding bills are paid.
The Board discussed a survey that will be set out to all members regarding Challenge 2021 and then TXGA as a whole (the survey has since been sent out and results have since been tabulated).
Challenge 2022 is in Conroe, TX.
Challenge 2022 hotels will soon be released.
The Board will discuss working towards a new scoring system to move away from punches.
Round-Up 2021 is planned for October 15-17, 2021 at Mineral Wells State Park.
Competition: a Chili Cook Off between the regions.
Each representative will send upcoming events to the President to publicize on the TXGA website and Facebook page.
Additionally, each representative was given 8-10 membership coins to sell to new TXGA members.
The Board would like to thank the Immediate Past President, Tom Brotherman, for his five years of service as President.
Tom will remain in an advisory position with the Board to help in the transition with Brian.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:04am.
Julien Tagnon February 2nd, 2021
March 14, 2021