Meeting Minutes: June 2022

June 2022 Membership Meeting

SCCA – Susquehanna Region

  • Meeting called to order on June 23, 2022 at 7:05pm
  • RE Report: Melissa Mauro
    • Minutes from the May meeting were approved as posted
  • Treasurer’s Report: Alan Lesher
    • Autocross, Rallycross, RallySprint, membership & sponsorship income, distribution, and YTD figures were reviewed.
    • 990 EZ postcard is now a 25 page tax return form. Individuals are no longer allowed to mail it in, it has to be done electronically. Alan hired a CPA to submit it electronically, as that is now what’s required. He doesn’t expect the cost to be too high. Melissa will look into other options for future years.
  • Membership report: Melissa Mauro
    • Susquehanna has gained 71 new region members since January
    • 11 members added in May
    • Total membership is 490 members
    • Greg Szczyrbak will take over reporting these numbers moving forward
  • Communication Report – Website and Squeal: Jake Limm
    • For the Squeal, there was slightly over 50% open rate, a little under 5% click through rate.
    • Website – Still trying to figure out why the website is broken.
      • Marcus started to work on solving some of the issues, it’s looking better on some browsers, but not all.
    • Marcus – live timing is working better again
  • Facebook update
    • No new report
  • Rallycross: Mike Chilcote
    • Event had 32 competitors, and got in 12 runs
    • Little bit of rain kept the dust down
    • Had a short technical course in the morning and then opened the course up in the afternoon
  • Autocross Report: Chris Brown
    • Events 3 & 4 went smoothly.
    • Made a few changes to how grid and the heats were set up to keep things moving faster and it worked out well.
  • There was discussion on Facebook about making sure cars had numbers with contrasting colors – this will be brought to tech personnel for their attention.
  • Chiefs/Chairs plan to work to get more people trained on timing
  • RallySprint: Nick Landis
    • Have an event coming up Aug 6-7
      • 1 competitor is registered
    • They haven’t done any work to the course, they need to get up and do draining work soon. The course held up well after the last event.
  • Road Rally: Melissa Mauro
    • Fulton Co Barn Quilt Road Rally
      • One of the organizers from Fulton Co recently passed away, so they are not interested in hosting a Rally this year
    • Scavenger Hunt Road Rally
      • Dave Chilcote submitted his paperwork to become a Safety Steward for Road Rally. Mike C and Melissa plan to submit paperwork to be Safety Stewards as well.
      • Mike and Adam are working on finding a place to serve as headquarters where we can gather and have a cookout at the end of the event.
  • Old Business
    • Shirt pricing – Melissa still has not received the new catalog from Shirts 101 – she will follow up with owner of Shirts 101 to get that information.
  • New Business
    • Jim Snyder offered to adapt the autocross points calculation spreadsheet to rallycross if needed. Melissa will check in with John R on the status of Timing Chief position for RallyCross and then extend this offer to that individual.
  • Meeting adjourned at 7:33

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