MWBA Board Meeting Minutes: November 14, 2019

Original PDF version of November 14, 2019 MWBA Board Meeting Minutes.



BOARD PRESENT: Shamane Morejon, Andrew Hunter, Alex Fore, David Cho, Jon Buckell, Colin Frazer, Bart Bombay, and (remotely) Jason Chiodo

Meeting commenced at 7:10pm, and adjourned at 9:30pm


  • Reviewed preparations for November Workday at Strawberry Peak Trail.
  • Waterman report is almost done.
  • December trail work day discussed, resulting in:
    • Motion to do it on Dec 8th by Bart
      • Seconded by Shamane
      • Approved unanimously
    • Location depends on weather and PAL level

■ Likely will be brushing of Ken Burton

  • December social event
    • Shamane will lead planning for this. Likely Dec 15th.
    • Details TBD
  • 2020 Strategic Plan

○ 2020 Events

    • Monthly trailwork days – affirmed
    • Pancake Breakfast – Spring 2020 (May?)

● Likely at a new easier to reach location, TBD (Gould? Loma Alta?)

    • Trail Stewardship Summit – tentatively April 2020

● committee is already formed, and will lead the planning

    • Womxns Dig Day – perhaps March 2020, details TBD

● To take the place of a regular monthly workday

    • Membership drive
      • Maybe adding a fall membership drive? Maybe a campout? ■
    • Maybe more sponsorship recruitment

○ Memberships and IMBA

    • No changes to current relationship with IMBA

○ Waterman Trail 4 funding

    • To discuss more in subsequent meeting
  • Bylaws updates – to be discussed more later…
    • President, VP, Treasurer, Secretary: term limits?
    • One or more board positions elected by members?
    • Updates for modern communication technologies?
  • ○Board transition/evolution
    • Board members each discussed own perspectives about continued participation
    • Discussed about how to recruit new board members (e.g., recruiting from committees), and in general how to communicate to members about this.
    • Discussion to be continued.
  • The association between Chris’s shuttle business and MWBA is to be stopped. MWBA branded signage is to be removed from both the shuttle vehicles and web site.
  • Strategy for trailwork liaisons/leaders growth

■ Deferred to subsequent meeting