Call to Order:
The meeting was called to order by President Larry Pittsley at 6:30 at Fuddruckers.
Larry Pittsley, Fred Cordova, James Jerger, Walt Hollowell, Bill Swope, Janice Swope, Gil Merriman, Gordon Self, Rich Dunn, Scott Claunch, Katie Wacek, John Slenes, Gary Sanford, Nick Arenella, Tom Wolicki, Marci Luders, and Bob Richards.
The minutes from the last meeting were reviewed and one correction was made. The webmaster is Nick Arenella, not Scott Claunch.
The treasurer’s report was given by Larry Pittsley in Jerry Stoughton’s absence. We have approximately $9500.00 in our checking account. A $500.00 deposit was sent to Arroyo Seco Raceway for our March event.
Under old business the topic of the negotiations with Sandia Speedway and Dirt Speed, LLC was discussed. The negotiations are going excellently. The contract has not been signed yet because a few I’s have to be dotted and a few T’s have to be crossed. Jerry Stoughton is doing an excellent job of working things out with the track.
We have selected four dates for races at Sandia Speedway.
Dirt Speed, LLC would like to run an event in October. They would handle the registration and run the event under SWMS rules. We would encourage our volunteers to support running this event. There will be more information on this event later in the year.
The next minutes will have any additional information.
We will be running a slate of officers and directors that the membership may vote on. The people running are:
President: Larry Pittsley
Vice President: Bill Swope
Treasurer: Jerry Stoughton
Secretary: Steve Marino
Board Members at Large:
You will be able to write in addition people to vote on for any office.
Annual tech and Corner Marshall training:
March 4, 2017 11:00 to 3:00
2451 Alamo Ave. SE
Hot dogs and hamburgers will be served along with chips and cold drinks
Several drivers from Pro Autosports, in Phoenix, will be coming to Arroyo Seco to race with us. They are going to become SWMS members and licensed drivers.
VMC dues is due and it was approved that we pay them for 2017.
It was approved that we move our monthly board meeting to the 4th Tuesday of every month.
It was approved to put in an ad in David Swope’s new magazine, The New Mexico Motorsports Report.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:55