Board Meeting Minutes

The Board meeting minutes has permanently moved to the website. Once the AMR Board has approved the monthly meeting minutes, we will post the contents on this webpage. This webpage will provide six months worth of meeting minutes, after that, the contents will be archived to a Word document and will be available for download by members.  Minutes are submitted by AMR Secretary Pam Drummer.

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FEBRUARY MINUTES – 2.26.2020
Location: Texas T-Bone
Start Time: 6:26 pm
Attendees: Denise Jordan, Nate Adams, Pam Drummer, Dwight Kasten, Alex Ching, Jim Sorensen, Robert Baumgartner, Steve Heptig, Arnie Easterly and Ted Hampson

PRESIDENT’S REMARKS
Denise welcomed everyone and shared National Board Meeting was Monday 2/24/20. PCA Membership highest at 3,600 new members. Registration for Parade highest it’s ever been and Treffen sold out in 13 minutes. We’ve had an amazing start to the year; 20 people at the tech session, 50 people attend Porsche and Pancakes I; and 120 people came to the New Membership Social. New Membership Social had lots of visual interactions and great dynamic interactions.

COMMITTEE REPORTS
Treasurer’s Report (Dana): Dana to present next month February and March Treasurer’s report.
Sponsorship (Denise): NSTR
Advertising (Denise): NSTR
Membership (Jim): Jim reported that there are 9 new members, 472 Primary Members, 277 Affiliates for a total of 749. We had 31 name badges ordered at social. We need to order additional medallions for name badges.
Website (Alex): Security software on website has been upgraded. Everyone needs to be aware and careful of SPAM emails. Viewership on the website is up by 40%. E-trails expansion has been received successfully on site. Need remaining Bio for all Board Members.
CDI Program (Mark): Mark was not present so Robert shared that Mark has stepped down and Robert Yen is the new CDI Chair. Robert Baumgartner attended the joint CDI AMR/RMR Meeting that was held on Feb 25th in Denver. He shared that many of the track costs have gone up and that our tracks are still cheaper. RMR instructor survey results showed that the top motivation factor for instructors was “Enjoyment”.
Membership Socials (Denise): The March social will be at El Padrino’s Mexicano (13425 Voyager Pkwy., Colorado Springs, CO 80921) on Thursday 3/19/20.
Charities (Barb): Barb reported via Denise that Ithaca Land Trust will be charity for March Social.
PCS Liaison: Ted shared that he would like to see more half day short tours. Relationship between club and dealership is “Awesome”. Looking forward to another great year.
Tours (Arnie): Arnie shared that all tours are to start at Porsche of Colorado Springs (PCS) this year. He reported first tour will be “Ring the Peak” on May 9th. He’s excited that numerous members are volunteering with upcoming tours. Planning has started for Fall Mystery Tour.
HPDEs (Robert): Robert shared record turnout at the Tech Session. He is working on ambulance situation for Pueblo Motorsports Park HPDE.

EVENTS
Future Events:
HPDE 101 (Mar 7) – Robert open on MReg and Denise to send Eblast. Everything set up for event at PCS. Currently 25 people are signed up. Plan to show video of previous HPDEs and have 5 panelists to share and answer questions.
Instructor Training Refresher (Apr 4) – Registration has been opened on MReg and currently there are 29 registered.
Porsche and Pancakes II (Apr 11) – Registration will be opened in next few days on MReg. Same location as first Porsche and Pancakes; Uncle Sam’s Pancake House (341 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs)
PPIR HPDE (Apr 18 & 19) – Kasten’s will be running event. Everything is on track.
Treffen (April 30 – May 2nd) 2020 – Alex stated 9 weeks until Treffen. Most of preparation is done and we are in the process of finalizing tours, information desk binder, staging area requirements, volunteer assignments, etc. Three executives from PCA will be in attendance. Treffen will have 60 regions represented. PCS would like to hold separate volunteer party, exact date TBD.
Ring The Peak Tour (May 9th) – Arnie will be leading the tour and everything is on track.
Parker Vehicle Vault Tour (May 17th) – Arnie NSTR

Past Event Wrap Up:
Tech Inspector Training (Feb 15) – Robert shared record turnout at tech session.
New Membership Social (Feb 22) – Event was at PCS. Great event with 120 people attending.

OLD BUSINESS
HANS Devices – Club helmets will be address next year.
Radios – Denise to get RMR radios for Nate and Alex to test out.

NEW BUSINESS
NSTR.

MOTIONS
None.

ACTION ITEMS
Denise Jordan:
• Get radios from Jim (RMR) to test (01/20)
• Get current ad rates for digital advertising and clean up advertisers (01/20)
• Contact PCA to find out what Sim Software they use (02/20)
• Send Ted updated agenda for PCS sponsorship (02/20)
Nate Adams:
• Provide Robert Baumgartner delete access on MReg (02/20) – Closed
• Give Arnie all Leads / Mids / Sweeps from last year tours (02/20)
Dwight Kasten:
• Get budget to purchase 1 med and 1 large HANS device and put posts on all club helmets (01/20)
• Sent Bio for website to Alex (02/20)
Robert Baumgartner:
• Reasses ambulance situation for Pueblo Motorsports Park (02/20)
Jim Sorensen:
• Send pricing for medallions to be used on name badges to Board for approval (02/20)

The next Board meeting will be Tuesday, March 31st at Famous Dave’s Bar-B-Que (8330 Razorback Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80920).

Finish Time 8:10 pm


JANUARY MINUTES – 1.28.2020
Location: Mollica’s
Start Time: 6:29 pm
Attendees: Denise Jordan, Nate Adams, Larry Young, Pam Drummer, Dana Kasten, Dwight Kasten, John Phillips, Alex Ching, Tim Drummer, Robert Baumgartner, Steve Heptig, Barb Treacy, and Arnie Easterly.

PRESIDENT’S REMARKS
Denise welcomed everyone and Happy New Year. Introduced all Board Members and Event Chairs. She is very excited for 2020 as it will be an eventful year. At the year’s first Porsches and Pancakes breakfast we had 50 people. Looking forward to a great year.

COMMITTEE REPORTS
Treasurer’s Report (Dana): Dana presented the Treasurer’s report. Denise made a motion to approve, Nate seconded, and all voted Aye. Income includes MReg income for holiday party. Expenses include PPIR AX and HPDE for tracks.
Sponsorship (Denise): NSTR
Advertising (Denise): All contracts expired at the end of 2019. The 2019 rates are for print and digital advertising. Looking for someone to help chair Advertising.
Membership (Jim): Jim reported via email that there are 10 new members, 475 Primary Members, 278 Affiliates for a total of 753.
Website (Alex): Working to expand e-trails and revamping the website for the PCA National Award. Need Bio’s for all Board Members. Would like to recruit web developer and web content writer. All driving events posted. First half of year Socials and Board Meetings have been posted to our website. Creating event wrap-up form to start gathering stats.
CDI Program (Mark): Mark was not present instead Robert shared that the next joint CDI AMR/RMR Meeting to be held on Feb 25th in Denver. Board agrees that CDI Chair must come to as many board meeting as possible, if unavailable his report must be submitted to the President. Budget for Instructor Refresher Training submitted. Denise made a motion to approve, John seconded, and all voted Aye. Board discussed additional incentives and recognition to attract Instructors, Event Chairs and Event Co-Chairs.
Membership Socials (Denise): The February social will be our New Membership Social at PCS.
Charities (Barb): Barb reported that Marian House will be charity for February Social.
PCS Liaison: NSTR.
Tours (Arnie): Arnie gave thanks to Nate and Karl for passing off their knowledge and helping to get him up to speed on Tours. He also thanked Barb for her advice. He reported first tour will be “Ring the Peak” on May 9th. He’s excited that numerous members are volunteering with upcoming tours.
HPDEs (Robert): Robert did a deep dive over past 7 years participation and Discount Effectiveness in AMR HPDE’s. Robert spoke in depth on his findings and the Board reviewed report. AMR HPDE Event Chair Meeting was held on January 8th and discussed with board. HPDE Event Chairs reviewed the 2020 updates, Costs, Roles and Responsibilities, Issues and Concerns. Robert presented & submitted budgets (PMSP May and September 2020 and La Junta October 2020). Denise made a motion to approve, Larry seconded, and all voted Aye.
Steve shared that we need to get middle and advanced drivers back to the tracks. Would like to have advanced drivers be able to go to advanced drivers classroom where they can discuss ideas. Alex recommended annual Instructor and Distinguished Driver Awards.

EVENTS
Future Events:
Tech Inspector Training (Feb 15) – Robert stated 22 people registered to date. Tech inspection form needs to be updated with new 2020 guidelines
New Membership Social (Feb 22) – Event will be at PCS. PCA new member subsidy will cover food and drink. The club will provide food and drink. Denise shared there are 61 people registered to date.
HPDE 101 (Mar 7) – Robert to open on MReg and Denise to send Eblast. Everything set up for event at PCS.
Instructor Training Refresher (Apr 4) – Registration for event will be opened on MReg in next couple of weeks.
PPIR HPDE (Apr 18 & 19) – Dana and Dwight presented budget. Board reviewed budget. There will be 9 garages this year. Denise made a motion to approve, John seconded, and all voted Aye with the understanding that “Shirts and Other Track Memento’s” will be backed out of budget.
Porsche and Pancakes II (Apr 11) – Alex stated event to remain at same location
Treffen (April 30 – May 2nd) 2020 – Alex stated that Treffen sold out in 13 minutes. Nate to organize meeting for tour leads. Alex will organize a volunteer meeting at a later date.

Past Event Wrap Up:
Porsche and Pancakes I – 50 members came out for the first Porsche and Pancakes at Uncle Sam’s Pancake House.

OLD BUSINESS
Will discuss at next meeting due to time limit at restaurant.

NEW BUSINESS
Will discuss at next meeting due to time limit at restaurant.

MOTIONS
None.

ACTION ITEMS
Denise Jordan:
• Get radios from Jim (RMR) to test (01/20)
• Clean up MReg access (01/20)
• Get current ad rates for digital advertising and clean up advertisers (01/20)
• Confirm committee chairs that are vacant (01/20)
• Send webinar to Robert (01/20)
• Get with Jim to order badges for Board Members and Event Chairs (01/20)
• Add two awards: Instructor and Distinguished Driver to yearly club awards (01/20)
Nate Adams:
• Contact Bob Foltz regarding Safety Chair (01/20)
• Clean up MReg access (01/20)
• Switch Editor Gmail account over to Tours email (01/20)
Dana Kasten:
• Provide the number of wrist bands in inventory to Denise (01/20)
Dwight Kasten:
• Get budget to purchase 1 med and 1 large HANS device and put posts on all club helmets (01/20)
Robert Baumgartner:
• Get details on control and start instructor training (01/20)
Arnie Easterly:
• Provide the number of wrist bands in inventory to Denise (01/20)

The next Board meeting will be 25 February at Texas T-Bone.

Finish Time 8:47 pm


DECEMBER MINUTES – 12.04.2019
Location: Texas T-Bones
Start Time: 6:34 pm
Attendees: Dana Kasten, Dwight Kasten, Karl Klepfer, Denise Jordan, Jim Sorensen, Alex Ching, Nate Adams, Tim Drummer, Pam Drummer, and Arnie Easterly.

Review of Action Items
1. Dwight has resolved the HPDE event dates, still confirming PPIR 2020 AX date, targeting 16 May.
2. Remains Open
3. Closed
4. Open
5. Closed
6. Open

PRESIDENT’S REMARKS
Denise told the Board that much planning for the 2020 year had already been done and that from 2019 it was clear the high value of doing this well in advance. She is excited for the upcoming Christmas party which does have a wait list. Also ready for the joint AMR-RMR meeting.

COMMITTEE REPORTS
Treasurer’s Report (Dana): Dana presented the Treasurer’s report. Denise made a motion to approve, Tim seconded, all voted Aye.
Advertising and Sponsorship (Denise): NSTR
Membership (Jim): Jim reported that there are 3 new members, 462 Primary Members, 275 Affiliates for a total of 737.
Website (Alex): Starting to populate the 2020 calendar on the website.
CDI Program (Mark): No report.
Membership Socials (Denise): Everything is ready for the AMR Christmas Party. The January social will be at Paravicini’s.
PCS: NSTR.
Charities (Barb): Barb was unavailable but Denise stated the Christmas Party charity is “Toys for Tots” Salvation Army and that the Lady’s Luncheon collected donations for One Nation Walking Together.
Tours (Nate): Several radios have been tested, also looking at new batteries for the current radios. Nate provided the group the draft 2020 event schedule.

EVENTS
Future Events:
Treffen 2020 – Alex stated that PCA National has begun advertising Treffen. All volunteers have been selected.
Christmas Party – Everything set, Denise sent an e-blast reminding attendees of the last day to cancel and still receive a refund.
New Membership Social 2020 – The date is now set for Feb 22th and it will be held at the Porsche of Colorado Springs dealership. The club will provide food and drink and it will be available for registration on motorsportreg. The club needs to develop information items for attendees to take home with them. Denise will start advertising the activity.

Past Event Wrap Up:
None.

OLD BUSINESS
None.

NEW BUSINESS
1. For 2020 Slate: There are two club VP positions on the ballot, the exact split in responsibilities is still being worked. Nate Adams will give up Tour Chair role if elected, Arnie Easterly will assume the duties. Succession planning is a topic that will need to continue being worked.
2. Denise is starting to plan a Board Retreat in 2020 for strategic planning.
3. Denise ended the meeting by thanking all Board members who terms are expiring.

ACTION ITEMS:
Nate to send new radio budget for email vote.

Date and Time of Next Meetings: Tuesday Jan 28th at Mollicas.

Finish Time 8:10 pm


OCTOBER MINUTES – 11.05.2019 (rescheduled)
Location: Easterly’s
Start Time: 7:04 pm
Attendees: Dana Kasten, Dwight Kasten, Denise Jordan, Robert Baumgartner, Jim Sorensen, Alex Ching, Nate Adams, Steve Heptig, Tim Drummer, Pam Drummer, Arnie Easterly, and Susan Easterly.

Review of Action Items
1. PPIR 2020 AX date to remain open as there is new management at PPIR. Dwight is trying to coordinate with the new team.
2. Remains Open
3. Closed
4. Open
5. Open
6. Open

PRESIDENT’S REMARKS
Denise thanked the Easterly’s for volunteering to host the Board meeting. She remarked that the year is almost done, with one the Lady’s Luncheon and AMR Christmas Party remaining. We have had good attendance at all 2019 events and she thanked all the volunteers that have made the club successful.

COMMITTEE REPORTS
Treasurer’s Report (Dana): Dana presented the Treasurer’s report. Denise made a motion to approve, Jim seconded, all voted Aye.
Advertising and Sponsorship (Denise): NSTR
Membership (Jim): Jim reported that there are 9 new members, 461 Primary Members, 241 Affiliates for a total of 732.
Website (Alex): Everything is up to date but Alex noted that the Board still needs to approve minutes from the last two Board meetings. Denise moved to approve, Dana seconded, all voted Aye.
CDI Program (Mark): Robert provided an update to the Board base on inputs from Mark Stolberg. The CDI Committee had an internal meeting to discuss the CDI program and they plan to follow up with RMR. They are working through a review of the instructor list to identify active and qualified instructors. Also, they plan to hold attendance to 10 people per mile of track for novice driver groups. For the HPDE program in 2020, they would like to move La Junta to the end of the year and hold Pueblo after PPIR and in the middle (Events 2 and 3). They are planning to conduct 4 HPDE events next year. Also, the proposed instructor discount is $100 per day. Robert expects to provide dates within 2 weeks for the proposed events.
Membership Socials (Denise): Denise related that there are 13 people signed up for the Lady’s Luncheon at Paravicini’s and and the charity will be baby items for One nation Walking Together.
Charities (Barb): Barb was unavailable but Denise stated the Christmas Party charity is Toys for Salvation Army and they have confirmation all donated toys will be distributed locally.
PCS: NSTR.
Tours (Nate): Nates presented the wrap-up for the Fall Tour budget. 29 cars registered, 27 particpated, resulting in a small positive balance for the event.
For Treffen, there was discussion on the radio situation. Nate has been trying different radios on various tours and believes he has identified a good solution. For all the Treffen tours, the club will need a minimum of 21 radios. Longer term, the Club also needs to start replacing the HPDE radios.

EVENTS
Future Events:
Treffen 2020 – The opening of registration is now planned for 22 January and is expected to sell out in minutes. All volunteer positions are covered and Alex will send out the final volunteer list. All contracts are being finalized.
Christmas Party – 75 people are registered and there are 9 people on the waiting list.
New Membership Social 2020 – The date is now set for Feb 22th and it will be help at the Porsche of Colorado Springs dealership. Still need to finalize the mailing list for the invitations and need to include all committee chairs in the event.

Past Event Wrap Up:
AMR Pueblo HPDE #2 – Robert gave the event wrap-up. In spite of a difficult start, it ended up being a good event. The EMTs didn’t show up until 2 hours late delaying the event start and as a result the track provided a rebate. There were 37 drivers and 16 instructors.
La Junta HPDE – Dana confirmed that she had done the final budget review with Jacki, there were no issues at the event.

OLD BUSINESS
NSTR

NEW BUSINESS
1. For 2020 HPDE Pricing the club is still getting more information.
2. For the Awards, Denise is getting trophies back from last year’s recipients and she is organizing them to provide their selection for this year’s winners.
3. Elections – Denise sent an email blast requesting volunteers for open Board positions and 7 people responded. Denise related that she has a proposed slate for the elections.
4. 2019 Joint Board Meeting: The date will be 15 Dec and Denise is coordinating with RMR for the time and location. The plan is discuss the schedule and key club issues.
5. 2020 Event Brochure: Alex has developed a 2020 event brochure and will have it available for the new member social.
6. 2020 AMR 45th Anniversary: The Board is working to determine a venue with discussion on having it a local park. The club could provide meat and the membership do a potluck style for side dishes. Denise will put together a committee to plan it.

MOTIONS
None.

ACTION ITEMS:
Dwight to get replacement costs on the batteries in the current HPDE radios.

The last meeting of 2019 will be on Wednesday December 4rd at Texas T-Bone.

Finish Time 8:41 pm


SEPTEMBER MINUTES – 9.24.2019
Location: Texas T-Bone
Start Time: 6:28 pm
Attendees: Barb Treacy, Dana Kasten, Dwight Kasten, Denise Jordan, Karl Klepfer, Robert Baumgartner, Jim Sorensen, Nate Adams and Jack Ferguson.

Review of Action Items
1. PPIR 2020 AX date to remain open pending PPIR reviewing events they are sponsoring.
2. Remains Open
3. Closed
4. Open – Chairs have been identified for all potential HPDEs
5. Closed
6. Open
7. Closed – Robert provided handout with information on other PCA regions and other clubs on charges and instructor credit policies. Robert will take this to joint AMR / RMR Instructor meeting for potential proposal for the board for 2020 HPDEs.
8. Open
9. Closed

PRESIDENT’S REMARKS
Club has had our last tour and the last HPDE is coming up. Planning for Christmas, 2020 events and Treffen will keep everyone busy through the end of the year. We have had good volunteer participation overall for this year.

COMMITTEE REPORTS
Treasurer’s Report (Dana): Accounts are positive year to date although there are outstanding expenses for the Fall Tour and the LaJunta HPDE. Income included LaJunta registrations ($5,470, Day Tours $390, Fall Tour $12,620 and Interest $12). Expenses included Admin ($162), Pueblo HPDE $7,800, LaJunta HPDE $3,810 and MReg Tour Fees at $677. Treasurer’s Report was passed (Motion to Approve from Jim, Second by Karl and Aye votes by Denise and Dana)
Advertising and Sponsorship (Denise): An online advertising program for 2020 will need to be established.
Membership (Jim): 460 Primary Members, 273 Affiliates for a total of 733. 1 New Member which is lower than most months.
Website (Alex): NSTR
CDI Program (Mark): (via e-mail)
1. CDI Committee will be meeting next Wednesday evening to finalize the Pueblo event.
2. We met with RMR CDI Committee to get their support on setting up DriverEvals.com – they committed to help us
3. We are coordinating with the RMR CDI Committee to have a joint CDI Committee meeting/workshop during the off season.
4. We have already begun the content planning for the April 4, 2020 Instructor HPDE.
5. We have one candidate we will be inviting to become an instructor and another in consideration.
6. Post season the AMR CDI Committee will be meeting to review all current instructors and will notify them of their status for next year, along with next steps in their development. (We anticipate losing a few instructors in this process.)
7. The CDI Committee is going to present a recommendation to the board and to the HPDE chair to improve our incentive program for 2020. We need to attract more instructors and there are ever increasing opportunities for people of the caliber we want to drive and instruct elsewhere. It is a much more competitive market for attendees and instructors.
8. We thank the board for doing four HPDEs this year and hope to see the same number next year. A fifth would be nice but, there is some concern about staffing them.
Membership Socials (Denise): October 16th social will be at the Edelweiss. November will be a Ladies Luncheon or Tea.
Charities (Barb): October charity will be One Nation Walking Together. Barb will provide Denise with information to include with email invite.
PCS: NSTR.
Tours (Nate): 2019 Tours are complete and working on 2020 Tour schedule.

EVENTS
Future Events:
Pueblo HPDE #2 – Currently have 48 people including 15 novices and 12 instructors (one short of what is needed). Based on current numbers the event would break even.
Treffen 2020 – Nate is working on getting Tour volunteers together for a planning meeting.
Christmas Party – Plans are for the El Paso Club again this year and will be done via MReg. Denise and Gretchen are finalizing details. Social no show income will be available to Nate and Lore for give aways at event.
New Membership Social 2020 – Proposed date of Feb 26th. Dwight will continue to coordinate. There should be a subsidy that we can apply for this event also. Event will be promoted by AMR and PCS.

Past Event Wrap Up:
Bishops Castle Tour – Aug 10, 17 cars and 35 people
Rampart Range Off-Road Tour – Aug 24, 19 cars and 32 people registered, 28 people joined us for lunch at Beasts and Brews

OLD BUSINESS
AMR LaJunta HPDE – Event had 25 people on Sat and 21 people on Sun and should break event.
AMR Cripple Creek Tour – Nate provided update that there were 17 cars and 37 people.
AMR Fall Mystery Tour – Nate provided update that there were 27 cars and 53 people. We had two cars from RMR and one car that joined us from Telluride. There were no conflicts with the Classic Car tour that left later in the morning. Partial refunds were issued to some late cancellations as the hotel waived those room charges.
Porsche and Pancakes – Via email from Alex: 14 people showed up for breakfast, about half were new members. Suggestions for social venues and tours were collected.
Treffen – Via email from Alex: Vermont went well. Many attendees were first-timers, this meant lots of people who wanted to be there didn’t get in. We can count on people to pounce on registration when it opens.

NEW BUSINESS
1. Noted that next month we should begin discussing 2020 HPDE Pricing and Instructor Discounts.
2. Awards committee (made up from last year’s winners) will need to determine 2019 winners.
3. Elections – Determination of responsibilities of VP1 and VP2 need to be clarified and Nominating committee created for 2020 Ballots.

ACTION ITEMS:
Denise will follow-up with Alex on potential mailing to AMR members asking them to ensure their information including email is updated with PCA, encourage joining Facebook page and AMR website information.

The next Board meeting will be Tuesday Oct 29th hosted at the Easterly’s home. The last meeting of 2019 will be on Tuesday December 3rd at Texas T-Bone.

Finish Time 8:32 pm


AUGUST MINUTES – 8.27.2019
Location: Mollica’s
Start Time: 6:15 pm
Attendees: Alex Ching, Denise Jordan, Karl Klepfer, Dana Kasten, Dwight Kasten, Jim Sorensen, Robert Baumgartner, Mark Stolberg, Joel Godfredson, Barb Treacy, Tim Drummer, and Pam Drummer

Review of Action Items
1. Dwight will confirm any available 2020 AX dates at PPIR. Dwight will contact PPIR and lock in a May date if available. – OPEN
2. Denise to set up MReg to allow Nate to send email blasts for tour registrants. Transferred to Mark Stolberg. – OPEN
3. Denise will confirm to Dana reissuing a final payment for the first Pueblo HPDE. – CLOSED
4. Denise to work with HPDE Chairs on securing 2020 dates. – OPEN
5. Dense to set up meeting with Mark and Alex concerning CDI topics. – OPEN

PRESIDENT’S REMARKS
Denise noted that year has gone by very quickly and there are only a few events left for the club. It has been a very successful year. Denise acknowledged the volunteer commitment and strong support. Treffen prep is ahead of schedule.

COMMITTEE REPORTS
Treasurer’s Report (Dana): Dane presented the Treasurer’s report. Tim moved to accept the report, Jim seconded, and all voted AYE.
Advertising and Sponsorship (Denise): NSTR
Membership (Jim): Jim reported that there had been 5 new members including 2 new affiliates, with 1 member lost. There are now 464 primary members, 269 affiliate members, for 733 total members.
Website (Alex): Alex announced that Barb Treacy is now the backup webmaster but still looking for a web developer.
CDI Program (Mark):
Mark had numerous topics for the Board to discuss, inluding
• Instructor training and refresher event in April 2020 at Pueblo Motorsports Park
• New PCA rules that will affect required HPDE equipment
• Proposed Instructor incentive program
• HPDE Program Chair (similar to the recent added Tour Chair)
Motion: Robert Baumgartner to be the new HPDE Chair, Denise Moved, Karl seconded, and all voted AYE
Membership Socials (Denise): Denise reported that the venue for September is still in work, October is confirmed for the Edelweiss, and planning for is in work for the November Ladies Luncheon.
Charities (Barb): Barb remarked that the club had given very good support to the Hanger run by Casa of the Pikes Peak Region.
PCS: NSTR.
Tours (Nate): Nate provided his update via email (see below)

EVENTS
Future Events:
Cripple Creek Tour – Sep 15, 17 cars and 37 people registered, lunch at the Gooseberry Patch Restaurant
Fall Mystery Tour – Sep 21, All 30 rooms are filled and we have 1 couple on a waitlist, room deposit was charged Aug 7th. The dry run was completed and details for lunch, dinner and the hotel were finalized during the dry run. We have 30 cars and 58 people (2 single) registered, 1 couple joining from Telluride at lunch, and 4 cars from RMR
La Junta HPDE (Jackie) – Jackie was unavailable but Robert reported that so far there is light attendance at 22 drivers.
Pueblo HPDE – Robert indicated it is open on Motorsportreg and he is seeing a steady build-up of registrants. There will be another e-blast.
AMR Christmas Party (Denise) – It will be 12 December at the El Paso Club, the pricing will be finalized next week and Denise will be sending a “save the date” email blast.
New Membership Social – Denise has discussed this with Porsche of Colorado Springs and it is planned for September. There has been discussion of PofCS sending an email invite to those people that have recently purchased a vehicle from the local dealership.
PCA Treffen Tours (Alex) – Alex is headed to the Treffen in Woodstock next week. Alex indicated he has identified all needed volunteers for the Colorado Springs Treffen.

Past Event Wrap Up:
Bishops Castle Tour – Aug 10, 17 cars and 35 people
Rampart Range Off-Road Tour – Aug 24, 19 cars and 32 people registered, 28 people joined us for lunch at Beasts and Brews

OLD BUSINESS
The club radios are currently with Mark, Robert will take possession and have them charged. They worked well during the Bishop’s Castle Tour.
The By-Laws will be put on the AMR Website and Alex will send an e-blast for members to vote. Once approved, the slate committee will engage to develop the 2020 Board of Directors slate.

NEW BUSINESS
NSTR

The next Board meeting will be 24 September at Texas T-Bone. There will not be a November Board Meeting and the December Board Meeting will be moved to 3 December 2019.

Finish Time 8:00 pm