TBF of Michigan November 6, 2011 meeting minutes

| November 2, 2012

These are the official, approved TBF of Michigan minutes from the general membership meeting of November 6, 2011 attended by representatives from 8 different clubs.

State Championship РAdult Рreported by Jack Cahn
The 2012 TBF of Michigan adult state championship will be Sunday, July 15 on Lake St. Clair out of Harley Ensign ramp. All waters open. More details to come. The state team from this event will fish the September 2013 TBF northern divisional championship somewhere in Ohio (not Sandusky Bay).

The 2011 state team that qualified this past summer will fish next September somewhere in Wisconsin. In case you’re interested, the 2013 state championship state team will fish their 2014 northern divisional on Lake St. Clair.

Jr State Championship Рby Brian Belevender
The 2012 TBF of Michigan Jr state championship will be Saturday, June 9 on Pontiac Lake. Entry fee remains $20 per TBF Jr member 11 – 18 years old.

  • We will need 35 boater volunteers
  • We will need product donations for about 60 kids and boater volunteer prizes maybe
  • We will need food donations – several hundred kids, family and volunteers

Membership
2011 membership reported by member committee chair Dennis Beltz:
20 clubs (adult and youth)
157 adult members
56 youth members

2012 membership as of 11/6/2011:
13 adults, 10 youth – please get your club dues in ASAP! Every year, when clubs do not get their members in before 12/31/2011, TBF Inc loses over $18 per late member in kickbacks from FLW Outdoors. 5,000 late members means over $90,000 in funding we throw away.

Volunteers
Besides boater volunteers for the 2012 Jr state championship, TBF of Michigan will need helpers at the:

  • January Ultimate Fishing Show – Detroit booth and March Ultimate Sport Show – Grand Rapids booth;
  • Possible Bass Pro Shops gift wrapping tba;
  • Ultimate Fishing Show – Detroit Reel Kids 2011 state championship;
  • Reel Kids events during the Bass Pro Shops 2012 spring classic the last weekend of February, and 1st two weekends in March.

Board Elections
3 regular open spots and 1 open spot due to Jeff Cox moving up to TBF northern regional director were filled. Jack Cahn and Dave Reault were re-elected. Mark Modrak was nominated and elected for the 3rd regular spot. Mike Smith was nominated for the open spot and elected by the members present per bylaws.

Officer Elections

  • Dave Reault – President
  • Mark Modrak – Vice President
  • Matt Belletini – Treasurer
  • Mike Smith – Secretary

New Website
TBF of Michigan will roll out a new, updated website over the next few weeks maintained byAnglerHosting.com.

Other plans were discussed but will be finalized and decided by the new board at a later board meeting.

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