Feb 2022 Minutes

Meeting on Feb 9, 2022

President:  Martin Carmichael

Vice President: John Roth

Treasurer:  Kevin Feltz

Secretary:  BJ Seidel (BJ absent – David Seidel substituting)

Other Members present: Mike Morgan; ‘Mag’ Matlock; Rita Worden; Shannon Zaloz,, Kohl Mitchell, Briony Downes-Ward; Angie Wooden; Jarrett Whistance; Emma

Meeting called to order @ 7:04 pm by President.

Committee Reports:

  • Secretary’s report:  Prior minutes motion for approval passed. Passed Unanimously
  • Treasurer’s report:  $2470.07
  • MSS director’s report:  Next MSS meeting is March 6th
  • Foresight Editor’s Report: Need Trip Reports – Motion by Shannon and approved to compile Foresights quarterly instead of annually
  • Quartermaster’s report:  Everything is accounted for. Rita will supply president with an inventory

Old Business:

  • Inventory of Grotto equipment to be completed
  • Scan more documents for Grotto Library and Members

New Business:

  • Martin can provide a few more Cave Heat Tent Packaging upon request
  • Elbow Cave Clean Up and Re-wire fencing – Volunteers contact Martin
  • Google Website for Chouteau Members Only – Cloud storage of Choteau Important Documents
  • Digital Survey Tool purchase request by John Roth and Cole Mitchell – BRIC4 – $900 –  Discussion: Kevin suggested the Grotto may buy it and rent it out to members who are caving mapping to over cost over reasonable period. – No Motion – More consideration needed on responsibilities, repair, replacement and storage.

Trip Reports:

  • None Presented

Upcoming Caving Events:

  • Feb 26 – Stark Cave – Surveying with Bill Gee
  • Feb 27– Geronimo Cave
  • Mar 19-20th – Carroll Cave Trip with Bill Gee

Adjournment:  8:07 Pm