Chouteau Grotto Minutes

October 5, 2022

President: Martin Carmichael Vice President: John Rohn

Treasurer: Kevin Feltz Secretary: BJ Seidel

Members present: Jim Huckins, Shannon Zaloz (zoom), Bryn Downes-Ward, Jarrett Whistance, Emma Buckingham. Visitors: Diana Dawson, Brant Sims, Dennis Pichinevsky, Conner RuhlJustin Prazak, Eloria Fedynich

Meeting called to order: 6:33 pm

Secretary’s Report: Prior minutes motion for approval passed.

Treasurer’s Report: $2530.07

MSS Director’s Report: Fall meeting was at Rockbridge

Quartermaster’s Report: none

Foresight Editor’s Report: none

Old Business: Cave protractor’s on backorder

New Business: There will be training for trip leaders on Saturday for Devil’s Icebox. Rockbridge Park is also looking for new Cave Institute members. Contact Roxie Campbell.

Trip Reports: none presented

Upcoming Caving events:

Oct 8 Beginner trip to Rutherford and possibly Elbow Cave

Oct 6-9 TAG event Chattanooga, TN

Oct 15 Carroll Cave -CRF

Oct 22 Chouteau Grotto Fall Campout/ workday

Oct 29 Carroll Cave datalogger trip, 8 hours, wetsuit required

December 29 Carroll Cave bat census

Adjournment: 8pm