Saline Rowing Board Meeting, February 2017

Saline District Library
Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 7pm


President: Bill Christen
Vice President: Greg Schreiber
Secretary: Tammy Christen
Treasurer: Brent Dingman
Equipment Manager: Cheryl Brill
Fundraising Coordinator: Mary Hays
Member-at-Large: Jennifer Nowicki
Alumni Chair: Chris Frick
Coach: Fraser Christie
Captain: Ted Nowicki
Captain: Andrew Dame

Committee Planning:

Cooking: Meals were discussed. The team is interested in having smoothies and breakfast burritos on hand at the regattas.

Clothing: Jackie Mills is our new clothing coordinator. Jackie recommended and the board agreed to Underground Printing for our new webstore.

Captain Report:

  • The captains are planning an ice skating party in February.

Coaches Report:

  • Winter conditioning is going well.

    Starting March 13 through the spring season, there will be morning practices Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30am – 6:45am at Liberty. The team will provide breakfast. There will be a carpool from Liberty to the high school. Afternoon practices, Monday through Thursday will be at the boathouse. Friday afternoon practices will be at Liberty.

    We will use the sign-up genius to help parents sign up to hand out breakfast at the morning practices.

  • There will be in an indoor regatta at Skyline on February 25
  • Spring Regatta Schedule:

    April 22 – Skyline at Concordia College in Ann Arbor
    April 29 – HEBDA Cup in Wyandotte
    May 6 – Wy-Hi in Wyandotte
    May 12/13/14 – Midwest in Nashport, Ohio
    May 20 – States in Grand Rapids May 27 – SRAA Camden, New Jersey – based upon qualifying


  • The board discussed the code of conduct.

Treasurer Report:

The reviewed financial report covered January 2017.

MOVED: CB, SECONDED: MH to approve financial statements as amended.


  • Cheryl will be ordering cox boxes.

General Agenda Items:

  • Spring Break: The next meeting will be March 14 at 7pm at Cheryl Brill’s house.
  • We are moving forward with the truck purchase. We discussed getting our name and logo on the truck, and possibly sponsorships on the vehicle.
  • Returning Rower Meeting: The returning rower/new rower meeting will be February 23rd at Liberty School at 7pm. Chris will bring a projector.