Saline Rowing Board Minutes, October 2016

Saline District Library
Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 7pm


President: Chris Frick
Vice President/Website: Mike Ward
Secretary: Tammy Christen
Treasurer: Julie Campbell
Equipment Manager: Cheryl Brill
Fundraising Coordinator: Mary Hays
Alumni Chair: Stacy Wellings
Coach: Matt LeBlanc
Captain: Emma Frick
Captain: Alex Wagner
Captain: Jacob Ball
Captain: Andrew Dame
Captain: Ted Nowicki

Committee Planning:

Cooking: Bill Christen (on behalf of Jean Ward) asked that if the board would like to order extra food at a regatta to please consult a food committee member prior to ordering.

The food committee approved the request for chocolate milk and Gatorade.

Captain Report:

  • The captains are planning a haunted corn maze and sleepover on October 15.
  • The new uniforms will arrive October 18.

Coaches Report:

  • There may be a morning practice on October 15.
  • The next regatta is October 8 at The Grand River Park MSU boat house.
  • The athletic department roster was updated on October 6.

Treasurer Report:

The reviewed financial report covered September, 2016.

MOVED: TC, SECONDED: CB to approve financial statements as submitted.


  • The board approved the purchase of 4 boats.

Fundraising/Special Events:

  • Mary is going to follow up with Oscar’s to obtain the amount raised by the Fall Fundraiser.
  • Mary mentioned the MyWay accounts through Busch’s.

Alumni Report:

  • There was a good turnout for the alumni row and the event went smoothly. We hope to do the alumni row yearly. We received a donation for the team at the alumni row.

General Agenda Items:

  • Coaching transition: Coach Matt will be with us through the Head of the Charles regatta.
  • Cheryl and Chris will head up the boat inventory.
  • An ad has been posted for the coach’s position.