Attending: Dale Greene, Dave Gillespie, Barb Gillespie, Dan Harder, Gary James, Terry Naccarato, Jim Clamp, Frank Getsfrid, Stephanie Hupp, Christine Sandahl, Nancy Spence, John Spence, Kevin Elmore and Rob Behrens.
Correspondence: Avista has a new method to secure Mack money for Derbies. Thank you from the Food Bank. Bonner County 5th graders donation for Water Fest.
Minutes from 1-11-23 Members Meeting handed out.
Mack of the Month: January won by Dale Greene 6.60 lbs. 26 inches. February led by Steve Goebel 20.0 lbs. 39 inches.
Open discussion on winter fishing led by Dave Gillespie and Dale Greene.
Still looking for the Spring Derby Chairperson.
Keokee found their problem with the Membership database.
Pin design is done and at the Supplier.
Ideas for Members Meeting Seminars: Mark’s Marine sonar guru Aaron was suggested.
Deadline for Spring Newsletter articles is March 1st. Email to [email protected]
Email Survey Response: 219 sent out, 119 opened. In-house Awards-13 yes 22 no. In-house Auction- 11 yes 25 no. 13 willing to help if needed.
Important Dates: Spring Derby April 29 to May 7. Members only Derby September 23 and 24. Fall Thanksgiving Derby November 18-22 and 24-26.
140 crewmembers of SSN779 USS Idaho to maybe take fishing later this year.
Planning a time for support of a Bayview or Garfield bottom cleanup dive.
Nominations for Board of Directors and Officers:
For President: none
For Vice-president: Dale Greene nominated Dave Gillespie.
For Treasurer: Christine Sandahl nominated Nancy Spence.
For Secretary: Dave Gillespie nominated Dale Greene.
For Board: Barb Gillespie nominated Christine Sandahl.
For Board: Nancy Spence nominated Carter Sandahl.
For Board: Barb Gillespie nominated John Spence.
For Board: John Spence nominated Barb Gillespie.
Donations to the Food Bank.
Door Prize: Won by Christine Sandahl $30 gift certificate to North 40.
50/50 won by Mark Townsend $19. $19 to Scholarship Fund.
Next Board Meeting February 22 at 6:00PM at WLDC.
Next Members Meeting March 8 at 6:00PM at WLDC.