Friends of Green Castle

December 23rd, 2013

The club would like to hear from anyone who has ever done anything out at the airport.  The following is a link to a quick survey.  Please help us by filling it out and passing it along to others who have been or are at Green Castle.

If you have any questions or issues please email Ryan Story at r s t o r y 1 @ g m a i l . c o m (Remove the spaces. This is for spam control.)

Take the survey.

The direct web address to the survey is http://goo.gl/g6T9hE

Please share it with others.

Thanks,

Green Castle Aero Club Board of Directors

MINUTES of the March 18, 2015 Board of Directors Meeting

March 26th, 2015

The meeting was called to order by President Tim Scheer at 6:30 PM.

OTHER BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: CFII Ryan Story, Rick Treiber, Calvin Colony, Randy Stannard, and Karo Stigler

MEMBERS PRESENT: Don Nelson, Mark Elbert, Joe DeMaria, Mike Mango, Jim Beeghly, Chris Lenz, Dean Teslik, CFII Terry Koehn, Merlin Weissheier, and Dave White

GUESTS PRESENT: Eric and Alexander Smyth (ground school students), Alex Patch, and Idan Nadler

The Minutes of the March 11, 2015 Board of Directors meeting were read by Karo. Rick moved with second by Ryan that the minutes be approved as read. Vote taken; Motion carried.

OLD and NEW BUSINESS:

1. Treasurer’s Report: Randy gave a report on our financial status.

2. Airplanes: Terry gave a report on the general status of the airplanes.

3. Multi-tier Membership was discussed.

4. Ground School: Ryan said it’s going well.

5. The big hangar door cable broke but was temporarily repaired by Terry, Jim, and Tim. Tim will get cables and it will be permanently fixed this weekend.

6. May 2, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. was selected as a spring work day; Terry will drum up a list of things that need to be done.

7. Scholarship Students: Commencing March 30, Riley will be on spring break and will be flying every week day for three weeks; should wrap it up in May. Trey flies about once a week but will be flying more when the weather gets better.

Rick moved with second by Randy that we adjourn. Vote taken; Motion carried. Adjourned at 7:15 PM.

 

MINUTES of the March 11, 2015 Board of Directors Meeting

March 18th, 2015

The meeting was called to order by President Tim Scheer at 6:30 PM.

OTHER BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Bob Dunn, CFII Ryan Story, Rick Treiber, Calvin Colony, and Karo Stigler

MEMBERS PRESENT: Don Nelson, Mike Mango, Jim Beeghly, Trey Castillo (& Ashley), Al Schmidt, Brett Lenz, Chris Lenz (& Paige), Dean Teslik, CFII Terry Koehn, Merlin Weissheier, Scott Pearson, Dave White, Patrick McCormick, and Mark Eads

GUEST PRESENT: Idan Nadler (disc jockey, entrepreneur)

The Minutes of the March 4, 2015 Board of Directors meeting was read by Karo. Rick moved with second by Ryan that the minutes be approved as read. Vote taken; Motion carried.

OLD and NEW BUSINESS:

  1. Treasurer’s Report: Ryan kind of gave a report on our financial status.
  2. Airplanes: The general status of the airplanes was discussed.
  3. Multi-tier Membership: Rick moved with second by Ryan that we try Tim’s idea [discussed and tabled at last week’s Board meeting] for one year. WITHDRAWN. Ryan moved with second by Rick that Ryan send out a survey to members regarding what type of multi-tier membership is preferred. Vote taken; Motion Carried.
  4. Ryan moved with second by Rick that we clean up 19Q and the 180 and put them up for sale. Vote taken; Motion carried.
  5. Tim read a list [attached to original of minutes] from Mike Mango of possible summer fund raising events.
  6. Terry said he’d like the Board to rescind his authorization to buy a mower as he feels there are more important things we could spend our money on at the moment. Karo moved with second by Rick that the authorized afforded to Terry to buy a mower be rescinded. Vote taken; Motion carried. Terry also said we need more rock on our parking lot. Tim, Jim, and Karo volunteered to finance more rock. Terry also said our computers are shot. Discussion was held re sending our computers to be “cleaned” and other solutions.
  7. New Members: Student pilots Tim Crew from West Branch and Dennis Bergan from Elkader. WELCOME!
  8. Ground School: Ryan said we have five or six people in the class and that everyone’s a flying student except a couple.
  9. Big hangar door: One side is sagging; some cables are frayed; replacement discussed.

Ryan moved with second by Bob that we adjourn. Vote taken; Motion Carried

TENTATIVE EVENT SCHEDULE — SUMMER 2015

1. April 18 – Saturday 10:00 AM – Noon

Tail Wheel Essentials/Safe Hand-Propping

2. May 17 – Sunday — 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Drive in/Fly in Brunch

3. June 7 – Sunday — Noon – 4:00 PM

Flour Drop

4. September 20 – Sunday (September 21 rain date) — 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

3rd Annual Family Air Adventure

5. October 17 – Saturday (October 24 rate date) — 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Annual Stockholders’ Meeting and Annual Pumpkin Splat!

MINUTES of the March 4, 2015 Board of Directors Meeting

March 12th, 2015

The meeting was called to order by President Tim Scheer at 6:31 PM.

OTHER BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Bob Dunn, CFII Ryan Story, Rick Treiber, Randy Stannard, Calvin Colony, and Karo Stigler

MEMBERS PRESENT: Don Nelson, Mike Mango, Jim Beeghly, Trey Castillo, Al Schmidt, Dick Minette, Brett Lenz, Chris Lenz, and Mark Eads

GUEST PRESENT: Idan Nadler (disc jockey, entrepreneur)

The Minutes of the February 18, 2015 Board of Directors meeting was read by Karo. Bob moved with second by Ryan that the minutes be approved as read. Vote taken; Motion carried.

OLD and NEW BUSINESS:

1. Treasurer’s Report: Randy gave a report on our financial status.

2. Airplanes: The general status of the airplanes was discussed.

3. Discussion was held re securing a 3-bladed prop for the Arrow. Don said he’ll give up the two rent payments we owe him if we decide to get one (if the price makes sense for the 3-bladed prop). Immediately, Rick moved with second by Randy, Bob, and Karo. Vote taken; Motion carried.

4. Multi-tier Membership: Discussion was held re Tim’s thinking that the rates should stay the same for everyone except “active” members/pilots. Those active pilots or pilots who use our facilities (runway, etc.) would pay an extra $10 per month dues. Rick moved with second by Ryan that the issue be tabled until next week. Vote taken; Motion carried.

5. So Mike Mango can have the night off, Ryan volunteered to cook March 18.

6. Mike spent $180 on groceries and supplies. Donations will be accepted and appreciated to help defray kitchen costs. Mike makes sure to provide good eats to those who come out to work (snow removal, mowing, work on hangars, general maintenance), attend ground school and meetings, etc.).

7. Mike talked about possible events for this summer. Rick mentioned he has a great idea to maybe have just one huge event instead of, or in addition to, several smaller ones.

Rick moved with second by Randy that we adjourn. Vote taken; Motion carried. Adjourned at 7:05 PM.

 

Support the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2

March 7th, 2015

MINUTES of the February 18, 2015 Board of Directors Meeting

March 5th, 2015

The meeting was called to order by President Tim Scheer at 6:30 PM.

OTHER BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Randy Stannard, Bob Dunn and CFII Ryan Story.

MEMBERS PRESENT: Don Nelson, Mike Mango, CFII Terry Koehn, Chris Lenz, Brett Lenz, Trey Castillo, Jim Beeghly, and Em Norden.

The Minutes of the February 11, 2014 Board of Directors meeting were read by Tim. Bob moved with second by Randy that the minutes be approved as read. Vote taken; Motion carried.

OLD BUSINESS:

  1. Treasurer’s Report: Randy gave a report on our financial status.
  2. Airplanes: They haven’t been flying, so no changes. Too cold!!
  3. No new members.
  4. Lawn mower shopping is still on hold.
  5. A reminder. Ground School starts 3/3, with about five signed up already.

NEW BUSINESS:

  1. We have been contacted by another student regarding lessons.
  2. Mike would like to have some breakfast activities this year again. He would like us to attend some of the evening fly-ins, such as Independence and Vinton. It would get our name out.
  3. There was a general discussion of the pros and cons of a multi tiered membership program.

Bob moved with second by Randy to adjourn the meeting. Meeting adjourned at 6:59 PM.