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Northwest Hillclimb Association
2016 Annual General Meeting Minutes November 12, 2016
Big Bear Restaurant
Dave Bard, Marcy Myers, Wilke Myers, Rob Reidel, Deb Reidel, Charles Cope, Dave Kipperman, Brenda Brock, Jared Haaland, Bob Sherman, Marie Sherman, Harry Cadell, Steven Barnes, Andrew Van Bortel
PRESIDENT OPENING REMARKS 11:22am
MINUTES FROM 2015
TREASURERS REPORT: Motion Wilke, 2nd Marie to accept treasurer’s report as presented. Motion passed. There were 194 members in 2016.
NECK RESTRAINTS: Motion via Bob S to require neck restraints. Harry 2
“The use of a head and neck restraint system that has been certified in accordance with SFI 338.1, FIA 8858-2002 or 8858-2010 is required: an SFI 38.1 or FIA 8858-2002 or 8858-2010 label must be properly affixed to the device.”
MUST BE NHA MEMBER TO COMPETE AT NHA SANCTIONED EVENT:
Encourage preregistration prior to hillclimb season, to keep registration fluid.
Amendment via Wilke requiring racing slick classes to wear Hans type device and
remaining classes to use foam type doughnut neck protection to take effect January 1, 2018.
Drivers will not be allowed to register for hill event until a NHA member. At hills, NHA
registration is available only during Friday registration, unless arranged prior.
Recommend mentality check at meetings. Emphasize fun rather than competition.
More focus on safety at novice meeting.
After long shut down (scheduled/unscheduled), keep drivers in line informed of
estimated time frame. If significant length of time, encourage drivers to get out of cars.
No rushing, designate a lunchbreak (specific to each hill).
Air horn alert warning transports leaving for worker station.
Wilke suggested hill climb classes to coincide with SCCA Solo 2 classes and GCR Club road racing rules. Keep NHA specific classes. Wilke organizing car classification
additions. Classing changes TBA after completion.
Promote self-classing, transfer burden from hill tech to driver.
If you mis-class your car, no record, no points.
Add tire spec entry to tech forms.
Motion Marie to accept, 2nd Rob.
One driver, one car, one class for weekend. No changing classes. Accepted and
Recommend reader boards or sticky note time slips at completion of each run group to inform competitor of their run time.
NHA 2017 SCHEDULE:
HILL. DATE CHAIRPERSONS
Cascade Lakes June 10/11 Andrew VanBortel & Bruce Hoddeson
Freezeout June 24/25 Shea & Crystal Henrie
Larison July 1/2 Bonnie Mueller
Hoopa. July 15/16 Tina Johnson
Bible Creek Aug 5/6 Charles Cope
Bogus Sept 2/3 Mike Salle & Carl Somerton
Maryhill Sept 16/17 Charles Cope
NEW EXECUTIVE FOR 2017:
President: Charles Cope
Vice President: Rob Riedel
Secretary/treasurer: Brenda Brock Kipperman
Web site admin: Cary McCallister
Regalia admin: Deb Riedel
Ernie Bogie Award: Dick Calhoun
President's Award: Marie Sherman
All 1st Place
Dave Bard OSPU
Brenda Brock SPOL
William Cosby SSP
Cari Hinesly CSP
Dave Kipperman SPO
Carl Marcum OSPO
Jennifer Ocker SML
Bob Sherman F Prod
Marie Sherman F Prod L
Steve Van Wettering STX
Climbed 'em All
ADJOURN MEETING: 3:04pm