2017 NORTHWEST HILLCLIMB ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING

Northwest​ ​Hillclimb​ ​Association 

2017​ ​Annual​ ​general​ ​Meeting​ ​Agenda 

November​ ​​​4,​ ​2017
Big​ ​Bear​ ​Restaurant
Bend,​ ​Oregon


ATTENDENCE:
Dave​ ​Bard,​ ​Wilke​ ​Myers,​ ​Rob​ ​Reidel,​ ​Deb​ ​Reidel,​ ​Charles​ ​Cope,​ ​Dave​ ​Kipperman,​ ​Brenda​ ​Brock, Bob​ ​Sherman,​ ​Marie​ ​Sherman,​ ​Harry​ ​Cadell,​ ​Carl​ ​Somerton,​ ​JD​ ​Dunn,​ ​John​ ​Mood,​ ​Doug​ ​Batt,​ ​Shea Henry,​ ​Mike​ ​Sallee,​ ​Ryan​ ​Davis,​ ​Mina​ ​Ingraham,​ ​Suzann​ ​Goertzen


PRESIDENT​ ​OPENING​ ​REMARKS​​ ​11:27am 


Roll​ ​call:

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Freezeout​ ​Rep:​ ​Shea​ ​Henry
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Larison​ ​Rep:​ ​Dave​ ​Kipperman ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Bogus​ ​Rep:​ ​Mike​ ​Salle
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Bible​ ​Creek​ ​Rep:​ ​Charles​ ​Cope
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Cascade​ ​Rep:​ ​Cari​ ​Hinesly
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Hoopa​ ​Rep:​ ​Doug​ ​Batt
​​​Maryhill​ ​Annual​ ​Rep:​ ​Charles​ ​Cope

As​ ​of​ ​2017,​ ​each​ ​hill​ ​​​is​ ​required​ ​to​ ​have​ ​a​ ​representative​ ​present​ ​at​ ​the​ ​NHA​ ​Annual​ ​General​ ​Meeting. 


MINUTES​ ​FROM​ ​2016
TREASURERS​ ​REPORT:


  • OLD​ ​BUSINESS:
    NECK​ ​RESTRAINTS:​ ​Carl:​ ​Specs​ ​on​ ​neck​ ​restraints?
    Wilke​ ​motion,​ ​Marie​ ​2​nd ,​ ​Discussion:
  • 2018​ ​all​ ​competitors​ ​must​ ​wear​ ​a​ ​minimum​ ​of​ ​SFI​ ​3.3​ ​neck​ ​donut.​ ​​Vote:​ ​Passed 
  •  MUST​ ​BE​ ​NHA​ ​MEMBER​ ​TO​ ​COMPETE​ ​AT​ ​NHA​ ​SANCTIONED​ ​EVENT:
  • Competitors​ ​must​ ​join​ ​NHA​ ​before​ ​they​ ​can​ ​register​ ​for​ ​a​ ​NHA​ ​hill​ ​climb​ ​event. 
  • MOTORSPORTSREG:
  • NHA​ ​is​ ​a​ ​sanctioning​ ​body,​ ​not​ ​a​ ​club.​ ​MSR​ ​will​ ​remain​ ​individual​ ​hill​ ​climb​ ​decision.


CLASSIFICATION​ ​RULE​ ​CHANGES:

  • Wilke​ ​-​ ​on​ ​discussion​ ​of​ ​removing​ ​Solo​ ​classes:​ ​Classing​ ​was​ ​previously​ ​simplified from​ ​40​ ​year​ ​old​ ​classes​ ​to​ ​SCCA​ ​club​ ​rules​ ​(SCCA​ ​General​ ​Competition​ ​Rules​ ​or GCR)​ ​​​as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​SCCA​ ​Solo​ ​rules,​ ​which​ ​allows​ ​for​ ​progressive​ ​car​ ​upgrades.​ ​90%​ ​of racecars​ ​in​ ​2017​ ​were​ ​Solo​ ​classed​ ​cars.​ ​​Will​ ​keep​ ​Solo​ ​rules​.​ ​as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​GCR​ ​rules.
  •  Doug:​ ​motion​ ​to​ ​revise​ ​2018​ ​OSPO/OSPU​ ​class​ ​tire​ ​criteria​ ​to​ ​include​ ​DOT​ ​
  • R​​ compound​ ​tires.​​​​​2​ :​​Yes​​   Vote​ ​passed.
  • JD:​ ​motion​ ​to​ ​revise​ ​2018​ ​OSPO/OSPU​ ​class,​ ​remove​ ​wing​ ​restriction.​ ​​No​ ​2​ 
  • Doug:​ ​motion​ ​to​ ​revise​ ​2018​ ​OSPO/OSPU​ ​class​ ​criteria,​ ​2.5​ ​liter​ ​cut​ ​off.​ ​Wilke​ ​2​ .
  • Vote​ ​passed.
  • Doug:​ ​motion​ ​to​ ​revise​ ​2018​ ​SPO​ ​class,​ ​remove​ ​wing​ ​restriction.​ ​JD​ 2nd. Vote Motion not carried.
  • BRENT​ ​BLAKELY​ ​DISCUSSION:​ ​Tabled,​ ​discuss​ ​at​ ​later​ ​time.


NEW​ ​BUSINESS:

  • 2018​ ​MINIMUM​ ​3​ ​POINT​ ​SHOULDER​ ​BELT​ ​REQUIREMENT​ ​FOR​ ​ALL​ ​RACECARS:  Doug​ ​motion,​ ​Willke​ ​2​nd .​ ​​Vote​ ​passed.
  •  2018​ ​REVISE​ ​HCP​ ​CLASS,​ ​REMOVE​ ​FENDER​ ​RESTRICTION: Doug​ ​motion,​ ​Harry​ ​2​nd .​ ​​Vote​ ​passed​.
  • 2018​ ​REVISE​ ​HCP​ ​CLASS,​ ​REMOVE​ ​WING​ ​RESTRICTIONS:Doug​ ​motion,​ ​JD​ ​2nd.​ ​​Vote​ ​passed.
  • 2019​ ​​ALL​ ​CARS​ ​COMPETING​ ​IN​ ​CLASSES​ ​THAT​ ​ALLOW​ ​R​ ​COMPOUND​ ​TIRES WILL​ ​REQUIRE​ ​HANS​ ​TYPE​ ​DEVICE​ ​-​ ​REGARDLESS​ ​OF​ ​WHAT​ ​THE​ ​CAR ACTUALLY​ ​HAS​ ​MOUNTED: Mike​ ​motion,​ ​Doug​ ​2​nd .​ ​​Vote​ ​passed.
  • Bob​ ​amended​ ​to​ ​clarify​ ​verbiage​ ​that​ ​DOT-Approved​ ​R​ ​Compounds​ ​include​ ​HoosierA7/R7​ ​tires.​ ​​Vote​ ​passed
  • 2018​ ​ALL​ ​CARS​ ​COMPETING​ ​IN​ ​CLASSES​ ​THAT​ ​ALLOW​ ​NON-DOT​ ​APPROVED​ ​R COMPOUND​ ​TIRES​ ​WILL​ ​REQUIRE​ ​A​ ​HANS​ ​TYPE​ ​DEVICE​ ​-​ ​REGARDLESS​ ​OF WHAT​ ​THE​ ​CAR​ ​ACTUALLY​ ​HAS​ ​MOUNTED Mina​ ​motion,​ ​Doug​ ​2​nd .​ ​​Vote​ ​passed.


NHA​ ​2018​ ​SCHEDULE:


Cascade:​ ​June​ ​9/10,​ ​2018​ ​​​​​Jared​ ​Haaland​ ​&​ ​Bruce​ ​Hoddeson 

Freezeout:​ ​June​ ​23/24,​ ​2018​ ​​​​​Shea​ ​Henry
Larison:​ ​July​ ​7/8,​ ​2018​ ​​​​​Doug​ ​Drouet
Hoopa:​ ​July​ ​21/22,​ ​2018​ ​​​​​Bill​ ​Stiles
Maryhill​ ​1:​ ​Aug​ ​1/2​ ​Charles​ ​Cope
Bible​ ​Creek:​ ​Aug​ ​18/19,​ ​2018​ ​​​Charles​ ​Cope
Bogus:​ ​Sept​ ​1/2,​ ​2018​ ​​​Mike​ ​Salle
Maryhill​ ​2:​ ​Sept​ ​15/16,​ ​2018​ ​​​Charles​ ​Cope


NEW​ ​EXECUTIVE​ ​FOR​ ​2018:


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​President:​ ​Charles​ ​Cope ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Vice​ ​President:​ ​Rob​ ​Riedel Secretary/treasurer:​ ​Ryan​ ​Davis
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Website​ ​admin:​ ​Ryan​ ​Davis
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Regalia​ ​admin:​ ​Deb​ ​Riedel


SPECIAL​ ​AWARDS:


Ernie​ ​Bogie​ ​Award:​ ​Deb​ ​Riedel 

President's​ ​Award:​ ​Brenda​ ​Kipperman


CLASS​ ​CHAMPION​ ​AWARDS: 


XPL​ ​Brenda​ ​Kipperman
CSP​ ​Cari​ ​Hinesly
DSP​ ​Jimmy​ ​Hofstetter

XP​ ​Dave​ ​Kipperman
BM​ ​Tony​ ​Chilton
FL​ ​Doug​ ​DuFresne
STR​ ​Ron​ ​Roncetto
SML​ ​Jennifer​ ​Ocker
E-​ ​Prod-L​ ​Mina​ ​Ingraham GT3​ ​Bob​ ​Millikan

SSM​ ​Willie​ ​Cosby 

GT1​ ​Harry​ ​Cadell


2​nd​​ PLACE

SSM​ ​Robert​ ​Rousseau


CLIMBED​ ​'EM​ ​ALL​ ​AWARDS 


Mina​ ​Ingraham
Jimmy​ ​Hofstetter
Willie​ ​Cosby

Stefan​ ​Denham 

Ryan​ ​Davis
Dave​ ​Kipperman 

Brenda​ ​Kipperman


PRESIDENT'S​ ​CLOSING​ ​COMMENTS:


All​ ​competitors​ ​and​ ​volunteers​ ​are​ ​important​ ​to​ ​the​ ​function​ ​of​ ​each​ ​event.​ ​It's​ ​very​ ​important​ ​no worker​ ​leaves​ ​until​ ​the​ ​completion​ ​of​ ​the​ ​weekend​ ​event,​ ​as​ ​some​ ​hills​ ​have​ ​bare​ ​minimum​ ​hill workers.​ ​​​Medical​ ​issues​ ​exempted.​ ​If​ ​there​ ​are​ ​not​ ​enough​ ​hill​ ​workers,​ ​the​ ​event​ ​can​ ​not​ ​take​ ​place. Those​ ​who​ ​opt​ ​to​ ​leave​ ​early​ ​will​ ​be​ ​subject​ ​to​ ​their​ ​run​ ​times​ ​regrettably​ ​not​ ​being​ ​posted​ ​and​ ​records will​ ​be​ ​void.


ADJOURN​ ​MEETING:​ ​2:12​pm