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September 24, 2013 Minutes

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Bike Michiana Coalition (BMC)

Board Meeting Minutes

September 24, 2013

This meeting was held at the South Bend Police Department at 7:00am.

Attendees: Paul Taylor, Henry Scott, Mike Atkins, Judy Lee, Aaron Divine, Pete Jank, Karen Haun, and JV Peacock

Absent: Brett Miller, Chris VandenBossche, Ken Sauer and Lynn Kachmarik

President Judy Lee called the meeting to order.

Pete Jank presented the minutes from the June 4, 2013 board meeting. It was motioned, seconded and approved to accept the minutes as written.

Henry Scott presented the Treasurer’s report.

  • Insurance for BMC Board members was initiated in July, 2013 at an annual premium of $710.
  • Urban Adventure netted $13k, after a $5k transfer to BMC
  • All 2013 budgeted donations have been completed with the exception of the $1k for a bike station
  • It was suggested that Henry investigate fudiciary insurance
  • It was suggested BMC have an independent audit of the BMC books. JV Peacock volunteered to ask Kevin Kruggel to perform the audit.
  • It was motioned, seconded and approved to accept the report as written.

JV Peacock reported on the results of the Hospice ride

  • 1141 riders, 166 increase from last year
  • $80k income, registrations plus donations
  • In addition, there will be a BMC tent at Apple Cider Century Ride
  • Bike theBendin 2014 will be June 8 – better weather and no conflict with ND graduation
  • JV needs to turn over BTWW to someone else
  • JV suggested that BTWW be the week of June 9, continuing the strategy of BtB leading BTWW
  • It was motioned, seconded and approved to have BTWW the week of June 9


Paul Taylor reported on the IN-MI River Trail

  • BMC donated $5k
  • Nilestownship still soliciting $80k to get the next grant approved. They are going after area businesses
  • JV reported that Mike Dobson,clayTownshipTrustee, is in the second level of grant application for theClevelandto Darden and Darden to Stateline portions of the trail.ClayTownshipwill be looking towards BMC for $ support.


Karen Haun reported on membership activities

  • 100 memebership cards have been handed out
  • $500 in membership fees have been received and given to Henry
  • 2014 membership activities are being planned


Paul Taylor reported he is continuing discussions with theSouth BendAirportregarding bike racks and lockers and to implement an abandoned bike policy. The next bike count should be early January, 2014. Paul will confirm exact dates. Board members need to let Paul know if they want BMC business cards, Paul will print them for you.

It was suggested that BMC participate in next year’sBikeNDride fromChicagoto ND for the first home football game.

The meeting was adjourned by consensus. Next meeting will be in December, 2013. Judy will schedule.

Respectfully submitted,

Pete Jank


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Dec 062011

December, 2011 Meeting:

Re-Elected Bill as Treasurer

Elected Pete as VP

Their terms will end in December 2014.

The following is from the 10/28/2010 Board Meeting Minutes:

“Bylaws were amended and approved. The major changes are

a. Board members now have staggered three year terms.

b. Membership shall consist of voting and non-voting members. Members

who sit on the Board of Directors are voting members. All other

members shall be non-voting members.”

The following is from the December 5, 2010 minutes:

Candidates for BMC Board

a. Judy Lee – President. She is one of the founding members, was the inaugural Vice President, and has

been President since January, 2010.

b. Rob Shellhamer – Vice President. Rob has been on the board since 2009, initially as Director of

communications, and as VP since 2010.

c. Pete Jank – Secretary. Pete is new to the board, but has been an active committee chair, working on


d. Bill Lee – Treasurer. Bill has been on the Board as Corporate Treasurer since 2009

e. J.V. Peacock. He is one of the founding members, serving briefly as Treasurer, before becoming

Director of Events Marketing.

f. Henry Scott – at large. Henry is one of the founding members, as Director of Communications and

Web Master. He stepped down from that office and has worked solely as Web Master since 2009.

g. Paul Taylor – at large. Paul is one of the founding members, and has been Corporate Secretary since its


h. Mike Atkins – at large. Mike is new to the BMC. He moved to South Bend six years ago, works at

Notre dame, and has been active in bicycle racing.

6. Election of Board of Directors

a. The above slate was elected unanimously

b. Terms are staggered as follows

1) Expiring in 1 year (December 2011)

Treasurer (Bill)·

Vice President (Rob)·

2) Expiring in 2 years (December 2012)

President (Judy)·

At Large (Paul)·

At Large (Henry)·

3) Expiring in 3 years (December 2013)

Secretary (Pete)·

Events (JV)·

At Large (Mike)”·

Minutes from BMC Meetings and Activities:
April 16th, 2010 (minutes from the Spring 2010 Board Meeting)