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Raptors Board Meeting - March 22nd 2015

posted Mar 23, 2015, 6:41 PM by Laura Driussi
Non Profit Status 
  • Application completed & submitted February 9, 2015
  • The non-profit approval will take 90 days (if there are no questions from the Fed)
  • Expected approval date = May 9th 
Raptors Finances 
  • File taxes by April 15th – Teresa and Laura 
  • Turbo Tax might be the best option for filing 
  • In 2014 we received $4079 in dues and we spent $2400 on uniforms. (Uniforms are our biggest expense) 
    • Uniforms: Plenty of singlets and jackets in kid sizes, but none for adults
    • Laura will send a note to parents about jackets – via Team Snap – asking if they want us to order large sizes
  • Dues projection = $2000 
  • ACTION:  Finances approved by the Board 
  • Facebook: Rick has sent out some great race reports & photos.  Primary place for discussions/photos.
  • Team Snap: Rick is sending key announcements to Team Snap
  • Is Team Snap the best place for the race calendar?  Seems to be working okay.
  • Teresa and Charles now have admin rights for Team Snap 
  • When do we recruit?  Our prime months are around the start of the calendar year & school year
  • The web site may not be optimized for searching (Marina will check)
Race Calendar
Joel/Laura will:
  • Get the Race Calendar on Teamsnap (Laura) (Asking Rick if College of Marin All Comers not happening 2015?)
  • Send the race calendar out to parents (Joel)
  • Follow up with documentation for applying to race at the higher competitive levels (Marina)
USATF Application
  • Marina needs to document our practice schedule for USATF
  • Sunday mornings 
  • August to January – MLK
  • January to August – Albany Middle School 
Raptors Camping Trip -- Friday 23rd to Monday 25th 
  • Memorial Day weekend in the Presidio 
  • Friday 23rd to Monday 25th 
Berkeley High and Raptors workouts – Summer 2015
  • Is Brad interested in collaborating with us this summer with workouts at MLK?  (Rick)
Raptors President
  • Charles Bultman (President) will need to be registered with USATF (along with all Board members).  This will include a background check.  Then he will he need to be added to the Statement of Information (non-profit filing)
  • Main Responsibility of President – register new members with UASTF when they join 
Next Board Meeting -- June 6th or June 7th
  • Invite Brad to discuss non-profit status 
  • June 6th or June 7th @ 4 pm