Meeting Minutes, October 2012

National Smokejumper Association Board of Directors


Orientation to facility/introductions/approval of agenda.
Additions to the agenda will be added to the second day's business.
By-law update.
Database report.
Membership report.
Report on the NSA Al Dunton Smokejumper Leadership award.
Update on FS Fire Program.
Website Committee report.
Website minority report.
Historical preservation activity & face book updating .
Trail report.
Missoula Jumper Reunion planning for 2013.
Magazine and merchandising report.
Report on feasibility of paid Executive Director for NSA.
Treasurer report and report from.
Financial report re: investment policy.
October 4th Second day of meeting.
Clean up any issues not resolved during the prior day's meeting.
Notes from last meeting, March, 2012, Tucson, AZ were unanimously approved.
KING 5 TV use of copyright materials.
General discussion of a reunion in 2015 for all bases to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the first official fire jumps.
Suggestions for continuing the practice of receiving up-dates from BLM and USFS leadership.
Parachute system.
Set future meeting dates and locations.
Next Meeting topic-how can we be more proactive in advancing the smokejumper program?.
Evaluation of the meeting.
The meeting adjourned at 11:30.