2015 TRDMA board elections coming up next week!

With the end of the 2014 – 2015 Season nearing we have Board/Committee Positions coming vacant. Thank you to those who have held them this past season.

The following positions will need to be filled at our April 1st Meeting. 7pm @ Two Rivers Lodge.

Secretary
Treasurer
Member at Large
and Trail Boss

Please see the Election Notice below for information on open TRDMA positions and join us at the meeting if you would like to fill one of them. Without volunteers we have no Association.

TWO RIVERS DOG MUSHERS 2015-2016 BOARD/COMMITTEE ELECTIONS APRIL 1ST 2015

BOARD POSITIONS
PRESIDENT- STACY SNYDER
Hold monthly Membership Meetings. Acquire all necessary permits with the State Parks and Recreation Division. Act as primary on Department of Revenue Gaming Permit and file for renewal yearly. Oversee gaming operations (pulltabs), vendors and deposit of funds in Gaming Account. Prepare yearly gaming revenue report for the State. Contact lodges and Pleasant Valley Store prior to races to approve use of area on announced race dates and set up any needed amenities (cabin rental, food for banquets, etc). Oversee TRDMA gear (coffee mugs, hoodies, stickers etc) printing and sales to include mailing out of online purchases.

VICE PRESIDENT- REBECCA CUMMINGS
Hold monthly Membership Meeting in absence of the club President. Act as secondary on Department of Revenue Gaming Permit. Assist President as needed.

SECRETARY- VACANT
Take minutes of meetings. Keep updated members and contact info. Keep the PO Box 16201 key and check the mail (at least twice per month). Buy office supplies when needed, and submit receipts to Treasurer. Collect electronic signups of races and in-person signups on race day (if applicable). Communicate with website manager to post race results. Keep TRDMA laptop, printer, and paper archives.

TREASURER- VACANT
Work directly with vendors to make sure all TRDMA accounts/bills are in order. Work regularly with President and Secretary (often via phone/email) to ensure funds are available for purchases. Often requires regular trips (3 times a month or more) to the bank from Dec-April. Will also need to transfer funds to keep three accounts correlated: business, gaming and PayPal.

MEMBER AT LARGE- VACANT
Act as a direct representative of the mushers who are members of the association. Bring any and all concerns of members who are unable to attend the monthly membership meeting to the attention of the board for discussion with the association as a group.

COMMITTEE POSITIONS 
TRAIL BOSS- VACANT
Ensure the race trails are safe and maintained (go out 1-2 times a week via dog or machine). Often requires weekly work to problem areas and regular brush cutting after heavy snows. Working chainsaws, come alongs, brushcutters, tow behind sleds and stakes should all be accessible. Often breaking trail requires going where no one has yet been. Knowledge of trail system, mileage and accessibility is a must.

SPONSORSHIP COMMITTEE- STACY SNYDER
Create yearly Sponsorship Programs. Keep Sponsors informed of events throughout the season. Send thank-you’s out at end of season.

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR- EDIE FOREST
Coordinate and recruit volunteers for all needed race positions. Keep an up to date list of volunteers with contact information. Hold volunteer meeting prior to races to place volunteers in needed positions.

WEB MASTER- CHRIS WAIGL
Update information and oversee www.trdma.info. Create race entry forms, membership applications and any other online based forms that may be needed.