W4WDA Winter meeting Minutes January 2019

WISCONSIN 4 WHEEL DRIVE ASSOCIATION
January 2019 Meeting Agenda

I. Meeting called to order at 9:13am

Reading of Mission Statement – Helen Wagner

II. Roll Call – 14 people attending

Officers/Board Members Present:
President – Helen Wagner; Region A Vice President – Arnie Miller (via phone); Region B Asst Vice President – Orlin Clark; Region C Vice President – Gil Wagner; Secretary – Jan Kasper: Treasurer – Mary Hoernke.

Clubs Present:
Borderline 4X4 Trailseekers; 4 Lakes 4-Wheelers, Inc.; River City 4 Wheelers; 4×4 Forever, LTD; Twin City Bushwackers;

III. Secretary’s Report – accepted as printed

IV. Treasurer’s Report – accepted as printed

V. Guests: None

VI. Reports:
A. Pipeline – one mile is open, used by Facebook groups
B. Web Page – Jan hasn’t had time to get involved in updating, Chris Hannis suggested she check out word press for more information. Helen will ask all VP’s to give ideas for the website.
C. S.C.O.R.P. – no changes, waiting for new state administration
D. S.T.C. – Helen attended via phone – a water trails applicant was recommended by the board to be sent to the governor for appointment. Waiting for new state administration. DNR will attend the next meeting
on 4/18, time and place to be determined. P.A.L. (Public Access Land)
access is generic defined routes. The new Rep for the Department of
Tourism is Jeff Anderson.
E. United Four Wheel Drive Association – nothing to report
F. Registration/Sticker/Decal Program – nothing to report
G. Motorized Recreation Area – nothing to report
H. Trail Specifications – Luana turned the requested info in to Bridget
I. MW4WDA – nothing to report
J. WOHVA – will sponsor the April 2019 meeting – more details to follow. Events involved in include – GNTR, Kewaskum Car Show, Fall Color Ride
K. Membership – position is still open – checking with Mark Schultz
L. Rally – Frontenac Farms June 21-23, 2019 – Will get flyer updated
Arnie Miller will be the chair cialisonline for the event. Would like to have several door prizes again this year. W4WDA to provide $200 for prizes. Prices and fees with the be same this year. New Flyer will be posted
M. ROA – nothing to report

VII. Region Vice Presidents Report
A. Arnold Miller – The annual veterans ride was a huge success. Would
like to see W4WDA donate for next years ride.
B. Orlin Clark – has not been able to check with Jan Smith to see if he is
interested in the position
C. GiL Wagner – Nothing new – only 3 clubs are active – the Titletown Toys 4 Tots ride was well attended exceeded last years total for toys

VIII. Old Business
A. Vehicle Modification Bill – SEMA bill – nothing to report
B. How to attract people that use social media – everyone should be thinking of
ideas. We need to give them a reason to be part of the group. Groups don’t
need us to find a place to ride. We need to be able to provide information.
C. Huston MN off road park – mapping was done this year. The local disrupters are out of the way and permits are in place. There is movement now, 2020 at the earliest. There are about 700 acres but only 400 open to trail riding.
D. Wisconsin Flyer Update – Helen continues to work on it.

IX. New Business
A. Frontenac Farms – see information in Reports.
B. Fall 2019 Meeting – October 11-13, 2019 Wintergreen Resort &
Conference Center, Wisconsin Dells – Information will follow
C. Spring April 12-14, 2019 Meeting – WOHVA Sponsoring – will be held at
Wintergreen Resort & Conference Center, Wisconsin Dells
D. Membership Position – OPEN – see information in Reports
E. W4WDA t-shirts are available
F. Discussion of WOHVA and W4WDA blending together. Both groups are
experiencing the same issues. There will be an all-day session on Friday
April 12, 2019 at the convention, there will be attorneys present who are
experienced in combining groups to provide possible processes and answer
questions. For those who can not attend on Friday, they will recap the
information on Saturday. All club members and delegates are welcome to attend.

X. Adjourn