CENTURY ROAD CLUB ASSOCIATION
MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
October 6, 2016
The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of the Century Road Club Association (the “CRCA”) held a duly noticed meeting on October 6, 2016 at the offices of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher at 200 Park Avenue, New York, New York.
The meeting was called to order by Alexis Kraft, President of the Board, at approximately 7:00 PM.
The following members of the Board, constituting a quorum of the Board, were present in person or telephonically:
Alexis Kraft – President
Gabrielle Fisher – Vice President, Racing
Fred David – Secretary
Ken Edwards – Treasurer
Tara Parsons – Vice President, Rider Development
Mim Gilbert – Communications Director
Ted Teyber – Director of Open Racing
2017 BOARD AND OTHER POSITIONS
The Board discussed the stats of nominations for 2017 Board positions. The Board also approved the creation of an open racing logistics coordinator and individual open race director positions and compensation for such positions.
The Board discussed logistics and marshals for the Turkey Race. The Board determined to hire paid marshals for the race using the revenue from Lucarelli & Castaldi’s sponsorship of the race.
Mrs. Gilbert showed the Board a preview of the new revamped front-end of the CRCA’s website, which is expected to be ready to be launched by year-end.
The Board also discussed next steps for revamping the back-end / database of the website.
The Board reviewed a draft of the year-end members’ survey and discussed certain of the questions in that draft. The Board signed-off on the draft with some changes that were discussed and Mr. David agreed to make those changes and circulate the survey to the CRCA members.
2017 RACING CALENDAR
Ms. Fisher presented a draft of the schedule of CRCA races for 2017. The Board agreed to attempt to hold the 2017 Bear Mountain Classic on the Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend, subject to approval from NYS Parks.
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at approximately 9:00 PM.