November 12, 2018 Minutes

ABSECON SALTWATER SPORTSMEN
MINUTES
November 12, 2018

President Jim Van Daley brought the meeting to order with a salute to the flag and a moment of silence for our troops. Only 5 members were present. The minutes from October 8 were approved as posted. The Treasurer was not present and there was no report or update.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

TRUSTEES: No report.
GACF: No report.
TOURNAMENTS: No report.

SUNSHINE: Ed Goldman had a knee replacement and is doing well. He is taking physical
therapy. After recovery, he is having his other knee replaced. Pete Rapetti is recovering from artery surgery and
said he is at about “60%”.

FEDERATION: The meeting was held on November 8 (second Thursday of month). Only 7
people attended. The Federation asked for contact information regarding a donation requested by Jim Van Daley at the October meeting. A recent NJOA sporting clay event at Red Wing generated $9,600. Many volunteers at Forsythe NWR have quit due a conflict with the new staff volunteer coordinator. Some programs such as youth archery training have been terminated. The deer seasons are going well. Pheasant season opened on November 10.

NJ MARINE FISHERIES: No report.
HOOKED ON FISHING: No report.
WEBSITE/FACEBOOK: No report.

COMMUNICATIONS: Thank you letters were sent to people who donated prizes for the Open
Tournament. Several letters were returned due to address problems. The letters will be hand delivered.

MEMBER APPLICATIONS: No new applications.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Charlie Elwell will contact the State to set up the raffle license.

NEW BUSINESS: President Van Daley was advised that there will be an Outdoor and
Sportsman’s event at the Pitney Athletic Field on May 4. The Absecon Community Affairs Office is setting up the
event. Proceeds will benefit the South Jersey Skills Lab. More information will be available at a later date.

NOMINATIONS: President Jim Van Daley, Vice President Lou Schott, Treasurer Charles
Elwell, Secretary Bob Cusack, Sargent at Arms Shawn Van Daley. Trustees nominated as follows: John Reese,
Dave Burke, Bob Zussman, Joe Ricciardi, Rich Oeser. (Dave Holmes withdrew his nomination.)

GOOD OF THE ORDER: No report.

Next meeting: Monday, December10 at 7:30 PM.

Minutes recorded and respectively submitted by Dave Burke for Bob Cusack, Secretary.

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