John Gardner Chapter: December 4, 2016 Meeting Minutes
New London Custom House, 150 Bank St., New London,
Sunday, December 4th, 2016
Introduction of Members, Welcome Guests and New Members
Steve Barton, Phil Behney, Kristin Behney, Sharon Brown, Ellie
Czarnowski, Syma Ebbins, Dan and Kate Nelson, Mary Pine, Dane
Rochelle, Bill and Karen Rutherford, George Sprague, Andy
Strode, David Tang, Peter Vermilya, and Kate Wells.
Minutes from October meeting
See online. A motion was made, seconded, and unanimously approved
to accept the minutes as posted at http://www.tsca.net/johngardner/about.htm
Treasurer Ellie Czarnowski reported a closing bank balance
of $6,202.87 as of 15-Nov-2016. Income for the period was
$90.00 and consisted of 2017 member dues from Jim Friedlander,
Matthew Philips, John Stambaugh, Bryon Hammond, Joseph Somers
and David Bridges. Expenses amounted to $57.95 for thickness
planer parts and picnic supplies. A motion was made, seconded,
and unanimously approved to accept the minutes as presented.
Please pay your 2017 Membership Dues if
you have not done so already. A membership form will be attached
to the upcoming December JGTSCA Newsletter.
1. Boat rack for holding dories at Mystic Shipyard East
Phil Behney reported the boat rack for the club dories at
Mystic Shipyard East will be assembled on December 18th at
1pm prior to the Solstice Row.
2. Shop Queue
The Queue: Replacement Dory, Steve Barton, Phil B., Bill R.,
Bill Armitage, Alan Barton, Jim Friedlander.
1. Election of Officers:
Dane Rochelle was elected Vice President for 2017, Steve Barton
was elected Secretary for 2017 through 2018. The election
was unanimous, made with a single vote cast by Andy Strode.
Secretary Vermilya handed over to Steve Barton a stack of
paper, some 6” thick, of most carefully curated and
preserved Club records after the meeting.
2. Solstice Row
All members willing and able should meet at the Mystic Shipyard
East 12/18 at 1 pm to assemble the dory racks there, to enjoy
an invigorating row, then repair to the Harp & Hound in
downtown Mystic to recover. Members who choose not to row
are most welcome to join the rowers at the Harp and Hound
TBD: Either Friday January 6th with potluck at 5:30
pm at the Avery Point Boathouse
Sunday, January 8th potluck at 12;30 pm.
Watch your e-mail. Thanks.
Motion to Adjourn
A motion to adjourn was made, seconded and unanimously approved
The meeting was followed by a most interesting presentation
by Syma Ebbins, PhD., on her activities as an administrator
for the Connecticut Sea Grant Program and as a faculty member
of UCONN, Avery Point Marine Sciences Department.
Peter T. Vermilya, JGTSCA Secretary