WKA: Pit Board 2008-11-17

WKA's Pit Board presented by AMB i.t. - 11.17.2008 *** WKA Annual Membership Meeting a Success 11.17.2008 - The World Karting Association's Annual Membership Meeting was held at the WKA office in Concord NC on Saturday November 15, ...

WKA's Pit Board presented by AMB i.t. - 11.17.2008

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WKA Annual Membership Meeting a Success

11.17.2008 - The World Karting Association's Annual Membership Meeting was held at the WKA office in Concord NC on Saturday November 15, 2008.

President Rick Dresang opened the 9am meeting with a review of the past 12-months that was followed by a presentation by Executive Director Van Gilder and Director of Finance Sissy Mendenhall reporting on the state of WKA's finances. The meeting was then opened to the membership for questions to be answered by the Board of Trustees and Officers. A great deal of information was discussed during the meeting with the members in attendance.

Discussion topics included: communication outlets between the officers and the members; recent changes in the Trustees; marketing plans to help attract new karters; getting started in karting information; utilizing more volunteers and members to help recruit new members. Also discussed was the decision to not hold a Dirt National in December and our plan 2010. There was also a discussion on how to invite and bring back past members.

During the meeting, a member raised a question regarding recent rumors related to President Dresang's future with WKA and his intent to remain in this role. A vote of confidence was taken with regard to President Dresang continuing in his position and going forward. In a unanimous vote, the Trustees confirmed their support of President Dresang in his efforts to continue helping guide WKA toward the future.

President Dresang was appreciative of the support and stated that he looked forward to working with the current trustees and executive committee.

With all questions fielded, the meeting adjourned at 12:00pm.

-credit: wka

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