Zymurgists of the Ozarks Meeting Minutes 10/16/2012
Location: The Home Brewery
In attendance: 12
7:30 PM – 7:45 PM 0:15 Grab a beer, grab a chair, brief social time – Todd Frye
7:45 PM – 7:50 PM 0:05 Call to order – Ben Called to order at 7:45pm
7:50 PM – 7:55 PM 0:05 September Meeting Minutes – Ed
*There were no meeting minutes from September. October will be the first meeting minutes.
7:55 PM – 8:05 PM 0:10 New Business – Dues Amendments and dues this year – Ben and Keith
*Ben explained the new change to the bylaws to allow dues to be prorated and collected in January of each year. Motion: Ed/2nd: Greg Vote: 100% pass
*Ben explained the dues of $10 for the rest of this year. He explained that it allows a little seed money for the club to cover small cost. He also allow the leadership committee to develop a plan for dues for next year and what they will be used for. Motioned and 2nd: Pass 100%. Anyone who pays dues before Jan 1 2013 will be considered a Founding member; this will be displayed on their membership card. Dues collections started at this meeting.
8:05 PM – 8:10 PM 0:05 New Business – Competition Committee – Keith
*Signup sheets were passed around for this committee
8:10 PM – 8:15 PM 0:05 New Business – Requesting Volunteers – Teach a friend to Homebrew Day. Signup sheet – Michael
*Signup sheets were passed around for this event
8:15 PM – 8:20 PM 0:05 New Business – Requesting Volunteers – Ozarks Beer Fest . Signup sheet – Todd Frye
*Signup sheets were passed around for this event; cost of the event is $25 in advance and $30 at the door
8:20 PM – 8:25 PM 0:05 New Business – Taking recommendations for education efforts/themes for 2012/2013 meetings. Please submit your recommendations to Michael Pittman – Michael
*This was discussed; any ideas need to be submitted to Michael. We also need volunteers to do the education portion of the meeting. This will be held to 15-20 minutes each meeting.
Membership cards were shown to the members. The design was passed with 100% of the votes. Ed will start making membership cards for the people who paid at the October meeting. These will be available at the next meeting.
The idea of having a separate table for people who want real feedback for their beer was discussed. It was done this meeting as a trial and seemed to be well accepted. In the future if you want to have real feedback for your beer there will be a table set aside with tasting cards. Please feel free to leave your beer there and to also taste and judge the other beers on this table.
8:45 PM Social Period of club – beer tasting, feedback, etc. – All