Dakotas Walk to Emmaus Board Minutes- May 16, 2020

Board Members Present:  Steve Eliason, Kevin Klare, Scott Nikont, Carmen Nikont, Ron Olson, Pastor Val Rush, Andy Ryks, Susie Ryks, Tonya Whitmore, Jeanne Olson.

Pastor Val Rush led the opening prayer.

Steve Eliason presented the treasurer’s report.  Reimbursements have been made to team members that paid before the spring walk was canceled.  The board is grateful for a donation made to build new carts and reorganize the trailer used at the walks.

Board Membership:

  • The 2020 Board and Committee positions were discussed. The list will be emailed to board members for their approval.
  • Board members will continue to reach out to community members to fill vacancies on the board. Scott Nikont reminded members to use the IMS system when looking for contact information.

Upper Room Manuals:

  • The current manuals are outdated and need to be collected.
  • Updated manuals will be purchased from the Upper Room.
  • Additional pdf documents will be sent to Scott Nikont to distribute when needed.

Fall Walks:

  • The board will move ahead with plans for the fall walks.
  • The dates for the walks will need to be changed since the Dakota Conference of the UMC will take place either the first or second weekend of October.
  • Kevin Klare will contact Storm Mountain about possible dates.

The next board meeting was not scheduled at this time.

The meeting was adjourned.

Respectfully submitted by

Jeanne Olson