August 2018

Dakotas Walk to Emmaus Board Minutes – August 25, 2018

Board Members Present: Janice Antrim, Susan Ehrk, Steve Eliason, Dale & Peggy Hora, Delmar & Betty Janke, Jeanne Olson, Scott Rodman, Val & Teresa Rush, Andy & Susie Ryks, Tonya Whitmore, & non-board member: Mark Larson.Jeanne Olson, CLD, called the meeting to order.  Prayer requests were shared and Val Rush led a devotional on remembering what God has done, especially as related to Walk to Emmaus.

The Secretary Report was approved by email in April giving permission to posting to website.

Treasurer’s Report was given by Tonya in printed form.  One additional item includes a check was sent to Upper Room to cover 33 Pilgrims at $13.00 each. Report was approved.  Steve Eliason’s name will be added to the bank account and Deb Mills name removed.  The Secretary of State, Annual Report, was completed & submitted by Tonya.

New Business: Mark Larson, Men’s LD for walk #59 reported on progress for men’s walk scheduled for March 21-24, 2019.  He and Lisa Luft, Women’s LD for women’s walk #60, have been in contact regarding upcoming dates of training for walks 59 & 60.  Nov. 9 & 10 will be dates for initial team training with board meeting planned to follow meeting on Nov. 10th in Huron.   Deb and Howard Pearl will be asked to help coordinate arrangements for that weekend.

Steve reported a new Brookings/White WTE reunion group meets most Sundays at 4:30PM.

Hora’s will be completing their term on WTE board next year.  Consider training replacement board members for ordering and handling supplies.

Tonya and Jeanne will work on updating website forms with new Registrar, Susie Ryk’s name.

Barb Johnson sent message regarding having board meetings with Gatherings in various locations.   Possibilities will be explored to cover wider range of meeting locations.  Date for September meeting is being considered: Sept 15, 22, 29, or October 6, 13.  (October 20is opening date of pheasant hunting in SD which affects attendance on regular meeting date).

Meeting was adjourned and communion service was led by Pastors Janice and Val.

Prayerfully remember upcoming walks and team formation please.

Respectfully Submitted,

Betty Janke, DWTE Board Secretary