December 9, 2017

Dakotas Walk to Emmaus Board Minutes, December 9, 2017

Present: Susan Ehrk, Dale & Peggy Hora, Delmar & Betty Janke, Dean & Barb Johnson, Jeanne Olson, Scott Rodman, Tonya Whitmore, Janice Antrim, Jo & Karl Watkins, Howard & Deb Pearl, & Holly Siefert.

Meeting was called to order by Vice Chair, Sue Ehrk.  Prayer was shared.

Secretary’s report was approved as sent via email and Treasurer’s report was approved as reported by Tonya Whitmore.

Howard Pearl, Men’s Lay Director for March 8-11, 2018, shared information regarding the progress in team formation for the Men’s Walk.

Holly Siefert, Women’s Lay Director for March 15-18, 2018, reported on team formation progress. 

January 12th -13th, January 19th – 20th and February 9th -10th are the dates setup for team practices.

Dale made a motion which was seconded by Dean to set Walk dates for 2019 to be March 21-24 for men and March 28-31 for women at Inspiration Hills. New information regarding options & prices for walks effective in 2019 was distributed & discussed. No action needed at this time.

Jeanne & Tonya shared info regarding use of Skype, Zoom, & other teleconferencing capabilities. Discussion was held and options will continue to be explored.

The next board meeting date was discussed. Deb Mills will send out email to Board Members to inquire of what will work in January for a meeting date and location. A suggestion was made to have Board Meeting on January 13th following the first Practice Weekend in Huron. 

Meeting was adjourned and communion was shared.

Walk Dates for 2018:   Men’s Walk: March 8-11, 2018; Women Walk: March 15-18, 2018 at Inspiration Hills Retreat Center.

Respectfully Submitted,

Betty Janke, Board Secretary