State of Franklin Track Club

Board Meeting

August 17, 2010



Voting Board Members present:Jason Goodman, Mary Rodriguez, Donna Bays, Bob Townsend, Michael Pope, and Ruth Ketron


Members and Guests Present:Nicole Goodman, Ella Goodman, Jeff Stout, Terry Barnett, Barbara Taylor, Grover Taylor, Jonathan Davis


Approval of Minutes:Jason Goodman stated that the final draft minutes of the June meeting had been sent to each member of the Board and asked if there were any additions or corrections.There being none, the minutes of the meeting were, upon motion duly made and seconded, approved as presented.


Treasurerís Report


††††††††††† Total Income since last report:†††††† $†† †††703.39

††††††††††† Total Expenses since last report:$††††† 670.23

††††††††††† Total Assets as of 08/17/2010:†††††† $ 19,975.20



Recent Race and Event Updates:


Brief reports were provided for the following races:


††††††††††† Track Meet Series

Rhododendron 10k

Firecracker 4 Miler

Red White and Boom

Crazy 8s

Wolf Run

Phips Bend

Duck Island Summer Mile

Schoolhouse races in Abingdon

Abingdon Main St. 5k


The following upcoming races were briefly discussed:


††††††††††† Greene County YMCA 5k

††††††††††† Run for the Hill

Iron Mtn Trail Races

Eastman Health and Fitness Youth Runs

Eastman Road Race

Baileyton 5k


Good News Jail Ministries (Danny Thompson):Matthew Studholme has agreed to be the race liaison for this race on Oct. 9th.


Phipps Bend River Run Trail Race:Mark Skelton is planning an 11-mile trail race at Phipps Bend March 19, 2011.He requests inclusion on this lace in the Trail Series and Long Distance Series.This decision will be finalized at a future meeting when SFTC competition races are set for 2011.


Bluegrass Half Marathon Expo Table:The board decided to decline the offer of purchasing booth space at the Bluegrass Half Marathon Expo.


Grants:Grant money has been distributed to Girls on the Run and the Roosevelt Runners.


Scholarship:Scholarship money has been distributed to Virginia Highlands in the name of Emma Studholme.


Outstanding Invoice:Invoices are paid through events held in June of this year.


Equipment Update:The small finish line clock has been repaired and is in good working order.The large display race clock is not working properly.If Donna is not able to repair it, she will ship it to the manufacturer for repair.The portable PA system is also not working.Donna will research costs of a replacement system and report at the September meeting.


Chip Timing:A brief discussion was held concerning the need for SFTC to purchase a chip timing system.Matthew has investigated the Mini-Track system, a small chip timing system priced at $4000 dollars.The board was generally interested and we will pursue further information.


SFTC Discount for Roan Mtn:The discount for SFTC members registering for Roan Mtn 10k will be increased to $2 to match the other SFTC owned Park Series races


Next Board meeting to be held on September 17th at the Eastman Employee Center.