Attendance: Allen Dobney, Gary Michener, Dale Guidrey, John Curran, Nathan Lamkey, Mid Norris, Ken Klein, Kathy Klein, Scott Morrell, Bill Ostrander, Paul Bryan, Howard Banks & David Banks.
Treasurer's Report (Summarized)
Individual Memberships 13 $130
Family Memberships 4 60
Seed Money (donations) 50
Gift Memberships 2 20
Howard Banks 1 115.50
Gary Michener 1 162.61
Bill Ostrander 1 25.00
Total Income: $563.11
Total Debits: 0
Total Assets $563.11
Club Patches: Motion made and passed unanimously to purchase 100 (minimum order) club patches to be provided to current and new members.
Winter Show: To be held at the home of Gary Michener in Rogue River from 9:00 to 3:00 on Saturday, January 15, 2000.
News letter: A discussion was held on the possible name of the club's news letter. The name Jefferson Jewel was suggested.
Banking: The club has obtain a free savings account at Rogue Federal Credit from which to handle club business.
Regional Show: Members discussed the possibility of hosting a Western Regional Insulator Show for the National Insulator Association in the year 2001 or beyond. Several club members volunteered to look a show facilities in their communities and report back.
Club Hunts: Members discussed club insulator hunts for this winter - spring - or - summer. A hunt along a mountianous stretch of the Rogue River Electric Company line (bearing Fred M Locke porcelain insulators) is being considered for February. Ken Klein suggested having a hunt in the Dunsmuir area later in the spring.
Donation to ICON: Members voted to donate $20 to ICON, the internet site which hosts the JSIC site.
Future Discussion: Open for future discussion: having a club entry at a Regional or National Insulator Show.
Program: President Bill Ostrander presented a program on tracing the routes of telephone, telegraph and power lines using Global Positioning Satellite technology.
Minutes submitted by Howard Banks, JSIC Vice-President.
End of report
The winter mini-show sponsored by member Gary Michener of Rogue River, Oregon was a success. Although only about 4 tables were set up for sales and trades, quite a few insulators changed hands. Ken Klein brought some porcelain and powerline parts to peruse.
Bill Ostrander looks at a Canadian signals while Gary Michener, Mark Shamaus and John Beckmyeir look at the display in the windows.
Scott Morrell, Dale Guidry and Robert Gavora.
Photos by Howard Banks