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Northwest Bearcats

July 12, 2007 Minutes

Bearcat Booster Club Meeting
July 12, 2007

Board Members Present: Linda Girard, Allison Strong, Teri Harr, Jerry Lutz, Jim Goecken, Jon Baldwin, Dan Edmonds, Pat Haynes; ex-officio: Bob Boerigter, Mark Clements; guest: Rich Wright

President Girard called the meeting to order.

Harr motioned and Baldwin seconded to accept the minutes from the June 14, 2007 meeting, motion carried; Baldwin motioned and Goecken seconded to accept the treasurer's report which was reported by Clements as: $16,072.67 in General and $26,344.06 in Transportation; motion carried.

New Business -
A. Weight Room Request - Rich Wright presented a proposal for new Olympic ($680 each) and power bars ($480 each) for the weight room; in addition, there is a need for power lift glute ham machines ($500 each); both bars and machines are used by all athletes

Athletic Director Report - Boerigter gave a field update that all was going well and that by the end of the week the field should be all green, with next week used for marking and the next week to top dress with the rubber and sand; August 23 is the first night game; the bases for the lights are set for the 90' high steel poles that will be set on top of the bases; the runways have been relocated with the javelin being moved to the west side of campus by Athletics Grounds Building; Brian Boettcher is replacing Chad Waller as Sports Information Director; we received 2nd nationally ink the Division II Media Guide behind North Dakota but ahead of Grand Valley; CEO's voted UNO in and allowed SBU to withdraw from football; August 23 football game will be a dedication game for the field

Other Business - none

Action Items - Lutz motioned and Goecken seconded to purchase up to $10,000 for Olympic and Power bars and Power Lift Glute Ham machines; motioned carried. It was recommended that we get pictures of the equipment to publish and put minutes on Web page.

Edmonds motioned and Baldwin seconded to adjourn. Motion carried. Next meeting is August 9, 2007.