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GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
April 22, 2024
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CALL TO ORDER
Merrill Douglas began the meeting at 7:03p.m.

SECRETARY’S REPORT
Minutes of the March 24, 2024, meeting were distributed via e-mail to all members. There being no corrections, Helena Garan moved, seconded by Linda Breffle, to accept the minutes; the motion carried with all in favor.  

TREASURER’S REPORT
Tim Brown reported the Treasury for April 2024 had a beginning balance of $939.25. There was one deposit of $90.00 for memberships and one withdrawal of $25.00 for a speaker fee. The ending balance was $1,004.25. Donna Miller Zajac moved, seconded by Laura McEntire, to accept the Treasury Report; the motion carried with all in favor.

MEMBERSHIP REPORT
Sharon Canfield reported there are currently 41 members.

OLD BUSINESS
1)The ACKC bookcase has been reorganized and updated with new materials. Feel free to borrow a book anytime.
2)Donna Brisco will follow up on Dr. Peter Petrokas’ invitation to club members to assist in a hellbender research project on the Unadilla.
3)Some access point sheets were collected from members helping with the New York Susquehanna Basin Water Trail project. Donna Brisco will scan the information to Rick Shumaker.
4)Bob Knight thanked those that assisted with his canoe sale.

NEW BUSINESS
1)Council is in the process of reviewing and updating various ACKC forms and paperwork. As a 
friendly reminder, Council will be emailing members information regarding the process for bringing a guest to a paddle and general expectations of paddlers.

UPCOMING EVENTS
1)The annual picnic is scheduled for Sunday, August 11, at Dorchester Park, East Pavilion.

UPCOMING TRIPS
1)Tioughnioga Mini-Sojourn - Dave Tanner. Will start Saturday, May 4 and then be held on successive Wednesdays.
2)Delaware River Camping – Donna Brisco, August 19-22. This trip has been filled.
3)Delaware River Basin Commission Sojourn – Cassandra Schiefen – June 14-22. Registration
starts today (non-ACKC trip).
4)Several sojourns are being held on different sections of the Susquehanna. Contact NEPA for more information.

TRIP REPORTS
1)Mary Cuff paddled the Cohocton River, Cohocton to Avoca, 8.5 miles. Very fast water and cold 
temperatures.


PRESENTATION
Bruce Oldfield, Professor Emeritus, SUNY Broome, gave us a presentation on climate change.  



FYI: 2024 COUNCIL MEMBERS:Donna Brisco, Dave Tanner, Ruth Hopkins, Kelly Bates,
Merrill Douglas, Valerie Fulton

Minutes prepared by: Marilyn Wertman