Advisory Meeting Notes
Board Members: Bill Anonsen, Kim
Beasley, Robin Bond, Susan Harper, Bob Heidrich, Bill Mossman, Mike Nelson, John
Sifling, Arlen Walsten, Chris Woolaway, and Roy Yee.
Brennan, Tom Heberle, Charlie Pires, and Brad Rimell.
Barros, Clint Jamile, and Gregg Love.
Call To Order:
Meeting started at 3:10 there was not a quorum:
Jimmy Barros from City and County Ocean Safety was introduced. He will be
attending the meetings representing C&C Ocean Safety.
Web Page: Gregg Love has the web page ready. The web address is
HOST needs to find a secretary to take the minutes and maintain the information
that is to go on the web. It was
suggested that the community colleges or business school could be approached as
a community service.
Pending HOST Items:
The items for decision were: HOST
change of Quorum from 8 to 6, approval of new web site, and addition of Kim
Beasley to the Board were all approved.
June 13 General Meeting:
Robin will host. On the agenda is Hurricane Preparedness, announcement of
the 3 Ocean Races, Harbor Security, and Federal Security Grants for Sea Ports.
The Bylaws will be changed to reflect the name change and change in
Nita Jarrell has transcribed six of the ten that need to be retyped. Tom
and Brad will review the SOPs that may need updating.
The Communication Sub-committee needs to be revitalized.
Roy will recall the subcommittee and also revise the amendment date on
the revised SOP.
Conservancy’s Good Mate Program:
The video was reviewed. Susan and Bob from the Yacht clubs requested
copies and will use them to educate their members.
Safety Education Program: Roy and Robin met with Pearlyn Fukuba of DOBOR.
There is interest in working together to develop a Boating Safety
Newsletter. The next step will be
the formation of an executive group: Robin, Terry White, Roy and Bob will
formulate a Boating Safety Guide. It
needs to be on the Web site and not just one newsletter twice a year. Anyone
with a strong desire to be on this group let Roy know, any additional comments
should be directed to Robin.
Mike updated the Board on the Boat Show and requested help for the HOST
Booth. Anyone wanting to help out
should contact Mike.
Award: Christine Woolaway was
recognized for receiving NOAA’s 2002 Environmental Hero Award for her
outstanding efforts to enhance the safe and pollution free use of Hawaii waters.
Hale O Lono canoe race will be held May 4th.
Homeland Security Grants, have millions of dollars going to the Sea
Ports. There will be defensive
systems in every major port. Bill
will give his briefing at the next general meeting.