Brad Rimell Randy Swindell
CDR Kathleen Moore Arlen Walsten
Bill Mossman Bob Heidrich
Scott Cunningham Kimo Corstorphine
John Regan Paula Carroll
1. 1500 ( ) Call to order – The meeting was called to order by Robin Bond, HOST Chair. A quorum was present.
2. Approval of last Board and Membership meeting minutes - Meeting minutes were approved.
3. Treasurer’s Report – Chris reported that HOST has $2,014.24 in the checking account. No transactions were made during the month.
Next Membership Meeting Topics –
Ethanol Issue - The panel is confirmed with
TWIC – Presentation is confirmed with a 20-30 minute presentation from the person heading up the new TWIC office.
HOST Christmas Party –
6. Pending HOST Issues:
a. SOP 7-98 Multiple Cruise Vessel Visiting Offshore Port Anchorages – Kim - No report as nothing has been heard from Nancy Murphy.
Tug Assistance – Tom/Troy - DOT has scheduled Public Hearings
next week. The issues from NCL are exemptions of tugs for
c. Shore Entry Safety Subcommittee – Put on hold still deferred
Harbor Congestion –Tom & Brad - Nothing new to add at this
time. Although Scott mentioned that the most frequent bottleneck in
7. Old Business
a. HOST Advisory Board Members: Neil Kanemoto has been recommended to represent Ocean Recreational on the Board. Robin proposed and Bob seconded the measure - Approved. We need to strengthen the Board with representatives of Domestic Shipping and Foreign Shipping.
b. HOST Logo – Bob Heidrich circulated hat models and a decision was made, Bob will double check on the prices and update the Board.
8. New Business
HSC Conference topics - Robin is
participating in planning the conference. The theme is: “Plan,
Prevent, Protect & Recover”. The conference will be held in
11. Coast Guard Auxiliary Issues – John Regan mentioned the update of the Who to call List and the formation of the Flare Disposal Sub Committee. Chris will contact H-Power anyone interested in being on the Sub-committee should get in touch with John.
12. Announcements: - None