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Board

2017-2018 Officers

President: Danielle Hampton
danielle@sugarbushracingclub.com

Vice President/Secretary: Don Simonini
don@sugarbushracingclub.com

Treasurer: Dave Koepele
dave@sugarbushracingclub.com

Race Committee: Lauri Jackson Landau
lauri@sugarbushracingclub.com

Social Committee: Gordon Hoare
gordon@sugarbushracingclub.com

Publicity Committee:  Howie Whittle
howie@sugarbushracingclub.com

Past President: Wheaton Simis
wheaton@sugarbushracingclub.com

Bylaws

Incorporation

Sugarbush Racing Club, Inc. (SRC) is a Not for Profit corporation incorporated in the State of Vermont.

Dissolution

In the event of dissolution of the SRC, all assets remaining after payment of creditors shall be transferred to its successor Not for Profit corporation or to a charity as determined by a vote of the Board of Directors.

Purpose

The SRC exists to serve the athletic and social interests of club members.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors (BOD) shall consist of no fewer than 5 and no more than 10 members. The SRC officers shall be BOD members and shall appoint additional BOD members as required.

The BOD shall include the President, Vice President/Secretary and Treasurer, plus additional appointed BOD members as may be necessary or appropriate.

A BOD member may be dismissed if the majority of the board considers their behavior or the conduct of their office to be detrimental to the SRC.

Officers, Elections and Terms

The officers of the SRC shall be President, Vice President/Secretary and Treasurer.

The officers shall be elected annually by a majority of the SRC membership present at the time and location announced by the BOD. If necessary, the BOD may conduct the annual election by mail or email.

Officers shall be elected to serve terms as follows:

  • President – limited to two one year terms
  • Vice President/Secretary – one year
  • Treasurer – one year

If an elected officer is unable to complete his/her term, the board will appoint a replacement to serve the remainder of the elected officer’s term. If the appointed officer later decides to stand for election they will be subject to the terms defined above. In the case of the President, the appointed term does not limit the number of allowed elected terms.

Fiscal/Club Year

The SRC fiscal year is from July 1 to June 30.

Board of Directors Meetings

The BOD shall meet no fewer than two times per year.

Financial Reporting and Management

The Treasurer shall issue a report of financial position no fewer than two times per year. In addition, the Treasurer is responsible for managing the club’s bank accounts. The Treasurer, the President and one other member of the BOD shall be authorized to sign checks on behalf of the club. An expense budget and revenue projection will be developed for each fiscal year. Any expenditure of unbudgeted club funds in excess of $100 must have the approval of at least three BOD members.

Meeting Minutes and Biennial Reporting

The SRC Secretary shall maintain minutes of BOD meetings and file a required Biennial Report with the Corporation Division of the Vermont Secretary of State office.

Debt

The BOD shall incur no debts on behalf of the SRC which cannot reasonably be paid in full within the fiscal year. If an unforeseen debt is incurred or equipment is required which cannot be paid within the year, the BOD shall call a special membership meeting to vote on an assessment.

Agent

An Agent shall be appointed by the BOD and must be a resident of the State of Vermont.

Membership

Membership in the SRC is open to all persons 18 years of age or older regardless of race, gender, religion or national origin. The club will not tolerate discrimination in any form.

Termination of Membership

Membership in the SRC may be terminated by a member at any time or by the BOD for the following reasons

Member behavior is deemed detrimental to the reputation or good order of the SRC.

Dues and fees more than 30 days in arrears.

Special Membership

From time to time, the BOD may designate honorary members who will be exempt from dues and fees.

Operating Rules and Requirements

From time to time, the BOD may institute rules and requirements governing the day to day operation and management of the SRC.

Contact us

The Sugarbush Racing Club is made up of adults who are living or reliving their ski bum and weekend-warrior days on the slopes of Sugarbush and in the Mad River Valley. The Club is all about fun racing, friendly rivalries, great après-ski parties and wonderful social events. Become a member now!

The Sugarbush Racing Club is an all-volunteer group. Many activities are required to make the club run.  If you are a member and would like to support the club, please click here for the  Volunteer information form.

The Sugarbush Racing Club, Inc. is incorporated in the State of Vermont and has been granted 501c-7 non profit, tax exempt status.

Information: info@sugarbushracingclub.com

Mailing address: Sugarbush Racing Club, PO Box 1502, Waitsfield, VT 05673

Website: sugarbushracingclub.com

Webmaster: Howard Whittle
howie@sugarbushracingclub.com

Web design and architecture: Vizou

Mailing list

Upon joining, members agree to have their email added to our mailing list.

The Club uses Google Groups to manage our mailing list. Sugarbush Racing Club is a private account and is not listed anywhere for people to find by searching groups. Your email address is hidden from view even to other club members. Other than your name and email address, no information about you is kept in Google. Google will not send you messages because you are a member of SRC. Our mailing list will not be shared with others, even club members.

You do not need to have a Google Groups account to get messages from the Club. However, if you have an account, SRC will be listed among the groups you belong to. It is not recommended you create an account for Club business as it will not give you greater access to the Club’s list or rights to send messages.

A few members of the SRC Board can add and delete names and change email addresses.  Only certain Board members can post messages. Most of the messages will come from Howie Whittle (aka SRC Mailer), or Laurie Landau (aka SRC Mailer1), or from Manny Apigian, but there are others who back us up from time to time. All subject lines are prefixed with “SRC Announcement” so you know its source.

You may reply to the message which will go to the sender; so be careful if you want to send a note to someone mentioned in the body of the message.  Be sure to use their email.  You cannot post comments about the message because we have elected not to use the discussion or bulletin board features of Google Groups.

From time to time we will post messages from our sponsors and members of the community that are of interest to members. If you have a desire to share information with the membership, please email info@sugarbushracingclub.com.

You may opt-out of receiving emails by sending an email to sugarbush-racing-club+unsubscribe@googlegroups.com.

If you experience difficulties receiving messages or know someone in the Club who thinks they are not getting our emails, please contact us at info@sugarbushracingclub.com.