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The Board is required to arrive in time to attend Thursday committee meetings and be on hand through Saturday to conduct regular Board business. In addition to the Board of Directors, there are many people who volunteer their time to serve on the CRB, SEB and many other national and regional program boards.
012_SC0210 12/18/09 3:08 PM SCCA VANTAGE not normally be aware of. In addition to the Board of Member benefits POINT Directors, there are many people who volunteer their time to serve on the CRB, SEB and many other national The number and variety of special JEFF DAHNERT and regional program boards. One offers available under the SCCA SCCA Inc. thing that all of these people have in Member Benefits program President and CEO common is that they will never make continues to grow. These partners everybody happy. It is inevitable that continue to offer advantages to issues will come up that will require a members under the program: Respect decision that someone will not agree with. I believe they all understand this when they choose to take on I AM WRITING THIS MONTH’S column having just one of these roles. Ownersite Technologies is attended our December Board of Directors meeting. What should be emphasized is that offering up to $5 off on The Board just added four new people to its ranks, a volunteer at any level takes on the annual vehicle maintenance and and this has made me think about the commitment obligations and responsibilities record keeping plans on that is required to be on our Board of Directors, or to take on any other associated with their positions without ownersite.com. volunteer position within the Club. any expectation of compensation BSR Products offers 10 percent off The Board meets five times per year. This is made up of four regular other than the pride of contributing to all purchases of meetings here at the National Office and one additional meeting at the the betterment of the Club. racecar parts SCCA National Convention. The Board is required to arrive in time to attend Will we as members always agree and supplies. Thursday committee meetings and be on hand through Saturday to with the decisions they make? The conduct regular Board business. This is in addition to the commitments to answer is probably not. But, the Club at the region and division level. There is also the time spent on the regardless of whether we agree or phone and answering e-mails from members and staff. disagree, they should always receive If you do the math, you can see that being on the Board of Directors is our respect. There is a quote from A free trial and $10 discount on the no small expenditure of time. This is time spent away from family and Benjamin Franklin that I’ve used award winning CARCare friends and their regular day jobs. Oh, I forgot to mention that they do not before: ‘If passion drives you, let Automotive Maintenance get paid for their services. They take on this responsibility because they reason hold the reigns!’ Software. care about our Club and want to make a difference. So, as this is one of my first The Board deals not only with program and competition related issues, columns of the New Year, let me but business issues as well. The SCCA has to deal with all of the issues welcome all of the people who are that any other company deals with. Personnel, compliance issues, taking on new positions within the Receive a 10-percent discount on corporate governance, legal Club. I commend you for taking the all Micro-Tech issues, you name it. They are the governing body of a multi-million-
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