Board Members


The next board meeting is Tuesday January 23rd.

Meeting Schedule
-Jan                              Board meeting (plan annual club meeting)
-Feb                             Annual club meeting/activity
-April                           Board meeting (new members, plan service project/activity)
-May                                Adopt-a-Park service project/activity
-Aug                            Board meeting at the State Park (plan service project/activity)
-Sep                             Adopt-a-Park service project/activity
-Oct                             Board meeting at restaurant (review year)


Scot Chipman - President.
  • Primary leader and problem solver for club related issues and concerns.
  • Public ambassador for the club and the sport of water skiing.
  • Renew Directors & Officers (D&O) Liability Insurance by October 31st with ESIX.
  • Re-new club affiliation with USA Water Ski. This also should be done in December.
  • Pay for web hosting service each December.
  • Renew Club liability insurance every January.
  • Approve club budget.
  •  Schedule and direct board meetings.Schedule and direct annual winter club meeting in February. 

Tim Peterson - VP Equipment
  • Order needed equipment for the coming year.
  • Maintain the clubs courses and docks with the help from the equipment manager.
  • Find a place to store clubs equipment.
  • Attend scheduled board meetings and report on equipment status. 
  • Attend annual winter meeting and report club equipment news to the members. 


Garrett Smith - Equipment Manager 1
  • Decide on needed equipment for the coming year with VP of equipment.
  • Maintain the clubs courses and docks with the help from the VP of equipment.
  • Find a place to store clubs equipment.
  • Attend scheduled board meetings and report on equipment status. 
  • Attend annual winter meeting. 



Paul Hillyard - VP Web Site/News
  • Maintain the clubs web page with current and up to date information.
  • Make periodic additions and improvements to the web site based upon VP Web Site/News ideas and member/board feedback.
  • Arrange with the board the Adopt-A-Park club service project dates and put information on the web page. Also e-mail club members the information and dates using the clubs e-mail account.
  • Post all club meetings and events to club Web site.
  • Attend scheduled board meetings and report on club web page/news.
  • Attend annual winter meeting and report club web page/news to the members.


Garn Arnold - VP Membership
  • E-mail renewal information to club members around March 1st with clubs e-mail account, send second notice in the middle of March and a final notice near the end of March. Attach club application document to each e-mail.
  • E-mail wait list members around March 1st and remind them that their $20 is due by March 31st to stay on the wait list.
  • Collect and save in club records a signed copy of the UWSC application agreement from each member.
  • Collect member/wait list dues and give to VP Treasurer in a timely manner.
  • Verify that each UWSC member is a member of USA Water Ski. Usually members send in a copy of their USA Water Ski card with their application but they can also send an e-mail confirmation from USA Water Ski. You can also verify their card in person.
  • Have membership cards made in time to give out at the annual meeting in February.
  • Update and keep a hard copy of the member/wait list in the club records, also keep the digital copy on Google drive updated.
  • Update each member/wait list member e-mail address and maintain the member/wait list group e-mails on the clubs Gmail e-mail account.
  • Attend scheduled board meetings and report on member/wait list status.
  • Attend annual winter meeting and report club member/wait list status to the members.

Rick Anderson - VP Treasurer

  • Establish a business checking account. (not an interest generating checking account)
  • Order at least one box of checks.
  • Establish a method for tracking club income and expenses. Categorize the expenses and deposits. (i.e. Quicken, QuickBooks, Excel)
  • Agree on a general budget with the club president for the coming year.
  • Pay the Right of Entry Permit with help from the club president.
  • Pay for the clubs USA Water Ski affiliation membership with help form the club president.
  • Deposit club member dues into club checking account in a timely manner. (Two weeks after the deadline for paying dues) You may need to coordinate this with the VP Membership person.
  • Reimburse club members for expenses after they have provided receipts. Expenses should roughly be in line with the budget.
  • Attend scheduled board meetings and report on finances.
  • Attend annual winter meeting and report club finances to the members.

Hank Cobb - VP Government & Regulation Affairs

Duties:
1. Annual filing and maintenance of all UWSC permits
  • Pay yearly $450 fee to Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands for Sovereign Lands Special Use Lease Agreement (SULA). Permit # is 300-00302, will need to be renewed in 2027.
  • Fill out Application for Permission to Place Device on Boating Waters from the State Park: Meet with head of Utah Lake State Park and go over course and dock location for the coming year. This should be done in November/December.
2. Serve on the Boating advisory council to represent watersports, primarily waterskiing.
    a. Motoboat Access Grants
    b. Review state legislation
    c. Review state accidents and current events
3. Special Projects - ad hoc
    a. Phragmites management - harvester machine - use for course maintenance? or new courses?
    b. New course permits
    c. Course #1 Cut - push back to just have the east end wakeless
4. Key UWSC liason between all regulatory agencies
    a. State Parks
    b. Fish & Wildlife
    c. State Sovereign Lands - FFSL
    d. Legislative entities