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Spring Members Meeting

April 13 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Heading back from Jewell

The season’s almost here! Save the date for the MASKGI Spring Meeting, to be held at the Portland office of the Maine Island Trail Association.

Can’t make it in person? Join us by videoconference at https://zoom.us/j/484440733 or dial in by phone (full dial-in instructions below).

See the full agenda (link to a PDF version) below.

Business (~1 hr 15 mins)

  • Introductions / Opening (15 minutes)
    • Programs and Activities
    • Treasurer’s Report
    • Membership Updates
      • Website
      • Pro Deals
  • Report on Guide Board and Licensing (15 minutes)
    • Recruiting test examiners
      • Hope to ease testing bottleneck
    • Guide board communication / representation
      • Recent Meeting
    • Discussion with Guide Board attendees
      • How best to communicate?
      • Can we talk with the Commissioner about board composition?
      • What can we do for you?
        • What are we interested in pursuing?
  • Report on Professional Development (15 minutes)
    • Ongoing programs
      • WFAA
      • Pool Sessions
      • Seminars
    • Professional development group discussion
      • Program ideas
      • Pro-dev events calendar on website
    • Discussion
      • Next steps
  • Paddling and Boating Safety (15 minutes)
    • Q&A with Torrin from Casco Bay Lines
    • Wicked Good Festival
  • Report on Marketing and Promotion (15 minutes)
    • Website improvements
      • Could use a marketing committee
  • New Business from Membership (Up to 15 minutes)
    • Open forum for members to raise new business or ideas

Break (~15 minutes)

  • Take a breather, enjoy the view of Casco Bay from the MITA office and dock

Presentations (~45 minutes)

  • Summer Paddling Youth Program (15 minutes)
    • Presented by Carino Higgins with guests from NYC
    • Opportunities to partner with MASKGI and/or volunteer opportunities.
  • Off Season Adventures (15 minutes)
    • Presented by Joe Guglielmetti
    • Adventure paddling in Fiji
  • Teaching the Public about Shellfish Aquaculture (15 minutes)
    • Presented by Alice Heyburn Pulsifer who has received training from the industry
    • Teach your guests about the shellfish aquaculture industry in coastal Maine while you’re on the water.

Social (after the meeting)

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April 13
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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MITA Office
Portland, ME 04103 United States
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