March 12, 2015

MEETING, TUESDAY MARCH 3RD, 2015

Tonight’s meeting was very informative and we had a great turnout, 35 guests and all of the pizza was consumed. Spring is really shaping up, and our presence is being felt in the community. We had 5 Gyres, ZipCar, and Sports Basement employees in attendance.

February Recap 

Plant Don’t Pave was at Glen Park elementary school 2/28, where students, parents and Surfrider volunteers built a bio-swell (retention structure to keep water for planting), as well as little bridges and continued to work on making the ground hospitable for new plants. Phase two complete

Beach Cleanups – Statistics- 106 volunteers, 912 lbs. of trash.

SF International Film Fest-2/27 – 3/2 Jeff and Katie volunteered, did public outreach.

Upcoming Events:

Beach Cleanups – Sunday 3/1 and 3/16 at stairwell 17 from 10-12. Saturday 3/27 at Baker beach will be a big one- the American Bar Association is coming with volunteers

-We are starting to collect butts on beaches and partnering with “teracycle” to recycle them.

OFG -Event-Saturday march 21st, last gardening day from 10-2

Sloat – SF is updating their costal planning master plan. Sharp Park- there is talk to do away with golf course and restore it to where it should be. Keep an eye on his blog.

RAP – The plastic bag ban is being challenged so it will come to vote in November 2016.Shannon is looking for people to spread the word on their own social media or pounding the pavement about not using straws in restaurants and bars. RAP fundraiser in May-“mac and cheese cook-off” with raffle drawing (also looking for donations for that raffle).

Hold On To Your Butts – Shelly is looking to local businesses to sponsor ashtrays/receptacles. Also thinking of having mini-receptacles to encourage mindfulness.

5GYRES – We were visited by Marcus Ericson (cofounder), who published the plastics-in-oceans report. Blake- 5-Gyres new campaign manager, spoke to us about legislation to ban plastic micro-beads in cosmetics. (

Earn the Day- The videographer is wrapping up the video from the teaching kids to surf (Thanks Big Dog). The El Rio bar will have an even in April to show the film and ½ of all drink sales will go to the Boys and Girls/Earn the Day.

March 14th,  we will be tabling at Sunset Mercantile , located at 42nd and Irving. Donations for drinks will benefit Surfrider.

EARTHDAY!!! April 19th Guests from Zipcar and Sports Basement were at tonight’s meeting to discuss Earth Day planning. They will be sponsoring a cleanup on 4/19, with Zipcar inviting there 90,000 members and Sports Basement their thousands of members. Both companies will be offering incentives to their members, such as driving credit, and sports basement making t-shirts. Note-.Zip car services keep cars off the road, Surfrider member gets 10% off at Sports Basement!

-Along with the beach cleanup from 9-12, we are looking to have a BBQ at Church of Surf, and we would need volunteers. Check with Jacqueline (volunteercoordinator@sf.surfrider.org).

March 3, 2015

March 3rd EC + General Meeting

 

6:20 – 6:50 EC Meeting

  • Discussion of Video Series after receiving offer for pro-bono work
  • Future Events 
    • Event Coordinator needed? Decision and next steps.
    • Relationship between event coord & program leads
  • Revamping EC meeting format
    • Less frequent but more robust format?
    • Schedule on calendar in advance
    • How to message to chapter

6:50 – 7:00 Pick up pizzas and beverages

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7:00 – 7:20 Settle in, pizzas and mingle 

7:15 – 7:20 Introductions (5 min)

7:20 – 7:40 Guests from Zipcar and Sports Basemen to discuss Earth Day planning  (15-20 min)

  • Both reached out to sponsor ED activities – will discuss details

7:40 – 8 February Recap (20 min)

  • Super Planning Meeting Recap
  • Beach Cleanups
  • Sloat

8- 8:15 Upcoming Events / Updates( 20 min)

  • Beach Cleanups
  • OFG Event
  • Sloat
  • RAP
  • Open Positions
    • Beach Cleanup Lead
    • Education
    • Events Coordinator

8:15 – 8:20 Public Announcements

8:20 – 8:45 Breakout

February 4, 2015

Chapter Meeting Minutes – Feb 3rd, 2015

Introductions – New people! And quite a few old faces who we hadn’t seen in a while

Election-Mike was voted in for treasurer position, done by chapter by-laws, and we said goodbye to Adam.

January Recap

    • Super Planning Meeting Recap- The main goal being to grow our presence in 2015, by increasing programs and events, step up social media, reiterating empowerment and pride to our members, and by strategizing.  Culture is important here, we want to build a culture of respect, fun, mindfulness , and appreciation.
    • Sunset Community Meeting– are held at the sunset library, 3rd wed. of the month to discuss the new blueprint for the sunset, housing, commuting, etc.
    • Beach Cleanups-  nearly 100 volunteers at Sloat, 150 total, 550 lbs of trash. Next one is on Sunday the 15th, and Sunday the 28th. We still need clean up leaders
    • OFG- Glen Park elementary school-planting and biosoils. Phase 2 of rehabbing the soil at the school is this weekend, Feb. 8th,  from 10-2. If it rains, we raincheck.
    • Sloat- potential video in the works
    • RAP-Shannon and Eva- “Plastic Straws Suck” (their new campaign)  meeting on Sunday the 8th at 2 at Noriega Pizza.
    • MOP- The events this year are B. F. D., High Sierra, Outside Lands. Launching an ambassador program with national groups, and locals, to get exposure in SF. Partnered with Reverb-green touring process.  
  • Earn the DayMike Stewart is going to be the financial sponsor,  their website is coming soon. Documentary coming together soon, and Carl is planning to possibly  show the video with Surfrider at an event at Balboa, bar, etc with an entry fee to benefit the programs

 

Other programs or Events brought up by members-

  • All one Ocean– Adam and Lauren: New event-  March 21st a 5k run, 1k walk, this year its at Crissy Field. It will start with a beach clean up, and there will be yoga, music, and food. Adam is looking to team up with surfrider for possible donations for raffle to be held that day.
  • Ocean Film Festival- at Ft. Mason, we are tabling Feb.27th, Christy O’Connel is working on it, we need to check in with her before the event, she will need volunteers.
  • “Stoak Share”-New member brought this up, a program he started in the Sunset-shares adventure equipment- An online platform- stoakedshare.com, and you can rent out your board. A community of outdoor stuff that can be rented so you never have to buy new stuff when you travel and forget your board!
  • 5 gyres Valentines event at Establish, Thursday Feb.12th from 5-9.
  • National Park Services– meeting this Thursday Feb. 5th at 6pm at the Cliff House regarding bonfires on beaches.
February 3, 2015

Meeting Agenda – Feb 3rd, 2015

 

 

6:20 – 6:50 EC Meeting

 

  • Bills video thing
  • Discussion over goals
  • Internship
  • Super Planning meeting follow up
  • Merch and Business Cards
  • Carl Fundraiser

 

 

6:50 – 7:00 Pick up pizzas and beverages

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7:00 – 7:20 Settle in, pizzas and mingle

 

7:20 – 7:25 Introductions (5 min)

 

7:25 – 7:35 Election (10 min)

 

7:35 – 7:55 January Recap (20 min)

  • Super Planning Meeting Recap
  • Beach Cleanups
  • Sloat
  • Earn the Day

 

7:55 – 8:15 Upcoming Events / Udpates( 20 min)

  • Beach Cleanups
  • OFG EventSloat
  • Secretary Update
  • RAP
  • Open Positions
    • Beach Cleanup Lead
    • Education
    • Events Coordinator

8:15 – 8:20 Public Announcements

 

8:20 – 8:45 Breakout

 

December 1, 2014

Meeting Agendas – December 2nd, 2014


Open ‘EC Meeting’

6:20 – 6:50

 

  • Secretary Position
    • Steps for replacing Sunshine
  • Dec 11th Happy Hour with Chad Nelson (SR CEO) attendees
  • January events
    • Super/Planning Meeting (choose a DATE)
    • Appreciation Happy Hour/night
  • Treasurer role next steps
    • Adam out in January?

6:50 – 7:00 Pick up pizzas and beverages

 


SF Surfrider Chapter Meeting 

7-9

7:00 – 7:20 Settle in, pizzas and mingle

7:20 – 7:25 Introductions (5 min)

7:25 – 7:45 November Recap (20 min)

  • Beach Cleanup Stats (Jacqueline)
  • Sloat
  • Other

7:45 – 8:10 Upcoming Events / Udpates(25 min)

    • Beach Cleanups
    • Holiday Party Update
    • OFG in the New Year
    • Sloat
  • Secretary Update
  • Open Positions
    • Treasurer (hoping to vote in December meeting?)
    • Beach Cleanup Lead
    • Education
  • Invitation to Attend Jan Super Meeting (No Chapter Meeting) 

8:10 – 8:20 Public Announcements

8:20 – 8:45 Breakout

*Things to connect with leads on

  • Merch – need to put in another order for shirts