Board Meeting – May 2019

SDMRT Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Monday May 6th, 2019 1830 Strategic Ops

Present: Kyle A, T.J. T, Tony R, Nick M, Jeff O, Kevin L, Kristun K,

Absent: none

Committee Reports

Treasurer: TJ Tischer

Treasurer’s Report April 31, 2019

-Checking & PayPal Accounts: $35,303.15

-Cash Receipts: $821.00 A

-Cash Disbursements: ($564.88) B

Cash Receipts

-Donation: $800 – Viasat Inc. Community Outreach

-Team stores: $21

Cash Disbursements:

-Payment to Verizon ($50.08)

-Reimbursement to Alicia for Mtn. Climb permits ($247.00)

-Reimbursement to Hugo for team awards plaques ($172.80)

-Payment to Discount Two-Way Radio for radio repair: RF power output adjustment/increase of ¼ watt ($95.00)


-County Ops holding check of $500

-Check to John W sent for pager ($100), still not cashed

-2018 tax season

-Renewal invoice has been requested for general liability

Operations: Tony Rolfe

  1. Meeting Cadence: Quarterly
  2. One operation?
    1. 4/28/2019 Oceanside? – ?
      1. Did anyone respond?

Training: Tony Rolfe

  • Tech 1 – Joshua Tree
    • Queen Valley admin site
    • Plan in place
    • Kevin has talked to folks there
    • Lesson plans prepared
    • Group size limited to 30
  • Mountain climb
    • First one at end of May
    • Training plans being prepared
  • Mark Johnson’s medical sessions
    • COC before next meeting
    • Follow emails for the location and topics
  • Blue card updates
    • OL meeting next week to get comments
    • Then to present at team meeting next month
  • Scope of practice for medical response when not acting in team capacity but instead in good Samaritan?
    • What is our scope?
    • Does the county medical director have input for WFRs?
      • Where does it fit in relation to BLS and EMTs?
    • Some documentation exists on Sherriff side but extremely vague…
    • Mark to investigate


  1. Resignations: Jesse
  2. LOAs:
    1. Justin – military deployment
    2. Eitan – 3/15 to 7/15
  3. Field Qualified:
  4. Other discussions occurred

Old Business

  1. Old Slide Digitization
    1. Per previous meeting
      1. Options depending on quality, ~$450, ~$700. ~$900
    2. T.J. proposed we go with highest quality, Jeff seconded, unanimous vote
  2. Ops reports in new folder?
    1. Moved to separate from meeting minutes
  3. Training plans and slide shows stored for reference
    1. SDMRTarchives@gmail
    2. Repository of documents
    3. Tony working on it
  4. Team strategy for technology
    1. All laptops on current version of windows
    2. Laptop software updated
    3. Batteries may be degraded to certain degrees
    4. Tech committee of Jeff, Dennis (leader), Adam
    5. We get some Microsoft Azure annual credit ($3500), do we want to look into that for hosting and/or other website updates?
    6. Jeff working it
  5. Medical packs
    1. Should personal medical packs have a minimum standard or items required?
    2. “Must contain at least these items?”
      1. Some guidelines, some required
    3. Mark come up with proposal on specific items?
    4. Discussions still occurring with OL and training committee
  6. General liability policy
    1. Unanimous renewal (due in May)
    2. Still discussing the trailer insurance
      1. T.J to ask for some info on policies
    3. Renewal invoice has been requested for general liability

New Business

  • New gear being investigated
    • Edge transition tool (Tony)
    • Rope, pulleys
    • New laser printer (Nick investigating)
    • Battery for printer
  • Do we need a team medical director?
    • Someone to liaise with the county medical director?
    • Not necessary
  • Make a Wish events asking for WFRs in Big Bear
    • Email sent out and David L to mention at meeting

Adjourned: 2036