USHPA Monthly Board Meeting

Date, agenda, and registration link for USHPA's next monthly, remote board of directors meeting.

Image titleUSHPA members are invited to our upcoming remote board meeting! Meetings are typically held on the second Tuesday of each month. Please register by the deadline below to attend. We hope to see you there!

Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm MST
Registration deadline: Monday, March 9 at 5:00 pm MST

The meeting will be held online via a Zoom conference call, and all members are invited to attend (remember to register by the deadline using the link below). Many members have expressed an interest in better understanding how USHPA operates, who makes decisions, and the organization's financial picture. Come to a board meeting and find out!

The next in-person USHPA board meeting will be held in fall 2020. Please see here for details about the next in-person meeting.

Online Meeting Registration and Access

Online meeting access is available to members as a member benefit and to keep you informed of USHPA’s efforts to further our mission.

Registration link: Register here
Registration deadline: Monday, March 9 at 5:00 pm MST

The board has discussed opening meetings to the public, but doing so would create additional hurdles that would ultimately result in less access on a regular basis to members. This is due to every individual present, not just directors, being required to provide their approval to be broadcast for each meeting. It would also require that each individual provide releases related to their likeness and permission to use for broadcast purposes. Since non-approval to be broadcast could be provided by attendees at any point up to the meeting start, any denials would result in last minute cancellations of meeting broadcasts. This seemed problematic if we wanted to keep our target audience informed on a regular basis.

Agenda and Schedule

Meeting agenda items will include:

  • Information services infrastructure overview
  • Instructional fees for events
  • Discussing the recent open letter to the board about the RRG, and an upcoming informational webinar and magazine article on the RRG/USHPA

Previous Meeting Summary

USHPA's February remote board meeting took place on Tuesday, February 11. In total, 14 members registered for the meeting and 4 attended.

A brief summary of the February meeting is provided below:

  • Finalizing the in-person fall board meeting November 12-15 in Los Angeles, CA, possibly including a fly-in.
  • Approved SOP change to make the SOP review process compatible with the governance reorganization, and shortening the timeline for making SOP changes.
  • Voted to list instructors that were denied renewal of their instructor ratings on the USHPA website.
  • Discussed new ways to organize sanctioned competitions in the U.S.
  • Discussed 2020 initiatives: social media, instructor program, speedflying, and pilots.

A draft of the full meeting minutes will be available soon under board minutes.

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