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 fourth Tuesday of each month. Please register by the deadline below to attend. We hope to see you there!

April board meeting:

Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Time: 6:00 pm MT
Registration link: Register here
Registration deadline: Monday, April 26 at 5:00 pm MT

The meeting will be held online via a RingCentral 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 2021 after being postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. 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.

April meeting:

Registration link: Register here
Registration deadline: Monday, April 26 at 5:00 pm MT

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

Draft agenda for April meeting (subject to change):

  • (Coming soon)

Previous Meeting Summary

March meeting

  • (Coming soon)

February meeting

USHPA's February remote board meeting took place on Tuesday, February 23. In total, 13 members registered for the meeting and 8 attended.

A brief summary of the February meeting is provided below:

  • The Accident Review Committee is working with volunteers to write more accident review articles
  • USHPA's insurance premiums increased by around 5% during the pandemic, but this is less than the rest of the insurance industry
  • Voted to sanction Hurricane as a regionals competition (not nationals)
  • USHPA's treasurer, Bill Hughes, was elected as CIVL Bureau Treasurer
  • HG Training & Certification committee is increasing communication with administrators and holding regular meetings to improve HG training
  • PG Training and Certification committee is working on completing the new speedflying program
  • Appointed Susan Engquist as chair of USHPA's Audit Committee, replacing Bill Hughes
  • Approved current list of examiners

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

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