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*UPDATED* WSGA 2024-2025 Board Slate

The 2023 – 2024 nomination committee are pleased to present you with the updated slate of candidates for the 2024-2025 WSGA Board.

President
Antoine Pin (Winos_Seattle)

Vice-President
Steve Turin (SMuddT)

Secretary
Dano Rystrom (fairwoodwest)

Treasurer
Annette Bailes (PeachofWA)

48 North Chapter Representative
Jean Hoffmann (Morhoff) [OOC]

No Representation

Cache-Cadian Chapter Representative
Kevin Witt (Trek 450)
Gene Reed (Mr. Gadget 2)

Inland Empire Chapter Representative

Larry Noll (LLCOOL)

Elaine Edwards (lucymogus)

Olympic Peninsula Chapter Representative
Lori Cassidy (Seabeck Tribe)

Puget Sound Chapter Representative
Jim Pommert (rocketglider)

Kevin DeFields (coolcowcachers)

South Central Chapter Representative
Benjamin Parruzot (Tecsomane)

Southwest Chapter Representative

Rhonda Britten (RMMB1972)

If there are any objections, please voice them by March 4, 2024 at 11:59pm.  If there is no dissent, the slate shall be deemed approved by acclamation.

If this slate is approved, ballots will be sent out on March 5, 2024 to all contested chapters.   They will have until March 15, 2024 to cast their vote for their Chapter Representative.

Get involved, make a difference!

#WSGA #BoardElections #GetInvolved #LeadershipOpportunity

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2023-2025 WSGA Board Nomination Slate

The 2023 – 2024 nomination committee are pleased to present you with the slate of candidates for the 2024-2025 WSGA Board.

 

President
Antoine Pin (Winos_Seattle)

Vice-President
Steve Turin (SMuddT)

Secretary
Dano Rystrom (fairwoodwest)

Treasurer
Annette Bailes (PeachofWA)

48 North Chapter Representative
Jean Hoffmann (Morhoff)

Cache-Cadian Chapter Representative
Kevin Witt (Trek 450)
Gene Reed (Mr. Gadget 2)

Inland Empire Chapter Representative

Jerry Martin (Maritin5)

Olympic Peninsula Chapter Representative
Lori Cassidy (Seabeck Tribe)

Puget Sound Chapter Representative
No Representation

South Central Chapter Representative
Benjamin Parruzot (Tecsomane)

Southwest Chapter Representative

No Representation

 

As per bylaw 9.6.1 – The slate shall be provided to all Members no later than Feb. 20, and Members shall have until Feb. 25 to voice any objections. If there is no dissent, the slate shall be deemed approved by acclamation.

 

If this slate is approved, the only chapter that will receive a ballot is Cache-Cadian on March 1, 2024. They will have until March 10, 2024 to cast their vote for their Chapter Representative.

 

Get involved, make a difference!

#WSGA #BoardElections #GetInvolved #LeadershipOpportunity

 

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2024-2025 Elections

The election season has started here at the WSGA. We are looking for candidates who are interested in serving the board in all positions for the 2024 – 2025 board. The tenure begins 4/1/24 and runs thru 3/31/25.
All positions are open though we do have many of our current members that will be running for another year. If you are interested in a Chapter Representative position, you are required to reside in the chapter that you want to serve. Executive committee positions (President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasure) are open to all Washington State Residents regardless of where in the state you live.
If you are interested in any position, please contact us via the contact page on this website which is located next to the “Membership” menu.
The deadline for nominees is 2/15/24. Once your nomination has been received, someone from our election committee will contact you to discuss the position you are interested in. All board members MUST be current WSGA members. Level of membership does not matter. You just must be a current WSGA member to serve on this board and must prepay your membership dues through 3/31/25.  If you have any questions regarding serving on our board, please reach out to us via the contact page on our website.

Get involved, make a difference! 🌟
#WSGA #BoardElections #GetInvolved #LeadershipOpportunity

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Board Meeting January 17, 2024 Agenda

Here is the agenda for the Board Meeting on January 17, 2024 @ 6:30 pm PST.

The  meeting is open to all members which will be announced closer to the meeting on what platform we will be using. We are welcome to any question and comments and these can be done via a comment here or during the meeting platform comments.

Links:

Agenda: January 2024 Agenda

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wsga.org

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/95758628199?pwd=V2w1NE9uclI0VmNPUk5wL0J5bXZmUT09
We ask that any member that joins the zoom meeting to please remain on mute and raise your hand if you have any questions.

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Board Meeting November 15, 2023 Agenda

Here is the agenda for the Board Meeting on November 15, 2023 @ 6:30 pm PST.

The  meeting is open to all members which will be announced closer to the meeting on what platform we will be using. We are welcome to any question and comments and these can be done via a comment here or during the meeting platform comments.

Links:

Agenda: WSGA PRES. AGENDA NOV 2023

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wsga.org

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Board Meeting September 20, 2023 Agenda & Online Meeting Links

Here is the agenda for the Board Meeting on September 20, 2023 @ 6:30 pm PST.

The  meeting is open to all members via YouTube channel  and Washington State Geocaching Association Facebook page. We are welcome to any question and comments and these can be done via a comment here or during the meeting platform comments.

Links:

Agenda: https://www.wsgaonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/WSGA-BOARD-MTG-AGENDA-SEPT-23-ONLINE-EDITION.pdf

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@washingtonstategeocachinga7056

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wsga.org

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General Board Meeting Agenda & YouTube Link

Here is the agenda for the General Board Meeting on July 29, 2023 @ 8 pm PST at the WSGA 2023 Campout @ the ‘Claw in Enumclaw, WA.

The  meeting is open to all members via YouTube channel or in-person.  We are welcome to any question and comments and these can be done via a comment here and in-person.

Check out the Event page for the full activities to on Saturday and Sunday.

Links:

Agenda: https://www.wsgaonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/WSGA-General-Meeting-Agenda-July-2023.pdf

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@washingtonstategeocachinga7056

Event Page: https://coord.info/GCA7WMT

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2023 General Membership Meeting

The WSGA Board meeting on July 19, 2023 has been moved to July 29, 2023 as a General Membership Meeting.  The General Board meeting will be held at  Enumclaw Expo Center RV Campground  @ 8:00 pm in person and on WSGA YouTube Channel.  

*  You can check out the  WSGA 2023 Campout @ the ‘Claw  event page for the full agenda for Saturday and Sunday.  We are having a poker run on Saturday.  We encourage “Will Attends” so we know how much to purchase food and items plus to get “announcements”. 

* Don’t forget to purchase your event package which includes Your registration will include: 1 – 2023 WSGA Campout Cachekinz, 1 – Additional Poker Chip, 2 ea – Bottles of water & granola bars, List of caches with GC codes, and Campsite List.

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THE CAMPOUT RETURNS!

Update 6/11/23

  • The campout event page is up
  • Campout registration packets are available in the store for $10 and only available for pick up at the event
  • Don’t forget to get your campsite if your needing one

You read that correctly!  The WSGA is bringing back the campout in 2023!  The campout is scheduled to take place from 7/28/23  through 7/30/23. This year the Puget Sound Chapter is playing host to the event as the campout is being held at the Enumclaw Expo Center RV Campground.   All reservations will be done directly via the Enumclaw Expo’s website. Below is a link to the expo’s registration website:

https://www.enumclawexpo.com/p/camping/rates

There are only 18 campsites available, so the early camper gets the best campsite!

As part of the event, we will have a bucket run which will take place on Saturday, July 29th. The poker run is open to all. More info will be provided about the poker run on the campout event page when it gets listed. On the evening of July 29th, there will be a WSGA board meeting as well. All of the mentioned activities are open to all, WSGA members or not. There will also be a registration packet that will include campout merchandise and other information that will be available for purchase which can be purchased off of our website once it becomes available. We will have further announcements regarding the packet as it becomes available.