Committee Meeting - August 2012

Date: Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 - 7:00 PM
Location: CPE
Chaired by: Santos Kadi
Total present: 17

Troop Agenda

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Eagle Project Proposal

  • Ansh gave an update on the completion of his Eagle Project. He thanked the committee to support his project.
  • Committee moved to approve Edward Hsiang - Eagle Project proposal. Edward's project is is to build a kiosk at Whittier Narrows Nature Center. He plans to execute his project in 2 days, one day to build the kiosk and second day to install it. His dates are Oct 6th and Oct 13th.

Committee Reports

Committee Chair Report

Santos Kadi

  • There are article on the cover page of LA Times about Child abuse in BSA. All were reminded to ensure two deep leadership and staying current on Youth Protection.

Scoutmaster’s Report

Alok Sancheti

  • SM Conferences 1 - Star, 2 - Life (1 cleared)
  • Met with the 1st year scouts who completed their Trail to 1st Class (Pathfinder) at Summer Camp - 2012, to know how they did at summer camp and also to sign-off the requirements in the book
  • 1 scout has lost his book, but he had the photocopy of the advancement pages…so will use those to transfer to the new book.
  • Met with the MCs for the Court of Honor to finalize the plan.

Treasurer Report

Mi Kyong - Balance on File

Quartermaster Report

Victor Hsiang

  • Planning to purchase walkie-talkies as one is broken and now we are left with 3 only.
  • Planning to purchase a water jug or replace the faucet.
  • Tent clean-up will be planned for early 2013.

Registration Report

Cynthia Dang - (Not in Attendance)

Outing Coordinator

Andrew Chen

  • Helping co-ordinators for Backpacking - October 2012 outings
  • Suggestion was made to pursue other high adventure outings e.g. Norther Tier, Grand Canyon, Zion National Park, Mt. Whitney.

Eagle Guide

Maha Sadras

  • Maha just came back from India trip and will touch base with pre-Eagle scouts. Glenn was working with the scouts in her absence.
  • There was a concern about BH, completing his Eagle project

Trail to 1st Class

Dennis Gorospe

  • Planning for an orienteering training on Monday August 20th
  • This will be followed by a 1-mile orienteering course on August 26th
  • Personal Fitness session will be scheduled shortly


Melody, Grace, Jeanne, Jovita (none in attendance)

Webmaster’s Report

MinChi Cheng (not in attendance)

Medicals Chair Report

Uttara Kelkar (not in attendance)

Community Relations

Christina Preciado, Anjali Atkins (none in attendance)


Minchi Cheng (not in attendance)

  • Check out new Calendar - 2012 for updated events.
  • Coordinators are collecting information and will have flyers available with information in preparation of each outing.

Upcoming Outings

Date Event/Outing Coordinator Location Notes
Jun 23-30 Long Term Bike Ride - 2012 Jay Chiang, Dennis Gorospe, Ed Johnson Along the central CA coast Final expense was presented. Committee decided to not refund any $$ back to the scouts, thus providing a subsidy of only $20.
Jun 29 - Jul 4 Annual Fundraising - 2012 Claire Peer Artesia Good year…final report of income and expense was presented to the committeel
Jul 15 - 20 Summer Camp - 2012 Frances Gorospe, Charles Cho Camp Mataguay, San Diego Scouts enjoyed the camp. Troop one the 1st place in Triathlon
Aug 16-19 Zip Lining/Caving - 2012 Chad Hoang, Jay Chiang Moaning Cavern Park Everything is ready for the trip. 12 scouts + 5 adults
Aug 25 Water Balloon Fight - 2012 Chad Hoang Sunshine Park Four troops are participating: 693, 72, 88, 1005. Need volunteers to support the event and need 2 trucks to transfer the equipment. Committee approved lunch to be provided by the Troop
Sept 8, 30 Backpacking Training - 2012 Victor Hsiang, Yi Chu Sunshine Park, El Dorado Park Immediately following the scout planning Meeting on 8th, new scouts will be taught how to prepare for backpacking training. This will followed by a training hike on the 30th
Sept 22-23 Wind Surfing/Board Surfing - 2012 Eliza Ma, Sissy Yoh Mission Bay Aquatic Center, San Diego $65 for Sat-Sun 3hr Windsurfing and Surfing program includes all equipment and instruction. Last date to sign-up Sept 10th. So far 8 scouts and 5 adults have signed-up. Need to ensure older scouts go shopping with younger ones.
Sept 29 Adult Potluck - 2012 Christina Preciado Nishibayashi residence Christina will be organizing this event; This is a good event for parents of the troop to meet other parents
Oct 14 CHOC Walk - 2012 Jeanne Cha Disneyland All are encouraged to attend for a worthy cause
Oct 20 Backpacking - 2012 Anjali Atkins, Vasantha Sripathi San Jacinto Andrew is helping the coordinators. Leaning on going to San Jacinto
Nov 3, 10 Scouting for Food - 2012 Shalu Chauhan, Uttara Kelkar Sunshine Park No information available from the district yet
Nov 17 Rock Climbing - 2012 Jas Jahic

Discussion Items and Other Business:

  • Committee approved the new slate of officers for 2012-2013. Please see the new officers @ Adult Leadership

Long Term Outings Planned

  • Camp Cherry Valley (2013)
  • Hawaii (2013) — Start taking deposits; In order to achieve Hawaiin Award we must attend their summer camp. Gorope's visited the camp this summer…and are exited for the trip next year.
  • Philmont (2013)

Medical Forms

Expiry date of Medical form can be found ad Medical Form Expiry

Next Committee Meeting: September 11, 2012 @ 7PM, Carmenita Middle School

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