Committee Meeting July 2014

Date: Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 - 7:00 PM
Location: Cerritos Library skyline room
Chaired by: Dennis Gorospe

Troop Agenda

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Count of Attendees: 21

Eagle Project:

Gerardo Gorospe
- Gerardo presented Eagle Project Proposal to build new shelves for Cerritos HS Marching Band and to organize equipment/instruments/clear clutter. In summary, 1) refurbish existing cabinets 2) build
larger shelves 3) reorganize music sheets. Needs 15-20 scouts, will have band members assisting.
o Dennis Huang – motion to approve
o Scott Kotake – 2nd the motion
o Committee approved

Committee Chair Reports

Dennis G.
- Reservation for Court of Honor in August, Shoshone Park, is completed.

Scoutmaster’s Report

Eric Aune
- Looking for Summer Camp, coming up.

Treasurer Report

Eliza Ma
- Financial Report on File. Presented net results for June. To transfer Experian funds, $2.5K.

Quartermaster Report

Scott Kotake
- Need equipment clean-ups. Issue: adult tent was returned with mildew and permanent stain. Apparently, the responsible scout did not air out that tent.
- Suggestion - 1) show how to clean equipment (assign older scouts to demonstrate and partner with younger scouts) 2) designate by patrol
- Frances Gorospe suggested to have the tents cleaned right after outing, as long as it is not dark yet, to be administered by coordinators of the outing.
- Scott proposed to buy lanterns & walkie-talkie to replace the old ones.

Registration Report (Cynthia Dang)

- Not in attendance
- Eric noted that new scouts will need to be assigned to patrols, 18-19 new scouts

Eagle Guide

Ashok Chauchan, Maha Sadras, Cristina Preciado
(Christina reported, Ashok and Maha were not present)
- Approved Eagles
- 2012: 1
- 2013: 3
- 2014: 7
- National approval pending: 2
- Next Eagle Character Board – waiting: 2
- Completed Eagle Projects (June/July): 3
- Upcoming Eagle Project: 1
- Finalizing Eagle Project: 2
- Eagle Candidates in the pipeline for 2014: 2
- 2015-2016 – scouts in the pipeline for Eagle Projects: 14

Trail to 1st Class

Charles Cho (absent), Francis Gorospe (present)
- Swimming merit badge was completed on 7/3/14, completed worksheet and new scouts were instructed on CPR during Monday’s Troop Meeting on 7/7/14.


Grace, Jeanne, Linda, Chandy, Glenn H.
Jean Cha reported.
- Christina picked up permit for Shoshone Park, COH. Park is available for the Troop 5:00-10:00 PM. COH to begin at 6:00 PM.
- Completed BOR thru 7/7/14
o Tenderfoot: 2
o Star: 1
- Completed 7/24/14:
o Life: 1
o Star: 1

Webmaster’s Report

Sissy Yoh, Sharon Wang, Minchi Cheng
- Not present
o Troop693@moc.elgoog|retsambew#moc.elgoog|retsambew, for any posting requests.

Medicals Chair Report

Santos Kadi
- All are updated


Jay Chiang

Community Service

Carl Wong
- Henry Lee will transition in for next term
- 2nd Harvest is coming up, to be coordinated by Henry Lee.
- CHOC Walk is also coming up.

New Adult Leadership Committee

Santos Kadi
- Motion by Santos to approve new committee members, as presented.
- Dennis Huang 2nd the motion.
- New Chair, Santos Kadi

Upcoming Outings

Date Event/Outing Coordinator Location Notes
May 17 Sailing- May 2014 Dennis Huang, Jackie Lee, Terry Domae Newport - Scouts enjoyed the outing, visited by Dennis-bike ride.
June 20-22 Caving/Rapelling- June 2014 Santos Kade, Miki Cheng Moaning Cavern Park Great experiences for the scouts, adults. Actuals came out to be almost break-even, compared to budget.
July 13-19 Summer Camp- July 2014 Chandy Gunawardana Forest Lawn Scout Reservation Proposed next summer camp to be Cherry Valley, 2015. Proposed to create sub-committee.
July 26-Aug. 2 Log Cabin-2014 Frances Gorospe Lee Vining, CA Completed overnight training hike - Victor Dang, Brian Hsiang - Eagle Scouts who graduated, participated/led separate patrols.
Sep 13-14 Beach Outing- Sep 2014
2015 Philmont

Next Committee Meeting: August 12th, 2014 @ 7PM, Cerritos Library

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