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It Was The Best of Times, It Was The Worst of Times

| April 29, 2015 11:04 pm

Years ago, a few ACTC general meetings descended into shouting matches. Many members came to these meetings because they were passionate on controversial issues. However, even in those worst of times, I longed that they be well attended.

Today, ACTC is facing no less challenging issues than those of earlier years. This Board is proud that we take the time to explain any changes to Members and that this is the most transparent and accessible ACTC Board. All members are encouraged to voice their opinions, even if there are disagreements. We seek common ground by communicating respect- fully to diffuse potential contentions.

Just because the Board communicates well does not make today’s issues unimportant. Wanting the best for ACTC, the Board seeks input from its many members at the General Meetings.

Hoping to see a good turnout at all future ACTC Meetings. It was the best of times and it will be the best of times.

Tony Le, ACTC President

Entirely Up to You

| December 20, 2014 2:10 pm

Happy New Year!
Let us thank Melissa Maglio and Jim Schallau, who served on the 2014 Board, and welcome Ahmed Masood and Dan Swanson for 2015. We also thank John Nielson, who served many years as Quartermaster, keeping track of everything ACTC owns in two storage sheds and the trailer.

Entirely Up To You
Years ago, Jean Converse started three quintessential ACTC programs: Billy Goats, Grizzly Bears, and the Academy. Although Jean may have started the Billy Goats series while a Board member, both the Bears and the Academy were created when she was a regular member. Another member, “Speedy”, started the Russian River Rally. The Ice Cream Social was a farewell party for Richard Brunner, who subsequently changed his mind and stayed. Tierra Bella and Sierra to the Sea are staffed almost entirely by regular members. Although I have every confidence in the 2015 Board to steer ACTC, we need every member engaged to be successful. Be a Jean, Speedy, or Richard — it is entirely up to you and all of us together to make ACTC the best we can be.

Tony Le, ACTC President

Welcome ACTC Members

| February 28, 2007 7:42 pm

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