The Spokane Mountaineers is governed by a Board of Trustees (cctive members), a president, a vice-president, a secretary, and a treasurer. The president and vice-president serve one year terms; all others serve staggered two year terms. Elections are held at the Annual Meeting in October. All members in good standing except associate members may vote and may run for office. Details as to who has been nominated to each office and balloting are provided in the fall Kinnikinnick.
The Spokane Mountaineers, Inc. is incorporated in the state of Washington as a 501(c)7 nonprofit corporation. Dues and contributions go toward the benefit of our membership and our mission.
Vice President: firstname.lastname@example.org
Committees provide the structure upon which the club’s activities are built. Committee chairs are appointed by the president with the approval of the Board, and any member can volunteer to serve on any committee. These committees are responsible for creating a schedule of events and providing leaders, informing the Board about community and political happenings, and proposing actions to the Board concerning committee business.
Conducts and manages all technical climbing-related activities and events. Administers Mountain School, Rock School and various other climbing related educational opportunities.
Organizes and conducts all hiking activities, including day hikes, backpack trips, snowshoe activities and the annual Backpack School class.
Mountain Biking Committee
Organizes and leads mountain biking events and clinics.
Organizes and leads lake and river kayaking and canoeing events.
Road Biking Committee
Organizes and leads road biking events.
Organizes and leads cross-country, back-country and downhill ski events. Provides educational opportunities for winter backcountry skills.
Organizes club social events including potlucks and parties.
Provides quality leadership training for club members who may lead club events.
Centennial Trail Committee
Manages the fees and cleanup of the club-sponsored Mile 17 on the Spokane Centennial Trail.
Maintains and updates membership list and provides reports as needed. Provides materials and information for membership promotions.
Maintains library of books and maps for club member use.
Maintains archive of club activities, photos and documents.
Manages activities, use and maintenance of club chalet on Mt. Spokane
Electronic Communications Committee
Manages club website and social media branding and interaction efforts.
Risk Management Committee
Minimizes club liability through risk assessment and mitigation.
Provides recognition of outstanding volunteer work for the Club.