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Advocacy Meeting Minutes

January 2017 Advocacy Minutes

Advocacy MeetingJanuary 9, 2017 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.4499 Ruffin Road, San DiegoBen Stone – Advocacy Committee Chairperson/Vice-President SDMBA Meeting started at 6:00pmWelcome and Introductions (Ben Stone): no speaker this month. Next month will have Kevin Best from Cuyamaca Rancho State Park.Questions or comments? NoneCounty of San Diego Rezoning Forest Areas (Ben):current bill has expiredconservation groups have […]

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December 2016 Advocacy Minutes

Advocacy MeetingDecember 5th, 2016  6:00  – 8:30 p.m.4499 Ruffin Road, San DiegoBen Stone – Advocacy Committee Chairperson/Vice-President SDMBA Meeting started at 6:04 p.m.Welcome and Introductions (Ben Stone)Guest Speaker – Eric Bowlby, San Diego Canyonlands (SDC)Eric gave a summary of the San Diego Foundation Opening the Outdoors Grant that hasbeen awarded to SD Canyonlands, SDMBA and the […]

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October 2016 Advocacy Minutes

Advocacy MeetingOctober 4, 2016  6:00  – 8:30 p.m.4499 Ruffin Road, San DiegoBen Stone – Advocacy Committee Chairperson/Vice-President SDMBAWelcome and Introductions (Kevin Loomis)MCAS/Stowe Trail update – (Ben Stone/Kevin Loomis)           Kevin Loomis reported progress continues on Stowe Trail access.  Plan is to work with            Marines to plan logistics for riders to apply for permits to allow access onto […]

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September 2016 Advocacy Minutes

Advocacy MeetingSeptember 6, 2016  6:12 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.4499 Ruffin Road, San DiegoBen Stone – Advocacy Committee Chairperson/Vice-President SDMBAWelcome and Introductions (Ben Stone)Guest Speaker – Lindsey Steinwachs, Recreation & Lands Officer NFS, Laguna Recreation Area-Mountain biking in Mt. Laguna/Descano Region Update: New District Ranger, 7 months in SD after Sedona; has a recreation background and […]

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August 2016 Advocacy Minutes

Advocacy MeetingAugust 8, 2016  6:00  – 8:30 p.m.4499 Ruffin Road, San DiegoBen Stone – Advocacy Committee Chairperson/Vice-President SDMBA Meeting Begins at 6 PM Welcome and Introductions (Ben Stone)    Board Members Present:Kevin Loomis – PresidentBen Stone – Vice PresidentSusie Murphy – Executive DirectorRobert HubbardJeff TanzolaMinette Ozaki        (Full attendance list at the end of minutes) Trish Boaz – director […]

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July 2016 Advocacy Minutes

Advocacy MeetingJuly 11, 2016  6:05  – 8:30 p.m.4499 Ruffin Road, San DiegoBen Stone – Advocacy Committee Chairperson/Vice-President SDMBAWelcome and Introductions (Ben Stone)Guest Speaker: Alexandra Stehl (CA State Parks) Roads and Trails Manager for 13 years, Ombudsman regarding trails (non-motorized trails), mapping trails, budget, planning layout and design of new trails, creates trail policy and regulations. […]

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June 2016 Advocacy Minutes

SDMBA Advocacy Committee MeetingJune 6, 2016  6:00  – 8:30 p.m.4499 Ruffin Road, 2nd FloorSan Diego, CA 92123Ben Stone – Advocacy Committee Chairperson/Vice-President SDMBACall to Order (Ben Stone)Meeting begins at _______PMWelcome and Introductions Guest Speaker: Brian Albright (County Department of Parks and Rec): County Trail Master Plan (approved in 2006) calls for ultimate development of 1,600 miles […]

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May 2016 Advocacy Minutes

 Advocacy Meeting MinutesMay 2, 2016  6:00  – 8:30 p.m. 4499 Ruffin Road, San DiegoBen Stone – Advocacy Committee Chairperson/Vice-President SDMBAWelcome and Introductions (Ben Stone) Meeting began at 6:10; 23 attendeesGuest Speaker: Mr. Jon Green;  Back Country Land Trust: XXX acres, enough or a 10-12 mile loop. Wright’s Field in Alpine, native grassland. Burrowing owl, endangered […]

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April 2016 Advocacy Minutes

                        Advocacy Meeting MinutesApril 4, 2016  6:00  – 8:30 p.m. 4499 Ruffin Road, San DiegoBen Stone – Advocacy Committee Chairperson/Vice-President SDMBAWelcome and Introductions (Ben Stone)San Diego River Park Association – (Robert & Ben) update-Citizens Initiative Stadium Plan166 acres must be sold to SDSU whether or not the Chargers stay in SD. 28 acres to N. border […]

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March 2016 Advocacy Minutes

San Diego Mountain Biking AssociationAdvocacy Committee Meeting 3/7/16Location: FPBA 2 nd Floor, Soledad Room4499 Ruffin Rd. San Diego, CA 92123Meeting started at 6:13 p.m.1. Welcome & Intro. (Kevin Loomis): Vision is to make SD a yearroundMTB destination.2. MCAS/MTRP Update. (Kevin Loomis): Background–MLK Weekend was weekend of massbike confiscations by the Marine for riders trespassing on […]

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