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4 09, 2019

Fall Meeting for all OS Members

By |2019-09-04T15:32:57-05:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: Fall 2019, Pack & Paddle|Tags: |

The annual Fall Membership Meeting of the Ozark Society will take place on the weekend of November 8-10th at Queen Wilhelmina State Park.  Although the agenda has not been finalized, the preliminary itinerary (see below) will allow you to arrive on either Friday evening or Saturday morning depending your driving distance.  Member activities will take place on Saturday Nov. 9th, whereas the OS Board will meet on Sunday Nov. 10th.  Queen Wilhelmina State Park is located on top of 2,681 ft Rich Mountain in western Arkansas near Mena AR https://www.arkansasstateparks.com/parks/queen-wilhelmina-state-park  The Highlands Chapter is hosting the meeting. Preliminary Agenda: Fri Nov. 8th:  Arrival, on your own, no scheduled activities Sat Nov. 9th: 10:30 am – 2:30 pm Mid-morning to early afternoon outing (e.g., Ouachita Trail) 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm General Membership Business meeting (Wilhelmina Lodge meeting room) 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Dinner on your own (Wilhelmina Lodge Restaurant or campsite) 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Guest speaker, Tom McClure (Wilhelmina Lodge meeting room)       Sun Nov. 10th:  9:00 am – 12:00 noon Ozark Society Board Meeting (Wilhelmina Lodge meeting room)

7 09, 2018

Ozark Society Election of Officers October 13th

By |2018-12-10T14:33:48-05:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: Fall 2018, Pack & Paddle|

The fall meeting of the Ozark Society will take place at Lake Claiborne State Park in northwest Louisiana over the weekend of October 12-14 (Fri-Sun).  One important order of business at the membership meeting on October 13 will be the election of officers to the Ozark Society Board of Directors.  Positions up for election to a two-year term are:  President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, Conservation Chair, Education Chair, Membership Chair, and Communications Chair/Pack & Paddle Editor.  In addition, State Directors (i.e., board members at-large) for Arkansas, Louisiana, and Missouri will also be elected. The Nominations Committee is seeking nominees and/or volunteers who are interested in serving on the Board of Directors by running for one of these important Ozark Society positions.  Interested persons should contact one of the following nominating committee members for more information: Janet Nye:  jbnye14@swbell.net or 501-258-7138 Luke Parsch:  lparsch@uark.edu or 479-442-3817 Sandy Roerig:  sroeri@lsuhsc.edu or 318-686-9481 A listing of current 2017-18 Ozark Society Board members can be found at https://www.ozarksociety.net/about-us/ozark-society-officers-2015-2016/   Duties of officers can be found in the Ozark Society Bylaws at https://www.ozarksociety.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/BYLAWS_4-2010.pdf