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January 2018

PSHEA JANUARY 2018 MEETING MINUTES

CALL TO ORDER: Henriques Ramson called the January Meeting at 555pm at Renaissance Seattle.  A quorum was present.

ATTENDANCE:
Neil Davaz Advance Entry Systems

 Scott Pinson Bellevue Club

 Chris Portrey Courtyard by Marriott – Bellevue Downtown/PS Hospitality

 Padraic McGinnis Courtyard by Marriott – Federal Way

 Henriques Ramson Courtyard by Marriott – Pioneer Square

 Wayne Ruedinger Crowne Plaza Seattle Airport

 Rick Gressett Embassy Suites – SeaTac

 David Gault Fairmont Olympic Hotel

 Gary Tapley Four Seasons Seattle

 Mike Edwards Graybar Electric

 Rick Schneider Harold’s Lighting

 Nicholas Robinson Hilton SeaTac Airport

 Larry Maker Hilton Seattle

 Ricardo Mordragon Hilton Seattle

 Brian Cunningham Hotel Andra

 Andrew Eamer Puget Sound Energy

 Wayne Shay RestorX DKI of Washington

 Jim Edwards Retirement Electric Company of Ballard

 Ed Bergman Retirement Inn at Black Diamond

 George Barnes Salish Lodge & Spa

 Lisa Frasene Seattle City Light

 Rodney Schauf Sheraton Seattle

 Dan Sweeny ThyssenKrupp Elevator

 Sam Burcheci Westin Seattle

GUEST SPEAKER

No guest speaker with Annual Election of Officers.  A round table was held following the election.

TREASURER’S REPORT

Mike Edwards provided Treasurer’s Report that the current checkbook balance was $7,298.60 with all bills paid in full.  As of 1/25/18, we have 33 paid members for the year 2017 (20 hotels, 9 vendors, 4 utility)(Quorum=13.2/14).

OLD/NEW BUSINESS

We all rose and repeated the Pledge of Allegiance.

2017 Holiday Dinner we held at Motif Seattle on December 7, 2017.  $200.00 (cash) was raised for Northwest Harvest at the Holiday Party.

Henriques Ramson thanked Kelly Luebstorf and the Renaissance Seattle for hosting the meeting.

Several visitors were introduced and welcomed to the meeting.

PSHEA Board of Directors approved/purchased 30 tickets for PSHEA Members to Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Brandon Wheat Kings Hockey game on Tuesday, January 23rd at 705pm at the ShoWare Center.  For those who attended, their reports were this was an outstanding event to attend and would be great to do again.

PSHEA Trade Show is being planned to be held possibly at Q1 2018 prior to the actual monthly meeting.  Setting this date will allow PSHEA to focus on membership.  Membership Committee (Tim Altier, Sara White, Neil Davaz, Charlie Prib, Mike Edwards, and Tim Bartholomew) is coordinating efforts to hold the Trade Show in conjunction with the PSHEA Monthly Meeting.  UPDATE: We have 9 vendors & 4 utilities willing to help support a Trade Show to be held in March or April 2018.  Gary Tapley can be contacted via email at gary.tapley@fourseasons.com.

PSHEA Board of Directors to follow-up with AC Moate Industries Sales Rep to see what 2018 Mariners’ game we could coordinate to have PSHEA Members attend a presentation and then enjoy the ballgame.  AC Moate Industries is a full service parking lot construction and maintenance company.  With their vast suite of services, they offer clients a first class solution to all of their parking lot needs.

Possible future speakers from, or on the following topics: American Red Cross; Renovation Management Oversight; Manage Engineering Efficiently; Guest Room Technology; Roofing (Inspections, Projects, etc.); Asset Protection & Documentation.  Submit Qs/Speakers to David Gault, Secretary for distribution.

2018 Dues – PSHEA Board of Directors recommends the same dues as 2017 which is as follows:

  • $200 – Hotels with less than 126 rooms
  • $250 – Hotels with less than 126-300 rooms
  • $275 – Hotels with 301+ rooms
  • $375 – Utilities
  • $500 – Vendors

Rod Schauf moved to accept the PSHEA Board of Directors recommendation and Michael Edwards 2nd the motion and was passed by the quorum present.  David Gault will send 2018 PSHEA Invoices prior to the February meeting.

Henriques Ramson advised that we are in need of places to meet for the rest of the year.

ELECTION OF OFFICERS:

Henriques stated that PSHEA Board of Directors met and recommend the following slate of Officers for 2018: President (Rod Schauf), Vice President (Padraic McGinnis), Secretary (David Gault) and Treasurer (Michael Edwards).  Gary Tapley (2017-2018 Member at Large) conducted the election of officers for each position:

  • President (Rodney Schauf) – Gary Tapley moved to accept Rod Schauf as President and Dan Sweeny 2nd the motion and was passed by the quorum present.
  • Vice President (Padraic McGinnis) – Michael Edwards moved to accept Padraic McGinnis as Vice President and Wayne Shay 2nd the motion and was passed by the quorum present.
  • Treasurer (Michael Edwards) – Rick Gressett moved to accept Michael Edwards as Treasurer and Rod Schauf 2nd the motion and was passed by the quorum present.
  • Secretary (David Gault) – Rod Schauf moved to accept David Gault as Secretary and Dan Sweeny 2nd the motion and was passed by the quorum present.
  • Dan Sweeny moved and Kelly Leubstorf 2nd that the membership accepts the slate officers for 2018 and was passed by the quorum present.

Rod Schauf thanked everyone for electing him as President for another term.  Rod Schauf also thanked Henriques Ransom & George Barnes for their service this past year.

Regulatory Updates

New SFD High-Rise Building Inspection Program in 2017 (July 1st to December 31st) – Dave Gault provided his version of the Building Information Card he created with the required information for his SFD High-Rise Building Inspection on June 29th which took approximately 3+ hours to get through all the building spaces.  SFD High-Rise Building Inspections are continuing to ensure everyone receives their first and their second will happen subsequently one year later.

COS Building Tune-up Ordinance – This requirement comply with this ordinance has been postponed to early 2019 but everyone should continue pursuing compliance with good due diligence to get it done to be ready for enforcement.

FUTURE PSHEA MEETINGS

The February 2018 PSHEA Meeting to be held at Embassy Suites SeaTac Airport on February 22, 2018.  Topic of discussion: TBD.

The March 2018 PSHEA Meeting to be held at TBD on March 29, 2018.  Topic of discussion: TBD.

The April 2018 PSHEA Meeting to be held at TBD on April 26, 2018.  Topic of discussion: TBD.

The May 2018 PSHEA Meeting to be held at TBD on May 31, 2018.  Topic of discussion: TBD.

The June 2018 PSHEA Meeting to be held at TBD on June 28, 2018.  Topic of discussion: TBD.

The July 2018 PSHEA Meeting to be held at TBD on July 26, 2018.  Topic of discussion: TBD.

The August 2018 PSHEA Meeting to be held at TBD on August 30, 2018.  Topic of discussion: TBD.

The September 2018 PSHEA Meeting to be held at TBD on September 27, 2018.  Topic of discussion: TBD.

The October 2018 PSHEA Meeting to be held at TBD on October 25, 2018.  Topic of discussion: TBD.

The November 2018 PSHEA Meeting to be held at TBD on November 29, 2018.  Topic of discussion: TBD.

The December 2018 PSHEA Meeting is cancelled for Annual Holiday Dinner at TBD on December 6th or 13th at 6pm with reception at 530pm.

The January 2019 Annual PSHEA Meeting to be held at TBD on January 31, 2019.  We will hold the Election of 2019 PSHEA Officers.

MEETING ADJOURNED

Rod Schauf adjourned the January Meeting at 7pm.

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