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Annual Meeting Schedule

Saturday, August 10, 2019

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm: Self-Guided Tours

Samuel C. Johnson Family Outdoor Center, Key Log Crossing, Malnourie GymRage Outdoor Fitness Park, Virkus Fitness Room, Brent Carlson Rooms, and New Moon Ski and Bike Tech Room

5:30 pm: Dedication Ceremony & Champagne Toast – Paul Eckerline

6:00 pm: Catered Dinner by Delta Diner ($20 per person – dinner & drinks)

6:30 pm: Annual Meeting of the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation

  1. Call to Order & President Remarks – Paul Eckerline
  2. Treasurers Report – Mike Brown
  3. Executive Directors’ Report – Ben Popp
  4. Endowment Report – Jim Coors, Trustee Chair
  5. Year in Review – Ben Popp
  6. Induction of 2019-2020 Board of Directors – Ernie St. Germaine, Birkie Founder
  7. Unveiling of new Birkie Race Awards – John Hallett
  8. History of the Birkebeiner – Tom Kelly
  9. Adjourn – Tom Duffy
  10. Dedication Celebration – Time for Cake! All are Invited!

Join the Birkie Foundation

The ABSF Board and staff offers a sincere thank you to all Foundation Members.  Being a member of the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation is the perfect way to contribute to the organization and race that means so much to you!  Your ABSF membership contribution helps us achieve our mission of maintaining the Birkie Trail System, hosting world class events, and promoting healthy and active lifestyles for people of all abilities.  You are supporting the largest cross-country ski marathon in North America as well as a variety of other activities and programs for adults and children throughout the year.  Your membership is an investment in one of the most scenic and beautiful recreational forest trails in the USA.  Spread Birkie Fever!

Interested in joining the Birkie Foundation?  Learn more about ABSF Membership by visiting our Membership page.

Meet New 2019-2020 ABSF Board Members

Each year, ABSF members vote in an annual election to fill vacant seats on the ABSF Board of Directors. Click here to meet the newly elected ABSF board members. Not a member? No problem, learn more here!