Subud PNW Conference Call Board Meeting March 8, 2017 (pdf)

Members Present: Aaron Mann, Chairman PNW, Marius Hibbard, Vice Chairman PNW, Sherwin O’Bar, Treasurer, Oswald Norton, Elizabeth Flanders, Regional Helper Liaison, Camille Hofvendahl, Chairperson Subud Portland, Honora Hildreth, Subud Seattle, Michael DuBois, Skagit Valley.

Reading of minutes of last meeting: The meetings were read and approved. Treasurer’s Report:

No new Treasurer’s Report.

Center Reports: Seattle:

Honora Hildreth, Seattle’s new chairwoman, reported that Seattle has signed a contract to have their sewage system repaired. Money for this repair will come from Seattle’s AirB&B. Payments will be made in two installments.


Camille reported that Subud Portland will be painting the exterior of their house this Spring. They will also repair the gutters and purchase new blinds for the men’s hall. There was a long discussion, pro and con, regarding the name Subud in relation to Sanctuary Movement. It was decided not to use the name Subud.

Skagit Valley:
Michael DuBois reported that the Bird Walk was successful and they made money.


Aaron Mann reported that the winter in Spokane was awful. Three women are doing the latihan at the Yoga Center, the same place as the men, at 2:00 pm every Thursday.

Helpers Report:

The Regional Helpers asked for travel expenses to Boise for Oswald Norton, Regional Helper, and Marius Harold, National Helper.

New Business:

The National Committee requested that a 10% increase be paid to them and the Regional Committee voted and approved the increase.

Registration for The Great Create will be up and running in two or three weeks.

Ending the Meeting:

A motion was made, seconded and approved and the meeting was adjourned.

Signed by the Recording Secretary, Lydia Tedrow.