April - Monthly Publications Committee Meeting

Thursday, April 23, 2009 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm



April 23, 2009


1.  Approval of minutes of March meeting


2.  Important discussion items:


          a.  Project management of books and maps (Jane Daniels)

          b.  Going web based (Jane Daniels)

          c.  Use of technology going forward (Jane Daniels)

          d.  Marketing of Publications (Jane Daniels)

          e.  Involvement of Publications Committee with new website (Daniel Chazin)

          f.  "The New Amazon Kindle 2" (Walt Daniels)

          g.  Sale by Trail Conference of new publications (Daniel Chazin):

                   i.  Hiking the Road to Ruins by David A. Steinberg

                   ii.  AMC's Day Hikes in the Catskills and Hudson Valley by Peter Kick

          h. AMC's Day Hikes in the New York City Area book (Daniel Chazin)

          i.  Marketing initiatives (Gary Willick)

          j.  North Face litigation (Daniel Chazin)

          k.  East Hudson brochures (Daniel Chazin)

          l.  Publications manual (Suse Bell)


3.  Books:                                                              


          a.  Walkable Westchester (Ruth Rosenthal/Jane Daniels)

          b.  Harriman Trails (Bill Myles' book) (Daniel Chazin)

          c.  Long Path Guide (Daniel Chazin/Herb Chong)

          d.  "Hike of the Week" book (Daniel Chazin)

          e.  Circuit Hikes in Harriman book (Don Weise)

          f.  "You Don't Need A Car" book (Daniel Chazin)


4.  Maps:


          a.  Kittatinny maps (Jeremy Apgar)

          b.  North Jersey maps (John Mack

          c.  Hudson Palisades maps (John Jurasek)

          d.  Catskill maps (George Dagis)

          e.  "Central Jersey" maps (southern map of North Jersey set) (Craig Nunn)

          f.  New editions of West Hudson, Shawangunk and East Hudson maps


5.  Date of Next Meeting