June - Monthly Publications Committee Meeting

Thursday, June 18, 2009 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm



June18, 2009


1.  Approval of minutes of May meeting


2.  Important discussion items:


          a. Possible expansion of role of Publications Committee (Ed Goodell)

          b. Guidelines for revision/reprinting of publications

          c. Sponsorships of maps (Ed Goodell)

          d. Problems with new website

          e. Expenditures on publications in light of "economic downturn"

          f. Sale by Trail Conference of new publications:

                   i.  Hiking New Jersey by Paul DeCoste andRonald Dupont

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

                   iii.  AMC's Day Hikes in the Catskills andHudson Valley by Peter Kick

          g. Marketing initiatives (Gary Willick)

          h. North Face litigation (Ed Goodell)

          i. East Hudson brochures (Jeremy Apgar)

          j. 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)


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. West Hudson maps (Daniel Chazin)

          f. South Taconic map (Daniel Chazin)

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

          h. Highlands Trail maps (Jeremy Apgar)


5.  Date of Next Meeting