March - Monthly Publications Committee Meeting

Thursday, March 19, 2009 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm



March 19, 2009


1.  Approval of minutes of February meeting


2.  Discussion of action of Administrative Committee in light of "economic downturn"


3.  Books:                                                              


          a.  Walkable Westchester (Ruth Rosenthal/Jane Daniels)

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

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

          d.  Harriman Trails (Bill Myles' 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 (John Jurasek/Jeremy Apgar)

          b.  Catskill maps (George Dagis)

          c.  North Jersey maps (John Mack)

          d.  Hudson Palisades maps (John Jurasek)

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

          f.  Proposed maps of Westchester Trails (Jane Daniels)

          g.  Proposed one-piece map of Harriman Trails (Daniel Chazin)

          h.  Sale of lower-quality Harriman maps to PIPC (Ed Goodell)

          i.  Sale of small, low-priced maps (Jane Daniels)


5.  Other important discussion items:


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

          b.  Map project management (Craig Nunn)

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

          d.  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

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

          f.  Marketing initiatives (Gary Willick)

          g.  East Hudson brochures (Daniel Chazin)

          h.  Publications manual (Suse Bell)


6.  Date of Next Meeting