Minnesota Trappers Association
2022 Annual Goals
"Helping to perpetuate the Nation’s oldest industry – the Fur trade:
Conservation – Education - Outreach"
District 7 motioned to add the mission statement to read “Helping to perpetuate the Nation’s oldest industry – the Fur trade: Conservation – Education - Outreach.” District 5 seconded; motion approved. o Board approved to update the policy and procedure to have a mission statement added to the handbook.
The MTA Board Meeting held on October 2, 2021, approved a list of Goals for the Association:
- A change to the MTA's Mission Statement: "The MTA is Dedicated to the Education, Conservation, and Protection of Trapping"
- MTA’s Annual Goals for 2022 are reflected in the BOD Minutes draft.
Focus on New Membership Recruitment and Retention, Foster a Spirit Unity Among Trappers, Increase Association Revenue, Solidify our relationships with MNDNR, NTA, and FTA, and Continuing to support and foster mutually beneficial relationships with like-minded outdoor sporting groups on both a State and Federal level. Connecting with and mentoring youth and all interested individuals, by active promotion and advocacy to preserve of our trapping heritage for future generations. |
- Setting goals is a simple matter but tracking progress in these efforts requires review at specified timelines. Anticipate a report to the membership on our progress in these areas in a future Newsletter in 2022.
The Board is focusing on five 90-day goals to be reported on by the winter General Membership Meeting Saturday, January 22, 2022, in Brainerd.
1.) Fundraising2.) MTA’s Goals 20223.) Budget4.) Preparation for Winter General Membership Meeting5.) Preparation for Legal Defense Fund Banquet