Board of Directors

Board of Directors Meeting

Mission Statement:

The Sandy Pines Board of Directors will provide positive leadership and management direction so as to ensure the long term viability and success of Sandy Pines Wilderness Trails, Inc.

Contact the Board of Directors: boardofdirectors@sandypines.com

Upcoming Board Meetings

To see the schedule of upcoming Board Meetings, visit the Event Calendar, click on View All Categories and select Board Meetings. You can also view upcoming board meetings in List View so you don't have to toggle through month by month.

Board Meeting Video

To watch past Board Meetings, visit the Sandy Pines YouTube Page. All past meetings are listed in chronological order.

Board Resolutions

Resolutions that are proposed to the Board for voting in future meetings can be found and will remain here for a few months after they are voted on by the Board of Directors.

Board Meeting Minutes

2020 Board Meeting Minutes

2019 Board Meeting Minutes

Board Meeting Minutes Archive

The Board Meeting Minutes Archive contains meeting minutes from the past few years.

Board Of Directors News

COVID-19 November 18 Update

By Sandy Pines | November 18, 2020 |
COVID-19 Update

To our valued Sandy Pines Members and Community: We are writing to provide an update to recent announcements made Sunday November 15, 2020 by the Governor and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) which will be in effect today for the next 3 weeks. The order is pausing certain gatherings and activities…

Board of Directors November News

By Sydney Ritz | November 1, 2020 |

With the end of 2020 coming up, the Board of Directors would like to thank members for their patience and consideration over this past season. We all realize that it was a difficult year, and we are hoping to put that behind us as we move into 2021 and begin our 50th Anniversary celebrations. Preparations…

Chad Ostrom Tribute

By Sydney Ritz | October 30, 2020 |

It is with deep regret that we inform the Sandy Pines Community of the unexpected passing of our dear friend, long time Park Member and Board of Director Chad Ostrom. Chad passed away on October 29th in New Buffalo, MI. Chad was known for his outgoing personality, infectious smile, generosity, laugh, black Cadillac golf cart…

2021 Calendars

By Sandy Pines | October 16, 2020 |

Get your 2020 Sandy Pines Wall Calendar and start planning for the new year and summer season. The calendars feature 12 months of  Sandy Pines signature events, seasonal openings & closings, Board of Directors Meetings, US holidays, moon phases, and more alongside park photos displaying year-round beauty of our park. The calendars also include a…

Board of Directors October News

By Sydney Ritz | September 29, 2020 |

And just like that, it’s October. After stumbling out of the blocks in the spring, we found our footing and persevered despite challenging obstacles. The members joined together, adapting to everchanging circumstances. The administrative team worked tirelessly, continually trying to keep focus on an ever-moving target. The board lent ears and expertise when appropriate. And…

Board of Directors September News

By Sydney Ritz | August 31, 2020 |

Like clockwork, the ushering in of September at Sandy Pines brings excitement as your Board evolves.  The votes have been tabulated from the August election, and this year the Park has one new board representative and welcomes back two incumbents. The diversity of this group of nine allows for great idea-sharing and discussion. And though…

Election Results

By Sydney Ritz | August 22, 2020 |

Congratulations to our new Board Members and thanks to our Election Committee and volunteers for all their hard work making the election happen. Official Results: Ginny Hager – 187 Jim Huck – 179 Larry Munger – 137

Board of Directors August News

By Sydney Ritz | July 23, 2020 |

By: Paul Peppel If you were to randomly survey ten Sandy Pines Members asking them their favorite park activity, there might be ten different answers.  But if you were to ask their top ten, there is little doubt that Lake Monterey would make everyone’s list.  It is a valuable asset unlike any other at SP,…

4th of July COVID Update

By Sandy Pines | July 3, 2020 |
COVID-19 4th Of July Update

We would like to begin this letter by thanking the majority of our members who have been kind, respectful, and thankful, as we all had to adapt to current conditions to continue to provide the opportunity and privilege to be in our Happy Place called Sandy Pines and Lake Monterey Golf Course. Your kind words…

SMS Text Opt In

By Sandy Pines | June 22, 2020 | Comments Off on SMS Text Opt In
Texting on a blanket

Sandy Pines has a new SMS text opt-in for Members, Associate Members, Guests, and Campers who would like park news, event updates, weather alerts, cancellations, and closures. To Opt-In:       Text “SANDYPINES” to 67283 To Opt-Out:    Text “STOP” to 67283 You can opt-in or out at any time. Text & data rates will…

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4th of July Fireworks
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50th Family Fun Day
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