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.

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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

2021 Board of Director Election Petitions

By Ian Mitchell | June 9, 2021 |

Open Positions: One – 1 Year Three – 3 Standard Years Notice of Board of Directors Petitions As per the Sandy Pines By-Laws, notice is hereby given that there will be four (4) positions available for the Board of Directors at the August 21, 2021, annual election. There is One 1 Year & Three Standard…

Board of Directors Update May 2021

By Ian Mitchell | April 30, 2021 |

By Paul Peppel The need for transparency is paramount in today’s business world. The Sandy Pines Board recognizes this, and has developed a process to not only increase board openness, but also give you, the members, the opportunity to be a part of the decision-making. Here’s how it works. When the board is on…

Lake Committee News April 21

By Ian Mitchell | March 29, 2021 |

By Stephanie Saypannha The lake committee would like to remind members as they begin to prepare for a new season that it is important to consider the types of lawn and weed treatments used. Lake Monterey has a large watershed area meaning that even if you don’t live on the lake the types of chemicals…

Board of Directors Update April 2021

By Ian Mitchell | March 29, 2021 |

By Paul Peppel As we start returning to the Park, there is endless optimism that 2021 will be one of the best ever. The 50th anniversary gala of events, dedication of the North Shore Building, and continuation of the Phase 3 bridge are just the highlights of, what promises to be, another incredible season.…

March Board Of Directors News

By Ian Mitchell | February 26, 2021 |

By: Paul Pappel Board OF Directors There are several factors taken into consideration when the board is tasked with the possibility of bringing physical improvements to the park. Cost/benefit analysis is certainly a factor as well as funding sources. Surveys often come into play in addition to Q & A sessions at face-to-phase meetings.…

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…

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50th Family Fun Day
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