Millennium Diggers Association
President - Karen Darnell
Vice President - Bill Moore
Secretary - Penny Esplin
Treasurer - Alice Phillips
Membership Coordinator - Ken Orndorff
Outings/Events Coordinator - Karen Darnell
The main purpose of this association is to bring families and individuals
together to learn and share. We promote the hobbies of metal
detecting, small scale mining, rock and gem collecting, bottle
and relic collecting, fossil collecting, artifact collecting,
treasure hunting, and any other activity that involves looking
for objects of value that are buried, hidden, sunken, or
occur naturally. This association will remain a fun, not-for-profit
association. Meetings should be
kept as informal as possible, yet maintain some order.
Officers shall be elected at the January meeting by show
The President is responsible for the welfare of the association.
The President shall be in charge of conducting and organizing
meetings. The President shall approve any association spending
over $100.00. The President and Vice President are responsible
for the financial stability of the association.
The Vice President shall fulfill the responsibilities of
the President in the event the President
cannot perform them. If the President is unavailable, the
Vice President shall approve any association spending over $100.00.
The President and Vice President are responsible for the
financial stability of the association. The Vice President is responsible
for overseeing and developing fundraising activities (raffles,
The Secretary is responsible for taking notes at association meetings
and creating meeting minutes. The Secretary is responsible
for developing and publishing a monthly newsletter. The
newsletter will be published on the website and an email
notification will be sent to those who have email. The newsletter
will be mailed to those without an email address.
The Secretary shall perform the duties of the Treasurer in
the event the Treasurer cannot perform them.
The Treasurer is responsible for maintaining the association's
financial account(s). This includes opening and balancing
The Treasurer will provide a financial report to members
at each meeting.
The Membership Chairman is responsible
finding speakers for meetings, keeping the membership list up-to-date, collecting
membership fees and turn over to the Treasurer, getting applications
displayed at the GPAA Gold Show, passing out renewal applications
in January, and mailing renewal applications to those who
in attendance at the January meeting.
The group meets on the 4th Thursday of each month from 7:00
p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
- Be kind to the environment. Leave a site the same as
or better than it was when you arrived.
- Leave our meeting place clean.
- No disruptive behavior. Association officers may at anytime
suspend anyone that is causing problems with no refund
of annual membership fees.
- Ask for any new business or suggestions at every meeting. When necessary put it up for a association vote.
- The association's fiscal year is January 1st through December
31st. Membership will be due each January 1st.
- Membership includes a spouse and any family members 17 years of age and under.
- On association owned claims, guests may assist members. Guests
must be invited by a member who is present. Guests may
tend (panning, shoveling, rock tossing) and operate the
member’s equipment with the member. Guests may not bring their own
- When outings are not on association owned claims, guests
may participate fully and bring their own equipment.
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