1) Announcements

New course at WKU: Visualization of Karst Field Data




2) Reading of previous minutes


3) Treasurers Report

              - Report

              - tax classification update


4) Committee Reports

A) Data Access Report: -  Sarah Arpin

       -  review request spreadsheet


B) Database Committee- Kalnitz

Locational Database

1.  Lost data scare

              Why it is important to send data back to database  committee for inclusion

2. Cave reporter App to report caves to database

Attached is an updated How-to manual – it has the instructions for downloading and installing what you need, as well as detailed use instructions..

Here is the survey link – remember you have to download the Survey 123 app before you can use it



3. Contest Coming!

4. Database Updates

              Look for -xxxx locations and add to list

5. Addition of Christopher Morris to Database committee


Data Archives

1.       Digital Archiving of KY Grotto Publications



5) Old Business:

A) KSS grotto Presentation - Currens

B) Newsletter update - Brewer

C) ESRI Update - Kalnitz


5) New Business:

              A) Next Year Meeting Schedule

              All Go-to Meetings meetings start at 7:00pm eastern time. App will become live 15 minutes early for set-up

                             January  17th – Board Meeting (Go-To Meeting)

                             February 21st – Board Meeting (Go-To Meeting)

                             March 18th – Paper Caving Meeting @UK

                             April 18th – Board Meeting (Go-To Meeting)

                             May 13th – County Coordinators meeting @ UK

                             June 20th – Board Meeting (Go-To Meeting)

                             July 18th – Board Meeting (Go-To Meeting)

                             August 15th - Board Meeting (Go-To Meeting)

                             September  – Annual Meeting

                             October 14th – Paper Caving @UK

                             November 21 - Board Meeting (Go-To Meeting)

                             December 19 - Board Meeting (Go-To Meeting)


B)  Hard relationship with rescue orgs?

Data person on call/ On site for cave rescues/ searches…

Mike Keltner and Sarah


C) Other activities for KSS


- Intro to Kentucky caves ( a show like Chuck S. has been doing with Tenn caves)