1983 Area 4 Conclave

AREA W4/W4ASite * Birmingham High SchoolVan NuysCA. 

APRIL 29-30Host * Area W4 

MAY 1 

1983W4A OFFICERS 

Chief * Kip Sharpe 90 

Vice Chief * Cris Gardea 252 

Secretary * Joe Koch iii 304 

Adviser * Esten Grubb 252 

Associate Adviser * Rick Breithaupt 566 

Staff Adviser * Ken Jeske 127  

 

Area 

Adviser * Tom Tabb 13 

Staff Adviser * Derek Wilcock 

 

Region 

Chief * Kurt Christiansen 566 (term ended Dec. 1982) 

Mike Sachs 127 

Chairman * Del Loder 502 

Staff Adviser * Dick Rice 

 

Comments:The theme was “THOSE WHO CHOSE YOU NEED YOU”.  Mike Sachs resigned after being elected Region Chief in Dec. 1982.  Special guests were the Region Chief, Region Chairman, and National Executive Secretary, Bill Downs.  This is the first combined Section W4A and W4B Conclave.  The thirteen (13) lodges from the two sections were in attendance.  Each section maintained it standard awards; however, awards were given to the top lodge in each category.  The attendance was over 1000.  Sixty eight (68) members went through their Brotherhood Ceremony.  Their were 168 sand paintings.  Siwinis Lodge won the overall Spirit Award.  Their was a special chief’s award (a hand carved northwest paddle given to Chumash for distance and % of attendance.  The food was outstanding.  A great time was had by all.  The rain caused no serious problems.  There were over forty (40) Indian dancers.  The patch was designed by David Pinard Sr. of 488. 

 

W4A AWARDS 

Outstanding Lodge * Siwinis 252 

Ordeal Trophy * Chumash 304 

Brotherhood Trophy * Malibu 566