Meeting called to order 16 September 2017 at 9:10 am
by Paul Morrison, President.
Normal quorum for 43 members requires 11 to be present. Those attending numbered 14.
Minutes of 2016 annual meeting minutes read.
The 12/31/16 financial statements and audit report were
Membership – Bob Butkus: 43 total members. No report.
Communications – Chuck White:
Administration – Dave
Bilby – as read and presented.
Report – from Dr. Joanne J Nesbitt was presented by Dave Bilby.
report – at 12/31/16 in savings is $10,528, checking is $ 8,503, and inventory
is $4,348. The Profit & Loss
Statement for the year ended December 31, 2016 reflected net income of $2,359. This is, in part, due to reunion receipts in
excess of expenses by $1,679, the ship’s store sales in excess of expenses by $279,
and administrative costs of $627 offset by the membership dues of $990 leaving
an excess income of $362. The remaining
net income was from donations and interest income.
Ship’s Store – Terry Winters
Reunion – 2019 location is in Buffalo, NY and will be September 17
2018 reunion is in Bremerton, WA . Transportation from the Seattle airport to
Bremerton will take about an hour and cost around $25 per person each way.
The new Board was elected and was the
same as the 2016-2017 except Les Braddock replaced Chuck White.
Motion made by Dave Burns and second by Joe
Ponikyar to elect the stated Board. The
Proposal to change from East
coast, West coast, Central reunion rotation to East half and West half of
United States rotation. Motion by Les
Braddock and 2nd by John Gerten.
Months of reunions will rotate
from September to third week of May each year based on locations.
Motion by Gary Johnson and 2nd by
Fred Taeger. Motion carried.
Annual Membership dues have been
reduced to $10.00 annually with no allocation of dues at mid-year and no
associate dues price.
2019 reunion: choices were Atlanta, Buffalo, NY, Nashville,
Grand Rapids, MI. Votes were 2 for
Atlanta, 12 for Buffalo, 3 for Nashville, and 1 for Grand Rapids, MI. Buffalo, NY is elected and will be September 17 –
Donation of $1,000 to Adams Class
Motion by Dave
Burns with 2nd by Ben Allen with motion carried. Rescind motion; Motion by Gary Johnson and 2nd by
Mike Schlievert with motion carried.
Donate $500 to Adams Class
Motion by Mike
Schlievert and 2nd by Gary Johnson with motion carried.
King survey: Les to coordinate a survey through Survey
New Board will meet right after the adjournment of the
Meeting adjourned at 10:24 am.
Minutes taken by Secretary Dave Bilby