Meeting Minutes – January 12, 2008
Present: Judy and Gary Cross, Richard Goldberg, Dave Billings, Marilyn Decker, Gary and Mary McBeath, Jim Lynne, Clark Brubaker, David Brubaker, Bob Wilson, Bland Mellette, Bill Morris, Jim Christy, Kendell Lundy, Brenda Loper and Roger Klingman.
Pledge of Allegiance and prayer was led by Dave Brubaker and the meeting was called to order by Richard Goldberg at 9:15 a.m.
Judy Cross read the minutes of the last meeting and Brenda made a motion and Roger Klingman seconded to accept the minutes. The minutes were approved by the members.
Brenda Loper gave the Treasure’s report. Dave Brubaker moved and Jim Lynne seconded to accept the Treasure’s report. The Treasure’s was approved by the members.
Richard opened the nominations from the floor for President and Dave Brubaker nominated Dave Billings. Judy Cross nominated Richard Goldberg for President. Richard opened the nominations from the floor for Vice President and Bob Wilson nominated Gary McBeath. Marilyn Decker nominated Gary Cross for Vice President. Richard opened the nominations from the floor for Secretary and Marilyn Decker nominated Judy Cross for Secretary. Richard opened the nominations from the floor for Treasurer and Marilyn Decker nominated Brenda Loper for Treasurer. The absentee ballot will be on our web-site to print and send in, or you can ask one to be sent to you. Voting will take place at our next meeting in February.
We discussed getting an Event Coordinator or at least a volunteer to call and find out dates of events to put on our calendar. Marilyn Decker was suggested and she said she would volunteer with someone or all of us to help. We discussed getting a Rally date set for this year and tentatively it will be the first week-end of October. Bill Morris mentioned having it in the early part of the year, but from experience, there were too many other events conflicting. Our rally will be one day this year and tentatively at the Aviation Museum.
We discussed our dues that are due February 1st and Dave Billings mentioned that we should raise them to $15.00 for initial membership and $12.00 for additional family members. It’s up for discussion.
The Big Boys Toy Show didn’t work for the MKMVPA this year because the person that was running the show never called back with answers about time and position of vehicles. By the time he called, it was too late to get anyone to participate.
Brenda reported on letters that she got back from two different people from the IRS concerning our 1024 form for sales tax that we submitted. Evidently the three people didn’t communicate with each other, so they thought we hadn’t sent in Articles of Incorporation and By-laws and money. She has called the main women but has not heard back from her. Discussion followed about the 501.3c.
Bill Morris brought in a component for the Soviet radio truck. He had it all set up and showed us how it worked. He mentioned whomever would want could bring in something to show or discuss with the members each meeting.
Bob Wilson and Dave Brubaker told us that they are leaving the Kansas Aviation Museum and giving up their keys. Teresa Day, the Director, will most likely be leaving the last of February. Discussion followed about having our meetings at either Augusta, VFW or our own homes. Brenda mentioned that we could go to the members towns instead of having it in the same place each time. In a week or so, we will talk with the KAM and see if they are still interested in us staying at the museum or giving us a key for the meetings.
Kendall Lundy talked about the magazines and books that Diane Warren donated to the club and wanted to know if we wanted any to either check out or buy for a donation. He brought them in also with some photos that he had put together of our vehicles with descriptions just through 1985. He talked to LeRoy Burgess and LeRoy gave him two large albums of pictures from his collection. If anyone wants to look at these, Kendall is our Historian/Librarian. Thanks to Kendall.
We adjourned at 10:45 a.m. to Walt’s hamburgers.