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November 2016 Minutes

JCARA, Inc. Club Minutes – November 2016

Meeting Called to Order by President Marilyn, AF5DP
Prayer led by Chaplain Chuck, N9RRI
Pledge of Allegiance led by Marilyn, AF5DP

In lieu of a Program, the Hamfest and it’s results were discussed.  Bottom line?  The Club made a profit again this year despite other Events taking place at the same time.  Chris, K5MOZ will investigate a possible date change for our Hamfest due to conflicts with other Hamfests.  Plan for a Fall Hamfest this year but plan for a Spring Hamfest in 2018.  President Marilyn, AF5DP stated that the VE Testing times must change from 1 PM to 10 AM.

Officers Absent:  Past President Charlie, N2PKW

Quorum Declared.

Sick Call:  Nick, K5BQJ; Rod, KC5LCW, both recovering from back surgeries.

No Visitors

Secretary Report by Val, N9RQX;  Motion to Accept by Chuck, N9RRI;  Seconded by Travis, K5QJ; Motion Carried.

Treasury Report by Larry, K5LGP:  Motion to Accept by Richard, AF5AQ;  Seconded by Chuck, N9RRI;  Motion Carried.

Old Business:
1.  As per item #1 in October Minutes, under New Business, Chris, K5MOZ says the Club’s By–Laws must be changed to accommodate the Carried Motion.  This will be addressed at the January Meeting.

New Business:
1.  Elections of the 2017 Board Of Directors
A.  Secretary:  Nominee:  Val, N9RQX unopposed;  Elected Unanimously
B.  Treasurer:  Lee, K5CUB nominated by Larry, K5LGP;  Motion to Close Nomination by    Richard, AF5AQ;  Seconded by Travis, K5QJ;  Elected Unanimously
C.  Vice President:  Nominee:  Chris, K5MOZ unopposed;  Motion to Close Nomination by Richard, AF5AQ;  Seconded by Chuck, N9RRI;  Elected Unanimously
D.  President:  Nominee:  Marilyn, AF5DP unopposed;  Motion to Close Nomination by Richard, AF5AQ; Seconded by Melissa, KF5RXB;  Elected Unanimously

  1. Brian Camp, K5BSC will be taking over our Club Web Site.  A big “THANK YOU!”  goes out to Pat, WA5DVV for his years of dedicated service as Webmaster!
  2. Donation Box will be at our Christmas Party.  Secretary will send out an email informing those who will be coming to bring something.Next Club Meeting will be January 31, 2017

President Marilyn, AF5DP called for a Motion to Adjourn Meeting;  Motion Accepted by Chuck, N9RRI;  Seconded by Richard, AF5AQ;  Motion Carried;  Meeting Adjourned.

Respectfully Submitted by

Valerie, N9RQX
Club Secretary
JCARA, Inc.

 

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