Jackson County Amateur Radio Association

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November 2017 Minutes

JCARA, Inc. Club Minutes – November 28, 2017

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

No Program

Visitors:  Mike Madonna, KG5VXY a newly licensed Ham! Congratulations!

Officers Absent:  Past President Charlie, N2PKW

Quorum Declared

Sick Call:  Charlie, N2PKW

Secretarial Report read by Val, N9RQX:  Motion Accepted by Chuck, N9RRI; Seconded by Richard, AF5AQ; Motion Carried.

Treasury Report by Lee, K5CUB: Motion to Accept by Richard, AF5AQ;  Seconded by Chuck, N9RRI;  Motion Carried. Lee, K5CUB has Membership Renewal Forms for all Members

Old Business:
1.  Hamfest: Chris, K5MOZ discussed the Hamfest and it’s results. The Club made a profit again this year. He thanked all who participated. He requested a Kitchen Manager for next year.
2.  Donation Box: One is here right now and there will be one at the Christmas Party.
3. Val, N9RQX needs for those wishing to come to the Christmas Party December 5th, to please email her with your attendance numbers before noon, December 4th.

New Business:
1. Nomination and Election Board of Directors, 2018:

  1. Vice President: Steven Hanshaw, KB5YPJ, nominated by Richard, AF5AQ; Seconded by Rod, KC5LCW; Elected Unanimously.
  2. President: Lloyd Kirk, WB5HUP, nominated by Rod, KC5LCW; Seconded by Richard, AF5AQ; Elected Unanimously.
  3. Treasurer: Lee Johnston, K5CUB, nominated by Rod, KC5LCW; Seconded by Richard, AF5AQ; Elected Unanimously.
  4. Secretary: Val Ulmer, N9RQX, nominated by Chuck, N9RRI; Seconded by ?; Elected Unanimously

2018 Board:
Secretary: Val, N9RQX
Treasurer: Lee, K5CUB
Vice President: Steve, KB5YPJ
President: Lloyd, WB5HUP

Next Club Meeting will be Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at the St. Martin Community Center.

Next Month’s Program: To be announced.


Coffee Mess: Teresa, KF5PPK.


President Marilyn, AF5DP called for a Motion to Adjourn Meeting; Motion made by Chuck, N9RRI; Seconded by Flip, N5FLP; Motion Carried; Meeting Adjourned.

Respectfully Submitted by

Valerie, N9RQX
Club Secretary



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