Jackson County Amateur Radio Association

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November 2018 Meeting Minutes

JCARA, Inc. Club Minutes, November 27, 2018

Meeting Called to Order by President Lloyd, WB5HUP

Prayer led by Chaplain Chuck, N9RRI

Pledge of Allegiance led by Lloyd

No Program

All Officers Present

Quorum Declared

No Visitors

Sick Call: Nick, K5BQJ

Secretarial Report by Valerie, N9RQX; Motion to Accept Report made by Chuck, N9RRI; Seconded by Marilyn, AF5DP; Motion Carried.

Treasury Report by Lee, K5CUB

  1. Hamfest was a success!

  2. All Club Members or those who want to join, download, from the JCARA Web Site, the Membership Application Form and fill these out completely, turning the forms in with your annual Dues, to the new Club Treasurer, Mike Madonna, KG5VXY. Motion to Accept Report made by Chris, K5MOZ; Seconded by Mike, KG5KSA; Motion Carried.

Old Business

  1. Repeater Committee: Nick, K5BQJ absent. As of January, 2019, Mike, KG5KSA will be assuming the responsibilities of the Repeater Trustee.

  2. VE Activity: Charlie, N2PKW tested and passed a new General! Future testing dates and locations to be announced.

  3. Next Meeting: Christmas Party, December 4th at the Country Gentleman Restaurant

New Business

  1. JCARA may have to move the Meeting location due to new management. President Lloyd, WB5HUP and Chris, K5MOZ will try for an exemption with the Jackson County Board of Supervisors.

  2. Secretary Val, N9RQX will submit a signed copy of the November JCARA Club Minutes to Hancock Bank, with the names and call signs of the 2019 JCARA Board Of Directors.

  3. Winter Field Day: January 26th and 27th are the dates. Mike, KG5KSA will head this up with Charlie, N2PKW and President Lloyd, WB5HUP helping out. Mike, KG5KSA will send to Secretary Val, N9RQX all pertinent information to be sent out to the Club Members and Associates via email. One of the last duties she will perform as Secretary.

Elections

  1. President Lloyd, WB5HUP opened up the Floor to Accept Nominations for Secretary; Bob Vigne, KB8VND sole Nominee; Motion to Close Nomination by Richard, AF5AQ; Seconded by Chuck, N9RRI; Nomination for Secretary Closed.

  2. President Lloyd, WB5HUP opened up the floor to Accept Nominations for Treasurer; Mike Madonna, KG5VXY sole Nominee; Motion to Close Nomination by Mike, KG5KSA; Seconded by Charlie, N2PKW; Nomination for Treasurer Closed.

  3. President Lloyd opened up the Floor to Accept Nominations for Vice President; Steven Hanshaw, KB5YPJ sole Nominee; Motion to Close Nomination by Charlie, N2PKW; Seconded by Chuck, N9RRI; Nomination for Vice President Closed.

  4. President Lloyd, WB5HUP opened up the Floor to Accept Nominations for President; Lloyd Kirk, WB5HUP sole Nominee; Motion to Close Nomination by Marilyn, AF5DP; Seconded by Charlie, N2PKW; Nomination for President closed.

  5. Chris, K5MOZ made a Motion that the Club Accept the Nominees so named in their respective positions for the 2019 Board Of Directors; Seconded by Charlie, N2PKW; Motion Carried.

JCARA Board Of Directors for fiscal year 2019

  1. President: Lloyd Kirk, WB5HUP

  2. Vice President: Steven Hanshaw, KB5YPJ

  3. Treasurer: Mike Madonna, KG5VXY

  4. Secretary: Robert Vigne, KB8VNE

  5. Past President: Marilyn Warner, AF5DP

Hamfest: Chairman Chris, K5MOZ has requested help on running the Hamfest. Richard, AF5AQ; Charlie, N2PKW; Val, N9RQX; Chuck, N9RRI have stepped up. Marilyn, AF5DP said she’ll take over the kitchen.

President Lloyd, WB5HUP Called for a Motion to Adjourn Meeting; Accepted by Chuck, N9RRI; Seconded by Chris, K5MOZ; Motion Carried; Meeting Adjourned.

Respectfully Submitted by

Valerie Ulmer N9RQX

JCARA, Inc. Club Secretary

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