187th AHC MEN’S BUSINESS MEETING SUMMARY

President

Bill Britt

Secretary

Ron Scott

Type of Meeting

(in-person, conference call, both)

In-person Men’s’ Business Meeting at Reunion

Date (and Location)

10 November 2020, San Antonio TX, 12:00pm

 

BOD Attendees: (list board members - indicate present or absent)

·       Present: Bill Britt (Pres), Forrest Abild (Vice Pres-Absent), Ron Scott (Secretary-Absent), Ray Root (Treas), Woody Woodbury (Director at Large-Absent)

 

 

Items Discussed & Motions Made: (bullet list, include whether the items were tabled or motions passed.)

·   Pledge of Allegiance

 

·   Invocation

 

·   Introduction of the Board of Directors (BoD)

 

·   Introduction of First Time Attendees:

o   Fred Bruce from Rat Pack and his son-in-law

 

·   Bill Britt recognized various Groups within the Unit:

 

·   Forego the reading of last year’s minutes since secretary absent (they were moved, seconded & approved)

 

·   Ray Root Treasurer’s report:

o   See Treasurer’s Report Sheets

o   Moved; Seconded; & Approved

 

·   Company Store Items Ordering Information by Ray Root

o   Ray brought just a few items to the reunion for sale

o   25 minimum order of tee shirts needed in future

 

·   2021 Reunion – Las Vegas again (Strait)

o   See presentation slides

o   Orleans Hotel again (cheapest reunion around)

o   They’re good people at this hotel

 

·   2022 Reunion – Army Museum Virginia/DC (Bond)

o   People wanted to know if we could hold the reunion at another date

 

·   Nominations:

o   VP – Ray Pojanowski & Kenneth “Blackie” Blackham

§  Ray dropped out; Blackie elected by acclamation

o   Secretary – Ron Scott (elected by acclamation)

o   No other new nominations

o   Nominations closed

 

·   Other Comments from the Floor:

o   Encourage people to reach out to other veterans to come to the reunions – just talk to them

o   Joe also sent email after phone calls unanswered

o   Bill wants to send out 5x7 card mailers in place of phone banks

o   Ray has additional Challenge Coins for sale

·   New Business:

o   We need to think about having the reunion at one place starting in 2023 (Jimmy Strait suggestion)

o   Possible Military Reunion group handling the future reunions

o   Do people like having speakers or not? Trips /Excursions? Keeping it simple (Jimmy) to keep expenses low; Maybe more people will volunteer to host

o   We should keep our Unit Guidon; don’t lose it

o   Brochure for the memorial service readers: It’s tough when the names are people you know

o   Thank Bill for Being our President

o   Motion to adjourn; Approved; All So Moved and let’s go get a beer

·   Adjourn (12:30pm)

 

 

Other Items of Significance: 

·   See attached PowerPoint Presentation of 2021 Reunion Details

 

Next Meeting: (date, time, and location)

·   Next meeting at the 2021 Reunion Men’s Business Meeting in Las Vegas, NV.

                                                                       

Prepared by:

Ron Scott