The meeting was
called to order at 1:30 PM
Present: Clark, Desmon, Hill, Jackson, Kopp,
Morrell, Nadeau, Owens, Smyth, Youman, plus about four member guests
Absent: Almstead, Anders, Caruso, Rombauer, Williams
1. Upon M/S, the
reading of the minutes of the previous meeting was waived.
commented on the survey results. Seventy were returned and there were some
interesting results. He will forward to all board members. He also asked Fred to
resend the survey request.
3. We discussed the methodology of funding the
events selected for support. Members will self-pay and be reimbursed.
The member BBQ will be held at Mike's place in Auburn on 11 May.
coordinators will be assigned for all flying events. They will then contact John
for Facebook and Fred for the email blitz.
6. The next Exec Board meeting
will be Thurs, 25 April. All other board members are invited to attend. The
location will be announced soon.
7. Warren reviewed the B-17 visit.
Flying from Paine a couple days seems a real possibility. Plus, if we sell 125+
seats, we automatically get $30 each, regardless of other considerations.
8. Michael said the VAW event this year will feature the 75th anniversary of
the T-6. Also, we will try to arrange for a formation clinic to be put on the
two days before. Ron will involve Red Star.
9. In response to a question,
Warren said the two non-board members assigned to this year's Nominating
Committee are Mike Weisner and Henry Geijsbeek. Their slate must be promulgated
by 11 December.
10. Paul said he is looking for military aviation flying
songs suitable for our karaoke event this December. Let him know if you find
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at
For the Squadron,
Fred C Smyth