|Cascade Warbirds Squadron # 2, Minutes of the Membership Meeting, 08 Nov 2014, Museum of Flight, Seattle|
The CO called the meeting to order at 10:15 AM. There were approximately 36 members and guests in attendance. The following occurred:
* Guests and new members were introduced.
Ø Veterans were recognized.
Ø Ron invited any interested members to attend the board meeting after lunch.
Ø Fred pitched the annual dinner party, said he was now accepting 2015 dues payments and Reno deposits, and reported on the Amazon Smile program and Fred Meyer Community Awards program.
Ø The twelve veterans in attendance each gave a brief military bio.
Ø Dave pitched the Oshkosh fly-in and said there were still rooms available.
Ø Dave said we were attending the Puyallup Air Expo and he was looking for Warbird Forum volunteer presenters.
Ø Ron & Dave briefly mentioned NWCAS
Ø Local warbirds for sale were listed: Ochs’ N3N, Kinchen’s PT-26, Hewitt’s C-45, and Mehrer’s several Stearmans.
Ø Our Safety presentation was Kevin O’Keefe’s landing gear malfunction incident at Friday Harbor in July.
Ø Our feature presentation was “Pitching Decks and Navy Jets – Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier Flight Operations” by Mike Maxwell.
Ø Dave asked for volunteer presenters for future meetings.
Ø The door prize, donated by Doug Owens, was won by Dave.
Ø Ron made a short pitch regarding NATA and the formation training he hoped the squadron would embrace.
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 12:30 PM.
For the Squadron,
Fred C Smyth