Cascade Warbirds Squadron
Minutes of the Meeting of
the Membership – 12 November 2011, Museum of Flight, Seattle
The CO called the meeting
to order at 10:10 AM. There were 44 members and guests in
The following occurred:
New members and guests were introduced; existing members were encouraged to have lunch this afternoon with new members and guests
Vets were asked to stand and be recognized. All (16 in attendance) were asked to give a brief recap of their military service.
Fred announced the details of the Annual Christmas Dinner Party Gala to be held on 10 December at The Medallion Hotel.
Frank gave a recap of the recent Board Retreat and mentioned that our repurposing will emphasize the social aspect of our organization. To that end, a call was put out for a volunteer to resurrect our Bud Granley Roast.
Greg mentioned the Annual Meeting and board elections coming in January, 2012, and stated that the Nominating Committee's slate is to be published to the membership by 15 December 2011.
Ed's Safety Minute was a reminder that we live in an area of cold and damp weather, so should always know where the freezing level is. He then expanded on that to include recognition of conditions leading to carb ice.
Two of our scholarship winners were on hand to report on their experiences. Tyler Bunday talked about his trip to EAA's Aviation Camp and Nick Co spoke about his Private Pilot Ground School and upcoming Introductory Flight.
Greg mentioned the upcoming aviation-related schedule: HFM Fly Day, NWOC, NWCAS, ICAS, and Puyallup Air Expo.
He then invited interested members to attend the afternoon board meeting
There being no further
business, the meeting was adjourned at 12:20 PM.
For the Squadron
Fred C Smyth