Cascade Warbirds Squadron #2

Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Directors

10 March 2007, Museum of Flight, Seattle


The meeting was called to order at 1310 hours by CO Desmon.


Directors in attendance: Desmon, Kinchen, Bauer, Smyth, Williams, Rombauer, High, Teeters, Jackson, Almstead


Directors absent: Sherman, Caruso, Renquist, Owens, Anders


The following business was transacted:


Aviation High School: A proposal was presented to fund a scholarship for an AHS student to the EAA Air Academy Advanced Camp.  Subsequent to some discussion with AHS personnel still in attendance, M/S to fund a 2007 Scholarship to EAA at NTE $1,000.

By consensus, this topic was tabled until after the following item.


AWO Fly-In - 2007: Curt reported on the recent meeting with NWEAA personnel.  He said he was frankly disappointed with the result; there still is nothing in writing.  Pete reported on his work with Bruce Angell on the budget; the infrastructure provided to CWB by NWEAA accounts for $4,600 of the $5,000 allotted to warbirds.  However, NWEAA will add $500 toward hotel rooms and (limited) fuel for aircraft flying in the fly-bys.  Fred read into the record the Charity Profile Report from the Washington Secretary of State Charitable Solicitations Program.  M/S to decrease 2007 budget line-item for AWO Fly-In to NTE $1,000.  Motion passed 6 Yeas, 4 Nays.  M/S to provide aviation-related forums as a part of the CWB program.  Motion passed.


Aviation High School (continued from above): Discussion followed.  M/S to amend the motion (above) to decrease the scholarship amount to NTE $500.  Amended Motion failed 3 Yeas, 7 Nays.  Motion passed 6 Yeas, 4 Nays.  Desmon will work with EAA officials to achieve what discount might be possible.


Nominating Committee: This year is election year to select squadron directors; the election will be held at the Annual Member Meeting in November.  The board is charged with selecting a nominating committee to propose a slate of nominees.  By consensus, the following members were chosen: Ken Morley, Chair; Curt Kinchen; John Clark; Pete Jackson; and Warren Nadeau.


Fly-Away Kits: Dave raised the topic, but no action was taken.  Dave will return with more details and estimated costs.




There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 2:50 PM.


For the Squadron




Fred C. Smyth

Adjutant/Finance Officer