USS Surfbird Association Meeting
September 22, 2009
Laughlin, Nevada


The meeting was called to order by President Gary Geist at 10:30AM

The treasures report was given by Treasurer Tom Dannatt. We have $1553.64 in checking and $25.00 in savings. The biannual treasures audit was conducted by Chuck Lyons and Mike Heiny. They reported that the books were in order and balanced. It was moved and second to accept the Treasures report. The motion carried.  

Minutes or the last meeting were approved as published. 

New Business:

Nomination of officers for the 2010-2011 term were opened to the floor.

Tom Dannatt was nominated to continue as Secretary/Treasurer.  No other nominations for the office of Secretary/Treasure were brought forward. Tom Dannatt was elected to the office of Secretary/Treasurer unanimously for the 2010-2011 term.

Larry Bennetts was nominated to the office of Vice President.  No other nominations for the office of Vice President were brought forward. Larry Bennetts was elected to the office of Vice President unanimously for the 2010-2011 term.

Gary Geist was nominated to continue as President.  No other nominations for the office of President were brought forward. Gary Geist was elected to the office of President unanimously for the 2010-2011 term.

Gary Geist's first act as the new president was to appoint Chuck Lyons to the Board of Directors as the Historian. 

Meeting adjourned at 12:45 PM

Addendum to the minutes of 22 September 2009: 

On September 23 2009 at 10:00 AM we convened again to discuss locations for our next reunion in Sept. 2011 and to consider any remaining business from the previous day's meeting.  

There were two suggestions made for the 2011 reunion 

The committees were asked to have reports back by the first part of 2010 in order to give us time to set things up for 2011.

Dues billing will be mailed out by December 1, 2009. It was suggested that we ask members to pay two years at a time to save on postage.  

Meeting adjourned at 11:23 AM

Respectfully Submitted
Tom Dannatt Secretary/Treasure