USS SURFBIRD ASSOCIATION

12 September 2013

San Diego, CA

 

 

     The 6th meeting of the USS Surfbird Association as called to order by President Paul Daraska at 1:48 PM followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

     A motion was made and seconded to dispense with the reading of the minutes from the previous meeting.  Motion carried.

 

     The acting Association Treasurer, Larry Bennetts, gave a financial report that included a statement that the books were audited by Bill Hatcher and Conrad Mayer and that no discrepancies were found.  A motion was made and seconded to accept the financial report as presented.

 

     The floor was opened for old business.

   No old business was brought forward.

 

     The floor was opened for new business.

 

       The floor was opened for discussion about possible

       sights for the 2015 reunion with the following sights

       being suggested:

              Chicago, IL            Pensacola, FL

              Branson, MO          San Antonio, TX

              San Francisco, CA   New Orleans, LA

 

       It was decided to narrow the field down to three sights

       which would be presented to the full membership at the

       banquet later that evening. The three sights were:

       Pensacola, FL, Branson, MO & San Antonio, TX.

       (For the record, San Antonio was selected)

 

        Nominations were opened for 2014/2015 officers.

 

     Nominations were opened for Secretary/Treasurer.

         The chair informed those present that Tom

         Dannatt would like to run for another term.

         With no other names being submitted, Paul Squire

         made a motion that nominations be closed, Bill

         Hatcher seconded the motion.

         Tom Dannatt was elected to the office of Secretary/

          Treasurer for 2014/2015

     Nominations were opened for Vice President.

     The chair informed those present that Bill Evans
      would like to run for another term.

      With no other names being submitted, Gary Geist

      made a motion that nominations be closed, Bill

      Hatcher seconded the motion.

      Bill Evans was elected to the office of Vice President

      for 2014/2015

 

     Nominations were opened for President.

          The chair informed those present that he would like

           to run for another term.

           With no other names being submitted, Paul Squire

           made a motion that nominations be closed, Don

           Gillispie seconded the motion.

           Paul Daraska was elected to the office of President

           for 2014/2015.

      

With no other business pending, the meeting was adjourned at 2:55 PM.

 

Respectfully submitted by

Don Gillispie, Acting Association Secretary