Tuesday, September 2, 2014

MINUTES of MVC Meeting Aug.13,2014 in Redmond, OR


                MINUTES of MVC Meeting Aug.13, 2014 in Redmond, OR

At the Oregon State Fairgrounds and Exposition Center, in Seminar 1, Little Sisters Bldg.

Meeting was called to order at 1730 hours (5:30 PM PDT) by Chapter President John Lee

Invocation prayer was by Jon Walker, National Senior VP

National Anthem was sung by LaVern Underhill, a member of the Frustrated Maestros

National Officers, Area VPs, veterans of WW II, Korean, Viet Nam were recognized.

National FMCA President, Charles Adcock, a charter member of the MVC gave out Viet Nam Campaign ribbons to veterans from the Viet Nam era.

Prayers were requested for members who were unable to attend, especially VP Carmine Liscio who hopes to be traveling again soon.

Minutes of the previous meeting held in Perry, GA Tuesday, March 18 had been published on the MVC Blog. A motion was heard, seconded and reading of the minutes were not read at this time.

Treasurer’s Report: Sandy Sweeney reported as of this date, the MVC has $2506.40 in checking, $5025.01 in Savings, for a total of $7531.41. Earlier on this date, an annual audit was conducted by Thomas Tanasse, Joyce Ownby and Randall Ward verifying all amounts, income and expenditures were correct and valid.

National Director, Jerry Sweeney gave a report of the Governing Board Meeting held earlier in the day. The highlight was the adoption of the Emergency Evacuation Service at no cost for one year to members. The ND reported on the election of INTO Area officers which MVC is a Chapter: AVP: David Kessler, Treasurer: Jerry Sweeney*, Secretary: Richard Lowman, Sr. VP: George Schremp*, VP’s: John Lee*, Paul Mitchell*, Phyllis Johnson and David Piper. (* designates MVC members).

The Fulltimer, Elk’s and NW Maestros Chapters were thanked for extending hospitality at their Pre-rallies to the MVC. The MVC is scheduling a Pre-rally July 18-21, 2015 at Lake Delton RV Park, the Dells, Wisconsin. An assistant wagonmaster is requested.

Nominating Committee was elected. Members John Ferrari, Carmine Liscio and Larry Boswell volunteered to serve. Their contact info will be published. Prospective candidates for MVC office should contact any of these members ASAP.

A drawing was held for two free weeks at Thousand Trails and Encore Parks courtesy of Lazy Days of Arizona, General Manager, Chris Trapeni. Please consider Lazy Days as they support the MVC.
 
The meeting was adjourned, followed by the Elk’s Chapter Meeting then a combined ‘Social’ with plenty of good food and beverages for members of both the Elk’s and MVC Chapters.  

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