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Minutes of the Meeting
January 2001

1. Monthly Meeting: The monthly Executive Board meeting of the Military Marksmanship Association was held on January 10, 2001, in the Army Marksmanship Conference Room.

    a. Board Members Present:

        Phillip F. Cannella, Jr., Vice-President
        Laurence K. Mosely, Recording Secretary
        Samuel W. Hunter, Treasurer
        Carter Berry, Public Affairs Committee Chairman and MMA Times Editor
        Richard D. Rebidue, Membership Committee Chairman

    b. Board Members Absent: 

        Lory M. Johnson, President
        Ken Hamill, Chairman, Historical Committee Chairman and MMA Historian

    c. U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Representatives:

        Robert Aylward, Deputy
        1Lt Kim Howe, Operations

    d. Call to Order: A quorum being present, the Vice President called the meeting to order at 1115 hours.

2. Treasurer's Report:

    a. Mr. Hunter discussed the Treasurer's Report for January 2001.

    b. Additionally, the Treasurer reviewed the Treasurer's Annual Report and 2000 End-of-Year Fiscal Report that will be presented at the January Annual Meeting. These reports will be attached to the Minutes of the Annual Meeting.

    c. The Treasurer was questioned if the Association had to pay taxes. He responded that the Association's income was below the level that required a tax return to be filed.

    d. The Treasurer reported that all items ordered during the past reunion had been shipped to members. He also noted that most members had paid the shipping cost as requested.

3. Minutes: The minutes of the December 2000 meeting were approved along with the financial statement for the month of December 2000.

4. Unfinished Business: 

    a. Complimentary copies of the MMA Times Newsletter: The USAMU Deputy submitted a list of 30 names considered Friends of Marksmanship who would receive complimentary copies of the MMA Times newsletter. Motion made, seconded, and carried to provide complimentary copies of the MMA Times newsletters to the 30 individuals on the initial list and that the list would be reviewed prior to each quarterly mailing of the newsletter.

    b. MMA Sponsored Pistol Team: The Secretary remarked that he had received an inquiry from an Association member, Robert Pruden, about forming an Association Pistol Team. He noted that Mr. Pruden had withdrawn his request and that the Board required no further action.

    c. MMA Annual Meeting Refreshments: The Vice President briefed the Board on the status of obtaining refreshments for the Annual Meeting. He added that he was ordering food trays to feed 100 persons from Sam's Warehouse. Other details, such as ice, drinks, tables, chairs, and door prizes, were discussed and resolved. The Board tentatively scheduled a planning meeting on January 17th to be called by the President if needed.

5. New Business:

    a. USAMU Report:

    (1) A retirement dinner will be held for Mr. "Bill" Krilling at the Historic Iron Works on Friday, March 2, 2001. Mr. Krilling is retiring after 52 years of Federal service to his country.

    (2) Colonel Arnold will present his farewell remarks to USAMU on Monday afternoon, April 9th (Time TBA).

    (3) USAMU Change of Command ceremony will be conducted Wednesday, April 11th (Time TBA). The incoming commander is Colonel Robert I. Hoidahl, Jr., Deputy Assistant Commandant, Fort Benning, Georgia.

    b. Omitted:

    c. MMA Soldier Of The Year Award: The Secretary announced that the President had received a letter from Smith & Wesson Firearms Corporation notify MMA that they would provide a pistol as an award for the MMA Soldier of the Year.

    d. Gift Certificate: The Secretary noted that it was customary to present the outgoing president with a token gift certificate. Motion made, seconded, and carried to purchase and present a $50.00 gift certificate to the outgoing president at the Annual Meeting.

    e. MMA Times: Mr. Berry reminded the Board that input for the March issue of the MMA Times was due NLT February 16, 2001.

6. Next Meeting: The next Executive Board Meeting will be held 1100 hours on Wednesday, February 21, 2001 at the USAMU Conference Room, Building 243, Fort Benning, Georgia.

7. Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 1250 hours.

Laurence K. Mosely
Recording Secretary

Attachments:
January 2001 Financial Statement

Approved by the Executive Board on February 21, 2001

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