Minutes of the Meeting
1. Monthly Meeting: The monthly Executive Board meeting
of the Military Marksmanship Association was held on September 19,
2001, in the Army Marksmanship Conference Room.
a. Board Members Present:
Phillip F. Cannella,
Richard N. Hawkins,
Laurence K. Mosely,
Samuel W. Hunter, Treasurer
Carter Berry, Public
Affairs Committee Chairman and MMA Times Editor
Richard D. Rebidue,
Membership Committee Chairman
b. Board Members Absent:
Ken Hamill, Chairman,
Historical Committee Chairman and MMA Historian
c. U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Representative:
Robert Aylward, Deputy
d. Call to Order: A quorum being
present, the President called the meeting to order at 1120 hours and
asked for a moment of silence in respect for the victims of the
September 11th tragedy.
2. Treasurer's Report: Motion made, seconded, and carried
to approve the Treasurers Report for August 2001. Additionally the
Treasurer provided a financial preview for September 2001.
3. Minutes: Motion made, seconded, and carried to approve
the Minutes of the Meeting for August 2001.
4. Unfinished Business: The President provided a brief
update on the progress of incorporating the association. He
noted that he received a message from our attorney alerting the
association to some items that we must initiate once incorporation
was completed. These include registering with the Georgia Secretary
of State, obtaining a new tax ID number, changing our bank account to
a corporate account and executing a new signature card, and affixing
the word Incorporated to the name of the association. The President
remarked that he did not have a date when the incorporation would be
completed but was confident that it would be done by the January 2002
Annual Membership Meeting.
5. New Business:
a. USAMU Report:
(1) The USAMU Deputy noted that plans were
being made to present the CISM Team Championship Trophy (silver
dueling pistols) to the Secretary of the Army.
(2) Mr. Aylward reported that the Fall
Selection Match was cancelled by USA Shooting because of the
September 11th event and that the decision to hold the CAT Shooting
Championships, scheduled for October at Fort Benning, would be made
later in the week.
(3) The USAMU Deputy commented that the
ammunition bunker project was on track in spite of several floor plan changes.
b. Private Organizations at Fort Benning:
The Treasurer presented a letter from the Soldier and Family Support
Association. The letter contained information about the distribution
of Combined Federal Campaign funds to private organizations
authorized to operate on the Post. He noted that the letter was
received after a scheduled meeting to discuss eligibility. The
President passed the letter to the Secretary for filing.
c. Motions and Voting: The Secretary
reviewed the procedures for making and seconding motions in
accordance with Roberts Rules of Order. He also discussed the method
of recording a vote on a motion--either by voice or by a show of
hands--when only majority vote is required.
d. MMA Support of USAMU Annual Golf Tournament:
Mr. Aylward relayed a request for MMA support of the USAMU Annual
Golf Tournament from the Project Coordinator, Mr. Arnold. He noted
that the support would benefit the soldiers assigned to USAMU and was
within the spirit of the MMA Constitution. After discussion, the Vice
President moved that $300.00 be granted for the purpose of supporting
the golf tournament but be limited to junior enlisted personnel. The
motion failed without being seconded. Mr. Rebidue moved that $300.00
be granted for the purpose of supporting the golf tournament without
restrictions. The motion was seconded and adopted.
6. Next Meeting: The next Executive Board Meeting will be
held at 1100 hours on Wednesday, October 17, 2001 in the USAMU
Conference Room, Building 243, Fort Benning, Georgia.
7. Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 1225 hours.
Laurence K. Mosely
September 2001 Financial Statement
Approved by the Executive Board on October 17, 2001.