Minutes of the Meeting
1. Monthly Meeting: The monthly Executive Board meeting
of the Military Marksmanship Association was held on November 14,
2001, in the Army Marksmanship Conference Room.
a. Board Members Present:
Phillip F. Cannella,
Richard N. Hawkins,
Laurence K. Mosely,
Samuel W. Hunter, Treasurer
Ken Hamill, Chairman,
Historical Committee Chairman and MMA Historian
Richard D. Rebidue,
Membership Committee Chairman
b. Board Members Absent:
Carter Berry, Public
Affairs Committee Chairman and MMA Times Editor
c. U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Representative:
Robert Aylward, Deputy
Mr. Gus Youmans,
Accountant (MMA Incorporation)
e. Call to Order: A
quorum being present, the President called the meeting to order at
2. Treasurer's Report: Motion made, seconded, and carried
to approve the Treasurers Report for October 2001. Additionally the
Treasurer provided a financial preview for November 2001.
3. Minutes: Motion made, seconded, and carried to approve
the Minutes of the Meeting for October 2001.
4. Unfinished Business: Unfinished Business: Mr.
Gus Youmans reviewed the progress of Incorporation for the
association. He noted that the Georgia Secretary of State had signed
the Certificate of Incorporation with an effective date of October
19, 2001. The President directed the Recording Secretary to file the
document. Mr. Youmans noted that filing Internal Revenue Service
tax-exempt forms would now proceed.
5. New Business:
a. Soldier of the Year: Executive
board members were provided biographical data of the candidates for
Annual MMA Soldier of the Year. The President announced that the
board would cast their votes at the next board meeting in December.
The President remarked that he would prepare a letter requesting that
Smith & Wesson Firearms Corporation again donate a trophy pistol
for presentation to the Soldier of the Year.
b. Annual Meeting: The Annual
Meeting was set for 1500 hours, Saturday, January 26, 2002, at the
Pool Indoor Range Complex. The President stated that the Board should
be prepared to discuss planning for the Annual Meeting at the
December Executive Board meeting.
c. USAMU Report: Mr. Aylward
briefed the board on the following items.
(1) The SA visit to receive the CISM
trophy pistols was cancelled.
(2) USAMU had obtained a lockable;
secure trophy case to display the trophy pistols.
(3) Ground had been broken for the
construction of the new ammunition bunker.
(4) USAREC had furnished a large tent
for use in outdoor recruiting displays.
(5) The USAMU golf tournament was a
success and thanked MMA for their donation.
(6) The indoor range is undergoing an
environmental lead decontamination.
(7) Wolf Creek Range was closed and
USAMU was preparing to host the scheduled matches.
d. MMA Times: Mr. Berry reminded
the Board that the MMA Times mail out will be the 7th of December.
Mailing place and time is USAMU Conference Room at 11:00 hours.
e. MMA Historian: Mr. Hamill
noted the need for additional wall locker storage space. He remarked
that he had received a number of photos and memento from association members.
6. Next Meeting: The next Executive Board Meeting will be
held at 1100 hours on Wednesday, December 19, 2001 in the USAMU
Conference Room, Building 243, Fort Benning, Georgia.
7. Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 1255 hours.
Laurence K. Mosely
November 2001 Financial Statement
Approved by the Executive Board on January 16, 2002.