Minutes of the Meeting
1. Monthly Meeting: The monthly Executive Board meeting
of the Military Marksmanship Association was held on June 19, 2002,
in the Army Marksmanship Conference Room.
a. Board Members Present:
Phillip F. Cannella,
Laurence K. Mosely,
Samuel W. Hunter, Treasurer
Carter Berry, Public
Affairs Committee Chairman and MMA Times Editor
Ken Hamill, Chairman,
Historical Committee Chairman, and MMA Historian
b. Board Members Absent:
Richard N. Hawkins,
Richard D. Rebidue,
Membership Committee Chairman
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 1110 hours.
2. Treasurer's Report: Motion made, seconded, and carried to
approve the Treasurers Report for May 2002. Additionally, the
Treasurer provided a financial preview for June.
3. Minutes: Motion made, seconded, and carried to approve the
Minutes of the Executive Board Meeting for May 2002
4. Unfinished Business: The Secretary called for the status of
the association's incorporation. He noted that no progress has been
made to complete the tax-exempt status under the IRS Code nor has
there been any reported contact with the selected attorney this
calendar year. The Treasurer noted that a check was issued for
payment of services and remains outstanding. The President stated
that he would attempt to resolve the issue by the next meeting. The
Secretary remarked that if the status was not resolved the
association should contact another attorney.
5. New Business:
a. Forty-sixth USAMU Anniversary and MMA Reunion:
The President reviewed the reunion planning topics for discussion at
the next meeting. The Deputy remarked that he would draft a Schedule
of Events and draft a joint Letter of Invitation. Mr. Hamill said
that he would coordinate with billeting and prepare a fact sheet.
Additionally, he noted that the registration process needs to be
streamlined so that the Treasurer was not required to screen all
participants. The Secretary remarked that he would post the Letter of
Invitation, Schedule of Events, Billeting Information, and
Registration Form to the web site when approved by the Executive
Board. Mr. Berry stated that he would publish a reunion update in the
MMA Times and the President said that he would review the food
options and costs. There also was a brief discussion about purchasing
a distinctive reunion baseball cap, however, additional discussion
was deferred to the July meeting
b. USAMU Report: Mr. Aylward briefed
the board on the following items.
(1) USAMU signed for the new USAMU
climate controlled ammunition bunker.
(2) Mr. Aylward stated that he would
attend the World Shooting Championships in Lati, Finland, during the
period 13-16 July.
(3) Blueprints to upgrade Hibbs Range
have been approved with construction expected to be completed within
(4) Tommy Pool, former USAMU
International Rifle shooter, was inducted into the USA Shooting Hall
6. Next Meeting: The next Executive Board Meeting will be
held at 1100 hours on Wednesday, July 24, 2002, in the USAMU
Conference Room, Building 243, Fort Benning, Georgia.
7. Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 1220 hours.
Laurence K. Mosely
June 2002 Financial Statement
Approved by the Executive Board on July 24, 2002.