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Minutes of the Meeting
June 2002

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, Jr., President
        Laurence K. Mosely, Recording Secretary
        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, Vice President
        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 two years.

    (4) Tommy Pool, former USAMU International Rifle shooter, was inducted into the USA Shooting Hall of Fame.

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
Recording Secretary

June 2002 Financial Statement

Approved by the Executive Board on July 24, 2002.

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