Minutes of the Meeting
1. Monthly Meeting: The monthly Executive Board meeting
of the Military Marksmanship Association was held on January
15, 2003, in the Army Marksmanship Conference Room.
a. Board Members Present:
Phillip F. Cannella,
Laurence K. Mosely,
Samuel W. Hunter, Treasurer
Historical Committee Chairman, and MMA Historian
Richard D. Rebidue,
Membership Committee Chairman
b. Board Members Absent:
Richard N. Hawkins,
Carter Berry, Public
Affairs Committee Chairman, and MMA Times Editor
c. U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Representative:
Robert Aylward, Deputy
CPT Howe, Operations Officer
d. Guests: Bruce Meredith, MMA Vice
e. Call to Order: A quorum being
present, the President called the meeting to order at 1115.
2. Treasurer's Report: Motion made, seconded, and carried to
approve the Treasurer's Report for December 2002. Additionally, the
Treasurer provided a financial preview for January 2003.
3. Minutes: Motion made, seconded, and carried to approve the
Minutes of the Executive Board Meeting for December 2002.
4. Unfinished Business:
a. Soldier of the Year Award: The
President announced that the Soldier of the Year award pistol donated
by Smith & Wesson Firearms Corporation was in transit.
b. Annual Meeting Preparation: The
President reviewed preparations for the Annual Membership Meeting.
The Historian remarked that he would have selected photo albums at
the meeting. The President requested that Executive Board members
wear a coat and tie at the meeting.
c. Fort Benning Junior Rifle Club: In
the December 2002 Executive Board Meeting, the Vice President
suggested that the MMA might consider purchasing and donating an air
rifle to the Fort Benning Rifle Club as a means of furthering
marksmanship. During discussion, no new information was presented at
this meeting to support the suggestion. The President remarked that
the suggestion was noble but the Constitution of the MMA did not
provide for such grants.
5. New Business:
a. Historian Resigns: Mr. Hamill
announced that he would step down as the MMA Historian after the
January Annual Membership Meeting. He noted that the volume of
donated photos and memorabilia had increased and recommended the
formation of a Historical Committee with a separate representative
for each of the competitive disciplines was needed. The President
applauded Ken's outstanding contributions to the AMUA and MMA as
Historian during the past six years.
b. Membership Directory: The
Membership Chairman remarked that 2003 Membership Directory would be
published with an as of date of January 31, 2003.
c. USAMU Report: The Deputy announced
that USA Shooting would host an international World Cup for rifle and
pistol events during the period 3-10 May 2003 at Fort Benning.
d. MMA Times Input: The Secretary
noted that input for the MMA Times newsletter was due March 7, 2003.
6. Next Meeting: The next Executive Board Meeting will be held
at 1100 hours on Tuesday, February 18, 2003, in the USAMU Conference
Room, Building 243, Fort Benning, Georgia.
7. Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 1220 hours.
Laurence K. Mosely
January 2003 Financial Statement
Approved by the Executive Board on February 18, 2003.