Minutes of the Meeting
1. Monthly Meeting: The monthly Executive Board meeting
of the Military Marksmanship Association was held on June 26, 2003,
in the Army Marksmanship Conference Room.
a. Board Members Present:
Archibald V. Arnold
Bruce Meredith, Vice President
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: None
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.
2. Treasurer's Report: Motion made, seconded, and carried to
approve the Treasurer's Report for April and May 2003. Additionally,
the Treasurer provided a financial preview for June 2003.
3. Minutes: Motion made, seconded, and carried to approve the
Minutes of the Executive Board Meeting for April 2003. The Secretary
noted that the Treasurer's Report for May would be attached to
memorandum forwarded to DCA stating that the Executive Board Meeting
for May 2003 was not conducted.
4. Unfinished Business:
a. Tax-exempt Status: The
President stated that the IRS had not approved the association's
501(C) 3 tax-exempt status application. The primary reason was that
the purpose of the association was considered more social than
charitable. The President then queried the Board whether the
association should resubmit the application or not pursue tax-exempt
status. After a brief discussion, the following motion was made:
Motion made, seconded, and carried to continue to seek tax-exempt
status by resubmitting the application to the IRS. The President
requested that the Vice President and Secretary meet with him and the
association's CPA on the 7th July.
b. Historian's Position: The
President briefed the Board on his meeting with association members
who had indicated an interest in serving on a Historical Committee.
He noted that he had received positive input and had scheduled
another meeting with the group in July.
5. New Business:
a. MMA Reunion: The President
announced that he had asked the Vice President to chair a Reunion
Planning Committee. The Vice President presented a planning outline
for a reunion to be held in 2004. The USAMU Deputy said he would make
available the After Action Report from the previous joint USAMU Hall
of Fame/MMA Reunion. A motion was made, seconded, and carried for the
MMA to hold a reunion in 2004. Further, the MMA encouraged the USAMU
to schedule a Hall of Fame induction and ceremony to coincide with
the MMA Reunion.
b.USAMU Report: Mr.Aylward provided
the following update about USAMU interests.
(1) Former USAMU shooter and employee, Wanda
Jewell, was selected as Team Leader for the Pan American Games
(2) USAMU gunsmith Richard Hopp was retiring.
(3) At an International Olympic Committee
(IOC) and International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) meeting, a
decision was made to drop Running Target and Ladies Double Trap
events from future Olympic games.
6. Next Meeting: The next Executive Board Meeting will be held
at 1000 hours on Thursday, August 28, 2003, in the USAMU Conference
Room, Building 243, Fort Benning, Georgia.
7. Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 1150 hours.
Laurence K. Mosely
June 2003 Financial Statement
Approved by the Executive Board on July 24, 2003.