Minutes of the Meeting
1. Monthly Meeting: The monthly Executive Board Meeting of the
Military Marksmanship Association was held March 25, 2004 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: None.
d. Guests: None.
e. Call to Order: A quorum being
present, the President called the meeting to order at 11:20.
2. Treasurer's Report: Motion made, seconded, and carried to
approve the Treasurer's Report for February 2004. Additionally, the
Treasurer provided a financial preview for March 2004.
3. Minutes: The Secretary noted that the February minutes were
completed but not available. He stated that he would e-mail a copy of
the minutes to board members for their review. Motion made, seconded,
and carried to approve the February 2004 Minutes of the Executive
Board Meeting subject to e-mail review.
4. Unfinished Business:
a. Tax-exempt Status: The President
reported that the IRS had made two comments in a letter concerning
the association's tax-exempt application. One was for the need of a
limited power of attorney for our CPA and the other was that the
association would be better classified under IRC Section 501 (c) (19)
as a Veteran's Organization. He noted that this information would be
furnished to the IRS.
b. Annual Meeting Raffle Procedure: In
reviewing check-in procedures, the Vice President noted that only MMA
members should be issued raffle tickets at the annual membership meeting.
5. New Business:
a. USAMU Report: None.
b. Reunion Planning: The Vice
President questioned what planning needed to be done for the 48th
Reunion. Individual board members recalled what areas of
responsibility USAMU and MMA had assumed or shared in the past
reunions. The Secretary noted that he had posted a date countdown and
some preliminary information on the MA web site. He said that he
would furnish at the next meeting the previous information packet
sent to each MMA member for the 46th reunion. It was also noted the
USAMU had a Hall of Fame/Reunion After Action Report. Mr. Berry
remarked that reunion information and a schedule of events were
published in the MMA Times. The President suggested that reunion
planning be placed on the April meeting agenda and each successive
c. Member Donation Inquiry: The
Secretary stated that an e-mail message was forwarded to him from a
member wishing to donate a rifle to the association. He added that
the association does not have a policy for accepting such items. The
President recommended that the Secretary respond stating that any
donation would be the property of the association and would be used
or disposed of as the association sees fit.
d. Membership Directory Error: Mr.
Rebidue pointed out that the address data for Joanne Stawski-Goldsby
(page 5) was actually that of Julie A. Goloski.
6. Next Meeting: The next Executive Board Meeting is
scheduled for 11:00 AM, Thursday, April 22, 2004, in the USAMU
Conference Room, Building 243, Fort Benning, Georgia.
7. Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 12:10 PM.
Laurence K. Mosely
March 2004 Financial Statement
Approved by the Executive Board on April 25, 2004.