Minutes of the Meeting
1.Monthly Meeting: The monthly Executive Board Meeting of the
Military Marksmanship Association was held April 22, 2004 in the Army
Marksmanship Conference Room.
a. Board Members Present:
Archibald V. Arnold
Laurence K. Mosely,
Samuel W. Hunter, Treasurer
Richard D. Rebidue,
Membership Committee Chairman
b. Board Members Absent:
Bruce Meredith, Vice President
Carter Berry, Public
Affairs Committee Chairman and MMA Times Editor
c.U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Representative:
Robert Aylward, USAMU Deputy
d. Guests: None.
e. Call to Order: A quorum being
present, the President called the meeting to order at 11:10.
2. Treasurer's Report: Motion made, seconded, and carried to
approve the Treasurer's Report for April 2004. Additionally, the
Treasurer provided a financial preview for May 2004.
3. Minutes: Motion made, seconded, and carried to approve the
Minutes of the Executive Board Meeting held on March 25, 2004.
4. Unfinished Business:
a. Tax-exempt Status: The President
announced that on March 23, 2004, the Internal Revenue Service
recognized the association as a tax exempt Veteran's Organization
under IRC section 501 (c) (19). He instructed the Secretary to file
the IRS letter of notification in the associations' permanent files.
He also remarked that he would request our CPA, Mr. Youmans, to
attend the next meeting to discuss our tax-exempt status. The USAMU
Deputy suggested that the MMA prepare a list of tax-exempt projects
even though funds were not available. The President was in agreement
with the suggestion and placed the item on the agenda for the next meeting.
b. Historical Meeting: The President
noted that he had scheduled a meeting on Friday, April 30th with Ken
Hamill, former MMA Historian, to discuss a task list for future
Historical Committee volunteers.
c. Donation Policy: The Secretary
provided a copy of an e-mail response to a member who wished to
donate a weapon to the association wherein he outlined the
association's policy for accepting such a donation. The President
directed the Secretary to place a copy of the message in the
associations Policy and Precedent file.
d. Reunion Planning: The Secretary
suggested that the topic of ordering mementos for the upcoming
reunion be discussed at the next meeting. He also questioned the
Treasurer about the number of memento remaining from the last reunion.
5. New Business:
a. Soldier of the Year Letter of Thanks:
The President read the association's Letter of Thanks to Smith &
Wesson thanking them for their donation of the Soldier of the Year award.
b. USAMU Report:
(1) All-Army Matches:
The USAMU Deputy reported that over 180 competitors attended the
revival of the All-Army Shooting Championships.
Team Slots: The USAMU Deputy noted that three USAMU shotgun
shooters had earned berths on the 2004 Olympic Team. He also noted
that tryouts for Rifle, Pistol, and Running Target disciplines would
be held at Fort Benning in May.
of Military Positions: The USAMU Deputy announced that 17 USAMU
military TDA positions would be converted to civilian positions.
6. Next Meeting: The next Executive Board Meeting is scheduled
for 11:00 AM, Thursday, May 27, 2004, in the USAMU Conference Room,
Building 243, Fort Benning, Georgia.
7. Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 12:00 Noon.
Laurence K. Mosely
April 2004 Financial Statement
Approved by the Executive Board on May 27, 2004.