Minutes of the Meeting
1. Monthly Meeting: The monthly Executive Board Meeting
of the Military Marksmanship Association was held October 20, 2005 in
the Army Marksmanship Conference Room, Building 243, Fort Benning, Georgia.
a. Board Members Present:
Bruce A. Meredith, President
Stephen Goff, Vice President
Laurence K. Mosely, Secretary
Samuel W. Hunter, Treasurer
Archibald V. Arnold
III, Roundhouse Committee Chairman
Carter Berry, Public
Affairs Committee Chairman and MMA Times Editor
Reunion Coordination Chairman
Richard D. Rebidue,
Membership Committee Chairman
b. Board Members Absent: None.
c. U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Representative:
Mr. John Writer, 50th Anniversary Book.
d. Guests: None.
e. Call to Order: A quorum being
present, the President called the meeting to order at 11:15 a. m.
2. Treasurer's Report: Motion made, seconded, and carried to
approve the Treasurer's Report for September 2005. The Treasurer
noted that a CD was due for renewal and that he planed to select a CD
with short-term liquidity so that funds would be available for the reunion.
3. Minutes: Motion made, seconded, and carried to approve the
Minutes of the Executive Board Meeting held on September 23, 2005.
4. Unfinished Business:
a. MMA Room License: The Secretary
reported Mr. DeCarlo, USAIC Real Estate Officer, had prepared the
license allowing MMA to use a room in building and all that was
needed to complete the transaction was the signatures of the MMA
President and a USAMU representative.
b. Membership Form Update: The
Membership Chairperson reported that the association was currently at
511 members. He also reported that verification of the military
status of the membership was nearing competition.
c. Fiftieth Anniversary Biography Status:
The Secretary reported that approximately 150 bios had been received
by Turner Publication Company and 150 anniversary books had been sold.
d. Proposed Reunion VIP List: The
President noted that the USAMU Deputy was on TDY and that the reunion
VIP list was not available.
5. New Business:
a. 50th Anniversary Book: The
Secretary said that he would contact Ms Parish, Turner Publishing
Company, and see if the publisher would mail another bio information
flier prior to the December 31st submission deadline.
b. Membership Dues: The Vice President
remarked that several members had queried him about an alternate form
of membership payment. The Secretary noted that the MMA Constitution
specified how dues were to be paid. The President tabled further
discussion on the topic.
c. USAMU Report: None.
d. Reunion Budget: The President
called for the Board to set a working figure for the cost of the
reunion. After discussion, a motion was made, seconded, and carried
not to exceed $10,000.00 for reunion expenses. The Vice President
recommended that a formal item-by-item budget be prepared for
discussion at the next meeting. The President requested that Board
members submit specific items for inclusion in the budget and be
prepared to discuss the budget at the next meeting.
e. MMA Times Input: Mr. Berry reminded
all that input for the December MMA Times issue was due not later
than December 15, 2005.
6. Next Meetings: The next Executive Board Meeting was
scheduled for 10:00 AM, Thursday, November 17, 2005, in the USAMU
Conference Room, Building 243, Fort Benning, Georgia. The December
meeting is scheduled for Thursday, December 15, 2005.
7. Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 12:10 a. m.
Laurence K. Mosely
October 2005 Financial Statement
Approved by the Executive Board on November 17, 2005.