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Minutes of the Meeting
October 2005

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
        Phil Cannella, 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.

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