Minutes of the Meeting
Monthly Meeting: The monthly Executive Board Meeting of the
Military Marksmanship Association was held May 18, 2006, in the Army
Marksmanship Conference Room, Building 243, Fort Benning, Georgia.
a. Board Members Present:
Bruce A. Meredith, President
Laurence K. Mosely, Secretary
Samuel W. Hunter, Treasurer
Archibald V. Arnold
III, MMA Immediate Past President
Carter Berry, Public
Affairs Committee Chairman and MMA Times Editor
Reunion Coordination Chairman
Richard D. Rebidue,
Membership Committee Chairman
b. Board Members Absent: Stephen Goff,
c. U. S. Army Marksmanship Unit Representative:
Mr. Robert Aylward, USAMU Deputy.
d. Guests: None.
e. Call to Order: A quorum being
present, the President called the meeting to order at 10:05 a. m.
2. Treasurer's Report: Motion made, seconded, and carried to
approve the Treasurer's Report for April 2006.
3. Minutes: Motion made, seconded, and carried to approve the
Minutes of the Executive Board Meeting held on April 13, 2006.
4. Unfinished Business:
a. Nomination Committee: The President
reported that he had contacted several members to serve on a
nominating committee; however, a committee had not been formed.
b. VIP Invitation List: The President and
the Deputy agreed to draw up a VIP invitation guest list.
5. New Business:
a. Cost of Anniversary Caps: The Board
established the price of the reunion baseball cap as $8.00 when
pre-ordered with the reunion registration and $10.00 at the reunion.
Members unable to attend the reunion can purchase caps for $8.00 each
plus shipping of $7.00 for one to four caps. Shipping for each
additional cap is $1.00.
b. MMA Logo Memento Pins: The reunion
budget line item for MMA Logo Memento Pins was deleted from the
budget during the April 13, 2006, Executive Board Meeting. Based upon
a recommendation by the President, the Board reversed that action and
added the purchase of 400 MMA Logo Memento Pins to the budget at an
estimated cost of $1.60 each. The pins would be offered to the
membership for $2.00 per pin. The design of the pin included the
number "50" in gold superimposed over the black bulls-eye
in the MMA logo. The bulls-eye would be solid black without white rings.
c. Reunion Schedule: The Secretary
moved to shorten the reunion by starting on Thursday rather than
Wednesday. After discussion, the motion failed to be seconded and the
previous dates stand.
d. Reunion Registration Fee: The
Secretary presented several budgets based on different formulas for
registration fees. He recommended that flat rate registration fee of
$20.00 per person. The board reviewed the benefits attendees would
enjoy versus the different budget formulas presented. After
discussion, the Board established a registration fee of $25.00 for
members and $30.00 for all other attendees.
e. MMA Monthly Meeting Schedule: The
President announced the dates of the monthly meetings through October
2006, and asked the Secretary to post the dates on the MMA web site.
f. Cancellation of June Monthly Meeting:
The President cancelled the monthly business meeting for June 16, 2006.
g. MMA Times Newsletter and Hall of Fame
Ballot Mailing: The President announced that in place of the June
16th monthly meeting there would be a mailing at 10:00 a.m. of the
MMA Times Newsletter and the USAMU Hall of Fame Ballot.
h. USAMU Report:
(1) Hall of Fame Guest Speaker: Mr.
Aylward announced that Lt. Gen. Robert L. Van Antwerp, U.S. Army
Accessions Command Commanding General, would be the Hall of Fame
(2) Olympic Quota Slots: The Deputy
announced that USAMU Sergeants Joetta Dement and Theresa Dewitt had
earned two Olympic quota slots for USA.
(3) Change of Command: The Deputy
announced that a Change of Command ceremony would be held at 9:00
a.m. on June 29, 2006, on Ceremony Hill at the Pool International
Shooting Complex. The incoming commander is Lt. Col. Charles T.
6. Next Meetings: The next Executive Board Meeting is
scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 13, 2006, in the USAMU
Conference Room, Building 243, Fort Benning, Georgia.
7. Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 12:15 p.m.
Laurence K. Mosely
May 2006 Financial Statement
Approved by the Executive Board on July 13, 2006.