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Fort Lowell–Apache Chapter
United States Warrant Officer Association
Tucson, Arizona
August 16, 2004



24 September 2004


The meeting was called to order at 1817 hours by the Association President, CW3R James. The President declared a quorum was present. The meeting was held at the Michelangelo Restaurant in Oro Valley, Arizona. The President declared a quorum was present.


Secretary’s Report: Motion made by CW3R Turner, seconded by CW3R Gill to approve the minutes of the 16 August 2004 meeting. Motion approved by members present.


Treasurer’s Report:

Savings Account Balance as of 31 August 04 was $25.61

Checking Account Balance as 31 July 04 was $1779.25

Motion made by CW5R Baiocchetti and seconded by CW3R Turner to accept the Treasurer's Report pending audit. Motion passed.


President's Report: CW3R Ron James


      The President showed the group the ribbon material and color that will be used as the attachment for the JrROTC medal.


Vice President's Report: CW3R Joe Gill


            JrROTC medals are not in yet but will be ready before he leaves for the 2004 AMM.


Old Business:


  1. 2005 AMM –

      a. Discussed possible all Arizona Chapters' meeting around January 22, 2005.

      b. Mike Turner is to meet with the Convention Bureau on September 21, 2004.

      c. Reviewed renting a system for printing badges.

      d. Bar Code reader to register attendees.

      e. Discussed having a Star Party on the grounds Thursday evening. Mike Turner has 5 members of the Tucson Astronomy Club to set up the telescopes and show off the night sky.


2.   Motion made by CW3R Gill seconded by CW3R Schmid to amend the motion authorizing  CW3R Turner to purchase a Domain Name & Webhosting for $50 to read $69.50. Motion passed.


New Business:

  1. Election of Officers


      a. The President asked for any more nominations for the offices of President and Vice President. No new names were presented


      b. Motion made by CW3R Turner, seconded by CW3R Gill that nominations be closed.  Motion passed.


      c. The President read the names of the nominees: President, CW5R Vincent A. Baiocchetti, Jr. and for Vice President, CW3R Joseph Gill.


      d. The Secretary was directed to cast one ballot for the slate.


2.   Moved by CW3R Gill, seconded by CW3R Turner to move the 11 October 2004 meeting to 18 October 2004 because the 2 delegates to the 2004 AMM will be at the meeting. Motion passed.


3.  CW3R Schmid moved and CW3R Gill seconded that the ribbon color and style presented by the President be approved. Motion passed.


4. It was agreed that the JrROTC Medals will sell for $12.00 each and a set of 4 medals for $44.00.



CW3R Turner made a motion that the meeting be adjourned. Motion was seconded by CW3R Schmid and passed by members present. The meeting of the Fort Lowell-Apache Chapter was adjourned at 19:28 hours.

Next meeting of the Ft. Lowell-Apache Chapter will be at 1800 hours, 18 October 2004 at Michelangelo Restaurant in Oro Valley.


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