United States Army Warrant Officers Association


Fort Lowell - Apache Chapter


Meeting Minutes –


14 May 2007


Meeting called to order at 1820 hours by President, CW2R Curtis, with members saluting the flag during the Pledge of Allegiance. The President declared a quorum present.  The meeting was held at Michelangelo Ristorante Italiano.


Guest Speaker:  CW2R Theodore L. "Ted" Cogut, author of "Forecaster! Battling the Weather Odds in Peace and War"


After presenting a very enlightening and entertaining discussion of his military career, the attendees thanked Ted and Marie for sharing their widely varied experiences with us.


Secretary’s Report:  CW3R Michael Turner


The minutes of the April 2007 meeting were presented previously to the members electronically. A motion was made by CW4R Lindamood to accept the minutes as published and seconded by CW3R James.  The motion passed.


Treasurer’s Report:  CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti


As of April 30, 2007

            Savings Account - $ 5.02

            Checking Account $ 4,600.56


A motion was made by CW3R James to accept the Treasurer's Report subject to audit and seconded by CW3R Price.  The motion passed.


President's Report:  CW2R John Curtis - No report.


Vice President's Report:  WO1 Craig Dowdney - No report.


Unfinished Business 


1. Memorial Day Wreath will be presented by CW3R Keller at East Lawn Cemetery.


2. Discussion concerning Chapter Member shirt selection was tabled.


3. Golf Tournament – June 9th: CW5R Baiocchetti shared information concerning the present number of confirmed entrants, hole sponsors and raffle prizes.  Chapter members and family volunteers chose their tasks.  Reporting time is 0600 hours.  Contingency plans for multitasking were discussed.  Additional volunteers of family and friends were solicited.

Deadline for Entrant sign-up and receipt of payment is May 25th to lock-in numbers and names with Omni Tucson.  Chart of Team names and numbers corresponding with cart and starting hole number will be located at sign-in table.


New Business


CW4R Lindamood made a motion to cancel June's monthly meeting because of the extra time and effort involved with preparation and execution of our Golf Tournament two days prior to the scheduled meeting date.  Seconded by CW3R Price and passed.



CW3R James made a motion that the meeting be adjourned.  Seconded by CW4R Lindamood and passed by the members present at 2015 hours.


The next meeting of the Chapter will be held on July 9, 2007, 1800 hours at Cattletown Restaurant, 3141 E. Drexel Road.


Recorded By:


CW2R John Curtis


Ft. Lowell-Apache Chapter, USAWOA


Submitted By:


CW3R Michael Turner


Ft. Lowell-Apache Chapter, USAWOA


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