United States Army Warrant Officers Association
Fort Lowell - Apache Chapter
Meeting Minutes –
8 June 2009
Meeting called to order at 1758 hours by President CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti leading the Pledge of Allegiance. The President declared a quorum present. The meeting was held at Michelangelo Ristorante Italiano.
The AAAA conducted their business meeting.
The minutes of the May 2009 meeting were presented previously to the members electronically. A motion was made by CW3R Al Price to accept the minutes as published and seconded by CW3R Ed Blankschen. The motion passed.
Treasurer’s Report: CW4R Harold Lindamood
As of May 31, 2009
Funds in Savings Account: (Must maintain $5 minimum)
Opening Balance 4/1/2009 $5.06
Interest income $0.00
Closing Balance 4/28/2009 $5.06
Funds in the Checking Account:
Opening Balance May 1, 2009 $3,805.72
Ending Balance May 31, 2009 $6,735.13
A motion was made by CW3R Ron James to accept the Treasurer's Report, subject to audit, and seconded by CW3R Michael Turner.
President's Report: CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti
The ceremonies were in honor of the soldier remains located during the site preparation for the Joint Courts Complex for Pima County and the City of Tucson in downtown Tucson. http://www.azdvs.gov/Files/Cemetery/Motorcycle%20Escort%20Historical%20Poster.pdf
Vice President's Report: CW2R John Curtis
1. Membership: The Fort Lowell-Apache Chapter has a total of 35 members:
a. Life: 10
b. Regular: 20
c. Affiliated: 5
d. Active and participating in Chapter events and business: 15
2. Missing in America Project – CW2R John Curtis, CW3R Art Schmid and CW3R Al Price have begun coordination with the Arizona statewide committee. http://www.miap.us/, and the National Organization for assistance with setting up the Southern Arizona program.
Arizona Silver Chapter Golf Tournament - CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti reminded everyone that the Arizona Silver Chapter Golf Tournament will be held in Naco on 12 September 2009 and that the Fort Lowell-Apache Chapter should participate.
Good of the Order:
There being no further business, CW3R Ed Blankschen made a motion that the meeting be adjourned; the motion was seconded by CW3R Al Price and passed by the members present at 1909 hours.
Since we are having our picnic on Saturday, June 27th we will NOT have a July meeting.
The next meeting of the Chapter will be held at 1800 hours on 10 August 2009 at a location to be announced. Check the website at http://www.usawoa-ftlowell-apache.org and email announcements for the location.
CW3R Al Price
CW4R Bob Ozier
CW5R Brad Rinehart
CW2 Craig Dowdney
CW4 Dave Bixby
CW3R Ed Blankschen
CW4R Harold Lindamood
CW2R John Curtis
CW2R Leonard Wilfong
CW3R Michael Turner
CW3R Ron James
CW2R Ted Cogut
CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti
Mrs. Betty Lindamood
Mrs. Donna Dowdney
Mrs. Joy Ozier
Mrs. Leslie Blankschen
LTC(R) Frank Millerd – AAAA
CSM Dan Snyder – AAAA
Thomas Gordon – AAAA
MSG Robyn Fowler - AAAA
CW3R Michael Turner, Secretary