United States Army Warrant Officers Association


Fort Lowell - Apache Chapter


Meeting Minutes –


6 June 2011


Meeting called to order at 1800 hours by President CW2R Lance Dickinson leading the Pledge of Allegiance.  The President declared a quorum present.  The meeting was held at the Metropolitan Grill.  


Secretary's Report:  CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti

The minutes of the May 2011 meeting were presented previously to all members electronically.  Motion made by CW2R John Curtis to accept minutes as published, seconded by CW3R Art Schmid.   Motion passed.


Treasurer’s Report, as of May 31, 2011:  CW4R Harold Lindamood

Funds in the Checking Account:

            Opening Balance                    1 May 2011     $2,357.74

            Ending Balance                       31 May 2011   $5,923.32


A motion was made by CW3R Ed Blankschen to accept the Treasurer’s Report, subject to audit, and seconded by CW3R Al Price .  The motion passed.


President's Report:  CW2R Lance Dickinson

No Report


Vice-President's Report:  CW2R John Curtis

CW2R John Curtis reported that we have four (4) new members

CW3 Nathan Reef (152H), WO1 David Barney (153A), WO1 Stephen Gibson (153A),

both WO1s are at Ft. Rucker, and CW5 Tim Davis (152H).


The Vice President will be sending out letters to the new members welcoming them to the Chapter.


Unfinished Business: 

CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti reviewed the present state of the golf tournament which will be held this Saturday, June 11th.  He reviewed the personnel needs and made assignments of the people that will be in attendance.  Helpers were asked to be at the golf course at 0600 in order to be ready for the 0630 registration of players.


It was also reported that our application for 501c(3) status was returned for further explanation of the activities we have been involved, a copy of our By-Laws, and certification of the information submitted.  The requested information must be returned to the IRS no later that

June 21, 2011 or our application will be closed.


New Business: 

Motion made by CW3R Ron James and seconded by CW3R Art Schmid to authorized the President discretion to spend up to $111.00.  Motion passed.


The annual picnic, that we usually during July have, was brought up and if we wanted to have one this year. It was decided that the picnic would be held in early Fall.


Good of the Order:

The President CW2R Lance Dickinson presented former President CW5R Baiocchetti with a gift for his service as President from 2008 – 2010.


The Vice President report the following members had birthdays during April:

CW5R John McPoland, CW4 Richard Schiffli, CW3R Al Price, CW4R Horace Lee Brown,

CW2 Jill Junglom.



There being no further business, CW3R Art Schmid made a motion that the meeting be adjourned, seconded by CW3R Al Price.  Motion passed at 1915 hours.


The next meeting of the Chapter will be held at Cody’s Beef and Beans, at 1800 hours on

11 July 2011.


Members Present:


CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti                              CW2R Lance Dickinson

CW3R Ed Blankschen                                      CW3R Ron James                                           

CW3R Al Price                                                 CW2R John Curtis

CW3R Art Schmid                                                                                                      

CW4R Harold Lindamood                                          


Guests Present:

Bette Dickinson                                                          

Jean Schmid

Betty Lindamood

Jean Schmid


Recorded and Submitted by:

CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti, Secretary




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