Executive Council Meeting

January 26, 2008
Muncie IN


It was moved, seconded, and approved by acclamation to approve the minutes of the October 27, 2007, Executive Council meeting.

MOTION I: Moved by B. Teague (IV) and seconded by C. Bauer (VI) to accept the appointment of Gary Fitch as interim District II Vice President (VP). A special election for the District II VP will run concurrently with the 2008 elections; the two names to be on the special election ballot for District II VP will be Gary Fitch and John Gerber.
MOTION passed unanimously.

MOTION II: Moved by C. Bauer (VI) and seconded by A. Argenio (I) that the "Note:" in item (b) under Candidate Acceptance in the Standing Rules will now read: Campaign Statements to be delivered to AMA Headquarters 10 days prior to the Nominating Committee meeting in a sealed envelope. Those not nominated will have their statements returned unopened. Campaign statements will remain sealed until after the Nominating Committee has deliberated and determined the candidates.
MOTION passed unanimously. 

MOTION III: Moved by C. Bauer (VI) and seconded by B. Teague (IV) that Juniors and/or Seniors entered in official Junior and/or Senior events at the Nationals and place in first, second, or third will receive a Nats first-, second-, or third-place trophy.
MOTION failed: 5 Yes; 8 No (I, II, III, V, IX, XI, EVP, NAA)

MOTION IV: Moved by G. Fitch (II) and seconded by B. Brown (III) that the Executive Council shall allow each district vice president to establish the number of AVPs in his or her district.
MOTION passed unanimously