MOTIONS
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING 
January 12, 2014
Ontario CA

Note: Executive Vice President Gary Fitch and District IV Vice President Bliss Teague were not in attendance.

It was moved, seconded, and approved by acclamation to approve the Consent Agenda. Consent Agenda items: approval of the October 19-20, 2013 Executive Council meeting minutes as amended; approval of November 11, 2013 mail vote re: National Model Aviation Day (NMAD).

MOTION I: Moved by E. Williams (II) and seconded by M. Johnston (VIII) to adopt the Statement of Investment Policies, Guidelines, and Objectives as presented January 12, 2014.
MOTION passed unanimously.

It was moved, seconded, and approved by acclamation to add club support and participation in National Model Aviation Day, as an elective to be considered for Leader Club status.
(Note: this is not intended to be a requirement to achieve Gold Leader Club status. It was also pointed out that by prior Council action, a District VP can waive 1 (one) elective for a club to achieve Leader club status.)

MOTION II: Moved by E. Williams (II) and seconded by R. Cameron (VI) to authorize HQ to pursue the opportunity to obtain the Northrop Plans service.
MOTION passed unanimously.

It was moved, seconded, and approved by acclamation to put into effect the Executive Council Travel and Entertainment (T & E) Policy as submitted by CFO Keith Sessions; effective immediately.

It was moved, seconded, and approved by acclamation to approve the changes to Document 550. Changes:

• Section 3 item a) now reads: FPV novice pilots undergoing training at low altitude must use a buddy-box system with an FPV spotter, or must go to a safer altitude if no buddy-box system is used.
• Section 3 item f) now reads: If an FPV pilot experiences a safety issue that does not appear to be a brief glitch, they must abandon FPV mode and fly VLOS.
• Section 3 add item i): AMA FPV pilots must first be capable of flying their FPV model aircraft manually before utilizing FPV flight.
• Section 5 c) Deleted

It was moved, seconded, and approved by acclamation to give the AMA President the authority to select the initial Board of Directors of the AMA Foundation.