April 27, 2013
Muncie, Indiana

It was moved, seconded and approved by acclamation to approve the Consent Agenda. (Consent Agenda items: January 14, 2013 Executive Council meeting minutes; March 13, 2013 conference call minutes.)

MOTION I: Moved by G. Fitch (EVP) and seconded by J. Wallen (IX) to approve the Audit as presented.
MOTION passed unanimously.

MOTION II: Moved by L. Tougas (X) and seconded by M. Radcliff (III) to change the Award Description based on the submittal of the working group, and, retire the John A. Zaic Memorial Award, the HOPE Award and the Meritorious Service Award.
MOTION passed unanimously.

MOTION III: Moved by T. Jesky (VII) and seconded by E. Williams (II) to approve the Academy of Model Aeronautics National Model Aircraft Safety Code and the AMA Radio Control Large Model Airplane Program as modified April 27, 2013. Modifications: Safety Code item A. 2. (e) Change the word Aircraft to Airplane; add item B. 9. (c) Fly using assistance of autopilot or stabilization system only in accordance with the procedures outlined in AMA Document 560.
MOTION passed unanimously.

MOTION IV: Moved by M. Mosbrooker (XI) and seconded by M. Johnston (VIII) to accept the recommendation of the Flying Site Improvement Grant Committee as modified April 27, 2013. Modification: page 1 of report, change 29 clubs, to 24 clubs.
MOTION passed: 12-Y (Dist II VP was out of the room during voting)

MOTION V: Moved by L. Tougas (X) and seconded by T. Jesky (VII) that for all financial decisions made by the Executive Council over $1,000.00, the Executive Council will be prefaced with the following information prior to a vote being taken:

• The financial impact of the vote with supporting details

• Whether or not the funds for the motion are covered by the current budget

If the funds are not covered by the current budget the following information will be provided prior to a vote being taken:

• The source of already approved funds that the current motion’s funding will come from and the effect it will have on the program losing the funds


• If the funds will be taken from the contingency budget, what the current balance of the contingency budget is and the effect the current motion will have on it


• If the funds will be added to the budget, what the current total of out of budget expenses approved by the EC year to date is, and the effect this motion will have on the total out of budget expenses for the current and future fiscal year.

MOTION passed unanimously.