MOTIONS
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING 

April 16, 2016

 Muncie IN

It was moved, seconded, and approved by unanimous acclamation to accept the minutes of the January 11, 2016, Executive Council meeting.

MOTION I: Moved by T. Jesky (VII), and seconded by R. Cameron (VI), that Council accept the Foundation Board minutes, with the exception that the Foundation Board motion be modified to read it is the Executive Council’s recommendation that the sitting AMA President or his designee, be a member of the Foundation Board.
MOTION passed: 12-Y; 1-N (EVP).

MOTION II: Moved by L. Tougas (X), and seconded by L. Harville (VIII), if AMA can’t coordinate with the Disabled American Veteran’s (DAV) charity by April 21, the decision for the National Model Aviation Day (NMAD) charity should be selected and administered locally by the clubs.
MOTION passed unanimously.

MOTION III: Moved by G. Fitch (EVP), and seconded by T. Jesky (VII), that Council approve the Site 3 improvement/paving as submitted by PADCOM April 16, 2016; additional funding was approved for site drainage. Maximum allowed is $110,000.
MOTION passed unanimously.

It was moved, seconded, and approved by unanimous acclamation to approve the Flying Site Grant Committee recommendation to award grants totaling of $22,025.70. Note: The balance will be set aside and discussed at a later date.

MOTION IV: Moved by A. Argenio (I), and seconded by K. Dixon (V), to adopt the Event Manager position/program as presented by T. Stillman April 16, 2016.
MOTION passed unanimously.

It was moved,
seconded, and approved by majority to DENY Rule Proposal GEN 15-01 Urgent, presented April 16, 2016. (Rule Proposal GEN 15-01 Urgent reads: “to remove a section from the General Section of the Competition Regulations that states that CDs may compete in all classes of contests or record trials, except for AAA, AAAA or AAAAA (NATS) events.”)
Abstain: 1 (VIII)

MOTION V: Moved by E. Williams (II), and seconded by L. Harville (VIII), that Headquarters staff working with the Executive Director, research and investigate development of enhanced membership card/kit and electronic membership cards.
MOTION passed unanimously.