MOTIONS
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING 
October 19-20, 2013
Muncie, Indiana

It was moved, seconded, and approved by acclamation to approve the Consent Agenda. Consent agenda items:

• Approve the minutes from the July 20-21, 2013 Executive Council Meeting.

• Approve the mail/conference call votes re: 2014 Nats-5A status and dates (Outdoor July 7, 2014-August 7, 2014; Indoor TBD); Modification of Standing Rules-AMA Chief Financial Officer; and Approve Keith Sessions as AMA CFO.

It was moved, seconded, and approved by acclamation to approve the dates for the 2014 Executive Council meetings. Dates: January 12 (Sunday of the AMA Expo); April 6 (Sunday of the Toledo Weak Signals Show); July 19-20; and October 11-12. The Finance Committee meeting will be no later than 3 weeks prior to the October EC meeting. The annual Membership Meeting will be Thursday May 15, 2014 (during the Joe Nall event). New VP orientation will take place December 9-10, 2013 at AMA HQ.

MOTION I: It was moved by R. Cameron (VI) and seconded by B. Teague (IV) to accept the budget.
MOTION passed: 9-Y; 1-N (X); NAA rep. was out of room at time of vote.

It was moved, second, and approved by acclamation to approve the North Blimp Hangar, Naval Designation “Building #28” Marine Corps Air Station Tustin, California, as a National Aeromodeling Heritage Program Historic Site.

MOTION II: It was moved by G. Fitch (EVP) and seconded by B. Teague (IV) to approve the document titled Academy of Model Aeronautics Duties and Responsibilities Guidance for AMA Leader Members.
MOTION passed unanimously.

MOTION III: It was moved by E. Williams (II) and seconded by M. Mosbrooker (XI) to move forward with developing a program to support the personal use and light commercial sUAS communities. MOTION passed: 10-Y; 1-N (X)

MOTION IV: It was moved by E. Williams (II) and seconded by M. Mosbrooker (XI) to change the definition of Class “C-restricted” events as defined in the last sentence of section 3.10, page 18 of the 2013 AMA Membership Manual to read:

“If entry is restricted to, or preference or priority is given to, members of a club or clubs; or to an organization affiliated with the AMA; or to residents of a confined area, such as a city or county; or for exclusive aircraft type (e.g. helicopter, turbine, electric, etc.), it should be listed as ‘C-restricted.’”

MOTION passed unanimously.

MOTION V: It was moved by A. Argenio (I) and seconded by M. Mosbrooker (XI) to accept the plan to move forward with the non-sanctioned event listing on the AMA website.
MOTION passed unanimously.

It was moved, seconded, and approved by acclamation to approve the following changes to the document titled AMA Suggested Duties and Responsibilities Guidance for Associate Vice Presidents:

Role of the AMA Associate Vice President (AVP) – add to the end of the first paragraph the sentence, “Like VPs, AVPs must also be Leader Members.”  Also, in the second paragraph, the second sentence should now read: He/she may attend functions on behalf.......

It was moved, seconded, and approved by acclamation to revise the minimum requirement for chartered clubs by changing the wording to read “The majority of club activities relates to model activity, and its organizational operation […]”; deleting direct reference to building and flying model aircraft.

It was moved, seconded, and approved by acclamation to approve the document titled Academy of Model Aeronautics Requirements for the Operation of Remote Control (RC) Aircraft at Full Scale Airshows as submitted October 19, 2013.

It was moved, seconded, and approved by acclamation to establish August 16, 2014 as National Model Aviation Day (NMAD). Beyond 2014, NMAD will be recognized on the Saturday prior to National Aviation Day.