MOTIONS
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING 

October 11, 2014
Muncie IN

Note: Vice Presidents for Districts V and VIII were not in attendance.

It was moved, seconded and approved by acclamation to approve the Consent Agenda. Consent Agenda items: Approval of July 19, 2014 Executive Council meeting minutes; mail vote of Aug. 21 re award for Silent Electric Flyers; mail vote of Aug. 28 re ED Contract Approval; mail vote of Sept. 10 re AMA Expo Contract; and mail vote of Sept. 22 re Youth Leadership Award.

It was moved, seconded and approved by acclamation to approve the 2015 Executive Council meeting dates as follows: January 11, 2015 Ontario, CA (8 a.m. – 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. till concluded); May 1-2, 2015 Muncie, IN; July 18-19, 2015 Muncie, IN; and October 30-31, 2015 Muncie, IN. The General Membership Meeting will be held Thursday May 14 during the Joe Nall. The President, Executive Director and designees will report at the meeting; if any other Council members wish to attend they will do so at their district expense.

MOTION I: It was moved by G. Fitch (EVP) and seconded by R. Cameron (VI) to approve the 2015 Budget as presented.
MOTION passed: 10-Y; 1-N (X)

It was moved, seconded and approved by acclamation to accept the results for the Goldberg Award recipients.

MOTION II: It was moved by E. Williams (II) and seconded by R. Cameron (VI) that HQ contact the International Miniature Aircraft Association (IMAA) via certified letter and request clarification on their current situation and their status as a Special Interest Group.
MOTION passed unanimously.

MOTION III: It was moved by L. Tougas (X) and seconded by R. Cameron (VI) to engage TACTIC as AMA’s PR firm.
MOTION passed unanimously.

MOTION IV: It was moved by A. Argenio (I) and seconded by E. Williams (II) to accept the Sanction Committee’s revised definitions for Non-Rule Book Events Section 3.10 Class C and Section 3.11 Class CR Sanctions.
MOTION passed: 10-Y; 1-Abstain (NAA)

It was moved, seconded and approved by acclamation that AMA promotes awareness of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) through various AMA communication channels, and AMA encourage AMA clubs to consider purchasing AED’s utilizing the following AED Guidance Statement. “AMA encourages AMA clubs to consider purchasing Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) for placement at club flying sites and events, that clubs follow all applicable Federal and state AED laws, training and certification requirements, and that they follow the AED manufacturer’s instructions for care, maintenance, service, usage, and storage. Such purchases by AMA clubs are eligible for application toward AMA Flying Site Improvement Grants. AMA encourages AMA clubs to receive certified first aid and CPR training.”

It was moved, seconded, and approved by acclamation to assign 5A Status to the 2015 AMA Nationals; Outdoor dates are July 6 - August 6, 2015; Indoor dates/venue to be determined.

It was moved, seconded and approved by acclamation to approve the new three-year term for the Chief Financial Officer Keith Sessions.