MOTIONS
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING 

October 31, 2015

 Muncie IN

Note: District V VP Kris Dixon was not in attendance.

It was moved, seconded and approved by acclamation to approve the minutes of the July 18, 2015 Executive Council meeting.

The October 7, 2015, approved mail vote re: Distinguished Service Award was read into the minutes.

It was moved, seconded, and approved by majority that the 2016 Executive Council meetings will be: January 11, 2016, (Monday following the AMA Expo in Ontario CA); April 16-17, 2016 in Muncie IN; July 16-17, 2016, in Muncie IN, and November 12, 2016, in Muncie IN. The AMA Official General Membership meeting will be held in Ontario CA, during the Expo; there may also be AMA membership meetings held at other events.

MOTION I: Moved by G. Fitch (EVP) and seconded by R. Cameron (VI) to approve the 2016 budgets as presented by the Finance Committee.
MOTION passed unanimously.

It was moved, seconded, and approved by acclamation to approve the Goldberg Award candidates as presented. For 2015 only, the requirement that only one candidate per district can receive the award was waived.

MOTION II: Moved by C. Bower (XI) and seconded by M. Johnston (VIII) to offer clubs the opportunity to renew at the current rates ($30 club renewal; $60 insurance certificate) if done by December 31, 2015.
MOTION passed unanimously.

MOTION III: Moved by R. Cameron (VI) and seconded by J. Marsh (IV) to release funds set aside for site development in the amount of $16,000 for development/improvements to Site 4. This includes seeding, landscaping, installation of a well and pump.
MOTION passed unanimously. (NAA representative was out of room at the time of vote.)

It was moved, seconded, and approved by acclamation to accept the camping rate fee structure as proposed. AMA members will be offered the fee structure prior to the 2015 increase; non-AMA members will pay the established 2015 increased rates.

MOTION IV: Moved by M. Radcliff (III) and seconded by A. Argenio (I) to approve the Museum Steering Committee report, and award the National Aeromodeling Heritage award to the Mid-Hudson Radio Control Society as an organization, and the National Aeromodeling Heritage award to the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome as a site. 
MOTION passed unanimously.

MOTION V: Moved by T. Jesky (VII) and seconded by R. Cameron (VI) to approve the recommendations submitted in the Marketing Committee report of October 31, 2015.
MOTION passed: 9-Y; 2-N (III, X); 1-Abstain (NAA)

It was moved, seconded, and approved by acclamation to approve the 2016 Nats schedule.

It was moved, seconded, and approved by acclamation to approve the 2016 Nats as a 5A event. Dates: Outdoor June 24-August 4, Muncie IN; Indoor TBA.

MOTION VI: Moved by T. Jesky (VII) and seconded by R. Cameron (VI) to target the Wounded Warrior Project as the benefitting charity for the 2016 National Model Aviation Day.
MOTION passed unanimously.