AMA Executive Council
Meeting Motions

 
 

February 9, 2002
Muncie, Indiana

It was moved, and approved by acclamation, to accept the minutes of the October 27, 2001 Executive Council meeting.
Mail vote of January 11, 2002: AMA Regulations for Assembly and Operations of a Kit Built Turbine Engine for R/C Models. Passed unanimously.
MOTION I: It was moved by B. Brown (III), seconded by C. Bauer (VI), to accept the Frequency Committee report in principle. MOTION passed unanimously.
MOTION II: It was moved by B. Brown (III), seconded by S. Frank (VIII), to fund the FAI Junior Free Flight World Championship team. MOTION passed unanimously.
MOTION III: It was moved by C. Foreman (IV), seconded B. Nelson (XI), to rescind MOTION II of the July 9, 2001 Executive Council meeting. (MOTION II: To close the diagonal runway for RC Scale at the Nationals, pending further action by Executive Council.) MOTION passed unanimously.
MOTION IV: It was moved by D. Mathewson (II), seconded by B. Nelson (XI), to accept the document AMA Regulations for Assembly and Operations of a Kit Built Turbine Engine for R/C Models as written. MOTION passed unanimously.
MOTION V: It was moved by J. McNeill (V), seconded by C. Bauer (VI), Complaints regarding a LEADER MEMBER should be made in writing to AMA Headquarters, who in turn will forward to the VP of the District where the complaint originated or where the infraction occurred.
  • The VP would review the written complaints and contact the complainant if additional information or clarification is required.
  • The VP would then contact the LEADER MEMBER, explain the complaint and request a response in writing.
  • The VP will review the complaint and the LEADER MEMBER's response and take whatever course of action is appropriate to resolve the problem, whether it is a warning or a revocation of the LEADER MEMBER status.  If there is a reprimand given, it should be in writing.  The LEADER MEMBER may appeal any action taken by the VP, in writing, and request the matter be reviewed by the Executive Council.  The Executive Council could uphold the action taken by the VP, overturn it, or refuse to hear it.
  • Any elected officer of the Academy of Model Aeronautics shall have the same rights as a VP for purposes of the document.
MOTION withdrawn.
MOTION VI: It was moved by C. Bauer (VI), seconded by B. Nelson (XI), to accept the new Nominating Procedures document. MOTION passed unanimously.
MOTION VII: It was moved by J. McNeill (V), seconded by B. Oberdieck (VII), No advertisements of a political nature will be accepted in our AMA magazine MODEL AVIATION. After discussion, the second was withdrawn and the motion died due to lack of a second.
MOTION VIII: It was moved by C. Bauer (VI), seconded by C. Foreman (IV), that starting January 2003, AMA Rule Book events are sanctioned, non rule book events are registered. MOTION passed. 12 yes; 1 no (VIII).
MOTION IX: It was moved by C. Bauer (VI), seconded by R. Miller (IX), any club chartering for the first time cannot have a name identical (word for word) to any club already chartered. MOTION passed unanimously.
AWARDS All awards were approved unanimously.