AMA Executive Council
Meeting Motions

April 29-30, 2006
Muncie, Indiana

 The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) representative was not present for the first three votes.


  • It was moved, seconded, and approved by acclamation to accept the minutes of the January 28-29, 2006, Executive Council meeting.
  • Motion I: Moved and seconded to add to the Standing Rules the following: “MEMBER DISCIPLINE: Pursuant to the authority of the Executive Council as set forth in Article V, Section 5 of the Bylaws, the Executive Council has the authority to provide for and to impose disciplinary action for any violation of any of the terms of the Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, Rules of the AMA, or which is detrimental to the AMA or model aviation. The Executive Council therefore may at its discretion promulgate policies and procedures relating to discipline of members which do not justify expulsion from membership. The Executive Council has the authority to discipline members in accordance with such policies and procedures as duly adopted and ratified by the Executive Council. Said policies and procedures are independent of any Bylaw dealing with a member-to-member complaint or complaints regarding contest directors, which investigation and disciplinary procedures may also be subject to the Standing Rules.
    Motion passed unanimously.
  • Motion II: Moved and seconded to present a firm bid for the United States to host the F3C [Helicopter] World Championships in 2009.
    Motion passed unanimously.
  • Motion III: Moved and seconded to accept the report of the Flying Site Grant Committee.
    Motion passed unanimously.
  • Motion IV: Moved and seconded to accept the amended Required Safety Standards for Giant Scale Racing as presented at the April 29-30, 2006, Executive Council meeting.
    Motion passed unanimously.
  • Motion V: Moved and seconded that AMA Headquarters develop a club flying site (GPS) location program to be enacted prior to March 2007.
    Motion passed unanimously.
  • Motion VI: Moved and seconded to approve the attached proposal to be presented to the AMA Leader Members for ratification to amend the AMA Bylaws to add term limits for elected officers of the Academy.
    Motion failed. 4 yes; 6 no; 2 abstain.
  • Motion VII: Moved and seconded to offer Joyce Hager a three (3) year contract as Staff Director with a job description to be developed by the incoming Executive Director; salary as negotiated.
    Motion passed unanimously.

    Note: The District X VP was not present for Motions VI and VII.