AMA Executive Council
Meeting Motions/Acclamations

April 21-22, 2007
Muncie, Indiana

MOTION I: Moved by M. Smith (IX), seconded by C. Bauer (VI) to separate into two requirements in the AMA Leader Club Award program, that a club must have been an AMA Chartered Club for a minimum of five years; and club membership is open to all AMA members and is not limited to a certain number (closed membership).
MOTION passed: 12-Y; 1-Abstention (NAA)

MOTION II: Moved by T. Stillman (V), seconded by M. Smith (IX) to allow the District Vice President to waive any one of the six absolute requirements.
MOTION passed: 12-Y; 1-Abstention (NAA)

MOTION III: Moved by M. Smith (IX), seconded by T. Stillman (V) to authorize the Executive Director to hire someone to make a study of why and where the water is leaking in the HQ building.
MOTION passed: 12-Y; 1-Abstention (NAA)

MOTION IV: Moved by T. Stillman (V), seconded by B. Nelson (XI) to authorize Headquarters to implement a host/hostess program.
MOTION passed: 12-Y; 1-Abstention (NAA)

MOTION V: Moved by A. Argenio (I), seconded by B. Brown (III) to designate a new park flier field with Spread Spectrum use only. No major development will be made to this site without consultation with the Property Committee. Mowing will be done to establish a runway.
MOTION passed: 12-Y; 1-Abstention (NAA)

MOTION VI: Moved by J. Rice (VIII), seconded by T. Stillman (V) designated sites not in conflict with an organized event will be available for open flying on Spread Spectrum.
MOTION passed: 12-Y; 1-Abstention (NAA)

MOTION VII: Moved by B. Teague (IV), seconded by J. Rice (VIII) to approve an upgrade to the electrical service in the production area.
MOTION passed: 12-Y; 1-Abstention (NAA)

MOTION VIII: Moved by M. Smith (IX), seconded by T. Stillman (V) approve the purchase of a vehicle to transport the host/hostess.
MOTION passed: 11-Y; 1-Abstention (NAA) (District IV VP not in room at time of vote)

MOTION IX: Moved by D. Mathewson (II), seconded by T. Stillman (V) to accept the recommendation of the Insurance Committee to approach our insurance company to modify language in the Westchester General Liability Policy to provide primary general liability protection to officers of AMA Chartered Clubs in good standing for vicarious liability for the actions of others.
*Note: This additional coverage is for the five officers listed on the club officer sheet, i.e. President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Safety Officer (coordinator), this is assuming that one of the above officers is also named as the contact person for that club.
MOTION passed: 12-Y; 1-Abstention (NAA)

MOTION X: Moved by D. Mathewson (II), seconded by T. Stillman (V) to accept the recommendation of the Insurance Committee to add language to the Westchester General Liability Policy to extend liability coverage to AMA Special Interest Groups in good standing equivalent to that which is provided AMA Chartered Clubs.
MOTION passed: 12-Y; 1-Abstention (NAA)

MOTION XI: Moved by T. Stillman (V), seconded by J. Rice (VIII) to remove the requirement of the declaration of a disaster for the Club Disaster Assistance Program.
MOTION passed: 12-Y

MOTION XII: Moved by B. Teague (IV), seconded by R. Hanson (X) that the Executive Council requires written Air Show Team Program proposals for review and will determine whether funding will be made available.
MOTION passed: 10-Y; 2-N (VI, IX)

Email vote:
It was approved by acclamation to change the date of the April 2007 Executive Council meeting from April 28-29, 2007 to April 21-22, 2007.

Approved by Acclamation:
It was approved by unanimous acclamation to approve the January 15, 2007 Executive Council meeting minutes.

It was approved by unanimous acclamation to send a Letter of Appreciation to Vicki Barkdull for her service.

It was approved by unanimous acclamation to approve capital expenditures for the purchase of a gator and a trailer.

It was approved by unanimous acclamation to accept the report of the Flying Site Grant Committee.