MOTIONS/ACCLAMATIONS
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING
April 25, 2009

It was moved, seconded and approved by acclamation to accept the Minutes of the January 11, 2009 Executive Council meeting.

MOTION I: Moved by C. Bauer (VI) and seconded by J. Rice (VIII) to terminate the contract with TN Marketing effective July 26, 2009.
MOTION passed unanimously

MOTION II: Moved by B. Brown (III) and seconded by G. Fitch (II) that AMA not renew the JWalcher contract.
MOTION passed unanimously

MOTION III: Moved by B. Brown (III) and seconded by T. Stillman (V) to create the position of Public Relations Manager.
MOTION passed unanimously

MOTION IV: Moved by D. Holland (CFO) and seconded by G. Fitch (II) to accept the auditor’s report as presented.
MOTION passed unanimously

MOTION V: Moved by B. Teague (IV) and seconded by C. Bauer (VI) on behalf of the Museum Committee, that Council allows the Museum Committee to start construction of the Claude McCullough Educational Facility; maximum expenditure shall be no more than $200k.
MOTION passed unanimously

MOTION VI: Moved by G. Fitch (II) and seconded by T. Stillman (V) to adopt and implement as of January 1, 2011 the Bylaw Amendment (MOTION II) dealing with the election of Contest Board Chairpersons that was passed by the Executive Council January 11, 2009 and ratified by Leader Member vote on April 17, 2009.
MOTION passed unanimously

MOTION VII: Moved by A. Argenio (I) and seconded by J. Giffin (X) to adopt and implement as of April 25, 2009 the Bylaw Amendment (MOTION VII) dealing with Term Limitation for AMA elected officers that was passed by the Executive Council at the January 11, 2009 meeting, amended by the Executive Council on January 22, 2009 by conference call, and ratified by Leader Member vote on April 17, 2009.
MOTION passed: Y-10; N-3 (III, IV and VII)

MOTION VIII: Moved by T. Stillman (V) and seconded by B. Teague (IV) to increase the total amount available for the 2009 Flying Site Grant Program to $33,553.36 and approve the grant recommendations.
MOTION passed unanimously

MOTION IX: Moved by J. Rice (VIII) and seconded by J. Giffin (X) to accept the AMA Experimental Radio Control Aircraft Program Requirements and Inspector Information changes as presented April 25, 2009. (Effective date April 25, 2009.)
MOTION passed unanimously

MOTION X: Moved by J. Rice (VIII) and seconded by B. Brown (III) to accept the Safety Regulations for Model Aircraft Powered by Gas Turbines as presented April 25, 2009. (Effective date April 25, 2009.)
MOTION passed: Y-10; N-3 (I, IX and X)

MOTION XI: Moved by G. Fitch (II) and seconded by J. Rice (VIII) to accept the Insurance Committee recommendation to allow the AMA Insurance/Safety Coordinator to issue the additional insurance certificates for a charge of $250 without Executive Council approval.
MOTION passed unanimously

MOTION XII: Moved by M. Smith (EVP) and seconded by J. Giffin (X) that AMA not renew the reciprocal agreement with MAAC until the issue of Canadian insurance coverage in the United States is resolved.
MOTION passed unanimously

MOTION XIII: Moved by T. Stillman (V) and seconded by A. Argenio (I) to adopt the recommended changes to the Flying Site Grant application as modified April 25, 2009.
MOTION passed unanimously

MOTION XIV: Moved by B. Brown (III) and seconded by G. Fitch (II) to accept the Emergency Travel Assistance Program as modified April 25, 2009.
MOTION passed unanimously

The following telephone/email votes were read into the Minutes:

January 22, 2009 – Bylaw Term Limit Wording Revision/Clarification: Motion passed unanimously
February 9, 2009 – Membership Drive, Insurance Request: Motion passed Y-10; N-1 (VII)
March 20, 2009 – Appeal Hearing Procedures: Motion passed unanimously
March 28, 2009 – McCullough Bequest: Motion passed unanimously