MOTIONS/ACCLAMATIONS
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING
April 24, 2010
Muncie, Indiana

It was moved, seconded, and approved by acclamation to approve the minutes of the January 23, 2010, Executive Council meeting.

Motion I: Moved by G. Fitch (II) and seconded by B. Teague (IV) to accept the audit report as presented.
Motion passed unanimously.

Motion II: Moved by M. Smith (EVP) and seconded by B. Nelson (XI) that PADCOM work with Dennis Crooks to seek immediate resolution of the perimeter area and ongoing maintenance of Site 3.
Motion passed unanimously.

Motion III: Moved by M. Smith (EVP) and seconded by G. Fitch (II) to direct the staff to go forward with the EAA/AMA student membership program.
Motion passed unanimously.

Motion IV: Moved by B. Teague (IV) and seconded by T. Stillman (V) to make the proposed repairs to the museum building as presented by the Museum Steering Committee.
Motion passed unanimously.

Motion V: Moved by J. Rice (VIII) and seconded by A. Argenio (I) to accept the recommendation of the Publications Committee to keep the Contest Calendar in the magazine.
Motion passed: 9-Y; 3-N (EVP, V and IX).

Motion VI: Moved by B. Oberdieck (VII) and seconded by B. Teague (IV) to change the Policies for Model Aviation Officer and Executive Director Columns wording “The general presumptions is that these columns should inform, educate and even possibly entertain AMA members. The columns are not to be used for any kind of politicking, directly or by innuendo. Derogatory or questionable comments by one Executive Council member about other present (or prospective) Council members, regardless of kind or intent, should not be printed in Model Aviation” to include “or any district publication/Web site that could/would be associated with the AMA.”
Motion failed: 2-Y; 10-N (EVP, NAA, I, II, V, VI, VIII, IX, X and XI).

Motion VII: Moved by M. Smith (EVP) and seconded by J. Rice (VIII) to direct the Publications Committee to make a recommendation (policies for Model Aviation Officer and Executive Director columns) at the August EC meeting.
Motion passed: 11-Y; 1-N (VII).

Motion VIII: Moved by J. Rice (VIII) and seconded by T. Stillman (V) to change the Experimental Aircraft Program regulation item 2.6 to “A dual battery system is required with a minimum of 2300 mAh each or sufficient batter power that either one of the two battery packs could safely fly the aircraft at least three complete total fuel consumption flying sessions from receiver turn-on to turn-off. The system should be arranged so that both batteries operate together and includes redundant wiring and switching to the receiver.”
Motion passed unanimously.

Motion IX: Moved by J. Rice (VIII) and seconded by M. Smith (EVP) to move forward with the Employee Survey as presented by the ED Review Committee.
Motion passed: 11-Y; 1-Abstained (XI).

Motion X: Moved by G. Fitch (II) and seconded by C. Bauer (VI) to accept the report of the Flying Site Grant Committee as presented and increase funds by $29.35.
Motion passed unanimously.