AMA Executive Council
Meeting Motions

 
 

July 15, 2002
Muncie, Indiana

It was moved, and approved by acclamation, to accept the minutes of the May 4, 2002 Executive Council meeting.
It was moved, and approved by acclamation, to accept the Scholarship Committee Report/Recommendations.
Motion I: Moved by R. Miller (IX), seconded by B. Brown (III), to give permission for the Corporate Resolution. MOTION passed unanimously.
Motion II: Moved by R. Miller (IX), seconded by B. Teague (IV), to establish a captive to a dormant non-funded state, pending outcome of pending issues involving taxes, bonding, and legal issues. Funding not to exceed $20,000. Motion passed unanimously.
Motion III: Moved by R. Miller (IX), seconded by C. Bauer (VI), the following list reflects the changes made to the fee structure for 2003. 

Club Charter fee—$30; 
Additional Insured Certificate—$60/regular wording $80/special wording; 
Leader Member application fee—$10; 
FAI Stamp—$15 above NAA’s cost to AMA; 
Sanction application fee—$20; 
All Earned (free) Memberships will now receive a 50% credit on cost of their dues. 
Insurance Certificates for sanction applications and Chartered Club Dated Certificates will remain the same.
Motion passed unanimously.
Motion IV: Moved by S. Frank (VIII), seconded by R. Miller (IX), to amend tabled motion from the May 4, 2002 Executive Council meeting to include a 5% reduction in the budget for year 2003.

Footnote: Considering the fact that many of our costs are fixed costs, i.e. insurance premium, taxes, the fact that we anticipate an increase in insurance rates for 2003, the Budget Committee was instructed to strive to reduce the overall budget by 5%.

Motion passed: 10 yes; 3 no (I, V, X).
Motion V: Moved by C. Bauer (VI), seconded by B. Teague (IV), to amend tabled motion from the May 4, 2002 Executive Council meeting to read: Dues structure for 2003 will be as follows: 

Open—$58; 
Senior Citizen—$48; 
Youth-No magazine—$1, with magazine—$15. 
Additional Family Member and Affiliate Member remain the same.
Motion passed: 10 yes; 3 no (VII, VIII, X).
Motion VI: Moved by C. Bauer (VI), seconded by B. Oberdieck to accept the established dues structure for 2003, as amended. Motion passed: 11 yes; 2 no (VII, VIII).
Motion VII: Moved by R. Hanson (X), seconded by B. Nelson (XI), to accept the Nominating Committee Report.
2002 Election Ballot
District III  Bob Brown (incumbent)
District VII Dave Gish
Bill Oberdieck (incumbent)
District XI Bruce Nelson (incumbent)
EVP Douglas Barry
Horrace Cain
Doug Holland (incumbent)
Special Election
District IV Randy Elliot
Bliss Teague (incumbent)
Motion passed unanimously.
Motion VIII: Moved by J. McNeill (V), seconded by C. Bauer (VI), to accept the Frequency Committee’s recommended change to Radio Control, item 5 in the Safety Code. New Radio Control, item 5 to read “Flying sites separated by three miles or more are considered safe from site-to-site interference, even when both sites use the same frequencies. Any circumstances under three miles separation require a frequency management arrangement which may be either an allocation of specific frequencies for each site or testing to determine that freedom from interference exists. Allocation plans or interference test reports shall be signed by the parties involved and provided to AMA Headquarters. Documents of agreement and reports may exist between two or more AMA chartered clubs, AMA clubs and individual AMA members not associated with AMA clubs, or individual AMA members.” Motion passed unanimously.
Motion IX: Moved by C. Bauer (VI), seconded by B. Nelson (XI), to accept the 2003 Official AMA National Model Aircraft Safety Code, with changes. Motion passed unanimously.
Motion X: Moved by B. Nelson (XI), seconded by B. Teague (IV), to accept the changes to document titled Safety Regulations For Model Aircraft Gas Turbines. Motion passed unanimously.
Motion XI: Moved by C. Bauer (VI), seconded by B. Teague (IV), to accept the document titled Safety Regulations For Radio Controlled Pulse Jet Engines. Motion passed: 12 yes; 1 abstain (I).
Motion XII: Moved by C. Bauer (VI), seconded by B. Nelson (XI), to accept Manufacturers Turbine Engine Demonstration Program as presented. Motion passed:12 yes; 1 abstain (V).