MOTIONS/ACCLAMATIONS
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING
August 14, 2010
Muncie, Indiana

Note: VPs from Districts V, VII, and XI, as well as the NAA representative, were not in attendance.

It was moved, seconded and approved by acclamation to approve the items in the Consent Agenda. (Consent agenda: the minutes of the April 24-25, 2010 Executive Council meeting; read into the minutes the conference call of June 30, 2010.)

MOTION I: Moved by M. Smith (EVP) and seconded by C. Bauer (VI) to accept the report of the Nominating Committee. The names on the 2010 ballot will be:

President: Dave Mathewson (incumbent)
District I: Andy Argenio (incumbent)
District V: Jose Soto (interim VP)
District IX: Jim Wallen (incumbent)
District X: Michael Brown (interim VP)
                  Larry Tougas

MOTION passed unanimously.

MOTION II: Moved by M. Smith (EVP) and seconded by C. Bauer (VI) to count the 2012 election ballots (to be counted in the fall of 2011), either internally and/or through electronic means.
MOTION passed unanimously.

MOTION III: Moved by B. Brown (III) and seconded by B. Teague (IV) to accept the report of the Publications Committee as policy.
MOTION passed: 8-Y; 1-N (X).

MOTION IV: Moved by J. Rice (VIII) and seconded by M. Brown (X) to approve the Safety Code submitted August 14, 2010, as modified: Item A. 2. (e) – change "conformance" to "compliance"; change "AMA Experimental Aircraft program" to "Large Model Aircraft program". Item A. 2. (j) – change "conformance" to "compliance"; change "AMA Safety Regulations for turbine operation" to "AMA Turbine Regulations". Item B. 10. – Delete this item.
MOTION passed unanimously.

MOTION V: Moved by G. Fitch (II) and seconded by J. Rice (VIII) to change the name of the Experimental Aircraft program to Large Model Aircraft program. Additionally, pending approval of the regulations and insurance, increase Large Model Aircraft program (formerly Experimental Aircraft program) maximum weight from 55.1 lbs.-100 lbs. to 55.1 lbs. -125 lbs. for propeller-driven aircraft, and, 55.1 lbs. to 100 lbs. for turbine-powered aircraft.
MOTION passed unanimously.

MOTION VI: Moved by J. Rice (VIII) and seconded by G. Fitch (II) to approve the recommended changes to the Large Model Aircraft Program Requirements and Inspector Information as submitted August 14, 2010.
MOTION passed unanimously.

MOTION VII: Moved by J. Rice (VII) and seconded by G. Fitch (II) to approve the PDF document addressing Metal Blade Usage for Model Helicopters.
MOTION passed unanimously.

MOTION VIII: Moved by J. Rice (VIII) and seconded by M. Brown (X) to accept the Safety Committees recommendations to modify the Safety Regulations for Model Aircraft Powered by Gas Turbines.
MOTION passed unanimously.

MOTION IX: Moved by J. Rice (VIII) and seconded by M. Smith (EVP) to adopt the policy titled Legal Defense Fund for AMA Chartered Clubs, as presented August 14, 2010.
MOTION passed unanimously.

MOTION X: Moved by M. Smith (EVP) and seconded by J. Wallen (IX) to allocate $10,000.00 initially to enable the Museum Steering Committee to begin the RFQ process and secure a consultant. Funding for the consultant will be from the Museum Patron Fund.
MOTION passed unanimously.