Executive Council Meeting

October 27, 2007
Muncie, IN

MOTIONS

Consent Agenda: It was moved, seconded and approved by unanimous acclamation to approve the minutes of the August 12, 2007 Executive Council meeting.

MOTION I: Moved by C. Bauer (VI) and seconded by B. Teague (IV) to accept the 2008 budget as amended.
MOTION passed: 12-Y; 1-N (X)

MOTION II: Moved by M. Smith (IX) and seconded by B. Teague (IV) to approve the Park Flyer Program and publication to be officially launched at the January 2008 AMA Convention in Ontario, CA.
MOTION passed: 11-Y; 2-N (VI, VII)

MOTION III: Moved by M. Smith (IX) and seconded by T. Stillman (V) to approve the modified Safety Regulations for Model Aircraft Powered by Gas Turbines as presented at the October 27, 2007 Executive Council meeting.
MOTION passed unanimously

MOTION IV: Moved by C. Bauer (VI) and seconded by B. Brown (III) to rescind Motion IX of the August 12, 2007 Executive Council meeting.
(Motion IX – Moved by C. Bauer (VI) and seconded by M. Smith (IX) that the 2009 Nats will be run in two week segments spread over eight weeks during the summer of 2009; no Nats events will be run on Mondays.)
MOTION passed unanimously

MOTION V: Moved by C. Bauer (VI) and seconded by T. Stillman (V) to approve the 2008 NATS as a 5A sanctioned event; dates will be Indoor May 28 – June 1, 2008 in Johnson City, TN and Outdoor July 7 – August 10, 2008 in Muncie, IN.
MOTION passed unanimously

MOTION VI: Moved by C. Bauer (VI) and seconded by J. Rice (VIII) to approve the Trophy Policy as recommended by the Nats committee.
MOTION passed unanimously

MOTION VII: Moved by R. Hanson (X) and seconded by C. Bauer (VI) that 25% of the Scholarship Fund will be appropriated to the Endowment Fund; interest earned from the previous year will be added to the Scholarship Fund for dispersal annually.
MOTION passed unanimously

MOTION VIII: Moved by M. Smith (IX) and seconded by T. Stillman (V) that AMA enters into a working relationship with hobby businesses to develop marketing programs that will benefit both AMA and the hobby businesses.
MOTION passed unanimously