AMA Executive Council
Meeting Motions

 
 

November 4-5, 2000
Muncie, Indiana

 

The NAA representative, Don Koranda, was not in attendance.
The following mail vote of September 8, 2000 was read into the minutes:
MOTION SUMMARY: 
To accept the Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Academy of Model Aeronautics regarding declaration of official intent to reimburse expenditures.
The MOTION passed: 
12 yes (I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, XI, EVP, NAA),
1 no (X).
MOTION I
I: To accept the minutes of the July 10, 2000 Executive Council meeting.
The MOTION passed unanimously
MOTION II
Moved by B. Brown (III), seconded by R. Miller (IX), That the Executive Director proceed with the completion of the dump station.
The MOTION passed unanimously
MOTION III
Moved by C. Bauer (VI), seconded by B. Brown (III), to accept the 2001 budget as presented.
The MOTION passed unanimously.
MOTION IV
Moved by R. Miller (IX), seconded by D. Holland (EVP), To approve funding for IMAA Safety Video in the amount of $8,000.
The MOTION passed unanimously.
MOTION V
Moved by C. Foreman (IV), seconded by J. McNeill (V), All AMA Special Interest Groups requesting a sanction from AMA for an event that uses an AMA licensed Contest Director, be it for rule book or non rule book events, must first submit the sanction request to the AMA District Contest Coordinator for the district where the event will be held. The District Contest Coordinator will process the request and notify the special interest group that the request is approved providing there is no conflict with an AMA chartered club in that district. If there is a conflict the special interest group will be notified and can request another date.
The MOTION failed: 
1 yes (IV), 
10 no (I, II, III, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, EVP), 
1 abstain (V).
MOTION VI
Moved by B. Nelson (XI), seconded by R. Hanson (X), To allocate $2,000 on a matching fund basis for disaster assistance funding for club #3342, The Miniature Aircraft Association.
The MOTION passed: 9 yes (II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, X, XI, EVP), 
3 no (I, VIII, IX).
MOTION VII: Moved by J. McNeill (V), seconded by B. Nelson (XI), That AMA will pay the Entry Fee only for the U.S. teams at the World Air Games for the year 2001. The MOTION passed: 11 yes (I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, X, XI, EVP), 1abstain (IX).
MOTION VIII: Moved by R. Miller (IX), seconded by B. Nelson (XI), That AMA budget $5,000 for participation in Camp Jeep 2001 and plan for AMA headquarters to send one or two headquarters staff to assist with the operation. Have Model Aviation magazine cover the event for a feature article with an on site representative. The MOTION passed unanimously.
MOTION IX: Moved by B. Brown (III), seconded by D. Mathewson (II), To reconsider Motion IV of the July 10, 2000 Executive Council meeting regarding changes to the Safety Code. The MOTION passed: 11 yes (I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, EVP), 
1 no (XI).
MOTION XI: Moved by J. McNeill (V), seconded by R. Miller (IX), to add to the Safety Committee’s Safety Code revision: For Combat: distance between flight line and spectator line will be 500 feet per cubic inch of engine displacement. (Example: .40 engine = 200 feet.) The MOTION passed: 10 yes (II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, XI, EVP), 
2 no (I, X).
MOTION XII: Moved by R. Miller (IX), seconded by B. Brown (III), To allocate an additional $1,000 for the District II VP budget for the remainder of the year 2000. The Motion passed: 11 yes (I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, IX, X, XI, EVP), 
1 abstain (VIII).
MOTION XIII: Moved by C. Bauer (VI), seconded by R. Miller (IX), A Senior Citizen discount for the year 2002 and beyond license renewal, shall be given to those persons born in 1935 or before. This motion was tabled.
MOTION XIV: Moved by R. Miller (IX), seconded by B. Brown (III), To table MOTION XIII until the next council meeting. The MOTION passed: 10 yes (I, II, III, IV, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, EVP), 
2 no (V, VI).
MOTION XV: Died for lack of a second.
MOTION XVI: Moved by S. Frank (VIII), seconded by R. Miller (IX), To accept the new AMA Special Interest Group NIRCAC (National Indoor Remote Control Aircraft Council.) The MOTION passed unanimously.
MOTION XVII: Moved by J. McNeill (V), seconded by C. Bauer (VI), To accept the 2001 Nationals as a 5A contest, dates are Indoor May 30-June 3, 2001 and Outdoor July 6-August 2, 2001. The MOTION passed unanimously.
MOTION XVIII: Moved by R. Hanson (X), seconded by C. Bauer (VI), The AMA Executive Council establish a standing committee titled the Flying Site Acquisition and Development Committee to oversee the Academy’s activities in this area.

The Chairman of the committee will be appointed by the AMA President. Committee members will be appointed by the chairman and shall consist of AMA Executive Council members, AMA Leader members and others deemed beneficial to the committee’s activities. The AMA Executive Director shall appoint one member from the AMA staff to facilitate the committee. It is recommended this individual be the Flying Site Acquisition and Development program director or a member of his/her staff.

The committee shall meet as deemed necessary by the committee chairman, but shall meet no less than once (1) each calendar year.

The duties of the committee shall include but not be limited to: Reviewing and approving the Flying Site Acquisition and Development mission statement and annual goals and objectives; Reviewing monthly program progress reports submitted to the committee by the program director; At the end of each year, evaluating the program’s progress in meeting the stated goals and objectives and reporting the results of the evaluation to the Executive Council.

This motion was tabled.
MOTION XIX: Moved by C. Foreman (IV), seconded by R. Miller (IX), To table MOTION XVIII until the first Executive Council meeting of 2002. The MOTION passed: 
8 yes (I, II, III, IV, V, VI, IX, EVP), 
4 no (VII, VIII, X, XI).

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