AMA Executive Council
Meeting Motions

 
 

July 12, 1999
Muncie, Indiana
 

* NOTE: B. Brown (III) was out of the country at the time of this meeting. 
He submitted his vote, in writing, only on the MOTIONS presented 
for review prior to this meeting.

MOTION I
Moved by C. Bauer (VI), seconded by C. Foreman (IV) to accept the Nominating Committee report recommendation.

The Nominees:
EVP C. D. Hollan
VP III Bob Brown
VP VII Dave Gish
VP XI Bruce Nelson
Al Culver

The MOTION passed.
12 yes (I, II, IV, V, VI, VII, IX, X XI, EVP, NAA)
1 no (VIII)
MOTION II
Moved by R. Miller(IX), seconded by D. Holland(EVP) to accept the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee.
Selected Names:
John D Best
James G Buescher
William R Lutz
Jeffrey A Pfeifer
Mark Rudner
Chris E Wenburg
Andrew L Wineinger
The MOTION passed unanimously.
MOTION III
Moved by R. Miller(IX), seconded by W. De Cou(II) to accept the Safety Committee addition to the Safety Code as follows:

AMA ORGANIZED RC RACING EVENT SAFETY CODE

An RC racing event, whether or not an AMA Rule Book event, is one in which model aircraft compete in flight over a prescribed course with the objective of finishing the course faster to determine the winner. 
1. In every organized racing event in which contestants, callers and officials are on the course:
a. All officials, callers and contestants must properly wear helmets which are OSHA, DOT, ANSI, SNELL or NOCSAE approved or comparable standard while on the race course;
b. All officials occupying safety cages must wear protective eyewear;
c. All course judge officials located on the course must be properly located and positioned inside barrier cages that meet the AMA approved RC Racing Barrier Cage requirements set forth in EC actions of October 24, 1998;
d. "On the course" is defined to mean any area beyond the pilot/staging area where actual flying takes place.
2. I will not fly my model aircraft in any organized racing event which does not comply with paragraph 1 above or which allows models over 20 pounds unless that competition event is AMA sanctioned.

Approved by AMA Executive Council action 7/12/99

The MOTION passed.
12 yes (I, II, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII ,IX, X, XI, EVP, NAA)
1 no (III)
MOTION IV
Moved by E. McCollough (XI), seconded by R. Miller (IX) to rescind MOTION 4 of October 20, 1984.

October 20, 1984 MOTION 4

Moved by J. Worth (ED), seconded by J. Scarborough (X) to proceed with the travel agency plan as outlined by Mr. de Ronza.

The MOTION passed unanimously.
MOTION V
Moved by E. McCollough (XI), seconded by W. De Cou (II) to establish the number of AVPs in District XI to 10.
The MOTION passed unanimously.
MOTION VI
Moved by J. McNeill(V), seconded by C. Bauer(VI) to establish the number of AVPs in District V to 20.
The MOTION passed.
11 yes (I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, X, XI EVP, NAA)
1 Abstain (IX)
MOTION VII
Moved by C. Bauer(VI), seconded by C. Foreman(IV) to donate $10,000 to the 2003 Committee to become a corporate sponsor. This contribution to be designated to support the work of the "Kites to Wrights" project.
The MOTION passed unanimously.