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CMT/ABATE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

DECEMBER 9, 2007

Location: VFW Madison, TN

Previous minutes approved and accepted

Brooklyn Tom states that with the passing of Mike Hayes, the Legislative duties fall to him per the by laws of CMT/ABATE.

A Mike Hayes Fund with dollars to be deposited in discussion on what to do with the funds. Carol Simpson suggested 'fans' for Lobby Day or Legislative Day?

MOTION: Wendall wants a Mike Hayes Memorial Legislative Day MOTION SECOND: Wally Biaz PASSED

All profits from sale of Mike Hayes patches go into Mike Hayes fund.

Brooklyn Tom will be running for Director again.

MOTION:Wally Biaz wants sale price of Mike Hayes Patches at $5 MOTION SECOND: Jeanna

Added: Profits go into Memorial Fund, PASSED

Brooklyn Tom asked for some reimbursement for the flower spray for Mike, he paid $250, a hat was passed around to reimburse him.

TREASURY REPORT: Dean Lucas states we have $7,000+ in the bank.

Dean Lucas would like Article 5, Sec 4.B of 40% activities monies sent to the state in 10 working days be changed.

MOTION: Move forward to vote strike out 40% in the bylaws

MOTION SECOND: Jeanna, to move forward and vote on this in March, Discussion to have each charter submit dollars each month to help budget the state.

OPPOSED AND VOTED DOWN

MOTION: Simple vote by each charter to institute pledge amount to send to the state each month by each charter, strictly voluntary amounts.

MOTION SECOND: roll taken, passed

CORPORATE REPORTS:

Please only send bank statements to the state office and close the 800 phone number to the state office because it cost $240 per year.

MOTION: Cancel the 800 number

MOTION SECOND: Passed

NEWSPAPER/MEMBERSHIP:

Jeanna says December is out, wants to send papers to chapters too

MOTION: To send out newspaper for 2 months Priority mail at $25 per month

MOTION SECOND: Passed

LEGISLATIVE:

Carol Simpson and Jack Jones meant with Curry Todd, District 95 Sponsor Helmet bill Committee, and Budget Sub committee. Carol says everybody in every charter needs to step up. She routed around 2 plaques:

1.MRF-Defeating the "Kid Bill"

2.AMA 'Right away Bill"

MEMBERSHIPS:

MOTION: Instant memberships on site"if" charter wants to MOTION SECOND: yes Motion was defeated

SAFTY & EDUCATION:

Reported new bumper stickers 10k

PRODUCTS POSITION OPEN

Dean Lucas wants to sell his T-shirts, please make offer

ACTIVITES POSITION OPEN

WEBMASTER:

Paid for the next year, AFLAC, Advertising, Advertising on our site

AT LARGE:

All ok, sent out mailing

At Large wants to submit resume for State Sargent of Arms

NEW BUSINESS:

Resumes for new positions with possible change in membership duties with 2 yr term

Possibility of lowering percent for quorum, currently 60% or 3/5, will keep the same

2 Charters are inactive and do not count towards the quorum.

Dean Lucas needs to order new membership forms and asked for any changes

MOTION: To increase to $250 Lifetime, amend Jan 1, 2008

MOTION SECOND: Yes

MOTION DEFEATED, stay at $200

MOTION TO ADJOURN:

MOTION SECOND: YES

APPROVED

 

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