Below are our Board Meeting Minutes.  Minutes from our most recent Dinner Meeting are Here

Minutes from our most recent Dinner Meeting are  Here

PIEDMONT CHAPTER  MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA


DECEMBER 3 2019 BOARD MEETING MINUTES

The meeting was held at the Anderson County Library and called to order by President LtCol Wayne Watson at 1800.  Chapter Board Members present were LTC Howard Stammerjohn, Newsletter; CDR Janelle Merritt, ROTC Liaison; and Sharon Jacobs, Secretary.  Members absent were Col Dale Ellenburg, VP - Programs ; LtCol Jack Gregory, Webmaster; LTC Steven Ford, Past President/Legislation; Col Tom Turner, Treasurer; and LTC Howard Jones, Chaplain.

The minutes from the October 1, 2019 were approved.

The Financial Report reflecting a balance of $3,866.22 was approved.

NEW BUSINESS:

Invited Guests:  It was agreed that complimentary meals are provided for guests and spouses if they have made a commitment to join the Piedmont Chapter of MOAA.

Website regarding change in Bi-Laws:  No changes are necessary at this time concerning veteran members.  It is by invitation only that veterans may apply for membership.

Passing notification:  There appears to be no current policy regarding contact of surviving spouses.  Howard Jones will be tasked with that project.  In the meantime, Sharon will contact Pat Kissam and Carole Ann McClimon to encourage them to become auxiliary members.

Name Tags for new members:  Howard is up to date on this project.

Update on increased area:  The Piedmont Chapter now encompasses the Greater Greenville area as well as Anderson and Pickens Counties.

Grant Money:  Janelle is working on the application and will apply for the maximum amount of $5,000.  Wayne has additional information he will send to Janelle.

January Meeting:  The next luncheon meeting will be held at the Anderson County Museum at 11:30 on Thursday, 16 January 2020.  Dale is coordinating the catering and the museum speaker.

ADDITIONAL ISSUES;

MOAA Medals:  Janelle has ordered the medals.  The Greenville Chapter had some that we will be able to use.

Camp Toccoa:  It was voted and passed that the Chapter will send Camp Toccoa a check for $100.

Council Website:  More information concerning this website is needed before a $50 check is sent.  Efforts to contact them has gone unanswered.  Jack will be asked to try again.

January Newsletter:  Howard indicated that the deadline is Monday, December 30, 2019.

The meeting adjourned at 1940.


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