Minutes of Executive Committee
0ctober 18, 2007
Welcome: President Frank Rohrbough welcomed the attendees.
President Frank Rohrbough
Vice President David Bowles
Registrar/Secretary George Harcourt
ROTC Courtland Snyder
Compatriot Harry Long
Compatriot John Hollje
Compatriot Ed Heath
Compatriot Stephen Rohrbough
Compatriot Joe Ware
A. Status of Budget: Compatriot Higginson was absent thus no report.
B. Induction of New Members: President Rohrbough reported that we have several new members to induct, but only one (Compatriot Peter Baron) would be inducted. Compatriot Harcourt asked attendees to use their “call lists” to maximize attendance.
C. Patriot Ancestor Letters – President Rohrbough reminded the Committee that Compatriot Bowles had completed his task seeking Patriot Ancestor Letters from Chapter Compatriots. He noted that the on-going project was now the responsibility of Compatriot Jim Massingill, the Chapter Historian. The Historian could use these letters as Historical Vignettes. (Open)
D. Report on Participation in Fiesta (for 2008): Compatriot Ed Heath reported that he and Compatriot David Bowles had met with the Fiesta Staff about the possibility of the Chapter participating in Fiesta. He noted that to join the Fiesta Organization, we would have to sponsor an event that would attract the public and thus raise monies for the Fiesta. We discussed the idea of hosting a “Let Freedom Ring” type of event that could qualify us for provisional membership and eventual full “membership. Compatriot Heath suggested that we take this matter one step at a time and have the President meet with the Fiesta Staff in a month or so. (Open)
E. Status of Flag Program: Compatriot John Orr was not present to address this matter.
Speaker for October: Compatriot Bowles noted
C. Programs for Remaining Chapter Meetings (Fall 2007): Compatriot Bowles reported that we have Commissioner Jerry Patterson lined up for the November Meeting, Because of Chapter elections, he had not planned to have a guest speaker for the December Meeting. The Committee agreed.
· Election of Officers for 2008: Compatriot Stephen Rohrbough announced the initial actions for the election of officers for 2008. The slate needed to be announced at the November Chapter Meeting and the election held at the December Chapter Meeting. Based on preliminary discussions. Compatriot Rohrbough, together with the Election Committee, would present the slate at the next EC Meeting.
Adjournment: President Rohrbough adjourned the meeting at 12:50 PM.
Frank Rohrbough, Recorder