SARA MEETING MINUTES - April 9, 2008 (approved May 14, 2008)
Meeting called to order at 7:32 pm by Vern Leavitt
Johnson was asked if he had heard from Ham-Com and he had not. Johnson asked Al Braun if he could forward the original email request. Braun will see if he can do so
Leavitt recommended attendance at the weekly Saturday morning coffee at El Camino.
Approval of Minutes
It was moved and seconded that the minutes be approved. Penny Lommen indicated that the commitment to research insurance was reported in her absence. Bill Brundage indicated that, "Glenn (Mauger) recommended all ARES members volunteer as well for the same reasons." The motion was amended to amend the minutes accordingly and the amended minutes were approved.
Bill Brundage reported that as of March 31, 2008 the SARA portion of the balance in the treasury was $4,625.19. The TARA balance is $320.08.
Festival of the Cranes Special Event Station - Jim Lommen has communicated with Robin Harrison who is in charge of the 2008 Festival. Harrison carried the request to have a special event station at the assistant director of the Bosque del Apache NWR. The request was denied as not in keeping with the spirit of the event. Discussion for the special event station turned to holding the even in conjunction with festival activities in Socorro. There will be continued research on this option.
Good of the Organization
SARA lacks a nominee for President to complete the slate of officers for the May election. Members were asked to consider serving.
The meeting adjourned at ~8:00 pm
David B. Johnson KB5YIW