Membership Affairs Committee
Membership Affairs Committee Meeting
The meeting was called to order by Chair Charlie Hobbs @ 2:15 pm.
There were eight (8) members and three (3) Special Advisors present.
Motion: To accept the amended agenda. Adopted.
Motion: To accept the minutes of October meeting with amendments. Adopted.
The Honorary Life Membership criteria and form were revised by the Committee; the Chair will make corrections to the form and send to the Committee electronically for review and feedback.
A Membership Achievement Award will be given to the Chapter with the highes percentage increase in membership over a one-year period. To be eligible, the chapter must have a minimum of a 20% increase. Awards will be given in three categories.
Awards will be a flag streamer and a certificate. The Chair will explore the cost of the streamer and add estimated cost to the proposed 2015 fiscal budget. Annual award dates will be March 1st – February 28th.
Awards will be given to State Council Presidents during the April Board meeting to take back to the winners. Colors of the ribbons will be the same as the Vietnam ribbon colors. Awards will be presented in 2014.
Motion: To purchase 100 Video discs from Public Relations to be shared with chapters and states as recruiting tools. Adopted.
The Chair introduced the possibility of attending the Veterans Rally in Kokomo, Indiana in September 2014.
The budget for fiscal year 2015 was presented, suggestions were given; the Chair will make changes and send to the Committee electronically.
A roundtable discussion followed.
With no further business the meeting adjourned at 4:15 pm.
Cathy Keister, Acting Secretary