Minutes of November 4, 2013 Membership Meeting
The meeting was called to order at 7 PM with about 80 in attendance, including 7 guests.
Member Frank Wooten was given an award by the FAA for 50 years of flying with no major incidents.
The FAA Safety Team provided a presentation on the airspace surrounding the Philadelphia airport followed by a Q&A.
Elections were held with 7 positions open. The nominees for those positions were:
President – Mike Parry
Vice President – Brian Blackwell
Treasurer – Sandy Walther
Secretary – Walt Gutsche and Bud Swenson
Member at Large – Pete Jordan and Andrew Kluger
Newsletter Editor – Reggie Thompson
Membership Chairman – Harv Martens
For 5 of those positions there was only one nominee. A motion was made and seconded to elect by acclamation Mike Parry, Brian Blackwell, Sandy Walther, Harv Martens and Reggie Thompson to the positions for which they were nominated. The vote in favor of the motion was unanimous.
Ballots were distributed for the positions of Secretary and Member at Large. The votes were counted by Larry Van Deusen and witnessed by Brian Blackwell. The individual elected as Secretary was Bud Swenson and as Member at Large was Pete Jordan.
Jon Martin provided an update on the status of work at the New Garden Airfield. He mentioned work on the 06 end of the field requiring an embankment to support the finish of the runway, aprons, that operations were up 30% and that the summer camp had 104 attendees.
Brian Blackwell provided an update on flyouts.
Pat Lopez covered the preparations for the holiday party saying that she had a mixed reaction to the Saturday date (vs. the usual Monday).
The meeting was adjourned at 9:35