NATIONAL ACTIVE AND RETIRED FEDERAL EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION

Florida Federation of Chapters

Executive Board Meeting Minutes

                   Thursday, 10 Nov 2005

 

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7:10 p.m. Regular meeting of the Florida Federation Executive Board was called to order by President Pappa.  Chaplain Schoolmaster gave an Invocation.  The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Past President Whalen.  The Roll Call of  Elected and Appointed Officers was conducted by Secretary Henderson.  With all elected officers present, a quorum existed.

Motion 05-11-001:  Moved by Past President Whalen and properly seconded “minutes of the 18 May 05 Executive Board be accepted as printed”.  Motion adopted.

Motion 05-11-002:  Moved by 1st VP Stewart and properly seconded “minutes of the 20 May 05 Executive Board be accepted as printed”.  Motion adopted. 

Motion 05-11-003:  Moved by Past President Whalen and properly seconded “to accept the agenda but amend it to only accept the written reports of the elected and appointed officers”.  Motion adopted.

Reports of Officers.  Correspondence read by Secretary Henderson.  Financial Report provided by Treasurer Carter.  Opening Report/Remarks made by President Pappa.

Motion 05-11-004:  Moved by Treasurer Carter and properly seconded “continue tonight and finish tomorrow”.  Motion amended by Past President Whalen and properly seconded “work through until ‘good judgment’ time and then continue meeting tomorrow”.  Motion adopted as amended.

Report by President Pappa: Letter from Roy Reichelt, Appointed Advisor, submitted his resignation because he will be in Nevada a good bit of the time.  Requested that this be effective immediately; resignation accepted by President Pappa.

Report by Secretary/Committee Chair Henderson: Executive Summary and Report about Strategic Planning Committee activities provided to Elected and Appointed Officers.

Motion (On-Line Motion) 05-11-005:  Moved, to record the On-Line Motion, by Treasurer Carter and properly seconded “that the 2006 Convention fee be set at $10.00 and late registration fee be $11.00”.  Vote recorded as 11 yes, 0 no; Motion adopted and recorded.

Motion (On-Line Motion) 05-11-006:  Moved, to record the On-Line Motion, by Past President Whalen and properly seconded “to accept the contest, rules, expenses and prize money of the contest”.  Vote recorded as 12 yes, 0 no; Motion adopted and recorded.

Motion 05-11-007:  Moved by Past President Whalen and properly seconded “to accept the close out report of the 2005 Convention”.  Motion adopted.

Order issued by President Pappa to disband the 2005 Convention Committee.  Report provided by 1st VP Stewart about the 2006 Convention Committee.  Report provided by 2d VP Roepke about annual District meetings.

Ten minute recess called by President Pappa.

Public Relations Chair Harris provided PR report, before Old Business continued.

Motion 05-11-008:  Moved by 2d VP Roepke and properly seconded “to vacate the position of Parliamentarian and contract for a certified Parliamentarian, making this a matter of record”.  Motion non-adopted.

New Business:

Motion 05-11-009:  Moved by District 3 VP Blackwell “that FL Federation purchase 11 District banners and one Federation banner from Sign World of Macon, GA”.  Motion amended by District 11 VP Furrow and properly seconded “to offer chapters the opportunity to join in this buy at $70.00.”  Motion adopted as amended.

Motion 05-11-010:  Moved by Treasurer Carter and properly seconded “to set the 2006 Per Capita Tax at $ 0.60 for the Fiscal Year 2006-2007”.  Motion adopted.

Motion 05-11-011:  Moved by Past President Whalen and properly seconded “to accept rewrite of 2005 convention resolution FB001 and FB002 by Robert Wehrli and submit it at the 2006 convention as FB001”.  Motion adopted.

Motion 05-11-012:  Moved by Past President Whalen and properly seconded (Resolution written by Treasurer Carter) “to submit resolution amending National Bylaws Article I, Section 4, Sub-Section D to the 2006 Florida Federation Convention and forwarded to the National 2006 Convention”. Motion adopted.

Motion 05-11-013: Moved by 2d VP Roepke and properly seconded “to submit resolution amending Florida Federation Bylaws Article V, (d) to the 2006 Florida Federation Convention”.  Motion adopted.

Motion 05-11-014:  Moved by District 9 VP Gerber and properly seconded “to add $100.00 to the District 9 line item budget”.  Motion adopted.

Motion 05-11-015:  Moved by Past President Whalen and properly seconded “The Florida Federation pay for the Legislative Officer to go to work with National Headquarters for five working days, subject to approval by the National President”.  Motion adopted.

Motion 05-11-016:  Moved by District 6 VP Sicular and properly seconded “to have the Federation revert to Membership Drive procedures”.  Motion non-adopted.

Motion 05-11-017:  Moved by 2d VP Roepke “to create an Emeritus position”.  Motion ruled out of order by President Pappa.

Good of the Order:  Because Secretary Henderson cannot be present, secretary duties will be accomplished by Automation Chair Leatham at the 22/23 meetings of the Executive Board.

Benediction was provided by Chaplain Schoolmaster.

10:45 p.m.  Meeting adjourned by President Pappa.

                                                                      
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