Minutes of the High Plains AMS/NWA Chapter
September 4, 2008
short meeting was held during a break of the High Plains 12th
Conference, on Thursday, September 4th, at the Holiday Inn
in Hays, KS. Eighteen members were in
Call to order. The business
meeting was called to order at 4:35
PM by President Rick Ewald. The
of the minutes from the previous meeting was waived, and it was
all in attendance had received an email version of the past minutes.
Treasurer’s report. Treasurer
Matt Masek reported we would nearly
break even with income/expenses from this year’s conference, with
$3300.00 in and $3500.00 out. There were
55 persons in attendance at this conference.
Also, another $500 had been anonymously donated toward the Jim
Scholarship, bringing that fund to approximately $1440.00 and good for
Old Business. Pictures and
presentations from our
conference will soon be made available via our website:
New Business. Anyone desiring to
be a Chapter officer
let Rick Ewald know soon. We discussed a
possible teleconference Chapter meeting in the future, perhaps with a
speaker presentation featured. Members
be notified well in advance of any scheduled teleconference.
now, it has been announced the High Plains Chapter won the Chapter
of the Year award from the NWA. President
Rick Ewald will travel to the NWA
conference in Louisville, KY on October 15th to accept the
award. Former Chapter member Dan
SOO will be attending the AMS conference and volunteered to attend the
breakfast and display any poster we would provide him.
Anyone out there good at putting posters together?
Let Rick Ewald know. Also discussed
was the best time of year for
the conference – Aug, Sep, Oct? This is
probably best decided by the hosting office.
Adjournment. The meeting adjourned at
4:55 PM. The next meeting will be held in
the early December
Tim Burke, Secretary