Minutes:Nov2018

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EAA Chapter 87

Minutes of Meeting Dated November 13, 2018

Submitted by Richard DeVito – Secretary

The November meeting was held at Brunswick Executive Airport. President Charlie Gabelmann called the meeting to order at 1920.

1. SECRETARIES REPORT

The Secretaries report was not read since it was previously published on the chapter web site. It was accepted as published.

2. TREASURER’S REPORT

The Treasurer’s report was not available due to the absence of the Treasurer.

3. ELECTION OF OFFICERS

Chapter members elected the following individuals as Officers for 2019:

President Charlie Gabelmann

Vice President Dj Merrill

Secretary Roland Roy

Treasurer Dave Beemer

Young Eagles Coordinator Russell Keith

Class A Director Scott Royal

Class B Director Everett Perkins

Class C Director Leo Leclair

4. OLD BUSINESS

Christmas Party – We will have the annual Christmas pot luck and meeting on Dec 8th at Brunswick Executive Airport in the upstairs conference room stating at 1730 hrs. .

5. NEW BUSINESS

Charlie Gabelmann stated that he has been storing the chapter tent for the past 5 years and can’t continue to do so. Charlie does have an outside party willing to take the tent as a donation. If the chapter desires to retain the tent, a member must be willing to store it. A decision on this matter will be made at the December meeting/party.

As part of his role as an FAA Safety Rep, Charlie attended a yearly training seminar. During the seminar, the FAA advised the four (4) years between Basic Med exams may be too long, and are considering reducing the time. They also indicated that little oversight exists on the Light Sport sector, primarily due to the relatively small number of pilots in that sector of aviation.

6. PROJECTS

Trevor Jennings has restarted working on his Zenith 650 project. He had previously completed a rudder kit, but has done a second one since several years have passed since the first. He plans to do the elevators next.

7. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 2015

DECEMBER MEETING

The December meeting will be a combined Christmas party/meeting, and will be held in the upstairs conference room at the terminal building at Brunswick Executive Airport on Saturday December 8 starting a 1730 hrs. The only know item requiring discussion is a decision on retaining or donating the chapter tent.