Minutes:Oct2017

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EAA Chapter 87 Minutes of Meeting Dated October 10, 2017 Submitted by Richard DeVito – Secretary

The October meeting was held at Brunswick Executive Airport. President Charlie Gabelmann called the meeting to order at 1910.

1. The meeting started with a video presentation by Bob Bailey, Owls Head Museum Aviation Curator. It covered early aviation history, including videos of Bob’s father, along with videos of Charles Lindberg starting his historic flight, and celebrations in Europe after the flight.

2. SECRETARIES REPORT

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

3. TREASURER’S REPORT

Tom Muller reported that the bank balance on 9/30/17 was $5,374.61, with a cash balance of $45.50. We have a total of 35 members with 34 paid and 1 waived. The report was accepted as submitted. Tom reported that the IRS sent us a notice that our Form 990 had not been filed on time. A form 990 was filed on October 10, 2017

4. NOMINATION OF OFFICERS

Chapter members nominated the following individuals as Officers for 2018:

President Charlie Gabelmann

Vice President Dj Merrill

Secretary Richard DeVito

Treasurer Tom Muller

Young Eagles Coordinator Russell Keith

Newsletter Editor Mark Hayden

Class A Director Scott Royal

Class B Director Everett Perkins

Class C Director Leo Leclair

5. OLD BUSINESS

Christmas Party - Members confirmed that we will have the annual Christmas pot luck and meeting on Dec 9th at Brunswick Executive Airport starting at 1700 hrs. We plan to meet in the upstairs conference room. Money for the $500 raffle will be due at the start of the meeting, and the winner will be drawn after all monies have been collected. 6. NEW BUSINESS

None

7. PROJECTS

Russell Keith reported that he installed Stratus ADS-B in-out equipment in his RV9A, and had problems with the installation. He contacted Stratus, and despite the fact that he had purchased his equipment quite some time ago, Stratus committed to send him a replacement unit at no charge. An example of what outstanding customer service looks like.

8. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 2030

NOVEMBER MEETING

The November meeting will be held at the terminal building at Brunswick Executive Airport on Tuesday the 14th at 7:00 PM. We will be voting on the slate of officers for the chapter in 2018.