SARA MEETING MINUTES - May 11, 2005
Call to Order: 7:33 pm by Ed Wood KD5MFS
Introduction of Guests: None present
Special Announcements: N/A
Report of the Secretary: Approved as posted on the web.
Report of the Treasurer: by Ryan Snyder KC5WDT; who also requested some deletions to the roster of delinquent members.
Reports of Committees:
Getting the Club Legal - Ryan Snyder KC5WDT, we are Incorporated, not 501C3 yet.
ARES/LEPC - Jon Spargo KC5NTW is begging for someone to take over ARES, Ed Wood KD5MFS said he would do it in the interim until a volunteer is found.
Wx Radio - Jon has requested funds from NM DPS for $78,500 in funding from Homeland Security. They will not pay for buildings or antennas.
NIMS Class May 26, 7pm, Fire Academy - Gov. Richardson issued an executive order that all emergency response personnel must use NIMS. Notify Ed Wood by the end of this week if you are planning to attend.
Other Stuff - National Weather station is offering to host a Severe Storm Class, possible the first or second week of June?
Communications Trailer - Glenn Mauger WB5OAF reported that additional damage was found, increasing cost, the modified estimate was sent to the County, and the work is in progress.
Clubhouse Antennas - Bill Brundage K8HUH advised there is a 30' tower and rotator donated to the club, but needs a controller.
Election Committee - all but one incumbent agreed to continue in their positions, need a new secretary.
County Fair Special Events Station - Any new thoughts?? - depends on trailer.
A-Bomb Anniversary - Saturday July 16. Dave Finley N1IRZ has preliminary approval; will use HF only. Club members will convoy in with staff. Discussed need for QSL cards with one-time only style.
Fire Academy Fire School Anniversary & Parade - Ed Wood KD5MFS advised additional information not available yet
Field Day - is on the City Calendar
Riders & Striders - sent Thank You letters to club members.
Election of Officers - Bear Albrecht W5VZB, failing to decline the nomination from the floor, was elected Secretary anyway.
Good of the Organization - N/A
Adjournment: 2015 by Ed Wood KD5MFS
Submitted by Vern Leavitt KD5UHB, past secretary