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On June 2, 2013 the Board of Directors of the Studebaker Drivers Club met online.  The meeting began at 3:07 CT with President Carl Thomason, Vice President Mimi Halgren, Secretary Nita Ketchum, Treasurer Jane Stinson, Tom Curtis, Gary Ash, Ed Wenger, Colin Fort, Larry Swanson, Paul Dammes, Frank van Doorn, Cliff Tattersall, and Ed Burris. James Bell joined the meeting at 3:15.  Ebon Jones was absent.

The meeting was for reviewing and voting on the proposed by-laws. Carl Thomason explained that each article would be discussed and voted on as it is proposed before going to the next article.  Once all articles are approved as proposed or as amended then there will be a vote to accept the new By-Laws.

Article I – Discussion of the importance of having the by-laws where they cannot be changed as easily as in the past.  The Policy and Procedure Manual (PPM) that govern us can be changed as long as it isn’t in conflict with the by-laws.  (3) The voting of any proposed amendment shall take place during the election of the Zone Director.  In order to overrule the Board two thirds of the membership must vote to do so.  In the event of a conflict the vote of the membership shall prevail. (Will be added if not addressed elsewhere). (4) Will also be revisited at a later time.
Gary Ash made a motion to accept Article I.  The second was made by cliff Tattersall. The vote was unanimous.

Article II – (B) 1.  After discussion of the Seals and Logos a motion was made by Tom Curtis to have the Seals, Logos and Trademarks listed in the PPM including pictures.  Larry Swanson made the second.  The vote was unanimous.
Frank van Doorn made a motion to accept Article II B (1) with this change.  Paul Dammes made the second.  The vote was unanimous.

Article III – (A) 3. Mimi Halgren made a motion to move this statement to the membership section.  The second was made by Gary Ash. The vote was unanimous.    
After discussion on section B Cliff Tattersall made a motion to accept as proposed.  Mimi Halgren made the second.  The vote was Carl – yes, Mimi – yes, Nita – yes, Jane – yes, Tom – yes, Gary – yes. James – yes, Paul – yes Colin – no, Edward – no, Larry – no, Cliff – yes, Frank – yes, Ed – no.  Motion passed.

(C) 4 Discussion about number of members needed for a quorum at the Annual Membership Meeting.  Tom Curtis made a motion that 100 members would constitute a quorum.  The second was made by Colin Fort.  All yes votes except Ed Wenger who voted no.  Motion passed.
Tom Curtis made a motion that we accept (C) as proposed.  Colin Fort made the second.  All yes votes except Ed Wenger who voted no.  Motion passed.
(D) Following discussion Larry Swanson made a motion to accept as proposed.  The second was made by Jane Stinson.  The vote was unanimous.

(E) Following discussion Ed Wenger made the motion to include what was in current by-laws. Legally recognized spouses residing in the same household may jointly apply for membership for one dues payment and each, upon acceptance, becomes individually a member in good standing, however, in the case of such joint membership, only one copy of each club publication will be sent to the household.  Colin Fort made the second. The vote was unanimous.
Ed Wenger made a motion to accept (E) as changed.  The second was made by Mimi Hagren.  The vote was unanimous.

Nita Ketchum made a motion to accept Article III as proposed with the changes voted on.  The second was made by Tom Curtis.  The vote was unanimous.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:29.

 

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