Minutes of the General
Air Academy Chapter NCOA (www.aancoa.org)
February 16, 2017
Chairman Carl White called the meeting to order at 1736 at the
Dave Peria led the chapter in the Pledge
Board members present were Sir Scott Ytzen,
Gerald Morey, and Maria Vanord. Also in attendance were Treasurer, Carol Arndt, Secretary, Lady Angie Gardner,
and Special Advisor, Sir Marvin Weaver, PGK. Sir Ed Palacios was excused
DV in attendance were International Auxiliary Board members, Lady Sue Ytzen and Lady Pat
Rats and Knights in attendance stood and were recognized.
The minutes for January were approved.
Carol provided the treasurer’s report for January.
Storage Unit – Carl received the keys from Darren.
Website – Lady Angie updated the board emails and is working to update information
on the website.
2016 Audit – Gerald received the paperwork for the
audit and will work to get the audit completed.
Annual Report- Carl noted that he will work
with Darren to complete the report by 28 February.
Seatbacks – Sir Scott noted that the chapter is still under contract for the upcoming
Permanent Seats – Discovery Canyon girls’
basketball team completed the seatback pick up alongside a few chapter members. The chapter will pay the
team $1,500 for the pick-up.
Parking – Sir Scott reported
that the chapter’s responsibility increased during the past football season. He suggests asking $2.00
per ticket next season.
Sir Scott noted that he will
not be able to continue as football coordinator next year if we do not fill some of the key positions (late night manager,
food manager, parking managers.
USAFA graduation is scheduled
for May 24th.
event – Carl reported that he contact World Arena again about possible upcoming events. He will also
check with other venues. Sir Scott recommended talking to Sky Sox. Sir Jerry suggesting
the airshow being sponsored by The National WWII Museum on September 23-24. The chapter needs to reimburse
Lady Dianne Carnahan for the gift cards purchased for the Snowball Express gift bags in December.
Sky Sox game/picnic – Sir Scott signed the contract for the July 4th
event. The chapter committed to purchasing a minimum of 35 tickets. We will finalize
the numbers in May so that members may get tickets at the June meeting.
Storage – Sir Marvin noted that the chapter is donating Sir Ben’s rocking chair which is in
storage to the Retiree Activities office on Peterson.
Request – Carl noted the 4th Space Control Squadron requested a donation
of a gaming system to be used by servicemen assigned to remote location. Carol was able to get a new Xbox
and games on sale.
– Sir Marvin noted that convention will be held in Las Vegas at the Golden Nugget July 11-14. He
reported that the 2018 location is unknown at this time. Sir Scott reminded members that Knight applications
and elevations are due no later than May 1st. Rat packages are due June 1st.
100 points are required for Rats. 25 points must be from membership recruiting.
Carl reported that he met with Command Chief
Bronson. They discussed ways the chapter could help/get involved on base. One idea included
the chapter hosting a mentorship luncheon. This would be a way to reach more airmen and possibly expand
our membership. Maria noted that Command Chief Bronson will be meeting with all private organizations on March 1st
at 2:30. Sir Scott and Gerald noted that all private organizations are having problems recruiting and retaining
10. Base Updates
Peterson – Gerald noted that the 21st SW held
annual awards. He attended the ceremony with Sir Jerry Zoebisch.
Schriever – Carl noted that March 24 is the last
day for the 3rd Space Operation Squadron. The 1st Space Operations Squadron is holding
an anniversary dinner. The awards banquet will be held February 9th.
Cheyenne Mountain – no information at this time
USAFA – Carl noted that he will meet with the Command Chief next week.
Sir Scott suggested TSgt Cravens as a POC.
11. The next chapter membership meeting will be held on March 16th. The social
will begin at 5:00 and the meeting will follow at 5:30.
12. With no further business to be conducted, Chairman Carl White entertained a motion to adjourn.
It was so moved and seconded. By voice vote, the meeting was closed. The NCOA
creed was read by Carl White and the meeting was adjourned at 1833.
Lady Angie Gardner