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									VIRGINIA PENINSULA ~ GENERAL DOUGLAS MacARTHUR CHAPTER, AUSA
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
http://www.vpdmausa.org/
4 June 2009
MINUTES

Ed Dyer, chapter president called the meeting to order. He introduced Sgt. Crawford-Adams who recently
joined Fort Eustis and has agreed to help the chapter with Individual Membership.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES: The minutes were approved as written.

TREASURER’S REPORT: Dick Winter said that we are starting to get money in for ads and sponsorships.
He currently has about 3k to deposit. He said that there would be more to come. Dick passed out the
treasurer’s report which reflected income and outgo. He said that at the end of the day, we have 51k in the
checking balance.

PROGRAMS REPORT: Brad was not present. Ed said that the Industry Day walk-thru will be at the Omni
tomorrow at 2PM. He added that we are in pretty good shape for the event and that everything is falling
into place. All of the speakers for both panel & meal functions have been identified. Dick said that the
program book has gone to press.

CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP REPORT: Eric Wildemann was not present. Ed said that Eric is working
the golf tournament for the Industry Day event. Ed said that the December corporate luncheon has been
counted as a General Membership meeting.

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP REPORT: Bill Jaissle was not present. Ed said that we will need some help
getting this area up and running.

AWARDS: Jean Parra was not present. There was no report.

PUBLICITY REPORT: Denise Threlfall said that she attempted, once again, to get the Industry Day event
on the National website with no success. She has spoken to individuals at the National office and perused
the website. Dick suggested that she contact Millie at the National office. Denise added that she has
delivered giveaways for the golf tournament to Eric and also has been working with Dick finalize the
companies that have committed to sponsorships.

BUDGET: There was a motion made and seconded to increase the Corporate Membership funding by
$1000.

LEGISLATIVE REPORT: Cindy Wright said that she attended the State Legislative Affairs meeting at
Fort Lee in late April. She said that they started to prioritize the objectives for next year. She added that
they focused on objectives that would directly affect the soldiers and their families. She said that they
would meet again in August to discuss plans for the General Assembly in the winter. Cindy said that there
was a lot of discussion about the Va. Wounded Warrior Program to include where monies are going and
how the funds are helping the families in Virginia. She said that this program falls under the Virginia Dept.
of Veteran Services. Cindy said that as a group, members of her committee will be working to find the
answers to these questions. Cindy said that she will keep the chapter posted on the findings.

ARMY NATIONAL GUARD (ARNG) & U.S. ARMY RESERVE (USAR) AFFAIRS: Irv said that he has
nothing to report.
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SCHOLARSHIPS: THE AUSA Scholarship Board consisting of David Prewitt, Kenny Kunstel, and Eric
Wildemann reviewed the slate of potential scholarship recipients and are happy to announce the following
personnel were selected to receive a scholarship from our chapter:

Megan McWhorter, Dave Mock Memorial Scholarship for $1000
Meghan Moore, AUSA Scholarship for $1000
Corey Costella, AUSA Scholarship for $1000

All three scholarship recipients are from the Family Member category. There were no qualified applicants
from the Active Duty Category.

All three have been notified and plan to attend with their parents on the 10 June 2009 Industry Day
Reception/Dinner. Framed certificates have been printed and signed and are ready for presentation during
the awards ceremony that night.

NEWSLETTER: Ryan Vacanti was not present. Ed said that the newsletter has gone out and that the next
one will go out after the Industry Day event.

CHAPLAIN: Mike Carkhuff was not present. There was nothing to report.

WOUNDED WARRIOR: Brad Herndon was not present. There was no report.

VP for Veterans Affairs: Richard Hursh was not present. There was no report.

VP FOR DEPLOYING & REDEPLOYING: Bill Jaissle was not present. There was no report.

MSG Carlos J. Matamoros said that they have 3 soldiers that will be attending the Industry Day event from
Fort Story. He said that he spoke with the CSM from the 11th Battalion and gave him 20-25 membership
applications to pass along.

CSM LeRoy James was not present. There was no report.

USO: Mary Moyer said that the Patriotic Festival was a big success. She added that King’s Dominion Day
is on June 19. She will be attending on behalf of the chapter and will be bringing the AUSA banner to
display.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Ed spoke about the end of the AUSA year and the new officers. Brad Herndon
will be VP of Programs, Bill Jaissle will be VP of Individual Membership and Mary Moyer will be chapter
secretary.
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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
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NEW BUSINESS: Ed said that he has received a request from the Installation Management Command. We
have been asked to support the NCO & Soldier of the Year Program which we will do. Ed also received a
request from Lt. Cook at the Wounded Warrior Program. He said that he and Dick will discuss.
Ed said that he has updated the Annual Plan for the coming year. He said that he will send it to the National
Office next week. He told chapter members that he has copies if they would like to review.

SIGNIFICANT ACTIVITIES: Significant activities are listed in the agenda of these minutes.

It was decided that the next meeting will be held on 1 July at the Fort Eustis Club. After some discussion, it
was decided that we would go back to meeting on the first Wednesday of the month. The meeting
adjourned at 12:45PM.

Respectfully Submitted,
Lori Leib ~ Secretary
VIRGINIA PENINSULA ~ GENERAL DOUGLAS MacARTHUR CHAPTER, AUSA
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
July 1, 2009
AGENDA

CHAPTER PRESIDENT, ED DYER, PRESIDING

   A. INNVOCATION / WELCOME NEW MEMBERS/GUESTS

   B. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES

   C. TREASUER’S REPORT: DICK WINTER

   D. COMMITTEE REPORTS:
         EXECUTIVE VP/PROGRAMS …………………………….. BRAD HERNDON
         CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP ……………………………….ERIC WILDEMANN
         INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP ……………………………… BILL JAISSLE
         AWARDS ………………………………………………………JEAN PARRA
         PUBLICITY ………………………………………………….. DENISE THRELFALL
         VP LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS …………………………………CINDY THOMAS WRIGHT
         BUDGET ……………………………………………………… DICK WINTER
         ANG/RESERVE AFFFAIRS …………………………………IRV LINDLEY
         SCHOLARSHIPS …………………………………………….. DAVE PREWITT
         NEWSLETTER ………………………………………………. RYAN VACANTI
         CHAPLAIN ………………………………………BOB DEES / MIKE CARKHUFF
         VP FOR DEPLOYING & REDEPLOYING ………………….
         VP FOR VETERANS AFFAIRS ……………………………..RICHARD HURSH


CSM DWAYNE PERRY ~ FORT EUSTIS
CSM LEROY JAMES ~ FORT MONROE
MSGT CARLOS J. MATAMOROS ~ FORT STORY
CSM BREWER ~ TRADOC
MARY MOYER ~ USO

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

NEW BUSINESS:

SIGNIFICANT ACTIVITIES:

								
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