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Meeting Minutes 01/12/08
Meeting Minutes 01/12/08
Jan 12, 2008
OREGON FIRE APPARATUS EQUIPMENT MECHANICS ASSOCIATION
JANUARY 12, 2008
NORTH LINCOLN FIRE & RESCUE DISTRICT #1
OCEAN LAKE STATION
LUNCH AT 12:00 of Pizzas
CALL TO ORDER: at 12:18 P.M. by Art Blaisdell
Art Blaisdell, President
George Eisert, Vice President
Dan Grove, 2nd Vice President
Dave Clark, 3 Year Director
Kerry Bohanan, Life Member
Neil Senger, Life Member
Rick Fletcher, Executive Director
Guests: Steve Senger, Susie Blaisdell, Stacey Grove &
MINUTES: Last meeting minutes were read and approved.
Financial report was handed out to members.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REPORT:
Rick reported that Quirt was absent due to weather, Don
was in an EMT-I bridge class, and Dave Hopman due
Rick reported there are currently 105 members.
Rick reported that the school flyers were mailed out on
Jan 2nd and class info and registration were put on
web site on the 5th. Rick was able to use a bulk
rate permit from his town's chamber of commerce for
the flyers, so it only cost $.25 each.
The scholarship application was put on the web site on
the 1st of Jan. and we have received 2 applications
Rick signed a new contract with Chemeketa, because the
one that was already signed was the wrong form
Rick will put together an equipment needs list for each
class, and purchase some NFPA 1911 manuals for some
the classes. He will draft up the letter to sesame
Donuts for the week, & contact Wilson Heirgood about
hospitality room sponsorship.
Rick will be contacting caterer Tina about lunches for
the Hydraulics class on Wednesday, when they go to
Benton college, we may need to deliver them.
Dan asked if we work with Washington on the scheduling
of classes as to not duplicate classes they are
will try to work more with Washington for next
Classes are posted on the web.
Rick and Don Gleason are going to the
EVT Validation Conference on the 23 thru the 26th
Jan. and will try to attend the FMCC meeting while
George will be mailing out the vendor applications
week. He has a few new Vendors already. George is
letting vendors know that we won't have a schedule
conflict with EVT Testing at the same time as the
vendor show. He wants a weather guaranty for that
to be able place apparatus out side and make it
Scholarship: Bo reports that we have gotten 2
applications to date, one from Elsie-Vinemaple
Fire Dept. and one from Crook County Fire &
Hope to get more applications
George asked if H&W was going to do sponsor a
scholarship again this year, and Rick said that
Jahns hadn't replied back from emails he sent.
will try to contact Steve and let Rick know.
Rick will contact Hughes Fire about it also. Rick will
add it to the scholarship if it happens.
Bo reported that the cup picture has been send to
Gravagraphics already and cups are ordered, He is
difficulty getting the shirt pictures to Condor and
that Condor is busy and this will be his last year to do
shirts, due to retirement.
We will need to replace Dave Hopman's board position at
the annual meeting due to his retirement, if anyone
George had the 2008 membership decals made by Mark
Dan Grove asked about the possibility of us doing ARFF
classes in the future, will need to start looking
instructors for the ARFF series.
GOOD OF THE ORDER:
Rick asked that members forward items of interest like
recalls, or tsb's, to him so that he can put them
website for others.
MEETING ADJOURNED: at 3:00 P.M.
March 9th, 2008, 17:00
Phoenix Inn North
Hospitality Room 101
Salem, Or. 97305