Sunday September 28th, 2014
WMSA 25th Anniversary Picnic / General Membership Meeting Crossfire Recreational Center, Independence, MO.
The opening prayer was offered by: B. Perry.
The catered lunch from HyVee began at 12:45 P.M.
Will Kraus, Missouri State Senator, and Bill “Billy the Kid” Kidd, Missouri State Representative spoke to the membership.
Kevin had a teaching engagement so the meeting was turned over to V.P. Mr. Carl Smart.
Carl opened the floor for nominations for the three expiring BoD positions.
Nominations from the floor were:
Bob Hanson, Kevin Jamison and Larry Swickard.
No other nominations were made and nominations were declared closed.
Carl added that write in candidates were acceptable.
The ballots were passed out and then collected by Curt Cotton, recording secretary.
The election results were counted and witnessed by Raymond Smith.
The results are:
Kevin Jamison: 11 Votes. *
Bob Hanson : 12 Votes. *
Larry Swickard: 10 Votes. *
Erik Johnson: 4 write in votes.
Greg P. made a motion to waive the annual membership dues for any member working a gunshow that has a WMSA table.
Discussion on the motion followed. The motion was tabled for the next WMSA BoD meeting.
Greg P. Made a motion that candidates for political office that want the endorsement of WMSA fill out the WMSA candidate survey form every time that they run for office and the form to be posted on the WMSA web-page. The motion was seconded followed by discussion. V.P. Carl Smart called for the vote on the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
Meeting adjourned at 1:50 P.M.
Minutes submitted by Curt Cotton, WMSA Recording Secretary.