Feb 092017

10 November 2016 

Subject:  Minutes of Board Meeting

  1. The Meeting was opened by President Vicki Edwards at 7:00 PM, at 9803 S. 21st Circle, Bellevue, NE. With 3 of 5 directors present, a quorum of the Board did exist.
  1. Attendance at the Meeting included:

Vicki Edwards

Marcel Moreau

George Ziska, Jr.

Mark White

Kathi Narlock

George Cawl

Kris Woods

  1. The minutes of the meeting held on 13 October 2016, were approved.
  1. Treasurer’s Report: Treasurer Janelle Smith provided the Secretary with the following status:  Great Western Checking Account:  $43,235.68; Fidelity Money Market Account:  $24,228.01
  1. Finance Director’s Report: The following items were discussed:
    1. Cans for 2 X 4’s:  One attendee brought cans.
    2. Dinner Raffle (Oct-Nov 16):  A total of 224 tickets are now distributed.  So far, 162 tickets have been sold and $810 was collected.  The Secretary will request Finance Director Ron Strawn to make reservations for about 20 people who will be attending the drawing/dinner at 6 PM on Thurs, 17 Nov 16, at the Papillion Pizza Ranch.
    3. Offutt Catholic Chapel Offering, Sun, 8 Jan 17:
    4. Church of the Nativity, Burke, VA Offering:  Bob Corsi indicated that the offering would be on the weekend of 14-15 Jan 17.
    5. Bowl-a-thon:  To be scheduled in Mar 17.
    6. Combined Federal Campaign:  Results to be known in Mar 17.
    7. 2017 Financial Plan:  The Crew is now raised 3.4 % of the 2017 Fundraising Goal of $75,000.
    8. Other Ideas:  None.
  1. Old Business:
    1. Update of Membership Roster:  No changes made.
    2. Combined Federal Campaign of Indiana, Kentucky and Southwest Ohio:  The Secretary continues a search for a CPA to review the Crew‘s 2016 Financial Statement for the 2017 CFC application.  The best ball park estimate for the review, to date, is $2,500 from Marc Lowe of Jones & Lowe.  To obtain a more accurate estimate, Marc requested that the Crew provide our Financial Balance Sheets for 2015 and 2016 (to date) and copy of our last IRS Form 990-EZ.  The Secretary requested the Treasurer to gather these documents.  Bob Corsi of VA suggested that we find a local Knight who is a CPA to do the review.  Vice-President Marcel Moreau forwarded an email request his local Knights of Columbus council to find a Knight/CPA for the review.   Based on CFC guidance just received, Secretary indicated that the upfront application/listing fees for the 2017 will be $360.
    3. VA Connection (Bob Corsi):  Bob sent a $100 donation and $150 Lowe‘s gift card from his retirement ceremony.
    4. Crew Website ( http://www.accrew.org ):  Kathi Narlock and Kris Woods are to meet on Sun, 13 Nov 16, to  resolve data input difficulties with the website.
    5.   Colorado (CO) Connection (Gary Piper):  No new developments.
    6. Volunteer Recruitment in Bellevue:  Peggy Hoffman, the Offutt AFB Catholic Chapel CCD Coordinator, indicated that the Offutt Catholic Chapel Confirmation Class will help with a Pancake Breakfast on Sun, 19 Feb 17.
    7. 2017 Deployment (work starts on Thurs, 1 Jun 17): The Construction Director has revised the 2017 drawings and has almost completed the material list for the front porch gable roof design used in recent past years.
  1. New Business:
    1. Annual Report to Donors, Jan 17:  The Secretary’s draft was reviewed and 75 copies will be obtained from UPS.
  1. The Crew Meeting was adjourned at 7:40 PM and the next Board Meeting was set for 7:30 PM, Thursday, 8 Dec 16, at 9803 S. 21st Circle.

      George Ziska, Jr.