was called to order by Gordon Ensing at 12:10 p.m. Attending were Grant
& Liz Wilcox, Phil & Nancy Schilke, John Jordan, Gordon Ensing,
Verne Wandell Tom Allen, Dick Coburn, Melissa Wojciechowski, Bob La
Moreaux, and Dave Hertzberg.
MTM direction – Proposal – by Willy Perez, 2nd Nancy
Schilke. To reinvent MTM per GCR 6.15 as an organization providing
leadership, training, recruiting, along with finding the funding for. We
would provide mailers soliciting workers for race events. Motion passes 10
aye, 1 nay.
– We want to provide cohesive, consistent training across the state for
all workers. GCR requires fire school every two years.
– Nancy Schilke, 2nd Verne Wandell. To have the MTM Executive
Board consist of seven voting members. These would consist of the
President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, and 1 flagging
representative selected by Detroit Region, Western Michigan Region, and
WHRRI. Motion passes by acclimation.
– Gordon Ensing, 2nd Liz Wilcox. To add to the MTM Board as
non-voting members a Flagging representative from all the Racing
Organizations that operate a Road Race in Michigan while using MTM. Motion
passes 10 aye, 1 nay. Motion for rephrasing as in prior sentence by Liz
Wilcox, 2nd Tom Allen. Motion passes 10 aye, 1 nay.
was held on whether to appoint and/or elect board membership. The members
attending wanted to keep the current members for the short term. Grant
Wilcox volunteered to be an additional member at large, since Phil Schilke
is Treasurer and Secretary at the moment. Verne Wandell is the WMR
contact. Henry Hausler, Detroit Region Board member, will be working with
us on appointing a chief. Nancy Schilke has been appointed by Detroit
Region to be the temporary Region F&C administrator, until a Chief is
by Gordon Ensing, 2nd by Grant Wilcox, to have MTM Board
elections held by Oct 1 2001, for offices to begin Nov 1, 2001. Terms
would be for a 2-year period. Motion passes by acclimation.
to appoint the following positions. Newsletter editor – Dick Coburn
volunteers to continue. Trash & Trinkets Chair (Tom Allen & Scott
Whitehead to head up). Webmaster (Melissa Wojciechowski volunteers). Need
recruitment chair (Debbie Martens volunteers for this) & training
chairs. Database chairperson (Willy Perez volunteered). Verne Wandell
volunteers to coordinate training. We would want input from Debbie
Martens, Don Tessmer and Willy Perez on training guidelines and materials.
Propose holding formal schools separate from a race event. Social
coordinator should also be appointed. Worker awards discussed – would
want the executive (voting) board to handle this. Bob La Moreaux will host
the Winter Party on February 17. Tom Allen will be the Social Coordinator.
Verne Wandell and Gordon Ensing will work on flyers for training programs.
Dave Hertzberg volunteers to help on printing flyers.
– Need to look at restructuring the fees for membership. Discussion
ensued on membership rates. Motion Grant Wilcox, 2nd Liz
Wilcox, to raise MTM membership rates to $20, to cover current expenses.
Motion Passes 7 to 3. Motion by Phil Schilke, 2nd Verne Wandell,
to have to price increase take effect at the end of the 2001 season.
Motion fails 5 to 7. Tom Allen to create membership packets to have
available at all events.
for Newsletter listing was. Currently fee is $25. This provides for an
article in the newsletter, along with a response form. There is an E-mail
remailing a week ahead of the event. Gordon will send a letter to Racing
organizations, to tell them what they receive in terms of worker lists to
chiefs, along with listing in the newsletter. We also post a CENDIV
Calendar highlighting MTM events. Willy Perez will talk to Blackie Myers
on coordinating a potential Detroit Region Fire School.
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