Fire Fighters Association of Missouri

Auxiliary Minutes – January 2016

Meeting called to order by president Chris Slaughter at 9:03 a.m.

Present
Chris Slaughter, Warrenton FPD; Jessica Miller, Norborne FPD; Sheri Brendzen, Cole Co. FPD; Theresa Cox, Wentzville FPD; Susan Voss, Beaufort-Leslie FPD; Missy Erdel, Little Dixie FPD; Joyce Thompson, Kearney Fire and Rescue.

Chris asked if there were any changes, or comments from the August 2015 meeting notes. No one had anything. Susan made a motion to accept the meeting notes, seconded by Sherri, motion passed.

Financial Report
We started with $3,615.33. The check for $1,500 was cashed by the Missouri Fire Fighters Funeral Assistance Team, making the new balance $2,115.33. Theresa referenced, at the next FFAM Auxiliary meeting books will be audited.

Committee Reports

Membership
Chris indicated she revised the membership form on the website to make the instructions clear. Chris requested a current list of membership be submitted to the executive officers, one month prior to the convention. Susan stated membership dues are required to be received by December 31, the end of the month.

Fundraiser
Sheri dealt with the company with the mug issues, with getting reimbursed for broken and missing mugs/straws. Suggestion was made by Sheri to have a quilt at Winter Fire School to raffle off to make money. Anyone with a quilt they would like to donate please let us know. Theresa had three new angel pins from a new vendor. Group liked them. Susan made a motion we purchase fifteen of the small angel pins and five each of the two larger angel pins. Joyce seconded the motion, the motion passed. Theresa will order as quickly as possible to get them here for fire school and convention.

Auxiliary Member of the Year
Chris will reach out to Jenny Smith, Delores Owensby and Lisa Williams to ensure they are prepared for convention. Missy said she has a contact for the plaque.

Nomination
If you want to be an officer you need to contact Kim Voss, Shelia Arnold, or Janet Smith. All officer positions are open this year at convention. Current officers can submit their letter of intent for a new position if they so desire.

New Business
The 2016 convention is at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach Missouri. Sedalia is scheduled for 2017. Diane will work with the host department again this year for the Auxiliary.

Our next Auxiliary meeting will be at Sedalia on January 31, 9:00 a.m.

Theresa made a motion to adjourn the meeting seconded by Susan, motion passed. Meeting adjourned at 9:29 a.m.

Respectfully Submitted;

Secretary Treasurer
Theresa Cox, Wentzville FPD