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Auxiliary Meeting Minutes – May 2021

Meeting called to order by President Jessica Miller at 9:01 a.m. The Colors were present and the “Pledge of Allegiance” was said by all. The devotion, “Life of a Fireman’s Wife” was given by Ann Jones from Madison West Monroe.

Members Present
Jessica Miller, Norborne FPD; Sheri Berendzen, Cole County Fire; Theresa Cox, Wentzville FPD; Carissa Thompson, Holts Summit FD; Joni Fields, Paris FD; Ann Jones, Madison Wet Monroe FD; Robin Schrage, Jefferson R-7 FPD; Joyce Thompson, Kearney Fire & Rescue; Brenda Wright, Shelbina FPD. Attendee’s via zoom are Missy Erdel, Little Dixie FPD; Christina Loyd, Little Dixie FPD.

Introduction of Officers
President Jessica Miller, Norborne FPD; 1st Vice President Diane Wynn, Galt FD (not present); 2nd Vice President Sheri Berendzen, Cole County Fire; Secretary/Treasurer Theresa Cox, Wentzville FPD; Historian Carissa Thompson, Holts Summit FD; Sergeant at Arms Joni Fields, Paris Rural FPD.

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Auxiliary Meeting Minutes – March 2021

The meeting was called to order by President Jessica Miller at 9:03 a.m.

Members Present
Jessica Miller, Norborne FD; Sheri Berendzen, Cole County Fire; Joni Fields, Paris Rural FD; Carissa Thompson, Holts Summit FPD; Ann Jones, Madison West Monroe FPD; Missy Erdle, Little Dixie FPD; Kathy Eggen, Johnson County; Theresa Cox, Wentzville FPD (via zoom).

Jessica Miller asked if there were any changes, comments, or corrections for the December 6, meeting minutes. Carissa made a motion to accept the minutes as written, seconded by Missy, motion passed.

Financial Report
Sheri reported the balance in our checking account is $4,450.45. Theresa Cox made a motion to accept the financial report, seconded by Joni Fields, motion passed. After the meeting, Jessica Miler and Missy Erdle will conduct the yearly audit on the financial books and report findings at the 2021 convention.

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Auxiliary Meeting Minutes – January 2021

The meeting called to order by President Jessica Miller at 9:07 a.m.

Members Present
Jessica Miller, Norborne FPD; Sheri Berendzen, Cole Co FPD; Carissa Thompson, Holts Summit FPD; Joni Fields, Paris Rural FD; and Nicole Koepke, KCFD. Diane Wynne, Galt FD; and Theresa Cox, Wentzville FPD attended by Zoom call.

Minutes
Jessica Miller asked if there were any changes, comments, or corrections for the October 4, 2020 meeting minutes. Carissa made a motion to accept the meeting notes as written, seconded by Diane, motion passed.

Financial report
Sheri read the report with a beginning balance of $4,625.37 in our account at the closing of the October meeting. There were no deposits and a $250 expense, a sponsorship of a floor for the Fire Marshall Stair Climb, new balance of $4,375.37. Joni made a motion to accept the financial report, seconded by Carissa, motion passed. Continue Reading →

Auxiliary Meeting Minutes – November 2020

The meeting was called to order by President Jessica Miller at 9:00 a.m.

Members Present
Jessica Miller, Norborne FPD; Sheri Berendzen, Cole Co FPD; Carrisa Thompson, Holts Summit FPD; Joni Fields, Paris Rural FD; Ann Jones, Madison West Monroe FPD; Joyce Thompson, Kearney Fire and Rescue.

Minutes
Jessica Miller asked if there were any changes, comments, or corrections for the August 9, 2020 meeting minutes. Joni Field made a motion to accept the meeting notes as written, seconded by Carrisa Thompson, motion passed.

Financial report
Sheri Berendzen read the report with a beginning balance of $4,590.37 in our account at the closing of the August meeting. There was one deposit for a total of $35.00 and 0 expenses and a new balance of $4,625.37. Ann Jones made a motion to accept the financial report, seconded by Joyce Thompson, motion passed. Continue Reading →

Auxiliary Meeting Minutes – September 2020

Meeting called to order by 1st Vice President Jessica Miller at 9:00 a.m. Colors were posted and the Pledge of Allegiance was said.

Members Present
Jessica Miller, Norborne FPD; Theresa Cox, Wentzville FPD; Sheri Berendzen, Cole County FPD; Ann Jones, Madison West Monroe FD; Joni Fields, Paris Rural FD; Carissa Thompson, Holts Summit FPD; Missy Erdel, Little Dixie FPD; Joyce Thompson, Kearney Fire; Angela Fields, Paris Rural FD; Nicole Koepke, KCFD.

Introduction of Current Officers
President Diane Wynne, Galt FD (she was absent); 1st Vice President Jessica Miller, Norborne FPD; 2nd Vise President Theresa Cox, Wentzville FPD; Secretary/Treasurer Sheri Berendzen, Cole County FPD; Historian position open; and Sergeant at Arms Ann Jones, Madison West Monroe FD.

Minutes
Sheri Berendzen read the 2019 convention minutes. Jessica Miller asked for any corrections, additions, or any discussions. Theresa Cox made a motion to accept the minutes, second by Joyce Thompson. Jessica Miller asked all in favor, no opposed, motion passed.

Sergeant-at-Arms Ann Jones took roll call resulting in 10 members present.

Treasurer’s Report
Sheri Berendzen reported as of April 14, 2019, we have a beginning balance of $4,510.37. 

Since June we have an income for a total of $80.00 and no expenses so we now have a total of $4,590.00. Joyce Thompson made a motion to accept the treasure report as read. Second by Carissa Thompson. Jessica Miller asked all in favor, no opposed, motion passed.

Committee Reports

Nomination Committee
Jessica Miller stated that with the elections were just held there were no nominations at this time.

Membership
Theresa Cox reported that we have 106 paid members and there are 12 honorary members. There are also 27 departments.

Eric Hartman with Division of Fire Safety stated he did not have much to report on at this time. The budget is looking pretty good especially with the way things are.

Contest games
Sheri Berendzen had nothing to report.

Historian
Carissa Thompson said she will keep the Facebook page updated.

Sergeant-at-Arms
Ann Jones said there are no by-law changes at this time. 

Auxiliary of the Year
The award recipient will be used for next year’s presentation. 

Poster
Jessica Miller said that RB had the posters that were submitted this year and were judged. The winners were sent their award and prize money. 

Checkbook Audit
Was completed by Diane Wynne and Jessica Miller at the February meeting and found the checkbook is balanced and in order.

Fire Fighters Memorial Service 
The services that were to be held in May have been rescheduled for October 10-11. 

Old Business
Carissa Thompson said that the Media Policy is still being worked on. They are looking at ways to be able to broadcast a meeting for those who are unable to attend meetings.

New Business

Elections
Past Presidents were unable to attend so Ann Jones read the names and positions that are being nominated. Ann asked if there were any nominations from the floor. There were no nominations from the floor so the names that were submitted were accepted. Ann Jones swore the new officers in and presented the 2020-2021 officers to the members. 

The 2020-2021 Officers are President Jessica Miller, Norborne FPD; 1st Vice President Diane Wynne, Galt FDS; 2nd Vice President Sheri Berendzen, Cole County FPD; Secretary/Treasurer Theresa Cox, Wentzville FPD; Historian Carissa Thompson, Holts Summit FPD; Sergeant at Arms Joni Fields, Paris FPD.

Angie Fields made a motion to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Carissa Thompson. All in favor, motion passed. Meeting adjourned at 9:42 a.m. The next meeting is to be October 4, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. and held in Sedalia, MO.

Respectfully Submitted,
Sheri Berendzen
Cole County FPD
FFAM Auxiliary Secretary-Treasurer

Auxiliary Nomination Committee

Past Presidents Kim Voss, Beaufort-Leslie Fire, and Chris Turner, Warrenton FPD report the slate of officers recommended for 2020-2022 as follows, 2-year term, and can extend duties another 2 years for the same position:

    Nomination for President:   Jessica Miller, Norborne FPD
    Nomination for 1st Vice President:  Diane Hanes, Galt FPD
    Nomination for 2nd Vice President:  Sheri Berendzen, Cole County FPD
    Nomination for Secretary-Treasurer: Theresa Cox, Wentzville FPD
    Nomination for Sergeant at Arms:    Joni Fields, Paris FPD
    Nomination for Historian:   Carissa Thompson, Holt-Summit FPD

This will be presented at the August meeting due to the postponement of the FFAM Convention this year. You are encouraged to make it to the meeting to ensure your vote!

Auxiliary Meeting Minutes – July 2020

Meeting called to order by First Vice President Jessica Miller at 9:00 a.m.

Members Present
Jessica Miller, Norborne FPD; Theresa Cox, Wentzville FPD; Sheri Berendzen, Cole Co FPD; Ann Jones, Madison West Monroe FPD; Joyce Thompson, Kearney Fire and Rescue; Joni Fields, Paris Rural Fire Protection District.

Minutes
Jessica Miller asked if there were any changes, comments, or corrections for the February 2, 2020 meeting minutes. Ann Jones made a motion to accept the meeting notes as written, seconded by Theresa Cox, motion passed.

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Auxiliary Meeting Minutes – March 2020

Meeeting called to order by President Diane Wynne at 9:00 a.m.

Members Present
Diane Wynne, Galt FPD; Jessica Miller, Norborne FPD; Theresa Cox, Wentzville FPD; Sheri Berendzen, Cole Co FPD; Ann Jones, Madison West Monroe FPD; Joyce Thompson, Kearney Fire, Carissa Thompson, Holts Summit FPD; Joni Fields, Paris Rural FD; Angelia Fields, Paris Rural FD.

Minutes
Diane Wynne asked if there were any changes or comments or corrections for the December 1, 2019 meeting minutes. Theresa Cox made a motion to accept the meeting notes as written, seconded by Angela Fields, motion passed.

Financial report
Sheri Berendzen read the report with a total of $5,867.37 in our account at the closing of the October meeting. There were 2 deposits for a total of $315 and 2 expenses for a total of $875, with a new balance of $5,307.37. Jessica Miller made a motion to accept the financial report, seconded by Angela Fields, motion passed. 

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