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Auxiliary Meeting Minutes – November 2019

Meeting called to order by President Diane Hanes at 9:00 a.m.

Members Present

Diane Wynne, Galt FPD; Jessica Miller, Norborne FPD; Theresa Cox, Wentzville FPD; Sheri Berendzen, Cole County FPD; Ann Jones, Madison West Monroe; Chris Turner (formerly Slaughter), Warrenton FPD; Joyce Thompson, Kearney Fire; Joni Fields, Paris Rural FPD; Brenda Wright, Shelbina FPD; Missy Erdel, Little Dixie FPD; Kay Asher, Wentzville FPD; Michelle Sims, West Plains FPD.

Minutes

Diane Wynne asked if there were any changes or comments for the August 4, 2019, meeting minutes. Theresa Cox made a motion to accept the meeting notes as written, seconded by Jessica Miller, motion passed.

Financial report

Sheri Berendzen read the report with a total of $7,117.37 in our account at the closing of the August meeting. There was no deposit and one expense for sponsorship of a floor for the NFFF stair climb, with a new balance of $6,867.37. Chris Turner made a motion to accept the financial report, seconded by Missy Erdel, motion passed. 

Committee Reports

Membership

Theresa Cox reported there 123 members and 11 honorary members, this has not changed since last report. Theresa said that dues for 2020 will be due at December 31.

Auxiliary Member or Auxiliary of the year

Jessica Miller said at this time there are no nominations. Said that nominations can be submitted to Diane Wynne, Shelia Nichols or herself.

Poster contest

No news.

Convention

Joyce Thompson said at this time there was no new news to report. There will be no alcohol allowed at the contest or banquet which is being held at the high school. Reminder convention will be May 1-3, 2020.

Contest

There was no news to report about the contest.

Historian

Chris Turner is working on having pictures and historian info caught up before she moves.

Old Business

Sheri Berendzen reported on board name badges and she had some samples and cost for the badges for members to view. It was decided to go ahead and purchase the new name badges for the 6 auxiliary board members. Jessica Miller made a motion to purchase the name badges and was seconded by Theresa Cox, motion passed. 

Jessica Miller talked about the cost of ordering black table clothes to be used at conventions and such events. It will have FFAM auxiliary embroidery on it. It will be thru the same vendor so it will resemble what the FFAM has. Joni Fields made a motion to purchase 2 tablecloths and was seconded by Theresa Cox, motion passed.

By-Laws

Ann Jones read the proposed changes to the new by-laws. As the by-laws were read it was discovered that there were two typos. The by-laws need to be read again at the December meeting. The by-laws were published in the newsletter and need to be posted on the web page for all to view.

New Business

Diane Wynne talked about contributing funds to the Phil Sayer Scholarship. It was discussed on how much to donate each year. Joni Fields motion to donate $415 this year and if needed the executive committee has the authority to approve more was seconded by Jessica, motion passed. Theresa Cox and Joni Fields were appointed to a review committee that will assist the MU FRTI on reviewing scholarship applications.

Diane Wynne talked about at the 2020 convention and new board members will be voted in at that time. Diane asked all to think about if they would like to serve on the board.

Sheri Berendzen made a motion to adjourn meeting and second by Chris Turner. Meeting adjourned at 10:30 a.m. Next meeting is to held December 1, 2019.

Respectfully Submitted;
Sheri Berendzen
Cole County FPD
FFAM Auxiliary Secretary Treasurer 2018-2019

Auxiliary By-Law Changes

The following are the proposed changes to the FFAM Auxiliary ByLaws.

ARTICLE I NAME

The name of this organization shall be the Auxiliary to the Fire Fighters Association of Missouri, hereinafter referred to as the Auxiliary.

ARTICLE II OBJECTIVE AND POLICIES

• To promote firefighting safety 

• To promote fire prevention education 

• To give fire and emergency assistance 

• To create and maintain a fellowship among members of the Auxiliary 

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Auxiliary Meeting Minutes – July 2019

Meeting called to order by President Diane Hanes at 9:00 a.m.

Members Present
Diane Wynne, Galt FPD; Theresa Cox, Wentzville FPD; Sheri Berendzen, Cole County FPD; Ann Jones, Madison West Monroe; Joyce Thompson, Kearney Fire; Barbara Mattox, North Central Carroll FPD; Kerrie Mattox, North Central Carroll FPD; Michelle Sims, West Plains FD; Carissa Thompson, Holts Summit FPD; Frances Barger, Kearney Fire & Rescue; Jessica White, Mayview FPD; Corissa Hayward, Mayview FPD.

Minutes
Diane asked if there were any changes or comments for the April 14, 2019, meeting minutes. Carissa made a motion to accept the meeting notes, seconded by Theresa, motion passed.

Financial report
There were deposits of $975 and expenditures of $621.34 with a total of $7,970.91 in our account. Joyce made a motion to accept the financial report, seconded by Carissa, motion passed. 

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Auxiliary Meeting Minutes – MAY 2019

Meeting called to order by President Diane Hanes at 9:02 a.m. Colors were posted, and Pledge of Allegiance was said. Ann Jones, Madison West Monroe FPD, read “I’m a Fireman’s Wife.”

Introduction of Officers
President Diane Hanes, Galt FD; 1st Vice President Jessica Miller, Norborne FPD; 2nd Vise President Theresa Cox, Wentzville FPD; Secretary/Treasurer Sheri Berendzen, Cole County FPD; Historian Chris Slaughter, Warrenton FD; and Sergeant at Arms Ann Jones, Madison West Monroe FD.

Past Presidents were invited to stand and introduce themselves, Kim Voss, Beaufort-Leslie FD Frances Barger, Kearney Fire and Rescue and Chris Slaughter, Warrenton FD.

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Auxiliary Meeting Minutes – MAR 2019

Meeting called to order by President Diane Hanes at 9:00 a.m.

Members Present

Diane Hanes, Galt FPD; Jessica Miller, Norborne FPD; Theresa Cox, Wentzville FPD; Sheri Berendzen, Cole County FPD; Chris Slaughter, Warrenton FPD; Ann Jones, Madison West Monroe; Joyce Thompson, Kearney Fire; Brenda Wright, Shelbina Fire; Missy Erdel, Little Dixie FPD; Kay Asher, Wentzville FPD. 

Minutes

Diane asked if there were any changes or comments for the December 2018, meeting minutes. Sheri mention that the date was wrong that was submitted. Missy made a motion to accept the meeting notes, seconded by Ann, motion passed.

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Auxiliary Meeting Minutes – November 2018

Meeting called to order by President Diane Hanes at 9:00 a.m.

Members Present
Diane Hanes, Galt FPD; Sheri Berendzen, Cole County FPD; Chris Slaughter, Warrenton FPD; Kerrie Mattox, North Central Carroll FPD; Missy Erdel, Little Dixie FPD; Jessica Miller, Norborne Fire Protection District; Theresa Cox, Wentzville FPD; Kay Asher, Wentzville FPD. 

Minutes
Diane asked if there were any changes or comments for the August 2018 meeting minutes. No changes were brought forward. Theresa made a motion to accept the meeting notes, seconded by Missy, motion passed.

Financial report
There were no deposits and expense of $350 and the ending total of $ 7,139.80. Jessica made a motion to accept the financial report, seconded by Chris, passed.

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Auxiliary Minutes – September 2018

Meeting called to order by President Diane Hanes at 9:00 a.m.

Members Present
Diane Hanes, Galt FPD; Sheri Berendzen, Cole County FPD; Ann Jones, Madison West Monroe FD; Chris Slaughter, Warrenton FPD; Angela Fields, Paris FPD; Kerrie Mattox, North Central Carroll FPD; Laura Peel, SEFD; Missy Erdel, Little Dixie FPD; Joyce Thompson, Kearney Fire and Rescue; Jessica Miller, Norborne Fire Protection District; Nichole Sohn, Kansas City Fire Department; Katie Schowengerdt, South Metro Fire Protection District; Lily Schowengerdt, South Metro Fire Protection District; Shelby Schowengerdt, South Metro Fire Protection District; Danielle Arnold, Central Jackson County Fire District.

Ann Jones read a poem, Auxiliary Members Prayer.

Minutes
Diane asked if there were any changes or comments for the June 2018 meeting minutes. No changes were brought forward. Ann made a motion to accept the meeting notes, seconded by Jessica, motion passed. Continue Reading →

Auxiliary Minutes – July 2018

Meeting called to order by President Diane Hanes at 9:04 a.m.

Members Present
Diane Hanes, Galt FPD; Theresa Cox, Wentzville FPD; Sheri Berendzen, Cole County FPD; Ann Jones, Madison West Monroe FD; Chris Slaughter, Warrenton FPD; Angela Fields, Paris FPD; Joan Fields, Paris FPD; Carissa Mueller, Holts Summit FPD; Kerrie Mattox, North Central Carroll FPD; Barbara Mattox, North Central Carroll FPD; Shelia Arnold, CJCFPD; Laura Peil, SEFD; Missy Erdel, Little Dixie FPD; Kay Asher, Wentzville FPD; Angela Campbell, Kansas City FD; Patricia Sharp, Kansas City FD; Dawn Eddings, Kansas City FD; and Francine Termini, Kansas City FD.

Minutes
Diane asked if there were any changes or comments for the December 2017 meeting minutes. No changes were brought forward. Theresa made a motion to accept the meeting notes, seconded by Angela, motion passed. Continue Reading →