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Council of Administration
Electronic Boardroom Vote Records
2007 - 2008

August 24, 2007

 

Past National Secretary Michael Bennett submitted the pre-Encampment Council of Administration meeting minutes for review. A motion was made initially to adopt the meeting minutes as presented; however, clarification was requested relative to one of the actions of the meeting. An amended version was subsequently submitted by National Secretary Don Palmer for review. A substitute motion was made by PCinC Jim Pahl to adopt the pre-Encampment meeting minutes as amended. Second made by JVCinC Leo Kennedy.

Votes in Favor – 11

Votes Against - 0

Abstentions - 0

 

September 9, 2007

National Secretary Don Palmer submitted the post-Encampment Council of Administration meeting minutes for review. A clarification was requested by PCinC Jim Pahl and a minor correction was recommended by PCinC Don Darby. An amended version of the minutes was subsequently submitted by the National Secretary. A motion was made by Council Member James Hanby to adopt the post-Encampment meeting minutes as amended. Second made by Council Member Bob Petrovic.

Votes in Favor - 11

Votes Against - 0

Abstentions - 0

 

September 15, 2007

In the event that a Department, by proper resolution, petitions the National organization to amend the Constitutions and Regulations of our Order to allow for Juniors and/or Associate Juniors, PCinC Jim Pahl moves that the Council of Administration approve and permit the Commander-in-Chief to convene a special National Encampment so as to consider these amendments. Second made by Council Member Brad Schall.

Votes in Favor - 11

Votes Against - 0

Abstentions - 0

 

October 4, 2007

Motion made by Council Member James Hanby to grant honorary membership in the SUVCW to Ken Burns, producer of the PBS documentary on the Civil War and other documentaries focused on American history. Second made by Council Member Dan Murray.

Votes in Favor - 4 (Hanby, Medert, Murray, Wheeler)

Votes Against - 7 (Pahl, Schmincke, Petrovic, Schall, Palmer, Kennedy, Newman)

Abstentions - 0

 

November 1, 2007

Motion made by Council Member Brad Schall to allocate up to $300 to support the Special National Encampment to be held in Gettysburg, PA on November 17,2007. Second made by Council Member Dan Murray.

Votes in Favor - 11

Votes Against - 0

Abstentions - 0

 

November 2, 2007

Motion made by Council Member Eric Schmincke to allow the Commander-in-Chief to use the SUVCW name and logo to produce gifts for the National staff. Second made by Council Member Brad Schall.

Votes in Favor - 10

Votes Against - 1 (Pahl)

Abstentions - 0

 

November 29, 2007

Motion made by Senior Vice Commander-in-Chief Dave Medert to approve changes to the Credentials Card as submitted by the Program and Policy Committee. Second made by Council Member Brad Schall.

Votes in Favor - 11

Votes Against - 0

Abstentions - 0

 

November 30, 2007

Motion made by Senior Vice Commander-in-Chief Dave Medert to approve the National Secretary Job Description as amended by the Program and Policy Committee. Second made by Council Member Dan Murray.

Motion ruled out of order by Commander-in-Chief Charles Kuhn on December 4, 2007 noting that changes to National officer job descriptions require wording changes to the Regulations of the Order, thus requiring a vote by the National Encampment.

 

December 17, 2007

National Secretary Don Palmer submitted the November 18, 2007 Council of Administration meeting minutes for review. Minor corrections were recommended by Commander-in-Chief Kuhn PCinC Jim Pahl and Council Member James Hanby. An amended version of the minutes was subsequently submitted by the National Secretary. Motion made by Council Member Brad Schall to accept the minutes from the November 18, 2007 Council of Administration meeting held in Gettysburg, PA as amended. Second made by Council Member Dan Murray.

Votes in Favor - 10

Votes Against - 0

Abstentions - 0

No Vote - 1 ( Murray )

 

February 5, 2008

Motion made by Senior Vice Commander-in-Chief Dave Medert to allow PCinC Richard Orr to use the SUVCW logo and medal to produce a model railroad car commemorating the founding of the SUVCW. Second made by Council Member Bob Petrovic.

Votes in Favor - 11

Votes Against - 0

Abstentions - 0

 

February 6, 2008

Motion made by Council Member James Hanby to grant an extension to the Department of Wisconsin to allow Maj. Gen. John Gibbon Camp #4 to install their officers on 13 February 2008. Second made by PCinC Jim Pahl.

Votes in Favor - 11

Votes Against - 0

Abstentions - 0

 

February 9, 2008

Motion made by Junior Vice Commander Leo Kennedy to grant an extension to the Department of California & Pacific to allow Gen. William Passmore Carlin Camp #25 to install their officers on 10 February 2008. Second made by Council Member Brad Schall.

Votes in Favor - 11

Votes Against - 0

Abstentions - 0

 

March 8, 2008

Motion made by PCinC Jim Pahl that any individual, Camp or Department, or any other entity holding a license as granted by the Council of Administration for the sale of items becomes suspended, then their license is automatically suspended. If that suspension lasts more than 90 days, then the license is revoked. Second made by Council Member Brad Schall.

Votes in Favor - 11

Votes Against - 0

Abstentions - 0

 

May 10, 2008

Motion made by Council Member Dan Murray, second by PCinC Jim Pahl, to permit the Commander-in-Chief to present the Meritorious Award with Gold Star to Brother James Davenport from the Department of Colorado & Wyoming.

Votes in Favor - 11

Votes Against - 0

Abstentions - 0

 

June 19, 2008

Motion made by Senior Vice Commander-in-Chief Dave Medert to accept the minutes from the 12 April 2008 Council of Administration meeting (Springfield, IL) as amended. Second by Council Member James Hanby.

Votes in Favor - 9

Votes Against - 0

Abstentions - 2 (Kennedy, Murray)


Note: There are 11 voting members of the Council of Administration, plus the Commander-in-Chief who may vote, but usually only votes in the event of a tie. The other voting members are the Senior Vice Commander-in-Chief, Junior Vice Commander-in-Chief, National Secretary, National Treasurer, National Quartermaster, Immediate Past Commander-in-Chief, and five elected Council Members.

Note: All dates provided for Electronic Boardroom votes represent the date the first vote was cast. The actual motion may have been a day or two before, and the remaining votes were likely cast in the days that followed.




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