BUSINESS MEETING SDR VIII 7/21/17
17:32 Meeting called to order by Commander Lynd
Officer Position Defined as:
Commander - Ed Lynd
Associate Commander / Chaplain - Jim Schenk
Secretary - Homer Waters
Treasurer - Mickey Martin
Mickey gave a report on SDR finances. The treasury has approximately $6000.00. He explained the amounts that were generated by our past reunions.
Yogi made a motion to accept the treasures report, Skip Harrington seconded, all voted “AYE”
Commander Lynd gave an update on the Sea Devil database, George Boyle has given the master database to Com. Lynd. George indicated he had sent out a number of emails and had received a variety of responses. Com. Lynd suggested that we reach out to those shipmates that may not be aware of our reunion schedule.
A question to Treasurer Martin; What will eventually happen with the SDR funds?
Chief Mickey indicated that once defunct the monies would be distributed to submarine functions.
Open Discussions Voting on SDR officers:
Motion made to keep existing officers in place. Com. Lynd indicated that Jim Schenk would like to drop his duties as Associate Commander, however, he would remain SDR chaplain. John Flynn was nominated for Associate Commander, he accepted.
Commander Ed Lynd
Associate Commander John Flynn
Chaplain Jim Schenk
Secretary Homer Waters
Treasurer Mickey Martin
Motion made to accept officers as mentioned. By Skip Harrington
Seconded by Dr. John Herwig all voted “AYE”
SDR IX Venue
Several venues were discussed, North Myrtle Beach, S.C., Charleston, S.C.
Bronson, MO, it was determined that we had several folks in the Charleston area that could possibly assist with the reunion.
Motion made by Mickey Martin, seconded by John Flynn all voted “AYE” So Charleston will be the next reunion site.
After some discussion about the time of year for the reunion it was determined to be in/around April and that the committee members will determine the exact dates/ time.
Motion made to close the meeting by Skip Herrington, seconded by John Flynn all voted “AYE”
As SDR VIII is now officially over, I would like to personally thank the following people:
Lew & Kathy Bearden ~ RADM 'Bob' & Betsey Fountain ~ Fred & Millie Steel ~
Homer & Susan Waters ~ Jim Schenk & Ruth Ann Worth ~ Jim & Pat Seacord ~
'Mickey' & Ruth Martin
~ Ann Lynd ~
Without their hard work and enduring support, our reunion would not have been possible .......
'BRAVO ZULU' and Thank You !