A meeting of the Board of Directors of the Dixie Division was held at Due West United Methodist Church, Marietta, Georgia, during the Dixie Division Train Show on Saturday,
May 22, 2009. In attendance were the following:
President Bill Stitt
Vice-President Ed Bonnell
Secretary Don Webb
Treasurer George Baltz
Alan Evans, alternate for Jim Tate, Music City Chapter President
Gary Guntor, alternate for Don Henderson, Volunteer State Chapter President
Terminus Chapter President Bob Kettel
Dave Rodgers, alternate for Pete Oreszko, Director
2012 National Convention Chairman Bob Keller
The meeting was called to order at 1:20 PM by President Stitt.
The minutes of the December 5, 2009 Board of Directors Meeting and February 27, 2010 General Membership Meeting were approved as submitted.
Treasurer Baltz submitted the treasurer’s report dated May 22, 2010 and it was approved. The report reflected a current balance of $19,702.26, including a $5,195.63 10 month CD for the 2012 Convention fund. The CD is with Regions Bank.
President Bill Stitt announced the results of the Dixie Division election for the Board of Directors. The terms of these Directors begin July 1, 2010 and will run through June 30, 2012.
The results are as follows:
President: Bob Keller
Vice-President: Ed Bonnell
Secretary: Don Webb
Treasurer: George Baltz
Directors-at-Large: Alan Evans and Dave Rodgers
President Stitt shared that this would be his last Board meeting as President as Bob Keller will assume the position as of July 1, 2010. He thanked the Board of Directors for all their support during his tenure.
1. Division/Chapters Meet Attendance Contest Update
This information continues to be given to Bob Keller after each meet.
2. Dixie Flyer January 2010 Publication
The Flyer was sent out in January 2010. No Board members received any comments from the general membership about its content.
3. 2010 Meet Status – Balance of Year
August 7 Music City Chapter, Donelson Baptist Church, Donelson, TN
November 6 Volunteer State Chapter Knoxville, Tennessee
November 27 Terminus Chapter, Cobb County Civic Center, Marietta, Georgia
December 4 Terminus Chapter meet was cancelled that had been previously listed
December 11 Music City Chapter, Nashville, Tennessee
Bill Stitt will check out the availability of the Catoosa Colonnade in Ringgold, Georgia for a Dixie Division meet in August or September, 2010; and if available then, he will book another Dixie Division show date.
4. 2012 Convention Update
Treasurer George Baltz presented the TCA 2012 Convention Fund report. The current balance is $ 9,375.96, which includes a $5,195.63 10 month CD with Regions Bank.
Bob Keller and Bill Stitt will present examples of planned 2012 Convention Cars to the TCA National Board of Directors at the Baltimore Convention in June for approval.
1. Web Site Status
Alan Evans has suggested using Word Press for the Dixie Division TCA web site. Brett Allen continues to update the Dixie Division website and President Stitt will have Brett discuss this proposal with our web site master, Adam Morehead.
2. 2011 Meet Plans
No plans have currently been made.
The meeting was adjourned at approximately 1:40 PM.
Dixie Division TCA