A meeting of the Board of Directors of the Dixie Division was held at the Catoosa County Colonnade Convention Center, Ringgold, Georgia during the Dixie Division Train Show on Saturday, March 10, 2012. In attendance were the following:
President Bob Keller
Vice-President Ed Bonnell
Secretary Don Webb
Treasurer George Baltz
Music City Chapter President Jim Tate
Terminus Chapter President Bob Kettel
Volunteer State Chapter President John Carden
The meeting was called to order at 12:45 PM by President Keller.
Treasurer Baltz submitted the treasurer’s report dated March 10, 2012 and it was approved. The report showed a beginning balance of $8,491.36, income of $3,039, expenses of
$4,772.32, TCA 2012 Convention Fund income of $7,409.68, Dixie Division Car and Billboard Fund income of $224.70. The new balance is $14,392.42.
1. President Keller thanked Don Henderson and his wife, Cheryl, for their many years of service for the Volunteer State Chapter.
2. President Keller introduced John Carden as the new president of the Volunteer State Chapter.
3. Herman Pierson, chairman of the election nominating committee for the Dixie Division Officers, reported that Don Henderson nominated Bob Kettel for President. Nominations will be closed March 31, 2012. Ballots will be mailed with the Dixie flyer and results will be posted by July 1, 2012.
4. Future Meets:
a. Music City Chapter, March 31, 2012.
b. Dixie Division and Terminus Chapter joint meet, May 12, 2012, Sandy Plains Baptist Church, Marietta.
c. Volunteer State Chapter meet TBD: August 4, or August 18, 2012.
d. Suggestion was made to have a Dixie Division and Terminus Chapter joint meet on September 7, 14, or 28, 2012.
5. Repeat the National Convention Store ad in the May issue of the National Headquarters News.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:00 PM.
Dixie Division TCA