Minutes of the December 17, 2016 Meeting at Original Mel’s Diner in Auburn, CA
President Greg Hill called the meeting to order at 9:45 A.M.
Invocation: There was not any invocation given.
SAR Pledge: The SAR Pledge was led by Dave Gilliard.
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Gordon Clark.
Introductions of Guests: The guests for the Decmber meeting were The Honorable Maryanne Gilliard, Jeannette Clark, Conni Barker, Coreena Ross and Emory Hill.
Approval of Minutes: Mike Holmes made the motion to approve the minutes as published on the chapter website. Gordon Clark seconded the motion. The motion was approved.
President’s Report: President Greg Hill spoke about the Wreaths Across America Program.
1st Vice President’s Report: There was no report given.
2nd Vice President’s Report: There was no report given.
Treasurer’s Report: Dave Gilliard gave the treasurer’s report.
Secretary’s Report: There was no report given.
Eagle Scout Report: There was no report given.
Poster Judging Contest: Dave Gilliard spoke about the poster contest starting in January and there was a new school added this year.
Valley Forge: There was no report given
J.R.O.T.C. Program: Mike Holmes spoke about the J.R.O.T.C. awards.
Historian/Chaplain Report: There was no report given.
Registrar’s Report: Ron Barker said that Rodney Campbell’s application was approved at national. There are three other applications pending at national. There are three more applications being starte started.
Colorguard Reports: Dale Ross spoke about the Wreaths Across America program.
Chaplain’s Report: No report was given.
Newsletter Editor: No report was given.
Swearing in of officers
Due to the absence of a number of officers to swear in, it was unanimously agreed to postpone until the January meeting.
Color Guard Captain Dale Ross presented Gordon Clark the Bronze Colorguard Medal.
President Greg Hill presented the Martha Washington Award to the Honorable Maryanne Gilliard.
President Greg Hill presented the Chapter Distinguished Service Medal to Dale Ross.
Greg Hill called for the meeting to be adjourned. Gordon Clark seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Benediction: There was not a benediction given at the meeting.
SAR Recessional: The SAR Recessional was led by Mike Holmes.
The meeting adjourned at 11:05 a.m.
Dale T. Ross