Minutes of the January 20, 2018 Meeting at Mel’s Diner in Auburn, CA
President: President Tony Chakurian called the meeting to order at 8:50 A.M.
Invocation: Compatriot Gordon Clark led the invocation.
SAR Pledge: The SAR Pledge was led by Compatriot Mike Hurst.
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Compatriot Gary Almquist.
Introductions of Guests: The guests for the January meeting were Fred Haggin, Jeannette Clark, Conni Barker, Coreena Ross.
Approval of Minutes: Ron Barker made the motion to approve the minutes as published on the chapter website. Dave Gilliard seconded the motion. The motion was approved.
The guest speaker for the January meeting was First Vice President Mike Holmes. He spoke about his career in the Navy. President Tony Chakurian presented Mike Holmes with a chapter of appreciation certificate.
President’s Report: President Tony Chakurian gave his report.
1st Vice President’s Report: There was no report given at the meeting.
2nd Vice President’s Report: There was no report given at the meeting.
Treasurer’s Report: Dave Gilliard gave his report given at the meeting. He said that the state and national dues were paid for the year.
Secretary’s Report: There was no report given at the meeting.
Eagle Scout Report: There was no report given at the meeting.
Valley Forge: There was no report given at the meeting.
Membership Report: There was no report given at the meeting.
J.R.O.T.C. Report: Mike Holmes said that he was going to present the chapter’s J.R.O.T.C. medal and certificate at the next J.R.O.T.C. meeting.
Colorguard Reports: Dale Ross said the colrguard was going to present colors at the District II Meeting for the Daughters of the Revolution on January 27th, 2018. The presentation will take place at the Ridge Country Club in Auburn, CA .
Chaplain’s Report: No report was given at the meeting.
Newsletter Editor: No report was given at the meeting.
Registrar’s Report: Ron Barker said there was one inquiry about the SAR and there were three members who did not renew their memberships.
There was no old business at the meeting.
Gary Almquist received a supplemental application.
Dave Gilliard spoke about putting together a new chapter roster for the members.
Poster Contest: Dave Gilliard, Ron and Conni Barker have been putting on classroom presentations. The poster contest theme is The Battle of Saratoga.
CASSAR State Meeting: The CASSAR state meeting will be held at the Lake Natoma Inn in Folsom, CA. Gold Country, Mother Lode and the Sacramento Chapters will be hosting the November state meeting. The dates of the November meeting will be November 9th, 10th and 11th, 2018.
Ron Barker spoke about the National SAR will be updating the membership website. They are hoping to have an online Genealogical Research System. The GRS will allow online research of the SAR Compatriots.
Dale Ross spoke about the January Colorguard activities at the Ridge Country Club in Auburn, CA. The Colorguard activities are for the Daughters of the American Revolution District II Meeting on January 27th, 2018.
President Tony Chakurian called for the meeting to be adjourned. Mike Holmes made the motion for the meeting to be adjourned. Mike Hurst seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Benediction: Compatriot Gordon Clark gave the benediction at the meeting.
SAR Recessional: The SAR Recessional was led by Dale Ross.
The meeting adjourned at 8:53 a.m.
Dale T. Ross