USS FOX (DLG/CG-33) Reunion Association
Meeting Minutes
Sept. 28, 2013



The regular meeting of the USS FOX (DLG/CG-33) Reunion Association was called to order at 08:32 on Sept. 28, 2013 in San Diego, CA by President Phil Habib.



The attendance sheet for the 2013 General Meeting has been lost/misplaced. No attendance is included in these minutes.


A. Approval of Minutes

The minutes of the June 18, 2011 meeting were unanimously approved as read.
B. Treasurer’s Report
Lyn Rader gave his treasurer’s report. The cash balance on hand in the checking account was not recorded in these minutes. There will be bills coming in for this reunion.

Open Issues
1. The latest revised By-laws are attached
2. The rules for establishing the Reunion Association as a 501(c)(19) Veterans Organization have not been researched.
3. The question about continuing to bank with Bank of America arising from the requirement of having all signatories of the account present to add/delete/change the names on the account and potential for charging fees for maintaining the account.
4. We need to determine the date and location of our next reunion.

C. New Business
1. The date and location of our next reunion was discussed:
a.The proposed locations for the 2015 Reunion were discussed and the attendees were polled.
Results of the poll were:
1) Gulf Coast (Mobile, Pensacola, Biloxi) 27
2) Norfolk/Virginia Beach 16
3) Myrtle Beach 13
4) San Antonio 12
5)Wilmington, NC 5
6)Philadelphia 4
b. The top four vote getters were given to the Board of Directors for final determination. The targeted time frame will be mid-September to mid-October 2015    
2. Board Membership:
a. Gary Nissen and Wes Moore were nominated/volunteered for and accepted as new members of the Board of Directors
3. Association Officers: New officers were elected for the term ending 2015
a) President: Mike Hare
b) Vice President Phil Habib
c) Treasurer Lyn Rader
d) Secretary Blaine Strampe
Meeting was adjourned at 09:32 by Phil Habib. The next general meeting will be in 2013 at the San Diego reunion.
Minutes submitted by: Blaine M. Strampe, Secretary.
Approved by: Michael Hare, President.


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