SEPTEMBER 4, 1992 – GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING CONVENED: 1915 HOURS ADJOURNED: 2115 HOURS MEMBERS PRESENT: 18 AL : Bo, the Board of Directors would l i k e f o r you t o research the By-Laws on the a f f e c t s of the group, i n the l e g a l i t y of voting in new members. New members w i l l be placed on a ninety day (90) probationary period. This ninety day period, w i l l enable the new member to obtain his DD-214. BO : Passed out the By-Laws so that the members could read and understand the procedures of voting i n new members. (Spider, came off of a v i s i t and joined the meeting) KICKSTAND : On page five (5), r e l a t e s to the guidelines on membership. Read Membership, section “C", returning members. Section "D”, new members. Also, read the section under membership terminated. We must start to select our membership by the guidelines set-up i n the By-Laws. The actions of one member, r e f l e c t s the INTEGRITY OF THE GROUP. SPIDER : Received a l e t t e r from Rebecca Robinson, concerning Agsnt Orange. if you want to sign-up, for testing of agent orange, do so now, and this list w i l l be given to Rebecca, of the Vietnam Veterans of California, Inc. BO : Put a motion before the general membership, to let the BY-LAWS stand. as is, the reinstatement of any group member that has been terminated, w i l l be handled by a Staff Sponsor. A Sponsor will investigate the member as to their integrity and to their acceptance, into the group. RUSSELL : Second. AL : A vote on this motion was done by a roster vote. All in favor 15 All apposed 13 All abstained 2 Motion carried. Skip West : Brought up new member. C. Garrison, USAF, ten years, Decorated with the AIR FORCE CROSS, amount several other metals. Also a ( P O W ) KICKSTAND : Made a motion to give a V.V.G.S.Q. hat to Garrison. WAMBAUGH : Second the motion AL : All in favor, UNANIMOUS. SONNY : What about the flowers? SHIP WEST : The f lowers were approved, t o give as gifts to four ( 4 ) ladies and two (2) men, for the Inmate Account Office. The cost of the flowers is approximately $25.00 each. AL : Christmas Buffet papers are sitting on I. Nienhuis’ desk. Sponsor Fitzgerald, will get with Mr . Nienhuis, concerning this paper work. After a Board of Directors Meeting, we found out that the Indian Group, has given up their fund raiser date to the S.Q.U.I.R.E’s. They plan on selling pizza, right before our sale, which was also going to be pizza. We need to choose another vendor. SONNY : Can we find another vendor? KICKSTAND : Made a motion t o send a $1 ,000.00 t o Florida for the homeless of hurricane Andrews. Table it until next meeting. AL : Brought up John Gilliland's ~ application for membership. A1 spoke In behalf of John Gilliiand. Table it unti1 next meeting. SONNY : We need to reimburse inmate Beck, on his photo's. He orders two sets , but only received one set. RUSSELL : Motion to adjourn the meeting. COONEY : Second AL : Took a vote, Carried - 2115 hours. ____________________ ______________________ DAVID WILLIAMS AL HASELTINE SECRETARY / TREASURER CHAIRMAN V.V.G.S.Q. V.V.G.S.Q.