November General Meeting
Held in the Library on November 21, 2010


EXECUTIVE OFFICERS PRESENT
Chairman Fernando Lemus
Vice-Chairman Duane S. Butler
Secretary/Treasurer John Warren
Outside Coordinator Jeff Langnese
North Block Member-at-Large Chris Schuhmacher
H-Unit Member-at-Large Anthony Parker



Chairman Lemus called the meeting to order at 0808 hrs. Roll was called: 29 members present, 4 members excused - there was a quorum. Our Chief Sponsor, Lt. K. Evans was present.

All present were asked to remove their hats for a moment of silence for those Missing-in-Action, those Killed-in-Action, and all other service members deployed in Iraq, Afghanistan, and around the world. .

All members were asked if they received the October 2010 General Meeting minutes. All members did receive their minutes and no corrections were requested. A motion to accept the minutes was requested by Mr. Parker and was seconded by Mr. Hagan. A vote was taken and the motion passed.

SECRETARY/TREASURER'S REPORT :
Mr. John Warren: We have $3672.97 in our account as of 11/6/2010. We paid off our $185.00 hat bill.


OUTSIDE COORDINATOR’S REPORT :
Mr. Jeff Langnese: We have received the following correspondence during the month of October:

Airborn Quarterly: Publication, New Windsor, MD. Good website info for benefits bill. Thank you.
Colonel W. E. Weber (U.S. Army Ret.) – Letter: Executive Editor Airborne Quarterly, New Windsor, MD.
Between the Lines This is a V.V.A. Chapter 20 publication, Rochester, NY.
Jesus Wept Ministries: Letter from Sister Vicki, Richardson, TX.
Tony Thompson Active Vet – 2 letters, Oglethorpe, GA.


Thank you all for corresponding with us!




COMMITTEE REPORTS :


BY-LAWS:

Mr. Harry Barton: No report, excused for a visit. Mr. Basile will discuss the proposed changes under Old Business.



FOOD SALE:

Mr. John Warren: We have some $29,527.13 in sales. The proceeds from this sale will be split 50-50 between the Toy Program and Operation Mom. We estimate some $3,500 after all of the bills are paid. The delivery day will be Sunday, December 5. We need people to show up on Saturday, December 4 to receive the dry and refrigerated goods. In addition, Chairman Lemus wants all of the members working the food sale to arrange for someone to pick up their order before noon on delivery day.



VIG OFFICE:

Mr. Ronald Self: No report, excused for a visit.



COLOR GUARD:

Mr. Stanley Baer: No report, excused for a visit.



TV RECEPTION:

Mr. Caffale: The free staff is still on vacation. The parts appear to have been ordered.



HISTORIAN/WEBSITE:

Mr. Kevin Hagan: Nothing to report at this time.



ST. JUDE’S RANCH:

Mr. Baer: No report, excused for a visit.



STAMPS for SOLDIERS:

Mr. Pete Rooke: I have changed the location of the collection box.



CAMARADERIE NIGHT:

Mr. John Warren: On Thursday, November 11, fifteen members watched A Bridge Too Far. Lt. Evans joined us on this special Veteran’s Day event. Thanks LT.



R.E.A.L. CHOICES:

Mr. Harry Barton: No report, excused for a visit.



TAB'S FOR TOT'S:

Mr. Rooke: I have changed the location of the collection box. A box with some 20 lbs. has been shipped.



PRESENTATION BOXES:

Mr. Chris Schuhmacher: Nothing to report at this time.







OLD BUSINESS:
Chairman Lemus asked if there was any Old Business.

Chairman Lemus asked if there was any Old Business. Mr. Basile took the floor and introduced the proposed changes to the By-Laws. After much discussion, the following points were voted upon:

• New Lockdown & Ad/Seg policy: PASSED by majority.
• New Member’s probation starts at his first attended meeting: PASSED by majority.
• Your time as a member includes the probationary period: PASSED by majority.
• Probationary members cannot vote nor be nominated for office: PASSED by majority.



NEW BUSINESS
Chairman Lemus opened the floor to any New Business. There was no new business.


A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Mr. Basile and was seconded by Mr. Schuhmacher. A vote was taken and the motion passed. The meeting adjourned at 0902 hrs.



NEXT GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: Sunday, December 19, 2010.

SUBMITTED


(SIGNED)					        (SIGNED)		
J. WARREN				                DATE
T-86358						        
V.V.G.S.Q. Secretary/Treasurer	    	            	


APPROVED / DISAPPROVED

(SIGNED) (SIGNED) F. LEMUS DATE K-69511 V.V.G.S.Q. Chairman

APPROVED / DISAPPROVED

(SIGNED) (SIGNED) K. EVANS DATE Correctional Lieutenant V.V.G.S.Q. Chief Sponsor

Vietnam Veterans Group of San Quentin Chief Sponsor: Lt. K. Evans, (415) 454-1460 x 5716 San Quentin State Prison Co-Sponsor: Sgt. D. Moore, (415) 454-1460 x 5861 1 Main Street San Quentin, CA 94964

WEB SITE - http://vvgsq.tripod.com





UPCOMING EVENTS



December 4, 2010	Delivery of Food Sale Dry Goods.
December 5, 2010	Food Sale Delivery to the General Population.
December 11, 2010	V.V.G.S.Q. Toy Program in Visiting Rooms.
December 12, 2010	V.V.G.S.Q. Toy Program in Visiting Rooms.
December 18, 2010	V.V.G.S.Q. Toy Program in Visiting Rooms.
December 19, 2010	December’s Monthly Meeting @ 0800 hrs. in the Library.
December 19, 2010	V.V.G.S.Q. Toy Program in Visiting Rooms.
December 25, 2010	V.V.G.S.Q. Toy Program in Visiting Rooms.
December 18, 2010	V.V.G.S.Q. Toy Program in Visiting Rooms.
December 19, 2010	V.V.G.S.Q. Toy Program in Visiting Rooms.
December 25, 2010	V.V.G.S.Q. Toy Program in Visiting Rooms.


Brothers Helping Brothers





CURRENT ROSTER





NAME CDC # BRANCH OF SERVICE UNIT V.V.G.S.Q.
Arnold, Richard P-27171 U.S. Army 11-B10
Baer, Stan K-06285 U.S. Marine Corps HQSV Base Tel Color Guard Chair / Scholarship / Toy Program / Historian Website / VIG
Barton, Harry C-03120 U.S. Navy CVS 12, USS Hornet By-Laws Chair / R.E.A.L. Choices Chair / Color Guard / VIG
Basile, David C-70016 U.S. Army 3rd Brigade, 3rd Battalion Scholarship Chair / By-Laws / Toy Program / Historian Website / TV Reception / VIG
Beavers, Lawson P-14974 U.S. Army E Co., 407 Div. Color Guard / R.E.A.L. Choices
Botha, Gary D-88086 U.S. Army 72-B 20-P VIG
Butler, Duane D-91464 U.S. Army 15-D / 13-E VVGSQ Vice Chairman / VIG
Caffale, Giovanni D-97941 U.S. Marine Corps 353 Leopards, Sniper Sergeant-at-Arms / TV Reception Chair /Color Guard / Scholarship / Toy Program / VIG
Capell, Trenton E-91949 U.S. Army 31 Kilo Color Guard / Scholarship / VIG
Hagan, Kevin C-86518 U.S. Navy LPD7, USS Cleveland Toy Program Chair / Historian Website Chair / R.E.A.L. Choices / VIG
Hickman, Hugh K-32967 U.S. Marine Corps 0311
Jones, Malcolm J-04780 U.S. Navy USS Coral Sea VIG
Kaser, Robert D-41415 U.S. Army Old Guard VIG
Kess, Phillip G-62396 U.S. Army 13 Bravo, Fort Hood
Langnese, Jeff D-38652 U.S. Army 11-B VVGSQ Outside Coordinator / VIG
Lemus, Fernando K-69511 U.S. Air Force 320th SPS VVGSQ Chairman/VIG
Lott, Robert J-85191 U.S. Army 3rd Infantry Div.
Morris, Darren K-36952 U.S. Air Force 50th Supply Sqdrn.
Parker, Anthony D-20753 U.S. Navy Av. Mach. Mate, NAS Whidbey Isl. VVGSQ H-Unit Member-at-Large / R.E.A.L. Choices /Toy Program
Polley, Ahmad C-57727 U.S. Coast Guard Air Station S.F. Color Guard
Robinson, Joe K-52086 U.S. Army 12 Bravo - 10 Color Guard / R.E.A.L. Choices / VIG
Rooke, Pete C-76159 U.S. Army 57F20, 348 S&S Stamps for Soldiers Chair / Tabs For Tots Chair
Schuhmacher, Chris T-31014 U.S. Air Force 311 TRS VVGSQ N/B Member-at-Large / Presentation Boxes Chair / Color Guard
Self, Ronald K-21055 U.S. Marine Corps 5th Pltn, 1st Force Recon. VIG Office Chair
Snider, James F-30077 U.S. Navy Boiler Tech, USS Blandy DD943
Spillman, Glen F-42695 U.S. Army 11B, 1/9 – 7th Inf. Div. Fort Ord By-Laws / Toy Program / Historian/Website / VIG
Stauffer, Paul T-80750
Torkelson, Edwin F-78693 U.S. Navy AQ, NAS Whidbey Island
Tupling, Albert K-26855 U.S. Navy USS Midway
Vick, Ernie P-59262 U.S. Marine Corps 0211, 1st Mar Div. VIG
Warren, John T-86358 U.S. Navy BM, NAS Lemore VVGSQ Secretary/Treasurer / Camaraderie Night Chair
Wells, James B. C-44955 U.S. Marine Corps 6613 - AE Probation 8/17/10 @ 2/11 Meeting
Willis, Edward E-08652 U.S. Navy DLG 25, USS Bainbridge



































































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