The meeting was called to order by President Robert Williams at 07:30 ap.m., Sept 19, 2002. Officers and members were introduced by standing roll call.
Minutes of the Spring 2002 Northwest Area Meeting held in Seattle
No changes or corrections. M/S/C
Ken Sturgeon regretfully resigned as Vice President NWAPDA,. SCL,, as a group,, did not Pay pay dues for 2002. All members are now inactive.
Report of the President:
none to report
Report of the Treasurer:
Report read by Kevin Conway and approved as read.
Report of the Secretary:
Current Paid Members 239
Life Members - 258
Total - 497 per the database. This was miss mis-reported last year due to missing data in the database.
Currently in the process of updating the new addresses for life members.
Report of the Trustee:
Nothing to report as Bob Wesselink is currently attending the national meeting in Regina Saskatchewan Canada.
Motion made to increase Canadian dues increased to $40.00(CDN) for regular members and $43.00(CDN) for new members. M/S/C.
Robert Williams to contact Kevin Lloyd regarding the purchase and sale of APDA memorabilia.
Suggestion made to have the banquet on the first day of the tech session as it was felt that this should be a guideline for future meetings.
Committee consisting of Doug Krust and Kevin Conway to review meeting rotation groupings in regards to co-hosts. It was felt that current co-host groupings need to be revisited.
Motion made to nominate Doug Krust for the vacant position of vice president. M/S/C
Spring meeting tentative May 08,2003 to avoid conflict with Canadian holiday.
Special thanks to:
Grant County P.U.D. and BPA-MCC
Aquila Energy Marketing
Reports of Accidents, Sickness and Death
Jesse Howard Ridge WKPL passed away on Dec 13,2001
Francis McDougall WKPL passed away last Dec, 2001.
Klara Nicholson, wife of Guenther Nicholson was killed in a car accident June 10, 2002.
Roland Edwards passed away on March 31,2001.
A moment of silence was observed for those who have passed.
Reports from Committees
None to report
None to report
Kevin Conway and Grant County were offered the usual contribution towards expenses for the meeting.