Last Meeting Minutes

Shenandoah EAA Chapter 1031

Meeting Minutes - May 12, 2021

Opening
The May 2021 general membership meeting of the Shenandoah EAA Chapter 1031 was called to order at 1825 on May 12, 2021 at White Post Aerodrome by John Munroe, President.

Present
John Munroe, David Ames, Tim Boan, Juergen Nies, Tom Parry, Chuck Calvi, John Ely, Mary Ellen Hutchins, Marcus Zechini, Bob Metcalfe, Paul Gainsback, Ron Hott, Jeff Dunkle and Tom Leone, a new member.

Treasurer’s Report
Jurgen Nies reported the Chapter has $3395.92 in available funds. A written report has been provided to the Chapter Officers.

Old Business
With the large turnout at the meeting, Tim Boan and Dave Ames welcomed the new members of the new Shenandoah EAA Chapter 1031. Tim explained that this new chapter was formed as non-profit charitable corporation providing education with respect to aeronautical and aviation matters under the rules of IRS 501(c)(3) organizations.

Tim Boan reported plans to start the Chapter’s Young Eagles program on June 12, 2021. This day is designated as International Young Eagles Day by the national EAA organization. He will endeavor to coordinate this with potential local volunteer Young Eagle pilots. He reminded Young Eagle Pilots to check their status with regard to the national EAA Youth Protection Program and renew if appropriate.

Tim Boan reminded members of the static aircraft display opportunity on May 22, 2021 at KOKV in concert with the Valor 5K run. The following members stated they would participate if able. John Munroe, Marcus Zechini, John Ely, Tom Leone, and Tim Boan stated they would provide aircraft for display. Bob Metcalfe and Marry Ellen Hutchins indicated they might participate. Tim will follow up with them and Nick Sabo next week.

Juergen Nies reported that he was planning the Poker Run for June 5, 2021 and would provide details forthwith.

Jeurgen reported that the Chapter volunteer work at Barrows Airfield on May 8, 2021 in concert with the Recreational Aviation Foundation went very well with John Ely, Marcus Zechini, Juergen Nies, John Munroe, Paul Gainsback and Ron Hott participating.

The new condo hangar project at KOKV was discussed with Tom Leone indicating a projected cost of $400,000 to $450,000 per completed hangar. He also stated that the first three had apparently already been committed.

New Business
Tom Leone was introduced as a new member. He is well known to most current Chapter members.

Tim Boan reported that Chapter member and Winchester Regional Airport Authority Frederick County representative Joey Bailey will be moving to Florida within the next 3 months. This leaves an opening on the WRAA that needs to be filed by a Frederick County citizen. John Munroe volunteered to apply for the position.

Action Items
Poker Run – Juergen Nies Valor Run Aircraft Display – Tim Boan International Young Eagles Day Program – Tim Boan WRAA Frederick County Board Membership – John Munroe

Adjournment
Meeting was adjourned at 1920 by John Munroe, President. The next general meeting will be at 1800 on June 9, 2021, at White Post Aerodrome with the Winchester Airport as the alternate weather location.

Minutes submitted by: Tim Boan, Secretary

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