Date: Mon, 08 Dec 2003 21:40:25 -0600
To: "ARES-Champaign County":;
From: Steve Hilberg 
Subject: ARES of Champaign County QST - December 2003
Status:   

The annual meeting of ARES of Champaign County was held Wednesday, December 3, 
2004 at the Fire Service Institute. Here are important notes from that meeting 
and other news.

ATTENDING
N9XDC, N9XDH, N9GPA, N9DN, KD5EOQ, K9SI, W9MOO, KC9DEQ, KC9AZX, AB9FJ, W9KQL, 
KB9KAI, KC9DSS

ANNUAL MEETING BUSINESS
The annual meeting of ARES of Champaign County was called to order at 7:00 p.m.  
The first order of business was election of officers.  The results are as follows:

Officers and Directors for 2003
President/EC:	Steve Hilberg, N9XDC
Secretary:		Wayne Hamilton, AB9FJ
Treasurer:		Heather Schlesser, KC9DEQ
Board Members:	Jon Burroughs, KB9ZZW  (term expires 12/04)
			Debbie Fligor, N9DN  (term expires 12/05)
			Bill Keller, Champaign County ESDA - outside director
			Deb Fruitt, IIlini Prairie Chapter of the American Red Cross - outside director

Minutes of he last annual meting held on January 8, 2003 were approved.

Treasurer Mark Rayburn  reported that our account balance is $886.02

A motion was made, seconded, and approved to waive any dues for 2004.

THANKS TO OUTGOING OFFICERS
A big thank you for a job well done goes to Larry Kearns, N9XDH, outgoing 
Secretary, and Mark Rayburn, KB9KAI, outgoing Treasurer for their years of 
service to ARES as officers and member of the board.  Thanks also is due to 
Andrew Wadsworth, W9ADS for serving as board member the last two years.

ANNUAL SET TO BE CONDUCTED ON DECEMBER 13
A joint exercise with the Red Cross and ESDA will be held on Saturday, 
December 13..  It will run start about 11:00 a.m. and end no later than 
3:00 p.m.  Monitor the 444.100 repeater for information and instructions 
on that day beginning at 11:00 a.m.

SYNTON ARC
Synton is the amateur radio club of the University of Illinois and is 
open to any student, faculty, and staff member.  If you are a member 
of the club you have access to the club station W9YH located 330D Everitt 
Lab.  For more information on the club, check out their web page at 
http://www2.uiuc.edu/ro/w9yh/


DECEMBER NET CONTROL STATIONS
ARES net Tuesdays at 7:00 P.M.

Dec 9	AB9FJ
Dec 16	KC9DEQ
Dec 23	N9GPA
Dec 30	N9DN
Jan 6		KB9KAI

NEXT MEETING
The next monthly meeting will be held Wednesday, January 7, 2004 at the Fire 
Service Institute.

AND FINALLY...
I'd like to wish everyone a happy, peaceful, and safe holiday season.

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