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:Ê 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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