|Officers Meeting Location: Joint Base The meeting was called to order by Ben Galioto at 7 p.m.
Four officers and one club representative from Fort Dix were present, for a total of five voting members.
Treasurer's Report: Nick Pino, Treasurer, notified the officers and club member that our current balance is $1,452.50. The Treasurer's report was accepted.
A first motion was brought to the floor by Ben Galioto for a third and final vote to raise the state fees to $3 per gun starting in 2017. The motion passed by a vote of 5-0. This is the third and final vote of three votes for this motion, as indicated in the by-laws. In 2017, the state fees will be raised to $3 per gun.
A second motion was brought to the floor by Ben Galioto for a third and final vote to only offer trophies or prizes for Champion, Runner-up, Class First and Concurrent First. Second and Third places will be determined by long-run. The motion passed by a vote of 5-0. This is the third and final vote of three votes for this motion, as indicated in the by-laws. This will go into effect immediately, as the by-laws do not require a waiting period of one year.
Open Floor Discussions: 1. John Zema and Ben Galioto are still looking into various options regarding dinner for the State Shoot. 2. Nick Pino is now looking into vendors and cost for the printing of our State Shoot program. 3. Nick Pino reached out to NSSA regarding liability insurance for Fort Dix during our State Shoot, and this has been obtained. 4. John Zema will donate one case of 20 gauge Remington gun clubs for each Out-Of-State gun champion in the 12ga., 20ga., 28ga., and 410 bore. Ben Galioto will donate a case of Remington STS 410 for the HOA out-of-state champion. 5. During the next meeting, the officers will examine the current by-laws. Our goal is to modernize and streamline them, thereby making them more useful for our gun clubs as well as our shooters. 6. We are in desperate need of referees for our State Shoot as well as the Garden State Open. We will be reaching out to our membership to see if anyone is interested or knows of someone who would be interested in refereeing.
Motion to adjourn meeting by Ben Galioto and seconded by James Garrett at 8:30 p.m.