5/8/19: General Meeting
Call to order at 1814 (6:14pm).
1. Opening Ceremony
2. Roll Call
3. Quorum – IS PRESENT
4. Intro of Guests – None
5. Previous Meeting Minutes – MOTION ACCEPTED AND AGREED TO
6. Commander’s Report – Brought in over $15K in donations. Even coming up – Walk for the Fallen coming up May 27th. IF WE RAISE $10K WE HAVE AN ANONYMOUS DONER WHO WILL MATCH THAT NUMBER FOR THE FOUNDATION!
a. 501c3 has been continue to grow with Board and membership support
7. Adjutant: Correspondence/Announcements/ Vote on New Members
a. Joan Shizuru – Marines
b. Justin Siegal – Marines
c. Benjamin Millard – Navy
d. Jesse Orebaugh – Navy
e. Michael Howell – UNK
f. Philip Giacinti – Marines
g. Keoky DeLaPena – Navy
h. Sarah DeLaPena - Navy
i. Wendi Mayhugh – Navy
j. James Woomer – Navy
k. Jeffrey J - Navy
l. MEMBERSHIP AWARDS – RECRUITED 3 OR MORE NEW MEMBERS
8. Officers Reports:
a. Finance (Not present, information from Rolf Bar Manager) – Had a record of over $40K of revenue in March. Exceeding $400K on an annual basis. We have come from $136 in the treasury five or so years ago to NOW!
b. 1st Vice Commander – Sat on Veterans’ Advisory Counsel for District 79. The Guidestar Profile for the Post and Foundation and are in the top 2% on the site. As of tonight, the foundation is active and live in over 230 partner sites for fundraising!
c. 2nd Vice Commander – TBD
d. 501c3 Foundation – ENTIRELY SEPARATE BOARD, ACCOUNTS, ETC from Post 416. Expect to raise a couple of million dollars to help with remodeling and an endowment fund for the community.
9. COMMITTEE REPORTS
a. BASEBALL – Next year we expect to have 20 – 30 teams next year.
a.ii.1. Granite Hills
a.ii.2. La Jolla Country Day
10. Unfinished Business
a. Update donation button on website which was Save our Legion – 12:30pm on Saturday the 11th of May to look at changing that AND being able to port over funds from the prior account to the Foundation. Non-profit Atty is looking into feasibility of doing so.
b. New Design of building is coming together
11. Good of the Legion
a. MEMORIAL DAY – Walk For the Fallen – Could become a HUGE annual fundraiser. Can walk at the event OR virtually (sign up online and a member will walk on another’s behalf).
b. Cooking Oil giveaway in Oceanside– It was good event and gave Post 416 recognition. GAVE AWAY 220 gallons. Have 400 left.
c. MOTION TO VOTE FOR PLANS FOR NEW BUILDING –
d. Working currently on replacing AGED/RUSTED container with new Tuff Shed to help with storage and refridgeration
12. ELECTION RESULTS
a. Maria Kosiek – States posting on Facebook by Commander is illegal.
a.ii.1. MOTION SECONDED – DISCUSSION
a.ii.1.a. Ed Grimsley – helped write By Laws and did not think there was a violation of By Laws.
a.ii.1.b. VOTE DECISION:
· Closing Ceremony
Members in Attendance:
Commander: Matthew Shillingburg Adjutant: Scott Marquette
1st Vice Commander: Kerry Cortinas Finance Officer: not present
2nd Vice Commander: TBD Chaplin: Tim Cronin
Sergeant at Arms: Tracy “Milo” Dalton (BALLOT CTR) Jr Past Commander: not present
Don Tennille Steve Scholfield Peter Rolf Ohnstad
Terry Kaltenbach (BC) Richard Ogg Alan Lerchbacker
Arnold Fernandes Troy Van Wyhe Kiernan Murphy (Ballot Counter)
George Sousa Dennis DeLillo Sam Johnson
Thank you to all those in attendance for your presence and for your continued support.
Adjourn at 1940 (7:40 pm). Scott Marquette, Adjutant