Below are the meeting minutes from the USS Towers Association Meeting held during the 2000 Reunion. These minutes include a list of the new officers for the association, a list of those on the 2001 reunion planning committee, a decission on dues, a newletter, and a list of action items.
Towers Association Meeting Minutes
9/28/00 8:19:52 AM
31 in attendance
Keep it Simple!!
What about a reunion next year?
Seattle (costly, average hotel cost could be $150 in Seattle itself). Sept was discussed as a possible date). Possible submarine base tour (bangor) (shift the colors on the ferry?) Silverdale / Tacomma as a better possibility for easier travel to tour sites. 40th anniversary of the Towers commissioning . SEATTLE: Motion made and carried by the majority.
Late September suggested. 4th week of September 2001. Motion made and carried by the majority. (try to overlap a weekend)
Steering Committee for the 2001:
Steering Comittee: Ron Floyd , Bud Davis, Gary McQuire, Jerry Douthit, Jim Numan , Ron Lowe, Luther Davis, Bud Davis (Chairman).
Hopeful: Dallam Bailey
Payment for the 2001 reunion?
How do we keep from "holding the bag" on room reservations, tours, etc..
Need to ask folk to pay in advance. TBD by the 2001 Steering Committee
How to do?
Different levels of membership? Perhaps sometime in the future
$10 yearly dues Motion made and carried by the majority. No money collected until account is set up. Jack Metcalf has the money from last year, which can be used to set up the account.
President: Ray Wong Motion made and carried by the majority.
XO: Rick Junge. Motion made and carried by the majority
Secretary: Dennis Brantly Motion made and carried by the majority
Chief Master of Arms : Roger Ball Motion made and carried by the majority
Treasurer Calvin Beech Motion made and carried by the majority
Chaplain Bud Davis Motion made and carried by the majority
Dennis Brantly, Luther Davis, Quarterly publication. Luther to print, fold, mail. Dennis to supply original. Send out email to those that have a computer, hardcopy to others.
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