December 2019 – Meeting Minutes

The December 2019 meeting of the North Dallas RC Club occurred on December 23 at the Frisco Public Library. President Dave Schaefer called the meeting to order at 7:10 PM.
A motion was made, and seconded, to approve the November meeting minutes as published. Approval
passed unanimously by voice vote.
VISITORS – None
PRESIDENT’S REPORT — Dave Schaefer:
Our application to renew the club’s Gold Leader status is in progress by Dave Cotton.
Dave recognized the officers and members who had made substantial contributions of time and effort to the organization during the year.
Also thanks to Patrick McNamara who is leaving his post as Vice President after four years of service.
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORT — Patrick McNamara:
Patrick reported that the meeting room at the Frisco Library has been reserved for January 22 and
February 26 for those months NDRCC meetings.
SECRETARY’S REPORT — Billy Slater:
I have a quadcopter that was found by our landlord. If this is yours please contact the Secretary through the website contact list.
Electric Safety Reminder. Even a prop, speed control , battery not connected to a receiver can start and injure.
TREASURER’S REPORT — Dave Cotton:
Dave reported the financial condition as of the end of November.
A motion was made, and seconded, to approve the financial reported as presented by Dave Cotton.
Approval passed unanimously by voice vote.
Dave presented and discussed the AMA rules. These were on display during much of the meeting for all to read and review.
MEMBERSHIP REPORT – Bruce Lakatos:
Bruce reports 157 members as of the date of the meeting.
FIELD REPORT — Rodney Mcentire:
Rodney not present.
Field is in great condition

SAFETY REPORT — Charles Schafer:
No incidents reported.
SOUND REPORT – Billy Slater:
No report.
TRAINING – Rich Phillips:
Rich was not present.
RAFFLE –Olga Lawson-Andrews :
A large number of items that were either purchased or donated during 2019 were raffled.
The quarterly prize of a F-16 from Horizon Hobby was raffled.
Olga Lawson-Andrews will be retiring from the raffle and Noah Golly will be taking over in 2020. Thanks
Olga !!
CD REPORTS and EVENTS:
Josh Kleen reports that the float fly is being scheduled in April 2020.
Josh is also working on an indoor flying site.
OLD BUSINESS:
Nominations for NDRCC officers for 2020 were published in the November meeting notes. They
are:
President David Schaefer
Vice President Josh Kleen
Secretary Billy Slater
Treasury Dave Cotton
Field Rodney McEntire
Membership Bruce Lakatos
A motion was made, and seconded, to elect these officers for the 2020 year. Approval passed
unanimously by voice vote.
Appointed Positions are:

Safety Charles Schafer
Sound Billy Slater
Training Rich Phillips
Webmaster Scott Hazard
Raffle Noah Golly

Next month a vote on the noise curfew rule published in the October meeting notes will take place.
NEW BUSINESS:
No new business.
Business portion of the meeting closed at 7:40 PM
SHOW AND TELL:
Dale O’daniel presented his new Spektrum IX20 transmitter. This is Spektrum’s newest Android based
transmitter product with many new features.
Presentation:
None
Program:
Our December Christmas potluck dinner was held. Good food and fellowship.