Annual Meeting Minutes of the Association
May 5, 2017
The annual meeting of NY-SAFE was called to order by President Bob Reed at 6pm
Following the pledge of Allegiance the minutes from the spring meeting were read and a motion by Tom Burns was made to accept
as read seconded by Rich Frasco motion passed
The treasures report was unchanged from the spring meeting so a motion was made Rich Frasco to accept as read the month before
seconded by Tom Burns motion passed.
Presidents report: not much to report since last month. Bob has been updating the web site as people send him stuff and now
has it so even google chrome users can access their areas and update it.
Vice President: no report. Has been attending the joint council meetings
Membership Secretary; see attached
Rich: not much going on. Was going to reach out to
Lillian from Oak hill Durham about taking over his Hudson valley spot but believed she’d be too busy with her fasny
work also but will check with her.
Steve Y: has been asked by Lisa to do a program for the preschoolers at the state chief’s conference in June.
Frank: sent some information to Bob Reed to go on web site about hoarding and the fire service. There is some good information
Tim Thomas: has had surgery to repair shoulder injury
and will be laid up for a bit. Will keep us posted on his progress.
Al: no report sent but will be stepping down.
Past President: Tom and Bob Reineke have new art work for the new application should have them by state chiefs in June.
Joint council agrees that they are having communication problems with each other and are looking to do better moving forward.
Jerry: working on the final pieces of program and will be contacting insurance companies soon. Bob Reed said he would reach
out to state farm and some others. Jerry will reach out to vfis.
Jerry will also get the information to Tom Burns so that he can bring it back to Joint council.
The next joint council meeting will be June 8th and Rick Nemier said he was hoping to attend also.
No old business
New Business None
Good of the order; Tom Burns made a motion that the
president seek a new Canadian liaison for NY SAFE seconded by Tim Boel motion passed. Rick Nemier suggested Bob reach out
to Jason Benn who was attending the conference.
Bob Reed stated that he had a brass trumpet that he will be donating for the raffle and handed out tickets. The drawing will
be in June at State Chiefs.
Election of officers:
Tim Boel made the motion that the secretary cast
one vote for al unopposed offices except the secretary position seconded by Tom Burns motion passed.
Tim Boel made the motion that the President cast
one vote for the position of secretary seconded by Frank Fiato motion passed.
President: Bob Reed
Vice President: Rich Frasco
Membership secretary: Bob Reineke
Treasurer: Rick Nemier
Secretary: Lisa Shellman
West Central Director Jerry Wheeler
Past President Tim Boel gave the oath of office.
Motion to adjourn made by Rick Nemier seconded by Rich Frasco motion passed
Meeting adjourned 6:30 pm.
Lisa Shellman, Secretary NY-SAFE