CITIZENS POLICE ACADEMY ALUMNI ASSOC.

                                     QUARTERLY MEMBERSHIP MEETING MARCH 8 2016

CTO 7:00 P.M. BY PRESIDENT MIKE KUEHN

PRESENT: CPAAA BOD, CHIEF RICKY MIDDLETON, RUTH CAVERLY

26 ATTENDEES

SECRETARY REPORT:   PREVIOUS QUARTERLY MEETING MINUTES CORRECTED TO READ “QUARTERLY” MEETING. 

PRESIDENT REPORT:  MARY ELLEN GARDNER WAS RECOGNIZED FOR PRODUCING THE CPAAA BROCHURE.  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR 2 POSITIONS: MEDIA AND RESEARCH, AUDIT, & COMPLIANCE.  CPAAA HAS PRODUCED AN ADDITIONAL 200 CHILD ID KITS AND 100 ADULT ID KITS FOR DISTRIBUTION. THE CPAAA BROCHURE WILL BE PRINTED SOON FOR USE IN PUBLICITY AND FUNDRAISING PURPOSES. A FUNDRAISER AT CORK & BOTTLE LIQUORS WILL BE APRIL 28 WITH 5% OF SALES THAT DAY DONATED TO THE ASSOCIATION.  WE WILL REGISTER FOR AMAZONSMILE ANOTHER FUNDRAISING SOURCE.  THE NRA GRANT CYCLE FOR 2017 WILL OPEN IN NOVEMBER AND WE WILL INVESTIGATE APPLYING.

VICE-PRESIDENT REPORT:  MARY ELIADES INTRODUCED WEBMASTER NELSON FORD.  BYLAWS, LINKS, ACADEMY APPLICATIONS, AND A PAYPAL FUNCTION WILL BE ADDED.

TREASURER REPORT:  BALANCE ON HAND $2654.15 WITH A BALANCE IN THE PAYPAL ACCOUNT OF $50.00.  INCOME: $4665.00 MEMBERSHIP FEES, $533.58 FUNDRAISING, $260.00 MILO SIMULATOR DONATION.  THE STATE TAX EXEMPTION APPLICATION WILL BE REVIEWED BY THE LEGISLATURE JANUARY, 2017.  A THANK YOU RECEIPT HAS BEEN DEVELOPED FOR DONATIONS.

MEMBERSHIP REPORT:  CURRENTLY 59 PAID MEMBERS AND 16 LIFETIMES.  CPAAA MERCHANDISE IS AVAILABLE FOR SALE AT THIS MEETING.

CHIEF MIDDLETON REPORTED GENEROUS CONTRIBUTIONS AND MERCHANDISE HAVE BEEN RECEIVED.  THE U.S. DEPUTY SHERIFF ASSOC. – 20 HIGH QUALITY SAFETY VESTS AND 20 PROFESSIONAL QUALITY FLASHLIGHTS.  DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION - $1700 TO PURCHASE TOURNIQUET & TRAUMA KITS.  HSV COMMUNITY FOUNDATION GRANT – 12 CPR MASKS AND AN AED.  IKE EISENHAUER INSURANCE – FUNDS TO PURCHASE 500 FLASHING SAFETY LIGHTS.

EVENTS & FUNDRAISING REPORT:  IN JIM PATTON’S ABSENCE MARY MC CULLOUGH GAVE A SHORT PRESENTATION ON THE MILO RANGE SIMULATOR.  CHIEF MIDDLETON ANSWERED QUESTIONS FROM THE AUDIENCE REGARDING ITS’ USE AS A TRAINING TOOL AND POSSIBLE VILLAGE AMENITY.

VOLUNTEER CHAIR REPORT:   RUTH CAVERLY WILL COORDINATE VOLUNTEERS FOR A MARCH 19 EASTER EGG HUNT AT CORTEZ PAVILLION.  THERE WILL BE AN INFORMATION TABLE FOR CPAAA AND PRIZES.  VOLUNTEERS WILL PROVIDE NECKLACES, BLINKY LIGHTS, AND SUPPORT FOR THE PD AT JULY 4 EVENTS.

NEW BUSINESS:  BRUCE CAVERLY ANNOUNCED AN OPEN HOUSE APRIL 7 FROM 3-6 P.M. AT JOHN HOLLANDSWORTH’S RENOVATED CLASSIC CAR GARAGE.  IT WILL BE HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH ARKANSASGIVES CHARITY DAY TO RAISE FUNDS FOR LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS.  FOUR CHARITIES FROM THE AREA INCLUDING CPAAA WILL SOLICIT PLEDGES AND ON-LINE  DONATIONS THAT DAY AND WILL SHARE THE TOTAL PROFITS. WE WILL HAVE AN INFORMATION TABLE AVAILABLE DURING THE OPEN HOUSE.

CHIEF MIDDLETON HAS 9 APPLICATIONS FOR THE NEXT ACADEMY STARTING APRIL 12, 2016.

THE NEXT QUARTERLY MEETING IS JUNE 7, 2016 WITH GUEST SPEAKER KEN CASADY SALINE COUNTY PROSECUTOR SCHEDULED.

MEETING ADJOURNED 8:30 P.M.

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED

MARY MC CULLOUGH SECRETARY