at Bass Pro, Columbia, MO
DIRECTORS PRESENT: James Robertson, N.E. Region;
Jerry Bryant, Kansas City Region; Duane Schwent, S.E. Region; Delmar Croka, Central Region; Frank Powers,
N.W. Region and Dennis Boerger, St. Louis Region.
DEPUTY DIECTORS PRESENT: Kenny
Claspille, Central Region; Earl Williamson, Central Region; David Lomax, N.E. Region; Larry Harlan, N.E.
Jim Robertson called the meeting to order.
OLD BUSINESS: Agenda for October 7, 2018 were read by
Dennis Boerger and a motion was made by Frank Powers seconded by Dennis Boerger
to approve as read. It was voted on and
approved by unanimous vote.
Meeting minutes from Board
Meeting of July 7, 2018 were read by Dennis Boerger. A motion to approve as read was made by Frank
Powers, Seconded by Jerry Bryant. Voted
and approved by unanimous vote.
Treasurer’s report was
given by Jerry Bryant. This report was
for the period of June 30, 2018 through September 28, 2018. General fund was $7421.28. Smittybear fund was $2,268.10; The Hunting
like Heather Fund was $498.70. These
last two accounts were combined in one account of $2,766.80.
is a need for speakers at the March Conference.
Suggestions were made for the “Bat Lady” and a land management person
from a private group by Jerry Bryant.
Elk and bear report speaker was discussed.
- Membership (Jerry Bryant)
new members reported, Ken Wallas, K.C. Region and George Laramor, Ozark Region.
Discussion was held concerning life membership being granted to Trent Harley
from N.E. Region (Palmeyer) for his help with our organization. A motion was made by Jerry Bryant and
seconded by Frank Powers, voted on and approved by unanimous vote.
- News Letter (Jim Robertson)
is October 20th, articles are needed by all Regions. Articles must be submitted to Jim Robertson
by the deadline given.
- Awards (Jim Robertson and Bob Mallery)
are in need of instructor names for Conference Awards. Please consider the Instructors in your
- CFM, Conservation Federation of Missouri (Jim
at Inn at the Grand Glaize, Lake of the Ozarks was held on September 12 and 13,
2018. Jerry Bryant and Dennis Boerger attended.
Writing Grant Proposals for Dummies was covered.
- Membership Benefits (Jim Robertson)
gift bags with better gifts are needed for the Conference. We are reaching out to Yeti. New gun raffle will be
10 guns, 500 tickets for March at the conference at Lake Ozarks. Tax form was discussed and is current.
- Website (Jerry
Bryant/ Jim Robertson/ Rob Brandenburg)
are needed from members to update website.
- Gun Drawing (Jim Robertson)
for the March Drawing were gotten at a great deal from a gun shop going out of
business. March drawing will be 9
rifles, shotguns and one crossbow.
results of the October 7, 2018 gun drawing of 5 Henry Lever Action:
to #149 Roma Raylyana
to #123 Scott Bauman
Mag. To #128 Andrew Fritsch
to #159 Roma Raylyana
Mag. To #219 Jerry L. Smith
- State Fair (Kenny Claspille)
new information will be available until the new replacement for Kyle Laramor
has been made. Kyle was promoted to MDC
Unit Chief. Best wishes to him on his
are on hold. We are looking into
renaming our association to get more interest, including opening membership to
bowhunters, fishing volunteers, shotgun, rifle, pistol and black powder
shooters and the public. Missouri
Outdoor Skills Association was suggested.
A suggestion was also made to rewrite Smitty Bear and Huntin’ Like
Heather to Outdoor Skill Fund.
Quarterly meeting will be held on January 19, 2019 at 10:00 am at Bass Pro
Shop, Columbia, MO, with January 26, 2019 as an alternate date for bad weather.
Motion to adjourn the meeting was made by
Frank Powers, seconded by Delmar Croka, and approved by unanimous vote.
Subject to amendment and Board approval.
Respectfully submitted by: