1-26 ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING
– July 7, 2003
Meeting called to order at 11:15
a.m. at Caesar Creek Soaring Club, Waynesville, Ohio by President Bill
Minutes of the 2002 Annual
Meeting were read by Secretary Bob Hurni, corrected, and approved.
Financial Report was presented
by Treasurer Hurni. Total assets of the Association as presented by Hurni,
including trust funds, are approximately $45,000. A breakdown shows General
Fund assets of $11,000, Cruce Trust assets of $2000, and Life Trust assets of
Educational Committee (Soaring
Museum Project) reported on by Vickland:
is currently in limbo as management at the museum has recently changed. The
cost of 4 plaques being created by the museum is estimated at $1600. The
(2) 1-26 Honor Roll
(3) 1-26 Champions
(4) Claybourn Trophy
Championships Site Selection
2004 - Texas Soaring Association. Midlothian, Texas
2005 – Albuquerque Soaring Club, Moriarty, NM
2006 – Oklahoma City (tentative)
Del Blomquist reported on the
west with special emphasis on the success of Goal Strike XI. He reported that
Parowan Safari was scheduled for late July or August. He also reported on the
activities of Doug Levy in his support of the On Line cross-country
Marvin Willis gave a Central
Division report, which included recognition of the record flight attempts by
the Shaw’s in Hobbs and an invitation on behalf of Contest Director Norm Miller
to attend the 2004 Championships in Midlothian.
Kevin Anderson’s Eastern
Division report included the possibility of a wave camp at Petersburg in
October and a Labor Day invitation from Bermuda High. There was also mention of
a wave camp in North Caroling being promoted by Jay Campbell.
Blairstown (Ron Schwartz)
indicated that flying activity had been almost totally stifled by weather so
far in 2003.
Bob Root reported that 8 1-26’s
from Caesar Creek had attended a Ridge Soaring event. This is 29th
year in a row that Caesar Creek has participated in this encampment.
Kevin Ford, Records Chairman,
gave a records report.
Vickland gave a Sweepstakes
report with special accolades for Mitch “The Sheriff” Hudson. The interest in
this program can only mean good things in the future.
Vickland reported on the Sport
Canopy project, which many are participating in. He indicated the cost for each
installation is expected to be in the $475 range. He also reported that he is
liquidating his parts inventory. He has a person in Virginia who is able to
rebuild a 1-26 wing for approximately $1000.
Moving to nominations for
officers for 2004 the following nominations were received at the meeting.
President: Bill Vickland
East Vice President: Kevin
Central Vice President: Norm Miller
West Vice President: Bob Speilman
(After the meeting the
nomination of Lisa Sergent for the position of Secretary/Treasurer was
Meeting adjourned at 12:34 p.m.