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2018 UMRA Board Meeting 3 - General Meeting

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Reported By: Nicholas Cress
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City: Fargo
State/Province: ND
Number In Attendance: 6
Meeting Date: 4/7/2018
Meeting Type: Business
Educational Program Subject: 2018 UMRA Board Meeting 3 - General Meeting
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Third Meeting 3:00 PM

Roll Call
Mike Toman
Russ Lindback Michael Zerr, CMS

Sam Cress, CM Brian Metzger, CM Rolf Blom, CMS

Reading of minutes from this mornings Meeting.
Motion to Approve 1st Michael Zerr, CMS 2nd Russ Lindback.

Treasurers Report
Current Balance $ 2554.36

We are working with St Paul Police Dept. to report Fraud issue that occurred. More details in prior meeting minutes.

Motion to approve report 1st Nicholas Cress, CMS 2nd Russ Lindback Old Business

At this time no candidate for sergeant at arms has been found due to this the seat will remain open until next year.

Site Selection Pending Final Fargo ND April 5-7 2019 at West Fargo Element Hotel and Tru Blue Club.

E Post Card will be filed after 4/30/18 as the IRS has this as the end of the year. New Business

Present Bills for Payment
Bill from Mike Kempel for the past presidents plaques $ 252.66

Motion to Approve and pay bills after checking account issue has been corrected. 1st Mike Toman 2nd Russ Linback

Proposed By-law change: Article V Section 2,
Adjust UMRA Board to the following positions
1 Year Term President, Secretary, Sergeant At Arms, 3 Year Term Treasurer First Reading

Proposed By-Law Change: Mission Statement Section 3
Currently: To develop an environment that encourages participation in the development and decision making processes. This environment shall also create a sense of ownership within each member of this Society.

Change To: To encourage better service through knowledge, by providing education sessions, and opportunities for recognition to members of the HVAC and Refrigeration Industry..

First Reading
Proposed By-Law Change: Vision Statement Section 2
Currently: To be the definitive industry leader in all segments of the HVACR industry by providing superior educational training.

Change To: To be a source of dignity and professionalism to members of the HVAC/R Industry. First Reading

Motion to adjourn 3:59 pm

1st Nicholas Cress, CMS

Michael Zerr, CMS Russ Lindback
Mike Toman Nicholas Cress, CMS Chris Daily CM Andrew Johnson

2nd Russ Linback

Submitted by
Nicholas Cress, CMS
Filling in for Absent UMRA Secretary

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