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22 May 2018

OKIAAI Board Minutes 5-17-18

OKIAAI Board

 

Date: 05/17/2018

Time: 12:05 PM

Location: Lake Murray Lodge

Call to order by President:

 

1st Vice President David VanBuskirk made the call to order.

 

Roll Call (Bold Italic = Absent)

 

Jeff VanDolah (Past Pres), Ashley Stephens (Pres), David VanBuskirk (1st VP),

Bill Hollander (2nd VP), Fred Henderson (3rd Yr.), Chris Woodall (3rd yr),

Jim Wilhelm (2nd Yr.), Stan Smith (2nd yr), Billy Magalassi (1st Yr),

Jeremy Robbins (1st Yr), Tommy Scott (Executive Secretary), Neal Moore (Secretary/Treasurer)

Special Guest:

 

Reading and Approval of Minutes:  Motion to forgo reading and approve minutes by Bill Hollander and seconded by Fred Henderson. Status = Approved unanimously

 

New Membership: We have one new member.

 

Treasurer’s Report: Motion to forgo the treasurer’s report made by David VanBuskirk and seconded by Stan Smith. Status = Approved unanimously

 

Committee Reports

Annual Conference:  Open for discussion having the conference at Lake Murray Lodge.  Also discuss speakers for the conference and the topics they will discuss.  Also had a discussion on donuts and coffee.  Motion to have the conference at Lake Murray Lodge made by David VanBuskirk and second by Stan Smith.  Status = Approved unanimously

 

International Conference: David VanBuskirk and Tommy Scott are attending the conference.

 

Merchandise: David VanBuskirk will continue to get hats for the conference.

 

Regional Conferences: None

 

Nominating: None

 

Awards: None

 

Membership: Tommy Scott reported 93 current members.

 

CFI: Nothing to report.

 

Website:  Tommy Scott will continue to update the website.

 

Report from the Executive Secretary: None

 

Report from Secretary/Treasurer: None

 

New Business: Discussed the idea of developing a tested stamp to identify that the course has been tested.

 

Next Meeting:  June 20, 2018

Location: Tulsa Fire Administration Office

Time: 10AM

 

A Motion to Adjourn was made by David VanBuskirk and Seconded by Fred Henderson.

Status = Approved unanimously

Adjourned at: 12:35 PM

02 Mar 2018

OKIAAI Board Minutes 3-1-18

OKIAAI Board
Date: 03/01/2018
Time: 10:37
Location: Stillwater Community Center
Call to order by President:
President Ashley Stephens made the call to order.
Roll Call (Bold Italic = Absent)
Jeff VanDolah (Past Pres), Ashley Stephens (Pres), David VanBuskirk (1st VP),
Bill Hollander (2nd VP), Fred Henderson (3rd Yr.), Chris Woodall (3rd yr),
Jim Wilhelm (2nd Yr.), Stan Smith (2nd yr), Billy Magalassi (1st Yr),
 Jeremy Robbins (1st Yr), Tommy Scott (Executive Secretary), Neal Moore (Secretary/Treasurer)
Special Guest:
Reading and Approval of Minutes:  Motion to forgo reading and approve minutes by Tommy Scott and seconded by David VanBuskirk. Status = Approved unanimously
New Membership: Tommy Scott will contact Heather Stanley to get information about new membership.
Treasurer’s Report: Neal Moore reported balance of $ 18,301.31. A check for $2320.00 will be made as a donation to the Burn Camp.  Motion to approved by Ashley Stephens and seconded by David VanBuskirk.
 
Committee Reports
Annual Conference:  David VanBuskirk has been researching locations in Oklahoma City for the annual conference.  October 24-26 was suggested by David VanBuskirk for the dates of the conference.
International Conference: David VanBuskirk and Bill Hollander has expressed an interest in attending the conference.
 
Merchandise: David VanBuskirk will continue to get hats for the conference.
Regional Conferences: None
 
Nominating:
Awards: Investigator of the Year presented to Jerry Berry- Bartlesville FD
1st Place Accidental Photo-Jonathan Wilk- Norman FD
2nd Place Accidental Photo- Bill Hollander- Bartlesville FD
Honorary Fine Bucket- James Simmons – Oklahoma Fire Marshal
 
Membership: Heather Stanley reported 90 current members at the conference. Tommy Scott will contact Heather about the membership.
CFI: Nothing to report.
 
Website:  Tommy Scott will continue to update the website.
 
Report from the Executive Secretary: None
 
Report from Secretary/Treasurer: None
 
New Business: Chris Woodall advised that Rimkus will be conducting a live burn in April.
Next Meeting:  March 29, 2018
Location: Stillwater Community Center
Time: 10AM
 
A Motion to Adjourn was made by Bill Hollander and Seconded by Chris Woodall.
Status = Approved unanimously
Adjourned at: 11:23 AM
08 Nov 2017

OKIAAI Board Minutes 10-27-17

OKIAAI Board

 

Date: 10/27/2017

Time: 10:33

Location: NSU EVENT CENTER-TALEQUAH

Call to order by President:

 

Motion to destroy ballots by Dan Salts and seconded by Stan Smith.  Status=Approved unanimously.

 

Roll Call (Bold Italic = Absent)

 

Jeff VanDolah (Past Pres),  Ashley Stephens (Pres), David VanBuskirk (1st VP),

Bill Hollander (2nd VP), Fred Henderson (3rd Yr.),  Chris Woodall (3rd yr),

Tommy Scott ( 2nd Yr.),  Stan Smith (2nd yr), Billy Magalassi (1st Yr),

Jeremy Robbins (1st Yr), Heather Stanley (Executive Secretary), Neal Moore (Secretary/Treasurer)

*Chris Woodall was appointed by President Stephens to fill vacant third year position.

Special Guest:  James Simmons

 

Reading and Approval of Minutes:  Motion to forgo reading and approve minutes by Jeff VanDolah and seconded  by Neal Moore. Status = Approved unanimously

 

New Membership: 11

 

Treasurer’s Report: Neal Moore reported balance of $ 18,264.  The conference cost approximately $9000 and we took in approximately $9500 with outstanding invoices.  $1549 was taken in on ticket sales + a $200 donation from EMI.  The profit for burn camp after our $829.94 in prize purchases is $1159.06.  Motion to approve report by Jeff VanDolah and seconded  by Stan Smith. Status = Approved unanimously

Motion to match ticket sales from OKIAAI funds prior to donating to burn camp made by Chris Woodall and seconded by Tommy Scott.  Status= Approved unanimously.  Burn camp donation = $2318.12.

 

Committee Reports

Annual Conference:  Ashley said it was a great conference once the parking issues were resolved. He thanked everyone for their hard work and attendance.

 

Merchandise: David advised the hat sales were good with $425 sold.  The board plans to offer hats again next year.

 

Regional Conferences: None

 

Nominating: Ashley encouraged members to submit photos for next year.

 

Awards: Investigator of the Year presented to Jerry Berry- Bartlesville FD

1st Place Accidental Photo-Jonathan Wilk- Norman FD

2nd Place Accidental Photo- Bill Hollander- Bartlesville FD

Honorary Fine Bucket- James Simmons – Oklahoma Fire Marshal

 

Membership: Heather Stanley reported 90 current members.

 

CFI: Nothing to report.

 

Website:  Heather requested members get with Tommy Scott if they have content ideas.

 

Report from the Executive Secretary: None

 

Report from Secretary/Treasurer: None

 

New Business:

 

Next Meeting:  January 2018

Location: TBA

Time: 10AM

 

A Motion to Adjourn was made by David VanBuskirk and Seconded by Bill Hollander.

Status = Approved unanimously

Adjourned at: 10:43 AM

 

19 Sep 2017

OKIAAI Board Minutes 9-19-17

OKIAAI Board

 

Date: 9/19/2017

Time: 10:20 AM

Location: Tulsa Fire Administration

Call to order by President

 

Roll Call (Bold Italic = Absent)

 

Scott Winford (Past Pres),  Jeff VanDolah (Pres), Ashley Stephens (1st VP),

David VanBuskirk (2nd VP), Chris Woodall (3rd Yr.),  Dan Salts (3rd yr),

Bill Hollander ( 2nd Yr.),  Fred Henderson (2nd yr), Tommy Scott (1st Yr),

Stan Smith (1st Yr), Heather Stanley (Executive Secretary), Neal Moore (Secretary/Treasurer)

 

Special Guest:

 

Reading and Approval of Minutes:  Motion to forgo reading and approve minutes by Tommy Scott and seconded  by Ashley Stephens. Status = Approved unanimously

 

New Membership: none

 

Treasurer’s Report: Neal Moore reported balance of $14,770.92.  Motion to approve report by Bill Hollander and seconded  by Stan Smith. Status = Approved unanimously

 

Committee Reports

Annual Conference: Ashley advised he has blocked rooms at Holiday Inn Express at daily rate of $94/night.  He has reserved the Tahlequah Community Event Center 1041 N. Grand Ave. free of charge. We will set it up with long tables and seating for 130.  Parking on the north side.  Bill will obtain coffee.  Ashley will bring creamer and sugar. Dan will bring water.  We will purchase coffee cups and napkins.  Ashley will get the donuts.  Coolers:  Bill-2, David-2. The agenda has been set. The conference will be in Tahlequah October 25-27, 2017.

Chris will work on a new template for a name tag/membership card combination for this year’s conference. Dan will order supplies.  Heather will purchase laminator.

Chris Woodall and Stan Smith are working to set up a vendor alley. We have several verbal commitments.

He is working with the Cherokee Nation to try to obtain some give-aways.

Burn Camp Raffle: donation from Integrity Fire-Jeff, chairs-David

Ashley will work with CLEET to get the continuing education hours approved. OID approved for 19 hours and OKMCLE for 18 hours.

We’ll meet 2pm on 10/24 at NSU to set up.

Heather will send reminder To Do list to board.

 

Merchandise: Notebooks are black/grey.  Neal has ordered job shirts & flashlights & knives from 5.11.

David will order 3 dozen hats with OKIAAI printed on it to sell for $15 ea.

Grand prizes: Chairs- David, Yeti Roadie-Ashley, Kicker product-Neal.

 

Regional Conferences: None

 

Nominating: We have 2 photo submissions so far.

Awards:. Committee will meet first week of October

 

Membership: Heather Stanley reported 117 current members.

 

CFI: Nothing to report.

 

Website:  Tommy continues to do updates. Conference Agenda  is on the website. Dan VanBuskirk is trying to correct the error with credit card payment conference registrations.

 

Report from the Executive Secretary: None

 

Report from Secretary/Treasurer: None

 

New Business:

 

Next Meeting:  10/24

Location: NSU

Time: 2 pm

 

A Motion to Adjourn was made by David VanBuskirk and Seconded by Bill Hollander.

Status = Approved unanimously

adjourned at: 10:59 AM

31 Aug 2017

OKIAAI Board Minutes 8-30-17

OKIAAI Board

 

Date: 8/30/2017

Time: 10:08 AM

Location: Tulsa Fire Administration

Call to order by President

 

Roll Call (Bold Italic = Absent)

 

Scott Winford (Past Pres),  Jeff VanDolah (Pres), Ashley Stephens (1st VP),

David VanBuskirk (2nd VP), Chris Woodall (3rd Yr.),  Dan Salts (3rd yr),

Bill Hollander ( 2nd Yr.),  Fred Henderson (2nd yr), Tommy Scott (1st Yr),

Stan Smith (1st Yr), Heather Stanley (Executive Secretary), Neal Moore (Secretary/Treasurer)

 

Special Guest:

 

Reading and Approval of Minutes:  Motion to forgo reading and approve minutes by Tommy Scott and seconded  by Chris Woodall. Status = Approved unanimously

 

New Membership: Three

 

Treasurer’s Report: Heather Stanley reported balance of $12,894.04.  Motion to approve report by Bill Hollander and seconded  by Fred Henderson. Status = Approved unanimously

 

Committee Reports

Annual Conference: Ashley advised he has blocked rooms at Holiday Inn Express at daily rate of $94/night.  He has reserved the Tahlequah Community Event Center 1041 N. Grand Ave. free of charge. We will set it up with long tables and seating for 130.  Parking on the north side.  Bill will obtain coffee.  Ashley will bring creamer and sugar. Dan will bring water.  We will purchase coffee cups and napkins.  Ashley will get the donuts.  Coolers:  Bill-2, David-2. The agenda has been set. The conference will be in Tahlequah October 25-27, 2017.

Chris will work on a new template for a name tag/membership card combination for this year’s conference. Dan will send FMAO template.  We will purchase laminator.

Chris Woodall and Stan Smith are working to set up a vendor alley. We have several verbal commitments.

He is working with the Cherokee Nation to try to obtain some give-aways.

Burn Camp Raffle: donation from Integrity Fire-Jeff, fire ring-David, leather gloves-David,

Ashley will work with CLEET to get the continuing education hours approved.

 

Merchandise: Notebooks will be black/grey.  Neal has ordered job shirts & flashlights from 5.11.

David presented the idea of a mesh hat with OKIAAI printed on it to either give away or sell.

Grand prizes: Bench- David, Yeti Roadie-Ashley, Kicker product-Neal.

 

Regional Conferences: None

 

Nominating: Bill is working on IOTY nomination.

Awards:. Two submissions for photography.

 

Membership: Heather Stanley reported 117 current members.

 

CFI: Nothing to report.

 

Website:  Tommy continues to do updates. Conference Agenda  is on the website. Dan VanBuskirk is trying to correct the error with credit card payment conference registrations.

 

Report from the Executive Secretary: None

 

Report from Secretary/Treasurer: None

 

New Business:

 

Next Meeting:  Sept 19, 2017

Location: Tulsa Fire Headquarters

Time: 10 am

 

A Motion to Adjourn was made by Ashley Stephens and Seconded by Bill Hollander.

Status = Approved unanimously

adjourned at: 11:03 AM

 

10 Aug 2017

OKIAAI Board Minutes 7-19-17

OKIAAI Board

 

Date: 7/19/2017

Time: 10:20 AM

Location: Stillwater Community Center

Call to order by 1st Vice President

 

Roll Call (Bold Italic = Absent)

 

Scott Winford (Past Pres),  Jeff VanDolah (Pres), Ashley Stephens (1st VP),

David VanBuskirk (2nd VP), Chris Woodall (3rd Yr.),  Dan Salts (3rd yr),

Bill Hollander ( 2nd Yr.),  Fred Henderson (2nd yr), Tommy Scott (1st Yr),

Stan Smith (1st Yr), Heather Stanley (Executive Secretary), Neal Moore (Secretary/Treasurer)

 

Special Guest:

 

Reading and Approval of Minutes:  Motion to forgo reading and approve minutes by Tommy Scott and seconded  by Stan Smith. Status = Approved unanimously

 

New Membership: None

 

Treasurer’s Report: Neal Moore reported balance of $12,245.87.  Motion to approve report by David VanBuskirk  and seconded  by Tommy Scott. Status = Approved unanimously

 

Committee Reports

Annual Conference: Ashley advised he has blocked rooms at Holiday Inn Express at daily rate of $94/night.  He has reserved the Tahlequah Community Event Center 1041 N. Grand Ave. free of charge but we will have to purchase coffee and any refreshments from them. We will set it up with long tables and seating for 130.  Parking on the north side.  He will get details on coffee, water and donuts and look into lunch options.  He is still looking into the golf course.  The agenda has been set with Steve Linehan, Ashley Stephens, Mark Swafford & Brett Henson, Blair Ward, Curt Collins and Derek Hill presenting. The conference will be in Tahlequah October 25-27, 2017.

Chris will work on a new template for a name tag/membership card combination for this year’s conference.

Chris Woodall and Stan Smith are working to set up a vendor alley.

He is working with the Cherokee Nation to try to obtain some give-aways.

Burn Camp Raffle: suggestions are Yeti cooler, electric smoker, gun, Pelican light

 

Merchandise: Notebooks will be hunter green and grey/white.  Neal will contact 5.11 for give-away options.

David presented the idea of a mesh hat with OKIAAI printed on it to either give away or sell.

Ashley presented the idea of a 1400 lumen flashlight to give away.

 

Regional Conferences: None

 

Nominating: Board will work to obtain nominations for next month’s meeting.

 

Awards:. None

 

Membership: Heather Stanley reported 114 current members

 

CFI: Nothing to report.

 

Website:  Tommy continues to do updates. Conference Agenda  is on the website and Heather will send conference email to members.

 

Report from the Executive Secretary: None

 

Report from Secretary/Treasurer: None

 

New Business: Stan is putting together the application for vendor alley.  Board members get addresses/emails to Stan of potential vendors.

 

Next Meeting:  August 22, 2017

Location: Tulsa Fire Headquarters

Time: 10 am

 

A Motion to Adjourn was made by Scott Winford  and Seconded by Neal Moore.

Status = Approved unanimously

adjourned at: 11:06 AM

 

21 Jun 2017

OKIAAI Board Minutes 6-20-17

  • OKIAAI Board
    Date: 6/20/2017
    Time: 10:12 AM
    Location: Tahlequah Community Event Center
    Call to order by 1st Vice President
    Roll Call (Bold Italic = Absent)
    Scott Winford (Past Pres), Jeff VanDolah (Pres), Ashley Stephens (1st VP), David VanBuskirk (2nd VP), Chris Woodall (3rd Yr.), Dan Salts (3rd yr), Bill Hollander ( 2nd Yr.), Fred Henderson (2nd yr), Tommy Scott (1st Yr), Stan Smith (1st
    Yr), Heather Stanley (Executive Secretary), Neal Moore (Secretary/Treasurer)
    Special Guest: Dean Green, Norman Fire Dept
    Reading and Approval of Minutes: Motion to forgo reading and approve minutes by Tommy
    Scott and seconded
    by Neal Moore. Status = Approved unanimously
    New Membership: None
    Treasurer’s Report: Neal Moore reported balance of $12,245.87. Motion to approve report by
    David VanBuskirk and seconded
    by Tommy Scott. Status = Approved unanimously
    Committee Reports
    Annual Conference: Ashley advised he has blocked rooms at Holiday Inn Express at daily rate of
    $94/night. He has reserved the Tahlequah Community Event Center 1041 N. Grand Ave. free of
    charge but we will have to purchase coffee and any refreshments from them. We will set it up with
    long tables and seating for 130. Parking on the north side. He will get details on coffee, water and
    donuts and look into lunch options. He is still looking into the golf course. Dave Cusadis of
    National Fire Academy is to present (schedule allowing) on the topic of electrical fires with
    possibility of offering R255 certification. Ashley Stephens will present on homemade explosives
    and IEDs with afternoon demo. Blaire Ward of ATF will present Zombie Van Case. The conference
    will be in Tahlequah October 25-27, 2017.
    Chris will work on a new template for a name tag/membership card combination for this year’s
    conference.
    Charles Napp has offered to present at 1 hour class if we need his assistance.
    Chris Woodall and Stan Smith will work to set up a vendor alley.
    Merchandise: Notebooks will be hunter green and grey/white. Neal will contact 5.11 for give-
    away options.
    David presented the idea of a mesh hat with OKIAAI printed on it to either give away or sell.
    Regional Conferences: Arson for Prosecutors class in Tulsa. June 27-29. Presented by ATF. It will
    include a 4 hours class on Forensic Fire Death.
  • Nominating: Board will work to obtain nominations for next month’s meeting.
    Awards:. None
    Membership: Heather Stanley reported 114 current members
    CFI: Nothing to report.
    Website: Tommy continues to do updates. Conference Agenda will be updated in July.
    Report from the Executive Secretary: None
    Report from Secretary/Treasurer: None
    New Business:
    Next Meeting: July 18, 2017
    Location: Stillwater Community Center
    Time: 10 am
    A Motion to Adjourn was made by David VanBuskirk and Seconded by Bill Hollander.
    Status = Approved unanimously
    adjourned at: 11:17 AM