May 26, 2017

OKIAAI Board Minutes 5-23-17



Date: 5/23/2017

Time: 10:11 AM

Location: Tulsa Fire Administration

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)


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


New Membership: None


Treasurer’s Report: Neal Moore reported balance of $13,070.87.  Motion to approve report by David VanBuskirk  and seconded  by Chris Woodall. 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 free of charge but we will have to purchase coffee and any refreshments from them. He is still looking into the golf course.  Jeff advised Barry Grimm will present on a topic of our choice.  Dave Cusadis of National Fire Academy is to present on the topic of electrical fires with possibility of offering R255 certification.  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. Ashley is considering a homemade explosives presentation with demo.


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


Regional Conferences: Arson for Prosecutors class in Tulsa. June 27-29. Presented by ATF.


Nominating: None.


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 June.


Report from the Executive Secretary: None


Report from Secretary/Treasurer: None


New Business:


Next Meeting:  June 20 , 2017

Location: Tahlequah Community Center

Time: 10am


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

Status = Approved unanimously

adjourned at: 10:48 AM