Experimental Aircraft Association, Inc.
MINUTES OF THE
Barry E. Davis
Geoffrey G. Downey
Eileen P. Drake
Audra E. Hoy
Jeffrey Lee Jorgenson
David C. Lau
David R. Pasahow
David P. Prizio
Alan R. Shackleton
The names of the nominees were
published in the May 2009 issue of
Sport Aviation and Sport Pilot magazines as required by the association
Poberezny reviewed the procedures for voting and declared the
polls open, after which time the inspectors will be asked to count the
EAA President Tom Poberezny called
EAA’s annual membership meeting
to order at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday,
August 1, 2009, at the EAA Theater
in the Woods, Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Determination of quorum—
Poberezny called for the determination
of a quorum by asking for a show of
hands to be counted by the inspectors of the election and reported to
the secretary of the meeting, Louis
Andrew. He then called for all proxies being held by any members to
be filed with the secretary of the
called on Louis Andrew to report
on the number of persons present
in person or by proxy, for the purpose of determining a quorum. Mr.
Andrew reported that the following
members were so present: present in
person 31; present by proxy, held by
Thomas Poberezny, Eric Gurley, and
Louis Andrew, 14,376 (subject to reduction for proxies revoked because
the member was present and voted
in person); other proxy held 1, for a
total of 14,408 members. There being only 250 members necessary for
a quorum, Mr. Andrew declared that
a quorum was present.
Notice of the Meeting—Poberezny
called on EAA Secretary Alan Shackleton to present the notice of the meeting that was published in EAA Sport
Aviation and Sport Pilot magazines.
Resolutions for Consideration
RESOLVED, that the reading of the
minutes of the August 2008 annual
membership meeting be waived,
but that such minutes be made
available to anyone present who
might desire to read them.
RESOLVED FURTHER, that such
minutes should be and are hereby
A motion to approve the resolution was made and seconded. The
Poberezny introduced the inspectors of the election: Emory Swinney,
Mary Krapfl, and Wes Schmid. Eight
Class I directors were to be elected.
Ron Scott, chairman of the Nominating Committee, announced the
nominees. Michael Dale withdrew
from the election, leaving:
Poberezny called on Eric Gurley to
present the financial report. Mr.
Gurley reviewed the financial report for the year ending February
28, 2009. An independent accounting firm, Grant Thornton LLP, has
audited the financial statements.
Grant Thornton has expressed an