N.E.J.V.-MINUTES OF LAST MEETING

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MINUTES of the NEVA Meeting
held April 20, 1997
at the Winchester Police Department
Community Meeting Room,
Winchester, Massachusetts


ATTENDING

Carl Gurtman, Dave Martucci, Robert Wheelock, Whitney Smith, Jim Croft, Ryan Cooper, John Ayer, Tom Hale, Bob Koeller and Greg Gonzales

REFRESHMENTS

Juice and cookies were offered by Dave Martucci.

CALL TO ORDER

Meeting was called to order at 1:08 p.m. by President Carl Gurtman.

MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING

Minutes of the 12/8/96 meeting were accepted as written.

TREASURER'S REPORT

Treasurer reported there was $224.30 in hand on 12/8/96; income since was $120.00 (dues); expenses were $196.17 (postage & printing); leaving a balance as of 4/20/97 of $148.13. Treasurer's report was accepted by vote.

SECRETARY'S REPORT

The Secretary handed out an updated membership list. Current membership stands at 29 members.

OLD BUSINESS

In honor of his service to the organization as our first president, Lynn Knights was voted in unanimously as a lifetime member.

18ICV Discussion

A discussion of the proposal to co-host the 18ICV with NAVA was held. Many points were discussed.

The steering committee will meet May 18, 1 p.m. at the WInchester Police Dept.

FIAV

Joining FIAV was postponed to the Boston meeting in 1999.

MEMBERS ACTIVITIES

It was decided to go around the table with a brief explanation of some new vexi tidbit from each attendee: Carl also mentioned a yellow cross on white flag he had seen that morning on a Catholic Church in Kittery, Maine. He is going to look into it further.

Dave Martucci showed some of the illustrations he got from the Flags of the World email list on his computer.

PRESENTATION

Jim Croft presented Canadian Civic Flags.

NEXT MEETING

Sunday, November 2, 1997 in Northampton, Massachusetts. Jim Croft will present the second half of the Canadian Civic Flags (motifs) at that meeting.

ADJOURNMENT

4:30 p.m., following which the members visited the Flag Research Center.

Respectfully submitted,

Dave Martucci

Secretary/Treasurer


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