January 2013 MSR

January 2013 Monthly Status Report

Meeting Minutes

January 27, 2013 called to order 14:30

1) Call to order/Roll call:
Capt. Penelope McFadin
John Gilfillan
Laura Gilfillan
Mark Hayes
Lou McFadin – visiting from USS Paegean in Orlando, FL
Victoria Kramr
Brandon Kramr
Max Triola – arrived later
James Kent – arrived later
Deborah Kent – arrived later
James Muench – Called in his report on the phone

2) Introductions of any new members, visitors, and/or VIPs
Introduced Lou McFadin (visiting from USS Paegean) and Cadets Victoria and Brandon Kramr.

3) Vote of acceptance/rejection of previous meeting minutes
In December we had a party so we will be approving the November minutes.
Minutes approved.

4) Presentation of promotions and/or awards
We have two promotions! John D. Gilfillan promoted to Lieutenant, Marcelo Gallardo promoted to Ensign.

5) Reports of Senior Officers
John Gilifillan’s Ops report
Noah’s ark dinner – success
Planning for Star Trek lotto ticket launch in Dallas.
They are trying to break a record for most people in uniform.
March 30th, 2013.  Wanting to take 8 people in his van.

James Muench Comm Report.
Published Legendary Times and is working on next edition
Set up bank account at ally.com.  Balance $70
Now is Zone 3 Leader

Max Triola OIC/Security report
Has recruited more reservists!
Working on Aerospace courses
Not making the 3rd Brigade muster
More movies!
Mothers day drive at Houston Area Women’s Center in the works
USS TEXAS drive in the near future
More on the way

6) Reports of Junior Officers
Laura Gilfillan reported on the School of Rock Recital at House of Blues.  Will be posting more pictures.

7) STARFLEET International business, news, or votes
The CQ is rapidly being caught up.  The next deadline is 2/1
Ship is planning on a good attendance at IC2013 this year in Dallas.  Three members will have rooms so far.

8) Region 3 business, news, or votes
CCO meeting coming up in 3 days.
Planning to talk to RC about parameters for Summit 2014 bid.

9) USS Zavala business, news, or votes
The Ship dinner at Noah’s Ark was fun.  Next one should be more centrally located. Ops working with Security about another one next month that may coincide with a movie night.
Owlcon is Feb 15-17, there will be an Artemis Tourney.  And… we will be running a LARP on Sunday at 10am there at Sewall Hall.
Newsletter looks great.  Copy online on our website at www.usszavala.org under “legendary times”.
Artemis trial worked well.  Cadet Cameron Kramr hosted the server on his home desktop computer.  Several members buying more licenses.  More exercises being planned.  Games with the USS New Orleans planned soon.  Date to be announced.

10) Old business
Final report about the toy drive:  Toys donated to the Houston Area Women’s Center.  Open all year around.  Very friendly and easy to work with and willing to plan more drives.

11) New business
Ask for ideas.  Captain wants a game day.
More charity.  Think of a list of new charities.

12) Announcement of next meeting
James Muench’s apartment may not be available for a few months since he’s busy with Tax season.  We will be having the next few meetings at Coffee Oasis until further notice.
Next meeting at Coffee Oasis Feb 24, 2013.

13) Adjournment 16:45