AUSA EXCO Minutes 



SUBJECT:  Minutes, Executive Committee (EXCO) Meeting, 12 May 2011

The North Texas Chapter of AUSA EXCO convened at 1130 hrs, 12 May 2011 at The Keg restaurant in Las Colinas.         

Present:           JP Hogan, President
                           Wes Geary, State President
                           Bill Jimenez, Past President
                           Matthew Raskiewicz, Corporate VP
                           John Y. Baker, Webmaster
                           Morris Paulk, Treasurer
                           Woody Alexander, Secretary
                           Fletcher Aleong, Educational Activities
                           Mario Gutierrez, Veterans Coordinator
                           Howard Hazlett, Retiree Affairs

Not Present:    Jim Blunk, JROTC Coordinator
                           Rich Kaniss, VP- Fund raising
                           Kermit Gable, 1st VP
                          TL Holden, Advisory Committee Chairman
                          Larry Thompson, VP/Programs         

Visitors:           George Nelson


The following topics were covered:

Collin County Essay Contest

Fletcher gave an update on the competition coming up on Saturday.  He will be purchasing the US Savings Bond given as prizes.

Chapter Operating Plan

JP will send out a final for approval.  Deadline is end of June, as the new operating year starts on 1 July.

Update of Golf Classic Planning

Rich hosted a table at Brookhaven’s Open House and met with the golf pro’s.

Military Symposium

JP received a thank you note from GEN Joseph Dunford, the speaker and Asst Commandant of USMC.

Corporate Membership Drive

Matt will lead our representation at Plano COSTCO locations over the next two weekends.  The goal is to add many smaller companies to our membership to help spread the word about our missions.

Monthly Financial Reports

Morris handed out the monthly reports:  $9600 in operating accounts and $2400 in golf account


JP delivered commissioning addresses at TCU and UNT.  He remarked on the growth in the Denton cadet strength over recent years.

Hosting Regional Meeting

 Discussed planning committee results (see separate minutes) and funding information received from Alamo Chapter.

Family Readiness Unit Support

We discussed supporting both USAR and ARNG units for family Yellow Ribbon Days.

Next Meeting

The next General Membership Meeting will be held on Thursday, 9 June at 1830 hours at Canyon Creek Country Club in Richardson.  We will celebrate the Army Birthday and Collin County Judge Keith Self will be our speaker. 


The Committee adjourned at 1300 hours.


Woody Alexander