IPMS LogoInternational Plastic Modelers' Society / USA

IPMS LogoInternational Plastic Modelers' Society / USA

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Old Business

  • None.

New Business

  • Election results. Ron Bell has been elected president effective Nov. 1, 2015. Other officers will include 1VP David Morrissette, 2VP Mike VanSchoonhoven, Secretary Dennis Tennant and Historian/Director of Publications Jim Pearsall.
  • Let's look into the advertising rates in the Journal. We have never increased our ad rates and, in light of the rates charged by competitors, it might be time to increase ours. Jim Pearsall will look into this and research the ad rates of comparable publications and report back to the board.
  • We continue to look for less expensive alternatives to our current Make N Take supplier (Revell). Jim Brooks is...
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Old Business

  • Make and take developments (discussed in DLC's section below).

New Business

  • Dick Christ: We need to start working on next year's budget. We need projected costs
    from everyone. We need to start the process and I would like to have it completed when the new administration starts on November 1.

Officer/Staff Reports

Dick Christ, President

  • No new items to report.

David Morrissette, 1st VP

  • Late reviews as 60 and declining. This is normal for the summer months.
  • The Manufacturers' Dinner was held during Convention week and went well with Eduard, Revell, Werner Wings, Academy, Yellow Wings, Detail and Scale, Kittyhawk and Aires...
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Officer/Staff Reports

The annual Business Meeting began promptly at 9 a.m. President Dick Christ convened the meeting and .

Pres. Christ...

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Officer/Staff Reports

Dick Christ, President

  • No new items to report.

David Morrissette, 1st VP

  • There have been 419 new reviews posted through the end of May.
  • The Manufacturers' Dinner at the convention has been arranged and invites have been sent.
  • There are sixty late reviews in the system.

Ron Bell, 2nd Vice President

  • The convention numbers update:
    • 350 Pre-registrants
    • 170 Banquet tickets sold
    • 83 Signed up for the AFM tour
    • 59 Dinner at Schmidt's restaurant
    • 160 Convention shirts sold so far
  • Las Vegas dropped out of bidding for 2016, leaving Omaha and Phoenix. I have...
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Old Business

  • Ad Manager position still unfilled. Jim Pearsall hoping to find a candidate by the convention. If not Jim will do the job until he can find a worthy candidate.

New Business

  • None.

Officer/Staff Reports

Dick Christ, President

  • No new items to report.

David Morrissette, 1st VP

  • The Convention Manufacturers dinner has been set up. So far, a half dozen or so manufacturers have responded that they'll attend.
    Late reviews are at 65.
  • I have received a test shot of HK Models new 1:32 Mosquito....
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