International Plastic Modelers' Society / USA

International Plastic Modelers' Society / USA



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The online voting for the 2021 Executive Board Election is now open at

Biographical information about the Executive Board candidates is online at

If you have any questions or issues, please read the Voting Instructions and/or send email to

Action Items

  • A motion to extend election nomination petition deadline by two weeks made by Secretary Tennant. Seconded by Treasurer Oberholtzer. Motion passed and the deadline has been extended to April 15. Members interested in running for board office must file a nomination petition with signatures by that date.

Old Action Items

  • A consultant has been hired to help with work on updating our operating systems. We're aiming to unveil the new website by the end of the year or early 2021.

Officer/Staff Reports

John Noack, President

  • Nothing to Report.

Phil Peterson, 1st VP

  • Nothing to report

T.J. Misiolek, 2nd Vice President

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  • Dick Christ, President
    • iHobby Expo Contest update
      • club in Cleveland is leading the IPMS presence
    • 50th Anniversary Celebration – inquiry to Aris Pappis regarding progress
  • Steve Collins, 1st Vice President
    • The Reviewer Corps has 91 active reviewers.
    • 237 review items since Nov 1, on pace for about 900 reviews for the year.
    • Special Thanks to Dave Morrissette and Paul Markezich for their work in making the Reviews process successful.
  • Mike Ronnau, 2nd Vice President
    • National Convention Update
      • 2,919 room nights are...

General Activity

  • Discussion regarding the 990 IRS requirements for IPMS were conducted and are continuing.

Dick Christ, President

  • Adjustments in Auto Categories will be rolled out at the Loveland Convention. Rules and Categories will be provided to Loveland within two weeks.
  • The search process for a Chief Judge is ongoing and the new Chief Judge will be announced within two weeks.

Steve Collins, 1st Vice President

  • Not Present
  • A copy of the old IPMS/USA membership flyer that was included in model kits will be updated and sent to the manufacturers who have agreed to include it in their kits.

Mike Ronnau, 2nd Vice President

  • Not Present
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