Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Council of Administration Meeting
November 20, 1994
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Members Present; Commander-in-Chief Keith G. Harrison, Senior Vice Commander-in-Chief David R Medert Junior Vice Commander-in-Chief Alan R, Loomis, National Secretary David F. Wallace, National Treasurer Richard D. Orr, Council Member Allen W, Moore PCinC, Council Member Peter A. Dixon, Council Member Andrew M. Johnson, Council Member Robert E_ Grim, National Counselor James H. Pahl, Esq., National Quartermaster Elmer F. Atkinson PCinC, and Washington Representative Richard C. SchIenker PCinC.

Other Brothers Present: Charles W, Corfman PCinC, Richard Greenwalt PCinC, Clark W. Mellor PCinC, Member-at-Large Coordinator L. Dean Lamphere, Jr., Clyde H. Hayner Maryland Department Commander, and Ivan Frantz, Sr., PDC.

The meeting was called to order by Commander-in-Chief Harrison at 7:40 a.m.

Brother Schlenker offered the invocation.

It was moved and supported that the minutes of the August 11, 1994 Council of Administration meeting be approved as distributed to the members by mail; motion passed.

It was moved and supported that the minutes of the August 14, 1994 Council of Administration meeting be approved as distributed to the members by mail; motion passed.

It was moved and supported that the minutes of the September 17, 1994 Council of Administration meeting be approved as distributed to the members by mail; motion passed.

Commander-in-Chief Harrison gave a brief background regarding the status of the Banner and his desire to update the system for publication.

It was moved and seconded that the Editor of the Banner be instructed to prepare and publish the post-National Encampment issue of the Banner by December 1, 1994 and to prepare and publish the Winter issue of the Banner by January 31, 1995. In the event that the Editor of the Banner tails to publish on either date, the Commander is authorized to immediately remove the Editor of the Banner and 2) that the Commander-in-Chief seek bids for the commercial production of the Banner; motion passed.

The National Secretary was instructed to contact the Banner Editor by certified mail regarding the motion.

It was moved and supported that a Subcommittee of the Council of Administration be formed to solicit interest among the membership for interest as "Managing Editor" of the Banner, to report to the Commander-ire-Chief by December 31, 1994; motion passed. Commander-in-Chief Harrison appointed David R. Medert, Richard D. Off, Alan R. Loomis, and David F. Wallace as members of the Subcommittee.

It was the Resolution of the Sense of the Body that the Council of Administration acknowledges that the National Secretary is only to custody of the Seal and copies of the Charter and Articles of Incorporation of the Order, the originals being held in the Public Law Division of the National Archives.

Officer Reports:

Communications:

The next meeting of the Council of Administration is scheduled for March 1995 in Columbus, Ohio.

The meeting adjourned at 12:10 p.m.

Respectfully submitted in F., C. and L.,
David F. Wallace
National Secretary


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