Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Council of Administration Meeting
August 14, 1994
Lansing, Michigan

Members Present: Commander-In-Chief Keith G. Harrison, Senior Vice Commander-In-Chief David R. Medert, Junior Vice Commander-In-Chief Allen R. Loomis, Council Member Peter A. Dixon, Council Member Robert E. Grim, Council Member PCinC Allen W. Moore, National Treasurer Richard D. Orr, National Secretary David F. Wallace.

Members Absent: Council Member Andrew M. Johnson.

Other Brothers Present: National Quartermaster PCinC Elmer F. Atkinson, PCinC Charles Corfman, Banner Editor Russell C. Gregory, National Member-At-Large Coordinator L. Dean Lamphere, Jr., Chief of Staff PCinC Clark W. Mellor, National Counselor James B. Pahl, J. Douglas Park, PCinC Joseph S. Rippey, and PCinC Richard C. Schlenker.

The meeting was called to order by Commander-In-Chief Keith G. Harrison at 1:30 p.m.

Brother Schlenker offered the opening prayer.

It was moved and supported that Brother Joseph S. Rippey, PCinC, be appointed as the Council of Administration Senior Member EMERITUS; motion passed.

Officer Reports:

It was the resolution of the sense of the body that the Commander-in-Chief appoint Brother James T. Lyons as an Assistant National Secretary to transcribe two past encampment proceedings, in a format specified by the Commander-in-Chief, by the end of the next quarter.

It was the resolution of the sense of the body that if the appointed Assistant National Secretary is unable to complete the transcription of two past encampment proceedings in the designated time frame, that the Commander-in-Chief immediately seek and assign to volunteers one past year's proceedings to be transcribed in a format specified by the Commander-in-Chief.

New Business:

After a review and discussion of costs it was moved and supported (Wallace/Dixon) to raise the basic subscription rate of the Banner from $4.00 per year to $6.00 per year; motion passed.

It was moved and supported (Wallace/Dixon) that the Banner editor be authorized to begin a subscription drive to sell introductory subscriptions at $4.00 for one year with renewals at the $6.00 level. The Banner editor will present an update to the Council of Administration at its next scheduled meeting; motion passed.

After a discussion regarding the Turner Publishing project it was moved and supported (Atkinson/Dixon) that a separate mailer explaining the project with no return address be sent to the membership; motion passed.

Next Council of Administration meeting is scheduled for Sunday, November 20, 1994, at 7:30 a.m., Ramada Inn, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This will be a breakfast meeting and is scheduled to conclude by 10:30 a.m.

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

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