MINUTES OF THE
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING OF THE
SKEET SHOOTING ASSOCIATION HELD ON AUGUST 21, 2004
THE ARROWHEAD GUN CLUB, VIRGINIA
was called to order by VSSA President, Richard
Club Directors and
Officers Present (23 voting):
(Richard Haynie), Treasurer (Tom Contrucci),
Arlington-Fairfax (Al Takacek), Arrowhead (Ed Ellis), Brookneal (John
Pillow), Brushy Mountain (Ken Hutcherson), Buggs Island (Gil Wayson), Chesapeake
Bay (Mark Scott), Fairfax (Doug
Frazier), Farmville (Dick Singleton*), Fort Lee (Pat
Knutson), Franklin County (Dan Heckman), Fredericksburg (Jeff Pickett), Goodyear
(William Garrett), Halifax County (Tom
Parcell), Lynchburg IWLA/VSSA Vice President (Keith Lovegrove),
New River (Bob Smith), Oceana (John
Daubenschmidt), Page Valley (Joseph Hockersmith*),
Piedmont (Kathy Moscoe), Portsmouth (Tad Fischer), Richmond (James
Stam), Shenandale (Wayne Erskine)
letter naming them attached.
Ray Harding (EC member), Tom
Szelest (EC member), Robert Williams (Chief Referee), Judy Harding,
Clubs (with paid dues) absent:
Run, Horseshoe, Kettlefoot, Northern Virginia,
Quantico, South Anna, Tri-Angle
President Haynie called the meeting
to order at 6:40 p.m.
of the November 2003 meeting were not available for review.
reported that the association was on budget relative to projected revenue and
state shoot expenses.
proposed that the state shoot bid be increase by $0.25 to $5.75. A short discussion
followed the seconding of the motion. It was approved with none opposed. There
was also a proposal to amend the Bylaws to change the date of the State Championship
to Labor Day Weekend. That proposal will be considered at the November business
The State Shoot for 2005 was offered
to Fredericksburg at $5.75 per hundred
targets which was accepted by Jeff Pickett as the Club Director. Jeff also reported
that the Club intended to have at least 4 new skeet fields (maybe as many as 6)
ready to use (for a total of 12) in time for the shoot. The 2005 State Shoot
will be held August 26-28.
next presented the slate of nominees for the offices of Secretary, Treasurer,
Executive Committee (2), and Chief Referee. The Nominating Committee selections
for these positions were:
Secretary: Rebecca Myers
Executive Committee: John
Nunzio Litterio, Jr
Chief Referee: Robert Williams
were no additional nominations from the floor. The nominations were then closed
and votes cast.
Secretary, Treasurer and Chief Referee were elected by voice vote (none opposed).
result of balloting on the Executive Committee nominees were as follows:
- 17 votes, Nunzio Litterio, Jr. – 7 votes, Tom
Szelest – 17 votes.
Haynie announced that the November business meeting would be held at the Richmond
IWLA Club on Sunday, November 14 at 11 a.m.
Pickett made a motion to designate the Richmond IWLA Club as the Association choice
for host of the 2005 Zone II Championship. After a second and some discussion,
the motion carried. (Virginia was
the next state in rotation to host the Zone and it is the responsibility of the
state association to choose a host club.)
a short discussion it was decided to release the perpetual trophies which still
had engraving room to the 2004 champions but retain those (20 gauge bowl and 5
Man Team trophies) which no longer had room for engraving. The possible solutions
of adding pedestals or replacing the filled bowls would be discussed and resolved
at the November business meeting. Whether or not to continue the traditional
of “traveling” trophies will also be a subject for discussion at the November
The meeting was adjourned
at 7:10 p.m.
Secretary, VSSA (elect)
September 28, 2004
14 November 2004