Minutes > December 16, 2009 Board Meeting Minutes

December 16, 2009


            The previously scheduled Board of Directors Meeting and Christmas Party was held on the above date at the Barnard Firemen’s Exempt Club located at 360 Maiden Lane, Greece NY.

The Meeting was called to order by the Association President, Ms. Diana Pfersick RNC.at 8:30 Pm following a social hour.


The assembly was led in the Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag by the Sgt.-At-Arms, Mr. T. D’Ambra and the Opening Prayer for Guidance was offered by the Association Chaplain, Mr. R. Pfersick.


The assembly then adjourned for dinner which was a wonderful Buffet Dinner prepared by the Barnard Party House Staff. The bill of fare consisted of Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Baked Ziti, Roast Pork, Salad and Ice Cream Sundaes. All in all it was a 1st Class offering and out thanks go to Barnard for their efforts.


Following dinner the attending guests were introduced and their presence was acknowledged by a round of applause.


With the taking of the roll, it was determined that a quorum existed to conduct any business brought to the floor by the attendees.


The minutes of the previous meeting were approved on a motion called for by the Chair, Ms. Diana Pfersick RNC. 1st by Mr. G. Klingenberger. 2nd by Mr. L. Hicks.

The motion passed by voice acclimation. There were no additions or corrections noted. The vote had no dissenting votes.


The Chair then announced that only essential business would be entertained at this time as it was a party.


There was a motion called for to set aside a page in the next minutes in honor of Mr. Gerald Hendrickson who passed away recently after a long period of illness.

1st by Mr. W. Nichols. 2nd by Mr. G. Klingenberger. The motion was passed by voice acclimation. There were no dissenting votes cast... the motion stood.


The next meeting of the WNYVFA is on Jan. 10, 2010 in Shawnee NY. Meeting start time is reported to be 2:00 PM.


The next meeting of the NCNYVFA is scheduled for Jan. 10, 2010 I Elbridge NY. The starting time is reported to be 2:00 PM.


By Mr. D. Sweet.

There will be a FASNY Outreach program on March 20, 2010 at a venue to be announced at a later date.

The topic is a very important one………Consolidations.

The hoped for location of this event is the Combined Training Center, 1190 Scottsville Road Rochester NY.


By Mr. W. Nichols.

The bills are to be paid. The financial situation is good and there are no items that must be discussed this evening.


There was a motion advanced by the Chair to adjourn the business meeting of the Association. 1st by Mr. G. Klingenberger. 2nd by Mr. R. Diehl

The motion was passed by voice acclimation. There were no dissenting votes cast.


Ms. Patricia Fox thanked the Association for the tribute to her late husband, Mr. Donald Fox.


By Mr. W. Nichols.

There will be a benefit dinner held for Don Davis on January 17, 2010 at the Barnard Exempts Club. The time reported is from noon to 6:00 PM.

Contact Mr. William Nichols for tickets.


Time of adjournment……….8:20 PM



Respectfully Submitted,



J. K. Walsh

Sec. /MCVFA (Inc.)