Minutes > October 15, 2014 Board of Directors Meeting




Monroe County Volunteer Firemen’s Association

Board of Directors Workshop Meeting Minutes


October 15, 2014

The meeting was called to order at 7:03PM by President Louie Leone.

The Pledge of Allegiance was followed by an opening prayer led by Chaplain Royer Pfersick.             

Members present were Royer Pfersick,  Alan Way, Larry Ritz, Gary Boccacci, Bob Chichester, Clarence Spohr, Richard Diehl, David Sweet, Dale Nesbitt, Louie Leone, Bill Nichols, and Diana Pfersick .

Excused were Glenn Klingenberger and Gordy Burris.

A motion approve the minutes of the  September 24th Board meeting was made by Al Way, seconded by Dick Diehl and carried.

Report from the Secretary

A thank you was received from the Wounded Warrior Fund.


Treasurer’s Report

Bill Nichols sent the report via email.


Committee Reports

A motion was made by Al Way to hold all reports that can wait until next week’s quarterly meeting.  This was seconded by Bob Chichester and carried.



It was noted by Secretary Diana Pfersick that there are vacancies in Battalion Directorships.


Steering Committee

Dave Sweet requested permission to make copies of promotional flyers for FASNY BOD candidate, Diana Pfersick.  A motion was made by Dick Diehl, seconded by Bob Chichester and carried to approve printing.


Topics Committee

No report





Dave Sweet reported that FASNY Secretary Mike Whelen has been hospitalized.



Dave Sweet noted that the Northern Central Banquet is the 25th.




County Fire Police

Bob Chichester stated that the next meeting will be November 6th at the PSTF.


Firemen’s Home

Al Way reported the population at the home is 70.


State Fire Police

Al Way noted that the last meeting was in Athens. The convention will be in May in Watertown..








Louie Leone discussed only holding a workshop meeting if there was business to work on.


1st Vice President and 2nd Vice President

No report






Dick Diehl presented the budget for 2015-2016.  Explanations were given for changes from previous budget.  A motion was made by Dale Nesbitt, seconded by Bob Chischester and carried to approve the budget for presentation to the general membership at the quarterly meeting.



Bill Nichols reviewed the bills that have been received. A motion was made by Dick Diehl, seconded by Al Way and carried to pay the bills as presented.


Sick and Distressed

A card will be sent to Mike Whelen.


Good of Organization

A discussion was started by Al Way regarding having cards made up with our new logo. A motion was made by Al Way, seconded by Dale Nesbitt to have Louie Leone get cards made up for MCVFA.


Next Meeting of the BOD is November 26th.


Next Quarterly Meeting of the Organization is October 23rd at Barnard Exempts.



After a closing prayer by Chaplain Royer Pfersick, the meeting was adjourned at 8:42 PM.


Respectfully submitted,


Diana Pfersick