POAN BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
JANUARY 21, 2016
NEBRASKA LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING CENTER
GRAND ISLAND, NEBRASKA
PRESENT: Mark Hogue, Shane Wimer, Ryan Dummer, Brandon Lorenson, Steve Scott, Brian Jackson, Dennis Wagner, Jim Peschong and Bill Larsen.
ABSENT: Ike Brown and Rich Hoaglund.
1. Call to Order: President Hogue called the meeting to order at 1340 hours.
2. Approval of Minutes: Minutes from the October 4, 2015 and October 7, 2015 meetings were presented. Jim Peschong made a motion to approve the minutes. Shane Wimer provided a second. Motion was approved by voice vote.
3. Secretary/Treasurer report: Treasurer's report was presented. Brian Jackson made a motion to accept the report. Ryan Dummer provided a second. Motion was approved by voice vote.
6. Old Business:
1. Membership Recruitment: President Hogue discussed options. Discussion occurred regarding having Michelle update the website.
2. Fundraising Ideas: Discussion occurred regarding the following:
B. Scholarships/gun option, discuss at next meeting.
C. Raise Dues.
D. Provide some type of service:
1) Security at State Fair, or some other event.
2) Cards for discounts.
3) Car Washes.
3. Old Blue Binders: Discussion occurred about donating them to the NLETC, including a membership application and advertising them on Facebook page.
7. New Business:
1. Conference Planner: President Hogue reported that a five year contract has been signed with Advanced Associate Management, in Milford. They have been working with the Conference Committee on the 2016 Annual Conference.
2. Committee Assignments: President Hogue handed out Committee Assignments for the upcoming year. (See Handout)
3. Facebook Page: Discussion was about finding articles or other information to post.
4. Nebraska Law Enforcement Memorial: Bill Larsen provided information regarding the upcoming ceremony. May 9, 2016 at 1000 hours and changes made at the site.
5. Legislative Bills: Jim Peshong presented information regarding Bills in the current legislative hearings. (See posting on Website)
President Hogue asked for any other new business, or anything else for the good of the order, nothing was presented.
Next meeting will be April 7, 2016, at NLETC.
Brian Jackson made a motion to adjourn. Brandon Lorenson provided a second. Motion was approved by voice vote.
Meeting was adjourned at 1645 hours.
William H. Larsen
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