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Police Officers' Association of Nebraska

POAN BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
APRIL 22, 2015
11:00
NEBRASKA LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING CENTER
GRAND ISLAND, NEBRASKA

PRESENT: Rich Hoaglund, John Headid, Ryan Dummer, Angela Morehouse, Steve Scott, Bill Larsen and Bruce Felty.

ABSENT: Brian Jackson, Jim Peschong, Ike Brown, Shane Wimer and Mark Hogue.

1.Call to Order: President Hoaglund called the meeting to order at 1110 hours.

2.Approval of Minutes: Minutes from the January 22, 2015 meeting were presented. Ryan Dummer made a motion to approve the minutes. John Headid provided a second. Motion was approved by voice vote.

3.Secretary/Treasurer report: Treasurer's report was presented. John Headid made a motion to accept the report. Steve Scott provided a second. Motion was approved by voice vote.

6.Old Business:
1.Bruce Felty indicated he had recently been given some old POAN records, including minutes from 1953~1980. Discussion followed regarding what to do with the records.

7.New Business:
1.Legislative Bills: President Hoaglund reported he has sent letters regarding various bills discussed, both supporting and opposing.
2.Fundraising: Discussion occurred regarding fundraising options:
a. Website ads.
b. Membership.
c. Telemarketer.
3. Website: Discussion occurred regarding current website provider stopping maintaining site.
a. Moving to current provider's recommendation.
b. NSA's website provider.
c. Web based site.
4. Request for funds:
a. Special Olympics: Angela Morehouse made a motion to donate $5,000.00 to the Special Olympics Torch Run. Ryan Dummer provided a second. Motion was approved by voice vote.
b. Nebraska Coalition for Victims of Crime: Steve Scott made a motion to donate $700.00 to assist NCVC's operations. Angela Morehouse provided a second. Motion was approved by voice vote.
5. Nebraska Law Enforcement Memorial: Bill Larsen provided information regarding the upcoming ceremony, May 11, 2015 at 1000 hours and changes made at the site.
6. POAN Handbooks: Current covers are becoming problematic as they are no longer able to contain all of the Handbook materials. Discussions occurred regarding exploring other options.
7. 2015 Annual Training Conference: President Hoaglund indicated most of the Conference has been finalized.
a. Speakers are set:
1. Brian Willis
2. Ron McCarthy
3. Corey O'Brien
4. Nikko Jenkins Case
5. Ghada Whalen
b. Spouse Program will be renewed this year~Shawn Hebbert.
c. 20 Hours of training time will be provided during the Conference.

President Hoaglund asked for any other new business, or anything else for the good of the order. Nothing was presented.

Next meeting will be July 15, 2015, 1100 hours at NLETC.

Angela Morehouse made a motion to adjourn. Ryan Dummer provided a second. Motion was approved by voice vote.

Meeting was adjourned at 305 hours.

Respectfully submitted:

William H. Larsen
Secretary/Treasurer


 

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