Police Officers' Association of Nebraska
A contributing member of the Law Enforcement Community since 1953.
POLICE OFFICER'S ASSOCIATION OF NEBRASKA
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
YOUNNES CONVENTION CENTER
OCTOBER 5, 2011
MEMBERS PRESENT: Jim Peschong, Kim Christensen, Andy Backman, Doug Provance, Brian Jackson, Rich Hoagland, Bruce Felty and Bill Larsen.
MEMBERS ABSENT: Jeff Elliott, Kurt Bottorff and Andrea Towler.
President Christensen called the meeting to order at 1210 hours.
MINUTES: No new minutes.
TREASURER'S REPORT: No new information.
BILLS TO PAY: All bills will be paid from the POAN/NSA Conference fund. Some discussion occurred regarding looking at getting some representation from both organizations on the account.
COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS: Not completed, will be sent to the Board members.
1. 2011 Conference—seemed to go well. 2012 Conference will be October 28-31 at the Younnes Center again. The 2013 Conference will be October 5-8 at the Younnes Center.
Hiring a lobbyist—President Christensen reported he has contacted our prior lobbyist who indicted he could represent POAN during the 2012 Legislative session for $12,000.
Potential retirement legislation—discussion occurred regarding comments made by Senator Flood.
Discussion of the two above topics resulted in Jim Peschong making a motion to hire a lobbyist based upon feedback from Senator Flood regarding proceeding with a retirement bill. Rich Hoagland provided a second. Motion was approved by voice vote.
Death benefits—Herb Evers made a motion to leave them the same as the current year. Doug Provance provided a second. Motion was approved by voice vote.
President Christensen asked for any other business, or anything else for the good of the order. Nothing was presented.
Andy Backman made a motion to adjourn. Brian Jackson provided a second. Motion was approved by voice vote.
Meeting was adjourned at 1325.
William H. Larsen