The annual meeting of NY-SAFE was called to order
President Tom Burns at 5:20 at the Fire Academy in Montour Falls.
President Burns led the pledge of allegiance and
a moment of
Present were: President Tom Burns, VP Bob Reed Rich
Rick Nemier Lisa Shellman Tim Thomas Tim Boel Frank Fiato
Tom Welcomed past presidents Eileen Magin and Danny
also joining us was Brian Mc Queen of FASNY.
Motion to accept the minutes from the spring meeting
made by Tim Boel seconed by Tim Thomas. Motion passed.
There was no correspondence since all had been dealt
the previous month.
There were no bills associated with this meeting.
We welcomed new members from the Phoenix fire dept.
All director reports were attached to the spring
minutes and there was no new reports from the directors at this time. Tom Burns
made a motion that the reports be accepted as posted seconded by Rick Nemier
Presidents report: on file.
Conference: the booth will be at Turning Stone for
Chiefs. Since Lisa and Rick are also on the pub ed committee for State Chiefs
more help will be needed to man our booth. The booth will be next to state
chiefs booth to make it easier to keep an eye on things.
Motion to accept Treasurers report as presented made
Boel seconded by Frank Fiato motion passed.
Membership report is on file. No changes since the
Web Site: Tim reported that the web site has had
hit over the last year. The hit increase just prior to the Pub Ed conference.
Once again directors need to update their site often. Tim also explained that
he will only do this until July then someone else will have to take over.
By-law change; Due to the fact that Rick and Lisa
are on the
state chiefs committee and the board for NY-SAFE it was proposed that we look
intothe annual meeting be moved to another day
during the conference.Nothing was
Vice President report: Bob Reed thanks Tom Burns
for all of
his hard work and dedication to NY-SAFE and asked him to remain with the joint
council that meets every other month.Tom agreed to continue to be our represnitive.
Election of officers:
President Bob Reed motion made for the secretary
to cast one
ballot for president was made by Frank Fiato seconded by Danny Dunn motion
Vice President Rich Frasco motion made for the secretary
cast one ballot for VP was made by Bob Reed seconded by Danny Dunn motion
West Central Jerry Wheeler motion for the secretary
one ballot for wc director was made by Danny Dunn seconded by Rick Nemier
Hudson Valley Rich Frasco motion for the secretary
one ballot for HV made by Tim Thomas seconded by Danny Dunn motion passed.
Treasurer Rick Nemier motion was made that the secretary
cast one ballot for Treasurer was made by Frank Fiato seconded by Rich Frasco
Secretary: Lisa Shellman motion that the president
ballot for Secretary was made by Rich Frasco seconded by Rick Nemier motion
West: Al Horung motion for the secretary to cast
for west director was made by Tim Boel seconded Bob Reed motion passed.
Motion to close the election made by Tim Thomas seconded
Frank Fiato motion passed.
Oath of office was given by Past President Eileen
Motion to adjourn meeting made by Eileen Magin seconded
Respectfully submitted Lisa Shellman Secretary NY-SAFE
Spring meeting NY-SAFE 2015
The spring meeting of NY-SAFE was called
to order by
president Tom Burns after the pledge of allegiance to the flag at
Those in attendance were
A motion was made to accept the minutes as
written by Tom
Burns seconded by Tim Thomas motion passed.
A motion to pay all bills associated with
this meeting was
made by Tom Burns seconded by Tim Thomas motion passed.
There was no guest speaker as he was
called in to Albany.
President report: attached with the added
items; we are
going to reach out to the members in the southern district to see if any one
there would be willing or interested in being a director. Bob Reineke will
forward email address to the Secretary and Lisa will reach out to them.
Tom also expressed his thanks to the members
and to the
board for the support he received during his term as President.
Vice President: Not a lot going on but he
has been in
contact with Al. Al has been doing a lot of teaching. Bob has been helping
Jerry reach out to Senators for support of the legislation and has had one join
as co sponsor.
Bob thanked Tom for his levelheaded low key
things and hopes that Tom and Frank will continue to attend joint council
meeting. Bob is looking to add operation edith back to the web site and is
asking that everyone update your part of the web site.
Jerry wheeler: report attached. With
one added item Jerry
has been writing articles for the local AARP newsletter.He is also asking people to once again call
senators/assemblyman for support of the bill. Panipino as been added as a co
Frank: report attached with added item that
he is concerned
with the increase of hours in Fire Fighter 1 class.
Al: via phone call: he has been lots of programs
in his area
and he is continuing to reach out to fire coordinators in his area. NY-SAFE
wishes him well on his upcoming surgery.
Rich; report attached
Tim Thomas: working on some spring safety
tips to be shared.
Bob Reineke: Membership: 186 current members
attached report. Motion by Tim Thomas to accept membership report as presented
seconded by Frank Fiato motion passed.
Web Site; once we sorted out the two sites..
Tim Boel will
be retiring soon. Until then he is willing to help on a limited basis. However
it is up to all of use to update our own pages.
By Laws: there were no proposed bylaw changes.
Old Business: none
No new business;
Good of the order: we will be having a raffle
again this year.
Tom Burns has donated a electric car that he won for us to raffle off. He also
donated a limited edition statue to be raffled off at Pub Ed. Tickets will be
5.00each for the car and that will be raffled off at State Chiefs in June. The
statue tickets will be 2.00 each or 3/5.00. Lisa will get tickets printed and
Tom will make up some posters from the pictures Rick took.
Elections; the following have been presented
as the slate of
officers for 2015/2016
President: Bob Reed
Vice President: Rich Frasco
West central: Jerry Wheeler
West: Al Hornang
Frasco..until a replacement can be found.
Treasurer: Rick Nemier
Secretary Lisa Shellman
Motion to accept slate of officers
was made by Frank Fiato
seconded by Rick Nemier motion passed elections will be May 2nd at
the annual meeting at the Pub Ed conference.
Motion to adjourn made by Frank Fiato seconded
by Tim Thomas