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Minutes CCGAA Meeting
March 11, 2005

Belle Bay Boardroom, NAFC
In Attendance: Bren Rose, Murray Smith, Gerald Squires, Lorne Humphries, Jim Lambe, Bill Snow, Les Noseworthy, Bert Ralph, Sam Johnson, Gordon Butler, Jerry Duggan, Ed Matthews, Joanne Tobin.
Call to order: 9:30 a.m.
Minutes of the December 10th meeting were read by Ed Matthews. The minutes were adopted. Motion to adopt the minutes made by Bren Rose. Seconded by Bill Snow. Motion Carried.
Business Arising from Minutes
Scholarship Committee Report A change of language was proposed to Item 2 of the Scholarship Committee Report. Motion to accept the proposed amendments made by Gordon Butler. Seconded by Murray Smith. Motion Carried.
Treasurers Report Lorne Humphries and Bren Snow completed an audit of the CCG Alumni finances. Attached are the financial statements (Balance Sheet & Statement of Revenue and Expenditures) as of December 31, 2004.
Financial Report Ed Matthews provided a financial update as follows:
green ball Current bank account balance is $31, 941
green ball Cheques written, $12,000 book advance and $129 for plastic bags for books and posters
green ball Books are ordered and will be delivered prior to Cape Spear opening for the season.
green ball Ed Matthews thanked Lorne Humphries and Bren Snow for completing the financial audit.
There was a discussion re investing some funds in a GIC due to low interest rate on bank account. A motion was put forward by Lorne Humphries to invest $18,000 in a GIC for 5 years. Seconded by Ed Matthews. Motion Carried.
Presidents Report Visitations:
green ball Hospital visit to Cyril Myrick on December 23rd and again in mid January after surgery.
green ball Carnells Funeral Home on the death of Gerry Squires mother-in-law (age 101)
Attended Seniors Resources Centre Life-Long Learning Committee meeting in early January. Planning Committee was developing education initiatives for 2006. Les Noseworthy to do a drawing & sketching course.
Meeting with Lieutenant Governor Ed Roberts on February 2nd - Murray Smith and I attended to discuss the building for base of Cape Spear. Lieutenant Governor supported initiative and gave direction to seek support through John Effords office and corporate participation. Murray Smith to establish corporate contribution meetings; charitable number has to be obtained prior to seeking corporate support (Lorne Humphries to obtain information re charitable number). John Effords office was contacted and a submission was prepared and submitted. Submission to be taken to Ottawa in March by Mr. Lucas of John Effords office. Presented Lieutenant Governor Ed Roberts with two copies of the book. He was aware of the book and was extremely appreciative of receiving the copies.
Obtained a letter from Parks Canada stating support of the building and that funding and Human Resources support would be available to run the building Special Meeting was held on February 9th to discuss the new building process.
Minutes were read by Ed Matthews.
On February 22nd attended a CCG Marine Programs meeting at the Southside Base. Discussed the proposal for Cape Spear. Thanked them for their support of the Alumni and encouraged them to identify artifacts in their work areas.
New Business No new Business.
Round Table
Les Noseworthy In May, committed to go to elementary school in Ferryland to give a presentation to two Grade 5 classes.
Murray Smith Next step in scholarship process will be to contact MUN to make arrangements to be included in their program.
Jerry Duggan E-mailed copy of submission to John Butler and he will forward it to the CCG Commissioner.
Next Meeting June 10th, 2005 at 9:30 am Gilbert Room, Southside Base.
With no further business meeting adjourned at 10:30 a.m.
Joanne Tobin
Recording Secretary

Minutes CCGAA Meeting
June 10, 2005

Belle Bay Boardroom, NAFC
In Attendance: Jim Lambe, Randy Roberts, Kevin Dormody, Harvey Buffett, Frank Grant, Lorne Humphries, Les Noseworthy, Murray Smith, Gordon Butler, Norman Porter, Bert Ralph, Gerald Squires, Jerry Duggan, Ed Matthews, Bride Samson.
Call to order: 9:30 a.m.
Minutes of the March 11th meeting were read by Ed Matthews. The minutes were adopted as read. Motion to adopt the minutes made by Gerry Squires, seconded by Bert Ralph. Motion Carried.
Business Arising from Minutes
Ed Matthews discussed a delay in printing of the books, according to Sterling Press the color was a little off. Ed advised Sterling Press that the Alumni Committee is looking for quality and would except nothing less. Sterling Press has now got the coloring right and the books are now sent to Toronto for binding, and as soon as the binding is finished they will be sent via air at no extra cost to the Alumni.
Bert Ralph suggested a scroll be developed in recognition of the great people who contributed their knowledge & expertise to society. Gordon Butler volunteered to create a “Scroll of Recognition:” Motion to develop a scroll by Bert Ralph, seconded by Gordon Butler, Motion Carried.
Treasurer’s Report Ed Matthews advised Anthony Insurance bill due, total to pay $1665.20. Motion to pay by Ed Matthews, seconded by Gordon Butler, Motion Carried.
Financial Report Ed Matthews provided a financial update as follows:
green ball Current bank account balance as of May 2005 is $19,107.46
green ball GIC Investment $18,000.00 as of May 2005 $18,012.82
President’s Report Jerry mentioned that Murray Smith to recruit offices for corporate support in order for all information to be sent to Revenue Canada. Jerry is hopeful that 2.5 m will be going for corporate donations. Ed Matthews expects that it will be 3-6 months to review forms. Jerry advised the committee that the Heritage minister’s office called inquiring how we were proceeding. Jerry indicated that political elections were ongoing and it appeared that they were looking for support. If election called and if opposition for the government power is needed then we may get assistance. Heather Fitzpatrick to arrange a meeting with local Heritage officer. Jerry will touch base with local Heritage people.
Cape Spear is now opened for the Summer Season.
Jerry asked Les Noseworthy to speak about his trip to Ferryland. Les advised the committee that everything went really well with the Grade 5 students. The first day they were all bused to Cape Spear, the second day a talk was given on light stations, Morse code and radio communications. The third day they participated in painting a sketch and then signed the back of it. The sketch was on Ferryland Head, and the sketch was given to the school for remembrance... Les was glad to be able to contribute something back to society on behalf of the Alumni. Gerry Cantwell on behalf of Coast Guard gave a map of NL with all the light houses and it is now displayed at the school. Jerry advised that the principal of the school was very pleased with the follow up also. Jerry will follow up to see if pictures are put on the Baltimore school web site. New Business
Bert Ralph suggested that private industry should be worthy of recognition from the Alumni. Bert advised that Mike McCarthy & Joe Prim wrote a book titled “Men against the Sea” and that they should have some recognition of their book. Bert suggested recognizing them on our book cover. He also suggested that a “scroll” be acquired and/or developed in recognition of the great people who contributed their knowledge & expertise to society. Gordon Butler volunteered to create a “Scroll of Recognition:” Motion to develop a scroll by Bert Ralph, seconded by Gordon Butler, Motion Carried.
Jerry Duggan suggested a Golf Tournament be created for Alumni and to run in September, 2005. Motion for a Golf Tournament to be formed by Jerry Duggan, seconded by Ed Matthews. Motion Carried. Jerry advised that Teams to be called upon in July, e-mails to be sent for Alumni. Jerry will put players in a hat and will be picked for September.
Ed Matthews mentioned that the two lights at Belle Isle is being removed, one will be exhibited and maintained at the Pollution Response at Donovan’s and the other one stored there. Alumni will still maintain ownership. Motion to exhibit & store the lights at Donovan’s carried by Ed Matthews, seconded by Jerry Duggan. Motion Carried.
In consultation with Ray Browne and Gerry Cantwell, Les Noseworthy will do some art work at Belle Isle; his work will capture the Station as it is currently. Motion to do art work granted by Jerry Duggan, seconded by Les Nosewothy. Motion Carried.
Round Table
Jim Lambe inquired about the loan status of Cape Race. At the time an agreement was only in place for one summer. Jim to check for a renewal contract with Cape Race Heritage. Motion for Jim Lambe to check with contact when he is in the area granted by Jerry Duggan, seconded by Ed Matthews. Motion Carried.
Les Noseworthy had key to Cape Spear gate in his possession on behalf of Alumni. Noted that he passed key on to Jerry Duggan.
Murray Smith suggested a Web site for Alumni be developed and funding maybe available through HRDC for student to develop same. Gord Butler mentioned that web site may be able to be developed by Coast Guard Informatics. Norm Porter will help out with web site. Motion to develop a Web Site by Murray Smith, seconded by Norm Porter. Motion Carried.
Next Meeting Thursday September 01, 2005 at 9:30 am – Gilbert Room, Southside Base.
With no further business meeting adjourned at 11:30 am. Bridget Samson
Recording Secretary

Minutes CCGAA Meeting
November 18, 2005

Belle Bay Boardroom
In Attendance: Jerry Duggan, Jerry Squires, Sam Johnson, Les Noseworthy, Gordon Butler, Norm Porter, Harvey Buffett, Bert Ralph, Bren Rose, Melvin Burt, Ed Matthews, Murray Smith, Herman Crewe, Jim Lambe.
Call to order: 9:30 AM
President Jerry Duggan welcomed everyone for attending and advised the purpose of this meeting was to review amendments to the constitution and incorporated any changes. Jerry Duggan advised that the 13 of December, 2005 was the deadline for response. In reviewing the constitution it was the agreement of the group to make the following changes:
green ball Delete “in the Foundation”
green ball Add “membership may be revoked by 2/3 of majority vote”.
green ball Add “members shall pay an annual fee as established by the board”.
green ball Add “the association may engage in Revenue generating projects, should the revenue extend operating expenses the surplus should be applied to charitable donations”.
Constitution changes motioned by Harvey Buffett, seconded by Norm Porter, Motion carried.
Motion from Bren Rose to purchase 4 art kits as part of an annual contribution to the schools, motion seconded by Gordon Butler. Motion carried.
Meeting adjourned at 11:00 am.
Next Meeting December 9th, Belle Bay Boardroom, White Hills
Jerry Duggan
President

Minutes CCGAA Meeting
December 9, 2005
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