Wing Staff elections will be held at the November 12
GeneralMembership meeting. The following positions are open fornomination: 1. Unit/Wing Leader 2. Executive Officer3. Finance Officer 4. Maintenance Officer 5. Safety OfficerJOB DESCRIPTIONS:Unit/Wing Leader: At least two (2) years as a CAF memberin good standing, background in military or business management,ability for good public appearance, adept at public speaking andpreferably have a background in aviation. He/she shall beresponsible for providing overall leadership and direction for theunit. Specific duties: current knowledge of CAF rules andregulations, preparation of Unit meeting agenda, serving aschairman at meetings, appointing various committee members,etc.Executive Officer: Assistant to the Unit Leader and will act in hisplace during his absence. Specific duties include currentknowledge of CAF rules and regulations, meeting facilities, Unitsocials, and other duties as may be assigned by the Unit Leader.This officer may be appointed on an annual basis by the UnitLeader and serves as a voting member of the Unit Staff. However,if the Unit Leader chooses to appoint the Executive Officer, theUnit Leader sacrifices his regular voting privilege and can voteonly in the case of a tie. If the Executive Officer is duly elected,the Unit Leader retains his usual voting privileges.Finance Officer: Shall have charge of all Unit funds collected,keep accurate records of such funds and is responsible for Unitcompliance with all CAF regulations, policies and directives thatrelate to financial matters. He shall submit to CAF Headquarters,in a timely manner, all required reports. This officer insures thatall monies and property donated shall become the property of the Commemorative Air Force, Inc., and used in accordance withGeneral Staff policies. Specific duties include coordination of membership files with collection of dues, and payment of approvedUnit debts. He/she shall determine voting eligibility of membersprior to unit elections. He oversees finances of all Unit projectsand submits Unit records for audit on an annual basis andcommunicates with CAF Headquarters through the SecretaryTreasurer. His signature plus one more
authorized unit staff officers
will appear on all Unit checks.[See the Unit FinanceGuide for detailed information].
Also, see Para. F. of thisSection Unit Financial
Policy, on page 2-13.Maintenance Officer:
Should be a FAA licensed A&P or IA. Heis responsible for proper care and maintenance of all aircraftassigned to the Unit and for ground equipment. He shall scheduleand direct restoration of all CAF aircraft assigned to the Unit. Heshall oversee activities of Unit aircraft project officers anddisseminate status reports of all Unit restoration projects to HQand the Unit membership on a current and timely basis. He shallclear all restoration work with the CAF Director of Maintenance/Quality Assurance prior to implementation. He shall clear allplanned expenditures through the Unit Staff. Specific duties includeensuring that all aircraft are in airworthy condition prior to flight,maintaining proper records and log books, ordering parts andsupplies and training aircraft crew chiefs and ground equipmentpersonnel. He shall submit a monthly maintenance and/orrestoration report to Headquarters. Communications with CAFHeadquarters will be initiated through the office of CAF VicePresident of Safety/Maintenance/Operations.
He/she works directly with the MaintenanceOfficer. He is responsible for all ground control during flightactivities. Specific duties include placing fire extinguisher on aircraftand ground equipment (both hand and engine) and implementationof escape procedures from aircraft emergency exits. He shouldbe well versed in all aircraft ground operations, including startup,taxi and shutdown. Hand signals utilized in aircraft ground operationshall be well known by this officer and taught to those who willperform that duty. Headquarters contact concerning specificquestions may be initiated with the Vice President of Safety/Maintenance/Operations at headquarters CAF.The Wing thanks the following for their generosity insponsoring our dance with money and / or articles for sale. Everydollar helps and is appreciated.Phil BambergerGerald CarpenterPete CaseyDave CeglinskiCoffey Automotive and TireTracey CoffeyJohn & Connie CoffeyBernie CrouchEd Bockholdt EstateBud EberhardtFairwinds Rivers Edge Senior CenterEverett FelthamPat Fenwick Frito LaySteve GossettDick HendrixJJ’s RestaurantKJ’s PlacePat KeslerLen KratznerLongshots SaloonHubert LooneyDutch MeyerpeterMississippi River Trading PostTim MohrBob MoorePalisade’s Yacht ClubBetty Pearce/Southwest AirlinesRick ReaRobert RutledgeJack SeemanSkylink Aviation ServiceSt. Charles Flying ServiceBob Willhauk I know there are others out there and I will give thanks laterbut I have to get this in time for the Compass deadline.
I know you are all curious as to how we did at this year’sdance. The following are preliminary
figures only, notprofit, since I dont have all the expenses in yet. Also, they donot reflect donations/sponsors as I havent finalized thoseeither.Generally speaking, we did about the same as last year.The total revenue (w/o counting donations / sponsors) was$262 higher than last year.·We sold 540 tix this year vs 542 last year, only 2 less.·The PX, Silent Auction, beer, and 50/50 were a little higher.·The food and soda (tips) were a little less.·Total revenue this year was up from last yearSince there were several differences in expenses from lastyear I am anxious to see how our profit comes out.
Col. $teve Gossett
According to regulations;
will be made up of three (3) or more Unit members in good standing,which will offer a slate of officers. This Committee shall place into nomination the names of those members who are chosen.Nominations from the floor shall be recognized if the nominees meet eligibility requirements and prior agreement to serve is obtained”.
will be made up of three (3) Unit members in good standing and will conduct the annual Unit Staff elections each year. The Election Committee members’ duties are to conduct the election, mail the absentee ballots (if used), tabulate and report the results of the balloting and hold the absentee ballots. The Election Committee members must not be involved in the elections in any form, except as eligible voters. They cannot be members of the Unit Staff, Unit Nomination Committee, or a candidate for election to the Unit Staff”.
If you want to be on one of these committees, please contactme or any other staff member.
Col. Pat Kesler