11/28/2017 Meeting Minutes


November 28, 2017

The meeting was called to order by Chairman of the Board Joe Hill at 7:30 p.m.

Board Members Present:

Joe Hill

Greg Buss

Sandy McCall

Bill Mumford

Bob Wagner

Lynn Vicker

Candi Wenzon

Absent: Greg Buss

Introduction of Hosts: Ken and Lynn Vicker

Introduction of Guests & Associates:

Bill Hominick and Ron Carlo

Additions/Deletions to Agenda:

Add Hoffman Estates winter restaurants


Greg is home recovering from knee replacement surgery.  He is in therapy and plans to attend the Holiday party.  Tom K is in the hospital. At this point, he only wants family at the hospital.

President’s report:

No report

VP Chapter Management Report: Bob Wagner

Meeting & Programs:nothing to report

Editor: desperate plea to send articles and photos for the blog

VP Community Relations Report: Lynn Vicker

2018  calendar is on the table

Tour Director:riding season is done.  Will be asking for mileages in December

 VP Individual Involvement Report: CandiWenzon

Membership (G Barrington)

  1. AMA – Now need 50 paid AMA members to be a social club in the AMA or it costs $50 per year

Motion to pay $50 to the AMA for this year: Lynn Vicker

Second: Bill Mumford

Discussion: there are benefits for us; good marketing tool

Motion:  passed unanimously

  1. Membership – none
  2. Speak Up – none
  3. Birthdays – November birthdays were honored

Unfinished Business:

  1. Event financial reports: Halloween Potluck

Total expenses – $200.05

Total income – $168.00

Loss – $32.05

Motion to accept budget report as presented:  Bob Wagner

Second: Lynn Vicker

Discussion:  none

Motion passed unanimously

  1. Halloween potluck – Party was held at Masonic Lodge in Elmhurst.  Lots of delicious food; 23 people attended.  Prizes were awarded for costumes.

c.Holiday Party –At Rose Garden on December 9thstarting at 5:30 until 9:30-10:00 PM.  Buffet dinner –Grecian chicken and London broil.  The room fee was waived.  There are 34 people signed up to date.

  1. Nominations were opened and closed for the positions of president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer.  Bob Wagner accepted the nomination for vice-president.



 50/50 & Door Prizes

On a bike:

50/50:$30 was won by Sunil Hans

Several door prizes were given to various ticket holders.

New Business:

  1. Event budget requests:

Motion was made to accept the Holiday Party budget: Candi Wenzon

Second: Lynn Vicker

Discussion: is tax and gratuity included in?

Motion:  Passed unanimously

  1. Call for vote to accept the amendment to take out awards and recognition director.  Amendment passed.

c.With the new constitution, there was a concern about the budget – new amendment says the Executive Board will “prepare and” present the annual budget.  A petition was presented to the Board with the new language.

  1. Insurance policy will be determined by the Executive Board
  2. Jack Frost – Will be held at the Thornwood on January 1st.
  3. Hoffman Estates – A question was posed by Frank: should we use the same schedule throughout the year so that we are not using Rose Garden over and over again through the entire winter?

Good of the Order & Adjournment

Gary – would like to see the Club go on.  We can put up a booth at Rosemont show for $300.

Jean –send more cards to Tom and Greg

Steve – give back to the club and run for office

Marge – go see the Klairmont Kollection


The meeting was adjourned at 8:40 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Sandy McCall