Chapter Minutes

Chapter 14 Minutes

Los Banos, CA

February 21, 2015

IHCC 14 held its Winter meeting on February 21, 2015 at David Santos Farms near Los Banos CA

 

Roger Lubiens, Treasurer, led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance and called for self-introduction by thirty seven members and numerous guests who attended.   Members talked about their IH collections and what they are restoring for future shows and events.

 

Minutes were approved with a motion to accept by Tony Ramos.

 

Roger read the treasurers report that indicated $1549 in revenue for 2015 with $2410 in expenditures, leaving a net profit of $-860.00. National dues paid were $1995.00. Current bank funds were reported as $4866. Financial report was accepted as presented.

 

The membership report indicated we have 223 active members with 9 new members joining since our October 2014 meeting. Thirty nine members have paid their dues through our web site. Forty-nine members have yet to pay in 2015.

 

The Foundation report was given highlighting activity in the last year. We currently have youth projects located at Carpinteria HS FFA, Clovis HS FFA, Wheatland HS FFA, and Lodi HS FFA, and San Fernando HS. A tractor has been located for the Livermore HS.

 

Roger read a list of sanctioned shows that are posted on our website for 2015 focusing on those that occur over the next seven months.

New business:

  • Sacramento Air Show is seeking a return of WWII vintage tractors for display in Sept 2015.
  • Farm to Fork in Sept 2015 will need the return of our Farmall tractors for the parade.
  • Santa Margarita event is being planned to include CH 14 this summer.
  • Tulare Show will be April 17-19, 2015. Insurance is covered by our national policy despite Agri center request for $79 fee per member. Chapter registration has been submitted for our booth at this show.
  • Kirkland Truck Show  follows on April 25, 2015 near Plymouth CA
  • Rio Linda Farm Days on May 8-9, 2015 has been sponsored by CH 14 as a sanctioned event.
  • Election at Tulare Show will include V Pres/Sec for Ch 14 and one vacancy for Foundation trustee.

 

Farmall Cub tractor will be featured during 2015.

 

Raffle tickets were sold by Board member Richard Marshall near the end of the meeting for a IH 4366 toy tractor. $305.00 was raised.  Toy was awarded to Greg Nicol of Fresno CA.

 

Two new members joined during the meeting.

 

Meeting was adjourned as we prepared our appetites for lunch. DS Farms served a tasty ribeye steak lunch with BBQ beans, potatoes, strawberries, and melons to 117 attendees. Special thanks to David Santos for hosting this year’s winter meeting.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Roger Lubiens, Treas.

 

To contact us:IHC COLLECTORSCHAPTER 14PO BOX 1471Folsom, CA 95630Phone: 916.983.6415 Email: r_lubiens@juno.com