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MINUTES OF M.C.I.T.T.A. MEETING

Sierra Vista, Arizona
 November 9, 2012
 

The meeting of the Board of Directors was called to order at 0904 by Chairman of the Board Vince Burdelski.

 

Roll call of Board:

            Vince Burdelski, Chairman - present

            Michael Bianchino, Vice Chairman - present

            Jack Parker, Treasurer - present

            Felix Conde Jr, Executive Assistant - present

            Howard Kahn, Board Member - excused

 

Minutes of last meeting, April 13, 2011 were read.  Motion made by Jack Parker and seconded by Mike Bianchino to approve minutes as presented.  Motion passed by unanimous vote of the board.

 

COB Burdelski initiated a discussion of the need to change or update the bylaws regarding the tenure of members of the Board as they were inconsistent to present organization of Board of Directors.   A motion was made by Vince Burdelski and seconded by Mike Bianchino to change the bylaws to read:  The tenure of the members of the Board of Directors should be indefinite or until a memberís resignation.  The motion did not pass.

 

Mike Bianchino made a motion to establish three year terms for Board of Directors with no term limits.  Seconded by Vince Burdelski.  Motion passed by unanimous vote.

 

Motion made by Jack Parker, seconded by Vince Burdelski to review MCITTA bylaws and constitution with the review to be completed by the next MCITTA Gathering.  Motion passed by unanimous vote.

 

Motion made by Felix Conde, seconded by Vince Burdelski to set up a committee of three members to review MCITTA bylaws and constitution and recommend changes.  Motion passed by unanimous vote.

 

COB Burdelski asked for volunteers for the MCITTA Bylaws/Constitution Review Committee and accepted the following Marines as committee members:  Curtis Ferrell - Chairman, Doug Brower, and Harold Weist.

COB Burdelski initiated a discussion on selection of the site for the 2014 MCITTA Gathering.   Cities nominated were Nashville, TN; San Antonio, TX; and Virginia Beach, VA.  With the approval of the attendees, the Board of Directors unanimously selected Virginia Beach for the 2014 Gathering with the proposed time frame of October 2014.  Chuck LeGeyt volunteered to chair the host committee.

 

A report on the MCITTA Monument Project was made by Harry Todd.  The Monument is ready to be positioned at the Camp Lejeune Marine Museum as soon as the site is completed.  The Monument will be dedicated in 2013 on a date to be determined.

 

The MCITTA financial report was presented by Jack Parker.

 

COB Burdelski adjourned the meeting at 1045.