Zone J - St Lawrence Zone : Minutes of AZM October 24, 2015: Draft Subject to Final Correction

Posted: October 28, 2015

St Lawrence Zone : Minutes of AZM October 24, 2015: Draft Subject to Final Correction
Recorded by: Rejean Richard
Edited by : Steve Woloz:

1: Meeting Time and Place:

Oct 24, 2015 1 :13 pm to 3.17 pm
École des Métiers de l'Aérospatiale de Montréal
5300 rue Chauveau, Montréal, H1N 3V7

2: Call to Order
Zone director, Steve Woloz, calls meeting to order at 1:13 PM

3: Establisment of Quorum
Quorum: Open (1092) + junior (63) = Total Membership=1155
5% of Open required for quorum=55
Number of open members present 111
Number of proxies collected 146
Total Votes incl. Proxies 257
Quorum established and business of the meeting will go forward

4: Designation of Scribe/Secretary
Steve Woloz asked Réjean Richard MAAC #50465 to act as recording scribe, which request was accepted.

5: Approve/Amend Agenda: ( see Appendix 1 )
Motion to approve as submitted by Bernard Thibault #75825
Seconded by Jean-Claude Guévremont#22710
Unanimous vote to approve as presented

6: Approve Minutes of Previous AZM Meeting held October 25, 2015:
Motion to approve as posted on MAAC website
Proposed by: Michel Bordeleau #83050
Seconded by Alain Sauvageau #50524
Unanimous vote to approve as posted

7: Business Arising from the Minutes :
No business was brought up from minutes of previous meeting.

8: Zone Director Report:
A brief verbal report was presented by Steve Woloz # 7877 L
Moved to accept report as presented
Proposed by Jean Blouin #5057L
Seconded by Jean-Claude Guévremont #22710
Unanimous vote to accept as presented



Following, Steve Woloz suggested as a benefit of the time saved in making his report very brief that a slight procedural change be implemented in the AZM meeting format as it pertains to the usual time allotment for the ZD report. In view of the fact that all is well in our zone, the departure made was to reallocate the major time the ZD talking to allowing the individual attendees to speak out. A brain storming discussion followed amongst all 110 persons present , by dividing the entire group into sub groups , each of which was asked to discuss , " what can / should MAAC do to better serve its members " Each group was chaired by one of our 7 AZD, who later summarized their group's suggestions. These summary ideas and recommendations were then presented to the entire AZM by the individual group chairmen including Bob Forest, Peter Bauer, Jean-Guy Ouellette and Jean Delorme. All details pertaining to these suggestions are available on separate sheets.

9: Other Reports:
%u2022 Multirotor : Verbal report by Jean-Guy Ouellette #89520
%u2022 Free Flight Verbal Report by Dave Loveday #7073
%u2022 Transport Canada
PPT presentation by Jeremy Cartlidge absent from AZM
Verbal report by : Romain Brot #88141
+Jean-Guy Ouellette #89520

10: Nominations for Chairmen/Committees:
Chart of Committee members + Chairmen presented ( see Appendix 2)
Moved to accept nominations for chairmen as submitted by
Yves Lemonde #84875
Seconded by jean Blouin #5057 L
Unanimous vote to approve as presented

11: Awards and Nominations:

Hall of fame: None

Pioneer : None

Leader Francine Filion ( see Appendix 3 separate document)
Réjean Richard( see Appendix 4 separate document)
Moved by Normand Primeau #87960
Seconded by Daniel Limoge #90092
Unanimous vote to approve nominations for Leaders as submitted

12: Resolutions:

None Presented






13: Recommendations

13.1 New Safety guidelines for multi rotor FPV Racing : See App 5 separate documents:
Moved by Jean Guy Ouellet MAAC # 89520
Seconded by: Carl Tremblay MAAC # 28732
Unanimous vote to approve as submitted


13.2 : Modification of MSD -8 for Race exclusion
Proposed by Jean Guy Ouellet MAAC # 89520 with Carl Tremblay MAAC # 28732
Proposed to accept by Michel Marion # 85305
Seconded by Stéphane Caron # 76972
Unanimous vote to approve as submitted


13.3: Modification of MSD 8 control take over
Moved by jean Guy Ouellet MAAC # 89520 and Carl Tremblay MAAC # 28732
Proposed to accept by Romain Brot # 88141
Seconded to accept by Alain Sauvageau #50524
Uunanimous vote to approve as submitted

13.4 ''Ban multirotor from FPV competition and make presence of spotters mandatory''.
Verbal presentation only; no paper submission
moved by Marcel Rousseau # 41036 L
Seconded by Francine Filion #50198
Unanimous vote to approve as submitted

13:5.1 Additional amount of money should be allowed for competition at the national/international level.'' ( see Appendix 6 separate Document )
Proposed by Dave Loveday #7073
Seconded by Jean Claude Guevremont 22710 and Romain Brot 88141
Unanimous vote to approve as submitted


13:5.2 Additional amount of money should be allowed to help offset FAI travel for competition at the national/international level.'' ( see Appendix 6 separate Document )
Proposed by Dave Loveday #7073
Seconded by Jean Claude Guevremont 22710 and Romain Brot 88141
Unanimous vote to approve as submitted

13.6: Recommend " Salary for MAAC President " ( see Appendix 7 Separate Document )
Moved by Steve Woloz #7877
Seconded by Dave Loveday#7073
Unanimous vote to approve as submitted




14: Zone Business :
Steve Woloz suggests that members make more frequent visits to MAAC website to have greater awareness of how to manage events at club level .

15: Elections

15.1 : Election of ZD/DZD :
Election of Zone Director due this year 2015. As nobody else , other than Steve Woloz, has submitted his candidacy ( Appendix 8) for Zone director position at least 30 days before this year election day, Mr. Steve Woloz has been nominated by acclamation.
Unanimous vote to ratify this re election .

Election of Deputy Zone Director to occur next year 2016.

15.2 Designation of Assistant Zone Directors:
Mr Steve Woloz has appointed the persons below to serve as Assistant Zone Directors . All of whom have accepted:
1) Gabor Botka # 84397
2) Peter Bauer # 88519
3) Jean Blaquière # 13304L
4) Éric Girard # 64014
5) Bob Forest # 4131L
6) Jean-Guy Ouellet # 89520
7) Ken Starkey # 5387L

Following this appointment , Mr. Jean Blaquière, announces to all present that he is available to assist others at their clubs regarding flying field safety practices . He also implies that the failure to respect neighbours in close proximity to their flying field may lead to large financial relocation expenses.

16: New Business:

16.1 Club Presidents meeting and Swap Shop
Club President Meeting together with Swap shop is proposed to be held in January of next year ( 2016 ) , as was held January 2014

16:2 A digital version of our MAAC magazine might be available soon,
also new MAAC membership cards with bar codes

16:3 MAAC Magazine enhancement
Reciprocal arrangements between the AMA and MAAC may enable information sharing from the AMA magazine for the MAAC magazine eg new product review

16:3 The original English written version of the MAAC rules is in the process of being updated on the MAAC website.



16 :4 Attendance prize winners :

%u2022 3 rd prize :1 Yr. Club member's subscription paid by MAAC
%u2022 Winner : Marcel Bastien # 14438
%u2022 2 nd Prize 1yr. MAAC membership (or extension) paid by MAAC
: Winner :Marcel Rousseau # 41036L
%u2022 1 st prize :Model Airplane supplied by Icare
Winner : Jocelyn Côté # 89495

17: Motion to Adjourn

Moved to adjourn at 3.17 PM.
Moved by Bernard Thibault # 75825,
seconded by Jean Blouin # 5057L,
voted unanimously to approve as moved

Minutes Recorded by: : Réjean Richard # 50465
Minutes Verified By; Steve Woloz # 7877 L



























1: Appendix 1 : Agenda of Meeting

1. Calling Of Meeting To Order / Appel à l'ordre
2. Establishment Of Quorum / Détermination du quorum
3. Minutes Of Previous Meeting (2014) / Procès verbal de la dernière rencontre (2014)
4. Zone Director Report; Rapport du directeur de zone
5. Reports
6. Nominations for Committee Chairmen / nominations pour chef des committees
7. Awards / Recognitions
8. Resolutions / Résolutions
9. Recommandations / Recommandations
10. Zone Business / les affaires de la zone
11. Elections / Élections
12. New Business / nouveau business
13. Closing Remarks / Commentaires de clôture and Ajournement




Appendix 2 : Chart Of Committees ( separate Document )


Appendix 3 : Nomination of Francine Filion for Leader Member : separate Document )

Appendix 4 Nomination of Rejean Richard for Leader Member : separate Document )

Appendix 5 : Recommendation (3) By Jean Guy Ouellet ( separate Document )

Appendix 6 : Recommendation (2) By Dave Loveday ( separate Document )

Appendix 7 : Recommendation (1) By Steve Woloz ( separate Document )

Appendix 8: Steve Woloz Nomination for Zone Director

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