SEPTEMBER 1994 TO SEPTEMBER 1995
The National Convention was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico on September 21-24, 1994. Officers elected/appointed:
President - Jack Cotton
1st Vice - Dottie Holmes
2nd Vice - Dave Pahl
3rd Vice - Jorge Blondet
Treasurer - Bill Everet
2 Yr. Director – Collins D. "CD" Rice, Jr.
2 Yr. Director – Tom DeWeese
1 Yr. Director – Robert Navarra
1 Yr. Director – Faye C. Custenborder
1-Yr. Director - Fred Athans
1 Yr. Director – Isidoro Cerpa, Jr.
Foundation Chairman – George Smith
Parliamentarian – George Miles
PPAC Chairman – Albert Ybanez
MIDTERM MEETING JUNE 23, 1995
National Executive Director John Muench discussed the hiring of new employees since National Convention in 1994. Ms. Ethel Stevens was hired as a new accountant, Ms. Elizabeth Aanenson as Public Relations Coordinator.
Co-Founder Sorrell discussed the two teams to go to Las Vegas bowling tournament not having enough funding. It was decided that only one team would attend.
3rd. Vice President McCutchen stated that as of April 30, 1995 TREA had 77,600 members. They were projecting that by the end of December we should have 80,000 members.
Scholarship Committee Chairman Athans stated that TREA now had 120 applications for scholarships.
It was authorized that new chapters would have $1,000 available to send one delegate to Convention in Rapid City.
A briefing was presented on our National Audit by Kendra Padgett of Bondi & Company.
Connie Thomas stated that for the first time in history TREA's bank accounts hit over $1 Million.
George Smith advised that presently the TREA Foundation has approximately $3,500, amending his report of$2,500.
It was decided that a bowling team would be sent to both the ABC Tournament in Reno, NV as well as one sent to the 1995 World Wide Military at Show Boat in Las Vegas.
The purchase of a new phone system for the National Headquarters building was approved.