Massachusetts Association of Technical Rescue Specialists

 

06/01/2017 Meeting Minutes 1900 open meeting of the Massachusetts Association of Technical Rescue Specialists called to order in Bridgewater, Ma.

 

In Attendance:

President Mark McCabe

Secretary Christopher Ebert

Treasurer Michael Evaul

Chief Kevin Nord

Chief Matt Belsito

Greg Smith

Rebecca Boutin

 

Absent:

Vice President Francis Clark

Peter Jerusik

Shawn Simmons

Eric Pepper

 

 

Committees

Merchandise:             Helmet decals and T-shirts are in and ready for distribution

Social Media:              NTR

Bylaw:                         NTR

Treasures Report:     NTR

 

 

Meeting called to order 1930 with 26 members in attendance

 

Mark McCabe discussion about the status of the organization. Keep moving forward and we are 129 members strong and growing.

We had Special guest speakers from OSHA and FCAM.

 

Secretary Ebert has T-shirts and helmet decals in stock if items are owed to members.

Dues will be owed July 1, 2017 and all members requested to apply on the website through PayPal.

 

Chief Tim Grenno Whitman Fire 1st Vice President of FCAM spoke to the legislation. 2 bill are out, 1 in the house and 1 in the senate. Number 1380 FCAM and PFFM are backing the senate. Legislation makes up council and fiduciary. Members requested to call their senator too move the legislation.

The secretary of public safety willing to have the Governor sign an executive order for council, but it would not help with the fiduciary piece. The bill will stay as a whole in committee now.

 

 

Peter Barletta from OSHA Presentation very informative and his power point will be made available for all members.

 

Nominations for the 12 BOD positions 6 for 1 year and 6 for 2 years.

Results

President Mark McCabe

Vice President Rebecca Boutin

Secretary/ Treasurer Christopher Ebert

Chief Kevin Nord

Chief Matt Belsito

Greg Smith

Eric Pepper

Joseph Tierney

Ethan McMahon

Rob Manson

Ian McGregor

Frank Rogier

 

Mike Evual, Nick lambert, Fran Clark, Shawn Simmons and Peter Jerusik Thanked for their time and efforts towards MATRS.

 

 

Open meeting adjourned 2145

 

 

BOD meeting called to order 2200

 

In attendance:

President Mark McCabe

Vice President Rebecca Boutin

Secretary/ Treasurer Christopher Ebert

Chief Kevin Nord

Chief Matt Belsito

Greg Smith

Joseph Tierney

Ethan McMahon

 

Absent:

Rob Manson

Ian McGregor

Frank Rogier

Eric Pepper

 

 

Committees will be formed at the next BOD Meeting.

 

Motion: Obtain a P.O. box in a location close to the Secretary/ Treasurer in 1-year increments.

2nd Ebert

Motion Passes 8-0-0

 

Motion: Check with Mike Evaul to make sure proper taxes have been done for MATRS

2nd Boutin

Motion Passes 8-0-0

 

Motion: Change the address of MATRS

2nd Belsito

Motion Passes 8-0-0

 

Next BOD meeting scheduled for June 29, 2017 1900 location TBD.

 

 

 

 

Meeting adjourned 2300

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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