Oregon Veterans Motorcycle Association

Meeting Minutes
VFW Albany

August 11, 2018

Call to Order at 1300

Pledge of Allegiance

Moment of Silence for fallen comrades, POW/MIA’s, Prayer from Robie

Officer Roll Call:

President – Robie Vandiver

Vice President – Bill Jones

Treasurer – Neil Wilson – Excused

Secretary – Susan Moretz

Sgt. At Arms – John Ferguson

State Road Capt – Position Vacant

Quartermaster – Position Vacant

Introduce new members and guests: Gary Dulany, Army, new member of Wind Riders.

Approval of January 2018 minutes: Motion from Al, seconded by Wayne, minutes approved.

Financial Report provided by Neil: $200 paid for vet books; $200 to a vet who lost his home in Warm Springs (Go Fund Me); $130 to print 200 tri-folds for Deschutes County Fair booth (Robie has them if anyone needs them). Received dues from all chapters. OVMA received a thank you card from Edward C. Allworth Veterans Home in Lebanon for our donation of gift cards to residents.

Officer Reports:


Vice-President –

Treasurer – Susan reported for Neil: Kalapuya has paid OVMA dues since the August meeting.


Sgt at Arms

State Road Cpt – Position Vacant

Quartermaster – Position Vacant


Chapter Reports:

Kalapuya – No Represemtation.

Wind Riders – Wayne reported for Royce. ‘Run to The Dalles Vet Home’ will be Sept. 15th. WR will leave their designated spot in Stayton and arrive approx. 0900 at Cousin’s for breakfast; arrive vet home between 1000 and 1100. Motion was made by Al, seconded by Wayne to donate $200 to WR so items can be purchased for vet residents. Shay had her surgery, she continues treatment, we wish her well and a speedy recovery. On August 26 there is a car show at the Timber Linn Park in Albany.

HDE – No Representation: Jim Windolph, Pres; Rick Dylla, VP

9/11 Campout, Sept. 7 & 8, Crooked River Ranch, contact Robie (541-350-0849) for information.

Old Business:
September meeting will be held on the morning of the 9th (Sunday) at Crooked River Ranch.
October meeting to be held at the VFW in Springfield.

New Business:
OVMA did not have a POW/MIA ride this year.
November OVMA State meeting is pending.

Good of the Order:


Meeting adjourned at 1340.


Next State Meetings:
Sept. 9 – Sunday morning at the 9/11 Campout, CRR.
Oct. 13 – Kalapuya will sponsor this state meeting at the VFW, 5344 Main St., Springfield; come early for lunch (they have a good menu).
Nov. 10 – To Be Determined.
Dec. – no state meeting this month.

Vet Appreciation Lunch,
August 25, VFW in Redmond.


Items for Sale: 1994 Goldwing Lehman Trike (contact Randy at 503-393-8244 regarding the trike) or call Walt & Nelda Allegar, 503-831-0294.

Oregon Stand Downs for 2018
, scheduled to date:

September 11, Portland
Contacts: Tasha Sloan, 360-696-4061, ext. 34399
Alex Glover, 503-280-4673

September 19, Bend
Contacts: David Nieradka, 541-383-2793
Tasha Sloan, 971-200-0351

September 20, Medford
Contacts: Bob Huff, 541-601-9283
Brooklyn Gartman, 541-826-2111, ext. 3990

September 20, Roseburg
Contacts: Jeremy Henderson, 541-440-1000, or
Tanya Thomas, 541-440-1000

October 5, Eugene
Contacts: Paul Cook, 541-613-5922
John Lambeth-Anderson, 541-671-7497

October 20, Troutdale
Contacts: Tasha Sloan, 360-696-4061, ext. 34399
Pete Pringle, 503-669-7112, ext. 264

October 20, Pendleton
Contacts: Denise Jerome, 541-276-1926
John Adams, 509-525-5200, ext. 26771

October 26, Warrenton
Contacts: Tasha Sloan, 971-200-0351
Patrick Preston, 503-325-4821

November 2, Tillamook
Contacts: Tasha Sloan, 971-200-0351
Patrick Preston, 503-325-4821

Minutes submitted by Susan Moretz, State Secretary.