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                                         Group 3’s April Monthly Conference Call
 
                  • Group Commanders Opening (10 minutes)
                  • Group CC Out of Wing
                                o Will be at Maxwell AFB 24 April – 3 May for National Staff College
 
                  • Duty Assignments & Reports (40 minutes)
 
                  • Professional Development  – Lt Col Fairmond
                               o Reaching out to previous member who is returning to Springfield, working on  getting his qualifications/training back

                  • Operations  – Maj Peterson
                               o Aircraft is back after its 100 hr inspection
                               o Recurring Form 5 for Lt Relph
                               o Working on new pilot for TMP and Orientation Pilot for Lt Myers
                               o Bloomington and Peoria have runway maintenance going on
                               o Will be contacting Champaign for Glider flights interest

                  • Emergency Services  – Major Stalets
                               o NESA is upcoming
                               o Continuing monthly training have 9 attendees

                  • Communications  – TFO Peterson
                               o Nothing to report
 
              3. Squadron Reports (10 Minutes)

             ● McLean County – Major Stalets
                               o New great start cycle started in April; 5 cadets joined
 
             4. Closing [Lt Col Thirtyacre] (5 minutes)

Attendees
● Lt Col Kirk Thirtyacre
● Lt Col Don Fairimond
● Major Andy Peterson
● Major Ryan Stalets
● TFO Ross Peterson

 

Group 3’s June Monthly Conference Call

 

                          • Group Commanders Opening (10 minutes)

                                          • Macomb Heritage Days o 29-30 June

                                                     o Event is taking place have assistance from Springfield for Saturday and Sunday

                                         • Wing Conference o 13-15 September in Springfield

                                                     o Sign Up Link ▪ https://www.eventbrite.com/e/illinois-wing-of-civil-air-patrol-2019- conference-registration-56765825111

                                        • Duty Assignments & Reports (40 minutes)

                                        • Professional Development – Lt Col Fairmond

                                                   o Kudos to Springfield for stepping up in PD

                                       • Operations – Major Peterson

                                                  o Aircraft is “Flying” at JFA

                                                  o Regroup operations in July/August to start getting cadets going on O-Flights • Finance – 2d Lt Relph

                                                  o 76.30 reimbursement for SLS activity, $1384.03 total in account as of April

                                      3. Squadron Reports (10 Minutes)

                                     ● McLean County – Major Peterson

                                                o Completed last cohort class 5 new members, new cohort starts in September

                                                o Lots of cadet activities for the summer

                                      ● Peoria – 2d Lt Relph o STEM Activities

                                               o Recruiting growth for cadets

                            4. Closing [Lt Col Thirtyacre] (5 minutes)

Attendees

● Lt Col Kirk Thirtyacre

● Lt Col Don Fairimond

● Major Andy Peterson

● 2d Lt Dwayne Relph

 

Group 3’s September Monthly Conference Call

        · Group Commanders Opening (10 minutes)

            · FY20 Finance Documents

                    o Need to be submitted to Wing by end of September

            · FY20 Equipment Inventory

                    o Start competing inventory and needs to be completed by December

            · Group Commander will be stepping down in late October/Early November to take on new position at wing

                    o Official announcement from wing will be going out to the wing forthcoming for how to apply and the requirements of the position

        · Duty Assignments & Reports (40 minutes)

            · Professional Development – Lt Col Fairmond

                    o Nothing to report

            · Chaplain – Lt Col Eason

                    o Nothing to report

            · Aerospace – Maj Hendrickson

                    o Aerospace education reports for Plan of Action and Report by end of October

                    o IHSA Cross Country Meet in Peoria 8-9 November more information to follow

            · Operations – Major Peterson

                    o Wrapping up FY 19 Flying

            · Cadet Programs – Capt Van Meter

                    o Working to organize a monthly group cadet activity throughout the year each month

            · Safety – 1st Lt Parker

                    o Nothing to report

        3. Squadron Reports (10 Minutes)

            ● Peoria – Maj Kee

                    o Some new interest with cadet recruitment

            ● Springfield – SM Donlean

                    o STEM Fair at Rochester

                    o Glider Flights at Bult

                    o Color Guard at Wing Conference

                    o Wreaths Across America starting for the year

            ● McLean County – Major Peterson

                    o New cohort just started with 8 new cadets

                    o Upcoming squadron change of command

                    o Looking into new meeting location as airport is looking at other options for building

            ● Decatur – 1st Haubner

                    o Two senior members transferred from within group, new senior transfer from another Wing

                    o Working with public school district to start recruiting

                    o Looking for new meeting location

            ● Champaign – 1st Lt Lambeth

                    o Cadet commander has been appointed

                    o New senior member transfer from another Wing

                    o New members with 2 new seniors and 5 incoming cadets

                    o Have starting to do outside recruiting events have been gaining members

                    o Squadron pilot has been trained to begin cadet O-Rides

        4. Closing [Lt Col Thirtyacre] (5 minutes)

        Attendees

            ● Lt Col Kirk Thirtyacre

            ● Lt Col Don Fairimond

            ● Lt Col Louis Eason

            ● Major Carl Hendrickson

            ● Major Andy Peterson

            ● Major Chad Kee

            ● Capt Lori Van Meter

            ● Capt Ben Manley

            ● 1st Lt Ken Lambeth

            ● 1st Lt Bruce Haubner

            ● 1st Lt Corey Parker

            ● SM Matthew Donelan

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