Lodge Officer Nominations
At our regular lodge meeting tonight, we accepted nominations for elected officers for 2014. They are as follows:
President- Clay Ballenger (Acclamation)
1st Vice-President- James Stump (I), Patrick Stephens
2nd Vice-President- Marcie Brannon (Acclamation)
Secretary- Tim Stendel (Acclamation)
Treasurer- Jean Vanlandingham (Acclamation)
Conductor- Gary Otterstrom (Acclamation)
Parliamentarian- Bryan Bryden, Linda Upton
Inner Guard- Jeri Tucker (Acclamation)
Board of Directors (2 Positions)- Jack Pike (I), Jerad Lindsey, Mike Helton, Dave Crow
Board of Trustees- Craig Murray (Acclamation)
Negotiations Committee (3 Positions)- Ron Neal (I), Shane Tuell (I), Jack Pike, Patrick Stephens, John Sherrill
Names submitted by the FOP Health and Welfare Trust Board for confirmation: Jeff Edwards (I), Gene Watkins (I), and Darin Filak (I). This will be a yes or no vote for confirmation to another 3-year term. If any are not confirmed, additional names will be submitted to the FOP for confirmation by the Trust Board.
The election will be held online at tulsafop93.org starting November 28, 2013 at 0700 hours and ending December 4, 2013 at 1930 hours. After logging on, click on “Online Voting” on the left side of the home page.
Congratulations to those reelected or elected by acclamation. Best of luck to those running for office.
New Standing Rule
The following Standing Rule was adopted by the lodge at the meeting: “A vote to make any public endorsement in the name of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 93 for any candidate seeking elected office shall require a minimum of 48 hours notice be given to the membership to inform them that the vote may occur. The notice will be sent by email through the lodge website, tulsafop93.org" .
Queen of Hearts
Brother Adam Dawson’s ticket was drawn for the Queen of Hearts progressive raffle. He did not turn over the Queen of Hearts but won $20. Congratulations Adam!
Sister Marcie Brannon won a Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics computer bag in the drawing as well.
Clay Ballenger, President