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January Meeting Minutes

MINUTES of the Middletown Area Society of Homebrewers (MASH)
Meeting date: January 9, 2014

Call to order: A regular meeting of the MASH, was held at Osborn Brewing in Monroe, OH on January 9, 2014. The meeting convened at 7:05pm with no board of directors.

Officers’ reports:


Board and committee reports:


Unfinished business:
Amendment of current bylaws & Robert’s rules of order.

Motion: Moved by Joe S. that the 5 currently listed positions (President, Vice President, 2nd Vice President, Communications Officer and Treasurer) be changed to a four person board consisting of a President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer and add a two person board of trustees.
Motion failed.

Motion: Moved by Brent O. to accept terms of previous motion with the amendment that there be both a communications officer and a secretary, creating a five person board.
Vote passes. Motion carried.

New business:
Election of Board

Motion: Patty Contreras nominated for secretary.
Vote passes. Motion carries.
Motion: Doug Hayes Jr. nominated for president.
Vote passes. Motion carries.
Motion: Joseph Souder nominated for vice president.
Vote passes. Motion carries.
Motion: Tom Aguero nominated for communications officer.
Vote passes. Motion carries.
Motion: Brent Kuhlman nominated for treasurer.
Vote passes. Motion carried.

Setting of dues

Motion: Joe S. moves to increase dues to $25 per year.  All dues will be household memberships.
Vote passes. Motion carries.
Motion: Joe S. moves to collect dues by February 1st of every year.
Vote passes. Motion carries.
Establishment of club competition
Motion: Kent Kirkendall nominated as head of competition committee.
Vote passes. Motion carries.


  • Dues ($25) are due by February 1st.
  • Next month’s meeting is set for February 6th, 7pm, at MadTree brewing company.

Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 7:42pm.

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