November 4, 2021 BOD Meeting Minutes

Posted on Nov 12, 2021

Board Members Present:                                                

  • J. Carson, President
  • W. Walsh, Vice President
  • P. Malchow, Sgt-at-Arms
  • L. Warnes, Treasurer
  • D. Brockman, Secretary
  • J. Cowan
  • J. Matiatos
  • V. Thomson
  • M. Waldera
  • S, Warren
  • S. Carbonara-Ramos

Excused

  • T. Kippel

Staff Members Present:

  • S. Dillon, Executive Director
  • Rhonda Keller, Office Manager
  • J. Newsome, Attorney

Executive Session called to order at 10:45am:

The Executive Committee of the Board voted unanimously to appoint Jake Cowan as PPA Vice President, beginning January 1, 2022 and ending December 31, 2023. This fills the seat vacated by current Vice President and President-Elect, Bill Walsh.

General Session called to order at 11:00am

Guests:

Sheldon Schnese, Stockers Car Club: a donation in the amount of $2000 payable to the CSPPA Fallen Officer Fund was presented by Mr. Schnese on behalf of the Stockers Car Club.

Steve Noblitt, Candidate for El Paso County Sheriff: at the request of the Board, candidate Noblitt returned to be re-interviewed, discussing budget, CJC issues, legislation, Covid, and goals.  The board subsequently voted to endorse and contribute $1000 to Noblitt’s campaign.

Contribution:

  • 1st: D. Brockman 
  • 2nd: S. Carbonara-Ramos 
  • All in favor 

Endorsement:

  • 1st: S. Carbonara-Ramos
  • 2nd: L. Warnes
  • All in favor

Board Discussion Items:

August and September Financial Reports:

  • 1st: P. Malchow
  • 2nd: J. Matiatos
  • All in favor
Investment Accts.     Sept. 2021 August 2021 July 2021 June 2021 May 2021 April 2021
Gen. Invested Fund $303,051.94 $310,352.49 $310,352.49 $311,001.51 $309,679.38 $307,228.32
Fallen Officers Fd. $192,281.44 $196,788.39 $196,788.39 $197,287.52 $196,579.72 $194,579.23
Totals $495,333.38 507,140.88 $507,140.88 $508,289.03 $506,259.10 $501,807.55

 

Investment Accts  Sept. 2021 Sept. 2020
Gen’l Invested Fund $303,051.94  

$264,061.67

 

Fallen Officers Fund $192,281.44  

$165,882.70

 

Totals $495,333.38  

$429,944.37

 

 

Investment Accts  August 2021 August 2020
Gen’l Invested Fund $310,678.58  

$270,217.78

 

Fallen Officers Fund $196,997.80  

$170,156.23

 

Totals $507,676.38  

$440,374.01

 

 

Checking Account Sept. 2021 August 2021
   

$164,816.15

 

$157,554.93

 Small Donor Account:     September 2021                 September 2020

                                    $23,244.00                           $ 23,244.00

Narcan Life Saving Award: PPA Board not taking position on whether administration of Narcan should be categorized as a lifesaving award as such a determination is dependent on individual circumstances.

Bylaw Revision: The Board approved multiple revisions to the bylaws pending legal approval.

  • 1st: Walsh
  • 2nd: P. Malchow
  • All in favor

Agenda Items for November Meeting with the Chiefs: TSA mask and vaccine mandates; 2022 budget.

Meeting adjourned at 1:20 pm.