Board of Director’s Meeting Minutes

Monday March 15th, 2021

Attendees: Doug Pilcher, Alex Dreiling, Jim McCall, Rick Crow, Dave Dupre, Primo Rivera, Toby Silhavy, Amanda Darling, Gale Vasquez, Jacques Telles, Adi Kochav

Michael Hobson, Oliver Soto, Manrico Mincuzzi – Absent (Time Zone Change Confusion)


Brick has been purchased and will be presented during the NC Contest at AMA HQ in May. This will be the best chance for Mike’s family to attend.

World’s proposal format was presented to the board. Any proposal should be submitted NLT 6/30/2021.

Website is continuing to progress towards completion. Various items are still in progress,

Primo offered his services to anyone wanting to ask judging questions or put on a Judging School. Several Regions are offering schools and clinics.

Jim gave a treasurer’s report and reported that the transition is complete from the old accounts. SWAG store continues to produce income for IMAC general fund.

Alex presented an idea of having a lifetime membership for IMAC that would be available for purchase. Decision to put it out to the Pilots Lounge in the forums.

Regional Updates

NE - Schedule almost finished with one more contest to be scheduled. Canadian contests are scheduled as well.

SE – Contest season has started, and judging school is being held.

NC – 3 different judging schools will be held, and a large contingent will be attending the NATS this year. Hoping to expand territory and will have the regionals at Toledo.

SC – Boot Camp was held in San Antonio and new contests are being scheduled as well as judging school. Hoping for 2 new contests in Missouri and Arkansas. SWAG sales by Amanda continue to produce income back to general fund.

NW – 13 contests so far and more to come. 7 of our 13 are Canadian events. Regionals will be scheduled later when the border becomes clearer.

SW – First contest was held in Tucson and 15 pilots braved the snow. Schedule is full of contests and looking forward to new contests in Colorado and Northern California.

EUROPE – Very little going on except in Israel. Europe is very much still in lockdown.

Asia Pacific – Contests are scheduled.

Meeting adjourned at 10:03 PM