Posted in: Admin, Policy

BRARA Board Administrative Policies

Membership Dues Increase

Adopted 2017-12-02 Revised

Motion

Change membership dues from $25 to $35 annually.

Discussion

At the December 2, 2017 Board of Directors Meeting, the Board voted to set 2018 dues at $35. Members can save $10 increase if renew at the old rate ($25) by December 31, 2017. Starting January 1, 2018 dues will be $35 per year.

Final Vote

Motion unanimously approved.


Shack Key Access

Adopted 2017-12-30 Revised

Motion

Moved by John.C and 2nd by Jeff.R

Change wording

From:

“To obtain a key for our ham shack you must be a member in good standing for a minimum of a continuous year and hold a general class license or above and go through a short training session with K4LEW (Lew), W4BFL (Jerry), W4WCD (Walt) or N4CGC (Max).”

To:

“To obtain a key for our ham shack you must be a member in good standing for a minimum of a continuous year and go through a short training session with member of the BRARA Board.”

Discussion

Discussed motion. All places this wording occurs like brochure and newsletter will be changed.

Final Vote

Motion unanimously approved.


New Member Dues

Adopted 2018-09-16 Revised

Motion

Moved by Jeff.R W4AEQ and 2nd by Jeff.S K4BH

A new member who joins and pays dues on or after October 1st of the current year shall be considered paid in full through December 31st of the following year.

Discussion

Discussed the motion.

Final Vote

Motion unanimous approved.


Current Member Renewals

Adopted 2018-09-16 Revised 2019-03-13

Motion

Moved by Patrick KE4OBV and 2nd by George WA8VNV

A current member in good standing who renew membership for the following year by paying dues on or after October 1st of the current year and no later than March 31st of the following year shall then be considered an active member in good standing.

Discussion

Discussed the motion.

Final Vote

Motion passed by unanimous approval.


Member Dues and Options

Adopted 2019-03-13 Revised 2019-03-13

Motion

Moved by Patrick KE4OBV and 2nd by George WA8VNV

BRARA has the following membership options

  • Full Membership with FCC license is $35 per year
  • Family Member is $5 per year for each additional family member
  • Associate Member is $10 per year and has no voting privileges
  • Lifetime Member is $500 paid one time

Discussion

Discussed the motion.

Final Vote

Motion passed by unanimous approval.


Sponsored and Coordinated Repeater or Talk Group

Adopted 2019-03-13 Revised 2019-03-13

Motion

Moved by George WA2VNV and 2nd by Patrick KE4OBV

Any on-air activity sponsored, coordinated or operated by BRARA shall utilize a repeater or talk group that meets the following conditions:

  1. A BRARA owned and documented repeater or talk group
  2. The organization or individual owning the repeater or talk group has given explicit permission to BRARA to use repeater or talk group for purposes of a specific activity
  3. If the repeater or talk group is not owned by BRARA, the owner has agreed via verifiable means to all of the following conditions:
    1. BRARA is the final authority regarding the rules under which the activity is conducted
    2. BRARA is the final authority on who may participate in the activity and by what means
    3. All contact lists, logs, and participant lists as well as any other work products of the activity shall be considered to have been created on behalf of BRARA.
    4. All rights regarding the present and future use, dissemination and/or disposition of said work products shall belong exclusively to BRARA.

Discussion

Discussed the motion.

Final Vote

Motion passed by unanimous approval.


BRARA Member Silent Key Memorials 

Adopted 2020-10-03 Revised _________

Motion

Bruce moved any BRARA member who becomes silent key will be added to a plaque with name and callsign, 2nd by John.C.

Discussion

Discussed the motion.

Final Vote

Motion passed by unanimous approval.

Motion

Bruce moved any BRARA present or past officer, director, or key person who becomes silent key, by board discretion may have a frame created with headshot picture, name, and callsign to be placed on the shack wall, 2nd by John.C.

Discussion

Discussed the motion.

Final Vote

Motion passed by unanimous approval.

Motion

Bruce moved a surviving BRARA regular member in good standing who lost a family member who was also a BRARA regular member in good standing, at board discretion granting Lifetime membership to the surviving BRARA member, 2nd by john.C.

Discussion

Discussed the motion.

Final Vote

Motion passed by unanimous approval.