From NAWCC Secretary Hugh Overton:

Dear Members
Following are the Minutes of the Special Council Meeting held in
Orlando, Florida, February 21, 2004.


NAWCC SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING
ORLANDO, FLORIDA



MINUTES
Saturday, February 21, 2004

NOTICE OF MEETING

Upon due notice, had and received, the Council of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. met February 21, 2004 at the Marriott-Downtown Hotel, Orlando, Florida.

COUNCIL MEMBERS PRESENT

Judy Draucker
President
John Hubby
1st Vice President
Tom McIntyre
2nd Vice President
Hugh Overton
Secretary
Bill Curtin
Treasurer

Bill Bryan
Director
Frank Del Greco
Director
Rochelle Gaenger
Director
Bill Keller
Director
Phil Priestley
Director
Mary Ann Wahlner
Director

Myron Mintz
Counsel, NAWCC
Connie Stuckert
Executive Director

COUNCIL MEMBERS ABSENT

Doug Cowan
Immediate Past President
Steve Berger
Director
Steve Burgamy
Director
Joe Kuechle
Director
Leroy Wilkerson
Director

NWCM TRUSTEES PRESENT

Gerhard Hutter
Trustee
Fred Tischler
Trustee

OTHERS PRESENT FOR ALL OR PART OF THE MEETING

Fortunat Mueller-Maerki Chairman, NWCM Library Committee,RogerGedron NWCM Library Committee

Nick Bonura Chairman, NAWCC
Convention Committee
Betty Brown Ex-Director

Pam Tischler NAWCC FSW
Program/Education Committee




Joe Cohen General Chairman,
NAWCC 2005
National Convention
George Orr Past President

Joanne Orr NAWCC Membership &
Publicity
Committee
George Buschman General Chairman, 2004
Florida
Mid-Winter Regional
Jo Ann Buschman Member

Ruth Overton Member


CALL TO ORDER - SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2004

With a quorum established, President Judy Draucker called the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. (NAWCC) Council meeting to order on Saturday, February 21, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. The President
welcomed those present and set procedures for the meeting. She further stated that guests would have an opportunity to speak to the Council at the end of the meeting.

President Draucker announced for the record the absence of Immediate Past President Doug Cowan and Directors Steve Burger, Steve Burgamy, Joe
Kuechle, and Leroy Wilkerson.

MOTION: John Hubby; Seconded by Mary Ann Wahlner: To suspend the rules at this meeting with respect to untimely agenda items in order to allow for discussion and action. Motion passed. Voting yea: Bryan, Curtin,
Del Greco, Gaenger, Hubby, Keller, McIntyre, Overton, Priestley,Wahlner. Voting nay: None. Absent: Berger, Burgamy, Cowan, Kuechle,
Wilkerson.

MOTION: John Hubby; Seconded by Rochelle Gaenger: That Council ratify the approval of minutes of the December 2003 Meeting of the Council,given by a majority in electronic meeting with waiver of 30 day notice.
Motion passed. Voting yea: Bryan, Curtin, Del Greco, Gaenger, Hubby,Keller, McIntyre, Overton, Priestley, Wahlner. Voting nay: None.
Absent: Berger, Burgamy, Cowan, Kuechle, Wilkerson.

FINANCIAL REPORT: CURTIN

A brief financial report was given by Treasurer Bill Curtin.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT: STUCKERT

Executive Director Connie Stuckert gave an update on Headquarters activities, focusing on several topics of immediate interest:
*Overall fundraising efforts for this fiscal year are well ahead of previous years, over $173,000 being received from grants and donations.The Annual Appeal in particular showed significant improvement.

*Roofing contractors were invited to evaluate the leak situation, all of which is occurring in the new building area. Repairs made on the olderroof last year are holding well but spot repairs in the new area are not.

*A packet of completed lesson plans for the first phase of the school educational program was distributed and discussed, noting that the
development of programs that can be distributed to interested chapters for local sponsorship will be considered longer term.

*An organization chart was distributed, showing a proposed structure to be implemented if the merger is approved.

*A draft plan for implementing the Public Time Project was distributed. This plan envisions a high level of participation by members and
chapters to ensure its success.

ADHOC WEB AND TECHNOLOGY REPORT: McINTYRE

Report was advanced to motion regarding upgrade of computer systems at NAWCC Headquarters.

2003 NAWCC NATIONAL CONVENTION: DRAUCKER

President Draucker provided an update on a situation regarding the Convention.

2003 SYMPOSIUM REPORT: HUBBY

General Chairman John Hubby reported that total attendance for the 2003 Ward Francillon Time Symposium held in St. Louis, Mo was 75 persons. A final report of income and expenditures will be furnished pending
receipt of additional invoices.

ETHICS COMMITTEE REPORT: DRAUCKER

Report was referred to Ethics and Code of Conduct Task Force discussion.

2004 NAWCC NATIONAL CONVENTION REPORT:
ORR/OVERTON

General Chairman George Orr and Mart Chairman Hugh Overton gave an update on the 2004 NAWCC National Convention to be held in Oklahoma City
June 30-July 4, 2004.

MOTION: John Hubby; Seconded by Bill Curtin: To approve the preliminary budget on a provisional basis for the 2005 NAWCC National
Convention in Fort Lauderdale as revised. Motion passed. Voting yea:
Bryan, Curtin, Del Greco, Gaenger, Hubby, Keller, McIntyre, Overton,
Priestley, Wahlner. Voting nay: None. Absent: Berger, Burgany,
Cowan, Kuechle, Wilkerson.

MOTION: Hugh Overton; Seconded by Mary Ann Wahlner: To recall the charter of the Heart of the North Chapter No. 127. Motion passed.
Voting yea: Bryan, Curtin, Del Greco, Gaenger, Hubby, Keller, McIntyre,Overton, Priestley, Wahlner. Voting nay: None. Absent: Berger,
Burgamy, Cowan, Kuechle, Wilkerson.

MOTION: John Hubby; Seconded by Mary Ann Wahlner: To Form an Ethics and Code of Conduct Task Force. Motion passed. Voting yea: Bryan,
Curtin, Del Greco, Gaenger, Hubby, Keller, McIntyre, Overton, Priestley,Wahlner. Voting nay: None. Absent: Berger, Burgamy, Cowan, Kuechle,
Wilkerson.

MOTION: John Hubby; Seconded by Mary Ann Wahlner: That the scope of the
Ethics and Code of Conduct Task Force now be reviewed, and sub-groups or sub-committees be established at the time of appointment of members.Motion passed. Voting yea: Bryan, Curtin, Del Greco, Gaenger, Hubby,
Keller, McIntyre, Overton, Priestley, Wahlner. Voting nay: None.Absent: Berger, Burgamy, Cowan, Kuechle, Wilkerson.

President Draucker excused Director Phil Priestley at 4:15 p.m.

A point of order inquiry was raised by Director Wahlner due to the presence of only five Directors, six being required by the NAWCC Bylaws.

President Draucker recessed the meeting due to a lack of a quorum and announced the meeting would reconvene in the Banquet Room at 6:45 p.m.

President Draucker announced tentative dates of June 29, 30, 2004 for Council Meeting to be held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Meeting was reconvened at 6:45 p.m. by 2nd Vice President Tom McIntyre in the Banquet Room.

A quorum was established with Director Phil Priestley rejoining the meeting. Director Joe Kuechle also joined the meeting at this time.

2nd Vice President Tom McIntyre turned the gavel over to Secretary Hugh Overton.

MOTION: Tom McIntyre; Seconded by Bill Bryan: That Council approve in 2004 from reserves a maximum expenditure of $3500.00 for upgrade of
software modules to allow installation of Windows 2003 Server on our two in-house servers. Motion passed. Voting yea: Bryan, Curtin, DelGreco, Gaenger, Hubby, Keller, Kuechle, McIntyre, Overton, Priestley,
Wahlner. Voting nay: None. Absent: Berger, Burgamy, Cowan,Wilkerson.

President Draucker announced that 2004 Florida Mid-Winter Regional General Chairman George Buschman has committed $3500.00 for the upgrade
of software at NAWCC Headquarters.

MOTION: Tom McIntyre; Seconded by Rochelle Gaenger: To adjourn the meeting. Motion passed. Voting yea: Bryan, Curtin, Del Greco,
Gaenger, Hubby, Keller, Kuechle, McIntyre, Overton, Priestley, Wahlner.
Voting nay: None. Absent: Berger, Burgamy, Cowan, Wilkerson.

Meeting adjourned at 6:50 p.m., February 21, 2004.

Respectfully submitted:


Hugh Overton
NAWCC Secretary
hoverton@4state.com

NOTE:

An open session for member's comments and suggestions was held before
recessing.