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Meeting Announcements

Just a heads up, tonight at 7PM will be our monthly ALERT meeting. Hope to see you there!

Members: Did you know that we have a separate website for ALERT members, where you can review meeting minutes and drafts?
If you are a current member, and you don’t have access to this, or are missing the newsletter emails / callout, let us know via the Contact Us form, or send us a message on Facebook (

The most recent newsletter had information about our upcoming membership vote on the Constitutional Amendment on our November 14 meeting. As a reminder, both Operational and Support members who are current have voting rights in our organization.
In case you missed it, see more info below.

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ALERT Members: We need your help! It’s that time of the year again, where it’s time that we nominate the future leaders of ALERT.
By next meeting, Ronnie and I are tasked with nominating officers for the coming year. Of course, nominations can also come from the floor as well. 
What do we need from the ALERT Operational/Supporting Team
Please contact with the following:
  • If you would like to step forward to volunteer for or are willing to hold any elected officer position, or…
  • If you would like to put someone’s name forward for any elected officer position.

This month, Dale Chambers and Roger Parsons are the nominating committee for the new year’s officer elections.  Nominations will be accepted up until the vote at our next NWS meeting. Just reply back to the email that was sent earlier.

Active ALERT members are invited to nominate for the offices of:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • NWS Liaison
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary

We encourage all members to attend on May 10, 2016, at 7:00PM to cast your votes!

Good evening everyone!

Just a quick update for our meeting, from Ronnie King (WX4RON). The monthly ALERT meeting will continue as scheduled, at 7PM, with door open at 6:50PM. This is the first meeting of the new officers for the 2015-2016 term.

There is a weather event expected some time that night, after our meeting time period. Please stay tuned for updates on the ALERT Facebook page/group.

Additionally, we are planning to do a monthly test of our callout system tomorrow.

Update: As/of 1:48PM today, we are still having the meeting at 7PM.

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