Meeting Minutes
Chief Petty Officers Association of Miami, Inc. 
Thursday,  October 7th, 20


President: BMCM Chuck Robertson, Retired 

Vice President: CPO Tedlow 

Secretary: LSCS Gary Rosenberg, Retired 

Treasurer: OSCS Ronald B. Roy, Retired


Honorable members and guests present: 

BMCM Chuck Robertson

OSCS Ronald Roy

LSCS(SW) Gary Rosenberg

YNCM Marc Fagenbaum

BMC(SS) Mike Short

QMCS Ken Larson

QMC Arthur Drago

HMC Rick Tedlow

CMDCS John Briody

BMCM Paul LaCousiere

CBCM Ron Zasloff

HMCS George Herrera

HMC Norman Powell

CPOA meeting was called to order by Master Chief Chuck Robertson at 1930.

Pledge of Allegiance and Moment of Silence followed by the Sailors Creed.

-       Chuck – welcome our new members or returning, None

          Minutes from the Previous Meeting. Motion to accept minutes as posted. Duly seconded and approved.


Treasurer’s Report:

Checks outstanding; #1079 Arroyo $1,000

Outstanding deposit; None

Checking  $  6,735.85
Savings     $  3,213.52
MM         $ 26,843.06
CD          $ 15,738.52

Total        $ 52,738.95

Motion to accept the treasurer’s report. Duly seconded and approved.



·        Awards – Chief Short, NTR

Scholarship – Chief Tedlow, Apply by July 2022.

Philanthropy – Chief Powell, Gayle Malone’s mother Stella was very sick and passed away, we  sent flower and received a thank you card. 
                          Received a thank you from Christy Hottinger when Chief George Collin passed away and she sent a $100 donation. 
                          Jim Trunk passed away. He donated $10,000 a year for 3 years.
                          AJ says thank you for the card after his surgery.


·         Ship Liaison – Senior Chief Starr, NTR


·         Fleet Week - NTR


·         Season – CMDCS Briody, The Mess and Selects are going to Key west on October 21st and 22nd to do their uniform fitting, comrels,
                 and training with the Key west Mess.

                 ALL are invited to the Anchor auction on 10/28 at 1830. The location is the American Legion Post 92 in Hollywood Fl.

                 The Command birthday ceremony on November 6th at the NOSC. There will be a heritage event at 1400 with the selectees and the command.

                The Khaki ball is on December 4th at Don Shula's at 1700 in Miami lakes. There will be a heritage table for the CPOA members.
                More info will be put out at the next meeting.


·         CRYC – Master Chief LaCoursiere, NTR


·         MWR – Holiday dinner, will be December 11th at 6pm at Tropical Acres, $25 a person. Khakis is the uniform and food choices will be Filet, sea bass and prime rib.
               Key west is now open except the Fly Navy bldg.


·         VA Liaison – Master Chief Robertson,  NTR


·         Fund Raising – Chief George,. Not invited back to BB&T yet, looking into F1 race, the race will run for 10 years.
                          Hard rock NFL possibility, main issue is getting bodies to participate. Raffles at the legion,


Old Business:


·         Discussion was made about changing the bylaws for the scholarship portion. We picked a lead to start a committee for any changes to the bylaws.

New Business:


·         Motion to donate $500 to fund the Chief Selects for their trip to Key west. Motion was seconded and approved

·         Discussion was made about changing the location of the CPOA meeting location to the NOSC, Cooper City, Pompano or Hollywood FL. No motion was made.


Good of the Order:


·         50/50 raffle after the meeting for $1





LSCS Gary Rosenberg
MIAMI CPOA Secretary