On Tue, Jun 9, 2020, 11:50 Don Wirtz <email@example.com> wrote:
Gentlemen - I've put this message off as long as possible, hoping to
hear further from the District Master regarding our restricted operating
status. On April 18th, I (and all FNs) received a very pointed email
from Rick Langheim (District Sec.) stating that any and all Assembly
meetings/activities, of any kind, are to be suspended, until further
I polled our officers about two events, our June picnic, then scheduled
for 6-17 and our upcoming elections. The consensus was that we postpone
the picnic, perhaps doing it in the Fall, as one of our normal Socials.
Therefore, this is official notice that the June picnic is cancelled and
it will be the decision of the new administration as to when/if we have
That brings up the second matter which is officer elections. We toyed
with the idea of some sort of on-line/email election but concluded that
we can easily delay elections until we are able to meet. That means the
Faithful Navigator and Faithful Comptroller would have to continue in
their current rolls, past our normal 6-30 changeover date. I have
cleared this with our (likely) new FN and he is agreeable. Unless I hear
objections, this is the road we will travel.
However, for different reasons, our Purser cannot continue indefinitely.
We must recruit a new Purser as quickly as possible and both Ron Chmiel
and myself have been unsuccessful, to this point, but we will continue
our efforts. I ask each of you, especially those who have not yet held
an officer roll in the Assembly, to prayerfully consider taking this
As for now and the next few weeks, I will continue to keep you informed
as we look forward to being able to meet again.
I remind all of you to let any Assembly officer know, if any Sir Knight
is in need of assistance.
God be with you all.
Don Wirtz, FN