It is currently Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:39 pm

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]


Image



Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 436 posts ]  Go to page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ... 22  Next
Author Message
 Post subject: High Drama in San Antonio
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:03 pm 
*Proud to be a*
*Proud to be a*
User avatar

Joined: Sun Oct 24, 2004 8:00 pm
Posts: 17151
Location: wilton.ct.us
http://nsca.nssa-nsca.org/2018/01/22/op ... embership/
Quote:
January 22, 2018

This past weekend, the Association held its annual winter executive meetings in San Antonio. For the past 10 years, these meetings have brought together several of the key joint committees of the Association (Finance and Long Range Planning), the NSSA Executive Committee, the NSCA Advisory Council and the NSCA Executive Council, as well as the joint NSSA/NSCA Steering Committee.

Recent events transpired which interrupted the normal schedule of this year’s meeting, and we feel it is very important that our Directors, Delegates and members are correctly informed about what occurred in the event they hear rumors or second-hand reports.

Last fall, the Association updated its bylaws to comply with recent changes to Texas corporate law. Continuing with that process, other corporate documents were due to be updated, including an updated Conflict of Interest document to be signed annually. This document was recently prepared by our attorneys for all individuals serving in leadership and elected governance positions. Shortly before Christmas, while this document work was nearing completion, we were made aware that several individuals in key NSCA-elected leadership positions on the Advisory Council and the Executive Council were conducting subversive activities. They were beginning an effort to create a new sporting clays organization to directly compete against NSCA for its membership and NSCA member clubs. Clearly, this is a conflict of interest for people holding leadership positions within our own governing bodies and cannot occur without appropriate action being taken.

Historically, all attendees at the winter meetings have been required to sign a Conflict of Interest (COI) Form prior to the beginning of these meetings. When the information about the subversive activities became clear, the NSSA Officers, on behalf of all NSSA-NSCA members, realized their obligation to protect the assets and Intellectual Property (IP) for the future of the Association. Given the impending meeting schedule and our intention to present plans and materials that have been developed at significant cost in member funds, immediate action was required to certify that those in attendance were supportive of the Association, did not have intentions to damage the future of NSCA, and would not share confidential Intellectual Property with a competitive organization.

With input from our legal counsel, the COI form was updated to a combined Conflict of Interest/Confidentiality/Non-Disclosure form, with expanded scope necessary to protect all assets rather than asking everyone to sign multiple documents. A notice was sent with the new form to all who were to attend this year’s meetings. Due to the tight schedule, a two-day turnaround was required for their signature; however, several individuals who indicated they would sign if they had time to complete their personal legal review were given several more days, and they subsequently signed. Everyone who was invited to the winter meetings from the committees listed above was required to sign the updated form to participate. Refusal to sign meant that those individuals could not be authorized to receive the materials for the meetings, nor be allowed access to meetings where key topics about the Association’s business and confidential future plans were to be discussed.

All NSSA and NSCA staff signed the document, as well as NSSA Executive Committee and other appointed committee members. Two of the recently-elected NSCA Advisory Council members tendered their resignations prior to the meetings rather than sign the forms. Twenty of the 45 members of the Advisory Council did sign the form, and 17 of them attended the meetings. While, unfortunately, the number of NSCA Advisory Council members who attended did not meet the requirement for a quorum to allow the Advisory Council or Executive Council to vote or conduct official business, those in attendance did meet with the NSCA Director, as well as the Executive Director and the NSSA officers; they were presented the confidential plans and materials as intended, and they had productive discussions on topics outlined on their agenda. We should also note that, in advance of their planned travel, the NSCA Executive Council members were invited to a closed meeting with the two of us to discuss this situation further prior to the beginning of the scheduled meeting; however, none of them accepted that invitation.

We’d like to make one other important clarification. It is being reported that NSSA has “taken away all control of the NSCA Marketing funds from NSCA.” That statement is unequivocally false. NSSA has never denied any NSCA request for property or capital improvements, nor any proposal for their marketing resources. NSSA has only required accounting controls and accountability/deliverables for the release of approved funds, which is an independent audit requirement and demonstrates good stewardship of our members’ funds.

The future of the NSCA is important to the Association and to all our members. We want to assure every Association member that the NSCA is still intact and will continue, regardless of the actions of a few individuals. NSSA will use all means available to protect its NSSA/NSCA membership and its assets.

We want to thank the NSCA Advisory Council members who did attend last weekend. They will be working closely with us in the very near future to determine the correct course of action and to address the status of the Advisory Council and Executive Council members who did not sign and did not attend. Processes for filling vacancies/resignations exist and will be followed.

If you have any questions, please contact either of us for further information. Thank you for your support of our Association and our shotgun sports!

Sincerely,

John Haugh, NSSA President
jch3005@aol.com
(216) 533-4203

Michael Hampton Jr., Executive Director
mhampton@nssa-nsca.com
(210) 688-3371 ext. 101



_________________
Jeff Hunter
NSCA: 557876
"Both Texas Tiger and Marist summarized proper pull away very well in the first two replys to your question." -- ZKienbaum
#MMUSOpen2019 #TheForkUSOpen2021 #marist89ForAC


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: High Drama in San Antonio
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:12 pm 
Presentation Grade

Joined: Fri Oct 02, 2015 4:09 pm
Posts: 614
In before lock.

_________________
#MakeSportingClaysGreatAgain, #MSCGA


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: High Drama in San Antonio
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:52 pm 
*Proud to be a*
*Proud to be a*
User avatar

Joined: Thu Aug 20, 2009 8:20 am
Posts: 11595
Subversive = treason ???

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA :lol:

_________________
Nsca # 540300. Been loving this game since 01.

Our prentice Tom may now refuse
To wipe his scoundrel master's shoes
For now he's free to sing and play
O'er the hills and far away.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: High Drama in San Antonio
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:05 pm 
Diamond Grade

Joined: Sun Jan 17, 2016 3:34 pm
Posts: 1917
Those damn Ruskies.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: High Drama in San Antonio
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:06 pm 
*Proud to be a*
*Proud to be a*
User avatar

Joined: Thu Aug 20, 2009 8:20 am
Posts: 11595
or maybe Facebook :lol:

_________________
Nsca # 540300. Been loving this game since 01.

Our prentice Tom may now refuse
To wipe his scoundrel master's shoes
For now he's free to sing and play
O'er the hills and far away.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: High Drama in San Antonio
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:07 pm 
Diamond Grade

Joined: Sun Jan 17, 2016 3:34 pm
Posts: 1917
:-)


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: High Drama in San Antonio
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:11 pm 
Presentation Grade
User avatar

Joined: Wed Jul 13, 2011 3:28 pm
Posts: 828
Location: Fresno,CA
It’s a fad

_________________
"I may be crazy but I ain't stupid"!

"I instruct to break targets...I coach to compete".


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: High Drama in San Antonio
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:12 pm 
Diamond Grade

Joined: Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:02 am
Posts: 1423
Location: KS
Guess hard vacuum can be found in places other than Washington DC


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: High Drama in San Antonio
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:02 pm 
*Proud to be a*
*Proud to be a*
User avatar

Joined: Thu Aug 20, 2009 8:20 am
Posts: 11595
FTR: just b/c you work in the industry , you ought not to have to sign your life away just b/c you sit in a voluntary capacity. In fact , who else is going to volunteer if not someone "in the industry?"

When suits are threatened , everybody gets a little crazy.

but "subversive" Jeez Louise.

_________________
Nsca # 540300. Been loving this game since 01.

Our prentice Tom may now refuse
To wipe his scoundrel master's shoes
For now he's free to sing and play
O'er the hills and far away.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: High Drama in San Antonio
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:03 pm 
Presentation Grade

Joined: Fri Oct 02, 2015 4:09 pm
Posts: 614
sera wrote:
Subversive = treason ???

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA :lol:


Subversive = collusion with the Russians

_________________
#MakeSportingClaysGreatAgain, #MSCGA


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: High Drama in San Antonio
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:11 pm 
Diamond Grade

Joined: Sun Jan 17, 2016 3:34 pm
Posts: 1917
Finally, we can get Congress to investigate. Flamethrower will be thrilled.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: High Drama in San Antonio
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:16 pm 
*Proud to be a*
*Proud to be a*
User avatar

Joined: Thu Mar 05, 2009 10:56 pm
Posts: 5600
Location: Central CT
Those BASTAGES!!

_________________
Mark

aka Mr. Tactful


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: High Drama in San Antonio
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:18 pm 
Utility Grade

Joined: Mon Nov 02, 2015 9:01 pm
Posts: 14
Subversives are the new Deplorables.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: High Drama in San Antonio
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:22 pm 
Presentation Grade

Joined: Fri Oct 02, 2015 4:09 pm
Posts: 614
If the NSCA split from the NSSA or a rival sporting clays association were formed, what would be changed? What would be better or worse than what is currently available?

_________________
#MakeSportingClaysGreatAgain, #MSCGA


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: High Drama in San Antonio
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:25 pm 
Diamond Grade

Joined: Sun Jan 17, 2016 3:34 pm
Posts: 1917
My opinion is nothing, possibly less if you’re talking about a rival organization.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: High Drama in San Antonio
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:33 pm 
Limited Edition

Joined: Fri Oct 27, 2006 6:59 pm
Posts: 314
8)

I would love to join a new organization that supported trappers rather than skeet shooters.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: High Drama in San Antonio
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:33 pm 
Shooting Instructor
Shooting Instructor
User avatar

Joined: Sun Jun 01, 2003 10:19 pm
Posts: 2183
Location: Tampa Florida
I am old enough to remember when we had two Sporting Clays associations NSCA and US-SCA

There are not enough sporting shooters to support 2 at a realistic cost

The UK has one the CPSA, but that covers ALL target games Trap, Skeet, SC, FITASC, Compact, ZZ and they have more shooters per acre that we do

Roger

_________________
Roger Gascoigne
AMICSI, CPSA Certified Coach
NSSA Level 1 Skeet Instructor
Phone 813-907-7340
Check out our E-books on Amazon here
http://www.rogergascoigneshootingcoach.com/books.html


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: High Drama in San Antonio
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:45 pm 
Diamond Grade
User avatar

Joined: Mon Feb 15, 2010 2:07 pm
Posts: 1561
Location: Virginia
I am reminded of when the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) was not meeting the needs of all of its membership and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) was formed. SCCA got the message, eventually, and made some needed changes and IMSA sputtered and then got traction. Today both exist and sponsor events and are in the news. So, IMO, another organization is not necessarily a threat to NSCA and could be a positive force in shooting sports. But, subversive--not really--but not cool to get caught at it.

_________________
Ken Schafer
Bull Run Shooting Instruction
BRSI@verizon.net
B-R-S-I.COM
VA NSCA Delegate
NSCA Level 2, Instructor
NRA Level 2, Shotgun Coach
CSM/TRACS Instructor

Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: High Drama in San Antonio
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:52 pm 
Diamond Grade

Joined: Sun Jan 17, 2016 3:34 pm
Posts: 1917
Roger,

That’s because there’s 11 acres total there:-) the UK has more shooters per acre in the cemeteries.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: High Drama in San Antonio
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:20 pm 
Diamond Grade

Joined: Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:02 am
Posts: 1423
Location: KS
Would be interesting to know what issue(s) got folks riled up enough to decide that they needed to start over with a new organization.




Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 436 posts ]  Go to page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ... 22  Next

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Registered users: 686LHinNC, aavp7a1, Abruzzone36, albanygun, andromeda673, Bing [Bot], Bladeswitcher, brm, browndrake, casonet, cookoff013, cowboy77845, Curly N, dcblvsh2, Dead_ah_pair, dickgtax, Dmc57, dogchaser37, dogknott, doppelflinten, dpe2002, drawdc, eiderz, flash 5, Fullcontact86, GAFORESTER, GMT210, Google [Bot], Google Adsense [Bot], heelerman, Husky44, icyclefar, jacksdad, Jason Johnson, Jayce23, JER2, Joe C., Keperkey, KRIEGHOFFK80, lossking, ludditedoc, marist89, martw, Meeteetse, Mule Driver, nhithaca, NimrodRx, oldbirdhntr, oldshotty, Patently Obvious, PNS, remdog1187, Researcher01, rhodes31072, Rinaldo, Road Man, Rphill01, RUT, se2884, skeetsit, Snotrub, TerryS, Tokamecotom, TOM-M, trdjohn, Twobarrels, Twodog, Vette Jockey, xsshooter


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Jump to:  
© 2017 Carbon Media Group Outdoors    - DMCA Notice