2011 MID-WINTER CONFERENCE INSPECTOR GENERAL’s WORKSHOP FEBRUARY 28, 2011 “Protecting and Preserving the Integrity and Good Name of Our Organization.” . Crystal Gateway Marriott. INSPECTOR GENERAL SEMINAR. MISSION STATEMENT
2011 MID-WINTER CONFERENCEINSPECTOR GENERAL’s WORKSHOPFEBRUARY 28, 2011“Protecting and Preserving the Integrity and Good Name of Our Organization.”
Crystal Gateway Marriott
Made up exclusively of men and women disabled in our nation’s defense, the Disabled American Veterans is dedicated to one, single purpose — building better lives for all of our nation’s disabled veterans and their families. This mission is carried forward by:
Thrift Store Operations
Others – golf tournaments, fishing tournaments, car donation programs, etc.
THRIFT STORE OPERATIONS
1.All new Thrift Store Operations contracts must be entered into by the Department in which the activity is to take place.
2. If a Thrift Store Operation contract between a Chapter and a Management Company existed prior to August 1, 1989, that contract may be renewed so long as it complies with the Bylaws and NEC Regulations.
3.Key items – Contract not to exceed 5 years; Contract must provide for a
180 day written cancellation policy for either party, with or without cause;
Shall not contain automatic renewal clause; Must include language whichexcludes the National Organization from liability; Subordinate entity must
receive a minimum of 10% of gross sales before any deductions of any kind;
and the NEC must approve all Thrift Store contracts.
Recently revised NEC Regulation 4 includes Bingo as a program which must not operate at a loss. Currently there are only 76 operations, of which 8 are operating at a loss and 32 are hanging by a thread.
INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
What will keep us out of trouble?
CHAPTERS AND DEPARTMENTS
Trusteeship, Charter Suspension or Revocation
Letter of Reprimand; Suspension; Transfer to State or National At-Large or Expulsions.