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BASIC FUNCTION

 

 

The Bell Tower Standing Committee is responsible to the ABA for all duties necessary to coordinate the printing, distribution, and storing of The Bell Towers and other related duties.

 

The Bell Tower Standing Committee administers the Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund which honors the Collins through contributions to a Bell Tower Fund to help maintain and assure the continued excellence and perpetuation of future Bell Tower publications. (Administration of fund established by Executive Board, November 9, 1991).

 

Selection of a new Editor and/or Membership Chairman will be made by the Bell Tower Standing Committee for consideration by the Executive Board.

 

The committee works closely with the Editor and Membership Chairman to accomplish these tasks.

 

 

BELL TOWER STANDING COMMITTEE QUALIFICATIONS

 

1. Computer experience and knowledge of computer equipment

2. Knowledge of policies, procedures, and history of ABA

3. Experience in working with printing and publishing companies

4. Ability to answer questions, inquiries, and requests accurately

5. Ability to research ways to promote short and long range plans to use the Collins Memorial Bell Tower Funds to keep The Bell Tower viable.

6. Able to project ideas to best use funds to achieve the guidelines of the Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund.

7. Administer the funds to help implement membership marketing ideas for ABA membership growth.

8. Promptness in providing materials requested 

9. Able to give a great amount of time and effort throughout the year when performing each specific duty

10. Be informed on postal requirements, both domestic and foreign

11. Adept at completing varied types of correspondence that meet the bylaws and rules of the ABA while maintaining the friendly aspects of the ABA

 

 

CURRENT BYLAWS AFFECTING COMMITTEE ACTIONS

 

Article VI - Executive Committee

Article X - Duties of Officers and District Representatives - A. President

Article XII - Duties of Appointees

A. The Bell Tower Editor

C. Membership Chairman                       

            M. Legal Advisor

Article XVIII - Standing Committees

A. Bell Tower Standing Committee

Article XXI - The Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund

                                             

 


 

CURRENT PROCEDURES

 

Bell Tower Standing Committee

 

General    

  1. Committee, plus ex-officio members, meets at convention to review any problems that Editor or Membership Chairman may have, to explore new ideas, and to determine solutions.
  2. Determine the location that the extra Bell Tower magazines will be received and stored. (The Membership Chairman has currently assumed that function.)
  3. Establish an official mailing address for the ABA.   (The Membership Chairman has currently assumed that function.)
  4. Determine the number of Bell Tower issues to be published per year with the approval of the Executive Board.
  5. By March 31st, furnish the treasurer with projected Bell Tower printing expenses, Editor's fee, Bell Tower Standing Committee expenses, foreign mailing expenses, and Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund expenses, for determining the ABA budget
  6. Remit to treasurer all expenses, with receipts and necessary details no later than end of fiscal year, March 31st. Members of the committee whose expenses are large may remit expenses with receipts for payment periodically and send in any remaining expense no later than the end of the fiscal year, March 31st.
  7. Prepare an annual report for your position. Email the report to the Recording Secretary no later than one month before convention. No later than one month before convention, complete and return by email the Executive Committee Discussion Form sent to you by the Recording Secretary.
  8. The BTSC Chairman shall attend the Executive Committee meeting chaired by the President at the annual convention.
  9. See Enclosure 17 for duties of specific members of Bell Tower Standing Committee.

Printing Company

1. Work with printing company representative.

2. Bimonthly, send to the Treasurer approval of payment of printer’s invoice and Editor's fee.

 

3. The current printer is Sundance Press, 817 East 18th St, Tucson AZ 85719.  800-528-4827           Customer Service Representative is Pamela McFadyen.  Sales Representative is Jim Brush.               

Inquiry Packets for Prospective Members

  1. Mail packet of material in response to inquiries from prospective members. Material in packets should include but not be limited to the following:
  2. Keep a detailed record of inquirers who join ABA. Membership Chairman sends names of all those who join.
  3. Keep detailed record for the ABA Treasurer of the cost of all inquiry packets sent (Enclosure 6). This includes cost of copies made, mailing envelopes, postage, etc.
  4. Packets should be sent within 48 hours of receipt of inquiry.

Additional Correspondence

  1. Keep detailed record for the ABA Treasurer of all miscellaneous mailings (Enclosure 7). The record should list the reason for the mailing.
  2. Keep detailed record for the ABA Treasurer of the cost of all Bell Tower returns from the postal service (Enclosure 8).  New addresses to be sent to the Membership Chairman.
  3. Respond to letters requesting $4.00 ABA membership as printed on Sarna tags that give incorrect information. (Enclosure 14)
  4. Contact Executive Board/Bylaws Committee with changes needed to meet committee procedures used.
  5. Answer requests for additional copies of The Bell Tower, answer letters on how to sell collections, provide location of ABA Chapters and their Chairmen, provide copies of Bell Tower supplements, (if available) on specific types of bells etc. If information on a specific request is not available, contact an ABA member who is knowledgeable on the requested information.
  6. Send all checks received for replaced, damaged, additional, etc. Bell Towers to the ABA Treasurer.

Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund

  1. Committee manages and determines usage of the Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund. Records of all contributors to this fund shall be kept and acknowledgment of gifts shall be made (Enclosures 1, 2, and 3).
  2. See Guidelines (Enclosure 4).
  3. Suggested uses of Collins Memorial Bell Tower Funds (Enclosure 5).
  4. All contributions received for the Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund shall be sent to the ABA Treasurer for deposit in that account. The Treasurer will send names and amounts of any Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund contributions received to the Bell Tower Standing Committee.
  5. Keep records of amounts received and of the total amount, including interest, in the Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund for report to the Executive Committee and plenary session at convention.
  6. Remit expenses for the Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund, with receipts, to the treasurer no later than end of fiscal year, March 31st.

Membership Chairman

  1. Committee discusses Membership Chairman's and Editor's equipment needs. A committee member researches any requirements and recommends equipment purchases while working with the Membership Chairman and Editor. Approve purchase of any equipment to be used by the Membership Chairman and/or Editor.
  2. A designated member of the Bell Tower Standing Committee keeps a bimonthly duplicate membership database disk, furnished by the Membership Chairman.
  3. Committee evaluates Membership Chairman duties and performance annually.
  4. Selection of a new Membership Chairman and/or Editor shall be in accordance with the ABA Bylaws, Article XII-C.
  5. Send to the Membership Chairman any change of addresses received from returned Bell Towers.
  6. Mail Bell Towers to new members that did not get on the database as requested by the Membership Chairman.
  7. Receive budget request of Membership Chairman in March.

Editor

  1. Committee assists Editor on printing of The Bell Tower in any way possible, if requested.
  2. If color pictures are to be in The Bell Tower, committee chairman asks printer for quote on cost for color pages.
  3. Committee may assist by requesting color picture or negatives of specific bells from members who do quality photography and have bells suitable for pictures.
  4. Collect variety of color pictures for future Bell Towers.
  5. Ask members who send pictures to also send a description of the bell(s). Research bells for more information if that supplied is insufficient. Pictures should be three and one half inches by five inches for the color pages.
  6. Editor assigns page numbers for text and bell pictures.
  7. Cost of color is itemized by the printer and the treasurer assigns cost to Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund.

Expenses

1. Sends expenses to treasurer, periodically, for each item related to the Bell Tower Standing Committee.

 

 

Enclosures:

           

(1) Acknowledgment to contributor of memorial to Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund

            (2) Acknowledgment to contributor to Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund

            (3) Notice to family of memorial gift given to the Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund

            (4) Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund Guidelines

            (5) Suggested Uses of Collins Memorial Bell Tower Funds

            (6) Record of Information sent to Prospective Members

            (7) Record of Miscellaneous Mailings

            (8) Record of Postage due for change of address or temporarily away

            (9) Form letter

            (10) Membership Application

            (11) Membership Promotion Pamphlet

            (13) Bell Tower Cost

            (14) Response to $4.00 Membership Requests

            (16) Advertising Cost/Guidelines

            (17) Current Duties of Bell Tower Standing Committee Members


 

Acknowledgment to contributor of memorial to

Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dear                          ,

 

On behalf of The America Bell Association International, Inc. we wish to acknowledge and express our appreciation to you for your contribution to the Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund in memory of                             .

 

Your support of The Bell Tower through this contribution to the Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund will help to ensure the continued excellence and perpetuation of The Bell Tower as we further bell education and the love of bells through our bell magazine which was produced by the Collins family for so many years.

 

Sincerely yours,

 

 

 

Chairman Bell Tower Standing Committee


 

Acknowledgment to contributor to

Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dear                          ,

 

On behalf of The America Bell Association International, Inc. we wish to acknowledge and express our appreciation to you for your contribution to the Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund.

 

Your support of The Bell Tower through this contribution to the Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund will help to ensure the continued excellence and perpetuation of The Bell Tower as we further bell education and the love of bells through our bell magazine which was produced by the Collins family for so many years.

 

Sincerely yours,

 

 

 

Chairman Bell Tower Standing Committee


 

Notice to family of memorial gift given to

Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dear                          ,

 

On behalf of The America Bell Association International, Inc. we wish to inform you that _____________ has/have made a contribution to the Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund in memory of ________________.

 

This contribution to the Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund will help to ensure the continued excellence and perpetuation of The Bell Tower as we further bell education and the love of bells through our bell magazine which was produced by the Collins family for so many years.

 

Sincerely yours,

 

 

 

Chairman Bell Tower Standing Committee


 

Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund Guidelines

1. Bell Tower Standing Committee to manage and determine usage of the fund (approved at June 27, 1992 Executive Board meeting, Appleton, Wisconsin convention.)

2. Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund not to be called or considered an endowment fund.

3. Contributions to this fund to be sent to ABA Treasurer

a. Money deposited in restricted line item

b. Names and amounts sent to Bell Tower Standing Committee Chairman by Treasurer

c. "Thank you" letters sent to all contributors by designated Bell Tower Standing Committee member

d. Contribution reports made to ABA President

4. Periodical reports placed in The Bell Tower

a. Names of people contributing

b. Articles on possible usage of funds

c. Report of actual usage

d. Articles encouraging contributions                                          

5. Utilization of Fund

a. Bell Tower Standing Committee determines usage and keeps the Executive Board informed

b. Short and long range usage determined by Bell Tower Standing Committee

6. Objectives in determining Fund usage

a. Maintain and assure the continued excellence and perpetuation of The Bell Tower publication

b. Continue to improve high quality bell articles through research incentives

c. Add to members education on bells through innovative Bell Tower material

d. Keep equipment upgraded to provide the best possible service at affordable prices

e. In so far as is possible, with the assistance of this fund, keep The Bell Tower professional, membership growing, costs under control, so that membership dues can remain constant for some time

 


 

Suggested Uses of Collins Memorial Bell Tower Funds

 

1. Equipment for Editor, Membership Chairman, etc.

a. Improve, replace older equipment

b. Scanner, update computer to increase memory, speed, capability

c. Printer replacement

2. Encourage bell researched articles for The Bell Tower

a. Devise incentives to attract such quality articles

b. Encourage Chapters and Clubs to participate

3. Include occasional color in some Bell Towers

a. Use color pictures with an outstanding bell supplement

b. Provide means to use color to attract interest

4. Possible funding to encourage bell articles to be placed on tapes for VCR's

5. Produce a video showing activities/events of conventions

a. Convention promotion vehicle

b. Loaned for chapter meetings to promote convention interest and attendance and other promotional materials to prospective members requesting information on ABA

7. Design a pamphlet including Organizational Bell, General Grant Bell pictures; benefits of belonging to ABA; Bell Tower excerpts; Educational Endowment scholarships; brief ABA purposes; brief paragraph on ABA history; other  (Include this pamphlet in an issue of The Bell Tower for removal to be used in promoting and advertising ABA and/or provide copies at cost)

8. Upgrade weight of Bell Tower paper to improve pictures, etc.

9. Funds to assist in cost of printing pictures for articles requested by Editor for Bell

        Tower

 


 

Record of

Information sent to Prospective Members

 

 

Name                                                    Date Sent                                Postage

       

Name                                                   Month/day/year                        $__.__

Address

City, State Zip

        

Name                                                   Month/day/year                        $__.__

Address

City, State Zip

        

Name                                                   Month/day/year                        $__.__

Address

City, State Zip

       

 Name                                                  Month/day/year                        $__.__

Address

City, State Zip

       

 Name                                                  Month/day/year                        $__.__

Address                                                                           

City, State Zip

        

Name                                                   Month/day/year                        $__.__

Address

City, State Zip

        

Name                                                   Month/day/year                        $__.__

Address

City, State Zip

        

Name                                                   Month/day/year                        $__.__

Address

City, State Zip

 


 

Record of

Miscellaneous Mailings

  

Name                          Material Sent               Date Sent              Postage

                                    and Reason

 

Name                           Jan-Feb 199_ Bell Tower                     Month/day/year          $__.__

 Address                       (Requested by ______)

 City, State Zip

 

Name                           Jan-Feb 199_ Bell Tower                     Month/day/year          $__.__

 Address                      (Requested by ______)

 City, State Zip

 

Name                            Jan-Feb 199_ Bell Tower       Month/day/year          $__.__

 Address                      (Requested by ______)

 City, State Zip

 

Name                           Jan-Feb 199_ Bell Tower                     Month/day/year          $__.__

Address                       (Requested by ______)

City, State Zip

 

Name                           Jan-Feb 199_ Bell Tower                     Month/day/year          $__.__

Address                       (Requested by ______)

City, State Zip

 

Name                           Jan-Feb 199_ Bell Tower                     Month/day/year          $__.__

Address                       (Requested by ______)

City, State Zip

 

Name                           Jan-Feb 199_ Bell Tower                     Month/day/year          $__.__

Address                       (Requested by ______)

City, State Zip

 

Name                           Jan-Feb 199_ Bell Tower                     Month/day/year          $__.__

Address                       (Requested by ______)

City, State Zip

 


 

Record of

Postage due for change of address or temporarily away

(Jan-Feb 200_ Bell Tower)

 

Name and new address if moved or present                         

address if temporarily away                           Date Received                         Postage

 

Name                                                               Month/day/year                        $ .70

Address

City, State Zip

 

Name (temporarily away)                                 Month/day/year                        $ .70

Address

City, State Zip

 

Name                                                               Month/day/year                        $ .70

Address

City, State Zip

 

Name                                                               Month/day/year                        $ .70

Address

City, State Zip

 

Name (temporarily away)                                  Month/day/year                       $ .70

Address

City, State Zip

 

Name                                                               Month/day/year                        $ .70

Address

City, State Zip

 

Name                                                               Month/day/year                        $ .70

Address

City, State Zip

 

Name                                                               Month/day/year                        $ .70

Address

City, State Zip

 

Name                                                               Month/day/year                        $ .70

Address

City, State Zip

 


The American Bell Association

4219 Boone Ave North

New Hope, MN 55428-36

 

 

 

Dear _________,

 

We are pleased to provide information about The American Bell Association

International, Inc.

 

Our association is made up of friendly people who enjoy bells, bell collecting, and bell history. Our interests range from sleigh bells, bronze bells, horse bells, camel bells, elephant bells, tap bells, glass and porcelain bells, oriental bells, antique bells, church bells, railroad bells, collectibles, and contemporary bells.

 

Our association was organized in the 1940's and it is a non-profit organization of over 1,000 members. There are local bell chapters in many of the states and some foreign countries.

 

We hold an annual convention, featuring interesting speakers, bell forums, carillons, bell sales, and other interesting bell activities.

 

The Bell Tower, our official 48 page bi-monthly publication, is filled with informative bell articles and pictures.  A copy is enclosed.

 

Our membership dues, which include The Bell Tower, are $35.00 for a family in the

U.S.A.  Because of higher mailing costs, an additional $12.00 is required for members in Canada or $24.00 for members overseas. If I can furnish more information or answer any questions, please contact me. Enclosed is a membership form if you would like to join our association.

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

Sincerely yours,

 

 

 

 

Bell Tower Standing Committee

 


 

(Revised March 2006)

The American Bell Association International, Inc.

 

Membership Application

 

 

Family $35.00 (dues are remitted yearly, multiple year dues not accepted)

 

Date____________________ New Member____________ Renewal____________

 

Last Name ___________________ First ________________ Middle ____________

(Please print)

 

Address _____________________________ Telephone (___) _______________

 

City ________________________ State____________ Zip_______

 

 

How did you learn about the ABA?   ________________________________________________

 

 

                                                Membership dues         $_____35.00________

           

                                                Additional postage        $_____________

 

                                                Total enclosed              $_____________

 

Dues include delivery of The Bell Tower by bulk mail to a USA address.

Additional postage is $12.00 for First Class delivery in the United States (optional).

Additional postage is $12.00 for Airmail delivery to Canada (required).

Additional postage is $24.00 for Airmail delivery to overseas addresses (required).

 

 

 

Make check or bank draft (U.S. funds) payable to:           

The American Bell Association and mail to:

   

ABA Membership Chairman

4219 Boone Ave North

New Hope, MN 55428-4836

 


 

 

 


 

Response to $4.00 Membership Requests

 

 

Dear _______,

 

We have received your $4.00 check for membership in The American Bell

Association International, Inc. We are pleased that you are interested in joining our bell collector's organization, however, your check is being returned as the membership dues for a year are $_.00 for a family. The $4.00 dues was from many years ago even though it has been included on some of the newer bells sold today.

 

Our Bell Tower magazine has become professional and includes much information on bells of all types. It is published bi-monthly and the dues cover the cost of printing and mailing.

 

We have local chapters which meet at least twice a year in many locations throughout the U.S.A. and abroad. In addition, an annual convention is held in June or July.

 

We hope you will decide to join our organization. An application form is enclosed.

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

Sincerely,

                                                      

 


 

 


 

Advertising Cost/Guidelines

 

 

ISSUE                                                                                     AD DEADLINE

[    ]   Jan-Fob, mailed Feb. 1st                                                 December 10th

[    ]   Mar-Apr, mailed Apr. 1st                                               February 10th

[    ]   May-Jun, mailed June 1st                                                April 10th

[    ]   Jul-Aug, mailed Aug. 1st                                     June 10th

[    ]   Sep-Oct, mailed Oct. 1st                                                August 10th

[    ]   Nov-Dec, mailed Dec. 1st                                               October 10th

 

SIZE                                                                                        COST PER ISSUE

[    ]   Black/white full page (7 1/2" wide x 10" long)                  $100.00

[    ]   Half page - horizontal (7 1/2" x 5")                                  50.00

[    ]   Half page - vertical (3 1/4" x 10")                                    50.00

[    ]   Quarter page (3 1/4" x 5")                                                   25.00

[    ]   Eighth page (3 1/4" x 2 1/2")                                            12.50

 

 

SPECIAL OFFER: ORDER SIX ISSUES (one ad) PAY FOR FIVE, GET SIXTH FREE!

These rates are for ABA members. Non-members add $20.00 for each ad. Your ad

MUSX-be camera ready. The printing will be offset. There will be a one time charge of

$7.50 for each picture. Glossy prints are acceptable. The paper used will be 60 Ib.

uncoated stock. All items for sale must be bells or bell related material.                 _

Your check for the cost of the advertising is to be made out to ABA and mailed, along

with your advertisement request.

 

 

Send to:    Bell Tower Advertising Chairman

                Address

 

Your name: ______________________________________________

 

Address: _________________________________________________

 

City, State, Zip: ____________________________________________

 

Telephone: ________________________________________________

 

 

 

The ABA acts solely as a listing agent, does not get involved in the actual transaction,

or assume any responsibility for the context or the content of the listings.

 

 


 

Current Duties of Bell Tower Standing Committee Members

     

A. Chairman

1. Handles all communications on Bell Tower mechanics with Sundance Printing Company.

2. Reviews bimonthly invoices of printing costs from, sends to ABA Treasurer for payment.

3. Determine number of Bell Towers to be printed after receiving current number of memberships from Membership Chairman.

4. All committee expenses, with receipts, are sent to the Chairman for signature who sends them to the ABA Treasurer, at designated intervals, for payment. Records are kept for each BTSC member for annual report. Each expense is assigned to BTSC budget line item account.

5. Bell Tower Standing Committee budget line items for submitting expenses to Chairman.

a. 422-A Editor's expenses, supplies (annually)

b. 422-E Foreign mailings

c. 422-F Editor's convention registration

d. 422-G Editor's fee (bimonthly)

e. 422-I Cost of mailing replacement Bell Towers, inquiries and related correspondence, including copies, mailing envelopes, telephone, etc.

f. 422-J Miscellaneous expenses

g. 422-K Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund

h. 422-L Pictures for Bell Tower articles

i. 426-H Bell Tower Standing Committee Chairman's expenses, postage, telephone, copies, etc.

j. 334   Income received for postage/handling for sending "Free" Bell Towers, etc.

6. Keeps running itemized record of Bell Tower costs, (Enclosure 13)

7. Coordinates with Editor and assists as requested.

8. Prepares Bell Tower annual budget. The proposal is sent to the ABA Treasurer at the end of the fiscal year, March 31.

9. Receives Membership Chairman budget and final expense copy. Reviews Membership Chairman position with BTSC annually.

10. Committee reviews Editor position annually.

11. Submits reports to Executive Committee at convention; attends Executive Committee meeting at convention.

12. Assigns any additional duties to BTSC members throughout the year.

13. Receives back-up membership disk from Membership Chairman.

14. Chairs annual BTSC meeting at convention. Provides agenda.

 

B. Committee Member Number One

1. Receives Collins Memorial Bell Tower contributions; mails acknowledgments; sends information to Editor for Bell Tower; sends check to ABA Treasurer, (enclosures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 12, and 15)

2. Takes secretary notes at BTSC Committee meetings, if requested by Chairman.

3. BTSC representative on ABA Budget Committee meeting at convention.

4. Attends BTSC annual meeting at convention.

5. Prepares reports on Collins Memorial Bell Tower Fund for Executive Committee convention meeting. Sends expenses under budget item 422-K to BTSC Chairman, with receipts, for payment.

 

C. Committee Member Number Two (Former duties of Advertising Chairman)

1. Has been a member of ABA for at least three years.

2. Has knowledge in advertising and ability to assist advertisers in general format of    ads, etc.

      3. Has computer knowledge and equipment compatible with Editor.

      4. Maintains close contact with Editor before each issue or whenever necessary.

5. Writes response to letters or calls requesting advertising information.

6. Works with prospective advertisers in placing advertisements, costs, and related questions.

7. Helps advertiser set up ad, if not camera ready.

8. Redo ads on computer, if necessary, to conform to guidelines.

9. Sends ads to editor by deadlines.

10. All checks received by the Chairman will be made payable to the ABA Treasurer and will be forwarded to the ABA Treasurer for deposit after each issue's deadline.

11. Maintains copy of ads on file for reference.

12. Maintains records of advertisers and payment received.

13. Maintains a list of those dealers who have an interest in buying a complete collection of bells. After paying a fee of $15.00 they will be on the list for one year. These names will be sent to the ABA web site coordinator.

14. Remits to Treasurer all expenses, with receipts, when the job is completed but no later than end of fiscal year, March 31st.

15. Attends and reports yearly activities at BTSC annual meeting at convention.

                                                                

D. Committee Member Number Three

1. Stores extra Bell Towers sent by printer.

2. Sends inquiry packet requested by correspondence received at ABA mailing address.  Packet includes Bell Tower, flyer, membership blank, form letter, and if a beginner collector, the "An Introduction to BELL COLLECTING" booklet. Keep expense record, (enclosures 6 and 7) when sending expenses under budget line item 433-1 to BTSC Chairman.

3. Sends Bell Towers to new members as requested by the Membership Chairman.

      (Enclosures 6 and 7)

4. Sends current issues to members requesting extra copies. Request to be accompanied by $3.00 per copy before sending. Expenses under budget line item 422-1. (Enclosures 6 and 7)

5. Sends "free" back issues to requests by members. Weigh and send cost of postage and handling to member and receive check before mailing Bell Towers. Send receipt for expenses under budget line item 334 to BTSC Chairman for signature and ABA Treasure to pay. (Enclosure 7)

6. Keeps records of expenses for annual report.

7. Attends BTSC annual meeting at convention.

8. Note: these duties have been assumed by the Membership Chairman.

 

E. Committee Member Number Four

1. P.O. Box coordinator

2. Sends letters received in P.O. Box to proper committee members, weekly.

3. Sends list of Bell Towers returned to PO Box for wrong address, to Membership Chairman with new address.

4. Answers letters received from ABA P.O. Box Number requesting information on bells, identification, etc.

5. Researches bells, when needed, from past Bell Towers/available sources to answer requests. Seeks additional information, if needed from designated ABA members.

6. Responds to letters requesting $4.00 ABA membership as printed on some Sarna tags. (Enclosure 14)

7. Responds to letters requesting information on how to sell collections, bells, etc.

Encloses sample sheet and Bell Tower advertising sheet.

8. Works with chairman and assigned BTSC member on software, computer, and other equipment when needed for Editor.

9. Submits expenses, under budget line item 422-1, of postage, telephone expense, etc. to BTSC Chairman periodically for payment.

10. Attends annual BTSC meeting at convention.

11. Note: these duties have been assumed by the Membership Chairman.