Division Meeting

Board of Directors Elections

Date: 
Tue, 11/10/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

The Piedmont Division will hold the 2015 Board of Directors Elections Tuesday, November 10, 2015 during the general meeting at Holy Innocents Episcopal Church, 805 Mt Vernon Hwy NW, Atlanta, GA 30327. You may also vote by absentee ballot. For additional information about absentee voting, click here.

List of Candidates

Director of Operations
Matt Coleman

Director of Finance
Joe Sullivan

Director at Large

  • John Falk
  • David Gelmini
  • Del Kittendorf
  • Norm Lundin (Incumbent)
  • Alan Mole (Incumbent)
  • Bill Raymond
  • Brian Sandberg

 

November Voting Information

Division Meeting and Holiday Party

Date: 
Tue, 12/08/2015 - 6:00pm - 9:30pm

Join us Tuesday December 8 at 6:00 pm for our holiday party.  Join friends for an evening of food, merriment and FUN in celebration of the holiday season.   

Division Meeting and Model and Photo Contests

Date: 
Tue, 10/13/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

 

Clinic:    "Scratchbuilding a plate girder bridge", presented by Charlie Crawford, MMR.

Bring and Brag:  Bring your Favorite Model, any scale, to share with your fellow members.  

The Board of Directors meets prior to the Division meeting.  The BOD meeting begins at 6:00 p.m.

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The Fall Model and Photo Contests will be held during the meeting. 

Please bring models and photos, along with completed contest forms and other paperwork, to the contest room beginning at 7:00.

The judging of the Model Contest is conducted by teams of experienced judges using a point scoring system providing a grade between zero and 125 pts. Five factors are judged including construction, conformity, detail, appearance and scratch built. The final point score is the basis for award ranking.  Attaining a point score of 87.5 pts or 70% entitles the entrant to a Merit Award which counts towards Master Builder Awards in the NMRA Achievement Program.

Division Meeting

Date: 
Tue, 11/10/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Clinic:    Peter Youngblood, MMR presents "Basic Model Railroad Photography."

Bring and Brag:    Bring your favorite TOFC, Double Stack Container, or Intermodal cars.  This is how America moves freight.

The Board of Directors meets prior to the Division meeting.  The BOD meeting begins at 6:00 p.m. 

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The 2015 Board of Directors elections will be held during the meeting.  

 

Division Meeting

Date: 
Tue, 09/08/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Clinic:    "Plastic Structures - Building and Rebuilding", presented by Dr. Joe Nichols, Jr., MMR. 

Bring and Brag:  Bring your favorite plastic structure that you recently built or are building.

The Board of Directors meets prior to the Division meeting.  The BOD meeting begins at 6:00 p.m.
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Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church, 805 Mt Vernon Hwy NW, Atlanta, GA 30327

Division Meeting

Date: 
Tue, 08/11/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Clinic:    New Division member David Booker of GE Transportation will show us how modern short lines use computer systems to manage their car inventory and revenue requirements. During the presentation David will show us a short line database using actual prototype information. He will then conclude his presentation by explaining how he adapted these practices to his own HO scale Coosa Valley Railroad.

Bring and Brag:  Bring your favorite short line railroad cars. Lets see a variety of rolling stock. All scales and gauges welcome.

The Board of Directors meets prior to the Division meeting.  The BOD meeting begins at 6:00 p.m.

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Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church, 805 Mt Vernon Hwy NW, Atlanta, GA 30327

 

Train N' Camp "Learning to Judge in the Achievement Program and Division Contests"

Date: 
Sat, 08/15/2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

This session is free and open to current NMRA members only.  Presented by Randall Watson, SER Achievement Program Chair, and Peter Youngblood, MMR.

For additional information, contact Randall Watson at randallvwatson1@bellsouth.net.

Train N' Camp "Easy Trees"

Date: 
Sat, 05/16/2015 - 9:30am - 3:30pm

Joe Sullivan presents "Easy Trees."

Due to Limited Seating, Reservations are required.  

Doors open at 9:30.  Clinic begins at 10:00.  There is a $5.00 charge for materials.  Please bring latex or nitrite gloves and wear old clothes.

Contact Perry Lamb at perry_lamb@mindspring.com for additional information and to reserve your seat.

Division Meeting

Date: 
Tue, 06/09/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Clinic:    Doug Alexander presents "Southern Railway Steam Engine Spotters Guide."

Bring and Brag:  Bring your favorite Southern Railway locomotives, cars, structures or photos of the Southern Railway from any time period.

The Board of Directors meets prior to the Division meeting.  The BOD meeting begins at 6:00 p.m.

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Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church, 805 Mt Vernon Hwy NW, Atlanta, GA 30327

Division Meeting - One Time Schedule Change

Date: 
Tue, 05/19/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Due to a scheduling conflict, the May 2015 meeting will be held May 19th, 2015.  This is a one time change.  We will go back to our normal meeting date, the 2nd Tuesday of each month, in June.

Clinic:    Matt Coleman presents "Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Soldering Brass Models"

Bring and Brag:  Bring a brass model and share your story about it.

The Board of Directors meets prior to the Division meeting.  The BOD meeting begins at 6:00 p.m.

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Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church, 805 Mt Vernon Hwy NW, Atlanta, GA 30327

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