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Vol. 2, No. 1
E. I. Du Pont DeNemours & Company, Brevard, N. C.
March, 1 969
D. E. R. A. Directors present at the election of New
officers: (left to right) Dick Queen, Roger Lawrence, Bill
Bishop, Mary Bishop (past Secretary), Spalding McIntosh
(past President), Ron Haskett (Vice-President elect), Carl
Lambert (President elect) and Aaron Masters.
An Interview With The
IMew D. E. R. A. Representatives
WHAT IS D. E. R. A.?
The Du Pont Employees’ Recreation Association
is an organization of employees, governed and administer
ed by representatives elected by employees from each
area of the plant.
In the last meeting of the elected D. E. R. A. repre
sentatives, FOTOFAX asked these questions:
0- How are your representatives elected?
A. By majority vote in each plant area to be repre
0- What do these representatives do?
A. They represent their areas at the meetings by
bringing forth people’s ideas, suggestions and
opinions. Also they help plan D. E. R. A. spon
sored events, set up and help administer D.
E. R. A. policies and rules, and administer the
use of the Guion property and hunting and fish
0- What does D. E. R. A. do for the employees?
A. Provides D. E. R. A. sponsored events through
out the year (dances, childrens’ Easter Egg Hunt
and Christmas Party, Annual Picnic participation).
In addition, this organization stocks the streams
with fish and provides wildlife forage.
0- Where does D. E. R. A. get the money for these
A. From membership cards, hunting and fishing fees,
and currently from company donations. Before
the new cafeteria, we received frunds from the
vending machines. Now we depend upon the com
pany to subsidize our activities; at least in part.
0- Why should an employee join D. E. R. A.?
A. To be included in all D. E. R. A. activities and to ,
be eligible for the use of D. E. R. A. administered
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D. E. R. A. MEMBERS
DANCES, PARTIES, PICNICS,
HUNTING, FISHING, KIDDIE PARTIES
any suspects for membership should be reported
to your local D. E. R. A. representative.