DATE: Tuesday April 1, 2014

TIME: 6:00 – 6:30 pm

PLACE: Building beside Quality Safe & Lock, Memphis, TN

ELECTION POSITIONS: President / Secretary / Sargent at Arms

The West Tennessee Locksmith Association will hold its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at the building beside Quality Safe & Lock with elections for President, Secretary and Sargent at Arms. The time period allotted to hold the elections will begin promptly at 6 pm and conclude at 6:30 pm. Positions will be filled by a majority vote by Members present at the Annual Meeting during the time period stated. No proxy votes allowed. Only Members in good standing with up to date paid dues are allowed to vote. Therefore, please make sure your dues are paid and up to date. Please see the accompanying Membership Notice regarding the WTLA membership drive and dues. If you have any questions regarding the dues, call Kara at 901-363-6396901-363-6396.

Currently, no nominations to fill these positions have been submitted. If you would like to nominate or put forth your submission to run for one of these Board positions, please notify Sam Williams or Kara Peifer immediately.

A listing of Nominees will be emailed and posted on the website ( in March for all to consider and those nominees will also be posted at the meeting place just prior to the beginning of the meeting.

Immediately after the elections, Members are asked to remain for a short membership meeting (see Membership Notice).

We are expecting another great year for our association. Should you have any questions please feel free to call Kara Peifer at (901) 363-6396(901) 363-6396, or any of the other Board Members.

2014 WTLA MEMBERSHIP Drive Special

The West Tennessee Locksmith Association is beginning another year and it is time to renew your membership (form attached). Please take a moment to provide us with current information and return the form along with the renewal fee by March 31, 2014. Make checks payable to WTLA and mail to:

3125 S. Mendenhall
Box 105
Memphis, TN 38115

FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014 ONLY, WTLA is holding a Membership Drive and offering a discount to thank those faithful Members that renew each and every year and offering a discount to those who have lapsed or would like to join WTLA.

$25 renewal fee for the 2013 Members who were paid and in good standing
(1/2 off of regular membership renewal).
$50 fee for the individuals who let their membership lapse or new members
(this is a $25 discount from the regular $75 new member fee).

So don’t delay – get your 2014 membership RIGHT AWAY!

When April gets here and the remainder of the year, the fees return to:
$50 to renew or $75 to reinstate or begin your membership in the WTLA.

The meeting schedule for 2014 will be as follows:

First Meeting – Annual Meeting & Elections will be Tuesday, April 1st.
(must have paid current membership to vote)
Second Meeting – will be Tuesday, August 5th.
Third Meeting – will be Tuesday, November 11th.

Each meeting will begin at 6 pm and be held at Building Beside Quality Safe and Lock.

If you have any suggestions or comments to help grow the association, we hope that you will consider becoming actively involved. We continue to encourage you to invite other locksmith professionals in our industry to join WTLA.

If you have any questions please feel free to call me at (901) 363-6396(901) 363-6396, or any of the other Board Members.

Kara Peifer

Kara Peifer, Secretary-Treasurer
PS: Thank you for your patience this past year – I will try to do better going forward.

IMPORTANT!! If you have an email, it is very important that we have your email address. This is a very convenient method to notify the membership of key issues as they happen. We will continue sending out meeting notices via e-mail to members in order to contain our costs. Otherwise, future meeting dates will be listed on the website. Visit the WTLA website ( to stay up to date on the latest information about this association.