.Board of Directorís Meeting Dec. 7, 2009


CALL TO ORDER:Diane Sachs called the meeting to order at 6:00 pm.Members present were:Mary Thomas, Mark Tang, Louise Sperr, Kevin Lane, Sue Fardette, Linda Carder, Betty Jackson, Donna Wenberg, Steve Sulzby and John Killian.Fern Dunbar and Elaine Dovgard were absent.


MINUTES:The minutes were accepted as printed.


CORRESPONDENCE/HOSPITALITY:Mary sent three cards this month.$49.66 was collected to the Womenís Shelter.Kevin made a motion to send the net profits from the December unit game to the Womenís Shelter.It was seconded by Mark.The motion carried.


TREASURERíS REPORT:As of Nov. 30 we have $9323.49 in our checking account.Out net income as of November was $4735.26.Our income from January through November was $2153.85.Last year at this time we had a deficit of$949.66.The sectional netted $1604.64.We were charged $1000 for the carpet to be cleaned due to coffee spills.However, that cost will be divided between the sectional and the regional†† Donna also reported some of the unit games that are scheduled for next year.The dates are Jan. 10, Feb. 14, March 14, and April 11.They are not sanctioned yet.Board meetings will be Jan.11, Feb. 8, March 22, and April 12.


SANCTIONS/MEMBERSHIP: Donna also reported that some of the unit games are scheduled for next year.The dates are Jan. 10, Feb. 14, March 14, and April 11.They are not sanctioned yet.Board meetings will be Jan. 11th, Feb. 8th, March 22nd, and April 12th.

Total members:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††449

Members receiving bulletins:††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††396

Rookie (1-5MP):†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 46††††

Junior Master (5+MP):††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 35

Club Master (20MP):††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 36

Sectional Master (50MP):†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 60

Regional Master (100MP):†††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††74

NABC Master (200MP):††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 38

Life Master:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 29

Bronze Life Master:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††59

Silver Life Master:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 52

Gold Life Master:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 16

Diamond Life Master:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 4

Emerald Life Master:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 0

Platinum Life Master:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 0

Grand Life Master:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 0



REFRESHMENTS: Louise and Mary will take care of refreshments for the January unit game.


SECTIONAL:Mark asked if there were complaints about the sectional.Louise reported that there was a complaint about the wrong address on the flyer.Someone complained about the number of rounds in the Swiss games.Generally the sectional was considered to be a success.Good work Mark.


REGIONAL:Kevin said that the regional games will cost $12.


IN COORDINATOR:Steve had nothing to report since he has been unable to be there for the last few weeks. He announced that he will be unable to teach his Tuesday classes as he has a job.


AWARDS:No report.


PUBLICITY:Sue will take regional flyers to Palm Springs.




NEW BUSINESS: ††Fern found a place for the board dinner.It will be at Preveza on Jan. 17.


ALACBU:Betty reported that the San Diego National had 13,000 players.They will try to have another national in 2015. On May 22-23 the district will run a team game section with the proceeds going to help the grand national teams at next summerís NABC




ADJOURNMENT:7:04PM†† The next board meeting will be Jan.11.


Respectfully submitted: Louise Sperr