Board of Director’s Meeting
January 8, 2007
CALL TO ORDER: President Steve Sulzby called the meeting to order at 6:02 pm. Members present were: Steve Sulzby, John Killian, Carol Murakoshi, Barbara Balowitz, Frank Bartlett, Irma Johnson, an00d Jan Wagner. The board welcomed new member, Sue Fardette. Excused were: Frank Seipp Jr., Merlin Hansen, Mark Tang, Diane Sachs, and Donna Wenberg.
MINUTES: Barbara Balowitz moved to accept the last minutes as read. Irma Johnson seconded. Motion carried.
TREASURER’S REPORT: No report
CHARITY/HOSPITALITY: Barbara Balowitz reported that she collected $18.00 from both boxes. No cards were sent last month. Cards will be sent to Jo Daigle’s husband, Irwin Bender’s wife and Doris Richardson.
SANCTIONS: No report
REFRESHMENTS: We will have a potluck luncheon at the Feb. 11th Unit Game. Irma Johnson volunteered to make a sign up sheet and post it at the Bridge Center. Jan Wagner and Sue Fardette volunteered to coordinate the March 11th Unit Game.
PUBLICITY, EDUCATION, AWARDS: No reports.
IN COORDINATOR: Steve Sulzby reported that Mark Tang will be the new IN Coordinator and take over the IN class sessions on Tuesday afternoons at noon. Frank Seipp Jr. will be Mark’s assistant.
MEMBERSHIP REPORT: Irma Johnson reported the latest In & Out stats from ACBL for the period 11/30/06 through 1/01/07:
Total Members: 469
Members receiving Bulletin 412
Junior Master 36
Club Master 48
Sectional Master 69
Regional Master 66
NABC Master 46
Life Master 30
Bronze Life Master 60
Silver Life Master 55
Gold Life Master 16
Diamond Life Master 3
There were three new members, two transfers in and no relevant changes of status this period.
OLD BUSINESS: Instead of having our Installation Dinner on February 3rd at Barbara Balowitz’s home, the Board decided that we would go to Kobe Steak House in Seal Beach instead. Barbara would prefer a summer potluck at her home where she would then be able to accommodate all of the members and guests.
NEW BUSINESS: Steve made the following appointments for 2007:
Hospitality/Charity: Barbara Balowitz
Sanctions/Membership Chair/ACBL Electronic Contact: Irma Johnson
Refreshments: Donna Wenberg
Publicity: Sue Fardette
Education: Diane Sachs
Award/ALACBU Rep: Jan Wagner
IN Coordinator: Mark Tang, Assistant: Frank Seipp, Jr.
Sectional: John Killian
Holiday Formal: Merlin Hansen
Judiciary/Sectional Co-Chair: Frank Bartlett
Frank Bartlett made a motion to have the unit subsidize a game in January whereby an extra dollar will be charged and donated to the ACBL Youth Fund. The Bridge Center will choose a game and will announce it to the membership. Jan Wagner seconded. Motion carried.
ADJOURNEMENT: Barbara Balowitz made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Frank Bartlett seconded. The meeting was adjourned at 6:57 pm. The next monthly meeting will be on Monday, February 12th, 2007 at 6:00 pm.