Board of Directorís Meeting

November 6, 2006


CALL TO ORDER: President John Killian called the meeting to order at 6:10 pm.Members present were:John Killian, Jan Wagner, Carol Murakoshi, Donna Wenberg, Steve Sulzby, Frank Bartlett, Irma Johnson, andBarbara Balowitz.Absentees were:Rosemary Ford, Marshall Pelle and Merlin Hansen.Frank Seipp Jr. and Morris Lorber were excused.


MINUTES:††Frank Bartlett moved to accept the minutes as read.Barbara Balowitz seconded.Motion carried.


TREASURERíS REPORT:Donna Wenberg reported that the current total assets as of October 31, 2006 is $6,173.13 that reflected a negative change of $ 2,732.51 compared to last year at this time.††The net income in October, 2006 wasnegative $1,648.00.Irma Johnson moved and Jan Wagner seconded to accept the Treasurerís report.Motion carried.


HOSPITALITY/CHARITY:††Barbara Balowitz reported that she collected a total of $10.00.from bothbook and counter boxes.Sympathy cards were sent to the families of Mary Jane Jones and Betty Barton who lost her granddaughter.


SANCTIONS:††† Irma Johnson reported that the first quarter sanctions of 2007 would be completed next month.


REFRESHMENTS:††Carol Murakoshi and Barbara Balowitz will host the December 3rd Holiday/Charity Unit Game.The luncheon will be catered by Island Grill in Los Alamitos.




IN COORDINATOR:Steve Sulzby reported that the lecture sessions on Tuesday afternoons continue to be very well received.Feedback from the IN players have been excellent.


MEMBERSHIP REPORT:Irma Johnson reported the latest In & Out stats from ACBL for the period 9-30-06 through 11-1-06.


††††††††††††††††††††††† Total Members:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 462

††††††††††††††††††††††† Members receiving Bulletin†††††††††††† 406

††††††††††††††††††††††† Rookie††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 36

††††††††††††††††††††††† Junior Master†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 32

Club Master†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 48

††††††††††††††††††††††† Sectional Master†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 70

††††††††††††††††††††††† Regional Master††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 66

††††††††††††††††††††††† NABC Master††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 44

††††††††††††††††††††††† Life Master†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 33

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

††††††††††††††††††††††† Silver Life Master††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 56

††††††††††††††††††††††† Gold Life Master†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 15

††††††††††††††††††††††† Diamond Life Master††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† 3

There were six new members, one transfer in and two transfers out this period, both of whom have moved out of the area.There also was one relevant change of status:Kay Tseng, who made Life Master.†††††


OLD BUSINESS:For the LB Sectional, Carol volunteered to make a Baked Goods and Snacks sign-up sheet for membersí donations.A plea for homemade goodies will be on the sheet.Jan Wagner is in charge of refreshments on Friday evening.Carol Murakoshi and Barbara Balowitz will do Saturday and Sunday.Carol and Steve Sulzbywill take care of the Monday treats. There will be coffee, water and cookies for the games held at the Holiday Inn.Steve Sulzby and John Killian will be in charge of clean up after the sessions.


NEW BUSINESS: The following members were nominated for office in 2007:


President:Steve Sulzby††††††††††††††††† Vice President:John Killian

Secretary:Carol Murakoshi††††††††††† Treasurer:Donna Wenberg

The slate of officers will be presented to the membership at the December 3rd Holiday/Charity Unit Game for a vote.


Barbara Balowitz graciously volunteered to have the January Banquet at her home.John Killian will check with his daughter to see if she can cater the food and will report back at the next meeting.


ADJOURNMENT:Donna Wenberg made a motion to adjourn the meeting.Steve Sulzby seconded.The meeting was adjourned at 6:52 pm.The next monthly meeting will be on Monday, December 4, 2007.


Carol Murakoshi