BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
CALL TO ORDER:† Wayne Boss called the meeting to order at
PRESENT:† Ken Llacera, Diana Schilling, Joyce Martin, Sam Badawi, Jerry Goodell, Wayne Boss, Virginia Le Roy
ABSENT:† Elena Laborde-Bishop and Barbara Shepardson
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:† The minutes of the December 13, 2005 were approved
FINANCIAL REPORT:† Sam Badawi presented the 2005 financial statements and Annual Report.† He summarized the better than expected result for the year.† There was a motion by Jerry Goodell and seconded by Diana Schilling to accept this report.† The motion passed unanimously.
The 2006 Budget was also presented and reviewed in detail by Sam Badawi.† Diana Schilling moved and Jerry Goodell seconded the motion to approve the budget.† It was passed unanimously.† All of these reports will be posted on the Unit bulletin board.
The schedule for the 2006 Unit Games reviewed and approved.† The schedule is as follows:
January 14†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† July 8,9 ( 299er Sectional)
February the 11th and 21 (Unit KOís)††††††††††††††††††† August 12 (Charity-local)
March 11 (Charity ACBL)†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† September 9 (Unit Sectional)
April 8††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† October 8 (Dolores Abrams Game)
May 13 (Recognition Game)††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† November 11
June 10 (Ice Cream Social)††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††December 9 (Membership meeting)
The proposed dates for a 299er sectional are July 8 and 9.† There are 119 members of our bridge club who qualify as 299ers.† The break-even point is 12 tables per session.† We will check with Harbor High School and ACBL to confirm dates and availability.† Jerry suggested that we call Pat Thomas in Monterey so we do not conflict with there 299er sectional.
Hospitality, we are still looking for someone to take over the Hospitality Chairman.† In the meantime the Board Members will fill in.† The Unit will reimburse all expenses incurred for preparing the food.
Unit Games, we arenít getting C players to attend the unit games.† Wayne will ask Nancy Wainer to announce the Unit games at the Tuesday night games.
Web Site, Ken will talk to Michael Roberts to develop a website maintenance plan.† Many of the operational problems with the website have been resolved recently.† It was agreed that future change would be limited to incremental improvements.
Membership, it was decided that Jan 15 would be the last day to submit the survey questionnaires.† The Board, the Committee and directors will review the summarized results.† Bill McIntosh said that the directors are ready to make changes in response to survey results.
October Sectional, Diana Schilling reported that Harbor High couldnít give us the Oct 7 or 14 dates because of conflicting High School activities.† They have Sept 16 or 23.† The Board members preferred the later date.† Diana will confirm the date and secure the ACBL sanction.
Forum, Jeanne Boss will prepare the articles for the Forum.† The Board expressed appreciation for Nancy Wainerís effort in writing the articles in 2005.
Next Board Meeting:
Virginia LeRoy†††††††††††††††††† †