MINUTES

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

AMERICAN CONTRACT BRIDGE LEAGUE

OF SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, UNIT 550, INC.

July 11, 2006

 

CALL TO ORDER:The meeting was called to order at 2:35P.M.

 

PRESENT:Sam Badawi, Joyce Martin, Barbara Shepardson, Ken Llacera, Elena Laborde-Bishop, Diana Schilling, Jerry Goodell and Virginia Le Roy

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM June 13, 2006.The minutes were approved as written.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††There was a motion, second, and passed to accept the Financial Statements as presented by Sam Badawi.

 

OLD BUSINESS

The 299er Sectional was very successful.†† We had 46 people from out of town that attended.We will send then thank you notes for coming.The food donations from club members was great.

 

The Monterey 299er Sectional will be Aug 12th and 13th.We will need to change the date of our Unit Game to August 5 so that we can attend their sectional.It was moved, seconded and passed to change our Unit Game.This Unit Game will be our annual barbeque.

 

The September Sectional is ready to go.They did make a change for the Director to Jay Magid.Non ACBL members will be charged $1.00 more.Times for the games will be 10:00A.M. , 2:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M.Diana will go to Monterey the 14th to thank them for coming to our 299er Sectional and to pass out flyers for our September Sectional.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Hospitality:Barbara will take care of the food for the annual barbeque on August5 and will also handle the food at the sectional.

 

Web Site:Ken is doing a good job of improving and adding to our Web site.

 

Forum:The Forum didnít get our article about the Sectional in on time so they will give us a 3rd month free.

 

OTHER OLD BUSINESS:

Maintenance:Jerry said that we need to put some new plywood on the outside door.It is in bad shape.We will wait until after the sectional.

 

We need to find 4 new Board Members for the next year.We will approach members to find someone willing to serve.

 

NEW BUSINESS:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Most clubs have a game director on the Board.Our clubís Bylaws prohibit this.We need to think about changing this to have their input.The Bylaws can be changed at the Annual Meeting in December.Jerry moved that we consider a proposal to add a director to the Board.

 

NEXT BOARD MEETING: This will be one week later than usual.It will be August 15.

 

ADJOURNMENT:3:30P.M.

Respectfully submitted

Virginia Le Roy, Secretary