BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
Attendance - 17
Unit 117 (2): Betty Mattison, Beth Reid Unit 136 (2): Bob Sulgrove, Terry Parker
Unit 122 (2): Mark Bullimore, Linda Rice Unit 164 (2): Jill Ohlson, Matt Heuser
Unit 122 (2) Patti English, Nancy Sachs Unit 193 (2): Richard Cornett
Unit 130 (2): Bob Lyon Unit 227 (1): Bill Sentman:
Diane Travis, President; Jim Reiman, District Director; Annease
The meeting began at with President Diane Travis presiding.
SECRETARY’S REPORT The minutes
TREASURER’S REPORT Bob Lyon, reporting for Treasurer, John
Hinton distributed the Financial Reports. We have a profit of $3405.99, which
does not include the $1150 owed from various units.
TOURNAMENT REPORT Jim Reiman distributed copies of the 2006, 2007, 2008
Tournament Schedules. (Copies
attached) Jim Reiman
reported that there are no changes in 2006.
In 2007 the August 12 Sectional in
GNT/NAP Betty Mattison stated that there have been some minor changes in the ACBL Conditions of Contest and urged all chairmen to review the Conditions. Every team will be playing all day Saturday in the District Finals. Some teams will have to play on Sunday also. She reported that our Super Flight Team had a medical emergency and did not participate in the finals. A discussion followed. This happened once before at the finals of the NAP. Bob Sulgrove moved and Richard Cornett seconded that any team that does not give 30 days notice that they will not attend will be barred from the event the following year. Appeals to the District 11 board will be allowed in extreme emergency. Passed unanimously. At the District Finals of the GNT and NAP Betty Mattison and Beth Reid will distribute a notice it to each winning player. This will include instructions for handling substitutions, augmentations, and cancellations. Each Unit must have at least one qualifying game. It was reported that the Dayton Unit had not done this. Bob Sulgrove will take of this.
NOMINATING COMMITTEE. Mark Bullimore presented the slate of officers: President - Bob Sulgrove, Vice President - Betty Mattison. There were no other nominations. Elected by acclimation.
Mark Bullimore suggested that the members of the Nominating Committee not include someone who will be running for office. Nancy Sachs explained that the list of officers and committee chairmen must be completed and sent to the ACBL. She gave the form to Bob Sulgrove and will work with him and send the list to the ACBL. Bob will notify the members of our Board for approval.
Membership Allocation has been deferred to the next meeting.
Web Site. Bob Sulgrove and Potter Orr have been unable to get the Web Site working. Hopefully this will be taken care of soon.
Officer Reimbursement. Patti English reported that she contacted 14 districts and received replies from eight. All the districts, except ours, reimburse their officers in some ways. A discussion followed. Mark Bullimore moved and Terry Parker seconded that the Unit hosting the Regional gives free plays to the President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer the day of the district meeting. The motion passed with 10 ayes, 3 nays, and the remainder abstaining. Terry Parker moved and Beth Reid seconded that the District compensate the officers for mileage at the IRS charitable rate. The motion was defeated with 5 ayes, 6 nayes and the remainder abstaining.
Board of Governors. Nancy Sachs reported that Lenore Smart and Joyce Penn petitioned for reelection to the Board or Governors. Ray Andersen did not petition and we need to appoint a third representative. Nancy Sachs moved and Betty Mattison seconded that Bill Sentman be appointed. Passed unanimously.
District and Officers Liability Insurance. Jim Reiman reported that the ACBL purchased a Directors and Officers Insurance policy that will protect the ACBL, the District, and Units. Jim Reiman will send the form to all the units before the August 10 deadline. Jill Ohlson moved and Mattt Heuser seconded that our District participate in this. Passed unanimously.
The next meeting will be held at the
Linda Rice moved and Matt Heuser seconded that the meeting be adjourned at
Nancy Sachs, Secretary