117 (2):Betty Mattison,
Beth ReidUnit 136 (2): Wayne & Marilyn
122 (2):Jim BachelderUnit 164 (2): Jill Ohlson,
122 (2) Pat Dutson,
Miller, Dorothy Moore
130 (2): Bob Lyon, Jim CunninghamUnit 227 (1):
Sulgrove, President; John Hinton, Treasurer; Jay
Albright, ACBL Director; Annease Comer, ABA;
Harding, Sondra Holt
meeting began at with President Bob Sulgrove presiding.
were made.Bob Sulgrove
announced the officers and committee chairmen for the District.Newofficers/chairmen are:Charity
Chairman- Susan Bullard; Education Chairman – Rob Weidenfeld;Web Site Designer – Potter Orr; Web Site
Maintenance -John Nichols; Disciplinary
Chairman – Mark Bullimore; Electronic Contact – Bob Sulgrove;Bob asked
that he be notified when the units have new presidents. Jim Reiman’s
term of office as District Representative will expire in one year
SECRETARY’S REPORTThe minutes
of the August 5, 2006, meetingwere
mailed to the representatives.(Copy
attached) Beth Reid moved and Matt Heuser seconded that the minutes be approved as written.Passed unanimously.Nancy Sachs asked for additions/corrections
to the list of members of the Board of Directors and their e-mail addresses. (Copy
Hinton, Treasurer, distributed the Financial Reports. As of 11/11/06 we have a loss of $100.31 He distributed the bills for the second half
of 2006 for the Midwest Monitor.When
these are paid we will be making a reasonable profit. John distributed the
North American Pairs Financial Report.We made a profit of $805.71.With the profit from the GNT, we made a
profit of $1750.00Jim Cummingham moved and Jill Ohlson seconded
that the reports be approved as written.Passed unanimously.(Copies attached)The
ACBL insurance policy is in place and we will wait to see if we need a new
policy.John Hinton was commended for a job well done.
reported that the publication is running smoothly.John Hinton needs to be notified of each
Unit’s contact for billing.Bob Sulgrove stated that he would like to see articles on the
history of the District and famous players from our area.He encouraged people to write articles and
submit to Betty Mattison.She will use these as space permits.
AMERICANBRIDGE ASSOCIATIONAnnease Comer distributed a report.
(Copy attached) She thanked everyone for their participation in the ABA/ACBL
Unity Game and encouraged all units to host combined games.
TOURNAMENTREPORTBob Lyon distributed copies of the 2006, 2007, 2008
attached)He asked that the sanctioned
that haven’t been submitted be sent in as soon as possible.In 2007 the Regional ending March 31, will be
in Indianapolis. This will be a Monday through Saturday
tournament, because the site is not available on Sunday. This is the extra Regional that the District
is permitted to have and Southern Indiana dos not want it.Jill Ohlson moved
and Jim Cunningham seconded that the Lexington/Louisville Regional keep
the traditional dates for 2011 and 2012.Passed unanimously.Proposed schedules for the Indianapolis and Cincinnati Regionals in 2007 were presented. There was a discussion about how we allocate
future tournaments.We are entitled to
four Regionals each year.Three of these are fixed with traditional
dates: Columbus/Dayton; Louisville/Lexington; Cincinnati.This has been working very well.At the next meeting it will be decided how we
allocate the fourth Regional. There was a discussion about split regionals.Dorothy
Moore suggested that Indianapolis and Evansville host a split regional in
moved and Pat Dutson seconded that these units have
the District’s permission to hold this tournament.Bob Lyon will contact Butch Campbell about
it.Some Sectionals may have to be moved
to accommodate this tournament; they will be notified.
Chairman, stated that Cincinnati does not have a site large
enough to host the Fall Sectional and NAP Finals.Pat Dutson
reported that they can host the NAP District Finals the week following their
Sectional on November 3, 2007.A discussion followed.Pat Dutson moved and Matt Heuser
seconded that the Finals be held at this time.Passed unanimously.There has been a request for a change in our
bylaws.A discussion followed and there
will be no changes.
Membership Allocation has been deferred to the next
meeting.There was discussion about changing
our bylaws so that each unit has two representatives on the board.A committee of Jill Ohlson
and John Hinton will work on this and notify each unit 30 days prior to our May 6, 2007 meeting.
Reid reported that we will need to have a surcharge at our
sectionals beginning January 2008 to raise funds for the NABC in Louisville
2011.She will also be encouraging units
to hold promotional games.
Web Site.Potter Orr has redesigned our Web Site and it
is working.John Nichols will maintain
The rules for cell phones and Zero Tolerance are set
and should be enforced.Each Tournament
Chairman should explain this to the Directors before each tournament.
Beth Reid announced that September 15-18, 2008, Louisville will be hosting the Ryder
Cup.There will be a Warren Buffet Cup
Bridge Championship in conjunction with it.She also announced that this tournament is up 150-200 tables so far.
Jim Bachelder moved and
Nancy Sachs moved that the meeting be adjourned at
The next meeting will be held at the
Cincinnati Regional on May 5, 2007.