District 11- ACBL
Board of Directors Meeting
June 7, 2014 at Cincinnati Regional
Unit 117:Vangie Smith, Chris Overpeck Unit 136:Janet Lee, Georgia Banzinger
Unit 122: Judy Auer, George St. Pierre Unit 164: Terrell Holt,Susan Bullard
Unit 124: Barbara Levinson, Mike Purcell Unit 130: Liz Brown, Judy Drejer
Unit 227: Unit: 193:Billie Brown, William Lee
Also present: Bill Sentman, President; Cheryl Schneider, Secretary; Adrienne Netherwood, Treasurer; Beth Reid, District Director; A.J. Stephani, Tournament Director; Potter Orr, Web Master; Isaac Stephani, Youth coordinator; Brad Bartol, Midwest Monitor and Maribeth Ransel.
The meeting was called to order by President Bill Sentman.
The minutes were approved and everyone was asked to sign the attendance sheet.
Adrienne Netherwood presented the report. Total cash balance is $28,739.07. $1,718.55 is the checking account balance for the Midwest Monitor. $17,000 is earmarked for future NABC held in District 11. $2,116 is earmarked for ACBL Grass Roots 2013. $3,224 is earmarked for Grass Roots 2014. We received $3,224 for Grass Roots and $559.20 for Indianapolis table fees. We paid $651.32 for meals at the Indianapolis Regional Meeting and $600 to NAP Flight A/B/C 3rd place pairs.
The report was approved unanimouisly.
Tournament Coordinator’s Report:
A.J. said he is trying to plan a meeting with the various tournament chairs at the Dayton/Columbus Regional. The new ACBL web site is up and although it is similar there are some changes.
District Director’s Report:
Beth reported that the board was working to resolve the GNT masterpoint issue.
GNT/NAP Coordinator’s Report:
A discussion about how to spend the Grass Roots money was held. A motion was made by Susan and seconded by Georgia that the district would give the 1st place pairs an additional $100, the second place pairs $200 and the 3rd place pairs $300. Motion passed unanimously.
We need to decide on a site for the 2015 GNT.
Youth Coordinator’s Report:
Isaac reported that he would like to have a representative to connect with in each unit.
A.J. Stephani is now the 1st alternate to the ACBL Board of Directors.
Mike Purcell reported that his club has been offering a free supervised play on Saturday morning and that it has been very successful.
There was a discussion about reviewing the by-laws of the organization. Bill Sentman said he would send a copy to Potter Orr.
Maribeth Ransel reported that her unit is not ready to accept the Midwest Monitor proposal.
Elections for the board will be held at the Dayton/Columbus Regional. A.J. will be chairman.
A Midwest Monitor discussion followed. A motion was placed on the floor by Georgia Banzinger stating that if we can, each issue should cost no more than $1500 and we should do this no more than four times a year. Seconded by Mike Purcell. Motion carried.