Current Minutes for D22 Board of Directors
Minutes of Board of Directors Meeting
Location: Hotel Irvine, Pelican Room, 17900 Jamboree Rd, Irvine, Ca. 92614
Date & Time: Thursday, September 8, 2016 6:30 PM
Members Present: Warren Cederborg & Jim Parks (Area I), David Lodge (Area II), Bill Grant &
Andrew Loh (Area III), John Kissinger & Ron Lien (Area IV)
Members Absent: No new director had been appointed for replacement of Moe Anvari who had resigned
Guests: Arlene Harvey (Director in Charge), Nancy Boyd (ACBL Field Manager), Robert Micone (Membership Growth), Jan Wickersham, Marjorie Michelin (Speaker Contacts), Ken Monzingo (ACBL President, District Rep.), Bonnie Bagley (Western Conference)
I. Call to Order
President Grant called the meeting to order at 7:30 pm.
II. Introduction of Guests
III. Approval of Minutes of the Previous Meetings
The minutes of the previous meeting held in San Diego in March 2016 were reviewed and approved.
IV. President’s Remarks and Question Period
Bill provided an update on Teri Atkinson’s condition and wished her a healthy recovery.
Andy remarked on timeliness of start times for knockouts at Penicton Regional. He also asked if
information on director training could be published. He also talked about the need for help from clubs
within the district at regionals and national events. There was a general discussion on parking problems
on the first day of this regional.
V. Guest Remarks
Marjorie Michelin asked if District 22 could support cost of STAC games. Director in Charge, Arlene
Harvey, reported that there were 1122 table through Thursday, which was a 12% drop from last year.
There were 65 teams in the bracketed Swiss mid week game. Games were being cancelled in the evening
due to low attendance. Bonnie Bagley gave a report on the Western Conference and noted that a blue
ribbon committee had been formed to look at the future of the Western Conference.
VI. Treasurer’s Report
David provided a Profit and Loss by Location for this year to date. There was a $21,369 loss exclusive of
the current regional.
VII. Secretary’s Report –Nothing to report
VIII. Old Business
There was a motion by Ron and seconded by John to increase the fees at regional games to $14 for two session or knock out events and leave the fees at $12 for single session events starting at the Riverside Regional. The motion was discussed and passed on a six to one vote with one abstention.
Ken inquired about minimum labor laws as pertaining to caddies pay. Also he noted the need to determine who will be in charge of Riverside and San Diego regionals. It was also noted that the Palm Springs NLM Regional will need leadership help after next year.
David provided a Wordsmith of the December 2015 bylaws change on term limits.
IX. New Business
David questioned if there was the possibility of linking the national and district partnership desks.
Jim reported that he had sent out requests for candidates for the election of directors and would send out ballots for the election.
Caddy fees. Item tabled.
Appointment of Warren as Western Conference representative for the balance of Teri Atkinson’s term.
Appointment of Warren as a replacement of Teri Atkinson as a director for the balance of her term.
John presented a proposal to have seven areas, instead of four, with one representative to the board from each area.
A committee of Ron, David, and Andy is to be formed to produce a policy on free plays at regionals.
X. Committee Reports
Web Site – Andy asked for feedback on the web site. Andy also asked that tournament Managers in
charge of the Tournament website link to the D22 website and ensure the info on both websites are the
same and consistent.
Tournament – Nothing to report.
GNT/NAP – John reported that the new year started this month. Clubs can run qualifying events through mid April.
Education, Membership & Club Relations – A new appointment is needed.
New Players Affairs – A new appointment is needed.
Charity – A new appointment is needed.
Discipline – Nothing to report.
Appeals – Nothing to report.
Goodwill – Warren stated that each director needs to submit a candidate for the December presentation.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:00.
The next meeting of the Board is to be held on December 16, 2016, in the Westin Mission Hills Resort, Rancho Mirage at 6:30 PM in Building 5, Room 517.