September 2015 Minutes

UNIT 470 BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING SEPTEMBER 19, 2015

The meeting was called to order by President Bob McLaren at 11:00am at the Community Church of Honolulu.
Present: Bob McLaren, Bev Drill, Mary Phillips, Naomi Nortman, Katie Fagan
Excused: Mary Farrell, Bill Pearman, Lily Johannessen, Iris Chung

Minutes: The minutes of the July 26th, 2015 meeting were approved as circulated and will be uploaded to the website.

Treasurer’s Report: The cash balance as of August 30, 2015 is $13,500.

Club and Tournament Chair Report: The Club Manager’s chair name should be changed to Naomi Nortman. We, also, need a board member to act as tournament chair. Iris Chung and Arun Savara have offered a place to play for the North American Pairs. Also, on a Saturday, Bob McLaren could provide a place. Bev Drill is checking with the district for a list of who qualified. Our Annual meeting was changed to April 10th , because of a conflict with the Reno NABC.
Hospitality Report: We are going to try and provide a luncheon at our party for the Election Swiss of 2 entrees, and 2 salads.

Publicity Report: Iris is making the flyer for the March Sectional. She will talk to Bev about some questions. There will be no lunch served on the Sunday.

Old Business: The portable mic will be kept at the Ala Wai in the storage closet. That way we can have two mic’s for the lecture series with the NLM’s and the 0-20 group.

New Business: We need a board member to take half of Bev’s job- the Tournament Chair. Ruth Tschumy, and Muriel Stitt have agreed to be co-chairs for the 2018 national. We are looking at computers so the dealing machine can have its’ designated computer.

Our next meeting will be October 25th, 2015 at the Ala Wai.

Respectfully Submitted,
Katie Fagan