April 2016 Minutes


The meeting was called to order by President Bob McLaren at 11:00 a.m. at Kilauea District Park.

PRESENT: Bob McLaren, Iris Chung, Katie Fagan, Mary Farrell, Naomi Nortman, Mary Phillips, Ruth Tschumy. Excused: Lily Johannessen

MINUTES: The minutes of the February 20, 2016 meeting were approved and will be uploaded to the website.

TREASURER’S REPORT: Cash Balance as of March 31, 2016: $16, 447

TOURNAMENT CHAIR REPORT: The Board agreed to keep the same format for Sectional Tournaments for the rest of 2016. Naomi is still waiting to hear from the City regarding our July-December 2016 dates. After a lengthy discussion regarding zero tolerance and how the Board can assist the Directors, Ruth agreed to set up a meeting with the Directors.

PUBLICITY CHAIR REPORT: Flyers announcing the GNT finals schedule and registration deadline were distributed. Free Plays for the ladies who assisted with the Election Swiss lunch have been distributed. May-June Unit 470 News should be ready next week.

OLD BUSINESS: Mary Farrell will take the Milton Kim Trophy to the Outrigger and present it to Janet Feeback. She will also try to deliver the Rookie of the Year Trophy to Dennis Goto. Iris has ordered the vinyl padded folding chairs selected by the Board from Amazon.

NEW BUSINESS: The board approved the lecture series for advanced players which Gay Conklin will organize. Bob McLaren will make an announcement rebarding the GNT registration deadline. Katie Fagan will accept calls from those who are interested in registering.

Next Meeting Date: May 22, 2016 at Kilauea District Park.

Respectfully submitted,

Iris Chung, Secretary