October 2016 Minutes

UNIT 470 BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING OCTOBER 16, 2016

The meeting was called to order by President Bob McLaren at 11:00 a.m. at the Ala Wai Club House.

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

MINUTES. The minutes of the September 11, 2016 meeting were approved and will be uploaded to the website.

TREASURER’S REPORT: Cash balance: $18, 230 CLUB

CHAIR REPORT. Laurie Carr will direct the GNT Qualifying game on October 23, 2016. The Inter Island Tournament is scheduled for February 19, 2017. Ned Downey (Maui) is in charge.

PUBLICITY CHAIR REPORT. The program flyer for the Honolulu Sectional – March 03-05, 2017 will be ready for distribution at the 2017 Hawaii Regional.

OLD BUSINESS: NAP MONITORS: Iris will contact Rich Carle re free plays for NAP monitors.

2017 BOARD OF DIRECTORS: The following slate will be presented to the membership: Iris Chung, Judy Curry, Katie Fagan, Paul Glaza and Naomi Nortman. The slate will be announced in the November-December Unit 470 News. Continuing Board members are: Lily Johannessen, Mary Farrell, Mary Phillips and Ruth Tschumy. Bob will present the names at the Election Swiss on December 18th and if there are no names submitted to the Secretary, Bob will declare an election by acclamation.

NEW BUSINESS. CHRIS CHAMPION WEBSITE: Steve Bruns will send Unit 470 game results for inclusion on the Chris Champion Website.

UNIT 470 CREDIT CARDS. The board decided that individual members of the Board do not need to have Unit 470 credit cards.

REFLECTION ON MISSION: Acting on Ruth’s suggestion, the Board agreed to consider the goals of Unit 470 at the December Board meeting.

NEXT MEETING DATE: DECEMBER 4, 2016

Respectfully submitted, Iris Chung, Secretary