February 2017 Minutes

UNIT 470 BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING FEBRUARY 19, 2017

The meeting was called to order by President Mary Phillips at 11:00 AM at the Kilauea District Park. Present: Mary Phillips, Iris Chung, Judy Curry, Mary Farrell, Paul Glaza, Lily Johannessen, Naomi Nortman, Ruth Tschumy. Excused: Katie Fagan

MINUTES. The Minutes of the January 15, 2017 meeting were approved and will be posted on the Unit 470 website.

TREASURER’S REPORT. Cash Balance: $19,573

TOURNAMENT CHAIR REPORT. JIM HOPKINS SECTIONAL (May, 2017). The Board agreed to add NLM and 0-50 sections on Friday morning. If there are at least 11 tables, these sections will be added to future sectional programs. Ruth will discuss this with Patrick.

SUNDAY GAME SCHEDULE. The Board agreed to hold games on Christmas and New Year eves if a site is available.

MEMBERSHIP CHAIR REPORT. The 2017 Roster will be ready for sale at the Annual Meeting. Mary will also round up the various trophies which will be presented at the Annual Meeting.

PUBLICITY CHAIR REPORT. February-March issue of the Unit 470 News has been distributed and placed on the website. Drafts of the Annual Meeting flyer and registration forms are ready and will be printed and distributed as soon as the cost and deadline details are finalized.

DIRECTORS CHAIR REPORT: Directors are set for April, May and June.

NEW BUSINESS. GNT PARTICIPATION & LOCATIONS. Tom and Katie Fagan will host the GNT finals. Lily will secure monitors and Iris will do a special GNT flyer for distribution and the website.

PURCHASE OF ADDITIONAL BOARDS. The Board agreed to purchase the additional boards which are needed for the Swiss Team games.

BRIDGE MATES. Several requests have been made to change from Bridge Pad to Bridge Mate. Lily will check on the cost and other details of Bridge Mate.

ANNUAL MEETING. March 26, 2017 at Ala Wai Club House. Timetable: 10:30 AM check in, 11:00 AM meeting, 12 Noon lunch, 1PM game- UNIT CHAMPIONSHIP WITH NLM & 0-20 Sections. Cost: $15 … $10 if checks received by March 5th. Final deadline: March 20. All pairs must preregister. Paul will check on Hale Koa as a possible annual meeting site.

NEXT MEETING DATE: MARCH 12, 2017 AT KILAUEA DISTRICT PARK.

Respectully Submitted, Iris Chung