Unit 157 Board of Director
Attending: Edith Bowler, Clair
Chisler, Gail Coker, Carolyn Dunn, Doug Hoadley, O. T. Johnson, Don Kemp, Jo Ann Maddox, Aaron Maryanow,
Kris Oliver, Jean Reaves, Katherine Richards, Lee Stimson, Jerri Taylor, and Bob Teel.
The meeting was called to order by
Unit 157 President Jerri Taylor.
Minutes of the last meeting were
distributed by Secretary Don Kemp. A motion to approve the minutes was made by
Jo Ann Maddox, seconded by Aaron Maryanow, and passed unanimously.
Treasurer Aaron Maryanow distributed the balance sheet, income statement and budget
to the Board. Maryanow noted that funds were available to clubs for qualifying projects and that
expenditures were less than called for in the strategic plan. He noted that
clubs need to request help if it is needed. He stated that the Unit plans to
maintain a reserve of $10,000 and that up to 50% of funds in excess of that can
be spent each year for projects which meet the Unit guidelines.
Doug Hoadley reported on the
Strategic Plan. A copy is available on the Unit 157 web site and he will give a
copy to new board members. At the beginning of each year a review is conducted
of what was accomplished in the previous year. The key elements are meeting the
membership goal, facility enhancement, increasing tournament participation, and
increasing club participation.
Clair Chisler reported on the
District 10 Board Meeting. A copy of the minutes of the meeting are available
on the District 10 web site and will be appended to the minutes of this
President Taylor announced that Bill Cook of Jackson, MS won the election for District 10 Representative to the ACBL Board of Directors. She also stated that the Unit 157 Awards for Excellence will be presented on October 23rd. The Unit received a rebate from ACBL of $143.00 for charity. We sent a donation for that amount to Children’s Harbor.
The nominating committee presented the following slate of nominees:
President – Bob Teel
Vice President – Lee Stimson
Secretary – Don Kemp
Treasurer – Aaron Maryanow
There being no further nominations, President Taylor called for a vote. The above officers were elected unanimously.
Aaron Maryanow moved, seconded by
Doug Hoadley, that the Birmingham
Bridge Club be reimbursed $200 for prizes awarded at their February tournament
and $200 for prized awarded at their May tournament. The motion was seconded by
Doug Hoadley and passed unanimously.
Jean Reaves reported that she had
had great success in teaching bridge in Auburn. The unit will reimburse her for
President Taylor noted
accomplishments during her administration including the Unit web site, Audrey
Grant seminar, Unit Growth seminar, Unit Championship games, monetary awards
for winners at tournaments, enhanced facilities at clubs, Unit Leadership seminar,
and Unit Charity games.
There being no further business
the meeting was adjourned.
Don Kemp, Secretary