Unit 157 Board of Director Meeting Minutes
Attending: W.C. Bryant, Clair Chisler, Jim Dobbyn, Frank Galloway, Eileen Hedrick, Clay Hall, Don Kemp, Aaron Maryanow, Lee Stimson, Peggy Wiegand, Robert Whiting and guest Bill Cook, District 10 Representative to the ACBL Board.
The meeting was
called to order by Unit 157 Vice President, Lee Stimson.
Minutes of the
last meeting were distributed by Secretary Don Kemp. The minutes were approved
A treasurer's report was presented by Aaron Maryanow, showing a balance in cash, money markets, and Certificate of Deposits of $21,626.13 as of 12/31/05. Income for the year was $6,369.64 vs. expenses of $10,096.55, a loss of $3,726.91. The expenditures were in line with the unit's strategic plan of supporting projects which improve bridge in the unit.
Clay Hall stated
that we need to schedule the unit GNT events for this year. There will be two
qualifying games in the unit, one in Birmingham and one in Montgomery, held on
A motion was
made by W. C Bryant, seconded by Aaron Maryanow, to have a Unit-wide
Championship game in mid to late June. At least three unit clubs must
participate in the game.The motion was passed unanimously.
Interest was expressed
in holding a Unit-wide Charity game. This was tabled until the May meeting.
moved, seconded by Peggie Wiegand, to continue the Awards of Excellence each
year. Up to five awards may be presented each year. Nominations are due by the
May board meeting. The motion passed unanimously.
The executive committee will investigate the possibility of having an ACBL seminar sponsored by the unit, after investigating local interest. They will report to the board in May.
reported on the District 10 board meeting. Minutes of the meeting are available
on the District 10 web site, http://d10bridge.org.
There was no
further new business.
reported to the board on the Denver ACBL Board meeting. A report of the
highlights of the meeting were passed out. Of particular interest was that new
rules were established spelling out how conflicts between districts will be
handled. Memphis was approved for the 2012 NABC, which will be held at the Cook
Center in downtown Memphis. This will be the 75th anniversary of
Cook stated that
he is open to receiving calls and communications from the membership about
items which should be brought to the ACBL Board of Directors. He also suggested
that the unit send him nominations for the Goodwill Committee, if there is
someone in the unit we feel is deserving of this honor.
The next meeting
of the unit board will be at the May sectional in Montgomery, between the
Saturday afternoon and evening sessions. The annual meeting will be at the
Anniston sectional on Saturday, September 30, 2006. A nominating committee will
be appointed by President Bob Teel.
There being no
further business, a motion to adjourn the meeting was made by W. C. Bryant.
There being no objection the meeting was adjourned.