Cincinnati Bridge Association Board of Trustees)
Minutes of Regular Meeting September 11, 2012
Board President A.J, Stephanie called the meeting to order at
5:08 P.M. Present were Patrick Hoffman, Potter Orr, Mike Purcell, Barb
Levinson, Ron Manne, Susan wisner, Gayle
Keaney, and Sonya Wilson. Absent was Gerry Mirus.
July Minutes were reviewed and approved with a correction
regarding junior fees and change in rent for junior players.
status of the three on-going committees is as follows:
Leased Space and Building- No Change.
Welcome cards for 11 new members were sent out in September.
The cards will be sent to all new unit members based on the ACBL Membership
Directorgram will be sent out to the sanction holders
about the new member program and how to handle the free play that new members
A.J. received a request from Tim Crank for funding for
his participation in this summer’s GNT in Philadelphia.
A.J. made a motion to contribute $125 it was seconded by
potter and approved.
Discussion was held considering problems with returning the
bridgemates from Dayton in time for Monday morning’s game. Except for this month’s sectional Sonya will
take care of their return. September’s Sectional in Dayton A.J, will insure
they are back on time.
October 5 is the deadline for petitions to be received by
Joe Menks from all candidates. here will be early voting allowed this
year. The procedures for that will be
established by Joe.
A.J. presented the compensation schedule and there was
discussion. It is in our records under board minutes as CBA COMPENSATION POLICIES Approved 9-12-12.docx.
The committee recommended that the table rent remain at
$15.00 for 2013.
A.j made a motion that the Shamroy Fund pay for bridge In
A Day(BIAD) for this year and future years, Seconded by Gayle and approved .
There was no recommendation by the committee on the
financing the Viox parking spaces.
Mike reported on the success of LBIAD with 120 participants and 402
volunteers. The presentations were well done and well received.
possibility of charging
small fee in the future was discussed as well.
Follow up to LBIAD will be sent to the participants to
encourage them to come to our Saturday 0 to 30 game.
A.J. reported that the Middletown Sectional table count
was down. The committee will be looking at the viability of this tournament.
A.J. also reported that our unit holds less sectionals than other units and
they will be looking at the possibilities of holding more sectionals.
Meeting was adjourned at 6:45p.m.
Minutes submitted by Secretary
Patrick G, Hoffman