Meeting called to order at 7:00 pm
Members present: Behnam Kazemi, Dennis Seisun, Borko Dragojlovic, Jenny Hoang, James Khan, Mario Lopez and Jorge “George” Calderon.
Treasurer reported successful summer league with participation of 3 clubs; the cost to our club was about $350 ($750 out in prizes and $400 in from registration).
The implementation of an operating budget was discussed.
Senior Olympic event on September 12th had 16 participants.
October Tournament has 25 registrations and an email was sent to all members (200+) with a reminder. The referee issue for the tournament was taken care already.
Prorated membership fee of $25 takes effect on October 1st to the end of the year.
Saturday Sept 19th decided for the annual picnic and swap meet, James proposed to encourage a pot luck style of event (to share different kinds of food) and the option of providing Pizza and sot drinks, he volunteered to help with this event.
Behnam indicated that there will be a Autum/Fall League increasing the prize money for “A” team to $400 for 1st place, $300 second and $100 third. “B” team, $100 1st place and $50 second place. Also the registration would be $60 per team of 6 players.
Borko reminded the Board that coaching activity in the club premises needs to be approved by the city; Michael, a club member, was called in to the board meeting and Borko informed him of the need to apply to the city in order to coach in the club. Michael agreed to apply.
Board considered the sale of some tables.
Business cards for the club to be ordered
The need to enforce the club rules regarding players willing to accept challenges was discussed, option to pre determine tables where players must accept them.
I reminded board members that I will be out of town Sept 19th and the 1st week in October.
Members requested to include in these minutes that James left, without an explanation, while the meeting was still in progress.
Meeting was adjourned at 7:55pm