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Meeting Minutes: 02-08-2011

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San Diego Table Tennis

Association Board Meeting

February 8, 2011

Balboa Park Activity Center Board Room

This meeting is open to all members of the SDTTA

Call to order by Ron at 7:12 pm.

SDTTA Members Present: James Kahn, Borko Dragojlovic, Mark Adelman, Ron Spencer, Bill Chang, Jock Oubichon, and Shelley A Hardy. Communications limited to items not on the agenda. Limit 3 minutes. The approvalof January 11, 2011 board meeting minutes was made by James and seconded by Borko. Treasurer’s Report: Bill Chang passed out treasurer’s report to members present and it was sreonciled through to January 31, 2011. Membership discussion: Mark recommended that each renewing member need to fill out all spaces on the membership form. It was noted that all new members can sign up at SDTTA.com. It was noted that there are many blank areas and that it will take time to get the database with all the correct info on members. There needs to be a drop down for members to do family memberships online. Mark wanted to go over with Daryl the need to post the TT shirts on our website. There are 23 left and add a dropdown with sizes. The board would like Daryl to attend board meetings to give webmaster report, give advice or answer questions at the beginning or end of board meeetings. Action Items: Equipment report: Borko stated the following: There are 13 unopened nets 22 tables assembled (handicapped table included) 2 unassembled in boxes 2 tables at a local Sr Center It was suggested by Phil to buy an all-metal piece w/threads to make the part of the net stronger and less likely to break. Borko stated that their were 86 members signed and the total membership donation if $560. Welcoming suggestions for new members. Reserve a table for beginners/new members A volunteer committee person introduce visitor to people to challenge for the evening Recommend all new people to come Thurs. night to play in the round robing Volunteer new committee will bring recommendations to the next board meeting (Shelley, Esteban & need one more person to discuss welcoming new people to the club) 4.. Guidelines for partial memberships: a. $50 until Sep30th b. $25 from Oct 1st to Dec 31st c. Keep jrs. As they are The motion for SDTTA to use these guidelines was proposed by Shelley and seconded by Bill. All approved the motion. Monitoring: SDTTA wants to ask players to put their membership /receipt by net on table or on their bags so that they can be visibly seen. 6. Jock will be editing/updating the membership form. It was agreed to print 500 copies and stay with the yellow paper. 7. Discuss running tournaments in house. Ron wants SDTTA to sponsor our own league tournament for later on this year. USTTA sanctioned tournaments is where a fee if paid to USTTA and they give us a list of players.. Nonsanctioned means no fee but the club is responsible to get the word out. The best tournament is to have the right prize money. Next month Ron has invited a person to be present at our board meeting. 8. New technology to consider is blue tables. Ron brought up that there are new state of the art blue tables that would bring this club up to the level of having quality tournaments. We will bring this one action to the SDTTA members to vote on. 9. Committee for Initiatives. Ron would like to put together a committee of 4 SDTTA members who the board agrees to and come up with initiatives that the club members chose as priorities for the club to support . Mark made a motion to adjourn the meeting and James seconded it at 9:05. Respectfully Submitted, Shelley A Hardy, SDTTA Secretary
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