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Meeting Minutes: 10-12-2012

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San Diego Table Tennis Association            

Board Meeting

October 12, 2012

Balboa Park Activity Center

This meeting is open to all members of the SDTTA.

Call to order 7:05 pm by Ron. SDTTA Board Members Present:  Ron Spencer, Borko Dragojlovic, Shelley Hardy, James Kahn, Shariq Ansari and Frederick Cheung SDTTA Member Present:  Daryl Sterling and Andre Scot Communications not on agenda have a limit of 3 minutes. The approval of the SDTTA Board Member minutes for August and September was made by James and seconded by Fred. Treasurer’s Report.  Bill Chang emailed the Treasurer’s report that is reconciled through Sept 30, 2012 and passed out to the board members. Webmaster Report/ Daryl Sterling – The SDTTA website is being setup to take the Neil Smyth tournament entries.  There are a few adjustments to be made and Ron will give the final information to Daryl. Juic Team Report- the Juic Team has moved to another location for training. Peewee/Jr Report/Ron and Borko – Ron and Borko are starting over inviting young kids to the training held on Saturdays at 1 pm.  Borko stated that the robots are broken and in the future we need to consider new ones.  Shelley volunteered to contact Daryl about putting on the website a need for a donated robot. Membership Report: No change.  Borko stated that the club is low on membership cards. The board will wait as we still have some. Bill will order the 2013 membership stickers which will be green.  There are 17 registered senior members attending the training program on Saturdays. Equipment Report:    Shelley will have 2 set of keys made for our equipment cabinets to give to board members. Total usable tables currently at the club are 28 with 2 damaged and 2 broken.  It is requested that the two tables from a San Diego Sr Center be brought back to be used for the Neil Smyth tournament.  Ron will contact Stellan and make arrangements. The club has in stock two Butterfly shirts, a medium and a small available for purchase. Executive Director’s report:  James sees a need to build the club membership back up.  James will develop possible doubles tournaments on Fridays.  A suggestion was made by a member that experienced members could at times volunteer a few minutes of their time to help new players with their strokes.  This has been in practice for a long time at this club, Old Business:
  1. SDTTA Logo status – Fred.  The final round of 4 designers will be voted on by SDTTA members and Fred will email us know which one has been chosen.
  2. Tournament Update:
James will talk with Mark Adelman about inviting Neil Smyth’s wife to the tournament and possible have an article on Neil’s contribution to the table tennis community. Borko will purchase 3-4 dozen Nittaku premium white balls for the tournament. The flyers will be taken to Kinkos tomorrow to be printed and mailed out.  Borko is sending a mass flyer out to people from LA to Nevada. New Business:
  1. There are three board positions up for election for the 2013 year.  Ron and James will be running again.  Fred will not be able to due to his studies.  Ron will ask the election committee to start the proceedings and advertise for members to join the 2013 SDTTA board.
  2. Andre has asked the board to reserve on November 24 and 25 the club tables from 9 to 11:30 so that US/International players may train at our club for the Mike Dempsey Memorial tournament held November 27 through December 2.  The board is in favor of their training here.  All members are invited to observe their training.
  3. SoCal College Tournament Nov 17 – Adam Barbrow. Adam has asked to reserve three rows for their tournament.  The SDTTA board has agreed.
  4. In order for all SDTTA board members to attend the meeting, the date has been changed to the 2nd Friday of the month.
The motion to adjourn was made by James and seconded by Frederick. The next meeting is November 9, 2012. Respectfully Submitted, Shelley Hardy, SDTTA Secretary
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