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Meeting Minutes: 11-08-2011

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San Diego Table Tennis Association

Board Meeting, 2011

November 8, 2011

Balboa Park Activity Center Board Room

  This meeting is open to all members of the SDTTA. Call to order by Ron at 7:15 pm. SDTTA Board Members Present:     Mark, James, Borko, Ron Spencer, Bill, and Shelley SDTTA Member Present:  Mickey and Earl Alto SDTTA Board Member minutes for the month of September and October, 2011 were passed.  The motion to pass was made by Borko and seconded by James. Communications not on the agenda have a limit of 3 minutes. Current Items:
  1. Jock sent an email out to all board members that due to family and work issues that he needed to resign from the SDTTA board.  The first topic of the evening began with Shelley nominating Earl Alto to take his place and finish his term (which is through 2012).  The motion to approve was made by Mark and seconded by James.  The vote was unanimous among the board members.  The board welcomed Earl and thanked him for taking Jock’s place.
  2. Treasurer’s Report:  Bill passed out the treasurer’s report which is reconciled through October 31, 2011.  Bill has purchased the 2012 membership stickers and will pass them out to the board members.
  3. Equipment/membership report:  Borko stated that the current membership is at 298 and he will be adding two more persons. Membership drive for 2012 will start in December with the same fees as last year.  Borko has purchased six more tables for the club.  The board has decided not to purchase any more new Butterfly tables as there is a concern about how well these tables will hold up.  The board has decided that we will not be selling the green tables until we have found the quality of tables needed for our club.
  4. Webmaster Report/Daryl Sterling:  no report
  5. Pewee/Jr Report/Angie- Brana-Earl.  No report.
  6. Executive Director’s report:  No report.
Old Business:  
  1. Picnic expenses.  Ron reminded members to turn in their receipts to be reimbursed for the purchases made for the picnic and give these to Mark.
  2. Election preparations:  The board discussed who will be running for the 4 open positions.  Christian Lillieroos submitted his name for the election.  Shariq Ansari introduced himself as running for the upcoming election.
  New Business:
  1. Thursday night tournament issues.  A formal complaint has been issued in writing regarding conduct of a member and people standing in the play area while the players are playing their match.  These issues were discussed and submitted for review.  The board members will investigate these complaints.
  2. Neil Smythe’s passing:  The SDTTA sent flowers to his memorial service.  Borko made a motion to honor Neil with calling our Thursday night round robin tournament the Neil Smythe Round Robin Tournament.  The motions was seconded by Mark and passed by the board unanimously.   Mark made a motion that our next SDTTA tournament be called the Neil Smythe Memorial Tournament.  The motion was seconded by Borko and passed by the board unanimously.
  3. Earl Alto volunteered to run the Neil Smythe Memorial Tournament.  He will present to us his committee of members who will help with this tournament which we will be discussing at the next Board Meeting.
The next meeting is December 13, 2011. The motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Mark and seconded by James. Respectfully Submitted, Shelley Hardy, SDTTA Secretary
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