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Meeting Minutes: 6-14-2013

San Diego Table Tennis Association Board Meeting

June 14, 2013

Balboa Park Activity Center

This meeting is open to all members of the SDTTA.


Call to order 7:06 pm by James.

SDTTA Board Members Present: Shelley Hardy, James Kahn, Mark Adelman, Shariq Ansari and Bill Chang

SDTTA Board Member absent:  Kiet Tran


Communications not on agenda have a limit of 3 minutes.


Treasurer’s Report:  Bill Chang presented the Treasurer’s Report, which is reconciled thru May 31, 2013.

Check # 1148 was written to pay city fees for $603.   Check  # 1301 was written to Kiet Tran to cover costs for the friendship games held here in May to cover cost of food and paper goods for $166.56.  Mark made a motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report and James seconded it.  The SDTTA board approved the Treasurer’s Report.


Approval of minutes:  James made a motion to approve the May SDTTA minutes and Shariq seconded it.  The SDTTA board approved the May minutes.


Webmaster Report/ Daryl Sterling – No report.


Membership Report – No report.


Equipment Report:  The club will purchase 5 new Joola tables from Andre at $775 each.  Bill will ask Andre how long he will hold the tables.  We need to rent a truck to move them here.

Old Business:

  1. A conference call to Attila Malek was held during the meeting to discuss the upcoming Neil Smyth Memorial Table Tennis Tournament held in October.

    1. The tournament will be a 4 star tournament.

    2. It is listed on the USTTA website.

    3. Mark will search on Google for the nonprofit sponsorship form needed for the tournament.

    4. The entry form needs to be completed by the end of August.  There will be space for paid advertising on this form.

  2. June 22 is the club picnic.  The club will provide the dinnerware, refreshments and ice.  There will be a raffle for a table tennis shirt.  The board approved giving a $50 gift certificate to Phil VanDeWiele and John Tentor for the hard and faithful work running Thursday night Round Robin.

  3. The SDTTA board will vote for the open board member position at the July meeting.


New Business:

  1. Mark will contact Stellan and Angie to invite them to come and participate at the club.

  2. Shelley will invite Earl Alto to our next board meeting.  We need his expertize and help running a team tournament.

  3. Shariq will post on the SDTTA website a notice that members need to observe when players are actively playing and they are not to enter the playing area for safety reasons.


The motion to adjourn was made by James and seconded by Mark.


The next meeting is July 12, 2013.


Respectfully Submitted,


Shelley Hardy, SDTTA Secretary


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