ACBL UNIT 356 BOARD MEETING  January 20, 2008

Time: 10:30 am

Location:  Adobe Bridge Club


Board Members Present:  Prudence Cain, Connie Freeman, Jan Miller, Christie McDougall, Julie Abrahams, Ken Badertscher, Betty Compton, Bob Simrak,

Brenda Sonderegger.


Absent:  Paul Moore


I.  The meeting was called to order by President, Prudy Cain at 10:35 am.

Prudy turned the meeting over to Connie Freeman.  The following slate of officers was approved:  President, Prudence Cain,  Vice President, Connie Freeman,  Secretary, Jan Miller, Treasurer, Christie McDougall. Slate accepted.

II.  Reports of Officiers:

  1. Minutes of the previous meeting were approved as corrected…date of potluck of Dec 19 is changed to Jan. 19th.

  2. Treasurer’s Report:  Christie gave both the December, 2007  and year end report.  Both reports were approved as presented.  The closing checking account balance is  $10,068.51 nd the closing savings account balance is $24,146.50.         

  3. Vice President Report:  Connie will e-mail the web addresses of the new board. Connie will attend the District meeting on March 1 so will have a report in April.

  4. Ken reported that we will continue to have the fall regional in Tucson.


III .  Reports of Committees:

  1. Tournament Chair: Paul  no report.  Many people reported that they enjoyed the tournament in January and liked the location.  The April Sectional is at the Inn Suites also.  Prudy appointed Bob Simrak to serve as a permanent assistant to Paul.

  2. Club Manager:  Bob, no report

  3.  Hospitality:  Steve Reynolds, no report

  4.  Membership:  Rosemary Brophy, no report.

  5. Education:  Ken. Ken will begin his education topics on Feb 3 at 12:15 prior to the Pro/Am Swiss Team game.  The topic will be Swiss Team Tactics.  On Feb. 23rd at the I/N Tournament, Ken will give a talk at 9:00 AM on Feb 21st:  Beginners at Tournament will receive a free game pass.

  6. Publicity:  Julie Abrahams and Jan Miller will share this position, with Julie working on the art and Jan will be responsible for papers in the district.

  7. Betty:  Partnership:  this is a non board position.  Betty has done a super job at the tournament in January. 


New Business: 

         Should we have CPR training for bridge?  No, call 911.


The next meeting will be on February 10th at LasCandelas at 10:30 am. 


Meeting was adjourned at 11:45 am.


Respectfully Submitted,


Jan Miller, Secretary