OF SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, UNIT
CALL TO ORDER:
The meeting was called to order at 2:30 P.M.
Llacera, Diana Schillings, Joyce Martin, Jerry Goodell. Virginia Le Roy, Elena Laborde-Bishop,
Barbara Shepardson ABSENT: Sam Badawi
APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM January 10, 2006. Diana Schillings moved and Jerry Goodell
seconded that the minutes of January 10th be approved as
Wayne Boss distributed the financial reports prepared by Sam
Badawi. The reports were reviewed and
after a motion were accepted as presented.
In Sam’s absence the Investment Committee’s report was tabled.
The proposed 299er sectional was discussed. After review of the available dates, the
projected attendance and the estimated costs, it was the consensus of the Board
that we should table this project. It
would be a lot of work; there is no reasonable assurance that we would have
enough tables to cover our costs and there is no one to chair the project. It was moved, seconded and approved to table the
plans for a 299er sectional this year.
Membership Survey – Ken Llacera reported that there
was 80 surveys returned; this is an excellent percentage. The member’s responses and comments gave us a
lot of good ideas for improving attendance at the club. The Board discussed and approved the
reestablishment of a Free Play Policy for new and returning players. The Board will meet on February 27th
with the game directors to develop an Action Plan. The Action Plan and the survey results will
be reported to the members.
Request to Use Facility – The Board reviewed and
approved a request by Jim Slinger to luse the Bridge Center for a twelve-week
series of Bridge lessons. The game
directors had already approved the proposal.
Sectional – The Fall sectional was discussed. A flyer, prepared by Diana Schilling, was
approved and will be distributed to area clubs, as well as at sectional and
regional tournaments. The Board also approved
the proposed schedule of the games at the sectional. The Co=Chairs, Diana Schilling and Barbara
Shepardson, are pursuing other details for the sectional.
Hospitality – Hospitality for the unit games wa
discussed. Each Board Member volunteered
to be responsible for one month. The
December’s Unit Game will be a potluck this year.
Web Site - Ken Llacera has been working on our Web
Site; he has updated and improved it greatly.
It is Ken’s goal, which was agreed to by the Board, that the website become
a focal point for Unit Members and attract new bridge players to the
Center. Ken is working on other long
term and short
NEXT BOARD MEETING: March
Virginia Le Roy, Secretary