ACBL Unit 143 Board of Directors

Meeting Minutes for 2010.12.08, 7pm at Olivette Community Center


Meeting called to order by S. Zenk



Carl Clyne                                                Carol Benkelman

Helene Siegfried                                   Bob Janis

Linda Seibert                                         Debbie Romero

Lee Hastings                                         Bob Riggs

Steve Zenk                                               Ed Hale




Jackie Baker                                          Jennifer Luner


November minutes approved for posting. (Note, underlined business items should appear on future agendas)


Treasurer’s Report approved for filing.  CD purchase waiting on a better rate.


Unfinished Business.


Jeff Kopolow and Norm Goldman were nominated to fill S.  Moore’s vacated position.  Jeff was elected to fill the position for the completion of Suzie’s remaining two-year term.  Welcome Jeff.


Persons off the board but volunteering to continue the work they were doing was discussed.




Debbie reported that publicity was ready for the Winter Sectional.  It was approved for distribution.


Helene asked for a final review of the new web site by the board members.  She proposed it be activated on the 15th of December, and that major corrections be reported by then.  The proposal was approved and the new web site was initiated on the 15th and is now online.


Bragging Rights were discussed.  Ed is inquiring of KC and will report.  This item will be on agenda for next meeting.


New Business


A jobs list for board members needs to be created for the St. Charles Winter Sectional.  Will be on the agenda for next meeting.  Board members need to be ready to volunteer for when and what they can do.


Election procedure needs to be reviewed and a timetable developed for 2011.  Steve will initiate the procedure for review and timetable development.  This item will be on some future agenda.


The 2015 National in St. Louis conflicted with the St. Louis Regional.  Mike Carmen asked to change the regional date to an earlier time.  Change was approved.  Date to be announced.


Ed Hale, suggesting that we may be able to get more tables at tournaments with some different event scheduling, presented some stats to support the idea.  Mike Carmen will be invited to the January meeting to discuss the issue.




We currently have 1100 members in Unit 143.


Bob Riggs will sub for Steve on Friday at the St. Charles Sectional.


Next regular meeting will be 12 Jan 2011, 7pm, Olivette Community Center. 


Adjourned 8:25pm.

Carl Clyne, Recording Secretary

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