2014-03-26 Board Minutes
Minutes from Kona Bridge Club Directors Meeting held March 26, 2014 at the Sabo Residence
I. Meeting was called to order By Dan Sabo at 10:06 A.M.
II. Attendance - Dan Sabo, Dean Jenkins, Sue Kaneta, Jim Elstran, Shirley Decker, Chuck Clark and Liz Holey
III. Approval of minutes from 2/7/14 moved and seconded.
IV. Treasurer's Report - Jim reported balance as $13,600 - finance update by Liz and Dan -Thank you note from Dan to Linda & George for donation.
V. Old Business Sectional Report  - Sectional made $851 ( Allen)
VI. New Business
  1. Board members
     Shirley Decker joined the Board after unanimous approval.    Dean resigned as a Unit Board Rep. A replacement will be appointed later. 
  2. Update on Bridge Building
     Dan has learned from Kaeo Duarte that we should be ok until Sept. Dan will keep us      
  3. Game Directors
     Liz makes up the schedule two months in advance. Some discussion took place about free play for directors and managers. This was approved by a vote of the board. The directors should be an example of consistency and courtesy. They must maintain the pace of the games. Some discussion dealt with training and tuition issues,  but no decisions were made. Dan will call a Game Directors meeting in the near future.
   4. Proposed game changes - some discussion, no resolution
   5. By-Laws
      The following changes were approved:  Sec. 2.2 Annual meeting of the members was changed to the first Friday in  September of each year;  Sec 3.4 Annual meeting of he board of directors was changed to the second Friday in September of each year
   6. Committee Updates 
        We need recommendations from the committee chairs. For example,ACBL has educational grants, and hospitality needs to set appropriate limits  for special circumstances i.e. a death in the family. We need input from Sue Brown and Shelley.
   7. Bridge Etiquette Brochure
      Dan provided a sample we hope to make available to all members.
   8. Website - short discussion on updating ours.
   9. Mission statement - need to create a short and sweet one - some discussion
       Meeting adjourned at 12:47 P.M.
Submitted by Sue Kaneta