Capital District Tenpin Bowling Association

Board of Directors Meeting

January 18, 2004

McArthur Lanes

Meeting Minutes

Attendees: Pierre Gratton, , Graham Ginsberg, Ed Zabarauskas, Rheal Proulx, Mark Gehring, Owen Labelle

1)    Call to Order:

The meeting was called to order at 9:20 a.m.

2)    Agenda.

The published agenda was agreed to.

3)    Review of Minutes and Actions Arising

a)     Review of November 30, 2003 Minutes

The board reviewed minutes from November 30, 2003. The minutes were accepted unanimously.

b)    Actions Arising

Lane Inspection - all Centres have now paid and the inspectors from Montreal have been paid.

CTF Transition board - Mark is the third director for the transition board.

4)    Executive Reports

a)     President

The president reported that his only actions have been in support of the CTF transition which will be covered later on the agenda.

b)    Vice President

No report.

c)     Secretary/Treasurer (see attached)

There are presently 374 paid bowlers and six life members. There are still only 11 leagues sanctioned.

5)    Other Business

a)     Lane Inspection

There has been no lane inspection activity, although we will need take an oil reading after a recent honour score. Action Mark to read the lanes.

We will also need to re-inspect the lanes after repairs have been done. We need to be ready for this. Action Mark to determine what is necessary for us to be ready to re-inspect

b)    Tournament

Pierre reported that entry forms have been finalised and distributed and are now available at all centres. Only two entries have been received so far.

It was agreed that all leagues should be visited this week and entry forms given out along with the tournament newsletter. Pierre also asked that all directors get a copy of their league stats as of the following week, i.e. the averages for the week ending January 24th. Action all directors.

To further increase publicity it was agreed to post a notice. Action Owen to prepare and post a notice.

c)     Awards

Owen presented the latest awards list.

d)     Newsletter

Graham advised that here is preparing a one page special edition for the tournament. This will act as publicity and also provide further explanation of the rules, especially the cut-off date and the prize list. Pierre agreed to review the newsletter, which Graham would print and distribute starting on Monday January 19th.

e)     CTF Transition Board

Graham provided a summary of the achievements to date. Graham is acting as interim Chairman and Dorothy Bowles as recording secretary. The Letter of Intent has been signed and sent to CTF and a draft of the bylaws prepared.

6)    New Business

None.

7)    Next Meeting

It was agreed that the next meeting would be held on March 7, 2004 due to the tournament. The meeting will be held at McArthur Lanes 9:00 a.m.