Capital District Tenpin Bowling Association

Board of Directors Meeting

August 23, 2006

McArthur Lanes

Meeting Minutes

Attendees:   Ann King, Graham Ginsberg, Marc Dumontier, Pierre Gratton, Marg Willis, Helga Sarazin, Tim Lalonde, Mark Gehring


1)    Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 8:10 p.m.

2)    Roll Call

See attendees above.

3)    Agenda.

The published agenda was agreed to.

4)    Review of Previous Minutes

The minutes of both meetings held on July 26, 2006 were reviewed and approved with minor editorial changes.

5)    Executive Reports


Most league kits have been distributed with an introductory letter attached.  The bank account has been signed, by the President, Vice-President and Association Manager.  The website has been update by Pierre to reflect the current board and the average book has been updated.

Association Manager

League kits were distributed earlier this evening.  About 5 kits are left to be distributed.

6)    Appointment of Youth League Supervisor

Rheal Proulx was nominated to continue as league supervisor for the Vanier Blues.  Nominated by Helga, seconded by Graham.  Accepted by a unanimous vote.

7)    Committee Reports

Lane Inspection – The inspection report is with management at MacArthur.

Youth – discussion on the need for a recruiting campaign to counter the gradual loss of bowlers.  Suggestions include schools and community centers.  There was also discussion on trying to get higher average bowlers to interact with the juniors.  There was general agreement on the principle.

8)    New Business

ID Cards –Ann asked about the possibility of issuing ID to board members to identify them to the membership.  After some discussion Ann agreed to look into it further.

Video Camera – Helga raised the possibility of the Association purchasing a video camera to assist in coaching.  While agreement in principle, the board suggested that Helga make a more formal proposal, including cost, how it would be used and how it would be controlled (who would keep it, use etc).

Items for future discussion include bringing in local awards, Tournament Director, Year End awards with respect to awards from the Provincial Association and website contest ideas.

9)    Next Meeting

The next meeting will be Sunday September 24 at 10:00 a.m.

10)           Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 9:40 p.m.