Capital District Tenpin Bowling Association
of Directors Meeting
Brown, Marc Dumontier, Mark Gehring, Graham Ginsberg, Pierre Gratton, Tim
Lalonde, Helga Sarazin, Marg Willis.
Regrets: Ann King
Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at 10:15
a.m. With the President being absent due
to illness, the vice President assumed the chair of the meeting.
See attendees above.
The published agenda was agreed to with the
removal of Policy Manual.
Review of Previous Minutes
Review and Approval.
The minutes of
the meeting held on October 26, 2006 were reviewed and approved with minor
- Amended Average book for Pierre
– not received. Action Ann
- Bowlers paying double.
See Association Manager’s report.
- AGM – deferred to next meeting.
- Budget – deferred to next meeting.
- Email problems. Seems to
be working again except for Mark Gehring.
- Website contest. Was
- McArthur cheque for lane inspection. Status unknown, but the Association
Manager has not received a cheque yet.
Add to next meetings agenda.
- Awards – add to the agenda under other business.
- Tournament – deferred to next meeting.
The current numbers are down from last
year’s final totals, but Oktoberfest is still to come in as are some stragglers
and new bowlers.
A full list of bowlers has been passed to Tim
who has volunteered to spot check it against league rosters.
A financial report was presented, but
activity has been mainly in the receipt of membership fees.
The response to the November contest has improved with approximately 20
entries of which 10 were correct. Pierre also reported that
the number of visits to the site has also increased. A winner was drawn. Monique Cyr.
Due to the delay of this board meeting Pierre has already posted
the December contest although the board noted only minor corrections being
Pierre requested that suggested questions for January be forwarded to
him. There was a good discussion on
possible topic areas including Technical (specifications etc), Rules and Slang.
The information address has changed to support@CDTBA.com
to cut down on spam. Also, Pierre reported that he
can provide web access directly to a users email account which can reduce spam
to the user’s home account. Graham is
already doing this and found between 20 and 40 spam emails per day.
Pierre had been tasked to look at the differences between the annual
association awards previously given out and the awards presently given out by
the Provincial Association. Pierre found that the
only discrepancy was High Game and High Series.
Marg agreed that along with the request for annual averages, she would
add a request for male and female high game and series for the adult leagues
and male and female high game and series by division for the youth leagues.
Tim will have details sorted out by the
c) Buffa Bowling Clinic
17 or 18 bowlers have committed so the
clinic will proceed
The next meeting will be Sunday January 7,
2007 at 10:00 a.m.
The meeting adjourned at 11:50 p.m.