Linda Brandelius called the meeting to order.
Present Board Members: Linda Brandelius, Jerry Zimowske. Mona Wheeler, Steve Dalaklis, Pinky Hordyk, Cal Meissen, Kathy Dillon, Sue Jonas, and Jim Westby
A motion was made to approve of the minutes of Sept. 22 and October 26, 2101, there was a second and a vote taken to approve.
Reports by Board Members:Steve Dalaklis reported that there is $1474 in our treasury. Cal Meissen reported that training is going well and people are still turning out for it. Kathy Dillon reported that she will be provided snacks for the upcoming tournament on Dec. 10 as her last responsibility as social director.
Linda reported that Court #4 is completed and encouraged us to show appreciation to Chris O'Keefe for completing this project through his department with his current funds.Sue Jonas reported that there would be a Tournament Dec. 10. She will email all participants. If it rains that morning the tournament will be postponed. Please invite family and friends to join us that day for lots of cookies/snacks – whether rain or shine.
Helmut Koehne reported that Ladder League Play will begin next week on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
New Business:Jerry reported that Bob Halpin will begin offering free training clinics on a regular basis. The first one will begin next Wed., Dec. 15 at 1 PM
Steve Dalaklis reported that the board is recommending a raise in our annual dues for next year to $15 per person. He reported that the expenses we are incurring due to the need to purchase our own balls necessitates the increase in the amount.
Steve made a motion that we change the annual due from $10 per year to $15. It was seconded. Linda called for questions. There was lengthy discussion about having a membership drive and how we could go about that. No decisions were made, possibly the board will want to discuss this issue further.
Motion as voted upon by the membership and passed.Pinky reported, now that the new dues have been approved, it is time for members to pay their membership fees for 2011. She told people they could pay her today or mail their dues to her. Also she will have membership forms available in the cabinets at the courts.
Marta Holm reported that the nominating committee has their slate of officers to present to the membership for vote. Nominees are:President - Jerry Zimowske
Vice President - Carl Lee
Treasurer - Sandy Hamer
Social Director - Barb Bartley with Pam Rogers assisting
Member-at-large - Karen LopossaA motion was made and seconded to approve the slate of officers. The membership voted and accepted the nominations unanimously.
Linda announced that she and Kathy Dillon and Steve Dalaklis will be going off the board after several years of serving.
Linda Brandelius adjourned the meeting.