Board Minutes April 13, 2014 PDF Print E-mail

Board Members in attendance: Karl Lembke, Marty Cantor, Marcia Minsky, Michelle Pincus, Mike

Thorsen, Gavin Claypool, and Rob Powell. Warren “Whisky” Johnson, Christian McGuire, and Elayne Pelz had excused absences.

Members and Guests: Matthew B. Tepper, Francis Hamit, Leigh Strother-Vien, Darnell Coleman, Frank Waller, Joe Zeff, GeorgeMcUrso, JuneMoffatt, Tom Safer.

Called to order: The meeting was called to order at 11:14 am. The Chairman welcomed us to the Sunday the 13th meeting.

Minutes: The minutes of the meeting of March 9, 2014, were accepted.

New Members: There were 10 applications for membership. These were submitted by: Tine Hutchison, Dino Mascolo, Frank Jenkins, Rick Crockett, Neal Rees, Wes Robbins, Charles Turnbow, Julianne Tura, Julia D. Ree, and Gabriel Gentile. They have paid their $10 and were all accepted.

Treasurer: (Elayne Pelz): Michelle, reporting for Elayne, said we have some money but do not spend it.

30 Second Reports:

Chairman (Karl Lembke): No report.

Vice Chairman (Christian McGuire): No report.

Secretary (Marty Cantor): No report.

Publications (Marty Cantor): Reported on the presentation to the club of his photo essay.

Comptroller (Gavin Claypool): No report.Working with Elayne to work on various holes in the standing rules and by-laws.

Quartermaster/Supplies (Mike Thorsen): Soda units sold: 29,347 units to date, 336 units this period. Soda money: $24,129.00 date, $342.75 for this period. // As per usual paper goods were purchased.

Library (Warren “Whisky” Johnson): Darnell reported 8 new books have arrived.

Archives (Marcia Minsky):We have archives. Poster boards have been added to archives.

Physical Plant (Elayne Pelz): It was reported that we temporarily lost power because a power pole was taken out due to an auto accident.

AV Equipment (Rob Powell): No updates. The power outage did not seem to affect anything in the building. A lot of the AV equipment has been removed from the APA-L Room with some of it being put into Monstro.

Events (Unassigned): (Marcia) LA 4000 is in two weeks. LOSCON 42 announcements: Ghost of Honor, Douglas Adams, Artist David Mattingly, Fan Bobbi Armbruster, 2 very special Guests of Honor: Calvin and Theresa MacWillie. Francis and Marcia talked about Fire Alarms in hotels.

Fund-raising and Recruitment (Michelle Pincus): We are waiting to get on the Charities list at Vroman's Books in Pasadena.

(Significant Others)

Marketing Committee (Michelle Pincus): There was a discussion about the award for the celebration of the 75th anniversary of L. Ron Hubbard's first story publication. (With many people talking over each other it was impossible to disentangle what was being discussed for a long period of time.)

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 16 July 2014 )
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