Board Minutes September 2015 PDF Print E-mail

Board of Directors Meeting
September 13 , 2015
Chairman of the Board, Karl Lembke
Board Secretary, Marty Cantor

Board Members in attendance: Karl Lembke, Marty Cantor, Gavin Claypool, Mike Thorsen, Nick Smith, Elayne Pelz, Mike Thorsen, Michelle Pincus, Rob "Gizmo" Powell, Christian McGuire and Warren "Whisky" Johnson. Marcia Minsky had an excused absence.

Members and Guests: Tom Safer, Matthew B. Tepper, Dana Ginsberg, Frank Waller, June Moffatt, Bill Ellern, Joe Zeff, and John DeChancie.

Called to order: The meeting was called to order at 11:07 am. The Chairman welcomed us to the Sunday, September 13th, 2015 meeting of the Board of Directors.

Minutes: The minutes of the meeting of August 9th, 2015, were accepted as presented.

New Members: There were ­7 applications for membership from fans who paid their $10 application fee: Cameron Brenner, Evan Hedge, Rowan Dao, Bruce L. Howard, Manami Noelani Howard/Inoue, Drew Conley, Aryn Winslow. All were accepted.

Treasurer: (Elayne Pelz): The Treasurer reported money in the treasury. See the Treasurer for details..

30-second Reports:

Chairman (Karl Lembke): No report.

Vice Chairman (Christian McGuire):  No report.

Secretary (Marty Cantor): No report.

Publications (Marty Cantor): No report.

Comptroller (Gavin Claypool): No report.

Quartermaster/Supplies (Mike Thorsen): This month: 317 units bringing in $350.25. (The difference has to do with two items being sold at higher than the usual costs.) Total units to date: 34,027, and total monies to date: $28,934.50. We have purchased floor soap and toilet paper.

Library (Warren “Whisky” Johnson): Gavin - the library exists. More books have been cataloged and put on shelves.

Archives (Marcia Minsky): No report.

Physical Plant (Elayne Pelz): No report.

AV Equipment (Rob Powell): Our VCR needs to be cleaned.

Events (Nick Smith):  Had a follow-up meeting with Pasadena Museum of History - they want to have a meeting with us. // Clifton's Cafeteria will only be partially open at the time of our anniversary. The whole cafeteria will be open some time in October. (Marcia has not yet given Nick information.) Elayne mention that LOSCON membership sales are higher than they were last year this far out of the con.

Recruitment, and Marketing Committee (Michelle Pincus): Steve Barnes is doing a Tai Chi workshop here on October 3 with half the proceeds going to LASFS. // We are partnering with the Pomona Library - our booth will be free. (October 3 is the date.)

(Significant Others)

Club President (Matthew B. Tepper): Thursday meetings persist. Spider Robinson and Charlie Jackson were the co-winners of the Forry Award. // It was decided to continue giving a certificate rather than going back to a plaque.

WEB MASTER (Barry Gold): No report - Barry not here.


Code of Conduct Committee: Gavin presented a report from the committee. The Board will consider this in our October meeting.

(We discussed moving LOSCON bid acceptance meetings to the January meeting. This we decided to do.)

The next meeting will be on October 11, 2015.
The Board adjourned its meeting at 11:49 am.

Respectfully submitted,
Marty Cantor, Board Secretary


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