STC MEMBERSHIP MEETING
3:00 P.M., WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2008
CALL TO ORDER by President Kacer at: 3:12 p.m.
Note: The meeting was not called to order until a quorum was present.
BOD Members present: Ayers, Gray, Hamilton, Kacer, and Rutstein
BOD Members absent: None
25 present at start and 32 present at the end of the meeting all signed in at door.
A. Introduce the 2008 BOD: Sue Ayers, Treasurer; Karen Gray, At Large; Dick Hamilton, Secretary; Connie Kacer, President; Bob Rutstein, Vice President.
B. Welcome new members:
Names: None present
A. President's address:
Theme: Teamwork for the Good of STC on the Court and Elsewhere.
B. Announce 2008 Committee Chair appointments
President Kacer, on behalf of the STC BOD, thanked the past volunteers for their service to the STC in 2007 and present in 2008:
Tennis Committee: Bob Rutstein [HOA1], Joel Wyner [HOA2]
Bylaws: Steve Leane
Computer: Allen Kacer
Maintenance: Vic Martin & Tom Larkin [interim]
Membership Orientation: Bob & Marsha Weiss
Nominating: TBD by 2007 Committee carryovers
Rules: Craig MacPherson
Social: Bonnie Johnson & Kathy Majer
Tournament: Carol Eisenbraun
C. Solicit chairperson for Charity Committee
Thank you to Bonnie and Bruce Nissenbaum for their leadership in 2007.
2008: Still need this important position filled.
D. Announce other important member posts
Parliamentarian: Steve Leane
Publicity [Tennis News]: Dick Hamilton
Sunshine Lady: Judy Schlak
Webmaster: John Holmes [temporary], Jim Marchisio [Assistant]
Financial Auditor: Jerry Sandvig
Robson Cup Event Coordinators: Carol Eisenbraun & Steve Leane
STC Liaison to USTA: Marv Klapp
Directory: Bill Lunquist and Leon McKinzie
Well Wishers List: Karen Gray
Coordinator Liaison: Connie Kacer
E. Member participation and conduct guidelines at meetings
President Kacer read from a prepared statement regarding this agenda item.
F. Web sign-up trial
2008 BOD action extended the trial to Friday, February 1, 2008.
John Holmes is the interim Webmaster during the trial only.
G. Ballot Question: Proposed Patio Extension
Voting period: Jan 2-16, 2008
Voter Eligibility requires paid membership prior to voting.
Voting by Electronic or Paper Ballot Method:
Date &Time Polls Close: Jan. 16 at 1:45 p.m.
Signup trial is completed and SCOPE is on hold as of 2007 BOD decision.
[Due to insufficient numbers of persons signing up to be statistically relevant]
The 2008 BOD may take up the issue at a later date.
I. Copper Bowl [3rd Annual]
Date: Jan 2-4, 2008
Comment(s): Ref. See Connie’s Communiqué of January 7, 2008.
Special mention was made to the HOA Tennis Committee, and Bruce and Bonnie Nissenbaum’s team of concessionaires.
$330.51 was submitted by Bruce Nissenbaum as the amount collected through the sales of snacks during the three-day event.
J. University of Arizona Men’s Tennis team practice at SB
Date: Jan. 19, 2008
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Court Nos. 1, 5, 6, 7 and 8
A. Approve Minutes from November 14, 2007 Membership Meeting
Motion to Accept, by: Don Stull, Second by: Frank Valenti
Motion Call: Yeas: All Nays: None
TREASURER'S REPORT [by Sue Ayers]
As of January 9, 2008
As of January 2007:
Discussion: Kacer reported 425 members as of the close of the Tennis Center today.
A. Club Championship Tournament
Report by Carol Eisenbraun, Co-Chair
Dates of 2008 STC Club Championship: 1st 3 weeks of April.
1. Singles: 1st Week starts April 1 & finals on Saturday, April 5.
2. Men & Women Doubles: 2nd Week starts April 7 & finals on Sat., April 12.
3. Mixed Doubles: 3rd Week starts April 14 & finals on Saturday, April 19.
1. Players will register to play in the bracket according to their Club rating as of the date they paid their 2008 dues.
B. Robson Cup
Report by Carol Eisenbraun, Co-Chair
Who: Open to all SaddleBrooke resident players
Date: Saturday February 23, 2008
Where: SaddleBrooke Courts 1-20
Signup Period: January 9-18 for Men’s & Women’s doubles
January 16-30 for Mixed doubles
Team Selection Procedure: See STC bulletin board posting and Club membership E-mail transmission. Persons must sign up with a prearranged teammate.
1. Time of day: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
2. Format: Round robin, 8 game pro set.
3. Flight Ratings: USTA-NTRP 3.0, 3.5, and 4.0
New Business brought before the meeting:
1. Member, Chuck Rezba recognized by President Kacer to speak for three minutes. Rezba spoke with regard to an alternate proposal in the event the Patio Extension ballot proposal fails.
Motion to Adjourn by: Marje Valenti, Second by: Bobbie Klapp
Motion Call: Yeas: ALL
Meeting Adjourned at: 3:37 p.m.
Richard L. Hamilton
Source: Dick Hamilton Date: 01-17-08 Expiration Date: Archive