Maca Board Meeting Minutes
09-27-05
Kennedy Senior Center, Natick MA

Minutes Prepared by Bob Messenger
Modified and typed by George Mirijanian

The meeting was called to order by President George Mirijanian at 8:56 p.m. In attendance, in addition to the president, were Vice President Steve Frymer, Treasurer Bob Messenger, and directors Ken Ballou and Ken Belt, the last one of whom arrived late.

Moved (by Messenger/Ballou) to approve the minutes of the August meeting. Passed without dissent.

TREASURER'S REPORT
Bob Messenger reported that the General Fund lost $962.19 in June and $1,652.35 in July and August.

TOURNAMENT COORDINATOR'S REPORT
Bob Messenger reported that the New England lost $254.53 and that the New England Chess Association (NECA) is refunding MACA the bid fee of $100.

SCHOLASTIC REPORT
Ken Ballou gave a preliminary report on the Fall Foliage Festival, State Championship Qualifier No. 1, held Sept. 25 at The Sage School in Foxboro. State Championship Qualifier No. 2 will be held Sunday, Nov. 13, at Lowell High School. Moved (by Ballou/Messenger) that the board go into a committee of the whole to discuss the details of Qualifier No. 2. Passed. A motion (by Mirijanian) was made to report to the board via e-mail discussion the details of Qualifier No. 2. Passed by unanimous consent.

MEMBERSHIPS
Moved (by Messenger/Ballou) that MACA will pay a commission of $2 per adult membership and $1 per junior membership to the organizer of tournaments which require MACA memberships and who submit the memberships to MACA. Passed 4-1.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:39 p.m.