Maca Board Meeting Minutes
10-25-05
Kennedy Senior Center, Natick MA

Minutes Prepared by Bob Messenger
Modified and typed by George Mirijanian

The meeting was called to order at 8:15 p.m. Present were President George Mirijanian, Vice President Steve Frymer, Treasurer Bob Messenger, and directors Ken Ballou and Ken Belt.

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

TOURNAMENT COORDINATOR'S REPORT
Messenger presented reports on the Massachusetts Game/60 Championship, which lost $473.95 and the Greater Boston Open, which lost $ 0.05. Ken Ballou donated 5 cents to the tournament to make it break even.

SCHOLASTICS
Messenger presented a financial report on the Fall Foliage Festival, which made a profit of $661.01.

MEMBERSHIPS
Messenger reported the following membership counts, as of 10/22/05: 265 adults, 398 juniors, 213 life, 37 family, 41 subscribers, 7 libraries, 181 prisons, 1 adult club, 1 junior club, 19 exchanges, 3 complimentaries.

Moved (by Messenger) to approve Michael Moore of Newburyport as a MACA life member. Passed without dissent.

Moved (by Messenger) to authorize the Webmaster to spend $15 per month to convert the MACA Website [from Access} to the Microsoft SQL server. Passed without dissent.

PUBLICATIONS
Moved (by Mirijanian) to authorize the publications coordinator to have Flagship Press handle the bulk mailing of Chess Horizons. Passed.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:30 p.m.