MACA Board Meeting Minutes
11-19-2006
Chelmsford Burger King
Minutes prepared by Bob Messenger

The meeting was called to order by President George Mirijanian at 2:19 p.m.. In attendance were Treasurer Bob Messenger (acting as clerk) and directors Robert King, Larry Eldridge and Ken Ballou.

Minutes

MOVED to approve the minutes of the October board meeting (Ballou/Eldridge). PASSED without dissent.

Former Clerk Robert King presented notes from the June board meeting. He will email minutes of that meeting to the board for approval at a later meeting.

Treasurer's Report

Bob Messenger presented the October 2006 report, with a loss for the month of $621.21.

MOVED to approve the treasurerís report (Ballou/Eldridge). PASSED without dissent.

Messenger presented a financial report on the Greater Boston Open, which made a profit of $3.01.

MOVED to approve the Greater Boston Open report (Eldridge/Ballou). PASSED without dissent.

Messenger presented a financial report on Spiegel Cup Qualifier #2, which made a profit of $656.19.

MOVED to approve the Spiegel Cup Qualifier #2 report (Ballou/Eldridge). PASSED without dissent.

Scholastic Committee Report

The board informally discussed the schedule for upcoming scholastic tournaments, with the following tentative dates: Holiday Team January 28th, possibly at either Natick High School or Newton South High School; the Spiegel Cup and Gus Gosselin Grade Championship on February 11th, possibly at the Courtyard Marriott hotel in Marlborough; the Hurvitz Cup in March, possibly at Natick High School or Newton South High School.

Election Commission Report

Ken Ballou reported that he had received the following nominations: for President, Robert King; for Treasurer, Robert Messenger; for director, Robert King, John Dould, Ken Belt, Maryanne Reilly, and George Mirijanian.

Membership Secretary Report

Bob Messenger reported the following membership totals:

Adult: 248
Family: 40
Junior: 375
Life: 218
Adult clubs: 1
Scholastic clubs: 1
Complimentary: 5
Exchange: 19
Library: 6
Prison: 191
Subscriber: 39

Total: 1143, which which 881 are members of MACA.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:47 p.m.

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