Unit 131 Board agenda – Saturday, May 11, 3:30 PM

May 8, 2019

ACBL Unit 131

Unit 131 Board agenda – Saturday, May 11, 3:30 PM, the Studio   DRAFT

Let’s always be reminded of our priorities:

  • Tournaments

  • More Swiss teams; more events for newer players

  • Pleasant environment at clubs

  • Grow unit

  • Focus on events for newer players

  • Engage “old guard” and newer players actively

 

  1. 3:30 PM - Well wishes to unit members who are ill and/or recovering (who has names?)

 

  1. 3:35 PM – Tournaments scheduled through 2021

    1. Financial results from Holiday Regional (revisited): Unit pays something to the District, and District approves our financial report – Rajeev, Jim, Susan, Tory, Alan

    2. GNT and NAP 2019 qualifying dates? Encourage more C teams? – Vicki

    3. Future Unit 131 sectional tournaments - Tory

      1. 2019

        1. May 31 - June 2: Marriott, Blue Springs, MO

        2. Aug. 30 - Sept. 1: The J, Overland Park, KS

        3. Nov. 1 - 3: The J, Overland Park, KS

 

  1. 2020

    1. April 3 - 5: The J, Overland Park, KS

    2. June 26 - 28: Marriott, Blue Springs, MO

    3. Aug. 28 - 30: Marriott, Blue Springs, MO

    4. Oct. 23 - 25: The J, Overland Park, KS

 

 

  1. 2021

    1. April 2 - 4: The J, Overland Park, KS

    2. June 11 - 13: Marriott, Blue Springs, MO

    3. Aug. 27 - 29: Marriott, Blue Springs, MO

    4. Oct. 22 - 24: The J, Overland Park, KS 

 

(Note: Depending on the Chiefs schedule, the October dates in 2020 and 2021 could shift. Also, we are in the process of confirming all the locations, so they could possibly shift, too.)

 

  1. 3:45 PM – Recommendation (if any) from Tournament Committee (Purple Pass? I/N Regional at a Sectional?) - Tory

 

  1. 3:50 PM - Unit finances - Jim Dorman and Rajeev Bansal

    1. Communication with ACBL and B of A re: phishing scams

 

  1. 4:00 PM - Unfinished Business

    1. Thank you to outgoing Board members (Arnold Nelson)

 

  1. 4:05 PM - New business

    1. Growing Unit 131 membership – focus groups (A players, C players, Club owners/directors): report from Robert, Bar and Norm

    2. Other new business?

 

  1. 4:15 PM – Adjourn – next meeting:  Saturday, July 27 at 3:30 PM at the Studio?

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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