Annual Members Meeting – March 5, 2007

Minutes of the Annual Members Meeting held March 5, 2007
Clark County Chess Club, 2040 W. Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, Nevada

President Allen P. Magruder called the meeting to order at 7:10 PM.

Members present: A. Magruder, J. Trivett, C. McVoy, W. Henry.

1. President’s Remarks

A. Magruder read minutes of last (emergency) meeting of the board of directors regarding arrangements for 2007 State Scholastic Tournament. Magruder reported that Dan Cover scheduled the tournament at the Meadows School, that S. Rosen was emailed for advertising support with no reply/response, that Chris Bird sent postcards advertising the tournament to all junior members in Nevada using mailing list from USCF, and that C. Hatherill was emailed requesting help contacting high school coaches for participation of high school players, with no reply/response so far.

2. Treasurer’s Report

Magruder distributed copies of financial report for period 8/20/2006 to 3/4/2007 to those present and reported on income and expenses: income $566, expenses $414.96, balance on 8/20/2006 $2454.54, balance on 3/4/2007 $2605.58.

3. Other Business

C. McVoy reported that there are no more First Friday Chess events planned so that event may be removed from the bulletin announcements. He also mentioned that the Clark County Chess Club now holds regular sessions on Mondays as well as Thursdays from 6:45 to 10:45 pm.

Magruder collected 2007 memberships of Eric Baugus and William Shannon from J. Trivett, and 2008 membership from Charles McVoy.

4. Election Results

J. Trivett was assisted by W. Henry with opening and tallying the election ballots. Of the nine ballots returned, one was without a signature and not counted, with the following net result:

Dan Conver 8
Allen Magruder 8
Edward Silakowski 6
Eric Baugus 5
Richard Risley 4
Charles McVoy 4

Consequently, Conver, Magruder, Silakowski and Baugus are elected for a two year term, from 2007 to 2009. President Magruder will appoint either Risley or McVoy for a one year term after conferring with the other directors, including C. Hatherill and M. Filipas.

5. Meeting Adjourned at 7:50 PM

Motion made by J. Trivett, seconded by W. Henry, all present approved.