CSLSA GENERAL BOARD MEETING
                                               MINUTES of 10/17-18, 2002
                                         Mike Beuerlein, Secretary

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Thursday, October 17, 2002


I.  Meeting called to order by Mr. McGowan at 9:36 AM.

A.      Pledge of Allegiance - Mr. Rohrer

B.      Welcome and Introductions - Mr. McGowan
 1.      Attendance List - ATTACHMENT A

C.      Roll Call of Delegates - Mr. Beuerlein

California State 95 4 3 - 3
Camp Pendleton 15 2 1 1 3
Capitola 4 2 0 - 0
Coronado 0 0 0 - 0
Del Mar 48 3 3 - 3
Encinitas 7 2 0 - 0
Hawaii 0 0 0 - 0
Huntington Beach 125 5 5 - 5
Imperial Beach 19 3 1 - 1
LA City 41 3 3 - 3
LA County Lakes 59 4 1 1 2
LACOLA 283 8 5 3 8
Laguna Beach 77 4 2 2 4
Long Beach 47 3 2 - 2
Mission Viejo 17 3 3 - 3
Newport Beach 119 5 5 - 5
Oceanside 15 2 2 - 2
Port Hueneme 26 3 0 - 0
San Clemente 31 3 2 1 3
San Luis Obispo Co 62 4 3 - 3
San Diego 69 4 3 1 4
Santa Barbara 22 3 0 - 0
Santa Cruz 44 3 0 - 0
Seal Beach 44 3 1 - 1
Solana Beach 19 3 0 - 0
Tucson 0 0 0 - 0
US Ocean Safety 9 2 0 - 0
Ventura County 18 3 0 - 0
Members at Large 1 0 0 - 0



II.  Approval of Minutes – Pendleton Coast Lifesaving Association Meeting (April 18 & 19, 2002)


MOTION:                  Moved by Mr. Diederich to approve the minutes as submitted.                         

SECOND:                  Mr. Mickley                          

DISCUSSION:          None

ACTION:                   MPU                                                               


III.       Officer’s Reports

  A. President Mr. McGowan ATTACHMENT B
  B. Vice President Mr. Rohrer ATTACHMENT C
  C. Secretary Mr. Beuerlein ATTACHMENT D
  D. Treasurer Mr. Moore ATTACHMENT E
  E. Recurrent Rep Mr. Lombardi ATTACHMENT F
  F. Advisor Mr. Richardson ATTACHMENT G
  G. Executive Delegate Mr. Brewster ATTACHMENT H (1-6)


IV.       Committee Reports

  A. Certification Mr. Brewster ATTACHMENT H-1
  B. Competition Mr. Parks ATTACHMENT I
  C. Exchanges Mr. Graham ATTACHMENT J (1-4) & J5
  D. Heroic Acts Mr. Richardson ATTACHMENT G
  E. Int'l Lifesaving Mr. Brewster ATTACHMENT H-1, H-2
  F. Junior Lifeguards Mrs. Boyer ATTACHMENT K
  G. Legislation Mr. Brewster ATTACHMENT H
  H. Membership Mr. Rohrer ATTACHMENT C
  I. Newsletter Mr. Sandy ATTACHMENT L
  J. Public Education Mr. McGowan ATTACHMENT M
  K. Training Mr. Diederich ATTACHMENT N


V.       Committee Workshops (as directed)


VI.       Committee Reports from Workshops


A.        Membership                  Mr. Rohrer                     VERBAL REPORT    


1.      Kit distribution has been resolved. The materials requested for the 2003-2004 kits include: lip balm, Burnside key chains, CSLSA pin, towel, plastic coffee mug with CSLSA logo, tonga hats and board shorts.

2.      Oceanside and San Luis Obispo have financial issues to resolve with the treasurer.


MOTION:                  Moved by Mr. Diederich to approve the report as submitted.                          

SECOND:                  Mr. Klosterman                                         

DISCUSSION:          Mr. Moore asked if there was any committee discussion regarding using the internet for sign-ups. Mr. Rohrer indicated that there was, but only two chapters were represented and he would draft something for the other chapters to consider.

ACTION:                   MPU



VIII.     New Business


A.        Vote on date of 2003 CSLSA Regional Games


1.      5 chapters voted for Saturday.

2.      5 chapters voted for Thursday.

3.      1 chapter abstained.

4.      Absent a majority vote to change the date, the competition will continue to be held on Saturday.


Meeting adjourned for the day at 4:49 P.M.     


Meeting reconvened on Friday, October 18th at 9:14 AM.


VI.     Committee Reports from Workshops (continued)


B.        Competition                  Mr. Parks                     ATTACHMENT     O


MOTION:                  Moved by Mr. Moore to approve the report as submitted.

SECOND:                  Mr. Lombardi

DISCUSSION:          Mr. Moore requested that the August 2nd LACOLA Taplin be added to the competition calendar. He encouraged all chapters to participate. Mr. Sandy thanked the board for considering a change of date for the CSLSA Regional Games.

ACTION:                   MPU



C.        Exchanges                  Mr. Graham                     ATTACHMENT     P


MOTION:                  Moved by Mr. Williams to approve the report as submitted.

SECOND:                  Mr. Bartlett

DISCUSSION:          None

ACTION:                   MPU


D.        Junior Lifeguards         Mrs. Boyer                     ATTACHMENT     Q


MOTION:                  Moved by Mr. Bartlett to approve the report as submitted.

SECOND:                  Mr. Mickley

DISCUSSION:          Mr. Brewster and Mr. Bauer discussed Junior Lifeguard registration issues.

ACTION:                   MPU


E.        Newsletter                  Mr. Sandy                     ATTACHMENT     R


MOTION:                  Moved by Mr. Gray to approve the report under the condition that a written report be submitted to the Secretary for inclusion in the minutes.

SECOND:                  Mr. Graham

DISCUSSION:          None

ACTION:                   MPU


F.       Public Education          Mr. Williams                   ATTACHMENT     S


MOTION:                  Moved by Mr. Gould to approve the report as submitted.

SECOND:                  Mr. John Moore

DISCUSSION:          None

ACTION:                   MPU


VII.     Old Business


A.        Approval of Treasurer's report from Thursday, October 17, 2002.    (Refer to ATTACHMENT E)


MOTION:                  Moved by Mr. Richardson to approve the report as submitted.

SECOND:                  Mr. Graham

DISCUSSION:          None

ACTION:                   MP (Mr. Bowman - NAE)


B.        501.c.3. Status


1.      Mr. Moore requested that the Vice-President investigate and report back on CSLSA's 501.c.3 status.


VIII.     New Business (continued)


B.        Club Tortuga Award    (Refer to ATTACHMENT C-1)


MOTION:                  Moved by Mr. Brewster to have CSLSA make a $250 donation to the Club Tortuga program in honor of Mr. Burnside's fine work.

SECOND:                  Mr. Bauer

DISCUSSION:          Mr. Richardson requested that a letter from the CSLSA President accompany the donation.

ACTION:                   MPU


C.        United Way Campaign


1.      Mr. Bauer suggested that members consider designating USLA or CSLSA for United Way donations.

2.      Mr. Bauer also requested a web link for the United Way on the USLA and/or CSLSA websites.


D.        Spring 2003 CSLSA Meeting


1.      Mr. Williams suggested changing the date due to Good Friday and Easter week conflict. Date moved to April 24th and 25th, 2003.

2.      Mr. Lombardi suggested that a more central location be chosen for membership kit distribution.


E.        Adobe Acrobat    (Refer to ATTACHMENT D)


MOTION:                  Moved by Mr. Bartlett to reimburse the secretary for Adobe Acrobat software.

SECOND:                  Mr. Gray

DISCUSSION:          Mr. Richardson requested that the software be registered to the CSLSA Executive Board.

ACTION:                   MPU


F.        International Lifeguard Work Requests


1.      Mr. McGowan will forward a request for information on working as a lifeguard in the United States to Mr. Graham.

2.      Mr. Brewster stated that information on this subject can be located on the USLA website.


G.        Statistics


1.      Mr. Gould requested that the CSLSA ask the USLA to allocate $600-$1000 for an auto log-in program to enter USLA statistics.

2.      Mr. Moore volunteered to bring the matter up at the USLA Ways and Means Committee.

3.      Mr. Brewster suggested that Mr. Gould submit a written proposal.


H.        Future Meetings


1.      USLA Meeting Dates and Locations

a.  Fall - 2002

      1)   Location:  Chicago, Illinois       

2)       Dates:  11/07/02 - 11/09/02

b.  Spring - 2003

                                          1)   Location:  Honolulu, Hawaii       

                                          2)   Dates:   5/08/03 – 5/10/03               

2.      CSLSA Meeting Dates and Locations

a.  Spring - 2003

      1)   Location:  US Ocean Safety       

2)       Dates:  4/24/03 & 4/25/03

b.  Fall - 2003 (Election Meeting)

                                          1)   Location:  Imperial Beach       

                                          2)   Dates:   10/16/03 & 10/17/03               


IX.     Privilege of the Chair


A.        Mr. McGowan thanked the Del Mar Lifesaving Association for hosting the meeting at such a great site.


X.     Adjournment


MOTION:                  Moved to adjourn by Mr. Gray.

SECOND:                  Mr. Williams

DISCUSSION:          None

ACTION:                   MPU; Meeting adjourned at 10:23 AM






Respectfully Submitted,


Michael A. Beuerlein

CSLSA Secretary


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