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                                                         GENERAL BOARD MEETING
                                        Imperial Beach Lifesaving Association
                                             Dempsey Holder Safety Center
                                                  October 16 & 17, 2003
                                                            MINUTES
                      PRINTED VERSION
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Thursday, October 16, 2003

I.†††††††††† Meeting called to order by Mr. McGowan at 9:22 AM.

††††††††††† A.††††††††† Pledge of Allegiance†††††††††††††† -††††† Mr. Rohrer

††††††††††† B.††††††††† Welcome and Introductions†† -†††††††Mr. McGowan

††††††††††† C.††††††††† Roll Call of Delegates†††††††††† †† -†††††Mr. Beuerlein

 

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††   Delegates†††††††††††††††††††††† ††††TOTAL
CHAPTER†††† †††††††††††††Members ††††††† Delegates †††††††† Present††††††††† Proxies ††††† VOTES
California State†††††††††††††††††† 102††††††††††††††††††† 5†††††††††††††††††††††† 1††††††††††††††††††† -†††††††††††††††† 1
Camp Pendleton†††††††††††††††††† 22††††††††††††††††††† 3†††††††††††††††††††††† 1††††††††††††††††††† 1††††††††††††††† 2
Capitola†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 0††††††††††††††††††† 2†††††††††††††††††††††† 0†††††††††††††††††††
-†††††††††††††††† 0
Coronado†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 0††††††††††††††††††† 2†††††††††††††††††††††† 1†††††††††††††††††††
-†††††††††††††††† 1
Del Mar††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 50††††††††††††††††††† 3†††††††††††††††††††††† 1††††††††††††††††††† 1††††††††††††††† 2
Encinitas†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 4††††††††††††††††††† 2†††††††††††††††††††††† 0††††††††††††††††††
 -†††††††††††††††† 0
Hawaii†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 0††††††††††††††††††† 0†††††††††††††††††††††† 0†††††††††††††††††††
-†††††††††††††††† 0
Huntington Beach††††††††††††††† 143††††††††††††††††††† 5†††††††††††††††††††††† 5†††††††††††††††††††
-†††††††††††††††† 5
Imperial Beach††††††††††††††††††††† 21††††††††††††††††††† 3†††††††††††††††††††††† 3†††††††††††††††††††-†††††††††††††††† 3
LA City††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 36††††††††††††††††††† 3†††††††††††††††††††††† 3††††††††††††††††††† -†††††††††††††††† 3
LA County Lakes††††††††††††††††† 30††††††††††††††††††† 3†††††††††††††††††††††† 1††††††††††††††††††† 1††††††††††††††† 2
LACOLA†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 137††††††††††††††††††† 5†††††††††††††††††††††† 5†††††††††††††††††††
-†††††††††††††††† 5
Laguna Beach††††††††††††††††††††††† 3††††††††††††††††††† 2†††††††††††††††††††††† 2††††††††††††††††††† -†††††††††††††††† 2
Long Beach††††††††††††††††††††††††† 30††††††††††††††††††† 3†††††††††††††††††††††† 1†††††††††††††††††††
-†††††††††††††††† 1
Mission Viejo††††††††††††††††††††††† 11††††††††††††††††††† 2†††††††††††††††††††††† 2†††††††††††††††††††
-†††††††††††††††† 2
Newport Beach†††††††††††††††††† 108††††††††††††††††††† 5†††††††††††††††††††††† 5†††††††††††††††††††
-†††††††††††††††† 5
Oceanside†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 0††††††††††††††††††† 0†††††††††††††††††††††† 0†††††††††††††††††††
-†††††††††††††††† 0
Port Hueneme††††††††††††††††††††† 28††††††††††††††††††† 3†††††††††††††††††††††† 0†††††††††††††††††††
-†††††† ††††††††† 0
San Clemente†††††††††††††††††††††† 31††††††††††††††††††† 3†††††††††††††††††††††† 2††††††††††††††††††† 1††††††††††††††† 3
San Luis Obispo Co.†††††††††††† 76††††††††††††††††††† 4†††††††††††††††††††††† 2†††††††††††††††††††
-†††††††††††††††† 2
San Diego††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 39††††††††††††††††††† 3†††††††††††††††††††††† 2††††††††††††††††††† 1††††††††††††††† 3
Santa Barbara††††††††††††††††††††††† 9††††††††††††††††††† 2†††††††††††††††††††††† 0†††††††††††††††††††
-†††††††††††††††† 0
Santa Cruz†††††††††††††††††††††††††† 42††††††††††††††††††† 3†††††††††††††††††††††† 1†††††††††††††††††††
-†††††††††††††††† 1
Seal Beach††††††††††††††††††††††††† 43††††††††††††††††††† 3†††††††††††††††††††††† 2†††††††††††††††††††
 -†††††††††††††††† 2
Solana Beach†††††††††††††††††††††††† 7††††††††††††††††††† 2†††††††††††††††††††††† 1†††††††††††††††††††
-†††††††††††††††† 1
Tucson††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1††††††††††††††††††† 0†††††††††††††††††††††† 0†††††††††††††††††††
-†††††††††††††††† 0
US Ocean Safety††††††††††††††††††† 6††††††††††††††††††† 2†††††††††††††††††††††† 2†††††††††††††††††††
-†††††††††††††††† 2
Ventura County†††††††††††††††††††† 14††††††††††††††††††† 2†††††††††††††††††††††† 0†††††††††††††††††††
-†††††††††††††††† 0
Members-at-large††††††††††††††††††† 1††††††††††††††††††† 0†††††††††††††††††††††† 0††††††††††††††††††† -†††††††††††††††† 0

TOTAL†††††††††††††††††††††††††† 994†††††††††††††††† 75††††††††† †††††††††† 43††††††††††††††† 5†††††††††††††† 48

 

 

II.††††††††† Approval of Minutes ó County of Orange Lifeguard Association Meeting (April 24 & 25, 2003)

 

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

SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Diederich

DISCUSSION:††††††††††† None

ACTION:†††††††††††††††††††† MPU

Ill.†††††††† Officerís Reports
††††††††††† A.†††††††††† President†††††††††††††††††† Mr. McGowan††††††††††††††††††††††††† ATTACHMENT ††††††††† A

MOTION:††††††††††††††††††† Moved by Mr. Moore to confirm the CSLSA Executive Board
appointment of Mr. Williams as Alternate Delegate.

SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Gray

DISCUSSION:††††††††††† None

ACTION:†††††††††††††††††††† MPU


††††††††††† B.†††††††† Vice President†††††††††††††††††††††††† Mr. Rohrer†††††††††††††††††† ATTACHMENT††††††††† B

 

MOTION:††††††††††††††††††† Moved by Mr. Graham to dedicate this meeting to Dick Fitzgerald,
former Los Angeles County Director of Harbors and Beaches, who
died recently.

SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Silvestri

DISCUSSION:†††††††††††  None

ACTION:†††††††††† †††††††††††††††  MPU


††††††††††††††† C.††††††† Secretary ††††††††††††††††††  Mr. Beuerlein†††††††††††††††††††††††††† ATTACHMENT†††††††††  C
††††††††††† D.††††††† Treasurer ††††††††††††††††††  Mr. Moore††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ATTACHMENT†††††††††  D
††††††††††† E.†††††††† Recurrent Rep †††††††††† Mr. Lombardi†††††††††††††††††††††††††  ATTACHMENT†††††††††  E
††††††††††† F.†††††††† Advisor †††††††††††††††††††††† Mr. Beuerlein for
Mr. RichardsonATTACHMENT†††††† F
††††††††††† G.††††††† 1st Delegate †††††††††††††† Mr. Gray for
Mr. Bartlett††††††††††† ATTACHMENT†††††††††  G
IV.††††††† Committee Reports
††††††††††† A.†††††††† Certification ††††††††††††††† Mr. Graham for
Mr. Brewster††† ATTACHMENT†††††††††  H
††††††††††† B.†††††††† Competition ††††††††††††††† Mr. Parks††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††ATTACHMENT†††††††††   I

††††††††††† C.†††††††  Exchanges††††††††††††††††† Mr. Graham†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ATTACHMENT†††††††††  J

††††††††††† D.†††††††  Heroic Acts††††††††††††††††† Mr. Richardson††††††††††††††††††††††† NO REPORT
††††††††††† E.†††††††† Intíl Lifesaving †††††††††††† Mr. Graham
for Mr. Brewster†††† ATTACHMENT ††††††††† H
††††††††††† F.†††††††† Junior Lifeguards†††††††† Mrs. Boyer†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ATTACHMENT†††††††††  K
††††††††††† G.†††††††  Legislation ††††††††††††††††† Mr. Graham
for Mr. Brewster†††† ATTACHMENT†††††††††  H
††††††††††† H.†††††††† Membership†††††††††††††††† Mr. Rohrer††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††ATTACHMENT†††††††††  B
††††††††††† I.†††††††††  Newsletter†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Sandy††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ATTACHMENT†††††††††  L
††††††††††† J.††††††††  Public Education†††††††† Mr. Williams††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ATTACHMENT†††††††††  M

 

 

MOTION:††††††††††††††††††† Moved by Mr. Turner to donate the remaining 500-1,000 Spanish
Bookmarks to the visiting Mexican Lifeguards.

SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Rohrer

DISCUSSION:††††††††††† None

ACTION:†††††††††††††††††††† MPU

 

††††††††††† K.†††††††† Training††††††††††††††††††††††† Mr. Pounds††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ATTACHMENT††††††††† N

 

V.†††††††† Executive Board Elections

 

A.†††††††† President

 

1.†††††††† Mr. McGowan declared his intention to run for President.

 

MOTION:††††††††††††††††††† Moved by Mr. Gray to close nominations for President.

SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Williams

DISCUSSION:††††††††††† None

ACTION:†††††††††††††††††††† MPU (Mr. McGowan elected President by acclamation)

 

B.†††††††† Vice-President

 

1.†††††††† Mr. Rohrer declared his intention to run for Vice-President.

2.†††††††† Mr. Sandy nominated Mr. Lombardi.

 

MOTION:††††††††††††††††††††††††† Moved by Mr. Moore to close nominations for Vice-President.

SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Diederich

DISCUSSION:††††††††††† Mr. Rohrer withdrew his name from consideration.

ACTION:†††††††††††††††††††† MPU (Mr. Lombardi elected Vice-President by acclamation)

 

††††††††††† C.†††††††† Secretary

 

1.†††††††† Mr. Beuerlein declared his intention to run for Secretary.

 

MOTION:††††††††††††††††††† Moved by Mr. Lombardi to close nominations for Secretary.

SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Rohrer

DISCUSSION:††††††††††† None

ACTION:†††††††††††††††††††† MPU (Mr. Beuerlein elected Secretary by acclamation)

 

††††††††††† D.†††††††† Treasurer

 

1.†††††††† Mr. Moore declared his intention to run for Treasurer.

2.†††††††† Mr. Graham nominated Mr. Williams

 

MOTION:††††††††††††††††††† Moved by Mr. Kennedy to close nominations for Treasurer.

SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Gray

DISCUSSION:††††††††††† Mr. Moore withdrew his name from consideration.

ACTION:†††††††††††††††††††† MPU (Mr. Williams elected Treasurer by acclamation)

 

††††††††††† E.†††††††† Recurrent Representative

 

1.†††††††† Mr. Beuerlein nominated Mr. Graham for Recurrent Representative.

 

MOTION:††††††††††††††††††† Moved by Mr. Kennedy to close nominations for Recurrent Representative.

SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Cushman

DISCUSSION:††††††††††† None

ACTION:†††††††††††††††††††† MPU (Mr. Graham elected Recurrent Representative by acclamation)

 

††††††††††† F.†††††††† Delegates

 

1.                   Mr. Bartlett was nominated.

2.                   Mr. Rohrer was nominated.

3.                   Mrs. Boyer was nominated.

4.                   Mr. Moore was nominated.

5.                   Mr. Weinert was nominated.

6.                   Mrs. Graham was nominated.

 

 

MOTION:††††††††††††††††††† Moved by Mr. Lombardi to close nominations for Past President.

SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Turner

DISCUSSION:††††††††††† Mrs. Boyer withdrew her name from consideration.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mr. Moore withdrew his name from consideration.

ACTION:†††††††††††††††††††† MPU††  (Mr. Rohrer elected 1st Delegate by majority vote)

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (Mr. Bartlett elected 2nd Delegate by majority vote)

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (Mrs. Graham elected Alternate Delegate by majority vote)

 

MOTION:††††††††††††††††††† Moved by Mr. Lombardi to destroy all ballots.

SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Cushman

DISCUSSION:††††††††††† None

ACTION:†††††††††††††††††††† MPU

 

††††††††††† G.†††††††† Advisor

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.††††††††† Mr. McGowan appointed Mr. Moore as Advisor.

 

MOTION:††††††††††††††††††† Moved by Mr. Turner to confirm Mr. Moore as Advisor.

SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Gray

DISCUSSION:††††††††††† None

ACTION:†††††††††††††††††††† MPU

 

 

MOTION:††††††††††††††††††† Moved by Mr. Sandy to have the CSLSA vote as block for any
candidate for USLA President other than Mr. Brewster.

SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Gray

DISCUSSION:††††††††††† None

ACTION:††††††††††††††††††††††††††  MPU

 

VI.†††††††† Committee Workshops (as directed)


Meeting adjourned for the day at 4:53 P.M.


Meeting reconvened on Friday, October 17th at 9:16 AM.

 

VII.               Committee Reports from Workshops

 

†††††††††††† A.†††††††† Competition†††††††††††††††† Mr. Parks†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ATTACHMENT  O

 

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

SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Graham

DISCUSSION:††††††††††† Mr. Graham said Lake Mission Viejo might be a spot to store the
new trailer when it is purchased. Mr. Bauer said he might also have
a location. Mrs. Boyer said the JG Committee would be willing to
pay for trailer storage if necessary. Mr. Moore asked for a copy of
the region report from May.

ACTION:†††††††††††††††††††† MPU

 

†††††††††††† B.†††††††† Exchanges††††††††††††††††† Mr. Graham†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ATTACHMENT  P

 

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

SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Lombardi

DISCUSSION:††††††††††† None

ACTION:†††††††††††††††††††† MPU

 

†††††††††††† C.††††††† Junior Lifeguards ††††††† Mrs. Boyer††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ATTACHMENT  Q

 

 

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

SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Mitchell

DISCUSSION:††††††††††† Mr. Bauer asked what the concerns were voiced in committee
regarding the Virtual Junior Lifeguard Program. Mrs. Boyer said the
committee felt that the program was more of a public education
program.

ACTION:†††††††††††††††††††† MPU

 

†††††††††††† D.††††††† Heroic Acts††††††††††††††††† Mr. McGowan††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† VERBAL REPORT

 

1.                  The committee met briefly and agreed to award medals of valor to the
four lifeguards who recovered the body of the Pismo Beach shark
attack victim.

2.                  The committee will forward Mr. Grundlerís recommendation to USLA.

 

†††††††††††† E.††††††† Public Education †††††††† Mr. Williams††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ATTACHMENT  R

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

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

SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Lombardi

DISCUSSION:††††††††††† None

ACTION:†††††††††††††††††††† MPU

 

††††††††††† F.†††††††† Membership†††††††††††††††† Mr. Gray†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† VERBAL REPORT

 

1.†††††††† Members asked SHP for a plastic coffee mug, bag, towel, visor and
t-shirt to be included in the next membership kit.

2.†††††††† Mr. Williams suggested educational materials as an incentive for
membership.

3.†††††††† Mr. Moore brought up an issue from the regional games where a
competitor could not prove she had paid her dues. The competitor
in question was from New Jersey and is not a CSLSA member.

4.†††††††† Mrs. Boyer said JG memberships should be processed through
local program directors.

 

VIII.†††††† Old Business

 

A.†††††††† Approval of Treasurerís report from Thursday, October 16, 2003.

 

MOTION:††††††††††††††††††† Moved by Mrs. Graham to approve the report as submitted.

SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Diederich

DISCUSSION:††††††††††† None

ACTION:†††††††††††††††††††† MPU

 

IX.††††††† New Business

 

A.†††††††† CSLSA 40th Anniversary Celebration

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.††††††††† Mr. Bowman volunteered to chair an event in conjunction with the

††††††††††† 2004 Spring CSLSA Meeting in Laguna Beach.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2.††††††††† Mr. Bowman asked for $5,000 start-up money.

 

MOTION:††††††††††††††††††† Moved by Mr. Silvestri to appoint Mr. Bowman as Chairman of 40th
Anniversary Committee with $2,000 start-up money.

SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Williams

DISCUSSION:††††††††††† None

ACTION:†††††††††††††††††††† MPU

 

B.†††††††† Virtual Lifeguard Program

 

 

 

MOTION:††††††††††††††††††† Moved by Mr. Moore to support the program in concept, subject to
a review of the programís standards.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Gray

DISCUSSION:††††††††††† Mr. Moore felt we should endorse the concept as a national program.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ACTION:†††††††††††††††††††† MPU

 

††††††††††† C.††††††† USLA Proxies

 

MOTION:††††††††††††††††††† Moved by Mr. Gray to send four CSLSA Executive Board Members,
in addition to the USLA President, to the Fall 2003 USLA Meeting
with proxies for those CSLSA Executive Board Members not in
attendance.

SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Silvestri

DISCUSSION:††††††††††† Mr. Bauer said we ought to send the votes with people who are
present at the meeting. Mr. Moore said that Mr. Richardson (at the
September 29, 2003, CSLSA Executive Board Meeting) had made
a motion, to have the CSLSA Executive Board members attending
the USLA Meeting in New Jersey, carry proxies for those members
not in attendance, because they had been elected to represent our region.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ACTION:††††††††††††††††††††MPU

 

††††††††††† D.††††††† Administrative Manual

 

MOTION:††††††††††††††††††† Moved by Mr. Bauer to mail CDís to those chapters who did not
have representatives to pick-up their copy of the Administrative Manual.

SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Graham

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† DISCUSSION:††††††††††† None

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ACTION:†††††††††††††††††††† MPU

 

††††††††††† E.†††††††† State Parks/USLA Certification

 

MOTION:††††††††††††††††††† Moved by Mr. Silvestri to have CSLSA Members support the
California State Parks for USLA Certification at the Fall 2003 USLA Meeting.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Gray

DISCUSSION:††††††††††† Mr. Bauer gave a history of the State Parks certification issue.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ACTION:†††††††††††††††††††† MPU

 

††††††††††††††† F.†††††††† USLA Meeting Dates & Locations

 

†††††††††††††††††††††† 1.†††††††††† FalI - 2004
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a)†††††††† Location:†††††††† Red Bank, New Jersey
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b)†††††††† Dates:†††††††††††† 11/06/03-11/08/03
†††††††††††††††††††††† 2.†††††††††† Spring - 2004
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a)†††††††† Location:†††††††† San Francisco, CA
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b)†††††††† Dates:†††††††††††† TBA

 

†††††††††††† F.††††††† CSLSA Meeting Dates & Locations

†††††††††††††††††††††† 1.†††††††††† Spring - 2004
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a)†††††††† Location:†††††††† Laguna Beach
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b)†††††††† Dates:†††††††††††† 4/22/04 & 4/23/04
†††††††††††††††††††††† 2.†††††††††† FaII - 2004
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a)†††††††† Location:†††††††† LA Co. Lakes (Alternate Sites: Santa
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† Clarita, Long Beach)
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b)†††††††† Dates:†††††††††††† TBA

 

X. Privilege of the Chair

 

††††††††††† A.†††††††† Mr. McGowan thanked the Imperial Beach Lifesaving Association for
hosting an outstanding meeting at such a great site.

B.†††††††† Mr. McGowan thanked participants for their good suggestions for the
upcoming USLA meeting in Red Bank, New Jersey.

 

XI. Adjournment

 

MOTION:††††††††††††††††††† Moved to adjourn in honor of Dick Fitzgerald by Mr. Moore.

SECOND:†††††††††††††††††† Mr. Fernan

DISCUSSION:††††††††††† None

ACTION:†††††††††††††††††††† MPU; Meeting adjourned at 12:14 PM




Respectfully Submitted



Michael A. Beuerlein

CSLSA Secretary