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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MEETING MINUTES

Santa Cruz, CA
October 11 & 12, 2012
 
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  Thursday, October 11, 2012

 

I.          Meeting called to order by Mr. Beuerlein at 9:22 A.M.

          A.          Pledge of Allegiance          -          Mrs. Graham

            B.          Welcome and Introductions     -     Mr. Beuerlein

            C.          Roll Call of Delegates          -        Mr. Humphreys



Chapter No. of
Members
Possible No.
of Delegates
Delegates
Present
Proxies Total
Votes
California State 204 7 7 0 7
Capitola 1 0 0 0 0
Coronado 11 2 0 0 0
County of Orange (USOS) 20 3 0 0 0
Del Mar 2 2 0 0 0
Encinitas 25 3 2 1 3
Huntington Beach 154 6 1 1 2
Imperial Beach 3 2 0 0 0
Laguna Beach 84 4 2 0 2
Lake Mission Viejo 12 2 1 0 1
Long Beach 82 4 1 0 1
Los Angeles City 36 3 2 0 2
Los Angeles Co (LACOLA) 152 6 4 2 6
Los Angeles County Lakes 30 3 2 1 3
Newport Beach 64 4 3 1 4
North Island 0 0 0 0 0
Oceanside 0 0 0 0 0
Pendleton Coast 13 2 0 0 0
Pismo Beach 21 3 0 0 0
Port Hueneme 1 0 0 0 0
San Clemente 52 4 3 1 4
San Diego 93 4 0 0 0
San Luis Obispo Co. 19 3 0 0 0
Santa Barbara 41 3 0 0 0
Santa Barbara Co. (Campus Pt) 3 2 0 0 0
Santa Cruz 45 3 3 0 3
Seal Beach 53 4 3 0 3
Solana Beach 2 2 0 0 0
Tucson 1 0 0 0 0
Ventura County 10 2 2 0 2
Independents 2 2 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,236 85 36 7 43

II.       Approval of Board of Director's Meeting Minutes - Huntington Beach, April 12 & 13, 2012

MOTION:             Moved by Mr. Moore to approve the Minutes as submitted.
SECOND:             Mr. Gray
DISCUSSION: Minor change to minutes submitted by Secretary. Item X.C., Amended Motion should have read: "Moved by Mr. Leach to support this organization through posting a link on the CSLSA website."
AMENDED
MOTION:
             Moved by Mr. Moore to approve the Minutes as corrected.

SECOND:             Mr. Gray
ACTION:              MPU

III.       Officer's Reports

            A.         President                      -        Mr. Beuerlein          -        ATTACHMENT          1

            B.         Vice President              -         Mrs. Graham          -        ATTACHMENT          2

            C.         Secretary                      -        Mr. Humphreys       -        NO REPORT          

            D.         Treasurer                      -        Mr. Williams           -        ATTACHMENT          3

            E.         Past President/Advisor   -        Mr. McGowan       -         NO REPORT          

            F.         1st Executive Delegate    -        Mrs. Boyer            -        ATTACHMENT          4

            G.         2nd Executive Delegate   -       Mr. Avila               -        ATTACHMENT          5

            H.         3rd Executive Delegate   -        Mr. Butki              -         NO REPORT          

            I.          4th Executive Delegate    -        Mr. Silvestri           -        ATTACHMENT          6

IV.       Committee Reports

            A.         Bylaws/Policies/Procedures  -  Mr. Humphreys      -        NO REPORT

1.                  Mr. Humphreys and Mr. Moore will draft policy language clarifying who will notify special award recipients and lunch payment. Policy will be brought before BOD at next meeting.

            B.         Certification                   -         Mr. Richardson      -       ATTACHMENT          7

            C.         Competition                   -         Mr. Butki              -       ATTACHMENT           8

            D.         Exchanges                      -         Mr. Leach/ McGowan - ATTACHMENT          9

            E.         Grants                            -         Mr. Lizotte            -        NO REPORT          

            F.         Junior Lifeguards            -         Mrs. Boyer/Ms.Walton - ATTACHMENT         10

            G.         Legislation                     -         Mr. Peabody          -       ATTACHMENT          11

            H.         Membership                  -         Mrs. Graham          -       ATTACHMENT          12

            I.           Newsletter                     -        Mr. Godino            -       ATTACHMENT          13

1.                  Mr. Beuerlein recognized Mr. Godino for outstanding work on the newsletter.

            J.          Original Founder's Comm.   -    Mr. McGowan       -      VERBAL REPORT          

1.                  OFC is beginning the planning process for hosting the 2014 National BOD meeting.

            K.         Professional Standards   -         Mr. Jacobson          -        NO REPORT          

            L.          Public Education            -         Mr. Silvestri            -      ATTACHMENT          14

           M.         Public Relations              -         Mr. Bond               -      ATTACHMENTS        15 & 16

           N.         Special Awards/Presentations -  Mr. Pepito             -      ATTACHMENT           17

           O.         Statistics                         -         Mr. Peabody          -      Incl. in Legislation          

           P.          Training & Operations     -        Mr. Scott               -       ATTACHMENT           18

           Q.         Ways and Means            -        Mr. Williams           -       NO REPORT

           R.          Website                         -         Mr. Moore             -      ATTACHMENT            19

V.        Sponsor Presentations

  A. Thank you to the Santa Cruz Surf Lifesaving Association for hosting and meeting sponsors: Sunology Sunscreen, Hobie Polarized/Eye King, and Buell Wetsuits.

---Lunch Break---

VI.     Committee Workshops/Working Groups

---- Meeting Recessed for the day at 5:00 p.m. ---

Friday, October 12, 2012 - Meeting reconvened at 9:12 a.m.

VII.    Committee Action Reports from Workshops

            A.         Aquatic Safety Assessment -    Mr. Silvestri           -       ATTACHMENT          20

            B.         Bylaws/Policies & Procedure - Mr. Humphreys      -       NO REPORT

            C.         Certification                   -         Mr. Richardson      -       NO REPORT

            D.         Competition                   -         Mr. Avila for Butki -       ATTACHMENT          21

            E.         Exchanges                      -         Mr. Leach/ McGowan -  NO REPORT

            F.         Grants                            -         Mr. Lizotte            -        NO REPORT          

            G.         Junior Lifeguards            -         Mrs. Boyer/Ms.Walton - ATTACHMENT         22

            H.         Legislation                     -         Mr. Peabody          -       NO REPORT

             I.         Membership                   -         Mrs. Graham          -       ATTACHMENT          23

             J.         Newsletter                     -         Mr. Godino            -       NO REPORT

            K.         Professional Standards   -         Mr. Jacobson         -       NO REPORT

            L.         Public Education             -         Mr. Silvestri           -       ATTACHMENT           24

           M.         Public Relations              -         Mr. Bond               -       VERBAL REPORT

1.                  Position Paper - Committee feels confident paper is ready for posting on website and adding to newsletter, with one small change. Mr. Bond will make change and forward to website and newsletter committees. Committee will be working on statement in regard to "what lifeguards do in the winter" to present to BOD in spring. Committee is working on database of responses to common complaints such as driving on the beach, PWC use, etc. If any agency has any material, please forward to Public Relations Committee. Suggestion to send position paper to American Lifeguard Magazine as well.

            N.        Special Awards/Presentations-  Mr. Pepito             -       ATTACHMENT           25

1.                  Discussion regarding online submission going to USLA vs. to our region first for review.

            O.        Sponsorship                  -          Mr. Avila               -       ATTACHMENT           26

            P.         Statistics                        -         Mr. Peabody          -      VERBAL REPORT          

1.                  Will be reviewing questionnaire with Mr. Gould and the CSLSA Executive Board, along with a cover letter.

            Q.       Training & Operations     -         Mr. Scott               -      ATTACHMENT            27

            R.        Ways and Means            -         Mr. Williams          -      ATTACHMENT            28

MOTION: Moved by Mr. Moore to approve 2013 budget in the amount of $60,000 for expenditures as proposed.
SECOND:            Mrs. Graham
DISCUSSION: None
ACTION:              MPU

            S.         Website                          -         Mr. Moore          -      VERBAL REPORT

1.                  Request for Committee Chairs to submit any changes to Mr. Moore electronically for review and posting.

VIII.      Old Business

  A. Assembly Bill 1245 - "At Desk" (tabled).

IX.       New Business

  A. Sponsorships and Promotions - Discussed in Sponsorship committee.
  B. Lifeguard Services in the City of Oxnard - Discussed in Aquatic Safety Assessment Committee.
  C. Executive Board End-of-Year Dinner. Mr. Moore proposed allocating funds in an amount not-to-exceed $250 for an end-of-the-year dinner or "get-together" for the Executive Board and their significant others.

MOTION: Moved by Mr. Moore.
SECOND:             Mr. Ragsdale
DISCUSSION: Mr. Williams stated that there is $500 allocated for the Executive Board which has not typically been expended. Alternative motion proposed to use up to $250 of the $500. No second to this motion. Mr. Moore clarified his motion is for up to $250 to be used with the Treasurer authorized to determine where funds come from.
ACTION:              Motion approved by majority, one abstention (Mr. Williams).

X.       Future Meetings

            A.         CSLSA Meetings Dates & Locations

1.                  Spring 2013

                       a.         Location: Coronado, Lake Mission Viejo, and Encinitas chapters have expressed interest in hosting meeting. Coronado is not present and Encinitas prefers to defer their interest to the fall meeting. Mission Viejo agreed to host.

                       b.         Dates:   April 11 & 12, 2013

2.                  Fall 2013

                       a.         Location: Coronado, Seal Beach and Encinitas have expressed interest in hosting in fall 2013. LACOLA expressed interest in hosting in spring 2014. Suggestion to consider Avalon for spring 2014.

                       b.         Dates:   October 10 & 11, 2013

            B.         USLA Meeting Dates & Location

1.                  Fall 2012

                       a.         Location: Great Lakes Region - Minneapolis, MN

                       b.         Dates:   October 25-27, 2012

2.                  Spring 2013

                       a.         Location: Northwest Region - Location TBD

                       b.         Dates:   April 25-27, 2013

XI.       Privilege of the Chair - Mr. Beuerlein

             A.         President's closing comments

 1.                  Thanked Santa Cruz for hosting, excellent golf, breakfast, lunch, dinner, and general hospitality.

 2.                  Thanked sponsors: Sunology Sunscreen, Hobie Polarized/Eye King, Buell Wetsuits.

 3.                  Thanked membership for attendance in Santa Cruz, incurring costs and time.

 4.                  Thanked committee chairs and members for hard, focused work with great ideas and passion for lifesaving.

 5.                  Thanked Mrs. Boyer for bringing the CSLSA flag with chapter patches, representing the unity of the organization and all chapters working under "one flag".

 6.                  Hard work, but good work, made it worthwhile.

XII.       Adjournment

MOTION:             Moved by Mr. Ragsdale to adjourn.
SECOND:             Mr. Peabody
DISCUSSION:     None
ACTION:              MPU; meeting adjourned at 11:00 a.m.



Respectfully Submitted,




Bill Humphreys
CSLSA Secretary