I. Meeting called to order by President Chris Brewster at 9:28 AM.
A. Pledge of Allegiance - Mr. Bauer
B. Welcome and Introductions - Mr. Brewster
C. Roll Call of Delegates - Mr. Richardson
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II. Approval of Minutes — Huntington Beach Meeting - April 17 & 18, 1997
MOTION: Moved by Mr. Long to approve the minutes as corrected.
SECOND: Mr. Klosterman
DISCUSSION: Minor typographical error on final page - change adjournment time to pm instead of am.
III. Officer’s Reports
A. President Mr. Brewster ATTACHMENT A
B. Vice President Mr. Bauer ATTACHMENT B
C. Secretary Mr. Richardson ATTACHMENT C
D. Treasurer Mr. Weisser ATTACHMENT D
Approval of the Treasurer's Report
(action taken on Friday is recorded here for clarity)
MOTION: Moved by Mr. Gray to approve the Treasurer's Report as submitted.
SECOND: Mr. Summers
DISCUSSION: Mr. Brewster suggested that the Treasurer-elect develop a proposed budget.
Mr. Moore concurred and will do so with the assistance of the Executive Board.
E. Recurrent Rep Mr. Summers ATTACHMENT E
F. Advisor Mr. Moore ATTACHMENT F
IV. Committee Reports
A. Certification Mr. Brewster Included in President's Report
B. Competition Mr. McGowan ATTACHMENT G
C. Exchanges Mr. Summers ATTACHMENTS H
D. Heroic Acts Mr. Long Verbal
Reported that there have not been any recommendations received since the last meeting. Acknowledged the award to be given to
Mr. Blair Kruger for his efforts at the Black's Beach incident for which two previous awards were given. Recognition was given in absentia.
E. Jr. Lifeguards Mrs. Boyer ATTACHMENT I
F. Int'l Lifesaving Mr. Brewster ATTACHMENT J
Mr. Brewster's comments were contained in his President's Report.
G. Legislation Mr. Brewster Included in the President's Report
H. Membership Mr. Bauer Verbal
1. Kit distribution does not match up with the number of members. In committee, we will attempt to reconcile this issue.
2. Reported that membership program is running, not without problems, but potentially an improvement for the future.
3. Decision on kits, pro and con; supplement USLA kit or not.
4. Discuss putting some money back to Chapters from USLA membership dues.
5. Special meeting to make a decision on a Life Membership.
I. Newsletter Mr. Bartlett ATTACHMENT K
J. Public Education Mr. Beuerlein ATTACHMENT L
K. Fund Raising Mr. Colosi ATTACHMENT M
V. Committee Workshops (as directed)
VI. Election of Officers for 1998-99 Term
A. President Bill Richardson, Elected (Acclamation)
B. Vice President Don Rohrer, Elected (Acclamation)
C. Secretary Mike Beuerlein, Elected (Acclamation)
D. Treasurer Bob Moore, Elected (Majority vote)
E. Recurrent Rep A.J. Summers, Elected (Acclamation)
F. Advisor/Past President Chris Brewster (Majority vote)
G. First Delegate Kai Weisser, Elected (Majority vote)
H. Second Delegate Steve Long, Elected (Majority vote)
I. Alternate Delegate Mike Halphide, Elected (Majority vote)
Meeting reconvened at 9:00 a.m., October 17, 1997
Continued committee meetings as needed.
VII. Committee Reports from Workshops
A. Competition Committee Mr. McGowan ATTACHMENT N
MOTION: Moved by Summers to approve the committee report as submitted.
SECOND: Mr. Gray
B. Exchange Committee Mr. Summers ATTACHMENT O
MOTION: Moved by Mr. Bauer to approve the committee report as amended.
SECOND: Mr. Lombardi
C. Junior Guard Committee Mrs. Boyer ATTACHMENT P
MOTION: Moved by Mr. Long to approve the committee report as submitted.
SECOND: Mr. Bartlett
D. Membership Committee Mr. Bauer ATTACHMENT Q
MOTION: Moved by Mr. Lombardi to approve the committee report as submitted.
SECOND: Mr. Gray
DISCUSSION: Asked to forward the Life Member nominee to the USLA for a similar honor.
E. Newsletter Committee Mr. Bartlett ATTACHMENT R
MOTION: Moved by Mr. Moore to approve the committee report as amended.
SECOND: Mr. Humphries
F. Public Ed Committee Mr. Bartlett ATTACHMENT S
|MOTION:||Moved by Mr. Moore to approve the report removing the issue of "earmarking" $1 from Lifeguard membership dues to be appropriated to Public education.|
SECOND: Mr. Bauer
Lacking a motion to approve the $1 from dues to be earmarked for Public Ed.
G. Ways & Means Mr. Weisser ATTACHMENT T
MOTION: Moved by Mr. Gray to approve the committee report as submitted.
SECOND: Ms. Briles
VIII. Old Business
A. Confirmation of Chris Brewster as the Past President/Advisor
MOTION: Moved by Mr. Richardson to confirm Mr. Brewster as the Past President/Advisor.
SECOND: Mr. Moore
B. Approval of Treasurer's Report (shown under Treasurer's Report on Thursday).
IX. New Business
A. El Nino Discussion - Mr. Long
Mr. Long brought up the extraordinary potential impact of El Nino and the valued part
lifeguard agencies can and will play in emergency services.
He challenged all Chapters to look at their areas of responsibility to make recommendation to
save property and lives through creative preparedness.
Mr. Summers suggested taking the negative impact of El Nino by making
positive impressions through the media.
Discussion was directed toward developing a CSLSA El Nino Meeting geared toward local
preparedness and media warning and recommendations.
B. Mexico Assistance Project Mr. Moore ATTACHMENT U
C. Meeting Dates
1. USLA Fall Meeting - 1997
2. USLA Spring Meeting - 1998 in Calif. (LACOLA)
3. CSLSA Meeting Dates & Locations
XI. Privelege of the Chair - Mr. BrewsterExpressed his extreme appreciation for the opportunity to have been involved in lifesaving and specifically for being allowed to serve in the association and for the impact lifeguards have on the safety of the public. No other safety profession has the magnitude of impact as do lifeguards in terms of lives affected.
MOTION: Moved to adjourn by Mr. Summers
SECOND: Ms. Briles
ACTION: MPU; Meeting adjourned at 1:15 p.m.