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                                    GENERAL BOARD MEETING
                   Los Angeles County Lifeguard Association
                 Redondo Beach/Manhattan Beach, California
                                     April 12 & 13, 2007
                                           MINUTES
                                                  PRINTED VERSION
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Thursday, April 12, 2007 - Redondo Beach Community Center

 

I.          Meeting called to order by Mr. McGowan at 9:17 AM.

              A.        Pledge of Allegiance                   -        Mrs. Graham

              B.        Welcome and Introductions     -           Mr. McGowan

              C.        Roll Call of Delegates                 -        Mr. Beuerlein - ATTACHMENT A



Chapter Members Delegates Delegates
Present
Proxies Total
Votes
California State 158 6 6 - 6
Camp Pendleton 22 3 1 1 2
Capitola 2 2 0 - 0
Coronado 2 2 0 - 0
Del Mar 55 4 1 - 1
Encinitas 8 2 1 - 1
Huntington Beach 152 6 6 - 6
Imperial Beach 29 3 2 1 3
LA City 25 3 3 - 3
LA County Lakes 28 3 3 - 3
LACOLA 225 7 7 - 7
Laguna Beach 103 5 2 2 4
Long Beach 35 3 3 - 3
Mission Viejo 9 2 2 - 2
Newport Beach 91 4 4 - 4
Oceanside 15 2 2 - 2
Pismo Beach 25 3 3 - 3
Port Hueneme 37 3 0 - 0
San Clemente 48 3 2 1 3
San Luis Obispo 25 3 0 - 0
San Diego 61 4 2 2 4
Santa Barbara 34 3 3 - 3
Santa Cruz 35 3 0 - 0
Seal Beach 34 3 2 1 3
Solana Beach 17 3 0 - 0
Tucson 1 0 0 - 0
US Ocean Safety 15 2 0 - 0
Ventura County 11 2 0 - 0
Mexico 0 0 0 - 0
Members-at-large 3 0 0 - 0
TOTAL 1305 89 55 8 63


 

II.                    Approval of Minutes — Morro Bay, October 12 & 13, 2006

 

MOTION:                      Moved by Mr. Lombardi to approve the minutes as corrected.

SECOND:                     Mr. Rohrer

DISCUSSION:              None

ACTION:                      MPU


III.       Officer’s Reports

               A.        President                       Mr. McGowan                ATTACHMENT             B

           B.        Vice President                Mrs. Graham                  ATTACHMENT             C

           C.        Secretary                       Mr. Beuerlein                  ATTACHMENT             D

           D.        Treasurer                       Mr. Williams                   ATTACHMENT              E

           E.         Advisor                         Mr. Moore                     ATTACHMENT              F

           F.         1st Delegate                  Mr. Graham                    ATTACHMENT             G   (pending)


IV.       Committee Reports

                A.        Certification                   Mr. Rohrer                     ATTACHMENT             H   (pending)

B.        Competition                   Mr. Butki                       ATTACHMENT              I

C.        Exchanges                     Mr. Graham                   ATTACHMENT              J   (pending)

D.        Heroic Acts                   Mr. Richardson               No Report

E.         Junior Lifeguards           Mrs. Boyer                    ATTACHMENT              K

F.         Legislation                     Mr. Peabody                 ATTACHMENT              L

G.        Membership                   Mrs. Graham                 ATTACHMENT              M

            H.         Newsletter                     Mr. Godino                   ATTACHMENT               N

            I.          Public Education             Mr. Humphreys             ATTACHMENT               O

J.         Training/Operations         Mr. Scott                       No Report

K.        Website                          Mr. Moore                    ATTACHMENT               P


V.        Committee Workshops (as directed)


Meeting adjourned for the day at 4:12 P.M.


Friday, April 13, 2007 - Los Angeles County Lifeguard Training Center
Manhattan Beach, CA (meeting reconvened at 9:15 am.)


VI.      Committee Reports from Workshops


                A.       Competition                      Mr. Moore                   ATTACHMENT               Q


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

SECOND:                     Mr. Lombardi

DISCUSSION:              None

ACTION:                      MPU


                B.        Exchanges                        Mr. Mitchell                 ATTACHMENT                R


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

SECOND:                     Mr. Rohrer

DISCUSSION:              None

ACTION:                      MPU


                C.        Heroic Acts                     Mr. Richardson              No Report


                D.        Junior Lifeguards               Mrs. Boyer                   ATTACHMENT                S


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

SECOND:                     Mr. Gray

DISCUSSION:              Mrs. Boyer said that 22 or 23 of the 27 CSLSA chapters had a representative attend the Junior Lifeguard Committee.

ACTION:                      MPU


                E.        Public Education                Mr. Humphreys             ATTACHMENT                 T


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

SECOND:                    Mr. Rohrer

DISCUSSION:             None

ACTION:                     MPU


                F.        Job Titles (special)             Mr. Humphreys             ATTACHMENT                  U


                G.        Statistics (special)              Mr. Peabody                ATTACHMENT                   V


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

SECOND:                    Mrs. Graham

DISCUSSION:             None

ACTION:                     MPU


MOTION:                     Moved by Mr. Peabody that Mr. Bartlett recommend that the USLA Heroic Acts Committee list all
                                      award recipients chronologically on the website.

SECOND:                    Mrs. Graham

DISCUSSION:             Mr. Peabody requested that the USLA also list the award recipient's agency, the location of the incident and a description of the incident.

ACTION:                     MPU


VII.      Old Business


                A.        Approval of Treasurer's report from Thursday, April 12, 2007


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

SECOND:                    Mr. Rohrer

DISCUSSION:             None

ACTION:                     MPU


B.        San Diego Surf Lifesaving Association


1.                  There are three (3) lifeguard associations in San Diego which makes it difficult to recognize which organization functions as a CSLSA chapter.

2.                  Mr. Rohrer and Mr. Lombardi will meet with representatives in San Diego and report back to CSLSA.



VIII.      New Business


                A.        CSLSA Policies & Procedures


MOTION: Moved by Mr. Rohrer to approve the revised CSLSA Policies & Procedures with the proviso that they will be reviewed for typographical errors one more time in committee, and that any future changes can be made as necessary to this living document.

SECOND:                    Mr. Lombardi

DISCUSSION:             None

ACTION:                     MPU


                B.        Junior Lifeguard Account


MOTION:                     Moved by Mr. Rohrer to split incoming JG dues, for a period of one year, between the CSLSA general fund and the JG Committee.

SECOND:                    Mr. Ragsdale

DISCUSSION:             Extended discussion by CSLSA Board of Directors.

ACTION:                     Motion withdrawn by Mr. Rohrer; Second withdrawn by Mr. Ragsdale; No vote.


                C.        Physical Fitness Training


1.                  Mr. Hildalgo surveyed Board of Directors to share their respective agency’s physical fitness training practices.


                D.        Dues Increase


1.                  Mr. Lombardi recommended a two-tier dues structure with permanent employees contributing higher dues.

2.                  Mr. McGowan said that this matter should be referred to the Membership committee.


                E.        USLA Policies & Procedures


MOTION:                     Moved by Mrs. Graham to authorize Mr. Moore and Mr. Rohrer to represent CSLSA at the USLA Meeting on all Policy & Procedure matters.

SECOND:                    Mr. Lombardi

DISCUSSION:             None

ACTION:                     MPU


                F.        Future Meetings


1.         USLA Meeting Dates & Locations


                                     a.        Spring - 2007
                                                  1)        Location:           Chicago, IL (Great Lakes Region)
                                                  2)        Dates:               4/26/07-4/28/07
                                                  3)        Suggested Agenda Items: Competition rules changes, USLA Statistics Committee

                                    b.        Fall - 2007
                                                  1)        Location:          Charleston, South Carolina (South Atlantic Region)
                                                  2)        Dates:               11/01/07-11/03/07
                                                  3)        Suggested Agenda Items

2.         CSLSA Meeting Dates & Locations


                                    a.        Fall - 2007
                                                  1)        Location:          Newport Beach
                                                  2)        Dates:               10/11/07 & 10/12/07

                                    b.        Spring - 2008
                                                  1)        Location:           Long Beach
                                                  2)        Dates:               4/10/08 & 4/11/08

                G.        CSLSA Elections


1.                  Mr. Moore thanked Mrs. Graham and LACOLA for hosting the meeting.

2.                  Mr. Moore encouraged anyone interested in running for office to get involved in the association and attend the next Board of Directors Meeting.


X.          Privilege of the Chair


                A.        Mr. McGowan thanked Mrs. Graham and LACOLA for hosting the meeting.

                B.        Mr. McGowan said that the meeting attendance on Thursday was awesome.

  C.   Mr. McGowan said that public education is the primary purpose of our association. He said he was very pleased to witness lengthy discussions on issues such as statistics and job titles.

                D.        Mr. McGowan thanked everyone for their participation and said this was one of the best meetings he can remember.

X.                Adjournment

MOTION:                    Moved to adjourn by Mr. Rohrer to adjourn the meeting in honor of Kendall "Jake" Jacobson,
                                     the retired Newport Beach Lifeguard Chief who recently passed away.

SECOND:                   Mr. Ragsdale
DISCUSSION:            None
ACTION:                    MPU; Meeting adjourned at 12:11 PM

Respectfully Submitted,

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Michael A. Beuerlein
CSLSA Secretary