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                                    GENERAL BOARD MEETING
                                 Laguna Beach, California
                                  April 18 & 19, 1996
                                           MINUTES
                                                  PRINTED VERSION
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Thursday, April 18, 1996

 

I.          Meeting called to order by President Chris Brewster at 9:27 AM.

              A.        Pledge of Allegiance                   -        Mr. Bauer

              B.        Welcome and Introductions     -           Mr. Brewster

              C.        Roll Call of Delegates                 -        Mr. Bartlett



Chapter Members Delegates Votes
Present
Proxies Total
Votes
California State-North 39 3 1 - 1
California State-South 76 4 3 - 3
Camp Pendleton 10 2 1 1   Rob Veria 2
Central Coast 20 3 0 - 3
Coronado 2 0 0 - 0
Capitola 4 2 2 - 2
Del Mar 32 3 2 1   Vern 3
Encinitas 21 3 0 - 0
Hawaii 18 3 0 - 0
Huntington Beach 107 5 5 - 5
LA City 22 3 1 1 2
LA County Lakes 42 4 1 1   Hughes 2
LACOLA 95 4 2 2   Latta/Gruber 4
Laguna Beach 45 3 3 - 3
Long Beach 40 3 2 - 2
Mission Viejo 3 2 2 - 2
Newport Beach 150 5 4 1   Turner 5
Oceanside 14 2 2 - 2
San Clemente 35 3 1 1   Humphries 2
San Luis Obispo Co 25 3 0 - 0
San Diego 90 4 4 - 4
Santa Barbara 9 2 0 - 0
Santa Cruz 50 3 0 - 0
Seal Beach 30 3 3 - 3
Solana Beach 37 3 0 - 0
Tucson 76 4 0 - 0
Ventura County 5 2 0 - 0
TOTAL 1,097 814 40/39 7 47/46

 

II.                    Approval of Minutes — Newport Beach Meeting - October 12 & 13, 1995

 

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

SECOND:                     Mr. Drake

DISCUSSION:              None

ACTION:                      MPU


III.       Officer’s Reports

               A.        President                       Mr. Brewster                   ATTACHMENT              A

           B.        Vice President                Mr. Bauer                       ATTACHMENT               B

           C.        Secretary                       Mr. Richardson                No Report

           D.        Treasurer                       Mr. Weisser                    ATTACHMENT               C

1.                  Approval of the Treasurer's Report
(action taken on Friday is recorded here for clarity)


MOTION:                     Moved by Mr. Long to approve the Treasurer's Report as submitted.

SECOND:                     Mr. Drake

DISCUSSION:              None

ACTION:                      MPU


           E.         Recurrent Rep                Mr. Summers                   ATTACHMENT               D

           F.         Advisor                          Mr. Moore                       ATTACHMENT               E

1.                  Submitted 1995 CSLSA and
USLA Statistics for Mr. Gould                   ATTACHMENT               F


V.       Committee Reports

                A.        Certification                   Mr. Brewster                    ATTACHMENT             G

B.        Competition                  Mr. McGowan                  ATTACHMENT             H

C.        Exchanges                     Mr. Summers                    ATTACHMENTS          I & J

1.                  Presentation by CSLSA New Zealand Exchange Guards

2.                  Written report submitted by Marshal Parks of San Diego


D.        Heroic Acts                   Ms. Long                         ATTACHMENT              K

E.         Int'l Lifesaving               Mr. Brewster                   Included in President's Report            

            F.         Jr. Lifeguards                 Mrs. Boyer                      ATTACHMENT               L

G.        Legislation                     Mr. Drake                        ATTACHMENT              M

H.        Membership                   Mr. Gray                         No Report

            I.          Newsletter                     Mr. Bartlett                      ATTACHMENT               N

            J.         Public Education             Mr. Beuerlein                   ATTACHMENT               O


VI.         Committee Workshops (as directed)


Friday, April 19, 1996

            Meeting reconvened at 9:20 a.m., April 19, 1996

VI.      Committee Reports from Workshops

                A.        Certification                     Mr. Weisser                    ATTACHMENT                P


MOTION:                     Moved by Buckner to approve the committee report as amended (removing item regarding the change in fees for certification).

SECOND:                     Mr. Bauer

DISCUSSION:              No additional discussion

ACTION:                      MPU


                B.        Competition                     Mr. McGowan               ATTACHMENT                 Q


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

SECOND:                     Mr. Gray

DISCUSSION:              None

ACTION:                      MPU


                C.        Exchanges                        Mr. Summers                  ATTACHMENT                R


MOTION:                     Moved by Mr. T. Cicchetto to approve the committee report as submitted.

SECOND:                     Ms. Traub

DISCUSSION:             Mr. Buckner suggested that the Secretary include Interagency Exchange/Seminar on future agendas and Mr. McGowan asked

                                     that a notice of equipment to be reviewed also be included with the meeting notice.

ACTION:                      MPU


                D.        Heroic Acts                       Mr. Long                      ATTACHMENT                 S


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

SECOND:                     Mr. Bauer

DISCUSSION:              None

ACTION:                      MPU


                E.        Junior Lifeguards                 Mrs. Boyer                 ATTACHMENT                  T


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

SECOND:                     Mr. Dorsey

DISCUSSION:              Mr. Weisser asked for clarification of the financial aspects of the report and when the funds would be needed.

ACTION:                      MPU


                F.        Membership                      Mr. Moore                   ATTACHMENT                  U


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

SECOND:                    Mr. Bowman

DISCUSSION:             Toni O'Donnell complimented the Membership Committee on the early distribution of membership kit.

ACTION:                     MPU


                G.        Newsletter                      Mr. Bartlett                      ATTACHMENT               V


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

SECOND:                     Mr. Lombardi

DISCUSSION:              Mr. Weisser asked for documentation of advertising agreements.

ACTION:                      MPU


                H.        Public Ed Report              Mr. Beuerlein                   ATTACHMENT               W


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

SECOND:                     Mr. Drake

DISCUSSION:              Mr. Lineback recommended selling the posters to the public to help defray the cost.

ACTION:                      MPU


VII.      Old Business

                A.        Approval of Treasurer's Report (shown under Treasurer's Report on Friday).


                B.        USLA Blood Drive - Date: July 15, 1996.
           
Posters and information distributed.


                C.        Status of City, County and State Code indexing project - No Report.


VIII.      New Business


A.        Adoption of Policies & Procedures Manual (distributed by Secretary before meeting)


MOTION:                      Moved by Mr. McGowan to adopt the P & P manual as amended.

SECOND:                     Mr. Long

DISCUSSION:              Recommendation to amend the USLA Code of Ethics

ACTION:                      MPU


B.        USLA Spring meeting

1.                  Location:   Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

2.                  Dates:        April 25-27, 1996

3.                  Suggested agenda items

                                     a.        Recommendation to amend the USLA Code of Ethics.

MOTION:                     Moved by Mr. McGowan to recommend to USLA that the ULSA Code of Ethics be amended.

SECOND:                     Mr. Moore

DISCUSSION:              None

ACTION:                      MPU


                C.        Recommendation to remove the USLA Code of Ethics from the CSLSA Policies & Procedures Manual.

MOTION:                     Moved by Mr. Dorsey to remove the Code of Ethics from the CSLSA P & P Manual.

SECOND:                     Mr. Gray

DISCUSSION:              Not an appropriate location

ACTION:                      MPU


D.        USLA Fall meeting

                                     a.        Location:           Pacific Northwest Region
                                     b.        Dates:               November, 1996

E.        CSLSA Meeting Dates & Locations

 1.         Fall 1996

                                     a.        Location:           Cal State South (Ventura area)-
                                     b.        Dates:               October 17 & 18, 1996

 2.         Spring 1997                 Recommendations

                                     a.        Location:           Camp Pendleton
                                                                         Huntington City (Alternate)

                                     b.        Dates:               April 17 & 18, 1997

F.        Other Business


1.                  Jr. Guard Competitor's Fee for future California Championships.


MOTION:                    Moved by Mr. Summers that CSLSA JG Committee consider establishing a competitor's fee for the California Championships.

SECOND:                    Mr. Dietrich

DISCUSSION:             None

ACTION:                     MPU


2.                  Mr. Long reported on the State Lifeguards ongoing attempts to mediate between surfers and paddle craft surfers.     ATTACHMENT  X


3.                  Mr. Moore thanked Mr. Beuerlein for trying to live up to Mr. Richardson's legacy as Secretary.


IX.                Adjournment

MOTION:                    Moved by Mr. Dorsey to adjourn in the memory of Sheridan Byerly.

SECOND:                    Mr. Bowman

DISCUSSION:             None

ACTION:                     MPU; Meeting adjourned at 1:47 p.m.


Recorded by:

Michael Beuerlein
Acting Secretary