GENERAL BOARD MEETING
                                 Huntington Beach, California
                                  April 17 & 18, 1997
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Thursday, April 17, 1997


I.          Meeting called to order by President Chris Brewster at 9:20 AM.

              A.        Pledge of Allegiance                   -        Mr. Bauer

              B.        Welcome and Introductions     -           Mr. Brewster

              C.        Roll Call of Delegates                 -        Mr. Richardson

Chapter Members Delegates Votes
Proxies Total
California State-North 55 4 2 - 2
California State-South 78 4 2 - 2
Camp Pendleton 20 3 2 - 2
Capitola 9 2 0 - 0
Coronado 3 2 0 - 0
Del Mar 30 3 2 - 2
Encinitas 21 3 2 - 2
Hawaii 3 2 0 - 0
Huntington Beach 105 5 5 - 5
LA City 33 4 2 - 2
LA County Lakes 41 4 1 - 1
LACOLA 69 4 4 - 4
Laguna Beach 60 4 2 - 2
Long Beach 41 3 2 - 2
Mission Viejo 23 3 2 - 2
Newport Beach 130 5 5 - 5
Oceanside 30 3 1 - 1
San Clemente 36 3 1 - 1
San Luis Obispo Co 25 3 0 - 0
San Diego 52 4 2 2 4
Santa Barbara 7 2 2 - 2
Santa Cruz 28 3 0 - 0
Seal Beach 55 43 2 - 2
Solana Beach 37 3 1 - 1
Tucson 1 0 0 - 0
Ventura County 1 0 0 - 0
TOTAL 965 79 42 2 44


II.                    Approval of Minutes — Ventura Meeting - October 17-18, 1996


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

SECOND:                     Mr. Diederich

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               ATTACHMENT               C

           D.        Treasurer                       Mr. Weisser                    ATTACHMENT               D

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. Lombardi

DISCUSSION:              Thanks to Mr. Weisser for the detail of the report.

ACTION:                      MPU

           E.         Recurrent Rep                Mr. Summers                   ATTACHMENT               E

           F.         Advisor                          Mr. Moore                       ATTACHMENT               F

           G.         Marketing & Promo       Mr. Colosi                       ATTACHMENT               G

IV.       Committee Reports

                A.        Certification                   Mr. Brewster                    Included in President's Report

B.        Competition                   Mr. McGowan                 ATTACHMENT              H

C.        Exchanges                     Mr. Summers                    ATTACHMENT              I

D.        Heroic Acts                   Mr. Long                          No Report at this time

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

            F.         Jr. Lifeguards                Mrs. Boyer                       ATTACHMENT               J

G.        Legislation                     Mr. Brewster                    Included in President's Report

H.        Membership                  Mr. Bauer                         ATTACHMENT               K

            I.          Newsletter                    Mr. Bartlett                       ATTACHMENT               L

            J.          Public Education           Mr. Beuerlein                    ATTACHMENT               M

V.         Committee Workshops (as directed)

Friday, April 18, 1997

            Meeting reconvened at 9:00 a.m., April 18, 1997

VI.      Committee Reports from Workshops

                A.        Competition                     Mr. McGowan               ATTACHMENT                 N

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

SECOND:                     Mr. Gray

DISCUSSION:              None

ACTION:                      MPU

                B.        Exchanges                         Mr. Weisser                  ATTACHMENT                 O

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

SECOND:                     Ms. Long

DISCUSSION:             Suggested adding a checkoff list to accomplish specific goals before approval of the funding stipend.

ACTION:                      MPU

                C.        Heroic Acts                       Mr. Long                      ATTACHMENT                 P

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

SECOND:                     Mr. Gray

DISCUSSION:              None

ACTION:                      MPU

                D.        Junior Lifeguards                 Mrs. Boyer                 ATTACHMENT                  Q

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

SECOND:                     Mr. Martinek

DISCUSSION:              None

ACTION:                      MPU

                E.        Membership                      Mr. Bauer                   ATTACHMENT                    R

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

SECOND:                    Mr. Harvey

DISCUSSION:             Amended the report to include Mr. Bauer being assigned to pursue purchase of low cost bags,

                                     not to exceed $5 per unit for the membership kits and for a delivery date of June 1, 1997.

ACTION:                     MPU

                F.        Newsletter                         Mr. Bartlett                  ATTACHMENT                   S

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

SECOND:                     Mr. McGowan

DISCUSSION:              None

ACTION:                      MPU

                G.        Public Ed Report                Mr. Beuerlein              ATTACHMENT                   T

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

SECOND:                     Mr. Gray

DISCUSSION:              None

ACTION:                      MPU

VII.      Old Business

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

VIII.      New Business

A.        USLA Spring meeting

1.                  Location:   Austin, Texas

2.                  Dates:        May 1-3, 1997

3.                  Suggested agenda items

                                     a.        USLA Bylaw amendment regarding "traditional preventive lifeguard services" as part of the membership requirement.

                                                * Issue should not be meant or intended to preclude membership but to maintain control of the organization by traditional lifeguards.

                                                *Certification Committee to look at the wording to insure absolute minimum impact on smaller organizations as
                                                  relates to AART Certification.

B.        USLA Spring Meeting in California - need a host to step up by the next Regional Meeting so information can be distributed at the Fall 97 meeting.

C.        CSLSA Meeting Dates & Locations

 1.         Fall 1997

                                     a.        Location:           Camp Pendleton
                                                                         San Clemente (Alternate)

                                     b.        Dates:               October 17 & 18, 1997

                D.        Assignment of Nominating Committee for the November Election

                            Mr. Brewster appointed Mr. Moore as a nominating committee of one to obtain communication from prospective
          individuals who are interested in serving on the Executive Board for the 1998-2000 term of office.

                            Mr. Moore asked that all interested individuals contact him by E-Mail or work phone.
                  Bob Moore - E-Mail: gpup@juno.com (Robert A. Moore)       Work Phone: 310-372-2166

E.        Mr. McGowan recommended establishing a policy whereby the competition site of the Regionals for the following year be established at the Spring
            meeting of the Board to allow approximately 15 months lead time for fund raising and preparations.

MOTION:                     Moved by Mr. Weisser to add a policy to the current CSLSA Policies & Manual for establishing the competition site approximately
  15 months in advance, with strong consideration given to hosting both the Lifeguard and Junior Lifeguard Regional games
at the same venue and on back to back dates.

SECOND:                     Mr. Bauer

DISCUSSION:              None

ACTION:                      MPU

                F.        Mr. Moore suggested that Mr. Colosi be given the opportunity to sit down with each Committee Chair to discuss their needs and desires.

                            Mr. Colosi indicated that he had spoken to most of the committee chairs and had been advised that each would be sending him
          information after the meeting.

                            Mr. Brewster advised Mr. Colosi to forward a short report to the Executive Board so they may assist him in prioritizing this "wish list".

G.        Mr. Brewster indicated that discussions on the CSLSA Web Site generated the need to hold a special committee meeting
            to discuss a meaningful and professional site by adding to the great work done by Mr. Summers
            to create the ground work and open the site for viewing.

IX.                Privilege of the Chair - Mr. Brewster

A.        Expressed thanks to the Executive Board who had met nearly monthly in the past year and had done considerable ground work for CSLSA.

B.        Expressed appreciation for the general board members for their efforts to get business done in a professional and expedient manner.

C.        Expressed thanks to HBSLSA for hosting an excellent meeting.

X.                Adjournment

MOTION:                    Moved to adjourn by Mr. Moore

SECOND:                    Mr. Gray

ACTION:                     MPU; Meeting adjourned at 10:50 a.m.

Recorded by:

Bill Richardson