GENERAL BOARD MEETING
                                 Manhattan Beach, California
                                  April 23 & 24, 1998
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Thursday, April 23, 1998


I.          Meeting called to order by President Richardson at 9:21 AM.

              A.        Pledge of Allegiance                   -        Mr. Rohrer

              B.        Welcome and Introductions     -           Mr. Richardson

              C.        Roll Call of Delegates                 -        Mr. Beuerlein

Chapter Members Delegates Votes
Proxies Total
California State-North 25 3 0 1 1
California State-South 52 4 1 - 1
Camp Pendleton 21 3 1 1 2
Capitola 1 0 0 - 0
Coronado 8 2 0 - 0
Del Mar 0 3 0 - 0
Encinitas 11 2 2 - 2
Hawaii 3 2 0 - 0
Huntington Beach 105 5 5 - 5
LA City 24 3 3 - 3
LA County Lakes 16 3 1 - 1
LACOLA 151 6 6 - 6
Laguna Beach 61 4 2 - 2
Long Beach 34 3 2 - 2
Mission Viejo 26 3 2 - 2
Newport Beach 65 4 4 - 4
Oceanside 31 3 1 - 1
San Clemente 35 3 1 - 1
San Luis Obispo Co 0 0 0 - 0
San Diego 70 4 2 - 2
Santa Barbara 11 2 2 - 2
Santa Cruz 25 3 0 - 0
Seal Beach 40 3 2 1 3
Solana Beach 9 2 0 - 0
Tucson 1 0 0 - 0
Ventura County 2 2 0 - 0
TOTAL 827 72 37 3 40


II.                    Approval of Minutes — Camp Pendleton Meeting - October 16 & 17, 1997


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

SECOND:                     Mr. Lombardi

DISCUSSION:              None

ACTION:                      MPU

III.       Officer’s Reports

               A.        President                       Mr. Richardson                   ATTACHMENT              A

           B.        Vice President                Mr. Rohrer                         ATTACHMENT              B

           C.        Secretary                       Mr. Beuerlein                      Verbal Report

           D.        Treasurer                       Mr. Moore                         ATTACHMENT              C

1.                  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. Rohrer

DISCUSSION:              1.        Mr. Moore said he is learning theQuicken program.
                                      2.        Mr. Moore stated that Mr. Colosi's expenses were listed under fundraiser.
                                      3.        Mr. Moore explained that the tax-filing fee and penalty were due to the fact that CSLSA did not file a return for 1996 or 1997.
                                      4.        Mr. Moore said that CSLSA was in the process of switching to PaineWebber as our primary financial institution.

ACTION:                      MPU

           E.         Recurrent Rep                Mr. Summers                    ATTACHMENT               D

           F.         Advisor                          Mr. Brewster                    ATTACHMENT               E

           G.         Advisor                          Mr. Weisser                     ATTACHMENT               F

IV.       Committee Reports

                A.        Certification                   Mr. Brewster                    ATTACHMENT               E

B.        Competition                  Mr. McGowan                  ATTACHMENT               G

C.        Exchanges                     Mr. Summers                   ATTACHMENT               H

D.        Heroic Acts                   Mr. Long                          Verbal Report

            E.         Junior Lifeguards           Mrs. Boyer                       ATTACHMENT                I

F.         Int'l Lifesaving               Mr. Brewster                     Verbal Report

G.        Legislation                     Mr. Brewster                     ATTACHMENT               E

H.        Membership                  Mr. Richardson                  Verbal Report

            I.          Newsletter                     Mr. Bartlett                      ATTACHMENT                J

            J.         Public Education             Mr. Humphreys                ATTACHMENT                K

            K.        Statistics                        Mr. Gould                         ATTACHMENT                L

V.         Committee Workshops (as directed)

Friday, April 24, 1998

            Meeting reconvened at 9:17 a.m.

VI.      Committee Reports from Workshops

                A.        Alcohol Sponsorship Committee                     Mr. Rohrer                    ATTACHMENT                M

MOTION:                     Moved by Mr. Rohrer to suspend the appropriate policy and procedure which deals with prohibition of alcohol sponsorship,

                                     for adult competitions only, for a period of two years. The board will insure that the following concepts are in place

                                     after contracts are agreed to:

                                            1.          No alcohol signage will be present during junior lifeguard events.

                                            2.          No alcohol advertising will be displayed on public education material.

                                            3.          A minimum of 20% of any alcohol signage must contain use/abuse messages.

SECOND:                     Mr. Reinisch

DISCUSSION:              Mr. Halphide requested that the motion be amended to state that alcohol advertising would not be permitted on

                                      competitor's shirts. The majority of general board members did not endorse this amendment.

ACTION:                      Action: Roll call votes (24 in favor, 7 opposed) - Motion passes.

                B.        Competition Committee                                   Mr. McGowan              ATTACHMENT                N

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

SECOND:                     Mr. Bartlett

DISCUSSION:              Discussion on when to publish date changes for regional games.

ACTION:                      MPU

                C.        Exchange Committee                                        Mr. Summers              ATTACHMENT                 O

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

SECOND:                     Mr. Gray

DISCUSSION:              None

ACTION:                      MPU

                D.        Heroic Acts Committee                                    Mr. Long                    ATTACHMENT                  P

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

SECOND:                     Ms. Peden

DISCUSSION:             Mr. Richardson recommended that CSLSA carry all eight heroic act nominations to the USLA meeting

                                     and that CSLSA make presentations to any nominees not approved by the USLA.

ACTION:                      MPU

                E.        Junior Guard Committee                                    Mrs. Boyer                 ATTACHMENT                 Q

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

SECOND:                     Mr. Lombardi

DISCUSSION:              None

ACTION:                      MPU

                F.        Newsletter Committee                                       Mr. Bartlett                ATTACHMENT                  R

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

SECOND:                    Mr. Mickley

DISCUSSION:             None

ACTION:                     MPU

                G.        Public Education Committee                              Mr. Humphreys         ATTACHMENT                    S

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

SECOND:                     Mr. Lombardi

DISCUSSION:              1.          Mr. Richardson requested 30 days to see if he could secure sponsorship for the CSLSA public education booth from Ingram.

                                            2.          Mr. Long brought copies of state beach public education materials.

ACTION:                      MPU

VII.      Old Business

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

VIII.      New Business

A.        Mike Bartlett requested that CSLSA send a get well card to Manya Traub.

B.        Meeting Dates

 1.         USLA Meeting Dates & Locations

                                     a.        Spring 1998
                                              (1)          Location:           Avalon, Catalina Island, Calif.
                                              (2)          Dates                May 6, 7, 8
                                     b.        Fall 1998
                                              (1)          Location:           South Atlantic Region
                                              (2)          Dates                November, 1998

 2.         CSLSA Meeting Dates & Locations

                                     a.        Fall 1998
                                              (1)          Location:           Seal Beach, Newport Beach, or Long Beach
                                              (2)          Dates                October 15 & 16
                                     b.        Spring 1999
                                              (1)          Location:           Seal Beach, Newport Beach, or Long Beach
                                              (2)          Dates                April 15 & 16

IX.                Privilege of the Chair - Mr. Richardson

A.        Mr. Richardson asked the board to consider changing the general board meeting format to
            one 1-day and one 2-day general board meeting each year.

B.        Mr. Richardson stressed that the executive board will take the general board's recommendations seriously and
            preserve the integrity of the CSLSA and the lifeguard profession on alcohol issues and all other matters.

X.                Adjournment

MOTION:                    Moved to adjourn by Mr. Gray.

SECOND:                    Mr. Bartlett

DISCUSSION:             None

ACTION:                     MPU; Meeting adjourned.

Recorded by:

Michael Beuerlein