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2014-2015 02 12-15 Board Meeting Minutes



Board Meeting Minutes

     December 15, 2014


Call meeting to order – Joan Kruse at 2:00PM



Standing Committee Reports


Decorations:                          Theresa Bankers & Renie Persichetti – absent

The decorations are ready for tomorrow’s Holiday Luncheon.


Guest Day Computer:          Marilyn Lynch and Jana Ham

Pro Shop was unable to help with the Guest Day TPP work.


Historian :                             Donna Reich and Jana Ham - absent

Request was made for the Historian to update the Board pictures in the locker room


Membership:                         Nancy Beard

We have a new Member: Terry Johnson. Recently, some members were not receiving eblasts. Per Pat Burke the problem has been resolved.           


Prizes and Awards:               Ann Aylott - absent – no report


Program:                                Judy Scrafford – absent - no report


Publicity/Forecaster:                        Denise Dafnos –

Denise contacted the Desert sun re Teddy Bear collection to see if they are interested in publishing photo/article. Denise will send a photo to the Desert Sun.

Ringer:                                   Carol Young - absent – no report


Summer Sweeps:                 Denise Dafnos - no report


WSCGA/9-Hole Liaison:     Becky Eustice

The 9-18 Holer event was well attended and fun.


Yearbook:                              Cindy-Lu Gans and Pam Connealy – absent

Marsha handed out Yearbook Updates


Webmaster:                           Pat Burke

Web site usage down slightly from last year – will continue to monitor. Deana suggested that we put our MHWGA contact information and web site address as a signature on eblasts.


Desert Team 1:                     Marilyn Lynch and Lee Cox – no report



Desert Team 2:                     Judy Scrafford and Merrily Pettibone – absent, no report


Spring Gross/Net Team:     Ann Russell and Joan Forster

39 Players have signed up for the team


Spring Net Team:                Ilona Barlow and Sarah Solomon – absent, no report



There was a short discussion about our participation in the Mission Hills Golf Committee. Marsha Coolidge is our Golf Committee Liaison, and any issues/comments relating to an individual or group’s golf experiences at Mission Hills need to be specific and given to Marsha.


It was noted that after tomorrow’s Holiday Luncheon, the 49’ers are having their post round luncheon in the same room. A note was made for use in our Calendar Planning meetings to try to avoid this situation in the future if possible.




Executive Board Reports


Pro Shop report – Jim Robinson –absent – no report


Vice President:                     Marsha Coolidge

The Vice President duties include the Revolta, the Club Championship, and the Eclectic. The Revolta Committee had their first meeting and Revolta signups will be January 16 – 31. The next meeting will finalize the Conditions of Competition for the Revolta. The Club Championship Committee meeting will be February 3rd


Secretary:                              Marlo Stil - absent

Last month’s Board Minutes will be reviewed/approved in the January Board Meeting.


Treasurer:                             Joanne Elting

Presented the Budget for review. The Pairings Party was new this year and it was better attended than planned.


Special Events Chair:          Deana Riley

61/53 have signed up for the Holiday Luncheon. The Classic Committee is in place and meeting monthly; we have had a food tasting with Chef Rudy. Our intent in putting together the Classic Committee is to have half of the committee serve on next year’s committee for continuity and knowledge transfer.


Rules & Grievances Chair:Mary Budke

Reminder that there is a Rules Seminar on January 10



Computer Co-Chairs:          Diane Cook and Polly Peterson

The Computer Chairs have been receiving assistance from Merrily and from Nick in the Pro Shop.


Handicap Chair:                    Julia Morris and Linda King – no report                       


Tournament Co-chairs:       Joan Forster and Marilyn Lynch

82 players signed up for Dec 16 Play Day.

There was a suggestion made to the Tournament Chairs about improving the Play Day handout samples for clarification.


Advisor:                                  Jean Jernow – no report


President:                              Joan Kruse – see below



Old Business:          

  1. WGA fee for new club members – The Club has proposed that we waive the MHWGA fee for new members. Joanne Elting provided an estimate of the impact of such a change on our budget, and the matter was discussed. Marilyn Lynch made a motion to deny the request, and Deana Riley seconded the motion. The Board voted unanimously to deny the request.
  2. Change to WSCGA By-Laws - Mission Hills WGA voted No to proposed WSCGA By Law change allowing Div 2 players to play in Div 1 tournaments.



New Business:

  1. Approve Budget 2014 – 2015 - Deana Riley made a motion to adopt the proposed 2014 – 2015 Budget. Jean Jernow seconded the motion and the board voted unanimously to adopt the 2014 – 2015 budget as proposed
  2. Golf Fusion Demonstration – Julia Morris presented a demonstration of the Golf Fusion product, which provides online sign up for events, the ability to view pairings, and to see results after play. The product is being used by the 49’ers. Joan Kruse formed a committee consisting of Pat Burke, Marilyn Lynch, Joan Forster, Julia Morris and Denise Dafnos to further examine the product, and other alternatives for potential use by the WGA


Luncheon Items

-       MH Classic Sign Ups

-       Picture with Teddy Bears



Marsha Coolidge moved to adjourn the meeting/Joan Kruse seconded


The meeting concluded at 4:35PM


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