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TABC Board Meeting

April 10, 2010

Beacon Lodge

Falcon Lake at approximately 10:00 a.m.



TABC Board Meeting Minutes

January 17, 2010

Bass Pro Shop

 San Antonio, TX

Members Present:

Ed Calderone, Debbie Black, Doug Black, Allen Summers, Glenda Summers, Randi Wayland, Ginger Reynolds, Don Pierce.

The meeting was called to order around 1:20 p.m. Ed Calderone, President, talked with us about saving time and money for board members and look into doing a few of our meetings with conference calling

We did not have any visitors at this meeting.

The minutes from the last meeting were gone over and the treasurer’s report was given.

New Business:

The Regional Directors and Directors at Large for 2010 are as follows:

Regional Directors: Region 1 Dave Cole with Ginger Reynolds as Assistant Director.

Region 2 Open

Region 3 Robert Rose

Region 4 Open

Region 5 Bill Ramsey

Region 6 Chuck Sharp

Region 7 Allen Summers

Directors at Large: Deborah Howard, Don Pierce, Doug Black, Ralph Looney, Bobby Smith,

Bernie Labrozzi.

The 2010 Officers are as follows:

President: Ed Calderone Vice President: Ed Parton

Secretary: Debbie Black Treasurer: Glenda Summers

Sgt. @ Arms: Ralph Looney

2010 State Tournament will be held at Falcon Lake- barring there are no contractual problems with the Zapata Chamber of Commerce.

Old Business:

The youth division will be named: 2010 Youth Division Fishing All-American. We will have three tournaments for our youth division this year with a championship in 2011. We have decided to push back the first tournament from February 27th to April 10, 2010. It will still be at Falcon Lake. We will be announcing the 3rd tournament site and date no later than June 12, 2010.

Allen Summers gave a report that he and Glenda visited the River City Bass Club and delivered their 2009 State Tournament Winner Jackets. They were received with a warm welcome and had a splendid time with River City that evening.

Allen will also be working on contacting clubs from the Fisher of Men Tournament that has folded.

We only have six newsletters per year. Our first newsletter will feature: "Meet your board members". Each board member will need to submit a short bio for the first newsletter of the year.

We made a donation to the Atascosita High School FFA Aquatics Program. Ed Calderone will check on the status of the program.

Randi Wayland reported that she attended Phil Durocher’s retirement party. She will be giving a Texas Parks and Wildlife Boaters Education Course on January 30, 2010 at the San Antonio Boat Show from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. She will hold an Instructor course March 27, 2010from 11a.m. to 4 p.m., the location will be announced at a later date. Please contact her with any questions. We will be putting this information on the website.

The meeting was adjourned at approximately 3:45 p.m.

Our next meeting will be held at Beacon Lodge @ Falcon Lake on April 10, 2010 at approximately 10:00 a.m.


TABC Board Meeting

November 1, 2009

Cabela’s, Buda Texas

Members in attendance: Ed Calderone, Randi Wayland, Robert Rose, Allen Summers, Glenda Summers, Ginger Reynolds, Deborah Howard, Dave Cole, Doug Black, Debbie Black.

The meeting was called to order at 12:38 p.m.. Ed Calderone, President, gave his opening comments to the members that were present.

The secretary handed out printed minutes of the previous meetings for member approval. The minutes were approved.

The treasurer gave the treasurer’s report.

Old Business: 2009 State Championship was discussed and suggestions for improvements for 2010.

New Business:

Youth Division: Committee Chairperson: Ed Calderone. Committee Members appointed: Debbie Black, Allen Summers, Deborah Howard, and Randi Wayland. They will meet on November 11, 2009. The committee members will finalize the rest of the details at their meeting and report back to the board.

Boaters Insurance- Youth division and State Tournament will have to show proof of boaters insurance. The must carry 100,000 Liability Insurance. The members must send a copy of proof of insurance with tournament entry.

Discussion of the 2010 State Tournament on possible location and support staff. We will be looking for "working shirts for support staff at tournaments.

We will be designing a new patch for 2010. New members will receive a patch, decal & membership card.

Nominations for Regional Directors and Directors @ Large were made and the list will be sent to the clubs. We are asking for nominations from the clubs also. Inactive Directors and Directors @ Large were sent letters asking if they would like to continue to be on the board or resign their position.

There was discussion on restructuring our regions. Robert Rose has been put in charge of this task.

Other Business: We discussed trying to find a Youth Director.

Randi Wayland is on the Inland Fishery Advisory Board. She advised us to go look up the new laws regarding moving Salvinia Grass from lakes. Visit TPWD website for more information.

Website suggestions: 1) Hot topics page to come up first. 2) Put date of last update on web page.

Projects: Booth at Cabela’s in February. TX Fishing, Hunting, and Outdoors Show Jan. 7-10. Copperas Cove Bass Club will be at the Bell County Boat Show in January.

Our next meeting will be held on January 17, 2010 in San Antonio, Texas. Location to be announced at a later date.

Meeting adjourned at approximately 4:45 p.m.