California Bluegrass Association
SYNOPSIS OF THE MINUTES OF THE SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 BOARD MEETING
CALL TO ORDER
Rick Cornish, Chairman of the Board, called the meeting to order at 10:12 a.m. at the home of David Brace in Ceres, CA.
Board Members Present: Marcos Alvira, Rick Cornish, Montie Elston, Steve Goldfield, Jack Hyland, Jim Ingram, Geoffrey Sargent, Stuart Sims,
Board Members Absent: Bruce Campbell, John Duncan, Tim Edes, Mark Hogan
Officers Present: Charlene Sims, David Brace
Radio Show Implementation
Much more work to be done, so it was agreed to delay implementation of Live365.
Kids Music Camp
The board voted to have Darby Brandli pursue a contract with the vendor for a kids music camp.
Fall Campout Update
The board voted to authorize David Brace to purchase a Campout banner and food for the Fall Campout Sat. dinner.
Instrument Raffle Report
Stuart Sims reported slow mail order sales.
Golden Old Time Campout Report
Steve Goldfield submitted his report. He felt it went very well. We do not have to be committed to the same site until much later in the year. He had a minor dog problem. He also spent less and received more than budgeted. He wants to pursue this again next year. Steve also said that we were lucky to have good weather that weekend.
Steve did an excellent job. The Board recognized Steve’s work on this event with a standing ovation. Stuart Sims requested the minutes reflect the board’s appreciation for Steve’s successful efforts.
Music Camp Update
Geoff Sargent said the contract with the new co-directors has been signed and an announcement will be made.
CBA Election Petitions
The by-laws for elections and nominations for the board of directors will be reviewed in the future.
Rick Cornish’s plans for his future participation in the CBA
Rick said he will continue to do the website He plans to attend board meetings.
Bruce Campbell submitted his report by email. Membership was at 2,339 as of September 20, 2012, per the CBA website.
Montie Elston submitted his reports.
Area VP Reports – Area VP’s
Marcos Alvira, Stanislaus/Merced/Mariposa Area VP: A Facebook page has been created for “Valley Bluegrass.”
President’s & Youth Report
Darby Brandli reported via email that she will send or present the proposal for the new teen ambassador at the October meeting.
Chairman’s Report – Rick Cornish
Rick had no additional comments.
SET TIME AND PLACE FOR THE OCTOBER BOARD MEETING
Next meeting set for Sunday, October 21, 2012, at the CBA Fall Campout at the Lighthouse Resort, 151 Brannan Island Road, Isleton, CA 95641.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:35 p.m.