Minutes from AGM
Present: Doug Bennett, Bridget Borsa, Ron Cavellier, Thompson Chew, Karl John David, Bret DuBeshter, Tom Fantauzzo, Jack Fitzpatrick, Armand Gallucci, Bob Good, Alex Green, Bill Lampeter, Mithun Mukherjee, Chip Nimick, Dick Rice, Jason Robin, Sarah (U of R), Morgan Smith, John Walsh, Alex Witaker, et.al.
– The endowment has $45,980
– The bylaws allow for $2k/yr. for projects
– We raised $700 less this year than last for Pro/Am
– Member ship has declined (US Squash)
– 140 Dues paying members
Armand: Presents some ideas regarding fund raising and the possibility of a higher value Pro tournament.
John Walsh: presents some financial data
Where the money is spent:
– 85% Pro tournament
– 8% City leagues
– 5% Events
– 2% other
City League participation (US Squash)
A discussion on expansion of league play follows, the example of kick ball leagues expanding in three years to 5K people is mentioned.
Mithun mentions NY Squash (City) rebranding/promotion success. Karl J.D. suggests reducing price of entry for young players.
John Walsh: Candidates for the Board:
President: John Walsh
VP: Jack Fitzpatrick
League Coordinator: Doug Bennett
Treasurer: Bill Lampeter
Secretary: Morgan Smith
Harrow: Bridget Borsa
Med. Center: Ron Cavellier
Midtown: Armand Gallucci
At large Members: Thompson Chew, Karl John David
Mithun will step down from webmaster and tournament director duties
Urban Squash: John Walsh and Sarah have begun work with a charter school group, and are in continuing discussions with grant and sponsor organizations.
On-line voting will establish RSRA financial involvement where appropriate.