Chapter meeting, May 22, 2010
(at Grace Lutheran Church)
Minutes of board meeting(subject to approval)

Called to order by President Kevin Hennessy at 12:45 pm

32 in attendance

Minutes from October meeting approved

Treasurer's report: $560.83 in the treasury

Events chairman reports that SABR day was a huge success

Some interest in July 17 Twins game, as a replacement for May 22 game-- perhaps 15 or so members might attend

Meeting was attended by members of the Wisconsin SABR chapter. They are soliciting interest in a LaCrosse event to, among other things, attend a Northwoods League game later in summer

Newsletter chairman said that the next newsletter would come out after the June 6 board meeting

There was no website report

Bob Tholkes explained some Quicksteps history and noted that the 2010 season was set to begin, with 15 or 16 events scheduled. A possible Target Field demo at some point in the future is pending. Bob discussed some new rules, necessitated by recent historical discoveries

Membership chair had nothing to report

Research committee chair reported on ongoing convention-book project, with the need to begin assigning articles

Book club chair reported on upcoming event

No Old Business

Three names were placed in nomination for two-year board terms-- Cary Smith, Bob Tholkes, and Jerry Janzen,  Janzen to succeed himself. No other names were placed in nomination. It was moved and seconded to accept the nominations and the three were elected. The three board members whose terms are expiring in 2010 are Gary Hackenmueller, Art Mugalian, and Janzen

There was no other New Business

The meeting was adjourned at 1:10 pm