The meeting was called to order at 2:22 PM by President George Mirijanian. Steve
Frymer, Bob Messenger, Robert King, Gus Gosselin, and Ken Ballou were present.
Treasurer's Report: Bob Messenger presented the
treasurer's report for Dec. 2005. A motion was made (Ballou, Gosselin) to
approve the treasurer's report, which passed (6-0).
Membership Report: Bob Messenger gave the membership
stats to the board. The report showed 282 adults, 41 family, 389 junior, and
216 life for a total of
928 voting members. Total membership is 1172 (which includes 173 prison,
40 subscriber, 19 exchange, 6 library, 4 comp, and 2 clubs).
Motion: (Messenger, Mirijanian) To approve Paris
Finley of Greenfield as a MACA life member. Passed (6-0).
The Tournament Coordinator's Report was given by Bob Messenger.
Motion: (Frymer, Ballou) To approve the tournament
coordinator's report. Passed (6-0).
Scholastics: Motion: (Messenger, Ballou) To
approve Steve Frymer as Scholastic Committee Chairman. Passed (6-0).
Motion: (Messenger, Gosselin) To put the names of
Steve Frymer, Ken Ballou, and George Mirijanian on the ballot for Delegates to
the USCF Delegates
Convention for 2007. Passed (6-0).
Pillsbury Grave Marker Project Report: George Mirijanian
reported that he, and possibly others, will be going to the Reading Town Hall
on Tuesday Feb 7 to
meet with officials to get their approval for the improvement of the grave
Robert Barry Chess Books Donation Report: George
Mirijanian reported that MACA has valued the book donation at one thousand
dollars so that Robert Barry will get a one thousand dollar tax deduction for
his gift to MACA. MACA will hold an auction at the Mass Open, as a MACA
MACA Election: The following candidates were nomination
at the board meeting for the upcoming MACA Election: For President -
Robert King, For Vice President - Steve Frymer, For Treasurer - Bob Messenger,
And For Directors - Ken Ballou, and Gus Gosselin.
The meeting was adjourned at 4:08 PM.