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Minutes of Meeting

MINUTES OF MEETING held at Sun Palace
Sunday, 16th March 2008
6:00pm - 9:00pm


Marconi Calindas – President
Hapi Gabriel – Secretary/Membership Committee Head
Malou Mendoza – Treasurer/Finance Committee Head
Macoi Aguda – PRO/Tournament Committee Head

Lito Mendoza
Shirley Kim
Juliet Ramos
Ray Sanchez

Joathan Perez
Marlene Peraja
Anette Quiambao
Lucelle Lampera
Janice Bungalos
Marilyn Montano
Edwin Montoya - Vice President
Christy Villaflor - Auditor

I – Grievances/Issues Arising – Marconi Calindas

· The issue last March 10 when Juliet Ramos turned the lights off during the game knowing that the gym will charge NMBF $10 per hour without telling the players has been settled. Juliet Ramos apologized for what she did.
· Another issue was about the officers not paying their dues. It’s been discussed that as approved by the Board Members officers will not pay their monthly dues as their incentives but will pay their Annual membership Fees.
· Marconi also told members that if there’s any grievances or issues, members could approach the officers to resolve the matters. He also encouraged members to join in any committees.
· Marconi will be on vacation from March 22 to April 12. He assigned Hapi Gabriel to fill in for his absence.
· Edwin Montoya was excused during the meeting as he has now found a new job.
· Lucelle Lampera asked the officers if they ever used NMBF fund for their lunch meetings. Marconi said that in his term the officers never used the fund for any meeting expenses. Officers pay for their own food expenses during meetings.
· Business license to be renewed this week.
· Shirley Kim to turn over the used computer donated by Pearson to Hapi Gabriel.

II - Membership Report – Hapi Gabriel

· We have now 50 paid members.
· We have 31 monthly paying members for March.
· 7 new members joined the group
· Hapi is unable to release the newsletter (Badnewz) as his computer is broken but will be released next month.
· NMBF uniform will be available this week.
· Saturday mini tournament is for paid members only.
· Announcement of Saturday Game schedule to publish in Saipan Tribune.

III – Financial Report – Malou Mendoza and Shirley Kim

· January – March quarterly income was $2,115.00.
· Expenses to be reported (i.e. business license renewal, NMASA membership fee, Uniform, etc).
· Gym daytime usage fee raised from $10 to $15 (8am – 11am only).
· Non-members daytime (Mon – Fri) fee is $2.
· Members/players fee every Saturday is $2 (monthly or non-monthly paying members).

IV – Tournament Report – Macoi Aguda

· The tournament will be on April 19, 2008.
· Tournament days will be every Monday and Saturday but still tentative.
· Entry form to be distributed.
· Tournament is for paid members only.
· Players’ classification and pairing to be discussed.
· Entry fees and prize money amount to be determined.
· Juliet Ramos is willing to help in seeking sponsorship.
· Macoi Aguda is seeking volunteers for umpires, scorers, linemen and members for tournament committee.
· Macoi Aguda to meet with his members to finalize the upcoming tournament.
· Jon perez is willing to assist Macoi with the tournament.
· Saturday mini tournament winners to publish in Saipan Tribune.

V – Next Meeting

· Next General Meeting will be next quarter or first week of June.

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