Our Youth make good showing the Pepsi Northern Californian Semi-Finals

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Today I had the honor to watch our youth make us proud as they found wet conditions and held their own.

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February 29th USBC Board Minutes

Napa Sonoma USBC Association

MINUTES

February 29, 2016

 

Call to Order:

Meeting called to order by Dan Roberts at 9:35am

Pledge of Allegiance:  Dan Roberts led us in the Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call:  

Present were:  Dan Roberts, Tracy Wyckoff, Dianne Bartke, Patrick Havens, Pierre Plumel, Sandra Davis, Bill Pressey, Rhoda Campbell, Douglas Campbell and Paul Fjellman.

Jr. Board Members:  Ariana Nijem, Andrea Nijem, Joseph Havens, Melody Neal.

Excused:    Jose Mendoza, Shirl Briscoe Mendoza and Renee Robles

Reading and Approval of Minutes:

Minutes were read.  Motion made by Patick Havens and seconded by Pierre Plumel to accept minutes as read.

Association Managers Report:   Dianne reported that there was $6,883.98 the checking account and $45,214.32 in the scholarship fund.

Presidents Report:  Dan reported that Brian Mecham resigned effective January 30, 2016 due to family needs.  Applications for a new Association Manager will be posted with a closing date of February 12, 2016.  Dan Announced that he would be resigning after elections at the general meeting and Pierre Plumel will also be resigning at that time.

Committee Reports:

Audit and Finance:  Dianne now has the books and is working on an audit.

Lane Inspection:  Completed.

City Tournament:  City tournament was cancelled due to the changing of Assistant Managers and there was not sufficient time to properly advertise and put a tournament together.  It was decided to have a Senior City Tournament and a BVL tournament.

Legislative/Policy and procedures:  No Report

Nor. Cal and Travel

Publicity/Promotional/Historical:   Dianne to give Patrick last years book.

BVL:  Dianne will start work on a BVL tournament.

Membership:  Becci Huffman and Douglas Campbell were introduced to the board and accepted as temporary directors until the official elections in April.

Scholarship:  Dan reported that the scholarship forms have been sent to the various schools for students to apply for our bowling scholarship.

Youth Program:  Patrick reported that the Jr. City Tournament was very successful and that there were three six hundred series bowled.

Board Social:  Tabled at this time.

Nominating:  The nominating committee will be gathering all applications for officers and directors to place on the ballot at the general meeting to be held on April 24, 2016.

Old Business:   None to report

New Business:  It was suggested that a new computer be bought for the association to replace the outdated one that can no longer function for the association’s business.  Patrick said he could probably get one for approximately $300 to 350.  A motion was made and seconded by several people to spend $300 for a new computer.  Motion passed.

Meeting adjourned10:41 am

 

NEXT BOARD MEETING:

Date:   Sunday March 20, 2016

Time:    9:30 am 

Place:   Room off of the Coffee Shop

 

ADDENDUM:

A special board meeting was held to vote on some new equipment for the association.  A motion was made by Pierre Plumel and seconded by Patrick Havens.  Motion passed.

 
 

2016 Napa Senior Tournament

A Senior City Tournament is to be held at Napa Bowl on Tuesday March 22 and Wednesday, March 23.
Team event will be on Tuesday at 10:00 am
Doubles and Singles on Wednesday at 10:00 am.
Check in time is 9:30 am.
Entries close on Saturday, March 19th.
Cost is $20 per event and $5 for All Events.
 
 

Apply to be a Director!

If you are interested in having a say, helping out and furthering the sport of bowling the Napa-Sonoma USBC is always on the lookout for Directors.  As always you can talk to any of the directors that are down the bowl, but if you’d rather just skip that step, find the application at the link below and just provide it to the front desk and they’ll make sure it makes it into the Association mailbox.

http://www.nsusbc.com/application-for-directors/

 
 

January 2016 Minutes

Napa Sonoma USBC Association

MINUTES

January 31, 2016

 

Call to Order:

Meeting called to order by Dan Roberts at 9:32am

Pledge of Allegiance: Dan Roberts led us in the Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call:  

Present were: Dan Roberts, Tracy Wyckoff, Dianne Bartke, Patrick Havens, Pierre Plumel, Steve Lederer and Paul Fjellman.

Jr. Board Members: Ariana Nijem, Andrea Nijem, Joseph Havens, Melody Neal.

Excused:  Jose Mendoza, Bill Pressey, Shirl Briscoe Mendoza and Sandi Davis.

Reading and Approval of Minutes:

Minutes were read. Motion made by Steven Lederer to accept minutes as read, seconded by Patrick Havens. Minutes approved as read.

Association Managers Report:   There was no Association Managers Report or Financial report available.

Presidents Report: Dan reported that Brian Mecham resigned effective January 30, 2016 due to family needs. Applications for a new Association Manager will be posted with a closing date of February 12, 2016. Dan Announced that he would be resigning after elections at the general meeting and Pierre Plumel will also be resigning at that time.

Committee Reports:

Audit and Finance: Dianne is waiting to receive the books from Brian for an audit.

Lane Inspection: Completed.

City Tournament: City tournament will be held the first week end in March. We will have Team event on Saturday at noon with single and doubles to follow at 3 pm. Sunday will have singles and doubles at 10 am and team event at 1 pm.

Legislative/Policy and procedures: No Report

Nor. Cal and Travel: Next meet will be on February 14th in Petaluma with Napa hosting in May.

Publicity/Promotional/Historical: No Report

BVL: No Report

Membership: Dianne reported that there have been some new members added to various leagues.

Scholarship: Dan has the scholarship forms and will get them to the school around the first of February.

Youth Program: The Pepsi Tournament will be held at Fireside Lanes in Sacramento on March 13 and 14th. Local City Tournament will be February 20 and 21st.

Board Social: Tabled at this time.

Nominating: Two new board member applications were submitted to the board for consideration. The two applicants were present at the meeting and introduced. Dan accepted them to the board as conditional until elections at the general meeting. Our two new directors are: Rhoda Campbell and Renee Robles.

Old Business: None to report

New Business: None

Meeting adjourned: 10:33 am

 

NEXT BOARD MEETING:

Date: Sunday, February 28, 2016

Time:   9:30 am

Place: Room off of the Coffee Shop

 

 
 

Board Minutes – December 6, 2015

Napa Sonoma USBC Association

MINUTES

December 6, 2015

Call to Order:

Meeting called to order by Dan Roberts at 9:35am

Pledge of Allegiance: Dan Roberts led us in the Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call:  

Present were: Dan Roberts, Tracy Wyckoff, Dianne Bartke, Brian Mecham, Patrick Havens, Pierre Plumel,

Paul Fjellman, Sandi Davis, Bill Pressey and Shirl Briscoe Mendoza.

Jr. Board Members: Ariana Nijem, Andrea Nijem, Joseph Havens, Melody Neal.

Excused: Steve Lederer, Jose Mendoza.

Reading and Approval of Minutes:

Minutes were read. Motion made to accept the minutes with correction and seconded Bill Pressey and Pierre Plumel.

Association Managers Report:

Brian reported that the checking account had a balance of $12,422.81 and the scholarship account had a balance of $44,418.91.

Presidents Report: Dan reported that Brian Mecham will be stepping down at the end of July and that a committee will be formed to select a new Association Manager.

Committee Reports:

Audit and Finance: Dianne Asked for an Audit of the books and that up to $500.00 be spent on the fee to have the books audited. Motion made by Patrick and seconded by Sandi. Motion carried.

Lane Inspection: Completed. House now using fire and ice but will be returning to just fire oil pattern.

City Tournament: City tournament will be held the first week end of March and if there is not enough interest Brian will be checking with USBC to see if we can cancel city tournament for this year.

Legislative/Policy and procedures: Tracy Wyckoff will contact committee members to set up a date to go over the by-laws.

Nor. Cal and Travel: Next scheduled for Fremont some time in January.

Publicity/Promotional/Historical: Patrick needs to get a copy of the yearbook.

BVL: A meeting of BVL committee members will be set up to start working on BVL date and rules.

Membership: No Report

Scholarship: Scholarship forms to go to the high schools in January.

Youth Program: Looking good. Chris Milne shot a 714 scratch series. Pepsi qualifying is coming and the sections is in Rocklin. Next Adult No-Tap is January 9th.

Board Social: Tabled at this time.

Nominating: Dianne is still working on getting candidates for the available offices.

Old Business: None to report

New Business: None

Meeting adjourned: 10:41 am

 

NEXT BOARD MEETING:

Date: Sunday, January 31, 2016

Time:   9:30 am

Place: Room off of the Coffee Shop

 

 
 

October 25, 2015 Board Minutes & Announcement

Membership Meeting Sunday, December 6th in Room 3 at Napa Bowl

Voting will be done for various positions and State and National Conventions

Napa Sonoma USBC Association

MINUTES

October 25, 2015

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Your Board Meeting Minutes – September 27, 2015

Napa Sonoma USBC Association
MINUTES
September 27, 2015

Call to Order:
Meeting called to order by Dan Roberts at 9:33am
Pledge of Allegiance: Dan Roberts led us in the Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call:
Present were: Dan Roberts, Tracy Wyckoff, Dianne Bartke, Patrick Havens, Bill Pressey, Steve Lederer, Pierre Plumel.
Excused: Jose Mendoza, Brian Mecham, Jackie Cclayton
Absent: Sandra Davis, Shirl Briscoe-mendoza
Reading and Approval of Minutes:
Minutes were read. Motion made by Steve Lederer to accept minutes as read, with the exception that Jose Mendoza name be removed as it was typed in twice, seconded by Patrick Havens. Minutes approved as read with the corrections.
Association Managers Report:
Due to Brian’s absence there was no manager’s report.
Presidents Report: The preliminary list for committee assignments were passed around for any corrections or additions.
Committee Reports:
Audit and Finance: No Report
Lane Inspection: No Report.
City Tournament: No Report
Legislative/Policy and procedures: No Report
Nor. Cal and Travel: Napa team will travel to Stars in Vacaville
Publicity/Promotional/Historical: No Report
BVL: Dan Souza has given the ok for a BVL tournament to be held at Napa Bowl. More details to follow.
Membership: No Report
Scholarship: No Report
Youth Program: This seasons youth program has started and is down about 10 bowlers over-all.
Board Social: Tabled at this time.
Nominating: No Report
Old Business: None to report
New Business: The board welcomed Paul Fjellman to the meeting. A motion was made by Steve Lederer to accept Paul to the board. The motion was seconded by Bill Pressey. Motion carried and Paul was accepted.
Meeting adjourned: 10:12 am
NEXT BOARD MEETING:
Date: Sunday, October 25, 2015
Time: 9:30 am
Place: Room off of the Coffee Shop

 
 

August 30, 2015 Minutes

Napa Sonoma USBC Association
MINUTES
August 30, 2015

Call to Order:
Meeting called to order by Dan Roberts at 9:33am
Pledge of Allegiance: Dan Roberts led us in the Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call:
Present were: Dan Roberts, Tracy Wyckoff, Dianne Bartke, Shirl Briscoe-Mendoza, Patrick Havens, Bill Pressey, Steve Lederer, Pierre Plumel.
Excused: Jose Mendoza, Brian Mecham, Sandra Davis
Absent: Kevin Mecham, Daulton Hippauf, Jackie Clayton
Reading and Approval of Minutes:
Minutes were read. Motion made by Steve Lederer to accept minutes as read, with the exception that Jose Mendoza name be removed as it was typed in twice, seconded by Pierre. Minutes approved as read with the one correction.
Association Managers Report:
Due to Brian’s absence there was no manager’s report.
Presidents Report:
Dan Roberts asked directors to sign up for coverage of leagues. Alternates were also selected. Directors will check in each month with league Secretaries and Presidents. Dan asked the directors to attend each league meeting that they represented to explain the proposed city tournament format to each league.
Committee Reports:
Audit and Finance: No Report
Lane Inspection: No Report.
City Tournament: Discussion on new proposed format.
Legislative/Policy and procedures: No Report
Nor. Cal and Travel: Napa team will travel to Stockton at Pacific Ave. Bowl.
Publicity/Promotional/Historical: Patrick said he needed the book from Dan to add to the web site.
BVL: No Report
Membership: No Report
Scholarship: No Report
Youth Program: Dan reported that they will be extending the length of the Jr. Leagues this year to give bowlers a longer time to bowl before the Pepsi Tournament.
Board Social: Tabled at this time.
Nominating: None
Old Business: None
New Business: Board members asked about increasing the practice time, Dan said he would talk to the house about increasing practice time to 7 minutes.

Meeting adjourned: 10:25 am
NEXT BOARD MEETING:
Date: Sunday, September 27, 2015 at
Time: 9:30 am
Place: Room off of the Coffee Shop

 
 

Board Minutes for July 26th

Napa Sonoma USBC Association

MINUTES

July 26, 2015

 

Call to Order:

Meeting called to order by Dan Roberts at 9:31am

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call:  

Present were: Dan Roberts, Tracy Wyckoff, Dianne Bartke, Shirl Briscoe-Mendoza, Patrick Havens, Bill Pressey,Sandra Davis, Steve Lederer, Pierre Plumel.

Excused: Jose Mendoza, Brian Mecham, Jose Mendoza.

Unexcused: Kevin Mecham, Daulton Hippauf.

Two guests were in attendance, Bev Creech and Renee Robles.

Reading and Approval of Minutes:

Minutes were read. Motion made by Patrick to accept minutes as read, seconded by Pierre

Association Managers Report:

Due to Brian’s absence there was no managers report.

Presidents Report:

Dan Roberts asked directors to sign up for coverage of a league. Alternates were also selected. Directors will check in each month with league Secretaries and Presidents.

Committee Reports:

Audit and Finance: No report

Lane Inspection: No report – Lanes already inspected for the 2015-16 season.

City Tournament: No Report

.Legislative/Policy and procedures: Should be meeting soon to go over by-laws to up-date them.

Nor. Cal and Travel: Napa team won 4 games at the last meet.

Publicity and Promotional/Historical: No Report

BVL: Dan mentioned that he will talk to Dan Sousa about hosting a BVL tournament at Napa Bowl.

Membership: No Report

Scholarship: A Scholarship of $1,000 was awarded to Natalie Melton.

Youth Program: No Report as leagues have not started.

Board Social: Tabled at this time.

Nominating: None

Old Business: The bowling ball donated for the Pepsi tournament will be taken to Sacramento to be given to the winner.

New Business: Bev Creech brought up the subject of why there are no averages turned in to USBC. Bowlers have been calling league secretaries to get this information. Dan reported that there have been several issues with the USBC program and that it was to be shut down for a 24 hour period to up-grade and fix all of the problems.

Dan announced that there are some opening on the board and asked all Directors to check with their represented leagues to see if anyone was interested in becoming a board member.

Meeting adjourned: 11 am

NEXT BOARD MEETING:   Sunday, August 30, 2015 – 9:30 am Room off of the Coffee Shop