October 8, 2012 club meeting

Absecon Saltwater Sportsmen

Meeting of October 8, 2012

The meeting of the Absecon Saltwater Sportsmen was called to order by President Jim Van Daley. The club performed the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence for our Military.

Secretary’s Report: The minutes of the September 24, 2012 meeting were not read.

Treasurer’s Report: General Account: N/A Charity Account: N/A

Trustee Report: Nothing to report.

G.A.B.T Report: The Chinese auction was held on Sat. October 6th and was a success. Over 400 gifts were given out and about $6,000 was raised.

In House Tournament: Perch and striper still open. Only 1 weigh slip for perch so far..

Open Tournament: We are waiting for the group picture from the “Day on the Bay” event before sending thank you letters to Sponsors and Captains.

Sunshine: Janet Petro is in the hospital. A card will be sent.

Club Picnic: Nothing to report.

Federation: Meeting held on 9/20.

NJ Marine Fisheries:

Atlantic County Federation: Will meet Thursday Oct. 11th.

Field of Dreams: Nothing to report.

Hooked on Fishing: Nothing to report.

Web Site & Facebook: Website was discussed. It was felt that the first page could use some editing. Joe Ricciardi and Bob Cusack will work on that.

Communication: Nothing to report.

New Applications: No new applicants.

Unfinished Business: President Jim VanDaley accidently discarded a check from Red Wing Campground in the trash. He will get another one.

President Van Daley remarked that we still need to send thank-you letters to our sponsors and entrants from the open tournament as well as thank-you letters to for the Day on the Bay. He still has to contact Mr. Joe Brown who took a picture of the kids.

Installation Dinner: Nothing to report.

New Business: Nothing to report.

Elections: At this time nomination of officers for 2013 were opened.

President – Bob Sussman* Shawn Van Daley
Vice-President – Lou Schott*
Recording Secretary – Bob Cusack*
Treasurer – Charlie Elwell
Sgt. At Arms – Shawn Van Daley
Trustees – Joe Ricciardi, John Reese, Jerry Dinger, Harry Walker, Ed Goldman, and Olie Carlson

*These member were not present and will not be considered nominated until contacted and either accept or decline the nomination.

Nominations will reopen in November.

Good of the Order: Nothing to report.

Meeting Adjourned, Ed Goldman acting ,Recording secretary

Monday November 12, 2012 at 7:30PM.

Absecon Saltwater Sportsmen P.O. Box 453 Absecon, NJ 08201