November 11, 2013 club meeting

Absecon Saltwater Sportsmen

Meeting of November 11, 2013

The meeting was called to order by President Jim Van Daley. The meeting opened with a salute to the flag and a moment of silence for our departed troops.

Secretary’s Report: The minutes of September 23, 2013 were read and approved. There were no minutes from October (no meeting was held).

Treasurer’s Report: The Treasurer’s report was read and approved.

General Account: N/A Charity Account: N/A

Committee Reports:

Trustee Report: No Report.
G.A.C.F. Report: Chinese Auction netted about $6,300.00. Meeting next Wed. night 11/20.
In House Tournament: 2 season long tournaments still ongoing, 2 perch entries have been received and no striper entries as of yet.
Open Tournament: Nothing to report.
Sunshine: Lou Schott was at the meeting and said he is doing well. Jerry Dinger was also at the meeting and is better.

Club Picnic: No report.
Atlantic County Federation: There will be a meeting on Thursday night.
NJ Marine Fisheries: It was reported that New York was trying to get some of NJ’s fluke quota.
Field of Dreams: Nothing to report.
Hooked on Fishing: Nothing to report.
ASWS Web Site/Facebook: The front page has been redone.

Communication: Bank statements and a Staples rewards information.

New Applications: Rob Sponsel was approved for membership.

Unfinished Business:

Jim Van Daley reported that he is working on the permit for the raffle and should have the tickets for the next meeting.

Ed Goldman reported that he still has to contact Typestries Sign & Design about a new banner. He also reported that the Fisherman magazine had done an article about the Field of Dreams and our “Day on the Bay”. A copy was email to the membership.

Installation Dinner: Lou Schott reported that the date for the Installation Dinner has been confirmed for 1/31/14 at the Crab Trap.

New Business:

Jim Van Daley reported that he will have tickets for the Federation dinner at the next meeting. They are still $30.00 per person.


At this time nominations of officers was opened. The following people were nominated:

Sgt. at Arms: Shawn Van Daley

Trustees: Ed Goldman, John Reese, Bob Sussman, Jerry Dinger, Paul Stonerod, Joe Ricciardi and Harry Walker.

Secretary: Bob Cusack

Treasurer: Charlie Elwell

Vice-President: Lou Schott

President: Jim Van Daley

Good of the Order: No report.
Meeting Adjourned, Ed Goldman (For Bob Cusack)
,Recording secretary

Next meeting: Monday, October 14, 2013 at 7:30PM.

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