The following Committees were established by Board vote in the recent past: Education, Events, Finance, Planning and Policy. These Committees replaced all and any other Committees that had been previously established.
Chair: Linda Starr
Members: Debbie Katz, Laurie Robbins, Susan Smith, Bill Watson
Charter: To develop and organize educational programs to provide
opportunities for club members to learn more about the game of bridge,
and to improve their skills.
Recent Accomplishments: Developed a comprehensive list of proposed
education programs and an application process with a compensation
structure for instructors. Implemented a 0-49 game on Tuesday evenings for potential and existing novice members.
Chair: Riva Lewinter
Members: John Calderbank, Barbara Fletcher, Sharon Kochen, Ted Kwash,
Pam Lombardo, Bill Wininger, Tina Yablonski
Charter: To identify and implement new ideas for events at the club, for the benefit of our members and our community, and to attract publicity for the club.
Recent Accomplishments: Developed an annual events calendar. Organized a "Cards for Kids" fundraiser game and initiated an "Eight is Enough" team game.
Chair: John Dinius
Members: Ann Hudson, Pam Lombardo, Mary Petit
Charter: To oversee the accuracy of financial statements and reports
and to identify and implement strategies to improve the financial
effectiveness of the club.
Recent Accomplishments: Developed a five year financial plan and an
annual budget for the current fiscal year. Selected new bookkeeping
software to promote more efficient and accurate record keeping.
Chair: Felix Springer
Members: John Calderbank, Donna Feir, Tom Joyce, Riva Lewinter, Rollin
Shank, Mike Wavada
Charter: To determine and implement strategies and effective tools and
means to ensure the club's continued vibrancy and success over the
Recent Accomplishments: Conducted extensive survey of other clubs to
determine best practices and to develop ideas for attracting and
retaining members. Surveyed new members to solicit feedback on their
experience at the club.
Chair: Tom Joyce
Members: Roger Pikor, Pat Salve
Charter: To review all aspects of club governance, including the
by-laws and club policies, to identify and implement opportunities for
Recent Accomplishments: Surveyed other clubs to facilitate the
evaluation of best practices.