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IASCA 2016 Minutes of Annual Meeting

IASCA 2016 Minutes of Annual Meeting

April 2, 2016

Meeting called to order by President Vigil at 1 PM

A moment of silence was held in memory of deceased chess players especially past President Roger Gotchall

Secretary’s report read and approved. Jim Freerksen and seconded Christine Denison

Treasurer’s report approved. Rex Grey and seconded by Cub Noble

President’s report--

1. record attendance at Iowa Open

2. largest number of qualifying events for Iowa Championship

3. featured article on-line about 2015 Iowa Open and Pete Karganas had an article in Chess Life about the 2015 Iowa Open

Scholastic Report President Vigil read for Jim Hodina

Financial statement given

Motion to approve by Cub Noble and seconded by Mark Capron

USCF Delegates report by Eric Vigil

Eric serves on both the prison and scholastic committees

Stipend for Denker, Bender and Girls National Tournament proposed at $300 per stipend

Moved by Eric Vigil and seconded by Ron Nurmi



Mark Capron nominated and unanimously approved

Directors 2 positions

Bethany Carson and James Hodina nominated and unanimously approved

2017 USCF Delegates

Eric Vigil nominated as delegate and Robert Keating as alternate

Moved by Mark Capron and seconded by Ron Nurmi approved


Rex Grey will be stepping down referred to IASCA Board

En Passant report


Proposal for a new point structure for qualifying for Iowa Closed. The motion was tabled for board discussion

John Herr nominated for qualifying point report for Iowa closed referred to IASCA Board

Motion to adjourn moved and approved

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