Minutes of Board Meeting
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Chef's Palette Café & Grill - Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

The meeting was called to order at 5:10 PM.
In attendance were the following board members: Wayne M Lampert, President Peter Berlin, Vice President, Carlos Banks, Treasurer, Richard Stafford, Joe Ogni.

Absent: Absent: Lee Smolinski, Paul Cook, Teresa Nix, Paul Alterman

Secretary's Report - - As the Secretary was not in attendance it was not reviewed.

Treasurer's Report - December and End of the Year financial reports were reviewed and approved. Current balance is $4,813.30.

Committee Reports:
Future Programs and Locations
Peter Berlin presented future venues:
February 19, 2008 - Marriott Hotel West Palm Beach March 18, 23008 - Embassy Suites Deerfield Beach

Tennis Outing:
Peter Berlin present an idea about a tennis tournament. A survey will be sent to the members about their interest in tennis or golf.

Carlos Banks reviewed the list of perspective new members and the list of who's dues were still outstanding.

New transfer in from Chicago member Art Stark had knee surgery.

BMW Funr:
Donate $250.00 plus any funds collect for the fund ($15) to the Florimond Volckaert Fund

Report on Young SKAL
is being made and a March presentation is being planned

Review of the slate of officers for election at the general meeting tonight.

Wayne M Lampert - President Directors:
Teresa Nix - Vice PresidentPaul Alterman
Paul Cook - SecretaryJoe Ogni
Beth Cohen-Knott - TreasurerLee Smolinski
 Len Stone

Executive Secretary Treasurer:- Carlos Banks has been appointed as Executive Secretary Treasurer of our club.

SIUSA Representative's Report:- Discussion on the upcoming SIUSA National Committee meeting in Philadelphia. Also items on the agenda, including the request of Skal International Miami were discussed. Wayne Lampert will be going to represent of interests. The board asked Wayne to also contact Lee Smolinski to request his attendance.

Old Business - None

The meeting was adjourned at 6:15PM.

Respectfully Submitted,

Carlos R. Banks