Tuesday, 16 June 2015 09:09

UPDATE - Tubing Trip to Gruene on June 27, 2015

Written by atc admin

ATC is Tubing in Gruene! 


Howdy Ladies and Gentlemen, 

In response to the success of last year's river floating adventure, we are planning our 2nd river floating for June 27, 2015 in beautiful Gruene, Texas.


(I know the web site said San Marcos, but due to the recent flooding in the region, there is concern about the river being floatable at that time)


 

WHO IS INVITED: This is an open event to all members and guests.  


 

WHEN: June 27, 2015 11AM (Thats when we will be meeting at the tubing company) 


 

WHERE: Gruene River Company - 1404 Gruene Road, New Braunfels, TX 78130 (It just over the bridge)


(There is ample parking at their location and the town of Gruene is short walk away for those who want to spend time there after we finish floating. The Guadelupe River should be ready to float, but in the event it is too high, the company has a shuttle that will transport us to the float in New Braunfels and then retrieve and return us to the company's location in Gruene after the float. 

 http://gruenerivercompany.com/site/ )


 

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


 

So grab your bathing suit, sunscreen, and glasses and lets hit the river ATC style!


 Hope to see you all there! 


 

Troy 

Greetings members, 


Without further ado, I officially open this year's elections for the 2015 -2016 Austin Tennis Club Board of Directors with a call for nominations for all board positions. 

The period for nominations will extend until June 15th. All nominations should be sent via email to both the Membership Coordinator (Deb Majumdar at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) and the Secretary (Mike Sepulveda at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). 

As I stated in my previous email, any member of the club can nominate another member or themselves for any of the board positions  as long as the member is in good standing with the club and current on their dues.  Below is information about the specific duties of each position. 

1.    President 
The President shall be Chief Executive Officer of the Association. He or she will preside at General Membership and Board meetings, call for Board meetings, preserve order, form committees and appoint committee chairmen as required, appoint members, call committee meetings, and see that the officers and committees perform their respective duties. The President shall also seek club sponsorship opportunities to accomplish the organization’s goals. Officers shall report to the President. 

2.    Vice President 
The Vice President shall assist the President in the performance of his or her duties and shall exercise the powers of the President in his or her absence or in the case of the President’s death, removal, or resignation. The Vice President shall oversee the ladder committee and other working committees as designated by President and the Board.  

3.    Secretary 
The Secretary shall record all minutes at general membership and Board meetings and disseminate to ATC members and board members information from minutes.  The Secretary shall ensure procedures are followed at meetings, maintain and archive records of ATC business, document decisions made by the Board of Directors, notify appropriate members of scheduled meetings.   The Secretary shall be responsible for maintaining the ATC contact list, with all organizations, individuals and other G&L tennis clubs and assist in the writing and mailing of ATC newsletters, or other correspondence, as required. 

4.    Treasurer 
The Treasurer shall oversee, monitor, and report on the financial records, including receipts and disbursements, and financial condition of the Association. He or she will issue a statement on the financial status of the team on a semi-annual basis. He or she will reimburse members for general ATC expenses and capital expenditures, publish an annual financial report of the Association, and provide financial reports of the Association to the Board of Directors at least quarterly.   The Treasurer will disperse ATC funds, only as approved by the ATC Executive Board. The treasurer shall keep correct and complete books and records of account for at least three years.  

5.    Communications Director
The Communications Director shall be responsible for maintaining all of ATC’s e-communications, like the groups.  Yahoo! Bulletin board, clubs Yahoo! Accounts, Austin Gay Sports Recreation website page and the ATC website. The Communications Director shall work with the respective directors and chairs to ensure that the contents of the website are accurate and current.  Specifically, he or she shall work with the rest of the Board officers to ensure the information reflected on the website is current and accurate.

6.    Membership Director 
The Membership Director will be responsible for maintaining an accurate membership roster. He or she will bill members for annual dues and tournament supplemental fees, and issue receipts for payment. He or she will also develop programs to maintain and/or expand membership levels as requested by the Board. Finally, the Membership Director will be responsible for welcoming new members to the Association. 

7.    Social  Director 
The Social Director shall be in charge of initiating, planning, and carrying out all social functions and activities.

8.    Competitive Tennis Director
The  Competitive Tennis Director shall be in charge of organizing the Team Tennis and Club Championship competitions, as well as coordinating with the Texas Cup captain(s) for putting together the team and the logistics of the tournament when it is the Club’s turn to host.

There is still plenty of time for those interested in running for the board to contact the current position holder to ask them any questions they might have. The current board members contact information is location of the ATC website http://www.austintennisclub.com/new/after-you-join.  

Once nominated, candidates will be contacted directly by the membership coordinator and secretary to either accept or decline their nomination. Those who accept their nomination will be asked to submit a picture of themselves and short platform for their candidacy to the secretary and membership director. This information will be presented to the membership when the voting period begins on June 16th.   

If anyone has any questions about the election process, please don't hesitate to contact Deb, Mike, or myself. 

With that said, lets the nominations role and looking forward to a great election. Have a great week. 

Troy

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 06:59

Tubing Trip to San Marcos on June 27

Written by atc admin

Tubing in San Marcos! 

ATC invites you to beat the heat with us this summer with an afternoon of tubing the river in San Marcos on June 27. We will be sending out more information about the event soon, but wanted to get the date out there so everyone can get it on their calendar. 

Last year's trip was great fun and we hope to have an even larger turn out this year. 


Stay tuned!

 

Monday, 25 May 2015 22:09

Reminder about this year's board elections!

Written by atc admin

Dear members, 


I wanted to send out one final reminder about the upcoming elections for ATC's Board of Directors. As I explained in my previous notification, new board elections will officially be called on June 1, 2015. All board member positions will be up for election at that time.  Once this year's elections are called on June 1st, nominations will be open until June 15th.  Any member of the club can nominate another member or thesleves. Below I have provided some information about the duties of each board position. 

B. Specific Duties
The following is a non-exclusive list of duties for individual officers.

1.    President 
The President shall be Chief Executive Officer of the Association. He or she will preside at General Membership and Board meetings, call for Board meetings, preserve order, form committees and appoint committee chairmen as required, appoint members, call committee meetings, and see that the officers and committees perform their respective duties. The President shall also seek club sponsorship opportunities to accomplish the organization’s goals. Officers shall report to the President. 

2.    Vice President 
The Vice President shall assist the President in the performance of his or her duties and shall exercise the powers of the President in his or her absence or in the case of the President’s death, removal, or resignation. The Vice President shall oversee the ladder committee and other working committees as designated by President and the Board.  

3.    Secretary 
The Secretary shall record all minutes at general membership and Board meetings and disseminate to ATC members and board members information from minutes.  The Secretary shall ensure procedures are followed at meetings, maintain and archive records of ATC business, document decisions made by the Board of Directors, notify appropriate members of scheduled meetings.   The Secretary shall be responsible for maintaining the ATC contact list, with all organizations, individuals and other G&L tennis clubs and assist in the writing and mailing of ATC newsletters, or other correspondence, as required. 

4.    Treasurer 
The Treasurer shall oversee, monitor, and report on the financial records, including receipts and disbursements, and financial condition of the Association. He or she will issue a statement on the financial status of the team on a semi-annual basis. He or she will reimburse members for general ATC expenses and capital expenditures, publish an annual financial report of the Association, and provide financial reports of the Association to the Board of Directors at least quarterly.   The Treasurer will disperse ATC funds, only as approved by the ATC Executive Board. The treasurer shall keep correct and complete books and records of account for at least three years.  

5.    Communications Director
The Communications Director shall be responsible for maintaining all of ATC’s e-communications, like the groups.  Yahoo! Bulletin board, clubs Yahoo! Accounts, Austin Gay Sports Recreation website page and the ATC website. The Communications Director shall work with the respective directors and chairs to ensure that the contents of the website are accurate and current.  Specifically, he or she shall work with the rest of the Board officers to ensure the information reflected on the website is current and accurate.

6.    Membership Director 
The Membership Director will be responsible for maintaining an accurate membership roster. He or she will bill members for annual dues and tournament supplemental fees, and issue receipts for payment. He or she will also develop programs to maintain and/or expand membership levels as requested by the Board. Finally, the Membership Director will be responsible for welcoming new members to the Association. 

7.    Social  Director 
The Social Director shall be in charge of initiating, planning, and carrying out all social functions and activities.

8.    Competitive Tennis Director
The  Competitive Tennis Directorr shall be in charge of organizing the Team Tennis and Club Championship competitions, as well as coordinating with the Texas Cup captain(s) for putting together the team and the logistics of the tournament when it is the Club’s turn to host.

The board is also responsible for selecting the Tournament Director for ATC's annual Heart of Texas (HOT) tournament. If any member is interested in serving in this position and feels they have want to it takes to put on a great tournament, please contact the club president (Troy Sonnenberg) or last year's tournament director (Aubrey Wilkerson).

I again encourage any member interested in running for a position on the board to contact the current position holder in order to ask them any questions they might have. The current board members contact information is location of the ATC website http://www.austintennisclub.com/new/after-you-join.  

Serving on the board can be a great oppotunity for members to get more involved in the club and provide them with the opportunity to implement new programs and activities for the club. 

Looking forward to a great election! 

 

Sincerely, 

 

Troy Sonnenberg

 

Huge CONGRATULATIONS to our own Ketan Marballi who won the C Division Singles at the Queen City Open in Cininnati, Ohio earlier this month! The charity their club selected to support for the tournament is called Buddy Up Tennis, which focuses on introducing tennis and fitness for children and adults with Down Syndrome. Congrats again Ketan! 

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