ClubBuzz: Tonight is the Annual Members Meeting

ClubBuzz: Tonight is the Annual Members Meeting

Annual Members Meeting
Friday at 6:00 in The Clubhouse or on Zoom

Friday at 6:00 in The Clubhouse or via Zoom

All Members are invited to attend the:

Annual Members’ Meeting

Date/Time: Friday, October 29th at 6:00 pm
Location: In-person in The Clubhouse or remotely via Zoom.

Documents for the meeting can be found here.


  1. Welcome
  2. Governance
  3. Major Initiatives
    • Membership and Finance
    • Junior Sailing
    • Clubhouse
    • Restaurant
    • Building
    • Club Financials (link)
  4. Closing
  5. Any other business
  6. Questions

Under Item 2 of the Agenda there will be two motions for members to vote upon:

Motion 1: Motion to Amend the Bylaws:
The Members approve amending Section 7.02 of the Bylaws to allow both Directors and/or Full Members to be members or chairs of Board Committees. Specific language for the amendment to be crafted by the Secretary.

Reason for the change: The current bylaws do not allow non-directors to participate in Board Committees. The new language will make the change to allow all Full Members to participate or chair Board Committees.
Proposed language: In section 7.02 of the Bylaws, 

Section 7.02    Board Committees. The Board of Directors may, by resolution adopted by a majority of the directors then in office, create any number of Board Committees, each consisting of at least two Full Members in good standing, who may also be existing directors or officers, to serve at the pleasure of the Board. Appointments to any Board Committee shall be by a majority vote of the directors then in office. The Board, by a vote of the majority of directors then in office, may appoint one or more Full Members in good standing, who may also be existing directors or officers, as alternate members of the committee, who may replace an absent member at any meeting. The President of the Club will appoint one Full Member as chair of the committee, subject to the approval of the Board. Non-Resident in good standing may be appointed to the committee committees as needed to provide specialist expertiseNon-Resident Members shall be non-voting members of the committee.  in good standing do not have voting rights in the committee. Provided that the Board Committee is established and its membership appointed in compliance with this section, a Board Committees may be given all the authority of the Board, except for the powers to:

Motion 2: Motion to Ratify the Appointment of a Director
The Members approve the nomination of Dana Sanderson to serve as a Director in accordance with Section 5.04 of the bylaws.

No other motions were received by the Secretary.

For members wishing to attend in person, please register here or on Slipstream. The as then guidelines for masking and vaccinations in force by the County of San Mateo will apply.

For members wishing to attend via Zoom, please register here.


Kevin Parker
Secretary, The Club at Westpoint

October through December at a glance

   October 2021
   29th, Friday Annual Members Meeting
   November 2021
   5th, Friday Pub Quiz – part 3
   20th, Saturday Thanksgiving Concert
   22nd to 27th, Monday to Friday Cruise-Out to Angel Island

If you have any questions please let me know.

Kevin Parker

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