2022 – 2023

Board of Directors


Operating Procedures


Larry Boyles, President

The President of this organization shall be duly elected by membership ballot annually. The President shall preside at all meetings, act as an ex-officio member of all committees, assume responsibility of the DRGA Operating Procedures, and ensure the publication of the club’s newsletter. The President will have signature authority for all DRGA Banking accounts. The President shall establish additional committees when required. Should the office of the President become permanently vacant for any reason, the Vice-president shall become the President of the Association through the remainder of the term.

The Vice-president of this organization shall be duly elected by membership ballot annually. The Vice-president shall assume the duties of the President if absent and serve as Tournament Chairperson. The Vice-president shall therefore be responsible for all tournament events, including the planning, organization and dispute resolution. The Vice-President will have signature authority for all DRGA Banking accounts. Should the office of Vice-president become permanently vacant for any reason, the Board of Directors shall elect from itself a replacement for the remainder of the term. The President shall then appoint a non-elected candidate from the last election to fill the open Director at large position. The new Director will be the member receiving the next highest number of votes in the last election.

Bob Simonis, Vice President

Jeff Arredondo, Secretary

The Secretary of this organization shall be duly elected by membership ballot annually. The Secretary shall keep the minutes of all board meetings and general membership meetings. The Secretary shall also follow-up on all action items from the previous meeting. Upon notification from the Treasurer, the Secretary is responsible to provide “DRGA Information” packets within 30 days of receipt of new or renewal membership applications.

The Secretary shall ensure the availability of membership applications, tournament sign-up forms, and tournament schedules. The Secretary will also assist the Board with all functions concerning forms and membership information. The Secretary will have signature authority for all DRGA Banking accounts. Should the office of Secretary become permanently vacant for any reason, the Board of Directors shall elect from itself a replacement for the remainder of the term. The President shall then appoint a non-elected candidate from the last election to fill the open Director at large position. The new Director will be the member receiving the next highest number of votes in the last election.

The Treasurer shall be appointed by the President and require approval of a two-thirds majority vote of the Board of Directors. The Treasurer will keep a record of all DRGA receipts, and an itemized accounting of all disbursements of funds. The Treasurer shall prepare all checks for disbursement of funds. The Treasurer shall be responsible for a Treasurer’s Report to be presented at each Board of Directors meeting. This Treasurer’s Report will include the most recent bank statement and an estimate of funds available for use by the Board of Directors for the remainder of the calendar year in question. This projection will be designed to assist the Board of Directors in determining how those funds are to be spent. All records will be subject to an audit upon notification of the President. The President may appoint an Audit Committee at any time. The Treasurer SHALL NOT have signature authority for any DRGA Banking account. Should the office of Treasurer become permanently vacant for any reason, the position shall be filled as specified above

Paige Peterson, Treasurer

Brian Herring, Tournament Director

The Tournament Chairman shall be appointed by the President and require approval of a two-thirds majority vote of the Board of Directors. The Tournament Chairperson shall be responsible for all tournament events, including the planning, organization, scoring oversight and dispute resolution.

The Handicap Chairman shall be appointed by the President and require approval of a two-thirds majority vote of the Board of Directors. The Handicap Chairperson will be responsible for computing initial and ongoing handicaps for all club members, updating the DRGA and AGA handicap databases following each tournament event, and having such updated handicaps posted as soon as possible thereafter, but prior to the next tournament. The posting of handicap information shall include a posting showing the members last six tournament scores at a minimum. The Handicap Chairperson performs tournament handicap validation and scorecard preparation. The Handicap Chairperson will be required to have, or obtain within a reasonable amount of time as specified by the Board of Directors, USGA / AGA Handicap Chairperson certification for this position. The Handicap Chairperson will serve as the only official liaison between the AGA and the DRGA. Of particular importance is ensuring that DRGA and AGA membership totals match, and that the AGA maintains operation of the automated handicap system. This includes covering all costs including computer hardware, software and phone charges. Should the office of Handicap Chairperson become permanently vacant for any reason, the position shall be filled as specified above.

Ed Sarlo, Handicap Chairman and Director-at Large

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The Web Master shall be appointed by the President and require approval of a two-thirds majority vote of the Board of Directors. The Web Master will maintain a Web Site for the membership that will be updated a minimum of twice per month. Minimum content will include sections on club news, tournament results, handicap listings, upcoming events, tee times, and useful web links. The Web Master shall also maintain a current membership list with addresses and phone numbers, and shall make copies available to the President, Treasurer, Handicap Chairman and Pro Shop. The Web Master shall be responsible for sending communications to the Membership as directed by the Board and shall distribute the News Letter to the membership. Should the office of Web Master become permanently vacant for any reason, the position shall be filled as specified above.

Steve Ching, Webmaster and Director-at-Large

Sean Tonge, Director-At-Large

Todd Batt, Director-At-Large

There shall be six duly elected Directors at Large. The Directors are elected to two-year terms, with three to be elected on the odd year and three on the even year. The Directors at Large, under the guidance of the President, shall ensure that the committee chairpersons and committees’ function properly, ensure all DRGA debts are paid, be responsible to assist committee chairpersons where needed, and govern club activities and functions in general. Exceptions to this would be those procedures where a change would require a membership vote. The Directors at Large shall also call a general membership meeting at least once per year or when deemed necessary. Should a Director at Large position become permanently vacant for any reason, the President shall appoint a non-elected candidate from the last election. The new Director will be the member receiving the next highest number of votes in the last election. Should that member not accept the position, the President will continue through the list of non-elected candidates until a non-elected candidate accepts the appointment and is approved by a two-thirds majority vote of the Board of Directors. Should no non-elected candidate accept appointment, the President shall select for consideration any member at large to fill the vacancy for the remainder of the term. This selection by the President will however require approval of a two-thirds majority vote of the Board of Directors. Election results shall become part of the Secretary’s minutes at the following board meeting.

j) The Board of Directors with voting privileges shall consist of the above duly elected or appointed officers, including the President, Vice-president, Secretary, Treasurer and six Directors at Large. Should a Director at large hold an appointed position, they shall still only have one vote

There shall be six duly elected Directors at Large. The Directors are elected to two-year terms, with three to be elected on the odd year and three on the even year. The Directors at Large, under the guidance of the President, shall ensure that the committee chairpersons and committees’ function properly, ensure all DRGA debts are paid, be responsible to assist committee chairpersons where needed, and govern club activities and functions in general. Exceptions to this would be those procedures where a change would require a membership vote. The Directors at Large shall also call a general membership meeting at least once per year or when deemed necessary. Should a Director at Large position become permanently vacant for any reason, the President shall appoint a non-elected candidate from the last election. The new Director will be the member receiving the next highest number of votes in the last election. Should that member not accept the position, the President will continue through the list of non-elected candidates until a non-elected candidate accepts the appointment and is approved by a two-thirds majority vote of the Board of Directors. Should no non-elected candidate accept appointment, the President shall select for consideration any member at large to fill the vacancy for the remainder of the term. This selection by the President will however require approval of a two-thirds majority vote of the Board of Directors. Election results shall become part of the Secretary’s minutes at the following board meeting.

j) The Board of Directors with voting privileges shall consist of the above duly elected or appointed officers, including the President, Vice-president, Secretary, Treasurer and six Directors at Large. Should a Director at large hold an appointed position, they shall still only have one vote

Kurt Watkins, Director-At-Large

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