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Paul Cronin
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July 30, 2010
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District 2 Disciplinary Chair, and creator of the "Online Partnership Desk" used by the ACBL for the Reno, New Orleans, Orlando, Louisville, Seattle, Toronto, Memphis,  Philadelphia, San Francisco,  St. Louis,  Atlanta, Phoenix,  Dallas,  Las Vegas, and Providence  NABCs.

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Canada

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Bridge Centre Of Niagara, Niagara -On-The-Lake Duplicate Bridge Club
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Gold Life Master
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This is a bit labirintic for me
It's not so much labyrinthic as it is labyrinthine.
Just wondering....
D23 has 3400 members, D18 has 2874, and D2 has 7373. D9 (Florida) has over 19,000 members. Easy to see it's not a question of numbers why such a small area gets to be its own unit.
A "Thank You" Would Be Nice !
Am wondering if there is some documentation that the functions of Unit Recorder and Unit Disciplinary Chair were not being well carried out.Were any Unit Recorders or Unit Disciplinary Chairs involved in the extensive debate referred to by Robb? Might be good as well to have a debate about ...
A "Thank You" Would Be Nice !
I remain of the opinion that eliminating these positions is a retrograde step... one of a series of same. The first was taking away the right of club players to send reports/complaints to their Unit Recorder or Unit Charging Party (except in cases of serious breaches of ethics). Now ...
From Bad To Worse!
Thanks for the info, Ray...will have to wait and see how the duties of an "Assistant District Recorder" are defined. Your research about "recent times" is well-taken, although 2007 can still be "recent" to older folks.
From Bad To Worse!
Thanks for the link, Randy....will have to wait until the minutes are published to see what was actually passed.
From Bad To Worse!
Hi Randy...I hadn't heard anything about "district assistant recorders".....nor about Bahar having a plan to eliminate Units. Does anyone else know anything about this?
From Bad To Worse!
Hi Steve...not sure why you're commenting on Unit jurisdiction, as that was covered in my original post. What is the evidence that the current Unit Recorders need training or lack "skill and thorough knowledge of the laws and rules" ? Having been a Unit Recorder myself for some decades ...
From Bad To Worse!
Many thanks, David...much appreciated!
From Bad To Worse!
Hi Alexander...can you provide your source for saying "There are quite a few really tiny units with less than 20 active members" ? With about 165,000 members and 300+ units, the average unit size is about 550.
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