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Ray Yuenger
Ray Yuenger
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Member Since
Aug. 27, 2012
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Bridge Player
about me

Hobbies: duplicate bridge; sticking needles in over- and under-inflated thought balloons

Conduct and Ethics Chair, District 21, since 2008

Former club director

Unit columnist since 1999 in Contract Bridge Forum and now the Diamond in the Ruff newsletter

Unit President since 2008,  board member since 1999

District Vice-President

Executive Editor, Diamond in the Ruff

Retired appellate attorney

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Member of Bridge Club(s)
San Jose Bridge Center
Favorite Tournaments
Sacramento regional
Favorite Conventions
Weak no trump
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
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Memphis Report from BOD Member, District 17
In suggesting that unit boards are not qualified to vote for BoD members, you apparently assume that these other stakeholders-- specifically "owners and patrons of large bridge clubs, owners and patrons of small bridge clubs, attendees and administrators of unit and district tournaments in densely populated areas, attendees and administrators ...
Designing a better "Ecosystem"
Jeff, as the author of about 30 articles in this specialized Forum, surely you can propose a tentative list of the association's objectives. Otherwise, this agendaless meeting is reminiscent of Chris Compton's [url=http://bridgewinners.com/article/view/atlanta-acbl-annual-meeting-any-members-chance-to-make-a-motion/]exhortations[/url] to generate a quorum for a membership ...
Designing a better "Ecosystem"
Perhaps an association would coalesce if you could identify the five (or some small number) most important objectives of the association. Redirect dues to teaching clubs sounds like one of them.
Back to Basics, assumptions about WJOs
You are likely right.
Back to Basics, assumptions about WJOs
"What differs from a direct 2S weak jump overcall versus a 3rd seat weak jump overcall of 2S?" I assume by 3rd seat you mean the passout seat. What is it you are preempting vulnerable if the auction is 1-P-P-2? Edited to delete 2nd paragraph that misread the ...
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Considering the OP described the bidding on the second hand as "bad," I'm not sure how much confirmation he needs from other comments.
Memphis Report from BOD Member, District 17
Jeff L., as you believe unit board members are unqualified to elect District Directors, who do you propose as the electorate? I see you say "club owners" and "much more." Who are the "stakeholders" you have in mind?
Defending a “psych”
David, why encourage John not to read Law 80A, which actually specifies what organizations are the Regulating Authorities? John has already identified one or two Laws that appear to confer superpowers on club directors, so he's not inclined to consider other Laws that may limit that authority. Looking at ...
Defending a “psych”
*Suborning a psych?" Is that one type of collusive cheating?
A provisional Membership
Your summary of the Bulletin indicates that life seems to be a bleak landscape viewed through your eyes.
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