According to the TPYC Bylaws, the Board of Governors of Taylor Pond Yacht Club shall have the general charge and supervision of the affairs of TPYC and may appoint committees, agents and officials not specifically provided for herein. All committees and officials shall be responsible to, and shall report to, the Board of Governors. The Board shall meet as often as deemed necessary.
Meetings of the Board of Governors
Typically the Board of Governors meet twice per month in the late winter and spring (second & fourth Wednesday) via video conference call and once per month (third Wednesday at 6:00) during the summer and fall at the club. Meetings for the year ending after the TPYC season comes to close. Scheduled meetings are found on the Club Calendar and are included in regular club emails in advance of the meetings. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend and contribute to the Board of Governors meetings. A segment of each meeting is dedicated to giving members an opportunity to speak directly to the board about matters of importance to the Club or the membership. If you wish to submit an agenda item for an upcoming meeting please email the Commodore.
Agenda Item Submission Cutoff
Please submit any agenda items at least 2-3 days in advance of the meeting. If you miss the cutoff, come with your item in advance of the meeting to discuss its addition to the agenda with the Commodore; the addition of agenda items after the cutoff is at the discretion of the Commodore.
Board of Governors Meeting Agenda
Board meeting agenda are published on the day prior to the meeting by email to members as well as the members of the Board of Governors for review. The next agenda can be downloaded here on the day prior to the next Board Meeting.
Meeting Minutes & Financial Report from the Purser
Board meeting minutes and the club financial report from the Purser are typically posted during the week of or prior to the meeting here. Please note that access to the minutes is restricted to members, if you attempt to open a set of minutes, you will be asked to enter a password. If you do not know the password for minutes, you can request it from the communication Chair by email.
Committees serve to manage either the activities and needs of the membership or to assume the care and maintenance of the Club and its Facilities. Current active Committees that participate in regular board meetings include: Sailing, Racing, Social, Membership, Communications, Forest, Landscaping. Other committees that attend or report on an as needed basis include: Docks, Tennis Committee, and the recently created, but yet to convene History Committee.
Annual Meeting for All Members
The Board of Governors is also charged with holding the Taylor Pond Yacht Club Annual Meeting. Tradition holds that the Annual Meeting falls on Labor Day (first Monday in September). Members are obliged by nature of their membership at TPYC to have at least one adult from their membership unit attend the Taylor Pond Yacht Club Annual Meeting
Taylor Pond Yacht Club – 2023 Board of Governors
Commodore–Bill Horton email@example.com
Vice-Commodore–Peter Garcia firstname.lastname@example.org
Purser–Leslie Shields email@example.com
Supercargo–Michelle Scott firstname.lastname@example.org
Bosun–Mik Morrisey email@example.com
Member-at-Large–Bob Hayes firstname.lastname@example.org
Member-at-Large–Kathy Lawrence email@example.com
Member-at-Large–Caroline Ward firstname.lastname@example.org
Member-at-Large–Kamal Monga 631-889-9047/kamalmonga65@yahoo-com
Member-at-Large–Steve Walbridge email@example.com
Member-at-Large–Bill Walsh firstname.lastname@example.org