Retrosheet Board Meeting, Arlington, TX

June 17, 1994; start time: 9 pm CDT


First Meeting of the Retrosheet Board of Directors


In Attendance:                          Absent:


        David Smith                             Ron Rakowski

        Sherri Nichols

        David Vincent

        Luke Kraemer



        Doug Pappas

        Arnie Braunstein

        John Rickert

        David Nichols

        Mark Pankin

        Pete Palmer

        Clem Comly

        Pat Morgan

        Tom Tippett

        Neal Traven

        John Styker

        Gary Skoog

        Jerry Wachs

        Ed Luteran




Sponsor         Purpose                         Result

Smith           To amend section 6.4.B of the   4-0-0-1 (Rakowski)

                ByLaws, removing the phrase     [Passed]

                "including a complete financial

                statement".  To add that phrase

                to section 6.5.B.


Nichols         To adopt the ByLaws as amended. 4-0-0-1 (Rakowski)



Kraemer         To elect David Smith as         4-0-0-1 (Rakowski)

                President/Chairman of the Board [Passed]

                and Sherri Nichols as V.P./



Kraemer         To direct the Vice President    4-0-0-1 (Rakowski)

                to revise the data distribution [Passed]

                policy statement per the

                discussion and report back

                to the Board by 7-15-94.


Vincent         To approve the Strat-O-Matic    4-0-0-1 (Rakowski)

                request as presented.           [Passed]


Smith           To direct David Vincent to      4-0-0-1 (Rakowski)

                develop an expense report form  [Passed]

                and report to the Board.


Nichols         To direct the President to      4-0-0-1 (Rakowski)

                develop a conflict of interest  [Passed]

                policy and report to the Board.


Vincent         To authorize the expenditure    3-0-1-1 (Smith abstain;

                of $600 to David W. Smith to             Rakowski abs.)

                reimburse him for his out of    [Passed]

                pocket expense to purchase the

                scoresheet copies from the St.

                Louis Cardinals (our first

                official sheets!)


Vincent         To direct the Treasurer to      4-0-0-1 (Rakowski)

                submit a proposed budget to     [Passed]

                the Board by 7-31-94.


Kraemer         To adjourn                      4-0-0-1 (Rakowski)



Other discussion:


1. Status of Retrosheet (President's report)

2. Policy on data distribution

3. Proposed plans and tasks



Other attachment:


1. Addresses of Board members



David Smith (President)

6 Penncross Circle

Newark, DE 19702

302-731-1570 (h)

302-831-2275 (w)


Sherri Nichols (Vice President)

2555 Dell Avenue

Mountain View, CA 94043

415-962-6011 (w)


Luke Kraemer

P.O. Box 1544

Beaverton, OR 97075-1544



Ron Rakowski

1517 N. Hoffman

Park Ridge, IL 60068



David Vincent

2942 Marsala Court

Woodbridge, VA 22192

703-491-3440 (h)

703-904-3616 (w)