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IJA Board Meeting - July 26, 2001
Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin

Meeting called to order at 4:20pm CDT.

Present: Paul Richmond, Board Chair; Directors Ben Schoenberg, Bill Ritchie, Art Jennings, Andy Ford, Todd Strong, Martin Frost, Katje Sabin; General Manager Norm Schneiderman.

Approval of the Minutes: The minutes of the meeting of July 17, 2001, were not approved at this time.

Board Chair:

Bill nominates Paul, who accepts the nomination.
Katje nominates Martin, who declines the nomination.
Vote: Martin abstains; all others vote for Paul.
Paul Richmond continues as Board Chair.

Member Incentives: (Membership contest)

Martin's list of contest awards is discussed. Board agrees that at least 5 new members must be enrolled for a contestant to be eligible. Board, staff and their families are ineligible.


Paul encourages board to collect feedback, both positive and negative, for the festival chair. The next board meeting will be tomorrow, Friday, July 27, 9am, with Ginny, to discuss the 2002 fest site. Todd suggests formation of a festival committee.

ISJF Proposal:

Albert Lucas would like to discuss the formation of an IJA charter of the International Sport Juggling Federation. The charter would seek to establish structure, tradition, standardization and recognition of juggling competitions with the eventual goal of including juggling in the Olympics. The board issues a statement saying it will receive and review the proposal.


Michael Rosman will give two IJA members admission to MotionFest in exchange for table space at the Madison fest.

Meeting Ends at 5:55pm CDT.

Next Meeting: Friday, July 27, 2001, 9am, Hawthorne Suites Dining Room

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