Southern California
Kendo Federation


SCKF Board of Directors Meeting Agenda
Saturday, 2/4/17, Chuo Dojo, 7:30pm
6pm Godo Geiko (hosted by Covina Dojo)

FINAL (see bottom)
  1. Approval of meeting agenda
  2. Approval of previous meeting minutes (see note 2 below) [J Yamasaki]
  3. Financial report (see note 3 below) [K Abe]
  4. Calendar and website updates
    1. AUSKF Mudansha Seminar, 2/18-19/17 HB (extended deadline)
    2. AUSKF Women's Seminar, 3/11-12/17 NJ (new event, more below)
    3. North-South Tournament, 3/19/17 San Jose (new page, more below)
    4. Team USA Prospects Camp, 4/1-2/17 So Cal (new event)
    5. SCKF Spring Shinsa, 4/15/17 Covina (location set)
    6. SCKF Kata Seminar, 8/27/17 Pioneer High School (location set)
    7. new dojo rep: Inland Empire: Brian Olson (replacing Louise Arbogast)
    8. website archives (so far 1999-2005)
  5. Past events
    1. AUSKF Nov'16 Board Meeting [J Kodama]
      1. membership website security thread
      2. draft letter to AUSKF
    2. FIK Shinpan Seminar
      1/21-22/17, Chicago
    3. Kanto Gakuin University Godo Keiko 2/4/17
  6. Upcoming events
    1. Kubota Memorial Tournament
      2/5/17, Wilson Park
    2. Steveston Kendo Tournament
      2/11/17, Steveston Canada
    3. SCKF Shinpan Seminar
      3/5/17, El Rancho High School
    4. AUSKF Women's Seminar
      3/11-12/17 NJ
    5. North-South Tournament
      3/19/17, San Jose
  7. Committee and other business
    1. Team SCKF [T Kato, B Harada]
      1. budget (see note 3 below)
      2. team roster (see note 3 below)
      3. AUSKF announcement
    2. Budokan Committee [J Kodama]
      1. SCKF dojo commemorative booklet
      2. kendo garage sale
    3. Website
      1. web hosting service providers (including email)
      2. new domain name, possibilities include (needs ransom),;; other?
    4. Promotion Committee
      1. new written tests
      2. update kendo regulations
      3. add iaido regulations
      4. enforce 3dan seminar requirements
      5. add 1dan and above duty requirements
      6. add 5dan and above seminar and shinpan requirements
    5. Chuo Gakuen rent
      1. gakuen asking $200 per day for sckf monthly meetings (includes godo geiko and meeting)
  8. Review deadlines and action items
  9. Adjourn


  1. Please review the draft agenda and send feedback asap to J Kodama so it can be finalized by the Wednesday prior to the meeting (keep watching for updates up until that point)
  2. Please review the minutes and send feedback asap to J Yamasaki so they can be finalized by the Wednesday prior to the meeting
  3. See report in the google drive reports folder
  4. Revisions
    1. 1/29/17 initial draft
    2. 1/30/17 updates
      - add IV.A (auskf mudansha seminar extended deadline?)
      - add IV.F (sckf kata seminar location set)
      - add VII.C (website items)
    3. 2/1/17 updates
      - add IV.H (website archives)
      - add V.A.1 (membership website security thread)
      - add V.A.2 (draft letter to AUSKF)
      - add VI.D (add women's seminar)
      - add VII.A.3 (auskf announcement link)
      - add VII.D (promotion committee items)
      - mark as final draft
    4. 2/4/17 final approval at meeting
      - add VII.E (chuo gakuen rent)
      - mark as final

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