International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials

Central California Chapter

February 21, 2008

Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 12:05 PM on Thursday February 21, 2008 at Ricky’s Sports Grill in San Leandro by Sarah Aguilar, Chapter Chairperson of the Central California Chapter of IAPMO.


There followed self introductions by the 19 attendees. Chapter Officers present were Sarah Aguilar - Chairperson, Nate Vasquez - Vice Chairperson, Don Wadsworth - Treasurer and Mo Salberg - Secretary.

Old Business

A motion to approve the minutes for December 2007 passed unanimously.

Don Wadsworth gave the treasury report and there appears to be sufficient funds to send some members to the technical committee meetings this April.

Sarah Aguilar reported on the Installation Dinner informing the membership that event pictures have been posted on the Chapter Website. Pictures were also passed around for people to take home.

Committee Reports

Don Taylor reported on the website. All the features have been updated. In response to questions concerning setup and maintenance costs it was noted that Bob Adler donated the website cost and Don Taylor donates his time to maintain it.

New Business

Nate Vasquez distributed the 2008 monthly meeting schedule.

The golf tournament fundraiser organized by Nate Vasquez and Dave Ledda is moving forward and they are looking for a date and site.

A Focus group meeting will take place in Sacramento on 3-6-08 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM concerning the International Residential Code. Everyone is encouraged to participate to support IAPMO’s position on the issues. Information sheets were passed out to the members.

It was also noted the ICC will be holding its annual weeklong meeting in Palm Springs beginning 2-21-08. Everyone is encouraged to go and represent IAPMO.

Break for Lunch


Joey Purcell and Tom Fox of Jomar International Ltd. gave an excellent presentation on their product line. They passed around many different types of valves and actuators.


Two lucky raffle winners left the meeting happy. Thank you, Sarah Aguilar with Southland Industries, Mo Salberg, Phil Ribbs with PHR Consultants and Joey Purcell of Jomar International for your generous contributions.


Bob Adler offered a formal thanks to all those involved in the success of the Installation Dinner.

The next meeting will be on March 20, 2008 at Kliman Sales, 1245 N 5th St, San Jose, CA Jose, CA 95112 with Bob Hendrickson of Kliman Sales and Ira Schumer with Husky Technologies. The menu will be a choice of smoked BBQ chicken or Texas BBQ Ribs catered by Armadillo Willy’s and Texas Turtle Double Chocolate Chunk Caramel Pecan Brownies (deadly). Please make your reservations with Chapter Chairperson Sarah Aguilar ASAP because we need to know in advance how much food to order.


Chapter Chairperson Sarah Aguilar adjourned the meeting at 1: 13 PM.


Mo Salberg, Chapter Secretary

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