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2007 CPPA Annual Meeting, 11/10/07, at the Stockton PD Training Center in Stockton, CA


8:40 am……..Meeting begins.


ALL CPPA Board Members present, except ……Morrow, Tritenbach, Eason, Palumbo


TREASURER’S REPORT....Read and presented to all members at the annual meeting.

                                          All CPPA accounts are in good standings.    Report accepted.


MINUTES...No minutes from San Diego meeting.  Not enough BOD members.   


BY-LAWS......None.  By-Laws had been sent to all team captains and sponsors.




MEMBERSHIP….. Problems with email and mail addresses.  Sponsors need to check entry forms for correct address data.


MATCH SPONSORS…Nothing.   Reminder to get fees in.


STATS AND RECORDS....... List out on stats and records.  Shooters need to contact/email CPPA/Treasurer regarding….Ten matches, Individual and team.  Reduce extra team numbers in computer.  Some teams have over five (5) numbers.  Team captains need to contact John Koon with correct team numbers.  Send match pictures and Stats-Record info to John Koon.  He will post on CPPA website.


CLASSIFICATIONS/PROTESTS.......None   NRA still slow with changing classifications.


DISTINGUISHED MATCH........The 2007 final standings emailed to BOD and posted at today’s meeting.  Three shooters legged out.  Two in the revolver and one in the semi-auto programs.  We have enough badges on hand for the awards. 


TARGETS……Sponsors order their own targets.  CPPA ok with targets ordered for SD match.


PUBLICATIONS. Front Sight sent out at beginning of year.  Rest of Front Sights will be sent by email. Presently only two members have indicated, that they do not have a computer.  They will be mailed the Front Sight.  All other members will get their Front Sight emailed.  Also match results and match flyers are not being sent out to all shooters.  Match sponsors need to remind shooters to fill out a mailing label for results.


 OLD BUSINESS   …none 



NEW BUSINESS          


Tom Gaines, NRA Board Member and Law Enforcement Committee Member discussed the National Matches at Albuquerque,NM.  Tom explained the reason the NRA move from Jackson, MS and the development of the range and training of staff to run the national matches.  Some of the problems involved with the matches were discussed and the process to make the needed changes to improve the national matches.


Tom advised the CPPA, that he was running for re-election in 2009 and asked for the CPPA endorsement. 


Match Selections:


Selection of matches for 2008.  (using seniority list of sponsors)  SDSO #10-dropped from list.

Match Sponsor Seniority:


1.                   Stockton PD

2.                   CHP

3.                   SAC/SO

4.                   LAPRAAC

5.                   LASD

6.                   RSO

7.                   LBPD

8.                   Santa Cruz-SO

9.                   CPPA

10.               LAPD#2

11.        USBP




2008                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         CPPA MATCH SCHEDULE



MAR 30            JACK’S MATCH @ Sacramento Sheriff’s Range


APR 12-13        LASD @ Riverside SO range



APR 26-27        CHP @ CHP range Sacramento



MAY 3-4           Riverside Sheriff’s Office-RSO range

CPPA Banquet in Riverside by LASD, CPPA-BOD @ 1pm


MAY 17-18        Sacramento SO @ SAC range

                        Postal-RSO by USBP


MAY 31-JUN 1  LAPRAAC at Long Beach PD range

                        Postal-Stockton PD @ SAC/SO range


JUN 21-22         Stockton PD @ SAC/SO range

Postal-LAPRAAC @ RSO range


JUL 19-20         LONG BEACH PD @ LBPD range



AUG 6-9            USBP Regional @ SDSO range

                        CPPA-BOD @ 3pm


AUG 23-24        Santa Cruz/SO @ SAC/SO range



SEPT 6-7          CPPA & NRA State matches @ SAC/SO range

CPPA-BOD @ 3pmPostal-CHP



Santa Barbara-Buellton, CA @ 0830 hours




Other Matches  (Not CPPA sanctioned)


JUN 6-7            Boise State & Regional Matches, Boise, ID

JUL 9-12           NRA Raton State & Regional Matches, Raton, NM

AUG 16-23        Western States Police Games, Boise, ID

SEPT 21-25       NPSC, Albuquerque, NM






Contact information for the 2008 match schedule.  Each sponsor will send out match flyers and emails to all CPPA members prior to their matches.


RIVERSIDE SO MATCH:  Lee Tainter, email:


JACK MATCH:  Bob Yoshida,  email:


LAPD#1 (LAPRAAC Match):  Helen Papietro, email:,


CHP MATCH:  John Koon,  email:



(Jack Match information also)   email,


STOCKTON MATCH:  Tom Cantrell, email-



LASD MATCH:  Patty Fant, email-


US BORDER PATROL: Mike Tangas, email:


SANTA CRUZ:  Bert Nabor, email:


LBPD MATCH:   Mark Cobb:  email:



New Business  continues.......


Elections of the 2008 CPPA Board of Directors:   Results:






PRESIDENT:                John Koon, email:


1ST VICE PRES: Rick Kothlow, email:


SECRETARY:               John Krupa, e-mail:


TREASURER:               Mark Liddi, email: ,


SOUTHERN                  Helen Papietro,   email-



SOUTHERN                  Mike Tangas, email-


                                    Lee Tainter, email-


                        Phil Fant, email:


NORTHERN                  Mark Tritenbach, email:



NORTHERN                  Jerry Eason, email:


                                    Bert Nabor, email:


                                    Mike McGinity, email-




FRONT SIGHT: Patti Fant, email:  John Koon will put the Front Sight on the website and email to members.





Membership accepts nominations for Sportsperson of the Year.  

Nominations:  Tom Cantrell, Mark Liddi, and Mark Cobb. 

Phil Fant and John Koon counted the votes and will announce the winner at the CPPA annual banquet on May 3, 2008 in Riverside, CA.


CPPA Free Match Entry for all 2008 matches.  Drawing is for all members present at the ANNUAL MEETING.    Winner is Paul Tessier.  Paul will get FREE MATCH ENTRIES for all of the 2008 CPPA matches.  Additional raffle prizes were also draw for members in attendance.


12:58pm..........MEETING ADJOURNED




































2007- (2008)   CPPA BOARD MEETING        11/10/07



1:00pm,  Meeting Begins. (at Stockton PD training center)


All NEW Board Members present, except Eason and McGinity.


President John Koon sets committees for 2008 season.


COMMITTEES for 2008:


Protest & Classifications:                      Koon, Tritenbach, Krupa, Eason

Stats & Records:                                   Papietro, Kothlow, Marian Koon

Membership:                                         Phil Fant, Liddi

Distinguished Match:                             Phil Fant, Krupa

Publications:                                         Patti Fant, Phil Fant, Krupa

Match Sponsors:                                   Kothlow, McGinity, Tainter

GOV 20                                                BOD…all will be involved.

By-Laws:                                               Papietro, Eason, Phil Fant

Competition Rules:                                Phil Fant, Tainter, Eason

Computer Book:                                    Koon

Awards & Trophies                                Koon, Tangas, Nabor, Kothlow, Tainter




List of to Do’s for Governor 20 banquet for Riverside.  LASD and RSO will check on a banquet location. The Lee will check on proclamations.  LASD and RSO will do flowers.  Liddi will handle raffle and prizes.  Everyone needs to get donations.  Need to check on flyer, meal cost and speaker.  Match sponsors need to bring donations.  Rick/Lee-RSO to check on plaques.  John Koon will send out list to BOD.


Sponsors need to get NRA forms and Flyers to Patti to get approved.


2008 Board of Director meetings.(dates):


Email meeting prior to Annual Banquet.

May 3 @ 1pm, Banquet-RSO/LASD

August 9 @ 3pm, SD

Sept 6 @ 3pm, SAC/SO

November 8, @ 8:30am, Annual Meeting, Santa Barbara-Buellton, CA


Old business: 


Rolo was being paid for doing the CPPA books.  Motion to pay Marian Koon for doing the CPPA books.  All vote in favor to pay $1000 per year for doing CPPA books.


Tom Gaines requests relief for shooting positions due to recent hip replacement.  Seeks relief for Match 2 & Match 3 kneeling and seating positions.  All vote in favor. 


Tom Gaines seeks endorsement of CPPA and membership.  All vote in favor of Tom’s endorsement for the 2009 NRA BOD.


Suggestion to drop names from CPPA Distinguished Standings List of shooters, who are not shooting.  Distinguished committee will make adjustment of the list and keep the old list on file.


New Business:     None


Meeting Adjourned……1:32pm