Agenda provided by CJA President Frank Niro

Chess Journalists of America
Annual Workshop and Meeting
Orlando, FL - August 1, 2014


1. Welcome and Roll Call (please sign attendance sheet)
Officers present: Hough, Lawrence, Lucas, Niro
Officers excused: (reports received by e-mail): Campbell, Roland, Taylor

2. Treasurer’s Report - Randall Hough

3. President’s Report - Frank Niro

  1. The Chess Journalist - report submitted by Mark Taylor, Editor
  2. Web Site ( - report submitted by J. Franklin Campbell

4. Special Projects - Frank Niro

  1. USCF library project
  2. Chess research project
  3. Chess Trust oral history project
  4. CJA 5-year strategic plan

5. Annual CJA Awards - report submitted by Joshua Anderson

6. Committee Reports - Ethics, Rusty Miller (no actions)
By-Laws (did not meet - one open item re: outreach)
Elections, Tim Moroney (two year terms - no elections this year)
Historical Archives, chair nominee pending (no activity)

7. Other Business - topics and discussion open to all CJA members

8. Adjournment

See you next year in Phoenix, Arizona!

Images from the 2014 CJA Annual Meeting
2014 CJA Annual Meeting, left to right: Secretary/Treasurer Randall Hough, Chess Life Editor Daniel Lucas, USChess Online Editor Jenifer Shahade, CJA President Frank Niro

left to right: Secretary/Treasurer Randall Hough
Chess Life Editor Daniel Lucas
USChess Online Editor Jenifer Shahade
CJA President Frank Niro

2014 CJA Annual Meeting

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