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									California Alliance for Golf
           (CAG)




       CALIFORNIA ALLIANCE for GOLF
           CAG Background

   Initial Group loosely formed to
    commission the California Golf Economic
    Impact Study - 2001
   Various industry representatives met in
    June 2003 over water concerns
   The Alliance proposed in 2004
   Subsequent meetings to clarify
    mission/goals
                  CAG Mission
   Proposed Mission Statement
     The California Alliance for Golf (CAG) serves
     as a liaison to state, regional and local
     governmental representatives, and to the
     public at large, increasing the awareness of
     economic contributions and positive
     environmental practices within the golf
     industry while promoting participation and
     the growth of the game.
             Prospective Members
   Identify Prospective Members
       Men’s/Women’s Amateur Golf Associations
       PGA Sections
       LPGA
       Golf Course Owners Association
       Golf Course Superintendents Associations
       Club Managers Associations
       California State Club Association
       Individuals
               Initial Goals

   Develop strategies & industry position for
    water issues
   Update industry economic impact analysis for
    California
   Monitor & influence legislative & regulatory
    activities
   Coordinate a calendar for all California golf
    associations & golf business events
         Initial Goals, cont
   Support and promote initiatives to grow
    the game
   Serve as advocate and steward for
    appropriate environmental issues
   Lead public relations & marketing efforts
    for California golf
   Conduct an Annual CAG tradeshow and
    conference
                  CAG Status
   Where are we today?
     Appointed an interim executive director (6/18/07)

     Obtained office space and admin support from NCGA

     Engaged attorney for initial legal work with $3,000
      NCGA advance (7/11/07)
     Filed Articles of Incorporation (7/13/07)

     Obtained Federal Tax Identification Number 26-
      0532039 (7/13/07)
     Established bank account for operations through NCGA
      (7/27/07)
     Established trust account for member contributions
      through NCGA (7/27/07)
          CAG Status, cont
   Initiated process to apply for tax exempt status as
    required within 15 months
   Executed Power of Attorney for IRS process (7/16/07)
   Executed Power of Attorney for Franchise Tax Board
    Process (7/16/07)
   Prepared draft of 3-year budget forecast to be
    submitted to IRS and FTB
   Began review of bylaws complying with requirements for
    tax exempt status
   Initiated discussions with Stanford Research Institute
    (SRI) on the California Golf Industry Economic Study
    options
   Began work on a Membership Plan/Dues Structure
                                         Budget
   Proposed Three-Year Budget
Income                        2007           2008       2009
Dues/Sponsors                $200,000        $300,000   $400,000
In-Kind Donations            $50,000         $50,000    $12,000

TOTAL:                       $250,000        $350,000   $412,000
Expenditures
Consulting                   $10,000         $15,000    $20,000
Lobbying                     $10,000         $25,000    $25,000
Research                     $10,000         $10,000    $35,000
Economic Study               $50,000         $15,000    $15,000
Public Education             $10,000         $10,000    $20,000
Legal                        $10,000         $10,000    $10,000
Accounting                   $7,500          $5,000     $5,000
Office
      ED Search              $10,000
      ED Comp                $40,000         $100,000   $105,000
      Staff/ Admin Support   $25,000         $50,000    $55,000
      Admin Exp.             $25,000         $25,000    $30,000
Printing                     $10,000         $15,000    $15,000
                               _____          _____      _____
       TOTAL:                 $217,500       $280,000   $335,000
           Proposed Membership
                Structure
Annual Membership Levels
     Founding Industry Associations
       - $25,000, $10,000, $5,000 & $1,000 levels
     Larger Golf Businesses - $1,000 and up
     Smaller Golf Businesses - $500
     Golf Course Facilities - $500
     Individual Members/Supporters -$100
           Next Steps
- Obtain start up support/commitments
   from allied organizations
 - Determine initial Board of Directors
 - Nominate & approve an Executive
     Committee to direct operations
 - Recruit other golf related
     companies/enterprises to participate
 - Formalize plan for structured levels of
     membership & dues
     Next Steps, cont
- Schedule next CAG mtg – 9/25/07?
- Initiate California economic impact
    study
- Recruit & hire Executive Director
- Interview prospective lobbyists
- Identify permanent office location
- Develop Website and Logo

								
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