2017 CPPA Annual meeting, 11/4/17 at the Embassy Suites in Valencia, CA


9:45 am……..Meeting begins.


ALL CPPA Board Members present, except …… Koon, Jerd, Bednar, & McGinity 


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

Accounts are in good standing.  Advise to file for Non-Profit status.   Apply for Raffle License for annual banquet raffle ($20).  Purchase and supplies needed for treasurer functions. Collect Team Fees for annual meeting costs.


MINUTES...minutes from meeting at SD Regional Match 8/25/17, read and accepted.   


STATS AND RECORDS.......To all present, check over the final results and make corrections.  Number #15 (Fredrickson) is an Arizona shooter and dropped.  Mike Tangas (16) will move into #15 slot for annual CPPA member’s results.  John Koon will print out the final results. 


BY-LAWS......Need to update.  Make corrections to book, which is out of date.  John Koon will make an e-file.  Assign update corrections to By-law committee members.  Inquire to CPPA seal.  Secretary has the CPPA seal..  


RULES COMMITTEE… Nothing to report. 


MEMBERSHIP….. 17 new CPPA members for 2017. 


Life members information needs to be updated on “LIFE” members for any (address) corrections.

All Match Sponsors were asked to try to bring on new members.







DISTINGUISHED MATCH........The 2017 match season used the new program to pool all distinguished scores for end of season award points.  There were five (5) legs in the Revolver group and six (6) legs in the Semi-auto group.  No shooter legged out for 2017 in either group.  There are three (3) semi-auto and one (1) revolver distinguished badges availably in the CPPA program.  We will need to re-order in the future. 


Note: Under this new distinguished program all sponsors can have distinguished matches and the scores will be submitted to distinguished pool for year-end results and standings.


PUBLICATIONS. John Koon reported having website problems at this time.  Working on correcting and re-building and will advise when able to post info on website.


Match flyers and match results are also posted on the website.  Send any pictures from matches to John Koon for posted on website at this time.  John Koon will post the results for 2017.   johnkoon@pacbell.net





Treasurer advised that taxes have been paid.  Discussion on website problems.  CPPA is paying $1,000 for this website service.  Member want to check costs into having another company build one for CPPA.  Jose Ortiz will check into costs from various companies.





The NRA has added a new program.  Production Distinguish to State and NRA regional matches.  Krupa will keep track of CPPA scores in this program in case the CPPA decides later to incorporate these earn points into a new CPPA program after the 2018 season.


CPPA Tournament Selections:


Selection of CPPA tournaments for 2018.  (Using seniority list of sponsors).

Dropping #10 NORCAL from the list and adding DHS-ICE.


Match Sponsor Seniority:


1.             Stockton PD

2.             CHP

3.             SAC/SO

4.             LAPRAAC

5.             RSO

6.             Santa Cruz-SO

7.             CPPA

8.             USBP

9.             USBP-El Centro

10.        DHS-ICE







Mar 24-25                                   DHS-ICE @ RSO                              Postal by SAC/SO


April 7-8                                    RSO                                               Postal by SAC/SO


April 21-22                                 USBP El Centro @ RSO                  Postal by SAC/SO


May 5-6                                    CHP                                               Postal by USBP @ RSO


May 19-20                                  Stockton PD                                    Postal by RSO


June 9-10                                  SAC/SO @ CHP                              Postal by RSO


June 23-24                                CPPA State Championship (*bod*)  

                                                CPPA Annual Awards Banquet-6/23


July 28-29                                 LAPRAAC @ RSO                          Postal by SAC/SO                                  


Aug 4-5                                     Santa Cruz-SO                                Postal by ELC-BP @RSO


Aug 22-25                                 USBP Regional (*bod*)                    San Diego SO   


November 3                              CPPA Annual Membership Meeting  

                                                    Valencia, CA @ 8:30am


Note- All Match Sponsors can have CPPA Distinguished matches


(*bod*) BOD meetings:


CHP match       5/5 (email prior CHP)

CPPA match     6/23 @ 2pm

USBP match     8/24 @ 2pm



Other matches….. (Not sanctioned by CPPA)


July 11-14                                 NRA Regional matches                          Raton, NM                   


Sept 12-14( ?)                           Albuquerque PD                                    Albuquerque, NM


Sept 16-22( ?)                           National Matches (NPSC)                      Albuquerque, NM






Contact information for the 2018 match schedule.  Each sponsor will send out match flyers and emails to all CPPA members prior to their matches. 



Check CPPA website: http://www.capolicepistol.org/







LAPD#1 (LAPRAAC Match):  Robert Gowan-cell, email:  B3Shamrock@verizon.net


CHP MATCH:              John Koon, H, email: johnkoon@pacbell.net


SAC/SO MATCH:       Bob Yoshida, cell, email: bob.yoshida@sbcglobal.net


STOCKTON MATCH:  Tom Cantrell-W, email: cantrell95242@aol.com


US BORDER PATROL: Brian Reilly, -cell, email: BrianAlpine@yahoo.com


SANTA CRUZ:            Paul Tessier, -cell, email: eglnest1@charter.net


USBP-EL CENTRO:  Jose Mojica, cell, email: jmojica97@gmail.com


DHS-ICE:                   Arlo Arcinas, 4, email: PPC4Arlo@gmail.com




**Election of CPPA Board of Directors for 2018.








PRESIDENT:                Mike Tangas,

cell,  email- mktangas@roadrunner.com


1ST VICE PRES:            Mike, email: A185Pilot@aol.com


SECRETARY:               John Krupa, email: JAK743@aol.com


TREASURER:               Arlo Acinas  email:  PPC4Arlo@gmail.com


SOUTHERN                  Rick Kothlow, , email:  Rkothlow@aol.com



SOUTHERN                        Robert Gowan, , email b3shamrock@verizon.net


                                    Brian Reilly, email- BrianAlpine@yahoo.com


                                    Jose Ortiz,  USBP mail:  GIJO64@yahoo.com



NORTHERN                        Bob Yoshida, ,  email: bob.yoshida@sbcglobal.net



NORTHERN                  Tom Cantrell, email: cantrell95242@aol.com



Ray Bednar, email - rayelkslayer@aol.com


                                    Mike McGinity,  email- MAXPITT@hotmail.com





FRONT SIGHT: John Koon will put the Front Sight on the website and email to

members.    johnkoon@pacbell.net







Membership accepts nominations for Sportsperson of the Year for 2017.

Nominations:  Arlo Arcinas, Mike Tangas & John Krupa.


Nominations collect by Yoshida and Cantrell, both will counted votes and announce the winner at the CPPA Annual Banquet on June 23, 2018 in Riverside, CA.



Free Match Entry for all 2018 CPPA matches:


Drawing was for all CPPA members present at the 2017 ANNUAL MEETING.


Winner is Adrian Ruiz -RSO 


11:52 am..........MEETING ADJOURNED



2018 (new BOD) Board Meeting


11/4/17, 12:04 pm – Meeting begins.


All Board Members present, except ... Koon, McGinity, Jerd & Bednar


President Mike Tangas sets committees for 2018 season.


COMMITTEES for 2018:


Classifications (NRA):                            Krupa, Gowan

Stats & Records:                                   Koon, Tangas

Membership:                                         Tangas, McGinity

Distinguished Match:                             Krupa, Reilly

Publications:                                         Krupa, Koon

Match Sponsors:                                   Ortiz, Bednar, Cantrell

GOV 15                                                BOD…all will be involved.

By-Laws:                                               Kothlow, Jerd, McGinity

Competition Rules & Protests:               Yoshida, Jerd, Reilly

Computer Book:                                    Koon

Awards & Trophies                                Reilly, Tangas, Kothlow. Arcinas


New Business


Banquet in Riverside area.  Location to be set.  Kothlow to check on Air-Museum near March Field.  Discussion on keeping cost for banquet reasonable.  Cost for Mission Inn was ($46).  Try to keep meal costs between $40-50.  CPPA raffle offsetting total costs.  J. Ortiz will check Hotel rates in area.  Plaque costs between $30-35.  Discussion on cost and other awards.  Certificates or other to be checked into by Awards committee.


Gov 15 assignments:  Location- Kothlow , NRA Paperwork/scores-Tangas,  Flyer/Program  - Tangas, Raffle Tickets – Arcinas, Plaques/Awards- Tangas,  Distinguished Awards-Krupa,  Sportsperson of Year plaque – Cantrell, Yoshida, Eason, Check hotel rates-Ortiz


Do BOD meeting by email on May 1 @ CHP match. Prepare for annual awards banquet.


REMINDER – all match sponsors need to provide TWO (2) raffle prizes for the banquet and try to get prizes donated.  Tom Cantrell will check on pricing for plaques. 


All BOD members will email Tangas prior to banquet on status of assignments.


Match Sponsors should be submitting their NRA applications as early as possible for inclusion in the NRA magazine(s). Match Sponsors need to send FLYERS to J. Koon-ASAP for posting on website.  Law Enforcement only on flyers.  Military Police are ok.  Koon can do a mass emailing. 

Note-Sponsors can do one NRA match or both, but limit cost to $35.00.


Match sponsors should have their match flyers posted on the website at least one month before the match.




Old Business:


NRA having a Production Gun Distinguish for Regional and State matches.  CPPA wait and see how program works and if CPPA wants to have a similar program.  CPPA will track scores for possible earned points in a CPPA program at end of 2018.

Website check for Internet providers.  Go-Daddy and others available.  Jose Ortiz will check on this.


New Business:


Discussion by Kothlow on running Postal Matches and cost to Postal site teams.  Cost of $10 for Postal teams is not enough and possibly should be higher.  Discussion of costs of match fees or target costs.  Nothing changed at this discussion.


Meeting Adjourned……1:14 pm