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Executive Minutes

January 20, 2009


Call to order:  Meeting called to order by Vice President C. Smith at 7:25pm

Members present:  R. Boscarino, G. DeMatteo, W. Fitzgerald, M. Haise, J. Slokovitz, J. Truscello


  1. Recommendation by M. Haise:  Executive Board empower president to indicate to
    NYSWOA, Inc., that referees no longer do skin checks
    W.  Fitzgerald supported position

    Executive Board concurred

  2. Reclaiming dues of unpaid membership not possible through Section XI
    Encourage candidates to pay dues

  3. Interpretation on Ultimate Tiebreaker discussed

Meeting adjourned at 8:00pm


General Membership Minutes

 Meeting called to order by Vice President C. Smith at 8:10pm


  1. Late Junior High Season schedules on line—check for assignments

  2. Be diligent on skin checks; herpes outbreak cancelled 2 tournaments

  3.  JV fee—by contract, 3 or more exhibitions

  4. Congratulations to L. Barone, G. Mazzola, W. Starke for being selected to do States on February 26/27, 2009

  5. Officials’ Professionalism—do not do matches where favoritism and/or conflict of interest could be perceived

  6. Officials’ Professionalism—do not touch coaches

  7. Minutes—Motion by J. Nanos to accept; second by W. Fitgerald
    Minutes accepted

  8. Treasurer’s Report—Balance, $ 3498.01
    Motion to accept, R. Boccard; second, J. Nanos

  9. Sign-up sheet to work States as timer/scorer; deadline January 27, 2009

  10. Skin form copies to Section or to Secretary/Treasurer

  11. Watch for amendments in mail following elections on January 27, 2009

  12. Kid Counties at John Glenn
    Referees needed; see G. Mazzola

  13. Rule Interpretations—J. Truscello

  14. Reminder—January 27, 2009
    Elections and nominations for Coaches’ Awards

Motion to adjourn—J. Perkins

Second, J. Nanos

Meeting adjourned at 9:27pm

Respectfully submitted,


M. Haise