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October 27, 2009

Meeting called to order at Hauppauge High School, Room 264, by President L. Barone at 7:10 PM

Executive Board Members present: J. Truscello, G. Mazzola, R. Boscarino, G. Wissman, F. Barbuto

Treasurer’s Report: Spreadsheet presented; balance as of October 26, 2009, $ 786.91.

  • Discussion of possible inactive members for 2009-10 – names to be validated.
  • Board decision to stay with existing Varsity officials – no upward movement from JV level.
  • Discussion on candidate school class size (25) and quantity of officials needed for upcoming season. John T. requested assistance by EB at upcoming classes on 10/28 and 11/2 at Sachem North to evaluate candidates for selection.
  • Discussion that new candidates will be needed for both JV and Jr. High levels.
  • Suggestion to have Varsity Officials mentor and correct new officials at duals and tournaments.

Proposed Amendments:
Decision to table discussion and voting on Amendments proposed by M. Haise last June until she is present. Will hold off on discussion until test meeting on 11/16/09.

Meeting adjourned at 7:55 PM

October 27, 2009

Meeting called to order at 8:05pm, by President L. Barone

Presidential announcements:

  • Keep up to date on website
  • No advancements to Varsity this year.
  • Meeting Schedule discussed – 9 meetings to be held, must attend 5
  • Mandatory meetings on 11/5 (Interpretation) and 11/16 (Test).
  • Section XI needs availability forms sent in ASAP. (Download from web site and send in)
  • State Meeting Highlights – no significant changes.

Treasurer’s Report: Spreadsheet distributed with balance of $ 786.91.

Dues $ 140.00; no change from previous year. Late fee if not paid by 11/05/09 - $50.00.

E-mail addresses obtained from several members at meeting.

New Candidates School: J. Truscello - large class(25) this year
Meetings at Sachem, Monday and Wednesday evenings, 7:00pm to 9:00pm

State tournament nominees: S. Brocking, D. Harrell, R. Boscarino, G. Mazzola Alternate: D.Darrow

Evaluator needed for States: open

Nominee for “Official of the Year” for New York requested—none suggested

Meeting adjourned at 8:55pm

Respectfully submitted,

G. Wissman