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General Membership Minutes 

November 18, 2008

Meeting called to order by Vice President C. Smith at 7:15pm


NFHS exams distributed and collected.

Meeting adjourned at 8:30pm

Executive Board Minutes

December 9, 2008

Meeting called to order by President L. Barone at 7:25pm

Executive Board Members present:  F. Barbuto, G. DeMatteo, M. Haise, G. Mazzola,

J. Slokovitz, C. Smith, J. Truscello


1.    Approval by Board to pay $ 50.00, to each of the 3 officials who refereed the NYSPHSAA Wrestling Championships in 2007, as the Treasury at that time was unable to accommodate the line Budget item

2.    Approval by Board to refund to Rossano and Kraus half dues following injury and individual request in writing to go inactive

3.   Board discussion as to the appropriate  level placement of P. Schlitz following his going inactive for
more than 2 years

As per By Laws—return as a JV official

4.    Recommendation by G. Mazzola to recognize individuals for service to the organization by plaques, etc.

Motion to adjourn, G. Mazzola

Second, M. Haise

Meeting adjourned at 8:00pm

General Membership

Meeting called to order by President L. Barone at 8:10pm


1.       Skin forms—send to M. Haise(fax:631-539-6145) or Section XI

2.      Skin check—pay to official for entire length of time it takes to complete

3.      Minutes of November 5, 2008

Motion to accept, J. Nanos; second R. LeVien

Minutes accepted

4.       Treasurer’s Report—Balance as of November statement, $ 6823.67

Motion to accept, R. Avignone; second, U. Fasolino

Treasurer’s Report accepted

5.       Patches and flags available for purchase--$ 1.50 each

6.      Whitman Kids Tournament—see G. Mazzola if would like to work

7.      Check your schedules on line for additions—notify Kathy at Section XI of changes

8.      D. Darrow—message from E. Cinelli

Refuse to entertain blackout of a school unless a conflict of interest

9.       Check web site for rule updates, Minutes, notices—

10.  G. Mazzola—discussion regarding Recognition Committee

Group to determine criteria and awards.

11.   J. Truscello—Interpretations

Motion to adjourn, J. Nanos; second, M. Haise

Meeting adjourned at 9:15pm

Respectfully submitted,


M. Haise