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DRAFT, UNAPPROVED BOARD MEETING MINUTES

 

Irondale Youth Hockey Association Board Meeting Minutes

 

NOTE:  IYHA BOARD MEETING MINUTES ARE NOT APPROVED UNTIL THE FOLLOWING BOARD MEETING.

 

IYHA May 15, 2014 Board of Directors Meeting:  Called to order 6:35 pm by Secretary Brent Eilefson

 

Lack of Quorum – no official business was conducted.

 

Board Members Present:  Brent Eilefson, Nicki Oswald, Tim Manson, Steve Clark, Rob Hanson, Kara Chamberlain (interim)

 

Board Members Absent:  Tom Gombold, VP-Open, James Sigmundik, Shari Kunza (interim), Adam Schmidt, Tom Rodefeld, Bill Jacob

 

Guests:  Dave Walsh

 

Board Roundtable:

 

President:  Absent, email report.  Need to get Co-op meetings on the books.  IYHA understands that these matters cannot wait until late summer.  Meeting times will be proposed by IYHA.  Fridley Chev donating $500 and some equipment to IYHA.  Thanks!!

 

Vice President:  Open.

 

Secretary:  General co-op update.  Will email meeting dates to governing committee.  Will send reminder email to IYHA seeking board members. 

 

Treasurer:  Absent, no report.

 

Boys Program Coordinator:  Open - No report from Steve.

 

Girls Program Coordinator:   Open - No report from Shari.

 

Initiation Program Coordinator:  General update.  Discussed importance of Learn to Skate.  Discussed efforts to get sponsors for LTS program.

 

District Representative:  Will check on key due dates for D2.

 

Ice Commissioner:   Open – MV largely running ice distribution.  Co-op governing committee needs to discuss programs, ice-use philosophy, etc.

 

Registration coordinator:  No report.

 

Equipment Manager:  Absent – no report.

 

Boys HS Coach:  Absent.  Email report.  There are 42 players registered for the Youth STP this summer, with 26 of them being from IYHA. That is awesome news, and I'm looking forward to working with the young players this summer. Zach Tolkinen, a recent Quinnipiac grad, will be helping me with the program. He just signed a professional contract with the Calgary Flames' AHL team. Tim Fisher, our team's goalie coach, will also be there most days, as will Rick Thomas, the Mounds View HS Coach. There will be one other coach TBD to help out as well.  Really important to keep Monday night skills clinics.  HS coaches and Travis Baker are committed to running those.

 

Girls HS Coach:   Absent.

 

Standing Reports:

 

Player and Coach Development Committee

 

Lake Region

 

Fundraising Committee:  

 

Potential Partnership Committee:  Dormant.

 

Website Update:   Registration screens have been created but they are hidden so that nobody can register until the co-op agreement is finalized. I will need (1) resolution on the LTS USA/MN hockey registration question below in order to post that registration in the future (Nicki said she would get that to me), (2) the final say on whether we are collecting the volunteer fee of $200, and (3) the final say on who is collecting registration fees. There is also a lot of wording (and charges) for tryouts in the registration programs and I don't know if that will need to change.  Also, need to know when to start working with MV on website stuff.

 

Promotion and Retention Director:  Tracy Henry – absent, no report.

 

Old Business

 

New Business:  

 

Adjourned at 8:00 pm. 

 

THE NEXT BOARD MEETING WILL BE JUNE 19, 2014, 6:30 PM, AT THE NEW BRIGHTON FAMILY SERVICE CENTER