AUGUST 13, 2003
GARDENS – LAKEWOOD
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE PRESENT
Tony Romo, Deputy Commissioner - Sandy Blumberg, Financial Secretary – Lori
Boaz, Ace Coaching Coordinator – Larry Bruyere, Member Services – Wendy
Goldstein, Statistician – Annie Fisher, Ice Convenor – Dave Monshaw, Director of
Communications – Cindi Palomarez, Parliamentarian – Orian Southall
MEMBER ASSOCIATIONS PRESENT
Devils, Cal Selects, L.V. Outlaws, B. H. Redwings, Senators, Riptide, Jr. Kings,
Express, Tigers, SDAHC, Y.L. Blackhawks, Sabers, Jr. Ducks, Ventura Mariners,
Jr. Ice Dogs, Ontario Eagles, W.V. Wolves, Panthers, CA Stars, Maple Leafs,
Bears, Wave, Dragons, Lightning
MEMBER ASSOCIATIONS ABSENT
James Parker – President of LAHOA
Ken Bamberg –
Anaheim Mighty Ducks
Tony Romo calls the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. Tony asked the group to
observe a moment of silence in memory of Michael Stover. Larry Brislin discussed
making an award to the Stover family. Larry moved to donate $2000.00 to the
Stover family. MOTION WAS SECONDED AND CARRIED.
spoke to the group about teams/clubs selling tickets to Ducks’ games as a way to
out Stop Patches and revised guidebooks for the Presidents and registrars. The
guidebook for members can be found online. She asked that clubs pay special
attention to section 24 regarding coaching certification. Wendy also stated that
she needs all three pages of the player-up forms and the letter from the
the following: that there have been no new delinquency clears; that there are
2217 skaters registered and that PDR issues should go through CAHA to Mary Nash,
Ed Tar or some member of the Youth Council.
ICE CONVENOR’S REPORT
that the first cut of the game schedule will be out on August 17 and that the
first game will be September 6. He stated that he will put some of the
often-requested documents on the SCAHA website. Dave asked that people please
include identifying information in their e-mails so that he can respond. Dave
reminded the Board that the last date for teams t opt out of playing the girls’
teams is August 31. Dave also stated that he needs more exhibition ice. Dave
asked the Board if it generally makes any accommodation in the schedule for SAT
testing and no such accommodation has been made in the past. The Dyanmo and the
CA Flames requested to be in the exhibition schedule. Dave stated that the
Outlaws and the girls’ teams are the only true exhibition team.
discussion on the small number of team in some divisions. Larry Bruyere made a
motion to combine the Mite BB and B teams. MOTION WAS SECONDED AND CARRIED.
are for pre-season only. Teams can still declare again towards the end of
pre-season. Dave must be notified of final declarations by 9/28 in order to
prepare the schedule. Larry Brislin motioned that teams be given the first three
weeks of pre-season to make their decisions about declarations, then declare in
fourth week by 9/28. MOTION WS SECONDED AND CARRIED.
Dave will plan
to have the schedule in the following blocks of time: 10/1 – 10/31, 11/1 –
Christmas, New Year’s – End of season.
There was a
motion by Sandy Blumberg that team be required to notify SCAHA as well as CAHA
of their intent to drop. MOTION WAS SECONDED AND CARRIED.
There was a
request from Larry Woertler that no information be posted on any message boards
until it is first posted on the SCAHA website.
There was a
discussion on whether SCAHA would force teams to play up or down based upon
their pre-season games and their declarations. It was decided that this would be
re-evaluated if and when the issue arises.
out packets to the Presidents containing scoresheets and the new Permission to
Play forms. She also handed out a “game Suspension” list and asked the
Presidents to call her with any questions or contests. She reminded everyone of
the Scorekeeper classes being offered on 9/13 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in
Valencia on September 13 and at the same times in Lakewood on September 14.
that players are no longer required to sign the scoresheets and recommended that
teams use labels. Managers should scratch the names of any players not playing
off the labels and referees should count the number of players on the floor
against the number listed on the labels.
DEPUTY COMMISSIONER REPORT
Sandy had the
lighter blue pucks, to be used for the mites and squirts and distributed them
after the meeting to all but three clubs. She did not have enough and will
distribute the three remaining clubs as soon as she received more. Sandy
reported that the Marina City Stars has been inactive for some time and
recommended that the club be given notice that they might be suspended because
of that inactivity or they can opt to resign. Larry Weurtler made a motion to
send a letter inquiring about the status of the Stars. MOTION WAS SECONDED
the new LAHOA President, addressed the Board about a proposed contract between
SCAHA and LAHOA. There was a great deal of discussion about parts of the contact
as written. Ultimately, Rick Kent made a motion to accept the proposed fee
increase requested by LAHOA and to have the Executive Board resolve the other
contractual issues between SCAHA and LAHOA. MOTION WAS SECONDED AND CARRIED.
informed the Board that the LAHOA would begin Saturday.
Curt was not
present to discuss the budget, but sent a Profit and Loss Budget Overview,
Balance Sheet and a Check Detail for the Board to review. Larry Brislin made a
motion that this Budget be tabled until Curt was there to discuss it. MOTION
WAS SECONDED AND CARRIED.
discussed the possibly of a pre-Select Camp. Dave MonshAw provided available
dates. Larry Brislin made a motion to have the pre-Select camp on the weekend of
December 20 and 21. MOTION WAS SECONDED AND CARRIED.
The following people volunteered to serve on the pre-Select Camp Committee: Tom Hesketh, Larry Brislin, Larry Bruyere, Lisa England, Lori Boaz and Orian Southall.
Rick Kent brought up the issue of the Stars jerseys and if they are too similar to the Senators jerseys. It was determined that this issue would be resolved later via e-mail.
Tim Pickett of
the San Diego Amateur Hockey Assn. Brought information to the Board regarding
the San Diego Surf. The San Diego Gulls, through a letter from Matthew
McCubbins, presented the issue of the new CHA Club, the Surf, being formed in
violation of SCAHA rules. There was a discussion regarding the timing of the
Surf’s tryouts and procedures of the Surf club in obtaining its membership. A
motion was made to deny permits to SCAHA clubs to play the Surf. As a result,
the SCAHA Board of Directors voted to deny permits to SCAHA Clubs, to play in
independent exhibition games against the Surf and to any other teams brought to
the attention of the SCAHA Board of Directors, which have been formed at the
expense of SCAHA Clubs and in violation of SCAHA rules. THE MOTION WAS
SECONDED AND CARRIED.
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS REPORT
that the website is back up and running and to send her any club openings to be
posted. She also informed the Board that scholarship application forms are now
available online. Cindi noted that the Rulebook online had not yet been updated
but would be very soon. Cindi advised the Board that the following documents can
be found online: the committed list, the delinquency list and the list of
Tony noted that
in the minutes from the last meeting it called for the Executive Board to bill
four persons for the cost of the audit. However, there was no mention of how the
costs were to be divided. Tony asked to Presidents to tell him how they wanted
to cost divided. After much discussion, Larry Bruyere made a motion that the
Board not pursue reimbursement at this time.
informed everyone of the CAHA meeting on 9/20/03 at the Hilton , Los Angeles
Airport from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tony adjourned the meeting.