MAY 12, 2004
GLACIAL GARDENS – LAKEWOOD
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE PRESENT
Commissioner – Bob
Doherty, Deputy Commissioner - Sandy Blumberg, Financial Secretary – Lori Boaz,
Director of Communications – Cindi Palomarez, Ace Coaching Coordinator – Larry
Bruyere, Director – Dave Marzullo, Director – Larry Brislin, Parliamentarian –
Dave Contis, Member Services - Wendy Goldstein, Statistician - Annie Fisher and
Secretary - Shari Osborn
Ducks, Dragons, Red
Wings, Lightning, Bears, Stars, Riptide, Sun Devils, Wild, Jr. Ice Dogs,
Jaguars, LA Hockey, Jr. Kings, Maple Leafs, Gulls, Sabers, Express, Mariners,
Wolves & Blackhawks
Knights/Team One, Wave,
Doherty called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.
The April minutes were
distributed for review. Bob Driffel noted that needed to add his name to
committee regarding mite proposal. Bob Driffel moved to approved minutes with
amendment. MOTION WAS SECONDED AND CARRIED.
Jeremy and Chris,
representatives from Hockey Giant were present to discuss how they would like to
assist the league with getting more kids involved. Would like to build on
existing partnership and relationship with SCAHA and expand on top of discount
cards. Main objective right now is to help secure and strengthen future of
Southern California ice hockey. In addition will begin having SCAHA Saturdays
once a month the store will open early for SCAHA members only. Every purchase
made would kick back 5% of sale to player’s club. New discount cards for next
season will be available in mid July.
Bob reported that
Carmen Starr passed away Thursday morning. CAHA has created an annual award to
be given in Carmen’s name. The award will be an annual volunteer award in
administrative capacity. Carmen has been named the first recipient of the award.
DEPUTY COMMISSIONER REPORT
Sandy reported that due
to the motion regarding Tier II teams, she will need to make changes to rule
book and clean up changes related to Tier II. Final version will be downloadable
from website. Also will begin tracking coach certifications this year. Will
begin asking for copies of coach cards to begin database. Coaches must be
certified by 12/31. Clubs are responsible to follow-up and pull any coach listed
on roster if they have not obtained their certification. Any returning coach who
previously did not certify will not have until 12/31. Certification must be
received prior to beginning of season. They must be certified prior to placing
on roster. SCAHA will monitor league, Club Presidents need to monitor club
issues. Coach’s card will need to be submitted with rosters in September.
No report this month.
MEMBER SERVICES REPORT
Wendy reported that the
delinquency list has been decreased from 228 to 145. New list is distributed
every Friday. Do not clear name until check has cleared. Larri Woertler
requested that in the future the delinquency list be issued 4/01 and freeze
final list by 5/01.
ICE CONVENOR REPORT
Bob reported that Chris
will be at next meeting. If there are any questions, email, Chris, Bob & Sandy.
Chris is currently reviewing various software packages. Will not be using Bortz
Media this year.
Annie reported that
stat books are ready for pick-up. More books are available for purchase.
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS REPORT
Bob reported that Cindi
had to leave early. She is updating website on a daily basis. She is currently
working on SCAHA 30th Anniversary. She is in contact with the Jr.
Ducks and L.A. Kings. She will need 3 – 4 volunteers to assist.
ACE COACHING COORDINATOR REPORT
No report this month.
Sandy stated that SCAHA
would like to do something in honor of Carmen Starr. Either Memorial trophy or
award, have assisted others recently with donations. It was suggested that SCAHA
make a donation in Carmen’s name to charitable organizations listed. Lisa
England moved to donate $500.00 to each foundation listed for a total donation
of $1,500.00 in Carmen’s name. MOTION WAS SECONDED AND CARRIED.
Larry Brislin reviewed
Mite B proposal, which originally included Squirt B. Schedule is compressed to
15 weeks. 12 regular season and 3 preseason games. Would start 1st
week of October. SCAHA fee ($27) would be waived. Cap dues at $1,000. Further
discussion followed. Alex Dunaev moved to approved Mite B proposal. Dave
Marzullo seconded. After further discussion regarding motion Alex withdrew
Bob reported that word
has come down that USA Hockey fees that neither Norcal nor SCAHA are supporting
girls hockey. Letter from USA Hockey was sent to CAHA. It may become mandatory
that we schedule games, may come down as a mandate, if so this will not be voted
Meeting adjourned 9:45 pm.