2017 Penn Del Board Meeting Minutes
C.T.O.: 6:33 by President Berton
Present: Elliot Berton, Bob Heebner Jr., Erik Nelson, Mark Fisher, Carl Sandoe, Bert Hewitt, Rick Carson, Tom Warrick, Jenn Woods*, Fred Polaski*, & Howard Halpern*. * = by phone.
Minutes: December 2016 minutes approved as presented.
Finance: Report tabled till next month. Rick reported that the Hy-Tek licenses for the Championship meets are here and he sent them to Carl. What license to be used for Charlie Hartley was discussed with an eye towards next year.
Championships: A discussion was held on what services (equipment) the host can request from the board and what the costs for those services could be. Carl reported that all invitations are posted. There is a new changed event file for the Jefferson Championship. Carl reported there is no host interest in the Distance Meet, so it is being dropped for this year. Elliot went over the Board assignments for the Championship Meets. A long discussion was held concerning the Board reaching out to the host teams and volunteering as ´┐Żtroubleshooters´┐Ż for their meets.
Officials: Bert/Rick presented an outline for Officials´┐Ż Clinics for 2017-2018. The expected timeframe for the classes was gone over and the proposed lengths and content were discussed. Bert reported that the proposal will be presented at the Spring Meeting and classes/clinics will be held in September.
Commissioners: Rick and Jenn reported they re-scored the Scranton-Schuylkill meets. That was the only unusual event at this time. A discussion was held about how to list the meets in a tri-meet. Jenn reported still finding non-rostered swimmers in meets. Tom/Fred published an article about how to solve common meet problems and got positive feedback on it.
Charlie-Hartley: Erik reported the team invitation will be posted by Wednesday. The contracts are signed and ready to go (this is sooner than normal).
Awards: Bert reported that the awards have arrived.
Adjourned: 8:47. Next Meeting: Feb. 13, 2017 Loc. TBA