Penn Del Board Meeting Minutes
May 14, 2018
C.T.O.: 6:35 by President Berton.
Present: Elliot Berton, R. Heebner Jr., Mark Fisher, Tom Warrick, Rick Carson, Bert Hewitt, Carl Sandoe, Howard Halpern*, Kelly Burk*, & Jenn Woods*.
Spring Meeting Minutes: Approved as amended.
April Board Minutes: Approved as submitted.
Finance: Elliot reviewed financial data including pending invoices for clinic fees and other charges. The Board also reviewed the status of the Charlie Hartley Meet expense reimbursement.
Charlie Hartley: The Board considered the Charlie Hartley meet qualifying standards including eligibility of some swimmers who have qualified for District meets. The Board will extend an invitation to a swimmer and her coach to discuss Charlie Hartley qualifying standards with the Board at its June meeting.
Championships: Carl outlined a clarified policy permitting Championship Meet hosts to rent League equipment. The Board discussed whether Meet Manager licensing fees should be charged to Championship Meet hosts. The Board deferred the decision and Rick was tasked with getting more information. Carl is evaluating adjustments to the meet invitation. The Board also agreed to use a different method to determine the number of required volunteer timers from each participating team.
Dual Meets: Tom summarized concerns raised by a League member about the effect of very large teams at dual meets. The Board conducted a preliminary discussion about ways to address the issues. The Board will invite the League member to the June meeting to discuss the issue and to consider possible solutions.
Officials: A decision was made to send lists of certified officials and meet manager operators who completed the required annual clinic to Pat and Tom on November 2nd so that the information can be posted on the website and available for reference at the first dual meets scheduled for November 8.
Rules: Elliot requested Bert to incorporate the Rule changes adopted at the Spring League Meeting. Rick will assist Bert to incorporate the Rule changes.
Website / Communications: Tom will issue a reminder urging all teams to review the schedule of YMCA Officials classes and League clinics.
Adj.: 9:01 P.M. Next Meeting: June 11 Loc. TBA