NWOIAAA Exec. Bd. Mtg
April 15, 2013
Present were: Susie Felver, Mike Vannett, Tom Hunter, Rich Dackin, Jim Huss, Chris Fahim, Tim Erickson, Glen Gillespie, Ben Paul, Kent Asher, Jim Offenbaker, Steve Carmella, John Harris.
President Mike Vannett called the meeting to order at 9:10 AM.
Minutes and Treasurer’s Report were reviewed by Randy Hord.
Thinnes Scholarship was discussed and was awarded to Katie Dackin. She will receive it at the Fall Conference in September.
Fall Conference date is September 18, 2013 at BGSU. A discussion was held regarding the tournament managers’ meeting being held in conjunction with the conference again this year. NWDAB will be contacted regarding that. “Side Effects” will be setting up a vendor’s booth and making a short presentation. A discussion of vendors vs. sponsors for the conference was held. Vendors fees will be $100. Sponsors will be decided on a case-by-case basis.
Round table discussions will be held on April 24 beginning at 6:00 PM at Icky’s in Archibold, Milano’s in Lima and the New Riegel Café. Milano’s is a new location (address: 783 Elida RD, Lima 45805). OIAAA will have reps at each meeting. Tim Erickson will be at Archibold, Matt Shomper at Milano’s and Bruce Brown at New Riegel.
The NWOIAAA’s representation with the NWDAB was discussed. A new rep was discussed and Mike Vannett indicated he may be interested. At the April NWDAB meeting some topics to be discussed with them will include: Home Site tournament facilities, Flat fee charges for tournaments, combined enrollment for determining sites for both Cross country and Track, Team Wrestling Tournaments, Golf Tournaments regarding accounting and paying for facilities usage, etc.
Also discussed was the new accounting and pay procedures for tournament workers who are school district employees. There is a separate line item for payment of taxes to those workers on the tournament report.
The OIAAA Fall conference was discussed. The keynote speaker will be Archie Griffin. The conference will be held at Easton on November 17-19, 2013. Kent has already reserved the NWOIAAA hospitality room. There will also be a speaker regarding Title IX.
The proposal for separation of public-private schools has been withdrawn. A general discussion of other referendum items was held.
Glen talked about the LTI outreach program. The first ten Athletic Administrators that sign up for both sessions will have their entire fee paid by the Executive Committee. This includes 501 and 502, as well as lunch. The courses will be held June 9 at Carey High School from 8-12 and 1-5. Mike will send an email blast regarding this.
Meeting was adjourned at 10:36.
Randy Hord, Sec/Treas