POWHA: Agenda & Minutes

Tuesday, July 31
2011-2012 Spring Meeting Minutes

Pennsylvania-Ohio Women’s Hockey Association

Spring League Meeting Agenda

Iceoplex@Southpoint Ice Rink

114 Southpointe Blvd,

Canonsburg PA, 15317

(724) 745-6666

Friday April 13th, 2012

7:30 p.m.

 

Board Members Present:

President – Audrey Choh

Treasurer – Kristy Nosker (via phone)

Vice President of Administration – Not Present

Vice President of Competition – Marcia Metz (came mid-meeting)

Secretary – Elizabeth McIntosh

Upper Division Statistician – Not Present

Lower Division Statistician – Gretchen Maxeiner

 

Ø  Call to Order – 7:30 p.m.

Ø  Team Representatives Present

·         Number of possible votes = 18

·         A majority vote – 2/3 = 12

Ø  Approval of July 31, 2011 minutes

·         Kristy N. motioned for the minutes to be approved.

·         Gretchen M. seconded

·         Minutes approved with no opposition

Ø  Officers’ Reports

·         President – None

·         Treasurer – Shared account information

·         Secretary – Rosters procedures went much smoother this year.  Thanks

·         Upper Division Statistician – Not present. Audrey discussed how the MVP votes were not recorded correctly on multiple rosters throughout the season.

·         Lower Division Statistician – Rosters looked good and were going great

Ø  Discussion about Bylaws

·         Elizabeth M. explained the draft of proposed bylaw changes

§  The changes are printed in different colors to help differentiate changes.

§  Green Changes are reported to have been approved in a previous meeting but were not officially recorded.  A re-vote is needed to make them official.

·         Discussions of green changes

§  8 (k) iii  - Marianne G. explained original purpose of making this change

·         Audrey C. motioned to approve

·         Gretchen M seconded

·         Approved unanimously

§  8 (u)

·         Discussion was had.  Gretchen. M. explained why the age requirement is necessary. Gretchen J. suggested it could be that the Stars are able to have younger players rostered b/c they have certified level 3 coaches. Marianna G. had heard coaches, refs, or anybody in locker room would also have to be certified/screened.  Merri M. stated the Fangs cannot have under age players due to house rules.  Betsy S. Ice Hawks do not allow.

o   Gretchen M. motions to accept change

o   Audrey C.  seconded

o   Passed unanimously

§  Discussion to add clarification stating “Players must be 18 or older to play in any POWHA sanctioned Competition.”

·         Audrey C.  motioned to pass

·         Merri M. 2nd

·         Passed unanimously

·         Proposed Bylaw -  Purple Changes were discussed

§  Audrey C.  discussed transferring the rostering duties from the secretary’s role to the VP of Admin and changing necessary verbiage in the bylaws

·         Audrey C. motioned to accept

·         Kori D. seconded

·         Passed unanimously

§  1(e) iii – Gretchen M. discussed

·         Terri V motioned to accept

·         Betsy S. seconded that it be accepted w/ adding non-refundable

·         Passed w/ 12 votes

§  2 (a) i & ii

·         Audrey motioned to accept

·         Merri seconded

·         Passed unanimously

§  4 (a)

·         Elizabeth M. motioned to accepts changes

·         Marianne G. seconded

·         Passed unanimously

§  4 (d)

·         Audrey C. motioned to accept as written

·         Discussion of time frames was had

·         Gretchen M. seconded

·         Passed unanimously

§  4 (e)

·         Audrey C.  motioned to accept as written

·         Gretchen M. seconded

·         Passed unanimously

§  4 (f)

·          Elizabeth M. motioned to accept as written

·         Audrey C. seconded

·         Gretchen M. motioned to have the duty of maintaining the Most Valuable Player votes be moved to a duty of the VP of Admin.

·         Discussion was had

·         The time frame for declaring when a goalie has to choose a team was tabled until the fall meeting.

·         Gretchen M. motioned to pass

·         Audrey C. seconded

·         Passed unanimously, striking the time frame for goalies declaring teams

§  7 (a)

·         Gretchen M. motioned to accept

·         Audrey C. seconded

·         Passed unanimously

§  8 (a)

·         Audrey C. motioned to accept

·         Merri M. seconded

·         Passed unanimously

§  8 (e) i

·         Discussion on language being added, “…when the fund is used and meets a point where the depreciation is less than $50 per team, the $50 fee will be collected again.”

·         Marianne G. motioned to accept with additional language

·         Gretchen M. seconded

·         Passed unanimously

§  8 (f) i

·         Tabled for further discussion at fall meeting

§  8 (i)  & 8 (i) i & 8 (j) i

·         Gretchen M. motioned to vote for all the above changes at once

·         Merri seconded

·         All passed unanimously

§  8 (k) i 

·         Betsy S. motioned to accept

·         Merri M. seconded

·         Passed unanimously

§  8 (l)

·         Gretchen M. motioned to accept

·         Merri M. seconded

·         Passed unanimously

§  8 (u)

·         Merri M. motioned to accept

·         Audrey C. seconded

·         Passed unanimously

§  9 (c)

·         Gretchen M. motioned to accept upon the wording being, “…one and one half (1-1/2) hours of ice which may include the ice cut.”

·         Audrey C. seconded

·         Passed unanimously

§  9 (f) & 9 (g) & 9 (h) & 10 (b) & 10 (b) i

·         Gretchen M. motioned to vote for all the above changes at once

·         Merri M. seconded

·         All passed unanimously

§  8 (r ) & 8 (r) i

·         Kori D motioned to accept

·         Elizabeth M. seconded

·         Passed unanimously

·         Proposed Constitution changes were discussed

§  Section 1 A), B), & C)

·         Audrey C. motioned to accept

·         Merri M. seconded

·         Passed unanimously

§  Section 3 A)

·         There was discussion on term limits

·         Gretchen M. motioned to table for further discussion at the fall meeting

·         Merri M. seconded

·         Passed unanimously

·         Other Business