Orange Committee Minutes

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Orange Committee Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 @ 7:30 PM Woollett Aquatics Center, Irvine


Call to Order—7:30 p.m. by Devon Ames, Chair


Present: Devon Ames (Chair), Ken LaMont (Senior Rep), Richard Davis (Officials), Tracy Maurer (Diversity Chair), Sarah Dawson (Age Group Rep), Bill Voigt (Coach Rep), Steve Quan (Secretary/Treasurer), Lynda Julson (Acting Program Chair), Jose De La Jara (CMAC), Desi Turcios (ORCA), Ken Russell (AAA), Brian Pajer (AZOT).  


Board Member(s) Absent: S David Prodanovich (Vice-Chair), Kim Hoesterey (Program Chair), Nora Deleske (Athlete Rep).


Treasurer’s Report (Steve Quan): No report.    


Age Group Report (Sarah Dawson): Recap of issues discussed at SCS HOD meeting.  The December Age Group returns to WAG format with three sites.  A motion for no tech suits for swimmers age 5-10 years old.  A motion for all committees to adopt the SCS Championship bid process for awarding committee meets.  The prevention head strikes are still a priority of operational risk concerns.  The third site for the 2017 Summer JO meet will be FAST. 


Coaches’ Rep (Bill Voigt): Review of Senior Fund Changes at SCS HOD meeting. Five motions were introduced.  Motion 1; Athletes must be SCS member representing only SCS during travel year (Sept 1–Aug 31) except college athlete representing only college team.  Athlete new to SCS to receive 10% for eligible first year, 40% second year, 70% third year and 100% fourth year and thereafter.  Motion 2; Athlete eligible for one meet Sep-March10K Open Water Championship and, in years when there is a trials class meet, eligible for trials class meet plus one other summer National championship (Open, Sr, Jr, Futures).  Motion 3; To be eligible, athlete must achieve qualifying time for specific meet based on: For Winter championship meets (National and Junior Nationals) January 1 to entry deadline for meet; For summer meets (Trials class, Open, Juniors, and Futures) within one year of entry deadline for that meet.  Motion 4; To better fund Club Recognition program across the Quad: Raise the maximum individual event entry fee and the relay entry fee for all Senior meets (whether timed final or heats/finals), all ages Group Championship meets (WAG, JAG, JO) and other heats/finals meets (excluding Geographic Committee championships) by $1.00 per individual and relay events. Motion 5; motions 1-4 Effective date: January 1, 2017. 


Senior Representative (Ken LaMont): No report. 


Official’s Chair (Richard Davis): No report. 


Diversity Chair (Tracy Maurer): No report. 


Athlete Rep (Nora Deleske): No Report. 


Acting Program Chair (Lynda Julson): Next meeting set for Tuesday January 24, 2017 at 7:30 pm.  


Old Business: None.  


New Business:  Open Water Rep, Athlete Rep, and Diversity Chair positions are now open.  Athlete Rep training is scheduled for March 11-12, 2017 at Canyons Aquatics Club. 


Meeting adjourned at 7:50 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Steven R. Quan Secretary/Treasurer