Orange Committee Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Orange Committee Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 @ 7:30 PM Woollett Aquatics Center, Irvine


Call to Order—7:30 p.m. by David Prodanovich, Chair


Present: Devon Ames (Vice-Chair), Kim Hoesterey (Program Chair), Steve Quan (Secretary/Treasurer), Richard Davis (Officials), Ken LaMont (Senior Rep), Sarah Dawson (Age Group Rep), Bill Voigt (Coach Rep), Tracy Maurer (Diversity Chair), Lynda Julson (Administrative Official), Dave Edoff (Deck Official). Bill Wright (Deck Official), Jose De La Jara (CMAC), Desi Turcios (ORCA), Collin Gladys (EAST), Goran Westerlund (SCA), Patti Haney (SEAL), Tim Teeter (SET), Evan Forbes (GSC), Cynthia Bandaruk (Splash).  


Board Member(s) Absent: Nora Deleske (Athlete Rep).


Treasurer’s Report (Steve Quan): Net: $833.50, Balance: $21,034.72.    


Age Group Report (Sarah Dawson): Recap of issues discussed at SCS Board meeting.  All meet cancellations due to exigent circumstances as determined by the meet referee shall be immediately be communicated to a SCS Board Member.  Reviewed tech suit discussion at SCS Board meeting.


Coaches’ Rep (Bill Voigt): Review of information from SCS Board meeting.  Kim O’Shea is the new SCS Executive Director.  Stacy Smith will be handling all meet sanctions.  Coach’s Advisory Chair Mark Warkentin will introduce meet fee limits at next SCS Board meeting.  Open Water Nationals will be held at Castaic Lake May 19-21, 2017 including a new 16-under Junior National competition.  Discussion regarding limits on relay-only swimmers at JO’s was tabled.  the 2017 Swim Guide was posted to the SCS website on January 2, 2017. 


Senior Representative (Ken LaMont): No report. 


Official’s Chair (Richard Davis): Committee discussion regarding implementation of new suit ruling by SCS board. 


Diversity Chair (Tracy Maurer): No report. 


Athlete Rep (Nora Deleske): No Report. 


Program Chair (Kim Hoesterey): Next meeting set for Tuesday February 28, 2017 at 7:30 pm. The “Free Weekend” meets the host teams are responsible for the meet sanction fee and sanction requests. Teams may submit reimbursements requests for amounts up to $1,000.00 for awards at championship meets.  Submit requests to either the Chair, David Prodanovich or Secretary/Treasurer, Steve Quan.


Old Business: None.  


New Business:  Open Water Rep, 2nd Athlete Rep, and Diversity Chair positions are now open.  If interested, submit email to Chair David Prodanovich.  Vacancies filled after the general election will be appointed.


All teams are reminded to convey your absence from attending a meet to host teams at a minimum of 90 days in advance. 


Meeting adjourned at 8:20 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Steven R. Quan Secretary/Treasurer