Orange Committee Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Orange Committee Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 @ 7:30 PM Woollett Aquatics Center, Irvine


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


Present: David Prodanovich (Chair), Devon Ames (Vice-Chair), Steve Quan (Secretary/Treasurer), Ken LaMont (Senior Rep), Sarah Dawson (Age Group Rep), Bill Voight (Coach Rep), Alex Nieto (Open Water), Hannah Fey (Athlete Rep), Owen Morrison (Athlete Rep), Lynda Julson (Program Chair pro tempore), Tracy Maurer (GWSC), Desi Turcios (ORCA), Goran Westerlund (SCA), Tim Teeter (SET), Evan Forbes (GSC), Nathan Wilcox (Nova), Ryan Kauth (CMAC), and Ken Russell (AAA).  


Board Member(s) Absent: Kim Hoesterey (Program Chair), Richard Davis (Officials), and Jose De La Jara (Diversity Chair).


Treasurer’s Report (Steve Quan): Expenses: $1,000.00 ($100.00 meet sanctions & $900.00 athlete summit), No income report, Balance: $19,807.22    


Age Group Report (Sarah Dawson): Concerns over recent JO’s:  Had difficulty in getting 12 & under swimmers to attend on Thursday.  Would like to see the Thursday relays moved to Saturday.  Would like to see either the 50 free or 200 IM moved because they were scheduled back to back. 


Coaches’ Rep (Bill Voigt): No report. 


Senior Representative (Ken LaMont): No report. 


Official’s Chair (Richard Davis): Carried by Steve Quan; Continued request for all teams to query their parents for interest in becoming deck officials. 


Diversity Chair (Jose De La Jara): Absent; no report. 


Athlete Rep (Hannah Fey): Review of Athlete Summit she and Owen Morrison attended 3/11-12/2017.  She gained ease of public speaking and became educated in the governance of the SCS Athlete.  She thought that Spring Sectionals was held at a good venue with plenty of warm up and warm down space.  Hannah felt finals went well.


Athlete Rep (Owen Morrison): Suggested that an organizing committee comprised of athlete reps from every team within the committee meet prior to the summit next year. 


Program Chair pro tempore (Lynda Julson): Next meeting set for Tuesday April 25, 2017 at 7:30 pm.  The Ad-Hoc meeting begins at 7:00pm and the following meets will be discussed:

July 7-9, 2017 Blue Long Course @ FAST

July 21-23, 2017 JO Max Short Course @ ORCA & Gators


Old Business: Motion to approve February 2017 meeting minutes passed.  


New Business: None.



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 7:55 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Steven R. Quan Secretary/Treasurer