Orange Committee Meeting Minutes

Monday, May 22, 2017

Orange Committee Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 @ 7:30 PM Woollett Aquatics Center, Irvine


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


Present: David Prodanovich (Chair), Kim Hoesterey (Program Chair), Steve Quan (Secretary/Treasurer), Richard Davis (Officials), Ken LaMont (Senior Rep), Sarah Dawson (Age Group Rep), Bill Voight (Coach Rep), Jose De La Jara (Diversity Chair), Owen Morrison (Athlete Rep), Tracy Maurer (GWSC), Desi Turcios (ORCA), Goran Westerlund (SCA), Tim Teeter (SET), Evan Forbes (GSC), Felipe Delgado (GSC), Nathan Wilcox (Nova), Patti Haney (SEAL), and Dave Edoff (Meet Referee).  


Board Member(s) Absent: Devon Ames (Vice-Chair), Alex Nieto (Open Water), and Hannah Fey (Athlete Rep).


Treasurer’s Report (Steve Quan): No income or expenditure report.  3/31/2017 Balance: $20,387.22.


Age Group Report (Sarah Dawson): Introduced discussion regarding moving JO open water competition to JAG to increase participation. 


Coaches’ Rep (Bill Voigt): Reviewed issues covered at SCS Board meeting 4/19/2017.  SCS did not experience a membership surge after this past Olympics as it did in previous Olympic years.  The top 10 banquet will be held May 11, 2017 and volunteer assistance is still being sought.  SBSC request to move WAG to Santa Barbara was rejected and may go to re-bid if a suitable venue is not found.  NACC will be held at UC San Diego with Mexico the only other team in attendance.


Senior Representative (Ken LaMont): Advised that the 2018 Senior Race Series will be flighted for meets over 400 and capped at 800 participants.  Zone Senior Champs is may be split into two meets; one North and South. 


Official’s Chair (Richard Davis): Introduced his manual on legal competition suits to be disseminated to all officials in the Orange Committee. 


Diversity Chair (Jose De La Jara): There will be a conference call for the Diversity Clinic in Los Angeles. 


Athlete Rep (Owen Morrison): Continued work on setting up committee and September meeting. 


Program Chair (Kim Hoesterey): Next meeting set for Tuesday May 23, 2017 at 7:30 pm.  The Ad-Hoc meeting begins at 7:00pm. The 2018 meet schedule and the September EAST BRW meet will be discussed.


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

Additional discussion regarding all teams in Orange Committee having athlete representatives.  The suggested criteria for reps are that that they be at least 13 years of age and have been with that team for at least one year.  1-3 reps should attend the LSC meeting.


No funding is available for administrative official training.


All committees shall adopt the LSC meet bidding process.


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 8:13 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Steven R. Quan Secretary/Treasurer