Orange Committee Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Orange Committee Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, May 23, 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), Alex Nieto (Open Water), Tracy Maurer (GWSC), Desi Turcios (ORCA), Tim Teeter (SET), Evan Forbes (GSC), Felipe Delgado (GSC), Nathan Wilcox (Nova), Patti Haney (SEAL), Ken Russell (AAA), Brian Pajer (AZOT), Roman Sandler (SCAT), Mickey Gladys (EAST), and Ryan Kauth (CMAC). 


Board Member(s) Absent: Devon Ames (Vice-Chair), Jose De La Jara (Diversity Chair), Owen Morrison (Athlete Rep), and Hannah Fey (Athlete Rep).


Treasurer’s Report (Steve Quan): Income $707.50, Meet sanctions: -$75.00, Expenses: $0.00, 4/30/2017 Balance: $21,019.72.


Age Group Report (Sarah Dawson): No report. 


Coaches’ Rep (Bill Voigt): No report.


Senior Representative (Ken LaMont): Senior committee met during SMOC in April.  A LSC senior heats/finals meet was proposed for president’s weekend in February 2018 with a qualifying timed final meet held on MLK weekend in January 2018.  Meets will have a junior national cut cap.  A SCS all-star team may be selected from these meets to compete in Canada.


Official’s Chair (Richard Davis): Reported two new rule changes; wetsuits for open water swimming and seeding rule changes. 


Diversity Chair (Carried by Sarah Dawson.): Diversity camp is scheduled for November 21-22, 2017 and programming is on-going. 


Athlete Rep (Owen Morrison) and (Hannah Fey): Absent; no report. 


Program Chair (Kim Hoesterey): Next meeting set for Tuesday June 27, 2017 at 7:30 pm.  The Ad-Hoc meeting begins at 7:00pm. The 2018 meet schedule, CMAC, SCAT, SEAL, and GWSC meets will be discussed.


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


New Business: Motion to have the single host March 2018 blue meet changed to a two-host blue/red meet did not pass.


Ken Lamont announced that Nova invited speaker David Benzel to address their team and was inquiring if there was any interest in other Orange Committee teams attending.   


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 8:27 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Steven R. Quan Secretary/Treasurer