Orange Committee Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Orange Committee Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 @ 7:30 PM Woollett Aquatics Center, Irvine

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

 Motion to approve May 2017 meeting minutes passed.

Present: David Prodanovich (Chair), Devon Ames (Vice-Chair), Kim Hoesterey (Program Chair), Steve Quan (Secretary/Treasurer), Richard Davis (Officials), Sarah Dawson (Age Group Rep), Bill Voight (Coach Rep), Alex Nieto (Open Water), Jose De La Jara (Diversity Chair), Tracy Maurer (GWSC), Desi Turcios (ORCA), Tim Teeter (SET), Evan Forbes (GSC), Patti Haney (SEAL), Ken Russell (AAA), Collin Gladys (EAST), Teresa Wilson (FAST), Steve Pickell (SOCAL), and Lynda Julson (Administrative Referee). 

 Board Member(s) Absent: Ken Lamont (Senior Rep), Owen Morrison (Athlete Rep), and Hannah Fey (Athlete Rep).

Treasurer’s Report (Steve Quan): Income $830.01, Meet sanctions: -$75.00, Expenses: $488.68, 5/31/2017 Balance: $21,286.04.

Age Group Report (Sarah Dawson): Discussion regarding issues at 2017 JAG meet held at La Mirada; meet size too large, not adequate warm up or warm down space, two to a lane in distance events, tech suit policing, and tightening of time standards. 

Coaches’ Rep (Bill Voigt): On-line registration will be available in Southern California Swimming before USA Swimming institutes the program.  There have been amendments to the SCS meet form and sanction template.  Please utilize these new forms and email copies to Stacy Smith and Kim Hoesterey when submitting your requests.

Senior Representative (Ken LaMont): No report.

Official’s Chair (Richard Davis): Reported that the meet form stipulation regarding tech suit usage has not been amended by SCS.   

Open Water Chair (Alex Nieto): Open Water Championship was held at Castaic Lake on the Monday following JAG.  Fifty more participants this year over last.  Next year’s competition will be held on the same date.

 Diversity Chair (Jose De La Jara): No Report. 

 Athlete Rep (Owen Morrison) and (Hannah Fey): No report. 

Program Chair (Kim Hoesterey): Next meeting set for Tuesday July 18, 2017 at 7:30 pm.  The 2018 meet bids are due Thursday July 13, 2017.  The Ad-Hoc meeting begins at 7:00 pm. Brea, STOP, and SOCAL (November 11-12, 2017) meets will be discussed.

Old Business: Research regarding Orange Committee funds are available for speaker David Benzel.

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 7:48 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Steven R. Quan Secretary/Treasurer