RDYSL Board Meeting Minutes

Monday, January 8, 2007

7:00 – 9:00pm


JCC 1200Edgewood Avenue



Board Attendance: Mary Arter, Lou Boyon, Dennis Crowe, Howie DeLooze, Peppy Ehrlich, Neil Fisher, Michael Fridman, Sue Gurak, Beth Guzzetta, Donna Kephart, Jim LeGrett, Gary Levine, Karen May, Jacky Van Dellon, Mark Van Dellon, Joe Walton



Meeting Called to Order: 7:00 pm


  1. Referee issues
    1. Walton's proposals

                                                               i.      Joe discussed his proposal for increases in referee fees starting in 2008. Made some adjustments to proposal and Joe will meet with members of the referee unit’s board to discuss proposed fee increases for 2008.

                                                             ii.      Discussion for possible bonus to referees.  Currently, the bonus plan has 2 different features and the board is referred to the document that was sent in December. Several opinions were presented which summarized the pros and cons of a bonus system. Gary requested that all members consider this and will discuss at a later meeting.


    1. Franz payment

                                                               i.      Franz is owed money from individual referees – the Referee unit refused to pay. RDYSL will pay Franz what he is owed and try to get the money back from the individual referees.


    1. Assignor class

                                                               i.      There is an assignor class coming up in the New Year. Gary suggests that Joe and he take the assignor class.

                                                             ii.      Discussions around having the clubs pay the assigning fees. – old discussion – looking up minutes from previous discussion. – no change planned regarding this.


    1. Referee request for referee data

                                                               i.      We do not give out this data that was requested. We will discuss the information but not give the actual data.

                                                             ii.      Gary does not recommend sharing the data any further than we have to Franz and Bill Fahey. – The board agreed.


  1. Scholarship change
    1. Currently given – 4 payments – one for each year once there is proof of re-admittance and a GPA.
    2. Is this the most efficient way to pay the scholarships?
    3. Leave payment of scholarship the way it is – Lou is happy about the way it is done now.


  1. MCC meeting issue
    1. Room issues – our usual rooms for the March coaches meeting is not available  – options discussed.
    2. Discussion around the best way to run this meeting and who the target audience is.
    3. Gary and Jacky to figure out format.
    4. Meetings to be held March 12th and 13th at MCC.


  1. Delinquent clubs
    1. 4 clubs have not paid (Hilton, Penfield Rangers, RH, VF).
    2. If they do not pay they do not get to register.


  1. Computer/website – everything going well.


  1. Coaching clinic


    1. RDYSL will be sponsoring a coaching clinic again this year.
    2. To be presented by Glenn Buckley and his staff.
    3. Free to all RDYSL coaches.
    4. It will be held April 28th at TSE – 10am – 3pm
    5. 2 groups – for Coaches of U8-U12 and for Coaches of U13-U17
    6. There will be field and classroom sessions for each group.
    7. Detailed flyer to be sent out and posted on the website as soon as available.
    8. Attendance last year was great!



Meeting Adjourned:  8:37 pm