MINUTES FROM THE NORCAL EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING March 20, 2004 IN SACRAMENTO.
Meeting was called to order by the Chairman at 9:30pm.
Members in attendance were: Robert Waroff, Perry Siu, Mary McKulle, PJ Slater, Patty Shipman, Jennifer Shipman, Kathy Lopes, Penny Moyce, Darcie Hansen, and Jennifer Battagalia.
Motion to approve the minutes from the Aug. 30, 2003 meeting. Seconded. APPROVED.
Motion to approve the minutes from the Nov. 22, 2003 meeting with the following corrections:
Change the listed meeting site from Level 6 States to Level 5 States.
Change the listed meeting date from Aug. 31 to Aug. 30, 2003. Seconded. APPROVED.
Treasurerís Report: Account Balances to date: Checking: $16,235.65
Money Market: $21,149.04
Total Checking/Savings: $37,384.69
USAG State Chairís Report:
*Please send in your responses to the latest JO Program Survey. This is everyoneís chance to express opinions for the next cycle.
*The State Chair position is up for nominations. Jennifer will run again for the next term.
*There are concerns regarding the last financial information that was reported in the last regional newsletter. Our State Chairman is investigating the accuracy of the report.
*There was discussion regarding non-NorCal members and how to retrieve their share of USAG fees collected by the State Chairman to cover miscellaneous expenses. Our State Chairman is investigating how other states handle the issue.
*The 2004 Olympic Trials for Womenís Rhythmic Gymnastics and Trampoline are being held on June 19th @the San Jose Event Center. Please support this event; it is a major test to see if NorCal has the local support for these types of events and will have an impact on whether future bids will be honored in San Jose.
NAWGJ State Directorís Report:
*NorCal won the Level 7 National Judges Cup this year!
*The next judges test will be held on May 1st @Sac State for levels 5-9.
(The next one after this will be at region One Congress in Sept.)
Level 10 tests must be prearranged with Janet Packwood.
Times for tests are as follows:
L/8 film: 9:00-10:30a.m.
Written test for all levels 10:45a.m.-12:15p.m.
Level 9 film: 12:30-2:00p.m.
*The Handbook is still a work in progress, but will be completed in time for the June meeting.
There was discussion regarding the role of NorCalís Executive Board. The board has made and will continue to make tremendous steps towards improving overall communication with its membership. The Zone Reps are vital in the process. A questionnaire will out to the membership before the June meeting regarding this issue.
*Nominations for all NorCal awards except the William Glover Scholarship are being accepted until April 30th.
All nominations for the HollyBalber Kemp, Compulsory Coach, Optional Coach, Choreographer, Judge, Don Nelson, and/or James Wallace Awards should be sent to Robert Waroff.
*ALL PROPOSALS FOR THE JUNE MEETING MUST BE RECEIVED BY MAY 1st.
*There was discussion regarding the new Paul Hausladen Memorial Scholarship Award. Nominations are being accepted. Please contact Darcie Hansen for more information or to submit a nomination.
NEXT EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING WILL BE JUNE 5th- LOCATION TBA
Motion to adjourn. Seconded. Approved. Meeting adjourned at 11:00pm.
Mary McKulle, Secretary