Northern California Women's
UNAPPROVED MINUTES FROM THE NOR CAL EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING, NOV. 18, 2000
was called to order by the Vice-Chariman at 6:30 pm.
in attendance were: Rebecca Del
Camp, Mike Guzman, Herb Highsmith (for P.J. Slater), Mary McKulle, Mary P.
Miller, Penny Moyce, Dave Peterson, Josie Rozzelle, Patty Shipman (for Fran
Earles and Jen Shipman), Perry Siu, and Bill Strom.
Motion was made to approve the minutes from the previous meeting. Seconded. Approved.
Bill handed out a transactional report since September, and reported that
there were some discrepancies in the statement with regard to awards monies. Nor
Cal is doing fine financially.
asked that Zone Reps list the check number, date, and amount of any checks they
forward so that he can process them correctly.
Zone Reps also need to make sure everyone in your zone has paid
membership and registered their kids.
One way to check on that is through the website, it is pretty accurate
and up to date.
State Chair report: Fran
wanted everyone to know that Robbie Sumpter (AZ) is the interim Regional Chair
after Denise Porrazzo stepped down.
State Directors report: Jennifer
Shipman has organized the NAWGJ clinic on Dec. 2nd and 3rd.
Judy Dobransky is a dynamic clinician, and she encourages everyone to
attend. Also, the Dec. 7th
level 7 meet will likely be held at Tri Valley due to prohibitive costs of
holding it off-site.
announced that Jennifer has passed the bar exam! Congratulations to her!
was a discussion about safety concerns at the Level 6 State meet, particularly
with regard to the bars. This and
other concerns will be discussed later in the meeting.
Rep reports: Zones
7 and 8 reported that they were pleased with the re-zoning. There was a suggestion to not collect the total numbers of
competitors from each club until September.
proposal was made and seconded to move the due date for Nor Cal membership up to
After discussion, this proposal was withdrawn and will be brought to
the General Membership at the June meeting.
A bid for Level 9/10 State Championships was turned in to the Board by
Galaxy Gymnastics. This bid was
neither accepted nor denied at this time while the Board looks into other
discussion of State meet qualification, a proposal was made as follows:
50 percent of all Level 5s go to State.
The numbers will be determined by Oct. 1st, and approved by
the Nor Cal Board or committee. It
would still be a percent of a percent in each age group, but each Zone would
send the top 1 (instead of 5), and with a minimum score of 31.00.
Seconded. After lengthy
discussion, the motion was defeated. The
Board would like to see an analysis of how that would would work based on this
years numbers before reconsidering.
Proposal to break age groups down to no more than 30 per age group at State for Levels 5 and 6. Seconded. Approved.
light of the issues and concerns brought up about the Level 6 State
Championships this season, there was a discussion about how better to monitor
the following of meet host guidelines as set by Nor Cal.
A motion was made that upon
acceptance of any State meet bid, the Board will assign a liason to oversee the
running of that meet. Seconded. Approved.
Mary and Perry will take corrections from the Boards review of the
revised Handbook and try to get copies to the membership by next month.
to update the Handbook on a yearly basis, to be distributed by Sept. 1st.
Nominations for Compulsory Coach of the Year are due Dec. 1st.
Perry asked that Zone Reps try to get at least one nomination per Zone.
1st is the deadline for the Holly Balber-Kemp, the William Glover,
and the Splitz Scholarship award nominations.
A proposal was made to limit raffles at State Meets to a maximum of 5 minutes in lenth. Seconded. Approved.
to adjourn. Seconded.
Approved. Meeting adjourned
Board meeting to be determined.
Mary P. Miller, Secretary