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Canyon Creek Little League
Board Meeting Minutes                    August 16, 2010
Morgan Cabana
Present: John Morris, Lorraine Kalich, Joshua Nevarez, Michael Kanceljak, Jim Albin, Jeni Bernard, Anne Reed, Paul Leffel, Diana Waterson, Ross McKeon, Stephen Fields, Kelvin Friedel.
The meeting was called to order by John Morris at 7:10 p.m.  This was an informal meeting to discuss the plans for the upcoming season.  The email to attend this meeting went out to those individuals that had already expressed their intention to return to the Board for the 2011 season.  Interest was shown by some attendees to fill open director roles and these will be appointed following the annual membership meeting.  

I.        Topics of Discussion 

  1. Annual Membership Meeting – The annual membership meeting will be held on September 7, 2010 at Bollinger Canyon Elementary.  Lorraine Kalich will send out an email blast to the membership with the information.  Lorraine volunteered to head up a nominating committee for the positions that still need to be filled.
  3. Executive Board – It was discussed that the Executive Board structure be modified and potentially consist of a President, VP of League Administration, VP of Baseball Operations, VP of Finance, Secretary and Player Agent (and one other position to be determined).  The Bylaws will need to be modified to reflect any changes and be approved by the membership.
  5. Treasurer’s Report – Don Natlich will submit the end of the season financials to be handed over to the new Treasurer.
  7. Webmaster – George Kirkland will help assist the new webmaster once one is in place.
  9. City Fees – City fees have increased and it will need to be assessed if registration fees will need to be increased.
  11. Registration Banners and Flyers – Banners will need to be placed at each school announcing the opening of registration.  Flyers will also go out to each school giving the registration information.  We will need to have the school district approve the flyer before it can be distributed.
     g.  Tentative Calendar for 2010/2011:
            September 7, 2010 – Annual Meeting
            October 1, 2010 – Registration Opens
            October 4-8, 2010 – Wear your CCLL spirit wear to school
            November 28, 2010 – Registration Closes
            December 4, 5 and 11, 2010 – Tryouts
            December 12, 2010 – Draft
            January 8 and 9, 2011 – Alternate Tryouts and Draft (if rained out)
            February 1, 2011 – Practices Begin
            March 19, 2011 – Opening Day
            April 11-17, 2011 – Mid-Season Classic
            May 31, 2011 – Playoffs Begin 

II.       Previous Business 

  1. Souvenir Program – The Souvenir Program has not been completed at this time.  Ross McKeon and John Morris have volunteered to take over the project and make sure the programs are distributed. 
  3. All Star Commitment – Before any player decides to apply for All Stars, they must be fully committed and be able to attend all practices and games.  This has not been adhered to and must be enforced.
III.     Next Board Meeting – September 7, 2010.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:10 p.m., unresolved issues will be revisited following the September 7, 2010 membership meeting.
Respectfully submitted:
Jeni Bernard – CCLL Secretary 2009/2010.