832:††† The Board meeting of the Washington High
School Boys Lacrosse Association was held
833:††† MOTION:† The Executive Board minutes of the
834:††† Vern introduced Leslie Cornelison to the Board.† Leslie is the incoming Executive Secretary/Treasurer of the Board.
835:††† The Board reviewed the handout for the General Membership meeting.† An addition to the handout is that team rosters must be posted on Sportability by March 10.† There will be sanctions for teams who donít post their rosters by that date.
836:††† The Board agreed that coaches will face sanctions if they do not have a current USL membership throughout the season.† Teams will forfeit games that are played with a head coach who is not in compliance.†
837:††† Gail spoke to the Board about her
meeting with the Principal and AD at
838:††† The Board reviewed Tonyís proposed policy
memo regarding the organization of membersí boards.† Several suggestions were made to clarify the
memo.† Gail will make the changes,
circulate it for final approval and it will be sent to teams before
the season begins.†
839:††† Gail will send a memo to the teams requesting the main contact person for their Board as well as a list of their board members - president, vice president, secretary/treasurer.
841: †† Nathan Morris, AD at PCCS and Mark Thomas, coach of the Lynnwood Highlanders spoke to the Board regarding keeping four PCCS players together for the 2008 season and allow them to play at Northshore in hopes they can field a team in 2009.†
842:††† MOTION:† The Board grants an exception to the residency rule and will allow the PCCS players to play with the Northshore team for 2008.† Motion failed 0-6.† Although the Board is very receptive to the idea that they may enter the League next year with a team composed of players from PCCS and other nearby private schools, the Board does not allow players to choose their own teams and will not make an exception in this case.
843:††† The Board has been informed that several head coaches will not be attending the mandatory coaches meeting.† The Board discussed by email how absences from the mandatory meeting will be handled.† If after investigation the Board determines there is not good cause for missing the meeting, there will be a sanction imposed on the head coach.
844:††† BY A
VOTE TAKEN BY EMAIL ON
845:††† BY A
VOTE TAKEN BY EMAIL ON
846:††† BY A
VOTE TAKEN BY EMAIL ON 1/22/08,† MOTION:† The Board finds that Mark Benedum, Highline
head coach did not have good cause to miss the February 2, 2008 mandatory
coaches meeting.† Motion passed
847:††† MOTION:† The Board finds that Brian Langhorst,
848:††† The committee representing WHSBLA with the WALOA negotiations will be Vern Smith, Ian OíHearn, Brandon Fortier and Ryan Kelly.
849:††† There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at .
items 846 and 847, both coaches subsequently requested a meeting with the
Executive Board.† The Special Meeting of
the Executive Board was held on