Yankee Board Meeting

Thursday, January 12, 2012


Attendees:  Judy Katalina, Samantha Lampert, Lynn Kerr, Sam Tarnauskas, Mark Archibald, Dave Mello, Krissy Norrman, Jeffry Powell

Confirmed No:  Sander Gates

Guests:  James Perkins, Ashley Bourne, Corrine Archibald, Chet Oberhelman

Start time: 7:45 pm

End time:  8:30 pm


LOCATION: Acapulcos Restaurant, Sudbury


Approval of December Minutes

Motion to Approve:  Mark Archibald   

Second: Judy Katalina

For:  Judy Katalina, Sander Gates, Sam Tarnauskas, Samantha Lampert, Mark Archibald, Lynn Kerr, Jeffry Powell, Krissy Norrman

Against: None

Minutes approved.



·        Treasurer Report – see handout

·        Registrar’s Report – 150 memberships ahead of last year

·        NERVA Report – Dave is at Winterfest

·        Ratings Report –

·        Newsletter Update – waiting on Jeffry and election info, and then will go out

·        Web Editor Report – update on tourney registration issue

·        GRC Report –


Online Business (Discussed via Email):


Old Business:


·        Election Committee Updates

o       Sam L is going to create an elections tutorial to make it easier for the election committee each year

o       Sam L will send election info to Sander for inclusion in next newsletter

·        Championships updates

o       Chet and Judy will check in details post-meeting

·        Draft Rules Update/Changes: tabled until next meeting

o       Stray Cats and Dawgs

o       Regional Rules

o       Number of picks per person

·        Total teams per site and total picks per TD/site

·        Yankee Picnic Updates

o       Still looking for 2nd picnic coordinator

·        Updates on R1/R2 accreditation

o       We’ll align accreditation with rulebooks and allow accreditation to be valid for 2 years

·        SEO for Yankee.org progress update  

o       Google Analytics have been running for about a month now, so there is some data to look at for whomever is interested

·        Stonehill Site

o       Acceptable changes were made with the lines, moving away from the bleachers

·        NVC Registration Site

o       Sam T will work with Will and Sander to help migrate to new internal methods


New Business:


For Next Meeting:


Next meeting dates and locations:

Monday, March 5, 7:30 pm at Clark University in Southborough