Yankee Board Meeting

Monday, April 23, 2012


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

Confirmed No:  

Guests:  Chet Oberhelman (8pm)

Start time: 7:15 pm

End time:  8:15 pm




Approval of March Minutes

Motion to Approve:  Mark Archibald

Second: Judy Katalina

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

Against: None

Minutes approved.



·        Treasurer Report – Computer troubles

·        Registrar’s Report – Even with this time last year

·        NERVA Report – Status Quo

·        Ratings Report –

·        Newsletter Update – Aiming to do one more before elections; investigating ideas on replacing newsletter with social media

·        Web Editor Report – Championships have been running off our internal site instead of NVC, we’re ready to go for next year with the complete switch over; Will need to update bookmarks

·        GRC Report – status quo


Online Business (Discussed via Email):

·        Executive Session: Player misconduct; put on probation

·        Coed Ratings at Nationals: Leave guidelines as is; Judy will talk with USAV during Nationals

·        Proposal for Guideline of Sanctions:  Set up guidelines to coordinate sanctions with Cards, Sam T will do the leg work to get this started for next year


Old Business:


·        Annual Meeting of the Membership, April 1 at SDVC


·        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

o       Committee needs to gather nominations and get back to the board with the info

·        Championships updates

o       Not filling

·        Draft Rules/Updates/Changes

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

o       Suggestion: Limit to 20 teams, with expansion at Coordinator Permission

§         Judy Motions:  We limit each round of draft picks per site to 20 teams maximum, per round, at tournament coordinator discretion

·        Krissy Seconds

o       For: Krissy, Judy, Lynn, Sam T, Sander, Dave, Jeffry, Sam L

o       Against: None

o       Abstain: None

o       Regionalizing the Draft; Krissy will create a proposal for next meeting

·        Yankee Picnic Updates

o       Sam and Krissy will coordinate picnic raffle

o       Only Yankee members are eligible to win raffle prizes.

·        Nationals Update

o       PVL

o       47 Teams register for Nats.


New Business:

·        New Norwood Facility

o       Volleyball Only, 12 sport courts

·        Jeffry motions that anybody that joins after April 30 is instantly re-rateable by a same-sex rater.

o       Judy Seconds

§         For:   Krissy, Lynn, Sam T, Krissy, Sander, Dave

§         Against: None

§         Abstain: Sam L

·        Referee Pay for Accelerated Format Tourneys need to be more explicit

For Next Meeting:

Regionalizing the Draft

Next meeting dates and locations:

§         Thursday, May 24th, Clark Satellite Campus 7:00pm