Yankee Board Meeting

Date : 9/10/2104


Attendees: Krissy Norrmann, Corrinne Archibald, Matt Manne, Judy Katalina, Sam Tarnauskas, Ashley Tarnauskas, Mark Archibald, Jeffry Powell, Dave Mello

Confirmed No: N/A

Guests: Daniel Chen

Scheduled Start: 7pm

Actual Start: 7:07pm

End Time: 8:11pm


Location:  Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, 390 Lincoln Rd, Sudbury, MA, United States


Approval of 5/12/2014 Minutes

Motion to Approve -  Sam Tarnauskas

Second - Judy Katalina

For - Mark Archibald, Corrinne Archibald, Dave Mello, Krissy Norrmann, Jeffry Powell

Against - None

Abstain - Matt Manne



     Treasurer Report - Status quo

     Registrar’s Report - Regular memberships are now $50.  They can be purchased via mail, online using a credit card or at tournaments.  One day membership is now $25 and $30 to upgrade.

     NERVA Report - We had a strong junior beach season.

     Ratings Report

     Women’s - Summer uprates are all updated.  Looking for another upper level rater.

     Men’s - Summer uprates are all updated.  

     Social Media Report - Updates and reminders will go out this week.  Reminder that your NERVA membership from last year is now expired.

     Web Editor Report - Will and Sam will do a remote transfer of knowledge and if anything comes up, they will meet in person.  Any concerns about the current website should still go to Will.

     GRC Report - Scrambles are on the schedule.

     Tournament Coordinators’ Report - The fall schedule is out.  John Kubilis is now a TD.


Committee’s Report



Online Business (discussed via e-mail)

     Logo discussion - The logo needs to be solidified before we can continue much further with the design of the new website.  Decisions will be finalized in the coming weeks.

Old Business


New Business

     Set meetings through December 7pm

     10/20 - One Davis Square Suite 302 Somerville, MA 02144

     12/2 Clark University 333 Turnpike Road, Southborough MA

     Present budget - Judy will send out an itemized list of stipends

     Motion to accept budget - Matt Manne

     Second - Sam Tarnauskas

     In favor - All

     Against - None

     Presidential [1] appointments - Sam will be in charge of the website with Jeffry.

     Nationals mappings - No adjustments necessary

     Website discussion (wireframes, design etc.) - Things are progressing.  We have two possible designs to choose from at this point.

     Constant Contact - We will keep Constant Contact for this year.

     Elections - This year everybody is up for re-election.

     CSC back in draft? - Tabled

     Friendship tournaments - We will continue to not run friendships after the 1st of January.

     Rick PIerce and Beanpot must come to the draft to draft dates.

     Rick Pierce award discussion - We are not necessarily giving out two awards this year.

For Next Meeting

     Create Rick Pierce committee

     Order Rick Pierce awards

Next Meeting Date and Location

10/20 - One Davis Square Suite 302 Somerville, MA 02144