CSSA Board of Directors Meeting
July 13, 2015
Present: Dewey Hom, Commissioner; Paul Knotts, Vice Commissioner; Glenn Peacock, Secretary; Ken Taylor, Treasurer; Warren Butler, American League Director; Ron O’Donnell, Master League Director; Bruce Stokes, Interim Lowell Lawson League Director; Jerry Bohacek, Interim Legends League Director
Absent: Ray DeLuca, Senior League Director; Peter Fowler, National League Director; Randy Bergman, Legacy League Director; Terry Cartledge, Player Representative
Dewey Hom called the meeting to order at 6:33 pm
Secretary Minutes: Read and discussed, voted on unanimously to accept as presented.
Treasurers Report: Beginning balance $16,445.39. Ending balance $10,396.45
Treasurers Report was discussed and voted on unanimously to accept as presented.
Welcomed new members to the Board: Bruce Stokes, Interim Lowell Lawson League Director
Jerry Bohacek, Interim Legends League Director
Voted to accept members as Interim for remainder of the fall season.
Spring Results: Season was competitive in all Leagues.
Fall Season: August 11 and 12. Tuesday and Wednesday night.
August 17 and 19. Monday and Wednesday morning.
Lowering Age requirements (National League Only)
Discussion on lowering the age requirements to 48 years of age for National League members only. If not drafted, player cannot play in an other leagues until they qualify at age 50.
A poll was taken by the members present on whether to implement such a rule change. 5-2 with one absentia not to implement such a rule. Further discussion will be at next meeting when all members are present.
Anniversary Shirts: A motion was made to use any profits from the sale of shirts to make a donation of $100 to the Special Olympics. Passed unanimously.
Board Elections: Discussion on how the elections will be held before the Fall Banquet took place. It was discussed whether to create a nomination form so that members nominated have the necessary skills (i.e. Treasurer position, person has financial background) before being placed on the ballot. It is the goal of the board to have as many members possible to vote in the elections.
A motion was made to have the elections including Board of Directors and League Directors to be held before the Fall Banquet. Logistics to be worked out, with the intent to have a vetted process for the nominees by the Board of Directors in place. Pass 6-2
League updates: No issues presented by those in attendance.
The Lowell Lawson award to be voted on by the Board of Directors and League Managers. To be discussed further.
Next meeting August 3, 2015. All are welcome to attend.
Adjourned at 7:55pm
Respectfully submitted by
Glenn H. Peacock