NOV BOD Meeting
CSSA BOARD MEETING
November 2, 2020
The monthly meeting of the CSSA was held 11-02-2020, at GameDay, and called to order by Norm Thiem at 6:45 PM.
Members present: Ray DeLuca, Dewy Hom, Andy Tubbs, Dick O’Conner, Bob Werner, Norm Thiem, Mike Parson, John Humeston, Brad Tafoya, Randy Bergman, Robbie Crider & Leland Brown
Absent: Donny Adams
A. Minutes were read, and approved.
B. Golf tournament was discussed and remind everyone that it begins at 12:00PM on 11-11-2020.
C. Discussed the idea of opening a second account to be separate from the main account. This would be used to hold money that will mainly be used for charity expenses. After some discussion a vote was take. The vote did not pass.
D. After vote totals were given for the Arnold Fowler Award, it was announced that this year’s recipient of the award is: Mike Parson
E. A new award was discussed & instituted called the Founders Award. The winner(s) of the 1st Founders Award: Jerry King & Bill King. They have been with the CSSA since the beginning, 25 years ago. Congratulations!!!
F. At this time the Lowell Lawson Award has not been decided. It will be reviewed and discussed by the BOD over the next few weeks.
G. The Arnold Fowler, Lowell Lawson and Founders Awards will be presented to the winners at the beginning of the 2021 season.
H. Championship shirts for the fall season need to be ordered. Winning coaches need to have sizes turned into Norm by Monday 11-9-2020. Shirts will be given to the coaches as soon as they are received from the printer for distribution.
I. Champion managers must also select the MVP from their team, and return the results into Norm by 11-9-2020. These awards will be presented at the beginning of the 2021 season.
J. Discussed the possibility of having a winter league. The BOD feel it is necessary to conduct more study before a decision is made. Games would take place in the afternoon. There would be NO morning or evening games.
K. The CRPA has set the season for the CSSA to begin on March 8, 2021. League games will actually begin on March 15, 2021 and be over by the end of June.
L. Evaluations for the Spring Season will be conducted on:
1. February 20 & 21
2. February 27 & 28
M. It has been determined by the BOD that bat warmers will NOT be considered illegal. Due to natural temperature changes, during the season from cold to hot and hot to cold, no one should be penalized for protecting their equipment. A final vote was conducted on the issue and passed.
N. The board discussed the issue of picking up a pitcher if a team is short players, and the normal pitcher and/or his backup is not available. This will be discussed and finalized at the next meeting
O. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 PM on 12-7-2020, at Gameday Grill.
Meeting ended at 8:30 PM.