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Belmont Youth Hockey
Meeting Minutes
June 29, 2009
I.       Call to order
Doug McLaughlin called to order the regular meeting of the Belmont Youth Hockey Association (BYHA) at 7:05 pm on June 29, 2009 in the Flett Room of the Belmont Public Library.
II.     Roll call
The following persons were present: Jeff Brody, Jim Brown, Jeff Carbeck, Roman Chicz, Curtis Cole, John Curran, Jim Finn, Al Gutterman,Doug McLaughlin, Steve Nally, Joe Noone, Bob Pomer, Brian Quirk and Kim Rocha.  Absent from the meeting was Tricia Reggio.
III.    Approval of minutes from last meetings
The minutes from the June 4, 2009 annual meeting were accepted.
IV.    Finalizing Teams
         The Board reviewed and approved final updated placements for players on teams previously announced. We anticipate three Squirt teams, two Peewee teams, one Bantam team and two Midget teams. We will try to schedule placements for Mite teams in mid-September and Girls teams in mid to late September.
V.     Election of Officers
After discussion, the following BYHA officers were elected for 2009-10:
President: Brian Quirk
Vice President: Doug McLaughlin
Vice President: Curtis Cole
Treasurer: John Curran
Secretary/Clerk: Jeff Brody
VI.    Other Business
                     Steve Nally is working on finalizing the coaching assignments
                     Jim Brown will notify the GBL of the teams we intend to place in the
                     league for the upcoming season
                     We discussed various approaches to the tryout process and tournament selection
         Practice Jerseys/Sponsorship
                     We will have a new sponsorship board at the Belmont rink instead of placing sponsor names on practice jerseys. This will allow us to order and distribute jerseys early in the season and give sponsors more prominent recognition.
                     We discussed ways to improve the website and ways to make on-line payment easier and more convenient
VI.    Next Meeting
The next regular meeting of the Board will be August 10, 2009 in the Staff Room of the Belmont Public Library
VII. Adjournment
Brian Quirk adjourned the meeting at 8:50pm.
Minutes submitted by:  Jeff Brody