Belmont Youth Hockey Association is dedicated to the character development of Belmont youth through teaching, coaching and playing ice hockey.

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Belmont Youth Hockey
Meeting Minutes
October 5, 2010

I.          Call to order

A regular meeting of the Belmont Youth Hockey Association (BYHA) was called to order at 7:07 p.m. on October 5, 2010 at the Belmont library.

II.        Roll call

The following board members were present: Jeff Brody, Curtis Cole, Jim Finn, Roman Chicz, Doug McLaughlin, Paul Miller, Steve Nally, Joe Noone, Dan O’Connell, Bob Pomer, Brian Quirk, Tricia Reggio and Kim Rocha.  Absent from the meeting: Jim Brown and Jeff Carbeck.

III.       Approval of minutes from last meetings

The minutes from the September regular board meeting were accepted. 

IV.       Roster Updates

We discussed the placement of Mites to the three Mite level teams.  They will be announced tomorrow.  There may be some future adjustments as the season progresses. Brian will put together some draft guidelines for the Board’s review regarding how to roster teams on a going forward basis.  We also discussed possible movement on the Squirt roster.

V.        2010-11 Coaches

We discussed the status of coaching assignments for the Mite team for the upcoming season.

VI.       Ice Breaker Update

We discussed the ice breaker event.  We are hoping to hold the event on Saturday, October 30 from 1:00 to 5:00, with Sunday, October 31 as a backup if the rink is not ready yet.  

VII.     Financial Update

We discussed the latest balance sheet and profit/loss statement.  We also discussed and approved an on-line payment option that we will implement to make payments more efficient and convenient.  This will likely be implemented in March of 2011 for the 2011-12 season.

VIII.       Watertown Status

The merger with the Watertown Lady Raiders program is going well.  There are no active discussions ongoing for a merger of the boys program.

IX.       Sponsorships

We discussed the status of sponsorships.  We also discussed the possibility of pursuing grant monies to support the program.   Paul Miller will be taking the lead on sponsorships.  Jeff Carbeck will be asked to take the lead on grant monies.

X.        Fundraising

The calendar fundraiser is in its final stages with sponsors.  Tricia Reggio will take the lead in rolling out the calendars.   We will communicate this endeavor to the membership as well as to the coaches.

XI.       Adjournment

  Brian Quirk adjourned the meeting at 9:05 p.m.

Minutes submitted by:  Jeff Brody