North Dakota High School Activities Association
Board of Directors Meeting

Holiday Inn Riverside – Minot  - Mediterranean Room
November 21, 2014 – 1:00 pm

Committee Meetings
            10:30 am – Officials Committee (Martin, Wiberg, Bertsch)
            10:45 am – ** Executive Committee (Hall, Martin, Wiberg)
            11:00 am – Constitution & By-Law’s Committee (Hall, Brannan, Bertsch, Baesler, Stedman)          

Agenda

  1. Call Meeting to Order
  2. Approval of Agenda
  3. Approval of Consent Agenda
    1. Approval of Minutes
      1. October 15, 2014
    2. Financial Report
      1. Balance sheet
      2. Budget
      3. Savings/investments
    3. Coop Dissolutions
      1. Alexander HS and Watford City HS, volleyball, 7-12, 2015-16
      2. Alexander HS and Watford City HS, girls’ basketball, 7-12, 2015-16
      3. Alexander HS and Watford City HS, boys’ basketball, 7-12, 2015-16
    4. Coop Applications
      1. Jamestown HS and Medina HS, softball, 7-12, 2014-15, no fee
      2. Milnor HS and North Sargent HS, volleyball, 7-12, 2015-16, no fee
      3. **Wahpeton and Rosholt, girls' swimming, 7-12, 2015-16
      4. **Rugby HS, TGU-Towner HS, Leeds HS, and Maddock HS, boys cross country, 7-12, 2015-16, late fee
      5. **Rugby HS, TGU-Towner HS, Leeds HS, and Maddock HS, girls cross country, 7-12, 2015-16, late fee
      6. **South Heart HS, Belfield HS, and Billings County, softball, 7-12, 2014-15, no fee
  4. Executive Committee
    1. Steve Hall, Committee Chair, will report to the Board on the following:
    2. (1) Coop Action
      1. Alexander HS and Watford City HS, football, 7-12, 2015-16 (Dissolution)
      2. **Bishop Ryan HS and Nedrose HS, football, 9-12, 2015-16
  5. Constitution & By-Laws Committee Report
    1. Steve Hall, Committee Chair, will report to the Board concerning:
    2. Final academic eligibility amendment draft
  6. North Dakota Officials Association (NDOA) Recommendations
    1. The Board will act on the following NDOA Board of Directors requests:
      1. Waive the first-year registration fee for new officials
      2. Approve a 5% fee increase for 2015-16 and lock that in through 2016-17
      3. Create a region/state tournament pass for registered officials
  7. Officials Committee Report
    1. Shane Martin, Committee Chair, will report on proposed changes to the NDHSAA local officials program.
  8. Kindred HS Request
    1. Attached is a letter from Kindred High School requesting the Board to allow football participation in a football contest three days prior to the first allowable 11-man contest in order to schedule a football game with a 9-man school in August 2015.
  9. Kindred HS Extra Semester Appeal (1:30 pm Audience)
    1. Attached is a letter from Kindred High School requesting the Board to appeal the Executive Director’s decision regarding an extra semester application
  10.   **2015-16 Calendar Adjustment
    1. Staff recommendation to move the 2016 girls’ soccer season one week later on the NDHSAA 5-year calendar
  11.   Other
    1.            
  12.   Rooming List 
    1.  
  13.   Board Correspondence
    1. **Devils Lake High School Letters
    2. **Watford City High School Letter
  14.   Representative Reports
    1. Here is opportunity for Board members to create an awareness to issues and concerns that may or may not be found on a future agenda.
  15.   Executive Director’s Report        
    1. Upcoming State Tournaments                       
      1. Nov. 24-25, 2014 – State Class B Plays Contest - Jamestown
    2. Combined Tournament Committee Meeting – Wed. Dec. 3, 2014 – Carrington - Chieftain Conference Center – 10:00 am
    3. Class A Review/Athletic Review Meeting – Wed. Jan. 14, 2015 – Valley City – NDHSAA Office – 10:00 am
  16.   Next Meeting, Date and Time
    1. January 26, 2015 – Board of Directors Meeting - Bismarck – Ramkota – 4:00 pm
    2. January 27, 2015 – NDHSAA Membership Meeting – Bismarck – Ramkota – 8:00 am
  17.   Adjourn

** Indicates addition or change after Board Packet was posted.

Updated 11/20/2014