North Dakota High School Activities Association
Board of Directors Meeting

NDHSAA Office - Valley City, ND
December 1, 2016 – Time: 10:00 am

Committee Meetings
Wednesday, November 30
            1:00 pm – Combined Tournament Committee (Rinas, Carlson, Dahlen, Manley)
            3:30 pm – Tournament Committee (Rinas, Carlson, Dahlen, Manley)
            4:00 pm – Executive Committee (Rinas, Dahlen, Manley)
Thursday, December 1
            8:30 am – Media Committee (Bertsch, Dahlen, Rinas)
            9:00 am – Realignment Committee (Manley, Carlson, Privratsky, Schafer)
            9:15 am – Constitution & By-Law’s Committee (Carlson, Baesler, Bertsch, Schafer, Vollmer)

* Indicates item added after original posting.

AGENDA (Tentative)

  1. Call Meeting to Order
  2. Approval of Agenda
  3. Approval of Consent Agenda
    1. Approval of Minutes - October 19, 2016
    2. Financial Report
      1. Balance sheet - October 2016
      2. Budget
      3. Savings/investments - October 2016
    3. Coop Dissolutions
      1.  Dickinson and Dickinson Trinity, speech, 9-12, 2016-17
      2.  Dickinson and New England, speech, 9-12, 2016-17
      3. Fargo North and Kindred, boys cross country, 7-12, 2017-18
      4. Fargo North and Kindred, girls cross country, 7-12, 2017-18
    4. Coop Applications
      1.  Max, Garrison, and South Prairie, boys cross country, 7-12, 2017-18, no fee
      2.  Max, Garrison, and South Prairie, girls cross country, 7-12, 2017-18, no fee
      3.  North Star and Starkweather, boys cross country, 7-12, 2017-18, no fee
      4.  North Star and Starkweather, girls cross country, 7-12, 2017-18, no fee
      5.  Velva, Drake-Anamoose, and Sawyer, softball, 7-12, 2016-17, no fee
      6.  Dakota Prairie and Midkota, softball, 7-12, 2016-17, no fee
      7.  Dakota Prairie and Lakota, baseball, 7-12, 2016-17, late fee
      8.  Bismarck St. Mary’s and Martin Luther, speech, 7-12, 2016-17, no fee
      9.  Dickinson Trinity and New England, speech, 7-12, 2016-17, no fee
  4. Executive Board Report - Brad Rinas, Committee Chair, will report to the Board on Committee actions.
    1. Late Coop Application
      1. Midway and Minto, boys basketball, 7-8, 2016-17, late fee
  5. Constitution & By-Laws Committee Report
    1. Mitch Carlson, Committee Chair, will provide the Board with a Committee report.
  6. Media Committee Report
    1. Todd Bertsch, Committee Chair, will provide the Board with a Committee report.
  7. Combined Tournament Committee Report
    1. Brad Rinas, Committee Chair, will provide the Board a Committee report, including recommendations for 2023-24 state tournament sites.
  8. Board Tournament Committee Report
    1. Brad Rinas, Committee Chair, will provide the Board with a recommended date change for the 2017 Region 2 Girls Basketball Tournament.
  9. Realignment Committee Report
    1. Jeff Manley, Committee Chair, will provide the Board with region placement recommendations for the following:
      1. Heart River baseball
      2. Burke Central wrestling
      3. Johnson Corners boys track and field
      4. Johnson Corners girls track and field
  10.   North Dakota Officials Association (NDOA) Recommendations
    1. The Board will act on the following NDOA Board of Directors requests:
      1. Approve a 5% fee increase for 2017-18 with the same fees 2018-19
      2. Rename the football “Soph. & JV” as “Sub Varsity” and eliminate “9th grade”
  11.   Baseball Pitch Count Committee Recommendation
    1. Staff member Justin Fletschock will provide the Board with the committee’s recommendation for a pitch count regulation for the 2017 baseball season.  Board action is necessary.
  12.   Hardship Appeal (11:00 am audience)
    1. Solen High School has requested an appeal to a denied hardship application.  Necessary information will be distributed at the meeting.
  13.   Other
    1.            
  14.   Rooming List 
    1. January Board Meeting
  15.   Board Correspondence
    1.  
  16.   Representative Reports
    1. Here is opportunity for Board members to create awareness to issues and concerns that may or may not be found on a future agenda.
  17.   Executive Director’s Report
    1. Preliminary Fall Tournament financials
    2. Shanley state volleyball fan behavior
  18.   Next Meetings – Locations, Dates and Times
    1. January 18, 2017 – Athletic Review Meeting – Valley City – NDHSAA Office – 1:00 pm
    2. January 19, 2017 – Board of Directors Meeting – Valley City – NDHSAA Office
  19.   Adjourn
Updated 12/01/2016