North Dakota High School Activities Association
Board of Directors Meeting

Aegean Room – Holiday Inn (Riverside) – Minot
March 17, 2017 – 1:00 pm

* Indicates item added/edited after original posting.

Committee Meetings

Tuesday, March 7
            1:00 pm – Football Committee (Dahlen, Manley, Rinas, Schafer) – Conference Call
            1:15 pm – Executive Board (Rinas, Dahlen, Manley) – Conference Call
            1:45 pm – Media Committee (Bertsch, Dahlen, Rinas) – Conference Call

Thursday, March 16
           **5:00 pm – Executive Board (Rinas, Dahlen, Manley) – Minot – MSU Dome – Room 206
Friday, March 17
            8:00 am – Constitution & By-Law’s Committee (Carlson, Baesler, Bertsch, Schafer, Vollmer)
            9:00 am – District Chairperson’s Meeting
            11:00 am – Finance/Personnel Committee (Privratsky, Manley, Vollmer)
            12:45 pm – Realignment Committee (Manley, Carlson, Privratsky, Schafer)

Agenda

  1. Call Meeting to Order
  2. Approval of Agenda
  3. Approval of Consent Agenda
    1. Approval of Minutes
      1.  January 19, 2017
      2.  February 3, 2017
      3.  March 7, 2017
    2. Financial Reports
      1. Balance sheet
        1. January 2017
      2. Budget
      3. Savings/investments
        1.  January 2017
    3. Coop Dissolutions
      1.  West Fargo and West Fargo Sheyenne in boys hockey, 9-12, 2017-18
    4. Coop Applications
      1. Shanley and St. Joseph’s (MN) in baseball, 7-12, 2017-18, no fee
      2. Shanley and St. Joseph’s (MN) in softball, 7-12, 2017-18, no fee
      3. Watford City and Johnson Corners in baseball, 7-12, 2016-17, no fee
      4. Watford City and Johnson Corners in boys golf, 7-12, 2016-17, no fee
      5. Watford City and Johnson Corners in girls golf, 7-12, 2016-17, no fee
      6. Watford City and Johnson Corners in boys track and field, 7-12, 2016-17, no fee
      7. Watford City and Johnson Corners in girls track and field, 7-12, 2016-17, no fee
      8. Bottineau, Newburg, TGU-Towner, and TGU-Granville in boys hockey, 7-12, 2017-18, no fee
      9. Kenmare and Burke Central in wrestling, 7-12, 2017-18, no fee
      10. Shiloh Christian and Linton in girls cross county, 7-12, 2017-18, no fee
      11. * Grand Forks Valley Middle School and Manvel in girls basketball, 7-8, 2017-18, no fee
  4. Executive Board Report
    1. Brad Rinas, Committee Chair, will report to the Board on Committee actions from March 7 and March 16 meetings.
  5. Finance/Personnel Committee Report
    1. Scott Privratsky, Committee Chair, will provide the Board with recommended changes to the tournament manager fee schedule.
  6. Media Committee Report
    1. Todd Bertsch, Committee Chair, will provide the Board with a Committee report.
  7. Football Committee Report
    1. Andy Dahlen, Committee Chair, will provide the Board with a recommended timeline for the 2019 and 2020 football plan.
  8. Constitution & By-Laws Committee Report
    1. Mitch Carlson, Committee Chair, will provide the Board with a Committee report.
  9. Realignment Committee Report
    1. Jeff Manley, Committee Chair, will provide the Board with region placement recommendations for the following:
      1. Nedrose girls golf
      2. Richland boys golf
      3. Richland girls golf
  10.   Baseball regulation clarification
    1. Staff member Fletschock will provide recommended language that will add clarification to the new NDHSAA pitch count regulation.  Board approval is necessary.
  11.   Hardship Appeal (2:00 pm audience)
    1. Turtle Mountain Community High School has requested an appeal to a denied hardship application.  Necessary information will be distributed at the meeting.
  12.   Washburn Public School/District 10 Appeal
    1. Attached is a letter from Pete Moe, District 10 Boys Basketball Tournament Manager, appealing a fine for a non-approved stream of this year’s district boys basketball tournament.
  13. Red River High School Request
    1. Attached is a letter from Grand Forks Public Schools AD Mark Rerick requesting the Board to waive Article XIV, Section III of the NDHSAA Constitution which does not allow a student to participate in a similar athletic contest during the high school season of that sport.
  14. * Dickinson High School Request
    1. A letter from Guy Fridley, Dickinson Public Schools AD, requesting the Board to waive the penalty in Article XIV, Section III of the NDHSAA Constitution for a student that participated in a similar athletic contest during the high school season of that sport.
  15. Other
    1.  
  16.   Rooming List 
    1. May Board Meeting in Valley City – in folder
  17.   Board Correspondence
    1.  
  18.   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.
  19.   Executive Director’s Report
    1. NFHS Foundation Grant
    2. 2017-18 Staff Contracts
    3. NFHS Summer Meeting
    4. Executive Director Correspondence
    5. Music Educator’s Association - PSAs
  20.   Next Meeting, Date and Time
    1. May 4, 2017 – Valley City – NDHSAA Office
  21.   Adjourn
Updated 03/17/2017