North Dakota High School Activities Association
Board of Directors Meeting
Aegean Room – Holiday Inn (Riverside) – Minot
March 18, 2016 – 1:00 pm

Committee Meetings

Thursday, March 17 - 5:00 pm – Constitution & By-Law’s Committee
(Hall, Baesler, Bertsch, Stedman, Vollmer) – MSU Dome – Room 206

Thursday, March 17 – 6:00 pm – Football Committee
(Dahlen, Manley, Rinas, Schafer) – MSU Dome – Room 206

Friday, March 18 – 8:30 am – Media Committee – (Bertsch, Dahlen, Wiberg)

Friday, March 18 – 8:30 am – Realignment Committee – (Manley, Rinas, Roaldson, Schafer)

Friday, March 18 – 9:00 am – District Chairperson’s Meeting

Friday, March 18 – 11:00 am – Ad-Hoc/Realignment Committee
(Manley, Rinas, Roaldson, Schafer)

Agenda

  1. Call Meeting to Order
  2. Approval of Agenda
  3. Approval of Consent Agenda
    1. Approval of Minutes
      1.  January 25, 2016
    2. Financial Reports
      1. Balance sheet
        1. January 2016
      2. Budget
      3. Savings/investments
        1.  January 2016 
    3. Coop Dissolutions
      1. Drake-Anamoose and Goodrich, football, 9-12, 2017-18
      2. Dickinson Trinity and New England, track and field, 7-12, 2015-16
      3. Dickinson Trinity and New England, football, 7-12, 2017-18
    4. Coop Applications
      1. Fairmount, Campbell-Tintah (MN), and Rosholt (SD), volleyball, 7-12, 2016-17, late fee
      2. Fairmount, Campbell-Tintah (MN), and Rosholt (SD), boys basketball, 7-12, 2016-17, no fee
      3. Fairmount, Campbell-Tintah (MN), and Rosholt (SD), girls basketball, 7-12, 2016-17, no fee
      4. Mott-Regent and New England, football, 7-12, 2017-18, no fee
  4. Executive Board Report
    1. Jason Wiberg, Committee Chair, will report to the Board on Committee actions during their March 5th meeting.
  5. Media Committee Report
    1. Todd Bertsch, Committee Chair, will report to the Board on the following items:
      1. District Tournament unapproved broadcast penalty
      2. Class A Region Basketball Tournament broadcast fee
  6. New England High School Appeal – 2:00 pm audience
    1. New England is appealing the Executive Board’s recent decision not to allow a football coop dissolution for the 2016-17 school year.  Kelly Koppinger, New England Superintendent, will be present for the following requests:
      1. Dissolve current football coop with Dickinson Trinity for the 2016-17 school year
      2. If approved, consider an emergency football coop with Mott-Regent for the 2016-17 school year
  7. Football Committee Report
    1. Andy Dahlen, Committee Chair, will report on the following:
      1. Emergency Coop Guideline
      2. Preliminary division placement recommendations for the 2017 and 2018 plan
  8. Constitution & By-Laws Committee Report
    1. Steve Hall, Committee Chair, will provide the Board with an update on potential language changes to the Awards by-law.
  9.  Realignment Committee Report
    1. Jeff Manley, Committee Chair, will report on the following:
      1. Super-Region Ad-Hoc Committee Meeting
      2. Region placement recommendations:
        1. South Prairie boys’ and girls’ golf
        2. Drake-Anamoose boys’ golf
        3. New England boys’ and girls’ track & field
  10.   NFHS Summer Meeting
    1. If summer meeting booklets have arrived, I will hand them out.  For planning purposes, I need a count of people attending.
  11.   Other
    1. 2016-17 Meeting Dates – in folder     
  12.   Rooming List 
    1. April Board Meeting in Valley City – in folder
  13.   Board Correspondence
    1. Bismarck Girls Hockey Coop
      1. McCowan Email
      2. Black Letter
      3. Barendt Letter
      4. Abrahamson Letter
      5. Klemetsrud Letter
      6. Longtin Letter
      7. Wold Letter
    2. Beulah High School Letter
  14.   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.
  15.   Executive Director’s Report
    1. NFHS Foundation Grant
    2. 2016-17 Staff Contracts
    3. Media Specialist position update
  16.   Next Meeting, Date and Time
    1. April 19, 2016 – Valley City – NDHSAA Office
  17.   Adjourn
Updated 03/16/2016