North Dakota High School Activities Association
Board of Directors Meeting
NDHSAA Office – Valley City
April 10, 2018

* Indicates changes made after initial posting.

Committee Meetings
Tuesday, February 13
11:30 am – Officials Committee (Sorlie, Privratsky, Schafer) – Conference Call
Monday, April 9
1:00 pm – Combined Tournament Committee (Jordan, Carlson, Dahlen, Manley) – Ramada Inn – Fargo
3:00 pm – Tournament Committee (Jordan, Carlson, Dahlen, Manley) – Ramada Inn – Fargo
Tuesday, April 10
8:45 am – * Executive Board (Dahlen, Manley, Schafer) – Fetsch’s Office
9:15 am – Promotions and Programs Committee (Stedman, Jordan, Strand) – Sylling Room
9:15 am – Realignment Committee (Manley, Carlson, Privratsky, Schafer) – Champions Room
9:30 am – Football Committee (Schafer, Jordan, Privratsky, Vollmer) – Sylling Room

Agenda

  1. Call Meeting to Order
  2. Approval of Agenda
  3. Approval of Consent Agenda
    1. Approval of Minutes
      1. January 18, 2018
      2. February 7, 2018
    2. Financial Report
      1. Balance sheet
        1. January 2018
        2. February 2018
      2. Budget
        1. January 2018
        2. February 2018
      3. Savings/investments
        1. January 2018
        2. February 2018
    3. Coop Dissolutions
      1. Hettinger and Mott-Regent, Hebron and Richardton-Taylor in wrestling, 7-12, 2018-19
      2. Lewis & Clark-Berthold and Our Redeemers in football, 7-12, 2019-20
      3. * Dunseith and Day School in football, 7-8, 2019-20 
      4. * Barnes County North, Griggs County Central, and Midkota in football, 7-12, 2019-20 
    4. Coop Applications
      1. Grafton and St. Thomas in boys hockey, 7-12, 2018-19, no fee
      2. Grenora and Bainville (MT) in wrestling, 7-12, 2018-19, no fee
      3. Grand Forks Public Schools and Larimore in gymnastics, 7-12, 2018-19, no fee
      4. New Salem-Almont and Hebron in wrestling, 7-12, 2018-19, no fee
      5. Williston Triniy Christian and Alexander in girls basketball, 7-12, 2018-19, no fee
      6. Jamestown and Barnes County North in gymnastics, 7-12, 2018-19, no fee
      7. New Salem-Almont and Sweet Briar in volleyball, 7-8, 2018-19, no fee
      8. Wahpeton and Richland in girls swimming, 7-12, 2018-19, no fee
      9. Hatton, Northwood, and Larimore in boys cross country, 7-12, 2018-19, late fee
      10. Hatton, Northwood, and Larimore in girls cross country, 7-12, 2018-19, late fee
      11. Dickinson and New England in gymnastics, 7-12, 2018-19, no fee
      12. Mandan and Center-Stanton in gymnastics, 7-12, 2018-19, no fee
  4. * Executive Board Report
    1. Andy Dahlen, Committee Chair, will report to the Board on Committee actions.
  5. Football Committee Report
    1. Ben Schafer, Committee Chair, will provide the Board with a Committee report.
  6. Combined Tournament Committee Report
    1. Travis Jordan, Committee Chair, will provide the Board with recommendations from the Combined Tournament Committee
  7. Tournament Committee Report
    1. Travis Jordan, Committee Chair, will provide the Board with recommendations for 2019 winter region tournaments.
  8. Realignment Committee Report
    1. Jeff Manley, Committee Chair, will provide the Board with recommended region placements for the following:
      1. May-Port-CG Hockey
  9. Officials Committee Report
    1.  Michael Sorlie, Committee Chair, will provide the Board with a Committee report.
  10. Promotions and Programs Report
    1. Patti Stedman, Committee Chair, will provide the Board with a recommendation on a Distinguished Service Award nominee.
  11. Seven-year Calendar
    1. Attached is the proposed calendar through 2024-25.  The Board has previously approved the calendar dates through 2023-24.
  12.   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.
  13.   Track and Field Regulation Proposal
    1. Attached is a letter from Grand Forks Public Schools AD Mark Rerick requesting a track and field regulation change regarding transfer students.
  14.   Jamestown High School Request
    1. Attached is a letter from Jamestown Public Schools AD Jim Roaldson requesting a Board interpretation of the transfer rule for a student that has been accepted United States Senate Page Program in Washington D.C. for the first semester of the 2018-19 academic year.
  15. Griggs County Central Request
    1. Attached is a letter from Griggs County Central Superintendent Meghan Brown and AD Jay Grover requesting a realignment from Region 2 to Region 3 for volleyball, girls basketball, and boys basketball beginning with the 2019-20 school year.       
  16.   Other
  17.   Rooming List 
    1. Spring tournament hotels
    2. Spring tournament award presenters
  18.   Board Correspondence
    1.  
  19.   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.
  20.   Executive Director’s Report
    1. Hardship/Extra Semester Waiver Report
    2. NFHS Foundation Grant
    3. NFHS Summer Meeting
    4. Board retirement supper
    5. Coaches Certification Update
  21.   Next Meetings – Locations, Dates and Times
    1. June 10-11, 2018 – Valley City – NDHSAA Office
  22.   Adjourn
Updated 04/10/2018