North Dakota High School Activities Association
Board of Directors Meeting
NDHSAA Board Agenda -  With Exec. Sec. Comments

NDHSAA Office - April 22, 2014                

April 22, Committee Meetings

            10:00 a.m.—Constitution & By-Laws Committee (Hall, Baesler, Auch, Brannon, Bertsch)

            11:00 p.m.—Tournament Committee (Hall, Olson, Baesler, Roaldson)

            11:30 a.m.—Executive Board (Olson, Hall, Martin)

            12:45 p.m.—Realignment Committee (Ham, Auch, Olson, Rinas)

AGENDA—1:00 p.m.

  1. Call Meeting to Order
  2. Approval of Agenda
  3. Approval of Minutes
    1. March 21, 2014
    2. March 28, 2014—Conf. Call
    3. April 2, 2014—Conf. Call
    4. April 7, 2014—Conf. Call
  4. Financial Report
    1. Balance sheet, budget, savings/investments
      1. February, 2014
  5. Coop Dissolutions
    1. Ray and Stanley, wrestling, 7-12, 2014-15
    2. Tioga and Stanley, wrestling, 7-12, 2014-15
  6. Coop Applications
    1. Tioga and Ray HS in wrestling, 7-12, 2014-15, late fee
  7. Executive Board Report
    1. Todd Olson, Executive Board Chair will report on committee actions.
      1. Bismarck Century HS—out of season coaching
      2. Hettinger HS—use of ineligible fine arts student
  8. Tournament Committee Recommendations
    1. Combined Tournament Committee Recommendations
      1. Recommended changes in ticket prices are highlighted in red on attached document.
      2. Recommended changes in state sites are listed in red on attached document.
    2. Regional Site Recommendations
      1. Steve Hall will present site recommendations for regional tournaments.  Board action will be necessary.
  9. Five-year Calendar
    1. Attached is the proposed calendar through 2018-19. The Board has previously approved the calendar dates through 2017-18.
  10. ND Cheer Coaches Association Request
    1. Attached is a letter from the President of the ND Cheer Coaches Association requesting the following:
      1. Hire a Spirit person for each state tournament that has cheerleaders with the exception of wrestling.
      2. Designate Billie Ann Caya as cheer liason for North Dakota and compensate as such.
  11. Discussion of Out of Season Coaching and Summer Rules
    1. At the last meeting, these topics were brought up for future discussion.  The Board will discuss and evaluate.  Please refer to Part III, page 1 of the NDHSAA Constitution & By-Laws.
  12. Hazen HS Request
    1. There is an attached letter from Randy Johnson, AD at Hazen High School requesting the Board to consider allowing flexible start times for Class B basketball and volleyball regional tournaments.
  13. Constitution & By-Laws Committee
    1. Attached are recommended amendments to the academic eligibility By-Laws:
      1. Article XIV, Section IV
      2. Article XIV, Section V
      3. Article XIV, Section VIII
  14. Realignment Committee
    1. Kirk Ham will provide a report/recommendation to the Board regarding realigning New Town HS from Region III to Region IV in wrestling.
  15. Larimore HS Request
    1. Attached is documentation requesting the Board to waive a By-Law, Article XIV, Section III, which does not allow a student to participate in a similar athletic contest during the high school season of that sport.  Administration from Larimore HS may be in attendance to answer questions.
  16. Other
  17.  Rooming List 
    1. June meeting in Valley City
  18.  Board Correspondence
  19.  Representative Reports
    1. This is an opportunity for Board members to create awareness to issues and concerns that may or may not be found on a future agenda.
  20.  Executive Secretary’s Report           
  21.  Next Meeting, Date and Time
    1. June 23, 2014 with Board retirement supper that evening.
  22. Adjourn
Updated 04/16/2014