NDHSAA Board Synopsis: January 20

January 20, 2022 4:30 pm

NDHSAA Board Synopsis - (January 20, 2022)

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – The North Dakota High School Activities Association Board of Directors met in person in Valley City on Thursday, January 20.

The following were agenda items were discussed or acted on:

  • The Board’s Awards and Canvassing Committee submitted a report to the full Board regarding the results of the New Board Member Elections via electronic ballot. The Board approved the elections of Patti Aanenson (Athletic Director at Larimore) for the Class B Northeast Representative and Matt Bakke (Superintendent at Devils Lake Public Schools) for the Class A East Representative. Elected Board Members serve four-year terms. Aanenson and Bakke will begin their four-year teams starting in the 2022-23 School Year.

  • The Board approved two items from Athletic Review. Athletic Review Grid

  • The Board approved a Realignment Committee Report recommending the placement of a member school in a wrestling region for the 2022-23 season and the use of QRF Rankings to determine and seed the playoff teams for 11AA and 11A football divisions.

  • The Board approved Tournament Committee recommendations for fall region tournament sites for 2022-23 school year.

  • The Board approved a report from the Executive Board that included a change for the first allowable contest date for boys and girls hockey starting with the 2022-23 season.

  • The Board approved the addition of a new member school – Naughton Elementary School in Bismarck.

  • The Board approved meeting dates for the 2022-23 school year and also approved the June Board Meeting to now be a one-day meeting starting this spring. NDHSAA Board Meetings are posted on www.ndhsaa.com

The next scheduled Board meeting is April 5 in Valley City.

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