Minutes—Executive Committee Meeting



State Conference Planning Committee:

·     The Planning committee led by Bruce Brown and Northwest District State Conference committee, Susie Felver Chair met from 9:00 am to 10:00 am to discuss items for the 2014 OIAAA state conference.

Called to Order:

·     The meeting was called to order by President Tim Erickson at 10:20 am.


Attendance:  X – in attendance

Executive Director:                  x Bruce Brown (NE)  District Rep. (C)  x    Steve Conley

Past President/Program Chair:  x Matt Shomper (SW)  District Rep. (E) x    Ray Hibbs

President:      x Tim Erickson (NW)  District Rep. (NE)         x    Rob Eckenrode

President Elect:   Paul Powers (NE)  District Rep. (NW)       x    Susie Felver

Secretary:     x Bo Hanson (C)   District Rep. (SW)      x    Tim Cook

Treasurer:     x Randy King (C)   District Rep. (SE)                Bo Arnett

LTI/Newsletter Chair:    x   Glen Gillespie (NW)

Awards Chair:    Bill Schumacher (NE)

Exhibit Chair:    x Phil Poggi (SW)

Website Chair:   Erich Fromback (NE)

NIAAA Cert. Chair:  x Paul Moses

Program Chair:   Tom Farbizo (E)


OHSAA:  Dr. Ross OHSAA: Jerry Snodgrass OASSA: Ken Baker

I.  Action Items

A.  Additions to the Agenda:

·     None

B.  Approval of Agenda:

·     A motion was made by Susie Felver and seconded by Matt Shomper to approve the agenda.  The motion was carried.

C.  Approval of Minutes:

·     A motion was made by Matt Shomper and seconded by Steve Conley to approve the minutes from the 10/20/13 & 11/16/13 Executive Committee meeting.  The motion was carried.

D.  Approval of Financial Report:

·     A motion was made by Matt Shomper and seconded by Steve Conley to approve the financial report as of 2/9/14.  The balance as of 2/9/14 was checking $13,759.77, savings $54,697.09.  The motion was carried.

II. Information Items

A. Membership Report:

·     Randy King gave and update on membership numbers.  As of 2/9/14 we had 420 members.

B. OASSA Report:

·     Bruce Brown reported on several House Bills ( 237, 296 & 229) and on the “Days to Hours” for next school year.

C. OHSAA Report:

·     Tim Cook reported on the results from the “random” survey about competitive balance, there was also discussion about the progress of Lacrosse becoming an OHSAA sponsored sport and possibly a mercy rule for football.   Bruce Brown discussed the OHSAA banner from the conference was missing and needed to be replaced.

D.  NIAAA Report:

·     Tim Erickson took a preliminary count on delegates to DE in June for section 2.


E.  Conference Report:

·     Tim Erickson gave us a preliminary report from the conference committee’s first meeting (NW)

F.  Website Report:

·     Bruce Brown discussed linking the different districts to the OIAAA website for more local awareness.  Steve Conley mentioned that the scholarship application was not on the site.

G.  Awards Report:

·     Discussion by many on the new formula for awards by district for 2014. Breakdown was as Shomper and seconded by Tim Cook.  The  motion carried.

H.  Leadership Training Report:

·     Matt Shomper led a discussion about the Summer Institute his school is hosting June 16  & 17 and he was looking for LTI instructors if possible.

·     Glenn Gillespie led a discussion on LTI classes at the conference, and other professional development opportunities.

I.  Certification Report:

·     Paul Moses reported that Ohio had 8 new CAA’s and led discussion on the new requirements ot become a CMAA.

J.  Newsletter Report:

·     Glen Gillespie reported that the Newsletter was ready for release as soon as all districts had reported their updates.

K. Executive Directors Report:

·     Bruce Brown led discussion with the following items of interest:

·     Business partnerships, with Rocketwear and Musco Lighting.


III. New Business:

A.  Tech/Software partnership:

·     Bruce Brown led discussion about creating an Ad Hoc committee and trying to get the OHSAA involved with this committee.


IV. Discussion Items:

A.  District Reports:

1. Central—Steve Conley

-Reports that spring workshop will be on April 9th at Huntington Park.

2. Northwest—Susie Felver

-Reports a round table in April at their spring workshop.

3. Northeast–Rob Eckenrode

-Reports the Spring workshop will be on April 28th.

4. East–Ray Hibbs

-Reports the spring workshop will be on April 24/25 at Atwood Lodge.

5. Southwest—Tim Cook

-Reports the spring workshop will be on May 19th.

6. Southeast—Bo Arnett

– No Report


V. Adjournment:

A. Next Meeting:

·     Sunday, March 16, 2014 at the OHSAA offices.  Conference planning Committee meeting will start at 9:00 AM with the Executive Committee meeting to start at 10:00 AM.

B. Move to Adjourn:

·     A motion was made by Susie Felver and seconded by Steve Conley to adjourn the meeting.  The motion carried.  The meeting adjourned at 12:25 PM.

C. Upcoming Dates of Note:

Future Meeting Dates and times:

-Conference planning meetings to begin at 9:00 AM and Executive meetings at 10:00 AM.

– Sunday March 16th  Sunday May 18th  Sunday August 17th

-Sunday October 19th  Sunday Nov. 16th  Sunday January 25, 2015

-Sunday March 15th  Sunday May 17th.


NIAAA Section 2 Meeting Dates:

June 19-22, 2014 Host State:  Delaware  June 18-21, 2015 Host State:  Kentucky

June 16-18, 2016 Host State:  Maryland  June 15-17, 2017 Host State:  Ohio

June 15-17, 2018 Host State:  Pennsylvania                June 13-15,2019 Host State:  Virgina

June TBD, 2020 Host State:  West Virginia


Future OIAAA Conference Dates:

November 16-18, 2014 (NW) Hilton Easton  November 15-17, 2015 (E)

November 13-15, 2016 (SE)     November 12-14, 2017 (C)


Future NIAAA Conference Dates:

December 12-16, 2014 National Harbor, Maryland

December 11-15, 2015 Orlando, Florida

December 9-15, 2016 Nashville, Tennessee


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