CSSA Board of Directors Meeting

Posted by Yvonne Cartledge on Mar 16 2016 at 07:37AM PDT in Spring 2016

CSSA Board of Directors Meeting
March 7, 2016
Present: Dewey Hom, Commissioner; Warren Butler, Vice Commissioner; Glenn Peacock, Secretary; Ken Taylor, Treasurer; Mike Parson, American League Director; Ron O’Donnell, Master League Director; Ray DeLuca, Senior League Director; Jerry Bohacek, Legends League Director; Bruce Stokes, Lowell Lawson League Director; Scott Parrish, Player Representative
Absents: Randy Bergman, Legacy League Director
Dewey Homs called the meeting to order at 6:35 pm
Secretary Minutes: February minutes presented and passed unanimously.
Treasurers Report: Beginning balance $5,287.64, ending balance $6,163.04
Revenue: $5,325.02
Expenses: $4449.62
Discussed and passed unanimously.
Topics discussed:
Uniforms have been ordered. Schedules being proofed and printed.
Technology: A discussion by the board took place on how best to apply an application(s) so that statistics can be inputted by the scorekeepers in real time. This is being pursued with the goal of lowering cost and efficiency. Also, how to input player waiver and emergency information so that in the case of emergency appropriate people can be notified in a timely manner. Scott Parrish will be the person in charge of this fact finding endeavor
Illegal Bats: Mike Carrigan presented a update list of unacceptable bats. Check with your League Director for any questions or queries.
Umpires will be on the watch for any player who is using an altered bat. Any player caught using an altered bat may be suspended up to one year. All bats must be ASA approved.
Any player who is in doubt about their bat(s) should have the umpire check the bat before the start of the game and or season.
Senior League will check any bat that resulted in a traditional home run. (over the fence).
Softballs: One new softball per game to be supplied by the home team. The visiting team will supply a used softball.
First aid kits: The board will be procuring first aid kits so that minor injuries can be attended in the event of any injuries.
Screens: American League and Lowell Lawson League will be using pitching screens during the games. The League Directors will discuss with players any rules that apply using said screens.

Recruiting Players: Suggestions were made in the attempt to increase the number of people to respond to our tryouts in the spring and fall. Suggestions such as community newsletters, yard signs and advertising banners were discussed.
Dewey Hom thanked the board for the hard work that has been done over these last months to assure a successful opening of a new softball season.
Next meeting 6:30 pm April 4, 2016.
Adjourned at 8:35

Respectfully submitted by
Glenn H. Peacock


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