CSSA Board of Directors Meeting

Posted by Cherokee Senior Softball Association on Aug 26 2014 at 11:04AM PDT in Fall 2014

Present: George Stroh, Commissioner; Paul Knotts, Vice Commissioner; Glenn Peacock, Secretary; Dewey Hom, Treasurer; Terry Cartledge, American League Director; Lee Molway, Legends League Director; Mike Ryan, Lowell Lawson League Director; Randy Bergman, Legacy League Director;

Absent: Peter Fowler, National League Director; Ron O’Donnell, Master League Director; Ray DeLuca, Senior League; Director Ken Taylor; Player Representative

George Stroh called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.

Secretary: Minutes read and discussed. Minutes passed unanimous.

Treasurers Report: Beginning amount 10,127.57. Ending amount 21,597.07. Discussed and passed unanimously.

Topics Discussed:

Commissioner George Stroh introduced and welcomed Randy Bergman as the Interim Director of the Legacy League. He will fill this position until an election in the fall is held.

 Web site: Still in the process of coming online.

 League Updates: Donavan’s Restaurant will be sponsoring a team in the Master League and Tarkenton Financial will be moving to the Senior League.

Banquet: Ray DeLuca (on conference call) up dated the board on catering bids. Ray DeLuca presented the different catering proposals for our November banquet. After discussion a proposal by Paul Knotts to accept Bedoe’s Bar and Grill bid and to charge $10.00 per person. Voted on and passed unanimous.

 Fall elections: It was proposed that League Directors can be voted by only respected League Members (i.e. Master players only vote on Master Directors, Senior players only vote on Senior Director, etc.) Vote to be taken before the end of the Fall season if there is more than one person nominated. Discussed and approved unanimously 8-0.

 Nominations are now being accepted for League Directors. Please forward names to the CSSA Secretary Glenn Peacock at . Please confirm that the person nominated is willing to serve on the CSSA Board for the upcoming year. Deadline for nominations is September 17th, 2014.

Nominations for the Arnold Fowler Award are still being accepted. Any nominations must be accompanied by a short description of the nominees qualities. They can be sent to the CSSA Secretary Glenn Peacock at Deadline for nominations is September 17th, 2014.

Other business:

Rules: Lee Molway is working on past and current Rules and Bylaws changes, that have not been posted on the website. These changes will be posted on the CSSA website as soon as possible.

Randy Bergman express concern over the use of and wording of using the double bases at first base. This will be discussed further at next Board Meeting.

Tie Breaking Language: The following criteria for teams finishing in a tie at the end of a season was clarified. The following applies:

1. Head to Head record

2. Net Run differential between tying teams

3. Coin Toss.

Closing Remarks: Commissioner George Stroh discussed the growth of the CSSA and the potential need to standardize the rules, so that we don’t end up with Seven different set(s) of rules. This is an issue that the Association needs to keep in mind when we make decisions in the future.

Next meeting September 29th, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the Recreation Center.

Adjourned at 8:30p.m.

Respectfully submitted by

Glenn H. Peacock
CSSA Secretary