The latest available meeting minutes are posted. Archived minutes are linked below.
The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm
In attendance: Bob Fontaine, Peter Hawley, Jim Barber, Joyce Baiardi, Morgan Kennedy, Kristina Miner, Bob Murdock, Dave Driscoll, Maryanne Daniel and Deb Petruzzello.
President- Bob Fontaine reported that our association has met all but website requirements for accreditation. We have 2 weeks to resolve issues.
Every year we present our association volunteer of the year award. This year Bob presented this honor to Dave Driscoll. Congratulations Dave!
Treasurer- Bob Fontaine for Bob Gemske reported that our accounts have $57,288.
Membership- Jim Barber stated that we have 1729 members. This time last year we had 1625.
Officials- Bob Fontaine for Yvonne Grimes stated that we’ve had around 70 officials recertify. The chairman at national has resigned. The national office will take over the recertification process.
Sanctions- no report
Website- Bob contacted Patrick regarding our accreditation needs.
Master’s T&F- Deb Petruzzello announced that the CT Master’s Games will be 5/20/17 in New Britain. Our USATF master’s meet TBD.
LDR- Kristina Minor stated that the Road Race Grand Prix has completed 2 races to date. A new team from Stratford has joined. 2018-2019 Road Race Grand Prix suggestions are being taken. Kristina discussed the LDR committee’s concern regarding what her role includes. Bob stated that USATF/CT decides her role duties. There was some discussion about age verification for masters. No decisions yet. Woodbridge Running Co., an LDR sponsor, is requesting more advertising. The LDR committee will discuss this at their next meeting.
Master’s LDR- no report
Racewalk- Maryanne Daniel stated that there are RW workouts Tuesday evenings at 6pm in Clinton. Will post that on our website. She will have a clinic on the Clinton track 5/21/17. At the JO outdoor meet she will do training for anyone interested. She announced that the IOC told IAAF that the 50K race may be eliminated at the next Olympic Games.
Mountain/Ultra- Morgan Kennedy reported that their first race for the season is done. It was a 5K trail run.
JO Regionals- The proposal to host these games is still being discussed. Dave Driscoll will try to get info on past games.
Membership survey- Morgan will post it on our website and e-mail it to our members.
Open/Master’s championship- date TBD
JO outdoor championship 6/17/17 at Litchfield HS.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:30pm
Next meeting- 5/10/17. Location Woodbridge Social.
Submitted by- Joyce Baiardi
April 12, 2017