North Dakota High School Activities Association
Board of Directors Meeting
Agenda With Exec. Sec. Comments
Radisson - Fargo - March 22, 2013
March 22nd Committee Meetings
8:00 a.m. - Realignment Committee
(Helvik, Martin, Olson, Ham, Roaldson)
Prairie Rose Room
9:00 a.m. - District Chairs Meeting (Ulland) Prairie Rose Room
11:00 am - Media Committee
1. Call Meeting to Order
2. Approval of Agenda
a. January 26, 2013
a. Balance sheet, budget, savings/investments
a. Napoleon and Gackle-Streeter in wrestling, 7-12, 2013-14, no fee
a. Scott Ulland will provide a report of penalty assessed for a member school violation.
a. Larry Helvik, Committee Chair, will provide an update of committee work to the Board:
i. BEK Requests
a. BEK Request – Media Pass Request
b. BEK Request – Adjustment to TV Specifications
ii. Opening of television bids.
iii. Report of February 20th meeting regarding webcasting.
a. Larry Helvik, Committee Chair will provide a recommendation regarding Region placement in softball.
10. Less Than
50 Rule Change
a. At the last Board meeting, a recommendation for change in the less than 50 rule was made by the Constitution & By-Laws Committee. Attached is documentation of language changes that needs Board approval for this to happen. If the language changes are approved, Junior High students in all sized schools will be able to move to high school competition and back to junior high competition. Fifth and Sixth grade students will continue to be eligible for Junior high competition in non contact sports only in schools with junior high enrollments less than 50.
& By-Laws Reformat
a. At an earlier meeting, the Constitution & By-Laws Committee recommended a change in the format of the By-Laws. The Board should adopt or table until a later meeting. Reformatting of the By-Laws falls with the strategic plan.
12. ND State Board of Higher Ed/NDUS/DPI Recommendation
a. Attached is a letter from Dr. Hamid Shirvani, NDUS Chancellor and Kirsten Baesler, State Superintendent with a recommendation that the Board to strongly recommend coaches to complete the NFHS course titled “Creating a Safe and Respectful Environment”.
a. Attached are the coaches’ advisory minutes as well the athletic review committee recommendations. The Board will vote to approve or deny each of the coaches’ advisory recommendations.
a. Justin Fletschock will speak to the Board regarding a request to move the Gymnastics season one week later, beginning in 2013-14.
16. Rooming List
17. Board Correspondence
18. Representative Reports
a. Here is opportunity for Board members to create an awareness to issues and concerns that may or may not be found on a future agenda.
19. Executive Secretary’s Report
20. Next Meeting, Date and Time
a. April 23, 2013—Valley City Office