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Board Minutes 09-19-2006 | Ohio Valley Basketball Officials Association | Cincinnati Ohio

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Board Minutes 09-19-2006

Posted by | September 19, 2006 .

OHIO VALLEY OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION – BASKETBALL

Minutes of the Board

September 19, 2006

Fairfax Community Center, 7:00 PM.

Members Present: Don Schneider, Tom Huiet, Marvin Doyle, Virgil Knapke, Bob Kruthaupt, Jon Sagers, Ray Vaughn, Mick Sharkey, Kevin Larsen

Members Absent: Tim Baumgardner, Bill Smith, Jim Manning, David Shire, Gip Fehring

  • President Sagers called the meeting to order.
  • Vaughn read minutes of the March 27, 2006 meeting.
  • New board members Sagers, Larsen and Kruthaupt were welcomed.
  • Program Director Mick Sharkey presented the Board with an overview of the meeting agenda for the upcoming rules interpretation meetings.
  • Sagers  made the following committee appointments:
    • Nomination – Larsen, Huiet
    • Grievance – Sagers
    • Blue Book – Vaughn
    • Election – Knapke
    • Entertainment – Kruthauot, Sharkey, Schneider
  • The Board approved three association hospitalities for Friday nights during the season.  The Board also approved up to $200 per hospitality based on the number of people that may show up.  The amount of money spent will be up to the discretion of the hospitality host.  Hospitalities will be hosted at restaurants that sponsor the association Blue Book.  The hospitalities were set for the following dates; Friday December 15 (West), Friday January 19 (Central) and Friday February 16 (East).
  • The Board moved to take bids for the printing of the association Blue Book.  These bids must be submitted to the Secretary no later than Friday September 29.
  • The Board requested that Vaughn E-mail the membership one more time and request ads for the Blue Book.
  • The Board moved to separate the Spring Board Meeting into a social meeting and a Board meeting.  The Social meeting will take place at one of the Blue Book sponsor’s restaurants.  No association business will be transacted at this meeting it will be strictly for recognition of Board members, OHSAA Hall of Fame Members and guest who offered their services to the association for the current year.  The Board meeting will take place at a later date and all the association year-end business will be transacted at this meeting.
  • The Board moved to revise the way the Dan Tehan award winner is selected.  The following is the revision of the bylaw for selecting the Dan Tehan winner.
  1. Dan Tehan Ohio Valley Officials Association Basketball Hall of Fame: There may be a plaque awarded in memory of Dan Tehan to the member who best exemplifies Mr. Tehan.
    1. The Advisory Board shall nominate qualified members for consideration of the award.
    2. Members may also be nominated from the floor at one of the association’s rules interpretation meetings.
    3. Qualified members must designate the Ohio Valley Basketball Officials Association as their affiliate association on the OHSAA web site.
    4. A member may receive the award one time only.
    5. The nominee must be a member of the Association for fifteen (15) years.
    6. The following are guidelines for consideration of the Dan Tehan Award nominee which the nominee might possess, but should not be limited to:
    7. Worked with new and fellow officials to improve officiating.
    8. Exhibited leadership within the Association.
    9. Dedicated to knowledge of rules, integrity and sportsmanship.
    10. Service to the Association.
    11. Officiated in either regional or state tournament games.
    12. Promoted the Association to coaches, administrators, schools, media, and the general public.
      1. The association secretary will record the list of nominees and assembled the ballot.
      2. The secretary will present the ballot to the board at a special board meeting or through the internet.
      3. Voting board members will review each candidate’s qualifications and cast a yes or no vote for each nominee.

10.  The secretary or his/her designate will collect the ballots and record the results.

11.  A nominee must receive a minimum of 70% affirmation of the board vote to be selected as a Dan Tehan award winner.

12.  There may be one or more winners in a given year.

  • The board moved to limit the association tournament selection ballot to those members that have selected the Ohio Valley Basketball Officials Association as their affiliate association on the OHSAA web site.
  • Vaughn informed the board that Andy Larkins is working with a software company in an effort to develop an internet program that will handle the tournament selection process for the association.  It is the goal of this program to be a hands off self calculating system.
  • Vaughn informed the board that our membership must be limited to OHSAA members or our state sponsored insurance program will be voided.
  • The board moved to limit association membership to OHSAA certified members.  This item will be added to the association bylaws.
  • The board moved to award an annual scholarship of $250 each to one boy and one girl who are siblings of an association member.  The vehicle for awarding this scholarship will be drawn up by Jon Sagers and approved by the board.
  • The board moved to provide each member an association logo tee shirt at the first meeting.
  • The board moved to award each official who is assigned a regional or state tournament game an association logo polo shirt.
  • Meeting adjourned 9:05 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,

Raymond Vaughn,

Secretary, Ohio Valley Basketball Officials Association