Regrets: Ken, Glen, Exeter, Forest, Goderich, Guelph, Huron Perth League, St Marys, St Thomas,
Talbot trail League, Tara, Tillsonburg,
2.0 Roll Call
3.0 Minutes of the last meeting, January 19th, 2006
Motion to accept minutes as printed. Elite Development/St Clements, passed
4.0 Treasurer's Report - Jeanette
Motion to accept report as printed. Owen Sound/Woolwich, passed
5.0 Co-ordinators Reports:
5.1 Coaching - Kate
No report - B & C qualifications needed
5.2 Adult Development - Sheri
See written report - Open 'A' Provincials 2006 - Waterloo and London
Standing Committee Meeting in April
My two year term is drawing to a close - let me know your interest for my position.
5.3 Athlete Development - Tina
See written report - Player of the Year and Athlete Performance Awards are due by
April 1st. Submit to either Region Chair/Membership Services co-ordinator.
5.4 Elite Development - Mary
See written report - Congratulations to the AA teams from Western Region. The
AAA team is now playing at the Ontario winter Games.
5.5 Membership Services - Ken
No report - Volunteer Recognition Awards - form is on the website - fill out and
submit. We need your input. Open to suggestion, what areas of importance. For
example the releases. Player try out portion as well....deadline for submissions will
be before April Standing Committee Mtg
March 9, 2006
5.6 Officiating - Marc Brisson/Tania Pettitt
Bill Kaiser has resigned from the Officiating position. Tania Pettitt will focus on the
A's and Standing Committee meetings. Marc will focus on the B & C teams....Laurie
Grant. We need officials for the Regional Tournament. Southern and Central
Regions both having tournaments that weekend as well. Sign-up will be available
on the Region web site.
5.7 G & T - Janet
See written report. Not mentioned in report - we are looking for hosts for the A &
AA prelims 2007. AA Provincials 2007 - Napean....A Provincials 2007 - Chatham.
ORA will be looking for 2008 hosts if anyone is interested, please submit.
5.8 Regionals 2006 Tournament - Keith
Schedule will be posted on the web site tonight and also the volunteer schedule for
your submission. One hard copy of the schedule was made for each association.
This document is a DRAFT still subject to change(s). If no changes this will be the
final schedule. Stay tuned to the Western Region web site. Remember your gift for
the gift table from each team in your association. Bunny games will be 50 minutes
in length. Officials are still needed in order to make this event happen. There will
be an Executive person in each arena. Western Region code of conduct will be in
effect. Programs will be available, prize table, and LOONIE sticks. Register your
team on the Thursday night if possible...you must be registered before your first
Motion to accept all the co-ordinator reports. Mitchell/Wellington North, passed
6.0 Vice Chair - Glen
7.0 Chair Report - Chris
Report coming... Proposing Justplay be implemented in Western Region. Take this back to your association to discuss and report back at the AGM.
Western Region AGM will be held tentatively on Thursday, April 27th - subject to availability of the room....will check with Kate
WORL meeting - appeals were heard
Provincial changes.....comments and recommendations in writing to Chris
Ontario Ringette Association AGM, May 26-28 - Ottawa....provincial format - bunny teams - petite teams
Elections at our AGM meeting - First Vice - position still open
All co-ordinators positions are open.
Program for the Regionals - Kevin Knight is looking for advertising opportunities - see the blue flyer on the back table.
Thanks to Waterloo at the Provincials.
8. New Business/Announcements
2010 Olympics in Whistle, BC.....rumour of ringette being an Olympic sport
March 9, 2006
9.0 Next Meeting - AGM, April 27, 2006 here at the Spruce Lodge
Motion to adjourn. Dorchester/Grey Bruce, passed