WESTERN REGION



MINUTES


GENERAL MEETING


in Stratford ON at the Spruce Lodge

Thursday, September 14, 2006



1.0 Welcome

2.0 Roll Call - All associations present

3.0 Presentation of Awards

Western Region Awards:

Plaque for Dan Dawson, Waterloo for Hosting the Provincials

Plaque for 15 years - Owen Sound Association

Plaque for 20 years - St Mary's Association

Official of Year - Lorie Grant

Coach of the Year - Pat Zimmer, Chatham

Player of the Year - Nicole Deveaux, Goaltender

Pat Redman Award - Chuck Belanger, Chatham

Sponsor of the Year - Connect Tech Inc., in Guelph

Volunteer of the Year - Dan Dawson, Waterloo

Provincial Community Builder Awards:

Fred Cathrae, Owen Sound

Cecilia Curtis, Guelph

Kelly Verhoeve, Tillsonburg

Terry Nozzel, St Clements

Volunteer of the Year - Adult - Laura Phanner, SWIRL

Mary Kaiser, Provincial Builder of the Year

Congratulations to All!

4.0 Minutes of the Last Meeting, March 9th, 2006

Motion to accept Wellington North, St Mary's, passed

5.0 Treasurer's Report - Jeanette

See Report

Regionals 2006 - cheques distributed

Motion to accept London/Tillsonburg, passed

6.0 Break out room for Officials

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7.0 Co-ordinator Reports:

7.1 Officiating - Tania

7.2 Coaching - Kate Gibson

See Report

CSI Clinics, register on line, October 14, Guelph and October 22, London

Discussion....new coaches attend CSI B & C $130, CI A & AA $360 (may change)

7.3 Membership Services - Chris

Chuck Weber will be new co-ordinator

Now on web site....Closest Association Matrix and Try Out Tracking

Co-ordinator to monitor this process....great tool

7.4 Elite - Mary Kaiser

See Report.

Motion to move that Western Region sponsor Sheila rouse, Amanda Voisin, Samantha McIntosh, and Becky Branton $250 each for Team Ontario ...Mary, seconded by Tillsonburg. Discussion. passed

7.5 Games & Tournament - Janet

See Report. NO Coaches Handbook distributed individual this season. See Region Web Site for the updated version. B & C recording on web site....SWIRL to consider

7.6 Web Site - Keith

Referee in WORL, Overage Player Form

7.7 Membership Services - welcome Chuck Weber to this position

Motion to accept the co-ordinator reports as printed. St Mary's, Woolwich. Passed

8.0 Vice Chair Report - New to the position....welcome Kevin Campbell, President Seaforth

No Report.

9.0 Chair Report - Chris

No Report. Marc R...has resigned from officiating (B & C) portion...Tania remains

Looking for Adult and Athlete Co-ordinator and Second Vice Chair. Contact Chris.

Election in the spring - President, Secretary, Second Vice

10.0 New Business/Announcements

  1. London - possible UWO Ringette team...interest contact Kevin Knight. Kevin to send out proposal re: Belle team

  1. Mitchell tournament registration forms - 25th Anniversary....tickets for sale (table at back)
  2. Shot Clock Usage....Regional 2007 to have shot clocks in use. Our volunteer base of course will have to increase in order to cover this.


11.0 Next Meeting - November 16th, 2006

12.0 Adjournment

Talbot Trail/Huron Perth



Secretary - Wendy

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October 24, 2006