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Irondale Youth Hockey Association Board Meeting Minutes


IYHA April 17, 2014 Board of Directors Meeting:  Called to order 6:57 pm by President Tom Gombold


Board Members Present:  Tom Gombold, Brent Eilefson, Nicki Oswald,  James Sigmundik, Shari Kunza, Adam Schmidt, Bill Jacob, Tim Manson, Steve Clark, Rob Hanson


Board Members Absent:  VP-Open, Tom Rodefeld, Kara Chamberlain


Guests:  Andrea Neumann, Tracy Henry


Minutes:  March meeting minutes  reviewed.  Bill Jacob moved to approve, Tim Manson second.  Approved.


Board Roundtable:


President:  Need to get people involved in IYHA, especially with co-op looming.


Vice President:  Open.


Secretary:  General co-op update.  Working to get meetings on the books. 


Treasurer:  Financials up to date.  Still wrapping up St. Francis financials.  North Metro complete.  Squirt refunds/bills out.


Boys Program Coordinator:  Open - No report from Steve.


Girls Program Coordinator:   Open - No report from Shari.


Initiation Program Coordinator:  General update.  Want to get Learn to Skate figured out with MV.  MV believes LTS is unaffordable.  IYHA has sponsors, grants, and obtained waived MN hockey fee.  We believe LTS is critical.    


District Representative:  New D10 director is Colleen Donovan.  Games will start a week earlier next season in D10.  D10 strongly believes IYHA should be moved to D2, due to co-op. 


Ice Commissioner:   Open – no report from Kara.  Kara interested in taking over VP.


Registration coordinator:  No report.


Equipment Manager:  General update.  Collected Letterman kickback check of $189.  Received $150 from Bauer, for gear.


Boys HS Coach:  Absent.


Girls HS Coach:   Absent.


Standing Reports:


Player and Coach Development Committee


Lake Region


Fundraising Committee:  


Potential Partnership Committee:  Dormant.


Website Update:   


Promotion and Retention Director:  Tracy Henry:  Visited Northwest Metro Chamber of Commerce.  Getting school list.   Working hard to set a registration date and attract more kids to hockey.



Old Business


1.  SKATE Program:  Andrea provided wrap up and discussed Perkins fundraiser and additional fundraiser relating to consumer testing.  Andrea to follow-up related to both Perkins and this consumer testing opportunity.


New Business:  



Rob Hanson moved to adjourn.  James Sigmundik second.  Adjourned at 7:43 pm.