ND ACC Winter Meeting Agenda Friday, February 7th, 2020
Call to Order: 6:35 p.m.
Welcome/Identification of Members present: Roger Bay, Jeremy Ueland, Jessica Wolf, Jeremy Wolf, Sherri Hale, Dylan Snell, Ryan Ludemann, Mark Selby (Lisa’s proxy), Courtney Schad, Aaron Haffey, Jamin Patten, Craig Krueger -ACC quorum present
Approval of Minutes from Fall ACC Meeting: Roger motion to approve, Ryan seconded, -no objections
Program Status: Clubs report on their current overall program status (staffing, funding, events, etc...) – quick updates from clubs represented
ACC Chair Report – ACC Chair
Northern Division Manager
Northern Division Financials (to date): Division has had some cancelations and changes and expects head tax to be down from projections – we are sitting slightly ahead of where we were last season at this time.
Tri-Divisional Lodging: Link to lodging at Big Sky was sent out. Make sure athletes know to get reservations if they believe they will get selected as lodging is filling up and difficult at that time.
Pending List: Sherri asked if everyone knew how to find this list and ensure those on it are aware – clubs especially should be checking
Goals and Tentative Schedule for Winter Meeting 2020 – Tentative dates Missoula Working group Friday, May 29th all day – more Saturday am. ACC meeting noon on Saturday with calendaring to follow.
New Business: none
Meeting adjourned 7: 40 p.m.
Minutes of the OCTOBER 5, 2019 Northern Division Annual General Meeting Helena, MT
Tim Hinderman, Northern Division President called the meeting to order at 8:05 A.M. and a roll call of Clubs and Members was performed. In attendance were Sherri Hale, ND Manager; Tim Hinderman, ND President; Roy Loman, ND Vice President; Curtis Shuck, ND Secretary; Ryan Ludemann, Discovery Ski Team; Lisa Ballard; Red Lodge/Big Sky; Roger Bay, BSF; Craig Krueger, GDST; Jerry Wolf, RMC; Vanessa Selby, Red Lodge; Jeremy Worlf, Red Lodge; Dylan Snell, MSEF; Jeremy Ueland, BSSEF; Kristi Borge, PMEF(Maverick) and Rogers Little, GDST. Bill Gunesch, US Skiing was in attendance via phone conference. A quorum of member being established, the Meeting proceeded. Tim asked the ND Members to review and approve the minutes from the 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Special Board of Directors Meeting held on February 8, 2019. General discussion followed. Motion #1: Approve the Minutes from the October, 2018 AGM and Special Board of Directors Meeting February 8, 2019. Made: Craig Krueger/ Second: Lisa Ballard – Passed Unanimously Sherri Hale, ND Manager provided background on the Safe Sport initiative and MAAPP (Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies) specifically as it relates to the Northern Division and the ND Clubs, as well as the national impacts. Sherri presented the US Skiing MAAPP Training Slide Deck to the Members in attendance. Bill Gunesch provided the US Skiing Skills Quest Physical Testing Program and provided some information on Testing Guidelines and availability of data from the tests. Bill also provided general updates from US Skiing. Tim Hinderman introduced Rogers Little with GDST who he had asked to lead a discussion with the ND Members on “Conflict of Interest” and how that dovetailed with the US Skiing Code of Conduct and general ethics. Rogers went into detail on how best to apply ethics on a daily basis both on and off the ski hill for ND Members and Member Clubs. Rogers was able to provide some excellent perspective and examples for the Members consideration. Tim then asked for a ND Program Status Report and each Club in attendance delivered a brief update. Jeremy Ueland provided a brief update of the Northern Division Alpine Competition Committee (ACC) from the meetings held October 4, 2019. There was additional discussion on the WR Mission Ridge U16 Project Selection Criteria for Northern Division. 2 | Page Jeremy asked the Members to approve the ND Selection Criteria based on the ND Selection Boards using List 20 from the 2019 Season – Final Points List from 2019, by each specific discipline and have a ND Selection named by 10/15/2019. Motion #2: Approve the ND Selection Procedure for the Western Region U16 Project using the methodology described above. Made: Lisa Ballard/ Second: Jeremy Ueland – Passed Unanimously Jeremy then presented the highlights of the ACC actions taken during the Working Meeting and asked the ND Members to approve the ACC Actions from the October 4, 2019 Meeting. Motion #3: Approve the ND ACC Actions from the Working Meeting held October 4, 2019. Made: Dylan Snell / Second: Lisa Ballard – Passed Unanimously Jeremy presented the 2019/2020 Northern Division Competition Calendar to the ND Members and asked for its approval. Motion #4: Approve the 2019/2020 Northern Division Competition Calendar. Made: Jeremy Ueland / Second: Ryan Ludemann – Passed Unanimously Tim Hinderman presented the Draft 2019/2020 Northern Division Operating Budget and walked through the budget categories in detail. There was discussion amongst the members and support for the Budget as presented. Motion #5: Approve the 2019/2020 Northern Division Operating Budget. Made: Ryan Ludemann / Second: Jeremy Ueland – Passed Unanimously Sherri Hale, Northern Division Manager provided a Divisional Update as well as updates from the US Skiing Fall Meetings. Tim Hinderman then presented the Northern Division President’s Report, discussing the work on the 2020 Budget, the request for a Bylaw Review Committee and a look ahead to the upcoming competition season. Curtis Shuck, Northern Division Secretary and Nominating Committee Chairperson presented a slate of Northern Division Board Officers for Election at this Annual General Meeting. Curtis presented: Vice President – Roy Lowman Treasurer – Tony Nunnikhoven President Tim Hinderman then asked for nominations from the floor three times as required by Roberts Rule of Order. Hearing no nominations from the floor, Tim asked the Northern Division Members for a motion to approve the Slate of Officers as presented by the Nominating Committee. Motion #6: Election of Northern Division Board of Director Officers, Vice President – Roy Loman and Treasurer, Tony Nunnikhoven. Made: Craig Krueger / Second: Jeremy Wolf – Passed Unanimously 3 | Page With no further business before the General Member of the Northern Division, Tim Hinderman asked for a motion to adjourn the meeting. Motion #7: Election of Northern Division Board of Director Officers, Vice President – Roy Loman and Treasurer, Tony Nunnikhoven. Made: Craig Krueger / Second: Jeremy Wolf – Passed Unanimously Motion #7: Adjourn the 2019 Northern Division Annual General Meeting. Made: Ryan Ludemann / Second: Lisa Ballard – Passed Unanimously The Northern Division Annual General Meeting was adjourned at 11:20 A.M. Minutes prepared by Curtis E. Shuck, Jr. Northern Division Secretary from notes taken from the meeting. Curtis Shuck, ND Secretary