CORPORATE MINUTES OF A MEETING OF THE BOARD OF
DIRECTORS OF THE ONTARIO RINGETTE ASSOCIATION INC., HELD
AT THE HOLIDAY INN, KITCHENER, ONTARIO ON
MAY 25, 2007 HEREINAFTER CITED
Jane Casson - President
Carolyn Mountjoy - Vice President Administration
Rob Evans - Vice President Technical
Ellorie Hanson - Vice President Communications
Terry Watters - Vice President Finance
Andre Astle - Eastern Region Director
Harry Hirsimaki - Northeast Region Director
Mike Chaudet - Southern Region Director
Chris Beuglet - Western Region Director
Jo-Ann Wilson - G&T Chair
Staff: Mike Beaton - Executive Director
Regrets: Scott Blakey - Central Region Director
Vacant - Athlete Representative
Vacant - Northwestern Region Director
ON MOTIONS DULY MADE, SECONDED AND CARRIED, IT WAS RESOLVED AS FOLLOWS:
Motion D6-06-01 "That the agenda be adopted as amended".
Motion D6-06-02 "That the minutes for the meeting of 11-13th May 2007 be adopted with no additions to the To Do List".
Motion D5-06-15 "That page 23 of the Operating Manual section 6.e.iii at the G&T meeting in August "The final listing for sanctioned events…" be deleted."
Motion D5-06-22 "That to make changes on seeding as per mark-up of Operating Manual attached to section Subs page 2" Note: pg 12 of 60 of the G&T SCM minutes April 2007 to be reproduced as attachment for the motion (i) and (ii) only
Motion D5-06-29 "That the Wild Card formula be altered to address the following changes:
– limiting total tournament factor to a ratio of max 1
– limiting the total of out of region to a factor of 1 – 4 tournaments
- 2 out of region is the capped values
– a team can only equal its rating percentage – best it can get
– exposure necessary but no longer extra bonus for extra events
– points given for gold (2) and silver (1) game involvement
- limit to 4 events max multiplier 1
– out of region 2 tournaments max multiplier 1".
Motion D5-06-30 "That new section Seeding 1.b.iii – "Seeding of Provincial Petite teams is the responsibility of the G&T committee:
Motion D6-06-03 "That pg 7 3.c.vii #1 bullet to read –
i. same age division or one lower, same calibre or less
(example 1: a Junior AA team could choose: a Junior AA, A, B or C team player)
(example 2: a Junior team could choose: a Junior A, B or C team player; or a Tween A, B or C team player)
ii. One calibre higher only, one age division lower
(example: a Junior A team could choose: a Tween AA player)
Motion D6-06-04 "That ORA implement a National Officiating Development Program. The purpose of this program would be to assist Referees from Ontario to travel to out of-province tournaments so that they may be selected to attend Ringette Canada’s National Championships. All level 4 referees, who are properly registered with ORA and who have not attended Nationals previously will be allowed to apply to this program. It will subsidize the out-of-pocket travel expenses of the officials selected to a maximum of $250.00 to attend an out-of-province tournament per year with a priority given to those tournaments in Calgary and Edmonton. Any travel grant provided by the host will be taken into account when calculating the amount of the subsidy. The official will apply for the subsidy to the Officiating Development Committee in writing by December 1st with all the appropriate information as to dates, host subsidy and travel costs included".
Motion D6-06-05 "Motion to adjourn".