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August 31, 2015

Present: Dewey Hom, Commissioner; Paul Knotts, Vice Commissioner; Glenn Peacock, Secretary; Ken Taylor, Treasurer; Peter Fowler, National League Director; Warren Butler, American League Director; Ron O’Donnell, Master League Director; Ray DeLuca, Senior League Director; Randy Bergman, Legacy League Director; Bruce Stokes, Interim Lowell Lawson League Director; Jerry Bohacek, Interim Legends League Director; Terry Cartledge, Player Representative

Dewey Hom called the meeting to order at 6:33 pm

Secretary Minutes: Read and discussed, voted on unanimously to accept as presented.
Treasurers Report: Beginning balance $5,638.47. Ending balance $18,188.10
Revenue: $12,960
Expenditures: $410.37
Treasurers Report was discussed and voted on unanimously to accept as presented.

Topics discussed:
Dewey Hom recognized and thanked the statistician on getting the stats posted in a timely manner.
Motion was made to increase statistician pay to $7.00. This motion was discussed and passed unanimously.

CRPA has an open date the week of September 21st. Directors can use this date to schedule make up games. Directors are to notify Dewey Hom of any games scheduled for this date.

Umpires: Grievances (protesting games) can only be filed on rule interpretations. Paul Knotts is rotating umpires schedules in hopes of controlling the speed of games.
Players cannot discuss any plays. Only the manager or designated manager can discuss a play. This is a reminder of an existing rule.

Board of Directors and League Directors elections:
Any CSSA members wishing to be a candidate for the 2015-2016 season as a Board member or League Director should submit their names to any board member by the end of September 2015. Elections will be held in October 2015.

Banquet: November 14th. The committee is still getting bids from sponsors on food. A proposal of $15.00 per player and $10.00 per guest is being considered.
Also discussion took place on the possibility of having wine and beer available.
Ron O’Donnell was given permission to secure entertainment for the banquet.
Motion was made, discussed and approved to allocate $250.00 for entertainment.

League updates: All leagues have been very competitive.

Arnold Fowler and Lowell Lawson nominations are also being accepted. All nominations must be accompanied with a paragraph, stating nominees qualifications. Send Arnold Fowler nominations to Glenn Peacock peacock7850@yahoo.com. Nominations will be accepted up to 30 September, 2015

Future Topics: Because of the increase in softballs, uniforms and other costs it is proposed that the CSSA consider raising player fees and sponsor fees for the upcoming Spring 2016 season and beyond. $55.00 for a 12 game season and $50.00 for a ten game season was discussed. This topic will be addressed at future meetings.

Other Topics: An email from Austin Fowler, the grandson of Arnold Fowler thanking the organization on continuing the Award honoring his grandfather and all that he stood for, was read.
Next meeting September 28, 2015. All are welcome to attend.

Adjourned at 7:53pm
Respectfully submitted by
Glenn H. Peacock
peacock7850@yahoo.com

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Sep 8

Posted by Cherokee Senior Softball Association at Sep 8, 2015 2:17PM PDT

NO GAMES TONIGHT.

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18 August 2015

Posted by Cherokee Senior Softball Association at Aug 18, 2015 12:11PM PDT

All games cancelled tonight.

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August Meeting

Posted by Cherokee Senior Softball Association at Aug 8, 2015 6:15AM PDT

CSSA Board of Directors Meeting
August 3, 2015

Present: Dewey Hom, Commissioner; Paul Knotts, Vice Commissioner; Glenn Peacock, Secretary; Ken Taylor, Treasurer; Peter Fowler, National League Director; Warren Butler, American League Director; Ron O’Donnell, Master League Director; Bruce Stokes, Interim Lowell Lawson League Director; Jerry Bohacek, Interim Legends League Director; Terry Cartledge, Player Representative

Absent: Ray DeLuca, Senior League Director; Randy Bergman, Legacy League Director; Dewey Hom called the meeting to order at 6:33 pm
Secretary Minutes: Read and discussed, voted on unanimously to accept as presented.
Treasurers Report: Beginning balance $10,396.45. Ending balance $5,638.47
Revenue: $450.02
Expenditures: $2268.00
Treasurers Report was discussed and voted on unanimously to accept as presented.
Topics discussed:
Fall Season: August 11. Tuesday night.
August 17 and 19. Monday morning and Wednesday morning and evening.
October 26 is designated as the last possible week to complete the Fall 2015 season.
If rainouts occur, the schedule will be followed as printed. Make ups will be rescheduled.
League updates: No issues presented by those in attendance.
All teams managers need to accurately submit their rosters to the League Director as soon as possible.
Lowell Lawson League: Needs someone to become a manager. Anyone interested should contact Bruce Stokes.
Board Elections: Nominations are being accepted. Submit any nominations to a member of the Board of Director. Each nomination will go through a review process by the Board of Directors.
Arnold Fowler and Lowell Lawson nominations are also being accepted. All nominations must be accompanied by a paragraph, stating nominees qualifications. Send Arnold Fowler nominations to Glenn Peacock peacock7850@yahoo.com. Nominations will be accepted up to 30 September, 2015

Other Topics:
AED/CPR Training: Training will take place between the Fall and Spring season.
Future Topics: The potential of raising the sponsor and player fees.
Next meeting August 31, 2015. All are welcome to attend.
Adjourned at 7:40pm
Respectfully submitted by
Glenn H. Peacock
peacock7850@yahoo.com

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July Meeting

Posted by Cherokee Senior Softball Association at Jul 24, 2015 5:42AM PDT

CSSA Board of Directors Meeting
July 13, 2015

Present: Dewey Hom, Commissioner; Paul Knotts, Vice Commissioner; Glenn Peacock, Secretary; Ken Taylor, Treasurer; Warren Butler, American League Director; Ron O’Donnell, Master League Director; Bruce Stokes, Interim Lowell Lawson League Director; Jerry Bohacek, Interim Legends League Director
Absent: Ray DeLuca, Senior League Director; Peter Fowler, National League Director; Randy Bergman, Legacy League Director; Terry Cartledge, Player Representative
Dewey Hom called the meeting to order at 6:33 pm
Secretary Minutes: Read and discussed, voted on unanimously to accept as presented.
Treasurers Report: Beginning balance $16,445.39. Ending balance $10,396.45
Revenue: $804.00
Expenditures: $6,852.95
Treasurers Report was discussed and voted on unanimously to accept as presented.
Topics discussed:
Welcomed new members to the Board: Bruce Stokes, Interim Lowell Lawson League Director
Jerry Bohacek, Interim Legends League Director
Voted to accept members as Interim for remainder of the fall season.
Spring Results: Season was competitive in all Leagues.
Fall Season: August 11 and 12. Tuesday and Wednesday night.
August 17 and 19. Monday and Wednesday morning.
Lowering Age requirements (National League Only)
Discussion on lowering the age requirements to 48 years of age for National League members only. If not drafted, player cannot play in an other leagues until they qualify at age 50.
A poll was taken by the members present on whether to implement such a rule change. 5-2 with one absentia not to implement such a rule. Further discussion will be at next meeting when all members are present.
Anniversary Shirts: A motion was made to use any profits from the sale of shirts to make a donation of $100 to the Special Olympics. Passed unanimously.
Board Elections: Discussion on how the elections will be held before the Fall Banquet took place. It was discussed whether to create a nomination form so that members nominated have the necessary skills (i.e. Treasurer position, person has financial background) before being placed on the ballot. It is the goal of the board to have as many members possible to vote in the elections.
A motion was made to have the elections including Board of Directors and League Directors to be held before the Fall Banquet. Logistics to be worked out, with the intent to have a vetted process for the nominees by the Board of Directors in place. Pass 6-2
League updates: No issues presented by those in attendance.
Other Topics:
The Lowell Lawson award to be voted on by the Board of Directors and League Managers. To be discussed further.
Next meeting August 3, 2015. All are welcome to attend.
Adjourned at 7:55pm
Respectfully submitted by
Glenn H. Peacock
peacock7850@yahoo.com