BYHA promotes the development and enjoyment of youth hockey in the Town of Belmont, creating and maintaining a standard of goodwill, sportsmanship and fellowship among it's youth.
 
 
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Belmont Youth Hockey
Meeting Minutes
 
January 4, 2010
I.          Call to order
Brian Quirk called to order the regular meeting of the Belmont Youth Hockey Association (BYHA) at pm on January 4, 2010 in the Flett Room of the Belmont Public Library.
II.        Roll call
The following board members were present: Jeff Brody, Jim Brown, Jeff Carbeck, Roman Chicz, Curtis Cole, John Curran, Jim Finn, Steve Nally, Bob Pomer, Brian Quirk, Tricia Reggio and Kim Rocha.  Absent from the meeting: Joe Noone and Doug McLaughlin. Also in attendance was Katy Bonnin.
III.       Approval of minutes from last meetings
The minutes from the December 7, 2010 regular board meeting were accepted.
IV.       Financial Update
John Curran gave a brief financial report. Reminders to members who have not fully paid their dues were discussed.
 
V.        By-Laws
Brian Quirk, Doug McLaughlin, Curtis Cole and Jeff Brody will finalize recommendations on changes to the by-laws.
 
VI.       Board Nominations/Elections
Three current board members will have their term end this year. There is also a possible at-large opening.  March is being targeted for new board member elections.  A nominating committee has been set up to identify board candidates.
 
VII.     Big Chill/Fundraising
            Tricia Reggio updated us on the status of the Big Chill event.  The need for additional live auction items was discussed.  Team member voluntary ticket sales for the 50/50 raffle was discussed.  Tickets are $10 each with the winning name drawn at the Big Chill. Invites for the Big Chill will be going out this week. Ticket prices for the event were discussed and it was decided to keep the price at $60 per person.
 
VIII.    Member Meeting Plan
            A meeting for March will be scheduled if the board nomination process can be completed.
 
IX.       Walk-Ins
Reviving the annual President’s Award was discussed. Dues relief to a member who was injured and unable to play much of the season was also discussed. Curtis Cole gave us an update on the tournaments. The teams have enjoyed the tournaments thus far and have largely been competitive.  Team interested in an end of the year tournament was discussed.
 
X.        Adjournment
Brian Quirk adjourned the meeting at 8:30 p.m.
Minutes submitted by:  Jeff Brody