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

 
April 20, 2011
 
I.          Call to order

A regular meeting of the board of the Belmont Youth Hockey Association (BYHA) was called to order at 7:00 p.m. on April 20, 2011 in a private room at the Wave Sports Pub.
 
II.        Roll call  

The following board members were present: Jeff Brody, Curtis Cole, Jim Finn, Paul Miller, Joe Noone, Dan O’Connell, Bob Pomer, Brian Quirk, and Kim Rocha.  Absent from the meeting:  Jim Brown, Jeff Carbeck, Roman Chicz, Doug McLaughlin, Steve Nally and Tricia Reggio.   
 
III.       Approval of minutes from last meetings

The minutes from the March 2011 regular board meeting were accepted. 
 
IV.       Valley League
           
Two representatives of the Valley Hockey League made a presentation to the board regarding the Valley League for our consideration.  We agreed to review the proposal in further detail and consider the advantages and disadvantages of any affiliation with the Valley League.
  
IV.       Financial Update

We discussed the status of our financial reports.   We are in the process of switching from an accrual basis to a cash basis accounting system.  Our financial status looks stable and consistent with projections.   
 
V.        New Board Members

We discussed new board member candidates and agreed upon a slate of candidates to present to the full membership at the May membership meeting.
 
VI.       Placements

We discussed recommendations for preliminary team placements as made by the placement committee.   Announcements of preliminary recommendations will go out by email in the next week.   Adjustments upward may be made depending on player commitments.
 
VII.     May Member Meeting
          
The membership meeting is scheduled for May 11, 2011.    Notice will go out to the full membership by email.   A final agenda will be decided upon at the regular board meeting scheduled for May 2, 2011.

VIII.    Big Chill Type Event
           
We discussed holding a more casual Big Chill type event early in the 2011-12 season.  We will hold further discussions on this topic at an upcoming board meeting. 
 
IX.       Banquets

We discussed the recent end-of-season banquets and thoughts for improving the banquet process for the 2011-12 season.
      
X.        Adjournment
          
Brian Quirk adjourned the meeting at approximately 10:45 p.m.

Minutes submitted by:  Jeff Brody