Nov 2003 Board Minutes

ODSL Monthly Meeting Minutes

November 13, 2003


Brought to Order 7:50 pm/Adjourned 9:00pm


Members in Attendance:

President Gary Brindle

Registrar Lisa Wilson

Girls Commissioner Bob Gray


Members Absent:

Vice President Wilson Gilbert

Treasurer Debbie Cervantes

Boys Commissioner John Findlay

Administrator Dave Milne


Minutes of Prior Meeting:

Minutes from October 2003 were read and approved.



Treasurer (Absent - President Reporting):

Gary would like emails of checks that have not been located or cashed to be forwarded to him to review. 


Administrator (Absent - President Reporting):

There seems to be a problem with Demosphere and the way they list teams with tie breakers.  Dave is working with Demosphere on this. 



With the exception of 1 Loudoun team, all ODSL teams are in the State database.  If this team is not in prior to the start of the season, it will be requested that the team does not play in ODSL and then the State Registrar will handle


Right now things look good.  At the end of the Spring season 2 registrars will be stepping down.  Lisa will be looking for replacements.  The areas are in the Loudoun County area and Chantilly area.



Vice President (Absent - President Reporting):

Player Development is going well.  Pro Excel owes ODSL for 2 clinics that were cancelled and these will take place in the Spring.  Wilson will be working with Pro Excel to get these rescheduled and would like to target the U9-U13 age groups.




Boys Commissioner:  (Absent - President Reporting):

Everything went well.  There is one team that needs to be reviewed to see if they forfeited 3 games last season.


Girls Commissioner:  

Everything went well, but need to look into what the League could do to improve the quality of Referees. 



The appeal of the Sterling game was denied.  Gary will notify the team.


Sportsmanship deadline is Dec 1, 2003 to have all ballots in.  At the January meeting we will look at the penalty system for Sportsmanship voting.


The state held a Travel Submit .  Waiting on the report from the state to pass on to the board to discuss.


Board Members need to register for the VYSA Workshop and then submit an expense report for reimbursement.


A motion was made to pick up the cost of the hotel room Friday night for the registrars.  MOTION APPROVED




The Secretary position remains open.


The U9/U10/U11 Program will be reviewed and voted on at the Open Board meeting in January.  The vote will be whether to keep these age groups at the Travel level or not.



Division seeding for the Fall 04 season.  This will be discussed at the January meeting.


T-shirts will be ordered for the Division 1 CHAMPS for U11 and above and will be handed out at the coaching meeting.  Bob Gray will handle the ordering for the shirts.


Next Monthly Scheduled Board Meeting:

January 15 at 7:30 pm at the Holiday Inn in Manassas