Las Cruces Soccer Referee Association General and Board Meetings
November 14, 2012

Board Meeting


Minutes for Board meeting on 12/12/2012
Called to order at 6:05pm by President Willman. Members present are Lisa Willman, Jean McKeever, Robert Gage, Matt Horst, Tom Duttle, and Raymond Burchfield.

Jean M. motion to accept minutes for November, 2012 Board meeting, Tom Duttle 2nd. Motion passed.

Treasury report: Jean M. reported that the CD was automatically re-upped for another 6 months.

By-Laws revision: Printed copies of the revised By-Laws were handed out by President Willman for review. After discussion Jean McKeever motioned to accept the new By-Laws. Robert Gage 2nd. Motion passed.

There was discussion on the Referee contract that each referee signs to work for the league. There was also discussion on the need for mentoring of the new Grade 9 referees.

The Board also discussed reimbursable and paid fees for the Assessors, for their time.
Adjourned at 6:49pm

Submitted by Raymond Burchfield, Secretary, LCSRA


General Meeting


Minutes for General meeting on 12/12/2012
Called to order at 7:00pm by President Willman.

Motion to accept the minutes from the General meeting of November by Jose B., Jean M. 2nd. Motion passed.

Treasury report: Jean McKeever reported that many referees still need to pay dues for 2012.
The LCSRA CD got re-upped for another 6 months.

LCYSL report: Lisa Willman reported that grade 9 refs who certified in August 2012 and have worked 4 games can seek reimbursement for clinic fees.
Dominic Gbogbo, who attended the league meeting reported that they want more details in the game reports. They also want referees to only be able to sign up for games they are capable of covering.

MVSL report: Bill Lindemann reported that the season is over and that they need more referees. Must be Grade 8.

State District Referee report: Tom Duttle reported that there will be a bridge clinic sometime in January for Grade 9 referees to upgrade to Grade 8. Spring cup tournaments will be in Albuquerque in February for those wanting to upgrade to 7 or higher.

Jean McKeever discussed the changes to the By-Laws of the LCSRA to the members present.

Nominations for Board positions for 2013:
President - Raymond Burchfield was nominated. Andy Bristol moved to close nominations, Jose Briones 2nd, no objections, motion passed for new president.
Vice President Jose Briones was nominated. Andy Bristol moved to close nominations, Dominic Gbogbo Jr. 2nd, no objections, motion passed for new Vice President.
Secretary Jesus Soto and Lisa Willman were nominated. Andy Bristol moved to close nominations, Ray Burchfield 2nd. Members present voted and Lisa Willman was elected Secretary.
Director of Development (Recertification) Gary Manley was nominated. Andy Bristol moved to close nominations, Paige Ramsey 2nd, no objections, motion passed for new Development Director.
Treasurer Jean McKeever was nominated. Andy Bristol moved to close nominations, Foster Gbogbo 2nd, no objections, motion passed for new Treasurer.
Director of Assessment Andy Bristol was nominated. Raymond Burchfield moved to close nominations, Jose Briones 2nd, no objections, motion passed for new Director of Assessment.
Youth Representative Matt Horst and Paige Ramsey were nominated. Andy Bristol moved to close nominations, Jean McKeever 2nd. Members present voted and Paige Ramsey was elected to be the new Youth Representative.

Adjourned at 7:55pm

Checks were not available. They are now available at the League office (12/14/2012). Contact the league office.

Submitted by Raymond Burchfield, Secretary, LCSRA