General membership meeting of Las Cruces Referee Association March 13, 2002
Meeting called to order by Robert Gage at 19:10 hours
1. Motion was made to accept the minutes as they were printed on the web page motion passed.
2. Treasurers report given by Jose Diosdado and Lisa Wilman;
A. Lisa reported to the association about the end of the year fiscal report for 2001
B. Jose reported the income for the month of February 2002 deposits totaling $3000.00 was made and after checks given out for the referees the account was left with an balance of $4300.00
C. Motion to accept the treasurer’s report was made and accept as read.
3. Robert Gage mention the incident that occurred on March 9 which was an assault against a referee, he mention that if this occurs again he would like the asst. referee to run on the field and get the attention of the referee doing the game.
4. Rich Richins gave training of the use and misuse of the advantage cause of the laws. Which falls under the law 5 of the FIFA, which deals with the referee and his duties.
5. Reports form committee
a. Gary Manley DRA no report
b. Judiciary committee Gina Martinez no report
c. Liaisons MVSL Gina Martinez their meeting was the following Monday night at that times no report.
d. High School Tom Duttle there was meeting following the General membership meeting.
e. Assigner Kevin Riedel noted that there would be the border cup tournament on April 6th and 7th to get the conflicts for that weekend in as soon as you can.
6. Old Business none
7. New Business
a. Committee assignments
a. Judiciary committee Joe Flemming chairman, Al Porter, Rick Hendricks, Manny Chavez and Trey O’Donnell members of the committee
b. Other committees will be assign by Robert Gage.
c. Tournaments coming; April 6th and 7th Border Cup with about 60 teams coming in for the tournament the tournament people are expecting teams form Juarez and El Paso. We will need everybody that can work that weekend. City tournament 20th and 21st of April, Sun Bowl tournament in El Paso May 3rd to the 5th, Knock rounds in Las Cruces late April and early May?
d. To Take Schedules of games to the fields do to the fact the game boxes are no longer being used and when there is a send off contact Robert Gage or Kevin Riedel to turn the cards in to one of them.
e. When teams are playing up in bracket play during the regular season goes with the older age group time of halves and the local laws covering that age group.
f. Mrs. Rovens a parent of a youth referee address the group as a whole at her request dealing with concerns of her self and what could have happen.
g. What your hear in the meetings that involved other referees should stay in the room
h. New Referees can ask for D &G assessments for any of the asserters of the association contact Nigel Holman or Kevin Riedel to set up an assessment. Note: there is no charge for the assessments form the new assessors of the association.
i. NOTE FORM THE SECRETARY OF THE ASSOCATION PLEASE BE CONSIDER TO ALL PEOPLE AT THE MEETINGS REMEMBER THE INFORMATION GIVEN AT THE MEETINGS ARE HELPFUL AND IF YOU LISTEN YOU MIGHT LEARN SOMETHING.
j. Tim O’Brien was the winner of the shirt of his choice.
Motion was made to adjourn the meeting and the meeting was adjourned at 20:30hours.
Monty L. Wellborn
Secretary of the association
March 21, 2002 is
Board Meeting of the Las Cruces Referees Association March 13, 2002
Members Present: R. Gage, K. Riedel, A. Bristol, M. Wellborn, B. Lindemann, J. Diosdado,G. Manley DRA-NMSRA, L. Wilman guest of the meeting
Meeting Called to order by Robert Gage at 18:04 hours
Meeting adjoined at 6:59 pm
Secretary of the LCSRA
March 19, 2002