Las Cruces Soccer Referee Association General and Board Meetings
November 9, 2011
President Briones called meeting to order at 6:30PM.
Treasurer Gary Manley requested authorization to purchase Quick Books 2012.
Members present were a little skeptical about the need at first but decided it
is a needed tool for our Treasurer. $175.00 was suggested as a max by Gary
Manley. Ray Burchfield motioned and Lisa Willman 2nd, motion passed.
Lisa Willman, VP of LCSRA asked for the LCSRA to appropriate money for a
contribution to the Kevin Riedel Scholarship fund. Concern was voiced about how
the money would be used and whether the funds should go to the actual award to
be given out or to the endowment. Lisa suggested an amount of $700.00. Gary
Manley motioned in favor, Lisa Willman 2nd, motion passed.
President Briones asked who wants to re-run for their board positions. Lisa
Willman said she would run for president and the secretary Raymond Burchfield
said he would run again for same. Agreed to discuss further during general
Jose Briones called the meeting to order at 7:03PM. Minutes have been posted for
June, September, and October, 2011. Ray Burchfield motioned to accept, Lisa
Willman 2nd, motion passed.
Treasury Report: Gary Manley reported the following as of 11/09/2011:
Checking account: $3,357.92
Dues for 2011 are due.
No League Report
MVSL: Dominic reported that the Men's divisions are in the playoff stage now,
with the finals on Sunday and suggested coming out to enjoy the games and
hopefully watch and learn from the refereeing. He also said that after 10
minutes have expired post game time that the game should be terminated if at
least 1 team has an insufficient number of players to field a team. Referees
need to be consistent on this.
High School Report: Robert Gage reported that the new leader will be Dominic
Diosdado. The assignor will remain, Gina Gomez.
Assessors Remarks: Tom Duttle explained the need for referees to keep player
pass-cards at ALL levels of play during the match. We all need to be consistent
on this. We need to enforce ALL rules.
Tom Duttle then asked when the members would like to have a recertification
We settled on the following: Saturday, November 19, 2011 from 8AM-12PM and for
the 2nd clinic, Sunday December 4, 2011 from 1-5PM. Both clinics will be at
Gerald Thomas Hall.
President Briones stated that Bill Lindemann will head the Board nomination
committee this year.
New Business: Lisa Willman gave details about the Kevin Riedel Scholarship to
the members present and talked about how to apply for it.
Cathy Short stated that the Copa Del Rey tournament is coming up and Gina Gomez
will be the assignor.
Bill Lindemann suggested that we consider stopping the association dues next
year. He feels that money collected is not being spent and not benefiting the
Robert Gage stated that the High School Tournament will be using communication
devices between the 4 referees for each game. He said 1 set costs about $1,000
and that the State may have a subsidy that could offset some of the cost and
that maybe the LCSRA should consider purchasing 1 set. Nigel Holman had some
positive remarks on this as well.
Checks distributed and meeting adjourned at 7:40PM
Minutes by Submitted by Raymond Burchfield