BOARD OF MANAGERS MINUTES...JAN.2019

 

             

 

January 30, 2019         Porterville Veteran’s Building

10:00 a.m.

Meeting:  10:00am                                                                        Luncheon: 12:00

 

I.          Opening Business                          President: Marty Bitter

  1. Call to Order                       PRESIDENT BITTER CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER AT 10:05 A.M.
  2. Flag Salute                          PRESIDENT-ELECT SOZINHO LEAD THE FLAG SALUTE
  3. Roll Call                              COMMISSIONER CRICHLOW TOOK ROLL, ALL LEAGUES WERE PRESENT            
  4. Introductions                       NONE
  5. Adoption of Agenda             ADOPTED AS AMENDED…ITEM X-B WAS MOVE TO ITEM IX-G
  6. Public Comments (Items not on agenda)    NONE

 

              Pursuant to Education Code 33353.2(c), any person wishing to

              Speak on any item on the agenda, or comment on the policies and

              Practices of the CIF-Central Section will be heard at this time.

  1. Identify closed session topics

 

II.      Communications

       Routine Communications received    NONE

  1. President
  2. Commissioner
  3. Leagues
  4. Area Supervisors

 

III.       Consent Agenda

                             a. Minutes from April, 2018

  b. Warrants-September 29,2018 -January 25, 2019

c. Audit for 2018

IV.       Presidents Report                                     Marty Bitter

           PRESIDENT BITTER CONGRATULATED:

  • SYDNEY CRABTREE & ROBERT HERNANDEZ---BOTH FROM INDEPENDENCE HS AS OUR FALL STATE CIF “SPIRIT OF SPORT” AWARD WINNERS
  • RANDY ESRAELIAN FROM SELMA AS THE SECTION AD OF THE YEAR
  • JOHN DE LONG AS THE “ROOKIE” AD OF THE YEAR
  • OUR FALL STATE CIF CHAMPIONS--- SAN LUIS OBOSPO & WASHINGTON UNION IN VOLLEYBALL; RIDGEVIEW IN BOYS CROSS COUNTRY AND OUR FOOTBALL BOWL PARTICIPANTS….STRATHMORE, CENTRAL  SAN JOAQUIN MEMORIAL & CENTRAL VALLEY CHRISTIAN

HE ANNOUNCED HE AND PAT RIDDLESPRIGGER WERE GOING TO ATTEND THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS COFERENCE IS SAN DIEGO IN EARLY FEBRUARY

V.        Closed Session     NON        

VI.       Commissioner’s Report

  1. State Commissioners Workshop--- COMMISSIONER REPORTED; 1- MAXPREPS MAY NO LONGER BE A SECTION SPONSOR. LOOKING FOR AN ALTERNATIVE FOR SCORE REPORTING 2- ESPORTS IS POTENTIALLY COMING TO CIF. 62% OF HS STUDENTS ARE GAMES, AND OVER 45% OF THOSE ARE NOT INVOLVED IN ANY ACTIVITY. 3- AN EXPLANATION OF UNATTACHED COMPETITION DOCUMENT HAS BEEN SENT TO ADs 4- THERE IS A MAJOR ISSUE WITH SWIM SUITS, PARTICULARY GIRLS THAT NEED TO BE ADDRESSED WITH PARENTS
  2. 2017-2018 Fall Play-off Financials FALL BUDGET  $197,000 PROJECTED; ACTUAL RECEIVED $198,000 WITH 3 SCHOOLS STILL MISSING
  3. Officials Contract Negotiations PRESIDENT BITTER REPORTED THEY ARE ON GOING.
  4. CSADA Award Winners & Conference  CSADA SECTION VICE- PRESIDENT SOZINHO REPORTED ON THE UPCOMING CONFERENCE IS SAN DIEGO
  5. Section President Elect    NOMINATIONS ARE DUE IN THE OFFICE MARCH 15
  6. Fall Team Academic Award Winners   SPRING 2018 & FALL ACADEMIC TEAM ACADEMIC CHAMPIONS WERE HONORED
  7. Distinguished Service Award Nominations   DUE IN THE OFFICE FEBRUARY 15

VII.      State CIF Federated Council Managements Services Action Items

  1. Proposed Bylaw Revisions 7.70 D Terms of Office for Executive Committee3

This proposal is to allow Executive Committee members to be elected to a two year term instead of the current one year term. Elected members could be re-elected to another term to serve four years. Currently members elected can serve three one year terms.           MOVED-SECONDED---PASSED UNANAMOUSLY

  1. Bylaw 22.B.9 and Bylaw 503.k-Coaching Education and Heat Illness

With the passage of A.B. 2900 (Chu), the CIF must revise two of the bylaws to reflect the changes in the Education Code regarding Coaching Education and Heat Illness prevention.   MOVED-SECONDED---PASSED UNANAMOUSLY

VIII.     State CIF Federated Council Managements Services Non-Action Items

  1. Proposed Budget for 2019-2020 (Will be distributed at Meeting)

A projected budget for the 2019-2020 will be presented to the Federated Council for review and discussion.

  1. Proposed Budget
  2. Budget Notes
  3. CIF President Elect and Executive Committee Nominations

The CIF Nominating Committee met by a conference call and, Per Bylaw 70.E, nominated no less than seven individual

candidates (see Federated Council Portfolio List) for a one-year term, to serve on the CIF Executive

Committee.  Additional nominations will also be accepted from the floor.  MARTY BITTER HAS BEEN SELECTED AS A NOMINEE FOR THE FEDERATED COUNCIL

 

  1. Bylaw 503.F. Revision

The Commissioners Committee is recommending a revision to Bylaw 503.F to better clarify when and how members of

the coaching staff may be paid and reimbursed for coaching and teaching services.  ALL MONIES RECEIVED FOR THESE SERVICES MUST BE APPROVED BY ADMINISTRATION

 

  1. Bylaw 22. B.9 and Bylaw 503.L-Emergency Action Plans and A.E.D.

With the passage of A.B. 2009 (Maienscheim), the CIF must revise two Bylaws to reflect the changes in Education Code

regarding Emergency Action Plans and A.E.D. for afterschool athletics.  MUST BE POSTED AT EVENTS

 

  1. Bylaw 2000.B-Varsity Football Age Requirement Medical Clearance

The CIF Sports Medicine Advisory Committee is recommending that Bylaw 2000.B-Varsity Football Age Requirement

Medical Clearance be eliminated as there is no medical science data that supports the additional medical

requirement.  The committee also finds there is no established medical criteria for a medical practitioner to follow or

rely upon. JESSE HARDWICK REQUESTED THE SECTION OFFICE DEVELOP A CHECK OFF FORM FOR THE SCHOOLS

  1. Proposed Bylaw Revisions 211 and 303-Continuation School

This proposal is an outcome and direction from the Federated Council Roundtable discussions held in January 2017, April 2017, January 2018 and April 2018.  This proposed revision to Bylaw 211, Continuation Eligibility and Bylaw303, Multi -School, would revise the athletic eligibility of students who attend a “Continuation School” High School.   

  1. Expanding Play-off Brackets in sports and divisions where more than 16 teams enter the play-offs

The section office is recommending expanding the brackets in sports and divisions where more than 16 teams enter the play-offs.  The maximum expansion would be to 24 teams. 

IX.     Informational Reports, Recommendations and Additional Items

Presented as First Reading Items                                            

  1. Soccer Advisory    NONE
  2. Baseball Advisory NONE
  3. Softball Advisory  NONE
  4. Track Advisory      PRESENTED QUALIFYING TIME FOR AREA MEETS FOR 2019

 

X.        CIF Central Section Action Items

  1. Volleyball Advisory Proposal-Warm-up Time

The volleyball advisory is recommending the use of a standardized warm-up time protocol.  It will mirror what the state does for the state championships.  It will be mandatory to be used in all section regular season and play-off matches. MOVED-SECONDED---PASSED UNANAMOUSLY

  1. Expanding Play-off Brackets in sports and divisions where more than 16 teams enter the play-offs

The section office is recommending expanding the brackets in sports and divisions where more than 16 teams enter the play-offs.  The maximum expansion would be to 24 teams.  MOVED TO DISCUSSION ITEM

XI.       Adjourn    11:05

Next Scheduled meeting April 10, 2019

 

 

 

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