March 2014 Minutes
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                   March 19, 2014

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Virginia Youth Soccer Association, Inc., was called to order by President Denise Edwards at the Courtyard Marriott Richmond West at 8:30 pm. Board members present were:

Denise Edwards President
Jim Bonfils Treasurer
Ken Bass North Recreational Commissioner
Sharon Wells North Recreational Commissioner
Tom Gross DC Recreational Commissioner
Bill Phillips Central Recreational Commissioner
Bob Sokolinsky Southeast Recreational Commissioner
Bill Mueller #4 SOCA Skyline Travel Commissioner
Karen Klumpp #5 ODSL Travel Commissioner
Richard Smith #6 NCSL Travel Commissioner

Board Members Bob Maynes, Debi Honaker, John Singleton, Anne Thompson, and chris Friant were excused.  Also Present were Phil Summers (VYSA Executive Director), Julie Caramanica (VYSA Administrator),and Gordon Miller (VYSA Technical Director).

A short reception was held prior to the Board Meeting so Board members and Staff could meet Phil Summers, VYSA’s new Executive Director.

Following the reception, President Denise Edwards shared information from meetings she attended with Region I and US Youth Soccer regarding proposed changes in US Youth

Soccer governance.  A presentation was made to the US Youth Soccer Board by a Region I representative and it was well received.  Denise asked VYSA Board members for input.  Denise will attend an additional meeting in April to further discuss the US Youth Soccer proposed governance changes.  The Board expressed support of Region I and authorized Denise to act accordingly.

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 10:25 pm.

Prepared by                      
Julie Caramanica            
VYSA Administrator

Next Board Meeting is Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at the Courtyard Marriott Richmond West.


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