Mavericks Athletic Booster Club
September 10, 2007
President: Ron Banks was present.
Vice President: Amy Wilson was present.
Secretary: Dawn Smiarowski was present.
Treasurer: Jeff Martin was present.
Principal: Bill Cook was present.
Athletic Director: Tony Guylitto was present.
Mr. Banks called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m.
Adoption of the Agenda
Mr. Banks moved to adopt the agenda as written. The vote for the motion was
Adoption of the Minutes
There were no minutes to adopt.
Athletic Director Update
Mr. Guylitto stated that all fall sports teams are up and running and gave the
current wins and loses of the teams.
Team Representatives Update
Football: Mr. Collier stated ms FB has 115 players and only 20 ever played
football at the school level. He also said that they have over 40 volunteers at the home
games in a period of about 7 hours.
Cheerleading: Ms. Moore stated that there are 62 MS cheerleaders. She has 2
squad Moms, 3 varsity cheerleaders to help. Julie said that there is a cheer off on
October 28th. It is $75 per team and $15 per cheerleader. She also said that the Spirit of
Hope is on October 7th. They ask for a $200 donation.
Dance: Ginger Leppert stated that the dance team has 12 varsity dancers and 15
MS dancers. She said that the dancers would perform at Rea View Elementary Fall
Committee Leaders Update
Merchandising Committee: Diane Wood said most of the MS uniforms have
been delivered. She said that merchandising has sold a great deal of product at the games.
She is working on getting the hoodies and sweatpants in soon. Diane needs volunteers.
Communications: Dawn Liles said that Media Guides would be out soon. Dawn
scheduled over 500 players for photos most had to be identified for the MG. She said that
business ads would extend into the winter Media Guide. Dawn said they she needs
Concessions: Mark Ourant stated that they received about $30,000 of concession
equipment that was donated. They have spent about $3700 on equipment. Mark
distributed and discussed a concessions recap spreadsheet of sales to date (See Attached).
Mark stated that indoor concession stands would be opened soon for Volleyball.
Concessions need volunteers.
Web site: Pam Smith said that the web committee created a page to help online
sign ups. She also said that it was important for the user to edit account to change any
information including e-mail addresses. Pam stated that the web site would be down on
9/12 at 6pm for a short time. Pam also said that it would be a good idea to have magnets
made to distribute at open house with the www.gomavericks.org. Pam distributed the
web site request document (See Attached). She asked that all committee heads use this
form. Pam needs volunteers.
Hospitality: Donna stated she that she is starting to work on the fall banquets for
the teams. She said that there would be team banquets for Winter and Spring sports as
well. Donna also asked if anyone has any photos or articles to pass them to her. She
would make a scrape book. Donna needs volunteers.
Membership: Bruce Frizen distributed and discussed a membership recap (See
Fundraising: Lisa Cude said that they have sold over 50 pavers. Once they sell
100 she would place an order.
Mr. Martin stated the BC goal is to raise $500,000 and that we are at about 62%
or $300,000. BC expenses are $240k there is about $85k in the bank some of which is
earmarked for Field lights. Jeff distributed and discussed a financial spreadsheet (See
Attached). He said that financial bids for the lights would be available to him soon. He
said that the goal is to get the lights ups by the end of fall 2007. He said that the BC
would start raising funds for the field house soon.
There was no unfinished business discussed.
Tony Blaknik distributed and discussed and discussed the Touch Down Club
proposal (See Attached). He stated the club would work in conjunction with the BC and
that any funds the club raises would go toward football. He also said that the TD club
would generate additional volunteers.
Mr. Banks stated that the Booster Club’s job is to fund all sports basic needs and
then to consider the needs of the athletic director, Mr. Guylitto and Mr. Leflure. He said
that their needs are coach driven.
Debbie William commented that football does not have enough jerseys. She said
there are only 85 jerseys and 107 players. Debbie also stated that pre game meals should
not be paid by the Booster Club and that this issue should be addressed by the Board.
Mike Remy asked if the booster club would look into getting a student activity
bus that would travel to away games.
Scott Walder asked if the Board would look into picnic tables in the concession
are for the stadium. He also said the stadium needs more trash cans. Scott commented
that the mavericks club reserved area looked cramped and that perhaps the board would
consider reconfiguring the seating so it looks like it’s not sold out. He said that
cheerleaders should throw beads and balls to the left and right of the mavericks club for
other folks to receive.
Pam Tillman asked if the MS could tailgate at their games.
Diane M. Asked if a girls Lacrosse head coach has been hired. Mr. Guylitto said
that he is still accepting applications.
Mr. Banks moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:30p.m. The vote for the motion passed
President, Ron Banks Date