RED DEER RINGETTE MEETING
                     OCTOBER 13,2009
Executive Committee Members in Attendance: David Allin, Doug Domoney, Rene
Vandervlis, Dave Millar, Candy Towers
Association Members in Attendance: Darren Garbe, Jim Schlachter, Lee Caine, Tamara
Pollack, Bill Musselman, Bonnie Galasso,

Agenda Moved by Dave Millar to adopt the Agenda as Presented Seconded by Candy
Towers Carried

Minutes Motioned by Candy Towers to Adopt the Meeting notes as presented from the
September 8, 2009 Meeting Seconded by Rene Vandervlis Carried


Tamara Pollack reported that /Red Deer Lodge is on board as the host Hotel for our
Tournament. There will be Thursday Ice for the Tournament and it will be a Red Deer vs
Red Deer game. Should have enough ice for tournament, U6 division was discussed to try
and find the ice to include them into our Tournament.
President’s Report
David Allin discussed the possibility of not paying for the team photo’s that everyone
receives it was decided to discuss at a later date.
Bonnie Gallaso is getting a hold of Sports Pix to see if the pictures can be done earlier in
the year.
Vice President’s Report
Oiler’s 50/50 will net the association approximately $12000.00 after all expenses
associated with it David Millar thanked everyone again for their help with it.
Possibilty is there for the association or a team to do the 50/50 at an Edmonton Oil
King’s game Dave Millar will check into it further. Dave Millar Motioned to help the
Open B team with their intial start up costs with a $2500.00 check. Seconded by Candy
Towers Carried
Registrar’s Report
Leslie Morrison not present

Evaluations Bunny/Novice
Teams may be too small for Novice and Bunnies, it was discussed to look at the
possibility of moving some of the first year 9 year olds down to help the numbers.

Ref in Chief Report
Bill Musselman reported that there is a referee clinic on Saturday October 17th in Red
Deer. Sobey’s Gift card fundraiser 3 teams will be participating. David Allin thanked Bill
for all the work he did in setting it up.
Media/Marketing Report
Sheila Fowler-Green not present

Sponsorship Report
Bonnie Galasso reported we have enough sponsors for the year, she would also like to
have the Web-Site updated as soon as possible.
Coaching Report
Chris brought forward a policy on coaches behaviour towards officials and the policy for
what will happen when issues are present. Candy Towers motioned to adopt the coaches
behaviour policy as presented by Chris Kelly Seconded by Dave Millar Carried.
Chris Kelly wants everyone who was a head coach last year that he is sorting through the
feedback that was given from last year and that meetings will be had with all of the head
coaches from last year to review the comments that were brought forward.
Equipment Report
Rick Muriel was not present

RustBusters Report
James Ward was not present

Zone 4 Report
Lee Caine had nothing to report

Black Gold League Report
Darren Garbe reported that there was a meeting on Thursday that he will not be able to
attend if someone else was interested in going.
Petite “A” and Petite “C” both won Gold Medals at the St. Albert Turkey Ring on
Thanksgiving Weekend.
Evaluations Petite and Up
Doug Domoney thanked everyone again for all of there help during the evaluation
process. Everything went really smooth and going forward into next year the Web site
will be used again next year to post teams as it was a useful tool this past year.
Ref Scheduling Report
Nancy Lougheed not present at the meeting

Darren Garbe brought up that we should host Petite “A” provincials this year and that the
team is going to look to see if there is ice time that can be committed to this happening.

Jim Schlachter volunteered to be the new Web Master for Red Deer Ringette instead of
having someone else outside the association putting the information onto the site. The
executive will look into possibility of handing the Web Site over to Jim. And will vote at
a later date on this.

Next Meeting Date November 10th, 2009 Red Deer Arena upstairs meeting room

Meeting Adjorned @ 8:20 pm
 Ringette Season Kick-off and Silent
  The State Farm Central Alberta U16 AA Sting would like to
invite all of our friends from Red Deer and Lacombe to our 1st
            Annual “Ringette Season Kick-off” event.

When: Friday November 13, 2009
Where: Ugly’s Pub and Grill in historic downtown Lacombe
Cost: $15 per person or $25 per couple

Enjoy an evening with ringette friends from both Red Deer and Lacombe in
  an environment and atmosphere away from the competition of the rink.

 Experience what our girls have known for years – that together - Central
              Alberta is THE ringette hotbed of Canada.
 $$ Thousands of Dollars worth of Silent Auction Items to be
                          Won $$

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