THSADA Board Minutes – March 26, 2018 Board Meeting
THSADA President Debbie Decker started session at 12:14 p.m.
Debbie Decker conducts roll call:
Debbie Decker, Shawn Pratt, Rodney Chant, John Crawford, Bob DeJonge, Jerry Littlejohn, Philip O’Neal, Cliff Odenwald, Jennifer Roland, Bernie Mulvaney, Vince Sebo, Johnny Tusa, Todd Vesley, Sandra Howell, Larry Peil, Keith Kilgore, Brenda Marshall, Melanie Hinson, Oscar Riojas, Johanna Denson, Debbie Fuchs, Rene Aguilar, David Kuykendall, Brent McCallie, Brad Thiessen, Ellissa Unger, Rusty Dowling.
Bob DeJonge discusses Committee Chair Meetings:
3 candidates were selected for the Hall of Honor
Ronny Peacock – Retired – Tomball ISD
Johanna Denson – Retired – Pflugerville ISD
Rene Aguilar – Clint ISD
Joe Bill Fox – Bernie Mulvaney – Goose Creek ISD
NIAAA Distinguished Service – Debbie Decker – Katy ISD
NFHS Citation – Cliff Odenwald – Plano ISD
Kelly Reeves State Award of Merit – Bob DeJonge – Keller ISD
Frank Kovaleski Professional Development Award – Larry Peil – Retired – Cy Fair ISD
NIAAA Hall of Fame – Sheri Stice
Reviewed membership enrollment. Currently at 950 members
Reaching out to smaller school districts will help raise membership numbers
Update the Regional Director if someone on the Committee leaves
Discussed the pros and cons of just using 10 people for Group Membership.
Proposed a plan to use 10+ on Group Membership.
Proposed a tuition plan for TAAC online at $10.00 a class.
Discussed finding a better database to get in touch with smaller school districts
Discussed paying for THSADA/TGCA/THSCA all online
Discussed a THSADA Lifetime Membership
Talked about the July Newsletter
Putting TAAC in the newsletter
Discussed putting an article on Security and Travel
Regional news would be great to put in the Newsletter
- Professional Development:
Professional Development discussed the Essential Skills of becoming an Athletic Director
Reviewed a survey from 2015 (would like to do another one)
Discussed plans for future conferences
Getting feedback and learning from other Athletic Directors would be useful
Attend a Regional Meeting every month
- Special Events:
Discussed MEGA Drawing
Discussed plans for the 50th Anniversary & Logo
Proposed an idea to have 50th Anniversary Coin made along with Decals, Patches & Helmets
To have Regional Games Broadcasted
To have Friday night televised games
- Sports Advisory:
Plans on how to Coach outside of the school year
Discussed a Guaranteed Travel Allowance
Coaches may host a One-Time a year clinic – UIL approval
- Officials Advisory:
Better way of picking Officials
In need of Soccer Officials
Scratch 14 days before the season begins
Create a link for Nominations
$500 prize for anyone who wins in the Texas level
Discussed having on the nomination form “How long have you been with THSADA and the NIAAA Committee
- THSADA New Business:
Board unanimously renewed Executive Directors contract
THSADA Board Meeting adjourned early due to State Conference time constrictions. All THSADA Board meeting material was passed out in induvial folders for future reference. Will pick back up with discussions at Coaching School.
THSADA President Debbie Decker ended meeting at 1:10 p.m.