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:

  • Awards:
    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
  • Membership:
    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
  • Publications:
    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:
    Discussed TAAC
    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
  • NIAAA:
    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.


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