Board Meeting Minutes – September 12, 2017

Tinley Park Bobcats

Board Meeting Minutes

September 12, 2017

 

Attendees

 

  • Steve Bosco, President
  • Randall Goss, Treasurer
  • Bill Insley, Secretary
  • Dan LoConte, 2nd Vice-President
  • Marcia Kissane, Assistant Softball Comissioner
  • Brenda Nelson, Cheer Commissioner
  • Kurt Herrmann, Travel Softball
  • Michelle Cerullo, Softball Commissioner
  • Brian Burke, Flag Football Commissioner
  • Jim Keating, Travel Baseball Commissioner
  • Joe Bressanelli, Baseball Commissioner
  • Brandi Parke, Head Team Mom
  • Deanna Tuman, Concessions Coordinator
  • Danielle Gorajski, Head of Marketing
  • John Gorajski
  • Tony Rocca

 

Discussion Items

 

  • Steve Bosco:
    • Nominations for Executive Board and Advisory Board Positions to be announced.
    • If elections are necessary, they will take place on November 14th.
    • Executive Board meeting took place last week. Discussion items included:
      • Volunteer incentives need to be re-evaluated.
      • Board Liaisons – need clarification of their role. They are to help facilitate questions to the rest of the Board, but are solely responsible for their sport.
    • Insurance is up at end of October. Get Certificate of Insurance requests to Stan ASAP.

 

  • Dan LoConte
    • No discussion items for the meeting.

 

  • Bill Insley
    • No discussion items for the meeting.

 

  • Randy Goss
    • Presents the financials for the period ended 7/31/2017.
    • Highlights include:
      • Baseball and Softball had an increase in registrations.
      • Overall net increase in net revenue ($11k) and net income ($7k).
      • Year-over-year data has improved as expenses were properly recorded in the correct period.
    • 2018 Budgets are due by next Board Meeting.
    • All Fall sport expenses are required to be turned in ASAP.

 

  • Brandi Parke
    • Candy Sales kicked off for Fall Sports – Football, Soccer, and Fall Baseball
      • Error in Fall Ball candy distribution – has been corrected.
    • Registration open for Indoor Soccer
    • Looking for Team Mom League Representatives
    • Working with Joe Bressanelli on Bobcats website access so that he can maintain ownership of Travel baseball rosters.

 

  • Cheer Update – Brenda Nelson:
    • Picture Day – September 24th.
    • 1st Cheer Camp scheduled for September 30th.

 

  • Concession Stand Update – Deanna:
    • No discussion items for the meeting.

 

  • Marketing Update – Danielle:
    • Food Drive is on-going until the end of September.
    • Breast Cancer Walk – Scheduled for October 8th.
    • More Marketing Representatives are wanted!
    • Only open registrations currently:
      • Indoor Soccer
      • Indoor Flag Football

 

  • Flag Football Update – Brian Burke:
    • Low registration numbers currently for Indoor Flag Football.
    • Asks Danielle for temporary yard signs advertising Indoor Flag to post at Andrew High School and potentially at the flag football team practices.
    • John Gorajski and Trevor have replaced locks on the boxes for uniforms.

 

  • Baseball Update – Joe Bressanelli
    • Fall Ball has started.
    • Bettenhausen fields to be shut down after October 21st.
    • Fields will not be available until April 23rd.
      • Park District will not issue permits for games until then, thus no lights or restrooms.
      • Does not apply to practices.
    • Jim Keating
      • Will get quotes on installation of a sprinkler system on Field #1.
      • Fences on Field #3 need to be repaired/re-set (Park District project).
      • Field Dragging / Lining Fields – work to be assumed by Jim Cronk’s son.
      • Field Day’s – October 28th, Back-up day is October 29th.
        • Batting cage nets to come down.

 

  • Soccer Update:
    • Phil Villasenor was not present.

 

  • Softball Update – Michelle Cerullo:
    • Park District has not replaced the home plate at Beudingen Park.
    • Fall Softball update:
      • Season has started – 4 teams in Total
        • 1 8U
        • 2 11U
        • 1 15U
      • Softball families are currently not getting the “weekly happenings” e-mail.
      • In the process of getting the Open Gym quotes for Fall/Winter.
      • Travel Teams
        • 2 Full-Time Travel (14U, 12U)
        • 3 Part-Time Travel (2 10U, 14U)
      • Bobcat Country sign fell over in CF on Field #2.
        • Steve will request the Park District to take down the posts. Also, Steve requests Danielle to contact Mike Culver for signs to put on dugouts and/or bullpens (replace the old Bobcat logo with the new logo).
      • Nominations:
        • 2nd Vice President
          • Dan LoConte
          • Ralph Politano
            • Ralph ruled ineligible as the position is for 2 years and his daughter will finish with the Bobcats in 2018.

 

  • Treasurer
    • Randy Goss
    • Danielle Gorajski

 

  • Softball Commissioner
    • Michelle Cerullo
    • Marcia Kissane
      • Michelle decides that she will step aside and allow Marcia to take over the Commissioner role.

 

  • Flag Football
    • Brian Burke

 

  • Cheer
    • Brenda Nelson

 

  • Baseball
    • Joe Bressanelli

 

  • Travel Baseball
    • Jim Keating

 

  • Travel Softball
    • Not an authorized position yet – not enough teams to require a separate commissioner at this time.

 

  • Soccer
    • Open – Phil Villasenor is not interested in returning.

 

  • Travel Soccer
    • Open

 

  • Marketing
    • Mike Tymm