I just returned from a fun filled weekend at the USA Water Ski Headquarters! Pat Byrne, Hutch Haines, Jon Thacher, Doug Robbins, Bill Baker and myself attended the AWSA Board Meeting on Saturday. Saturday night was the USA Water Ski Awards banquet where we honored Bill Baker with a standing ovation as he accepted the USA Water Ski Award of Merit – it was spectacular! Then on Sunday I attended the USA Water Ski Board Meeting and Doug Robbins was at the helm as the Chairman.
The BOD meetings were jam packed with topics, many discussions and many decisions. I am posting my notes from the AWSA Board of Director Mtg (note that the final source of truth is the formal meeting minutes produced by Delaina Downes & approved by the BOD during the summer meeting – that is my disclaimer!).
Here is the link to my video address with the highlights – it is 8 1/2 min long (sorry – hard to pack in 2 days of info into less than 5 min). Continue reading
I’ve up loaded the meeting notes from our East Region Winter meeting held in Valley Forge PA on January 9, 2016.
There were 35 people that attended representing 10 of our 14 states! There were 5 first timers including a junior!!! Great turn out everyone!!!
Key points can be gleamed from my Video Address: https://youtu.be/9BfXh2CYT20
Link to the meeting notes: 01_EastRegion_WinterMtg_Agenda 2016 Jan 09 NOTES PUBLISHED
Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me with questions!
I’m uploading the document that can be used to familiarize yourself with how the team concept will work at regionals and at nationals.
There will be a page in the regional guide as well for reference.
This is a going to be a great event for 2016!!! Hutch Haines is our team coordinator and the states have been broken up as follows, and the the State Council Reps will be the default team captains (for those with multi states, we are waiting for confirmation on the team captain contact). If this changes we’ll let you know.
1-CT, 2-MA, 3-NY, 4-PA, 5-VA, 6-DC/DE/MD, 7-VT/NH/ME/RI/NJ
Looking forward to a fun filled 2016!!!
Please see the following PDF for details: AWSA Team Event v6