PennDel Swim League
April 8, 2019
C.T.O.: 6:32 p.m. by President Berton.
Present: Elliot Berton, Bob Heebner Jr., Bert Hewitt, Mark Fisher, Tom Warrick, Kelly Burk, Ken Burk, Erik Nelson, Fred Polaski*, Jenn Woods*, Rick Carson*, Howard Halpern*, Carl Sandoe*. * = by phone.
Minutes: Feb. 11, 2019 Board minutes approved as amended.
Congratulations: Bert Hewitt was congratulated for winning the Connie Carrol award. Erik Nelson was congratulated for being named to the National Coaches Executive Board and for coaching his first National Championship swimmer.
Spring League Meeting: Elliot presented the Spring Meeting agenda. A few adjustments were made and Board members were designated to make reports.
Championships: Carl reported on the finances of the championship meets based on information provided by two Meet hosts. The Board evaluated a suggestion by a Meet host to increase participant fees, which was tabled pending receipt of information from other Championship hosts. The Board discussed adjustments to Meet schedules to limit sessions to 4 hours maximum. In addition, the Board reviewed the location of the two Distance meets and evaluated the impact on participation.
Finance: The Board considered an analysis of the 2018-2019 income and expenses, and evaluated the budget for next season. Projected expenses were examined line-by-line and certain cost saving measures were approved including adjustment of some award expenses. The Board also approved a small increase of $5.00 for the League clinic fee to offset an increase in the cost of Rule books and other clinic charges. The revised budget will be submitted to the members for consideration at the Spring Meeting.
Adj.: 9:06 P.M. Next mtg.: May 12. Loc. TBA