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 MINUTES OF NOVEMBER 16, 2011 MEETING  
PENNSYLVANIA INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

PENNSYLVANIA INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

DISTRICT II

www.piaad2.org

 

Frank Majikes, Chairman Jeff Gregory, Vice Chairman Mike Ognosky, Secretary Frank Victor

Wilkes Barre C & TC Lackawanna Trail HS Montrose Area School Dist District II Treasurer

P. O. Box 1699 P. O. Box 85 273 Meteor Way 1113 Johns Street

Wilkes Barre, Pa. 18705 Factoryville, Pa. 18419 Montrose, Pa. 18801 Hazle Twp, Pa. 18202

570-822-4131 570-945-5153 570-278-6298 570-427-8621 ext. 1010

 

MINUTES OF NOVEMBER 16, 2011 MEETING

@ WILKES-BARRE AREA CAREER & TECHNICAL CENTER

 

Meeting was convened at 4:15 p.m. by Chairman Majikes

 

ITEM 1 Chairman Majikes called the meeting to order at 4:15 p.m.

 

Absent but accounted for: Jeff Gregory, Mike Ognosky, Mike Costanza, Vito Quaglia, Jay Starnes, and Chris Thomas

 

Advisors Present: District II Solicitor Don Rogers

 

Also Present: Tom Brolley, Wilkes-Barre Citizens-Voice

 

ITEM 2 A motion was made by Bill Schoen, seconded by Bill King, to approve the minutes of the October 19, 2011 meeting. All Ayes

 

ITEM 3 Frank Victor, District II Treasurer, reported that he is currently working on the 2011 Football Championships Report which he hopes to present in entirety at the December meeting.

 

ITEM 4 A motion was made by Bill King, seconded by Joe Farrell, to approve the request for membership under the PIAA Constitution Article III, Section 2 for Susquehanna Prep Apple Tree School, for participation in the sport of Cross Country. All Ayes

 

ITEM 5 A motion was made by Maureen Williams, seconded by Bill Schoen, to approve the immediate eligibility of LaJames Brown, Wyoming Area to Coughlin, in accordance with Article VI, Transfers, Principal to Principal Sign off. All Ayes

 

ITEM 6 A motion was made by Frank Galicki, seconded by Pat Patte, to approve the immediate eligibility of Alexander Popick, Port Jervis, NY to Wallenpaupack, in accordance with Article VI, Transfers, Principal to Principal Sign off. All Ayes

 

ITEM 7 A motion was made by Pat Patte, seconded by Danielle Adams, to approve the immediate eligibility of Liam Caplette, Delaware Valley to Wallenpauapck, in accordance with Article VI, Transfers, Principal to Principal Sign off. All Ayes

 

ITEM 8 A motion was made by Jim Higgins, seconded by Pat Sheehan, to approve the immediate eligibility of Marianna Delgado, Brazil to Delaware Valley, in accordance with Article VII, Foreign Exchange Students. All Ayes

 

ITEM 9 A motion was made by Bill King, seconded by Frank Galicki, to approve the immediate eligibility of Gladys Eeckhout, Belgium to Delaware Valley, in accordance with Article VII, Foreign Exchange Students. All Ayes

 

ITEM 10 Chairman Majikes reviewed the scheduling of the PIAA State Fall Sports Workshops to be conducted at the PIAA State Offices in Mechanicsburg on Thursday, December 8th:

 

Tennis 10 a.m. Pat Sheehan

Cross Country 10 a.m. Bill King

Volleyball Noon Maureen Williams

Soccer Noon Vito Quaglia

Field Hockey 2 p.m. Pat Patte

Football 2 p.m. Mike Ognosky

 

ITEM 11 Chairman Majikes presented a number of handouts to committee members present with accompanying discussion. Included in the informational materials were the following:

 

·         An article entitled “Cheerleading is not a Sport – Can Cheer and Competitive Cheer be Considered”?

·         An article entitled “Sportsmanship in Action” highlighting sportsmanship programs at the local and state levels throughout the country.

·         An article entitled “Executive Director Cashman announces retirement” summarizing the career of Brad Cashman, member of the PIAA administrative staff since 1980.

 

At this point, 5:00 p.m., the regular monthly meeting was adjourned so that the committee could hear two eligibility cases: Deion Rinaldi (GAR to Hanover Area) and Lamont Twyman (GAR to Hanover Area). The committee heard both cases and returned to public session at 7 p.m.

 

ITEM 12 A motion was made by Bill King, seconded by Eric Emmerich, as follows: Based on the evidence presented the committee is ordering that both

hearings be continued until December 14, 2011 in order to afford the families enough time to properly establish the residency/guardianship requirements as prescribed by PIAA By-Laws. All Ayes

ITEM 13 Chairman Majikes presented a request by District II member school,

Berwick, asking that the committee investigate the actions of a soccer official during the October 13, 2011 Boys’ Varsity Soccer contest between

Berwick and Wyoming Area. The material will be considered at a future meeting.

 

ITEM 14 Chairman Majikes presented to the committee a review of the disqualifications, mandated school reports, and correspondence received based on those disqualifications, for the committee’s review. Chairman Majikes presented material to the committee for consideration at a future meeting

 

ITEM 15 A motion was made by Pat Sheehan, seconded by Chris Gegaris, to adjourn the meeting.

 

Meeting was adjourned at 7:15 p.m.

 

 

 

THE NEXT MEETING IS SCHEDULED ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21st AT 4:15 PM AT THE WILKES-BARRE AREA CAREER & TECHNOLOGY CENTER.

 

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Mike Ognosky

 

 

Mike Ognosky

District II Secretary


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