PENNSYLVANIA INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
Chairman Bill King, Vice Chairman Mike Ognosky,
Secretary Frank Victor, Treasurer
Wilkes Barre C
& TC Scranton SD Montrose Area
School Dist 1113 Johns Street
P. O. Box 1699 425
N. Washington Ave 237 Meteor Way Hazle
Twp, Pa. 18202
Wilkes Barre, Pa. 18705 Scranton, Pa. 18503 Montrose, Pa.
18801 570-427-8681 x 1010
MINUTES OF APRIL 11, 2012 MEETING
@ WILKES-BARRE AREA CAREER & TECHNOLOGY CENTER
Meeting was convened at 5:00
p.m. by Chairman Majikes
ITEM 1 Chairman
Majikes called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.
Absent but accounted for: Chris Thomas, Danielle
Adams, Jeff Gregory, Pat Sheehan, Bill King, Jay Starnes, Mike Costanza
Visitors Present: Don Rogers (District
Solicitor), Marty Lawler
ITEM 2 Following
discussion, a motion was made by Frank Galicki, seconded by Joe Farrell, to
rescind the motion of the March 28, 2012 meeting regarding the placing of
Wilkes-Barre GAR on probation. All Ayes
motion was made by Mike Ognosky, seconded by Eric Emmerich, approving the
revised minutes of the March 28, 2012 meeting. All Ayes
revised minutes of the March 28, 2012 meeting will now be placed on the
District II website at www.piaad2.org
A motion was made by Mike
Ognosky, seconded by Frank Galicki, establishing a hearing date and time with
personnel from Wilkes-Barre GAR High School in order to formally review the
disqualifications of players from PIAA sponsored athletic events during the
2011-2012 school year. The hearing date will be May 9th at 4:30
p.m. at the Wilkes-Barre Career & Technology Center. All Ayes
ITEM 3 Frank
Victor presented the Treasurer’s Report as of April 11, 2012. The total
Certificates of Deposit are $72,855.05 and the total Savings and Checking
Account balance is $82,171.39, making the Fund Balance as of April 11th
a total of $155,026.44. Frank then reviewed the final report following the
completion of the District II Basketball Playoffs. Total receipts for the
playoffs totaled $83,364; total expenses were $42,440, and net income was
$40,924. A total of $10,533 was distributed to District II member schools as
the school shares.
ITEM 4 Chairman
Majikes reminded the Committee members that there will be an eligibility
hearing at the request of Wyoming Seminary at the May 9th District
II meeting. The hearing will begin promptly at 5:30 p.m. at the Wilkes-Barre
Area Career & Technology Center.
ITEM 5 The
following spring sports reports were given:
Baseball (Frank Majikes): Baseball Chairman, Frank
Majikes, reviewed the format for the upcoming District II Baseball Playoffs. A
motion was made by Maureen Williams, seconded by Mike Ognosky, to approve the
format as submitted. All Ayes
Softball (Pat Patte): Softball Chairman, Pat Patte,
reviewed the format for the upcoming District II Softball Playoffs. A motion
was made by Joe Farrell, seconded by Frank Galicki, to approve the format as
submitted. All Ayes
Volleyball (Maureen Williams): Volleyball Chairperson,
Maureen Williams, corrected the dates for the District II Boys’ Volleyball
Championships. Play dates include May 21, May 22, and May 24.
Track (Danielle Adams): In Danielle’s absence, Chairman
Majikes reviewed a potential concern regarding the timing system for the
upcoming Track and Field Championships. The Track Committee will meet, along
with the District Chairman, to review any potential concerns and rectify those
concerns prior to the competitions.
ITEM 6 Bill
Schoen reviewed with the committee the results of his meeting with Chris
Kucharski regarding the internet broadcasting of District Championship events.
The matter will now be referred to the District II officers who will meet with
Chris and report back to the committee at a future meeting.
ITEM 7 Chairman
Majikes reviewed the format for the upcoming business meeting to be held at
Arcaro & Genell’s in Old Forge on Wednesday, April 18th with
registration beginning at 8 a.m.
Mike Ognosky distributed the program and the group reviewed the
material for any potential errors.
Brad Cashman will be on hand representing the PIAA State Office
and will review the potential amendments to the PIAA Constitution that will be
voted on at the meeting.
Discussion items on the agenda will include the proposed format
for the District II Basketball Championships for the next two year cycle as
well as the format for the PIAA State Basketball Championships during the next
two year cycle.
ITEM 8 Chairman
Majikes reviewed the correspondence that was sent to the President of the
Carbondale Area School Board as discussed and directed at the March 28, 2012
ITEM 9 Chairman
Majikes provided each member present with a copy of the PIAA Championship
brackets for Baseball, Softball, Lacrosse, Girls’ Spring Soccer, Softball,
Boys’ Tennis, and Boys’ Volleyball for this spring.
ITEM 10 A
motion was made by Bill Schoen, seconded by Jim Higgins, to adjourn the
meeting. All Ayes
Meeting was adjourned at 6:45 p.m.
District II Secretary
NEXT MEETING WILL BE HELD AT THE WILKES-BARRE
AREA CAREER & TECHNOLOGY CENTER ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 9TH AT 4:15