Our Mission:Founded in 1999, the Huntingtown Youth Club is a non-profit independent, community-based, organization dedicated to youth development. Our mission is to enhance the well-being and develop the potential of its members, their families and ou

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GENERAL BOARD MEETING – November 8, 2022

Meeting opened at 8:00pm through Zoom online-conferencing platform 

Attendees Present:

Board Members –

Sean Queen, President

Tara Grim, Vice President

Angie Stallings, Treasurer

Patrick Parise, Football Commissioner

Shannon Gatens, Cheer Commissioner

Katelyn Hall, Assistant Cheer Commissioner

Dorothy Lanthier, Girls Lacrosse Commissioner

Natalie Mirtich, Fundraising Coordinator

General Members –

Kelsey Strong

General Discussion/Business:

·         Sean discussed playoff schedule (6 teams in SMYAC playoff - 4 with home field advantage). Home field not available per CCPR/soccer scheduled. Will play home playoff games on HPP Field 11.

·         Sean ordered medals for Flag Football.

·         Katelynn Hall to order small trophies for Flag Cheer; 1st place trophies for 12U and 2nd place for 10U (placements from previous weekend's Southern Md Cheer and Dance Competition at St. Mary's Ryken).

·         Issues with Cheer Competition discussed as well as resolutions to improve experience for our cheerleaders.

·         Cheer will need additional mats to accommodate all teams and indoor practice locations next year.

·         Cheer requesting new uniforms for 2023 if at all possible.

·         Shannon to look into cheer uniform pricing and varying cheer uniforms.

·         Angie gave treasurer's report, reporting homecoming fundraiser totals.

·         Team fundraisers and guidelines thereto discussed.

·         Spring Lacrosse registration to open week of Thanksgiving (Turkey Bird Special). Tara/Liz to set up registration.

·         Board agreed for new lacrosse look for 2023. New uniforms for both boys and girls lacrosse, designs TBD.

·         Board would like to see lacrosse colors match football uniform colors for unified club look.

·         Board agreed to resume Board of Director terms of office to 2 years, rather than 3. After term, director can rerun annually should they choose however position is open to general membership for elections. Will modify by-laws to reflect.

·         Board elections for 2023 will take place at the Annual Board meeting in December.

·         All positions are up for re-election.

·         Liz Starks is stepping down at the end of the year.

·         Angie Stallings to step down the end of the year.

·         Dorothy Lanthier stepping down at the end of the year.

·         Annual Meeting will take place next month in person. Board will vote 2023 directors at that time. The Annual Meeting is closed to the general membership.

·         New board members will be announced following the annual meeting.

·         Meeting adjourned at 9:30pm