Wilmington Youth Soccer Association

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Sunday, January 8, 2017

4th of July Building, Wilmington, MA. 01887




Directors Present: Manny Mulas,  Rich Pereira, Nick Howie, Mike King, Billy Long,  Dave Foresyth, Fernando Marinho, Joe Maiella, Dave Zaya, Chris Parr, Tom Card, Sean Broussard, Dave O’Mahony, and Dave Oatis


Directors Absent: Paul Malvone


Guests: Eric Redder



  1. Meeting called to order at 6:03 by Rich Pereira
  1. President Opening Remarks:
    1. Welcome message as well as wishing all a Happy Holidays
  2. Secretary:
    1. Motion: To accept the December Board of Directors meeting minute as presented.  Moved: Sean Broussard, 2nd by Nick Howie, 9-0-2 Motion Passes.
    2. Agreed to move February 5th meeting to February 12th
  3. Treasurer
    1. Motion: To accept the treasurer’s report for November as presented.  Moved: Tom Card, 2nd by Dave O’Mahony, 8-0-3 Motion Passes.
    2. Motion: To accept the treasurer’s report for December as presented.  Moved: Tom Card, 2nd by Dave O’Mahony, 9-0-2 Motion Passes
    3. WYSA reported Net income of positive $47,152 for Fiscal 2016
    4. January 23rd  budget meeting to discuss budget (7pm)
  4. Merchandise
    1. No update
  5. Fields & Buildings
    1. No update
  6. Concessions
    1. No update
  7. Director of Coaching
    1. Discussed potential of Hosting coaches clinic in Wilmington
  8. VP of Administration
    1. No update
  9. VP of Development
    1. Discussions with DOC regarding financials and future development as well as budget
  10. Travel
    1. Sent in Division placements to Middlesex
    2. All U16 and U18 placed with coaches
    3. Discussion of upcoming dates for Spring 2017 season
  11. Fundraising
    1. No update
  12. Travel Refs
    1. No update
  13. Intown & Intown Refs
    1. Spring 2017 season now open
    2. Intown Grade 3-5 for Spring 2017 - reviewing running program as assigned teams vs group. Trying to get interest in the program to maintain and grow this option.  Working with DOC and getting feedback from parents.
    3. Intown inventory is completed and shared with Merchandise
  14. New Business
    1. ADOC role discussion – part of the budget process for further discussion, needs to reviewed by PCD first
    2. Playing up in intown, discussion had regarding Kinders and 1st graders. Decided to keep current policy
    3. Rolling out lanyards for 2017/2018
    4. Fee increase, both Mass Youth and Middlesex League and how this will affect membership
    5. WFC Committee – 5 members on committee (Joe Haddad, Brian Macdonald, Nick Howie and Rich Engvaldson).  Dave Foresyth first, second by Dave O’Mahony, Motion passes 15-0-0
    6. WFC Age discussion; possible dropping of 05 team next year, or potential deal with Wakefield or move up 06 players
    7. Motion: Open Wildcat FC from 05-08 by Dave Foresyth, second by Dave Oatis; Motion passes 14-0-1
    8. Motion:  Additionally money (max $2k) for turf time in winter by Dave Foresyth, second by Sean Broussard….Motion passes 15-0-0
    9. Mass Youth Workshop, Great Wolf Lodge…..1/28/17
    10. Still have open board members, decision to continue to look for potential candidates
    11. Motion to name Anthony Azevedo as assistant coach of Wilmington FC by Nick Howie, second by Dave Foresyth, passes 15-0-0
    12. Motion to have Anthony Azevedo as a member in good standing, attached to above
    13. Motion: Postpone Nov 6 meeting’s dual age motion until 18/19 season due to process implementation and re-instituting prior Travel policy by Nick Howi, 2nd by Dave Foresyth….passes 13-0-2
  15. Motion: To adjourn BOD meeting at 9:31 pm by Manny Mulas, 2nd by Sean Broussard, passes 15-0-0.


Respectfully submitted,




Sean Broussard