Wilmington Youth Soccer Association

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Sunday, February 12, 2017

4th of July Building, Wilmington, MA. 01887




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


Directors Absent: Manny Mulas and Dave Foresyth





  1. Meeting called to order at 6:03 by Rich Pereira
  1. President Opening Remarks:
    1. Welcome message – short and concise
  2. Secretary:
    1. Motion: To accept the January Board of Directors meeting minute as presented.  Moved: Sean Broussard, 2nd by Nick Howie, 13-0-0 Motion Passes.
  3. Treasurer
    1. Discussion on Fiscal responsibility and 2017 budget.
    2. Further discussion regarding $0 budgeted for Spring and Summer camps due to loss of DOC; budget discussion
    3. Motion: To accept 2017 Budget as presented (addition of $2500 for Yentil and FC coaches increase) by Tom Card, 2nd by Paul Malvone.  13-0-0
  4. Merchandise
    1. No updates
  5. Fields & Buildings
    1. No updates
  6. Concessions
    1. No updates
  7. VP of Administration
    1. Review of FC Coverage for Winter Training and Spring
    2. Discussion regarding coaching and search for FC program
  8. VP of Development
    1. Discussions with DOC regarding financials and future development and budget
  9. Travel
    1. Motion following for sub-committee:  (Manny Mulas, Nick Howie, Chris Parr, Dave O’Mahony, Darwin Molina, Julie Hunt, Scott Nolan, Mike King and Melissa Doherty) by Nick Howie, 2nd by Chris Parr; 13-0-0
    2. Middlesex placement meeting on Wednesday (2/15/17)
    3. Parents survey for rollout of dual age survey
  10. Fundraising
    1. Joe Maiella to discuss preliminary discussions for Kentucky Derby party as 2017 Fund Raiser event
  11. Travel Refs
    1. No updates
  12. Intown & Intown Refs
    1. Working on recruitment for new coaches
    2. Discussion whether intown referees are covered by insurance
  13. New Business
    1. Motion: To approve FC committee for FC sub-committee to be responsible for hiring process and recommendation of FC coach Skills to WYSA Board by Nick Howie; 2nd by Dave O’Mahony;  13-0-0
    2. Discussion regarding spring coaching situation, with options being to contract Mass youth in the spring or conducting internal search.
    3. Motion: DOC search committee (consisting of Sean Broussard, Nick Howie, Dave O’Mahony, Dave Zaya, Bill Lanagan, Darwin Molina and Eric Fortier) proposed by Sean Broussard; 2nd by Joe Maiella 13-0-0
    4. Motion: Melissa Doherty as Emeritus for 2017 by Sean Broussard; 2nd by Dave Zaya 13-0-0
    5. Motion: Core of PCP (consisting of Dave O’Mahony, Fernando Marinho, Manny Mulas and Rob Elliot) by Dave O’Mahony, 2nd by Joe Maiella  13-0-0
    6. Motion: Sons of Italy full page ad by Paul Malvone, 2nd by Joe Maiella; 13-0-0
  14. Motion: To adjourn BOD meeting at 8:02 by Fernando Marinho, 2nd by Paul Malvone passes 13-0-0



Respectfully submitted,




Sean Broussard