Wilmington Youth Soccer Association

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Villanova Hall, Wilmington, MA. 01887




Directors Present:  Rich Pereira, Nick Howie, , Billy Long, Fernando Marinho, (arrived 6:35), Dave Zaya, Chris Parr, Tom Card, Sean Broussard, Dave O’Mahony, Paul Malvone, Manny Mulas, Dave Foresyth and Dave Oatis, Mike King, Joe Maiella


Directors Absent:


Guests: John Bavota; Chris Malley, Francesca Driscoll



  1. Meeting called to order at 6:08 by Rich Pereira
  1. President Opening Remarks:
    1. Great Spring Fund Raising event on Friday  June 2nd
  2. Secretary:
    1. Motion: Nothing
  3. Treasurer
    1. Motion: To accept financial as presented by Tom Card, 2nd by Dave O’Mahony, 12-0-3 Motion passes
    2. Further discussion regarding potential fee increase for the 2017/2018 season and follow up from call on 3/29/17
  4. Merchandise
    1. Intown Uniforms came in and ready for start of season
  5. Fields & Buildings
    1. Preparation for summer as town has requested that nets be all off for the summer except for one 11 v 11 and 7 v 7
  6. Concessions
    1. Numbers still low due to travel games being moved
  7. Director of Coaching
    1. Lost Andrew new addition of James
    2. PPE’s successful
  8. VP of Administration
    1. Nothing
  9. VP of Development
    1. Flyer for Mass Youth Soccer Camp July 31st to August 4th
    2. Pre-season clinic discussion for next meeting
    3. Boston Breakers Group night, discussion regarding mass purchase of tickets
  10. Travel
    1. Roster review night scheduled for June 29th (Thursday)
    2. May need to lower Min and Max to match Middlesex league, future research and discussion to be had
    3. Middlesex meeting on Tuesday evening June 6th
  11. Fundraising
    1. Thanks to Fund Raising sub-committee
    2. Begin Field Day planning process
  12. Travel Refs
    1. Looking for new refs
  13. Intown & Intown Refs
    1. Patch weekend this Saturday
    2. Reminder of extra week on 6/17/19
  14. New Business
    1. Seems to be a small issue regarding sportsmanship, potential email to coaches reminding them of the policy, moved to executive session for further discussion
    2. Motion: Purchase $1,275 of Breakers tickets for WYSA night out, in hopes that these tickets will be resold to members by Dave O’Mahony, 2nd by Dave Zaya; Motion passes 16-0-0
    3. Motion: WYSA implement Youth Soccer ref award; 2nd by Dave Foresyth, passes 16-0-0
    4. Motion: Nominate DJ for the 1st annual award above by Nick Howie; 2nd by Fernando Marinho:  Motion passes 16-0-0
    5. Summer camps upcoming, goal keeper camp has been sent out, and August camp to be run by Leah
    6. Possibility to work with town on adjusting the layout of the fields for the Fall 2017/Spring 2018 season
    7. Motion: Primary color of WYSA to be blue for duration of current style of jersey by Nick Howie; 2nd by Chris Parr:  Motion passes 16-0-0
    8. Motion: To change from Spain to USA by Nick Howie; 2nd by Joe Maialla 13-1-2
    9. Discussion regarding potential new board members
  15. Leave the meeting at 9:21