Wilmington Youth Soccer Association

Month of January BOD Meeting


Fourth of July Building






Present: Tom Card, Melissa Doherty, Rob Elliott, Dave Foresyth, Joe Maiella, David O’Mahony, Bob Regan, Eric Flynn, Sean Broussard, Manny Mulas, Dave Oatis, Nick Howie, Neil Buckley, Rich Pereira, Bill Lanagan.


Absent:  Tony Almeida and Mark Ragucci.


6:00 pm – Quorum of 12 BOD members - meeting called to order by Bob Regan.


Dave O’Mahony joins at 6:03 pm


Neil Buckley joins at 6:09 pm


Eric Flynn joins at 6:29 pm


All who were present in attendance by 6:29 pm.


BOD Meeting Minutes: 

Motion by Doherty, 2nd by Elliott to accept December 2014 General & Exec Session BOD Meeting Minutes.  Motion Passes 12-0-0.


Exec Session Motion:
7:05 p.m.  Motion by Regan, 2nd by Flynn to enter into Executive Session.  Motion passes 15-0-0.






  • Welcome message and no further updates.



  • No updates except for December meeting minute’s approval.



  • Tom switched us to Quick Books on line, opposed to using the desktop version.


VP of Administration

  • No updates.  See updates sent out to Board members.


VP Development

  • No updates.  See updates sent out to Board members.



  • U16 1 and 2 teams have been notified.
  • BU 18 reserve refund checks have been cut and given back to parents.
  • GU 18 – we still do not enough players for a full team.


Travel Refs

  • Working with Tom G on next steps and taking appropriate ref training courses.
  • Will continue to paint the spectator lines for Spring 2015 as they were helpful for crowd control.



  • All in town team members met with Rob to discuss next steps.
  • Emails to be sent to members to obtain registrations prior to the late fee that kicks in on 2/1
  • Ongoing discussions need to happen on the COED grade 6 to 9 teams.
  • Inventory of uniforms is half way done.


Intown Refs

  • No updates to report.



  • Working with Tom C on next steps and getting committee members set up for approval.



  • No updates.  See updates sent out to Board members. 



  • Rich will meet with Ray on next steps of transition.


Fields & Buildings

  • No updates.  See updates sent out to Board members.


Technical Director

  • Session 1 started on 1/3
  • Session 2 U8 and U10 groups about 10% left to be at capacity.  We will be open to other town shortly.
  • Parent handbook- to be distributed to members and post on the website prior to the start of the Spring 2015 season along with prior to the travel PPE’s.




  • Motion by Flynn, 2nd by Elliott that we mandate concussion training for all travel head and assistant coaches.  Motion passes 15-0-0.
  • Motion by Elliott, 2nd by Flynn the PCD committee members of: Rob Elliott, Rob Holliday, Tom Geis, Bill Lanagan, Dave Foresyth, Lisa Wright, Mike Fischer and Tom Genthner. Motion passes 15-0-0.
  • Motion by Flynn, 2nd by Maiella the GNO committee members of:  Marianne Gallezzo, Amy Young, Caryn Goulet, Sue Hendee and Rachell Granara.  Motion passes 15-0-0.
  • PPE Date- May 17th.  Communications will be sent via Facebook and Twitter now. Registration for Travel Fall 2015/Spring 2016 will open in April 2015


7:27 pm – Motion by Elliott, 2nd by Mulas to 1) leave executive session, 2) to adjourn.

Motion passes 15-0-0.


7:27 p.m. – adjourned


Respectfully submitted,


Melissa Doherty

WYSA Secretary