NLS Board Meeting
- John Valdez
- Larry Douglas
- Kristen Templet
- Lori Colgan
- Roy LeCompte
- Wade Carter
- Jeremy LeCompte-Landrum
The Board voted to change the player dues deadline to Saturday, January 20, 2018 to allow the board to provide managers a list of the players who still owe the day before Opening Day.
Topic: 2017 Outstanding Fees
Bears and Crawlers managers have paid outstanding fees. The Board voted to document the resolution of the outstanding fees and monitor their management of their teams this year for any issues.
Sothern Belles owe team dues. Their manager has said he will pay the 2017 team balance when he pays the 2018 team dues. The Board voted to approve the following consequences: If he does not pay the 2017 outstanding balance by the deadline of 2/3/2018, he will not be allowed to serve as manager for 1 year (2018). If he does pay the outstanding balance, he will be allowed to serve as manager and the board will monitor his management of the team for any issues.
Sit On My Base (SOMB) manager has stated that he has been unable to collect the sponsorship money he expected and is unable to pay SOMB outstanding team dues. The team is being disbanded, but the manager is a managing a new team. The Board voted to approve the following consequences: If he does not pay the SOMB outstanding balance by the team dues deadline of 2/3/2018, he will not be allowed to serve as manager for 2 years (2018 – 2019). If he does pay the outstanding balance, he will be allowed to serve as manager and the board will monitor his management of the team for any issues.
The commissioner will speak to each of the managers after the 1/7/2017 Managers meeting to make the consequences clear.
Topic: Opening Day
City Park concessions are schedule to open that day. Currently unknown if they will have a liquor license by then. John will attempt to contact City Park Point of Contact on 1/3/2018 to get more information.
Opening Day After Party will be at Good Friends from 3:30 -5:30. Each team is being asked to donate 2 items to a 50/50 raffle. The raffle will raise money for the NSL charity (TBD) to begin the rebranding of the league.
NSL members will vote on the 2018 charity on Opening Day.
Jeremy LeCompte-Landrum is not a voting member because Sponsorship Coordinator is not a member of the board. It is the Board’s intention to update the By-laws to add Sponsorship Coordinator as a voting member once the season begins.