Tony Troughton, 1st
Vice President Terry Day, Calgary RA President
Treasurer Lisa Waywell, Secretary
Elvio Chies, 2nd
Vice PresidentJoe Licandro, President joined at
1st Vice President Tony
Troughton welcomed all to the teleconference call.(President Joe
Licandro had indicated he would be delayed and asked that
Tony chair the teleconference.)
1. Task Force
indicated he would be contacting the Manitoba SRA to ask for a representative
for the Task Force.
Robin Woods, BC Treasurer would be representing the
Cottle would be representing the OSRA.The Task Force is to report back in September
with an interim report at the end of June.Terry Day asked for the Terms
of Reference for the Task Force which Lisa Waywell
emailed during the teleconference.
indicated that the Task Force had been discussed at the BCSRA Meeting and
indicated there were three elements which the BCSRA would like included:
a) a review of the goals and objectives of the CSRA;
b) research into the possible use of media such as video
c) cost analysis of any recommendations.
2. Meachin Fund
clarified that although there had been discussion at the AGM that there may be two sets of Funds in the
Meachin Trust, his research indicated that all funds had already been
consolidated into one account.Elvio was uncertain whether the revised document had
been sent to Virginia Meachin for approval, so Elvio
will forward a copy to her directly.
reported that the bank balance was $2778.80 with $3003.55 having been spent on
the AGM and $71.20 spent on other
Licandro has been sent a package of cheques for
signature.Manitoba has approximately $300.00 to be
forwarded in registrations and BC has approximately $100.00.
Layne Greenaway, former Calgary President, had indicated to Elvio that he would continue to help with
connections in Alberta.Stuart Murray is still President of Edmonton
according to the local directory.Terry Day, Calgary President indicated that several
communities in Alberta have very small groups with Red Deer just starting to
form an association complicated by the fact that 95% of the referees are under
18 years of age.Terry indicated he will
attempt to contact Lethbridge
to see if there may be interest in joining the CSRA.
that there are several associations in Saskatchewan,
however, they are a loose network without a central provincial association.
Daniel Louer is now the Secretary
and perhaps a potential candidate for the Task Force.
Tony will contact Basil Gill
to see if he knows of any other RA contacts in other provinces.
joined the teleconference and thanked everyone for their input, stressing the
importance of the work of the Task Force and in particular Tony Troughton for chairing both this meeting and
the Task Force.