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Minutes - 12/4/08 11:00 AM - Masters Track and Field Committee - General Session

Reno, Nevada

Role Call of Delegates led by Lester Mount
Appointment of At-Large Delegates for this meeting: Sandy Pashkin, Jim Flanik & Carroll Deweese.

Proposed definition of Active Athletes (AA) was read. Election of AA followed.
Becky Sisley is the Representative for the AA

Election of Officers for the Masters Track & Field (MTF) Committee
Phil Byrne was the Nomination Chair
All elected by acclamation (One candidate for each office.)

Chair: Gary Snyder
Vice Chair: Janet Smith
Secretary: Jeff Brower
Treasurer: Carroll Deweese

Stephanie Hightower, a USATF Presidential nominee, addressed the committee.

Tabled L&L from Last year none

Rule Changes led by Graeme Shirley

Item 59&60 Instruct the MTF Chair to forward these implement changes to WMA.
Motion to table by Jerry Brookin-Weiner, 2nd Tabled.

63 Change name of Weight Pentathlon to Throws Pentathlon
Motion to accept, 2nd Accepted.

64 Correct tables for throws
Motion to accept, 2nd Accepted.

73 N/A This is not intended for Masters

Bob Bowman, a USATF Presidential nominee, addressed the committee.

90&92 Include Weight throw
Motion to table, 2nd Tabled.

93 National Throw-A-Thon to define the event.
Motion to accept, 2nd Accepted.

94 Provide Time Schedule
Motion to reject 2nd - Rejected.

95 Reword implement usage
Withdrawn

96 Allow heat to become a final
Motion to reject 2nd - Rejected.

97 Timed finals for 800 and long hurdles
Motion to reject 2nd - Rejected.

99 No award for non-club relay teams
Motion to reject 2nd - Rejected.

100 Give non-championship medals to participants on non-club teams
Motion to reject 2nd - Rejected.

101 Remove exception
Motion to accept, 2nd Accepted

102 amended to 10 yr age group amend to exclude track events.
Motion to accept, 2nd Accepted.

Minutes by Lester Mount

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