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Minutes - 12/3/08 8:00 AM - Masters Track and Field Executive Committee

Reno, Nevada

Gary Snyder, Chair, Presiding

Loss of Masters Surcharge fund - There is a disagreement regarding the handling of this fund.

Dave Clingan wants to establish a separate masters website. The chair can now communicate by blog, which will improve information flow.

Agreement with NMN – We will donate $5000 to them for their communication support.

General Election for MTF officers will be at the General Meeting Thursday morning.

Schedule – National Championships - Need to adjust the timeline allowed for registration. Discussion followed. All agreed this needs to be submitted to general session. Motion to accept the schedule by Jim Flanik, 2nd Becky Sisley, Passed.

Active Athletes (AA) - these exist to allow more individuals to attend the convention and vote. “Definition of AA is anyone who competes in a sanctioned meet in the current or previous calendar year.”

AA must select a representative from this group

The Chair has a large number of appointments to make. Numbers will be adjusted in January by the Chair.

Budget – Reviewed past, current & 2009 figures. Motion to accept by Bob Weiner, 2nd Jim Flanik, Passed.

Discussion - Addition of Weight Throw Event to Outdoor Champs – Jerry Bookin-Weiner – Adding to outdoor championships will attract more folks. This event is now contested at World competition

Sandy – Logistics would not allow additional events with in our championship time frame without adding an additional day.

John Hinton’s record – meet was not sanctioned. This is not an issue that this body can resolve.

Minutes by Lester Mount

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