January Board Meeting Minutes

January VSA Board Meeting Minutes


The VSA Board met for the month of January at the Merit Health River Region at 6pm on January 7, 2018. The members in attendance were Mathew Mixon, William Butler, Sheri Wallace, Karla Cook, and Kathy Juve.



Old Business


*Training Trip- the training trip is being organized by Heather Butler. The dates of the trip are June 7-10. (we added Sunday to make sure have enough travel time and training time). The guidelines have been amended to state and will stay as the following:

            *must be 11 years old

            *must be in Bronze pod or higher

            *must attend and participate in 70% of the practices

            *must attend and participate in at least 2 swim meets starting January 1st.

                        *Memphis meet, DAC, Ruston, Makos, Stamm


*Rental of Equipment to the area high schools. It was discussed that we needed to come up with an invoice to give to the school district/catholic school stating exactly was the money goes to….such as rental of lane ropes, timing equipment, cords, boards, electronics, etc. The cost per school for the rental of the equipment needed to host a swim meet is $465.


*email about joining the committees-Sheri is handling


*Discussed sending out request for the possible hiring of another assistant coach. Coaches at the moment are Mathew Mixon (head), Rebecca Busby, and Tiffany.


New Business


*Reserved the following dates for swim meets here in Vicksburg hosted by VSA

            *Extra Chance Meet: July 7

            *New short course meet: Sept 14-16  The Afton Wallace Pediatric Cancer Meet


*discussed the type of shirts the kids wanted for Short Course State Meet and tshirts for parents