April 12, 2016
The Annual Meeting of New England Swimming will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at the Harvard Pilgrim Building, Wellsley, MA . Each club is entitled to one club delegate and one athlete At-Large delegate (see below lists). Club delegates were named on the 2016 USA Swimming Club renewal form. Review the list to see if your club has submitted a name. If not, or you want to change the name, please present this form at the door with the proper signatures. Athlete At-Large delegates were voted into place in March based on the names submitted on the 2016 USA Swimming Club renewal form and cannot be changed for this year. All members of the New England Community are encouraged to attend even if they do not have a vote.
Delegates must present some form of official identification and be 2016 USA Swimming registered in good standing to be eligible to vote at the Annual Meeting.
9:00 AM - 10:30: Stroke and Turn Clinic for Officials
10:30AM - 12 noon: : Starters Clinic
10:30- 12 noon: Meet Manager meeting/Admin Officials Clinic. This meeting will focus primarily on new Meet Managers. Teams running a meet (sanctioned, approved, or an invitational), or are planning to run a meet during the next year are required to send at least one Meet Director, or a sanction or approval will not be issued. If a team has never run a meet, the team should send two representatives. So that we have enough materials, please submit this form if you are going to attend by April 30th. Entry Chairs and Computer Operators are encouraged to attend as well. If you have a specific topic you would like to address, please notify Carol at the NE Office. The New England Swimming Meet Manager’s Policies are located on the New England Web Site under MEET MANAGEMENT: Before the meeting, please read all the sections regarding meets and come to the meeting with your questions, comments, etc. If you have Meet Manager loaded onto your computer, please bring it to the meeting.
Any and all Referees are welcome to attend the Meet Manager / AO Clinic. Attendance at this clinic will satisfy the clinic requirement for new referees and those recertifying in the role.
12:15 PM: REGISTRATION for Annual Meeting OPENS
1:00 PM General Meeting, Presentation of Budget, Election of Officers and presentation of Committee Reports. Tentative Minutes from September 27, 2015 If you have an item to discuss at the general meeting, contact the New England Office at firstname.lastname@example.org. Beverages will be served.
Coaches’ Meeting Directly after the General Meeting (not before 2:45 PM) until 4:45 PM: General Meeting and election of new Junior Coach Representative. All teams are required to send one coach representative to this meeting. If you have items to discuss, or are interested in running for the new Junior Coach Representative, contact Marshall Muir.
Directly after the Coaches' meeting: the following committees will meet: