USA Track & Field New England

Board of Governors Meeting

Association Office

May 2, 2011

Attendance:  Steve Viegas, Jim Garcia, Stephen Peckiconis, Lisa Doucett, Tiera Fletcher, Justin Kuo, Steve Vaitones, Jen Lee, Gary Snyder, Mike Travers, Larry Libow

Telephone: Caitlyn Clark

Meeting called to order at 7:10 PM

Secretary’s Report

Approval of March 7th and April 4th minutes delayed due to last minute changes.

Treasurer’s Report

Motion:         To approve the continuance of the current CPA, Paul DeVasto for this year. Carried unanimously.

Managing Directors Report


Old Business

Facebook/Social Media Policy

Steve Viegas explained we need a written policy for the material that is posted and who should have the different levels of access to do so.

Athlete of the Month

NE Association T&F Championships – June 12th Regis College

NE Association Masters T&F Championships – August 6th Providence RI

NE Association Awards Banquet

Track & Field Meeting

Current chair, Dave Callum is very busy and doesn’t have time for chair responsibilities and would consider a replacement.

New Business

Marja Bakker Fund

        No guidelines at present

        Steve Vaitones will provide a statement explaining Marja’s wishes

        Some funds came from her estate

Larry Libow Grant Request

Motion – To grant $800 from the Marja Bakker Fund to support the

Howard Drew Springfield Mayor's Cup

Second by Mike Travers

Passed unanimously with Larry Libow abstaining

Motion to adjourn at 9:00 PM


Respectfully submitted,

Gary Snyder