Board of Directors agenda: September 17-18, 2017

Official agenda of the

Florida High School Athletic Association
and Florida High School Athletic Association's Land Corporation
Board of Directors

Sunday & Monday, September 17-18, 2017
Robert W. Hughes FHSAA Building
Gainesville, Florida

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Sunday, September 17, 2017

A.  CALL TO ORDER – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

B.  ROLL CALL

C.  WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Introduction of Athletic Directors and Guests

D.  ADOPTION OF AGENDA

E.  ACTION ITEMS

1.  Vacancy Appointment to the FHSAA Board of Directors [See BOD Pkt. Pgs. 2-3] .. Tomyn                                                                                 

     RECOMMENDED ACTION:    The Executive Director recommends the following

           appointment of Mr. Douglas Dodd to the FHSAA Board of   

           Directors, effective immediately.  This change will fill the

           seat vacated by Mrs. Linda Moultrie.

          2.  Vacancy Appointments to the Public Liaison Advisory Committee (PLAC)

                                                            [See BOD Pkt. Pgs. 4-5] .. Tomyn

               RECOMMENDED ACTION:    The Executive Director recommends the ratification of

                                                                 the appointments of Jake Raburn and Al Summers to the

                                                                  Public Liaison Advisory Committee effective immediately.

          3.  PLAC - Ratification of Membership for 2017-18 School Year [See BOD Pkt. Pgs. 6-7] .. Tomyn

               RECOMMENDED ACTION     The Executive Director recommends the ratification of the

                                                                 PLAC membership for 2017-18 as submitted.

F.  TODAY’S ORIENTATION FOR ALL …

          LEGAL MATTERS – Ireland

G.  OVERVIEW OF THE APPELLATE PROCESS - Damon

H.  APPEALS

          Case A – Deane Bozeman School, Panama City …12:30 p.m.

          Case B – R.A.S.G. Hebrew Academy, Miami Beach … 1:00 p.m.

          Case C – Atlantic Community High School, Delray Beach … 1:30 p.m.

          Case D – Champagnat Catholic School, Hialeah … 2:00 p.m.

          Case E – Park Vista Comm. High School, Lake Worth … 2:30 p.m.

          Case F – Oak Ridge High School, Orlando … 3:00 p.m.

I.  GIFT BOX 

·       FHSAA Red Handbook

·       FHSAA Shirt

·       Brief Case/computer bag

·       Umbrella

·       FHSAA Pin

·       Step Up! Book

J.  HALL OF FAME INFORMATION

K.  ADJOURN TO COMMITTEE MEETINGS:

Monday, September 18, 2017

9 a.m.            General business meeting (Conference Center)

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A G E N D A

Florida High School Athletic Association
Florida High School Athletic Association’s Land Corporation
Board of Directors

9 a.m., Monday, September 18, 2017
Robert W. Hughes FHSAA Building 
Gainesville, Florida

A.        CALL TO ORDER – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

B         ROLL CALL

C.        WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

·         Recognition of Member School Personnel and Guests

·        Introduction of new staff members

D.        ADOPTION OF AGENDA

E.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETINGS

            June 12-13, 2017 [See Item E]

F.         RECOGNITION

·        Ken Otero … Tomyn

G.        ACTION ITEMS 

            1.         Public Liaison Advisory Committee (PLAC) Annual Report for the 2016-17 School Year

                        [See BOD Pkt. Pgs. 8-12] … Niblett/Faulk

                        RECOMMENDED ACTION:  The Executive Director recommends acceptance of the

PLAC Annual Report for the 2016-17 school year for

submission to the education committees of the Florida

                                                                       House of Representatives, the Senate and the

Commissioner of Education.

            2.         Paragon Agreements – 2017 Geico State Champions—Football

                        [See BOD Pkt. pgs. 13-28] …Tomyn

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:  The Executive Director recommends Paragon Marketing Group

                                                           agreements as presented, allowing the football season to be

                                                           lengthened and any other necessary waivers granted for any

                                                           member school who qualifies for their annual football bowl series

                                                           taking place December 22-23, 2017.

           3.        Paragon Agreements – 2018 Dick’s Nationals—Basketball [See BOD Pkt. pgs. 29-43] …Tomyn

                      RECOMMENDED ACTION:  The Executive Director recommends approval of Paragon Marketing

                                                                     Group agreements as presented, allowing up to two boys’ and

                                                                     two girls’ Basketball teams from Florida, if they qualify, to have

                                                                     their school’s basketball Season lengthened and any

                                                                     other necessary waivers in order to participate in a

                                                                     nationally televised tournament March 29-31, 2018.

            4.         Report of Finance Committee … Bass

                        a.  Annual Financial Report for FHSAA, Inc. for Fiscal Year 2016-17

                            [See BOD Pkt. pgs. 44-61] … Robertson

    The Annual Financial Report consists of the combined balance sheet for

    FHSAA, Inc., and FHSAA Land Corporation, Inc., and accompanying

    revenue and expense details as well as supplementary information for the

    General Fund for the fiscal year 2016-17, ending on June 30, 2017.

    RECOMMENDED ACTION:     The Executive Director recommends approval of

       the Annual Financial Report for fiscal year 2016-17, ending on

       June 30, 2017, as presented.

                        b.  Budget for fiscal year 2017-18 for FHSAA, Inc. [See BOD Pkt. pgs. 62-69] … Robertson

                             The Board adopted a Tentative Budget in June, and the Final Budget for the

                             FHSAA, Inc. for the 2017-18 fiscal year is provided.

                              RECOMMENDED ACTION:    The Executive Director recommends approval of

                                                                                the Final Budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18 as presented.

President will recess the general business meeting and convene the meeting of the FHSAA Land Corporation, Inc.

                        c.  Annual Financial Report for FHSAA, Land Corporation, Inc. for Fiscal Year 2016-17

                             [See BOD Pkt. pgs. 70-73] … Robertson

                             The Annual Financial Report including revenue and expense details for the

     Capital Fund for Fiscal Year 2016-17, ending June 30, 2017, is provided.

     RECOMMENDED ACTION:      The Executive Director recommends approval of the

                                                                                Annual Financial Report for the FHSAA Land

                                                                                Corporation, Inc., as presented.

                        d.  FHSAA Land Corporation, Inc., Final Budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18

                             [See BOD Pkt. pgs. 74-76] … Robertson

                The Board adopted a Tentative Budget in June, and the Final Budget for the

    FHSAA Land Corporation, Inc., (Capital Fund) for 2017-18 fiscal year is

    provided.

    RECOMMENDED ACTION:      The Executive Director recommends approval of the

                                                       FHSAA Land Corporation, Inc., Final Budget for

                                                       Fiscal   Year 2017-18 as presented.            

President will adjourn the meeting of the FHSAA Land Corporation, Inc., and reconvene the general business meeting.

            5.         Report of Governance Committee … Johns

                        a.  Bylaw Proposals for October 2017 Representative Assembly

                             [See BOD Pkt. pgs. 86-102] … Colby

                             RECOMMENDED ACTION:     The Executive Director recommends full co-sponsorship by

                                                                                the Board of Directors of each proposal and ratification of

                                                                                Bylaw changes due to HB 1109.

                        b.  Vacancy appointments to the 2017 Representative Assembly [See BOD Pkt. pg. 103] … Colby

                             RECOMMENDED ACTION:     The Executive Director recommends the appointments for the

                                                                                specified terms of each of these individuals as presented.

                                                                                 Note: The appointments will be provided at the Board meeting.

                        c.  Bylaw Proposals by member school representatives for the October 2017 Representative

                             Assembly [See BOD Pkt. pgs. 104-108] … Colby

                             RECOMMENDED ACTION:     The Executive Director does not endorse these proposals and

                                                                                 recommends that the Board of Directors, likewise, not endorse

                                                                                 these proposals.

                          d.  Vacancy appointments to the Sectional Appeals Committee

                              [See BOD Pkt. pgs. 109-110] … Damon

                              RECOMMENDED ACTION:     The Executive Director recommends the following

                                                                                appointments to the Sectional Appeals Committees

                                                                                effective immediately:

  • Sec. 1 – Rocky Hanna, Superintendent, Leon County School District to finish Steven Benton, Jackson County, term (2018);
  • Sec. 1 – Pakethia McDaniels, AD, Ribault High School to finish Chip McLeod’s term (2018); and
  • Sec. 2 – Cheryl Shivel, AD, Astronaut High School to finish Valerie Miyares term (2018).

            6.         Report of Operations Committee … Sennett

H.        DISCUSSION ITEMS

I.          REPORT OF LEGAL COUNSEL

J.         REPORT OF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR        

K.        REPORT OF PRESIDENT

L.         BOARD OF DIRECTORS COMMENTS/REQUESTS

M.        INFORMATION ITEMS

·    Audit Engagement Letter for fiscal year 2016-17 [See BOD Pkt. pgs. 77-85]

·    Next Board meeting will be held on November 12-13, 2017.

N.        ADJOURNMENT