1. OCTOBER GENERAL MEETING
The October General Membership Meeting will be on Thursday, October 6 at RLC at 7:00. More info in the following weeks. We strongly recommend your attendance at this meeting
Annual $80.00 dues are due on October 1st. (checks made payable to MTFOA and sent to Don Kirkland III, P.O. Box 15, North Salem, N.H. 03073)
A reminder about passing the background check in order to work high school meets. The registration is open on July 1st and it is a one-time registration and background check for the 3 seasons https://miaa.arbitersports.com/front/110185/Site
League assigners should forward their league officials rosters to Commissioner Dave Johns firstname.lastname@example.org so that he can assure that all who are working are compliant with the MIAA requirements. Those not registered, shouldn’t expect to be assigned.
2. REVIEW OF BY LAWS
NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE BYLAWS:
Pursuant to Article 13, Section 13.1 of the MTFOA Bylaws, the following amendment to Article 11 of the Bylaws is proposed by the Executive Board for consideration at the general membership meeting to be held on October 6, 2022 at the Reggie Lewis Center;
Article 11 Commissioner of Officials
1.1 There shall be a Commissioner of Officials who shall be nominated by the President and approved by the Executive Board for a term of up to three years commencing annually as of July 1st of any year. The Commissioner may be reappointed in the same manner.
11.2 Any member in good standing is eligible for the Commissioner’s position.
which shall be for a term of three years. Said Commissioner’s term may be renewed with the approval of the Executive Board.
All other provisions of Article 11 remain unchanged.
3. PRESDENTS EXCHANGE ZONE
Members are reminded that they must attend at least one General Meeting each year to remain in good standing. With Covid receding, this will be in effect this year.
The first General Meeting will be on Thursday, October 6 at RLC at 7 PM.
The second General Meeting, and first clinic of the year, will be held at St. John’s Prep on Thursday, December 1. There will be a second clinic at Wheaton College in March (exact date tba), and our end of year banquet in June.
Members are reminded that dues for the year are due by October 1. Send your dues check to Don Kirkland at PO Box 15, North Salem, NH 03073
With the New Balance Track opening this year, there will be LOTS of work available.
4. NCAA adopts rules changes
The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel has approved several rules changes, including an expansion of sprint relay exchange zone, new uniform rule and field event time limits.
5. NFHS adopts rules changes