A regularly scheduled board meeting of DYHA took place on Monday, January 12, 2015 at 7:45pm at Stamford Twin Rinks.  Present board members were Art Flynn, Buzz Olsen, Mary Jo Dyer, Dawn Bryson, Jeff Eccleston, David Hill, Larry Paredes, John Massey, Dave Kreppein and Gigi Williams. 


President’s Remarks

Requests regarding Spring programs have been fielded by coaches.  A page will be established and updated under the Skills tab to update the membership.



An update on key registration dates for the 2015-2016 given.  The Waitlist will open January 15, 2015. 


Girls Travel

The structure of the Girls Travel Program for 2015-2016 was discussed.  The proposed structure includes the extension of the CT Ice Cats partnership to the U-8, U-10 and U-19 age groups. The matter will be submitted to a vote at the next meeting.



The move of Dave Kreppein to the role of Travel Co-Director has created a vacancy for a House Co-Director.  A subcommittee has been form to nominate his successor and an announcement will be posted.



Larry Paredes presented the candidates for the role of Legal Counsel and SafeSport Coordinator.  Emerging from the same nomination process, a candidate for Secretary and Equipment role for the 2015-2016 season onward has emerged.  Questions were asked and answered, and at the conclusion thereof, with a quorum present, the interview committee made its recommendations that were put to the board for approval:

Michael Kadish nominated for the role of Legal Counsel and SafeSport Coordinator

                Approved – Mike Kadish will assume his role effective February 9, 2015.


With no further business to discuss, the meeting adjourned at 10:00pm.


Gigi Williams