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DYHA Holds Annual Meeting, Elects New Board of Directors

By DYHA Board of Directors, 05/31/16, 3:15PM EDT

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DYHA Holds Annual Meeting, Elects New Board of Directors

 

Dover Youth Hockey held its annual meeting on May 16th. Among the topics discussed were the 2016-17 budget, travel team scholarship selection process and other operational planning for the 2016-17 season, including coaching, game and practice scheduling and referee planning.  The minutes from the annual meeting will be posted to the Board of Directors section of the DYHA website once finalized and approved.  

During the meeting a new Board of Directors was also chosen.  New members will serve a 3 year term with executive officer positions being elected on an annual basis.  Marc Behan and PJ Bandouveres will continue to serve as board members and will be joined by:

Jeremy Forest (son plays for GSW Squirt Majors) 

Sean McIntyre (son plays for GSW Squirt Minors)

Samantha Grace (daughter plays for Stars Peewee 1)

Mike Aceto (3 sons play for GSW Squirt Majors, GSW Mite Majors and Mite Development)

Scott Hamel (son plays for Stars Peewee 1)  

 

Elected Executive Officers for 2016-17:

Jeremy Forest- President

Marc Behan- Vice President

Sean McIntyre- Treasurer

Samantha Grace-Secretary

 

The new board would like to thank the departing board members for their time, hard work and dedication to the organization over the past several years.  Thank you Tracie Baccon, Kim Fuller, Ryan Kaichen, Joe Riche and Dan Furman!

As we prepare for the 2016-17 season the board will be looking at ways to build on the great hockey experience being provided for all DYHA players.  We encourage you stay up-to-date with organizational developments, new and events via the DYHA website and Facebook page.  

We ask for your continued support and we hope to encourage increased volunteerism.  As a non-profit organization we are helped tremendously by the donation of time.  The board will soon be selecting members for various steering committees.  A list of committees will be published soon and we invite anyone who is interested in participating on a particular committee, or is willing to help out in any capacity, to email your interest to dyhapresident@doverhockey.org.

The board will also be working to foster an increased level of communication between the BOD, coaches and parents.  Starting at the end of June, a monthly letter from the president will be published to provide a more regular update on organizational activities.

Parents are also encouraged to attend any of the board meetings.  All meetings are open to the public.  The date of each upcoming meeting can be found at the top of the “Board Meeting Minutes” page of the website. 

Lastly, if you would like to communicate any ideas, questions or comments, please email dyhapresident@doverhockey.org or speak directly to one of the board members or Mike Young, our Director of Hockey Operations.