Cape Cod Senior Softball Board of Directors Meeting
May 17, 2022, 2:00 PM, Harwich Community Center
Members present: Wayne Draeger, Peter Cutler, Jim Gunning, Michael Barry, Ben Caswell, Jim Gresis, Bob Callahan, William Eagan, Bill Prodgers, and Debbie Connors (zoom). Guests: Van Khachadoorian, Charlie Salerno. Not Present: John Hession, Peter Strand
Meeting called to order by Wayne Draeger at 2:00 pm.
Approval of Board Minutes – April 29, 2022
Motion to accept the minutes was made by Bob Callahan, seconded by Bill Eagan, and passed unanimously.
Treasurer’s Report- Deferred until next meeting.
Discussion on 2022 season launch –Division Presidents
Motion to allow the Division Presidents to set their own rules on the use of courtesy catchers in 2022 season games. Motion made by Bill Eagan, seconded by Bob Callahan, passed, 5 in favor, 3 opposed.
The viable options are:
3. Do not allow courtesy catchers. A team with less than 11 defensive players would need to cover this position with one of their players.
Managers need to inform the umpires of these arrangements prior to the start of these games.
Pool Player Policy Alternative– Jim Gresis
Pool Player Policy
- Permanent and Regular Pool Players
Motion to add the language “In divisions with ‘bye’ teams, players from that team may play as pool players for other teams with the approval of the Division President (if no regular Pool players are available) made by Mike Barry, seconded by Bob Callahan.
Amendment to original Motion to include language Players from “idle” teams. Amendment passed, 5 in Favor, 2 Opposed.
Amended motion passed, 5 in Favor, 2 Opposed.
Motion to engage Paul Drake as the league photographer and pay him $1,000 for the season. Motion passed, 5 in favor, 1 abstained.
Bob Callahan moved to adjourn to an executive session at 3:15 pm to discuss a personnel matter, seconded by Bill Prodgers and passed.
The Board reconvened from executive session at 3:27 pm and resumed its regular meeting.
Bill Eagan moved to adjourn the meeting at 3:50pm, seconded by Bob Callahan and passed.
Future Meeting Dates
Third Tuesdays each month, 2PM – Harwich Community Center
6/21, 7/19, 8/16, 9/20