[Closed] 2017 - March 26  


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MARCH 26, 2017

3:00 P.M.




Chris Ramirez, President

George Clark, Vice President

Adolph Varela, Board Member at Large #1

Arthur Loyda, Board Member at Large #2

Wesley Johnson, Board Member at Large #3

Emilio Gutierrez, Board Member at Large #4

Richard Salazar, Board Member at Large #5



Raul Apodaca. Secretary

John Johnson, Treasurer


  1. Meeting called to order 3:17 p.m. by Chris Ramirez

  2. Roll Call, see above.

  3. Executive Reports

Treasurer – none given

Secretary – none given

VP –


Committee Updates – none given

  1. Unfinished Business

  1. Board at Large mentoring program

Chris Ramirez had no further information to report at this time

  1. Liability Insurance

Chris Ramirez reported that the Sexual Harassment coverage has not been added due to an insurance questionnaire for which we don’t have policies that address these issues in our Operation Procedures.

  1. New Business

  1. Turn backs – association is experiencing a high volume of turn backs.  A concern was raised as to whether the assignor should contact member to determine if member wants to accept assignment or should assignor reassign to another member.  

A motion was made by A. Varela and seconded by A. Loyda to have the assignor reassign the turn backs.  Motion carried.  

A motion was made by A. Loyda and seconded by E. Gutierrez to raise the turn back fine to $25.00 when accepted games are turned back to umpire other baseball venues/little leagues, etc.  Motion carried.

  1. Conflicts of Interest – C. Ramirez expressed concern that the policy was not detailed enough to prevent conflicts of interest.  C. Ramirez is going to email the T.A.S.O. version to board member for review.

  2. Scratch list – E. Gutierrez made a motion to allow members to see school scratches only and was seconded by W. Johnson.  Motion carried.

  3. Pay Days – April 10, April 24, May 17

  4. Elections – Information will be posted on Website

  5. Banquet to be held May 17, 2017 at Lunchbox restaurant

  6. See A.

  7. Art Marquez – G. Clark made a motion to have EPHSUA pay Art Marquez ½ game fee

for 2 solo games worked, due to partner’s (David Jimenez) accident, the motion was seconded by R. Salazar.  Motion carried.  Also David Jimenez will asked for an accident report.

  1. Pat Mulvey’s meeting attendance appeal was denied

  2. Fabens arbiter pay  - C. Ramirez is working through these issues

  3. Test II is open – 11 members have passed

  4. General members are concerned that minutes have not been published on a timely basis.

  5. Partner evaluations trend -  top two concerns are communications a & professionalism

  6. Santiago Valdez – Board will compensate with one scrimmage credit for working a 3 hour scrimmage

  7. Lorenza Aquirre  - W. Johnson made a motion to require that she present a doctor’s release before she can be assigned games, R. Salazar seconded.  Motion carried.

  8. A. Varela made a motion to have the association pay game fees to umpires who were scheduled to call Fabens/Cathedral game.  Game was not played due to scheduling error.  R. Salazar seconded.  Motion carried.

  1. Next Board Meeting – TBA

  2. Meeting adjourned , 4:28 p.m.







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