Members of the Association are welcome to attend any of the meetings listed below.
Winter Board Meeting – Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 6:30 pm at Yarmouth High School in Room 110.
Spring Board Meeting – Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm at Yarmouth High School.
Annual Meeting – Wednesday, May 23 at 6:30 pm at Yarmouth High School.
Minutes of Board Of Directors Meeting Thursday, February 8, 2108
Attendees: Ryan Cote ’92, Tony Fortin ’77, Mark Gould ’83, Kristen Dennison Miles ‘93, Aric Walton ’00 Ex Officio: Ben Soule
Absentees: Bonnie Faulkner ’77, Sean Gallivan ‘94, Christie Smith Harriman ’74, Jennifer Woodman Lainey ‘83, Adam Nyhan ’94, Claudette Powers Simms ’77, Joe Siviski ’00, Jason Sulham ‘95
The meeting was postponed twice – January 16th and February 7th – due to snow storms which closed the Yarmouth schools. A number of Board members could not readjust their schedules to attend the meeting. Hence we did not have a quorum, and no official business was transacted.
Members in attendance discussed a wide range of issues, including:
*Finances – checking account stands at $9,243.05. *Current and future programming
*Job description of YAA Coordinator
*Transition to new YAA Coordinator
*Core values of the YAA Respectfully Submitted,
MINUTES of 2017 ANNUAL MEETING
Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 6:30 pm
Flex Room at YHS
The purpose of this Association shall be to bring together graduates of Yarmouth High School, and individuals who have attended the Yarmouth schools, in order to promote alumni spirit and camaraderie through communications and reunions, to locate alumni, to preserve and perpetuate ongoing relationships between alumni and faculty, to stimulate their interest in the present school system, and to conduct programs which promote the welfare of the school system and the larger community.
I. President Aric Walton called the meeting to order; Ryan Cote read the Mission Statement.
II. Minutes of the April BOD meeting were approved.
III. Ryan Cote presented the financial report. With a month to go in the fiscal year, the checking account balance at People’s United Bank stood at $8,547.43.
IV. Election of Board Members: Ryan Cote ’92, Tony Fortin ’77, and Aric Walton ’00 were elected to their second three-year terms on the Board, ending at the Annual Meeting in 2020.
V. Election of Officers: The following officers were elected for the 2017-2018 year:
President – Ryan Cote ‘92
Vice President – Mark Gould ‘83
Secretary – Jason Sulham ‘95
Clerk – Joseph Siviski ‘00
VI. Program Committee
*Members appoved the purchase of a new tent for YAA events, not to exceed a cost of $1,600.
*Sign-ups for the Golf Scramble on July 21st at Toddy Brook Golf Club are going well.
*There will be a Happy Hour at Carpe Diem on Main Street in Yarmouth on Wednesday, May 31st.
*The new YAA website has been launched. Jenn Lainey and Kristin Miles continue to maintain the YAA Facebook page. Postings on Facebook appear on the website as well.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETINGS
The Board holds three meetings a year: in the fall, the winter, and the spring. The date, time, and place of these meeting will be announced on the webpage. The Fall 2017 meeting will take place at Yarmouth High School on Wednesday, September 13, 2017.
Each of the standing committees meets on an occasional basis. Contact the committee chair for the time and date of their meetings.