2014 Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes: February 2014

6:00 p.m.  CenturyLink Field

Present (25 of 44): Samuel Chesneau, Cameron Collins, Paul Cox, Michael Dollard, Woody Favinger , Leann Johnson, Roberta King, Angelica Mendoza, Greg Mockos, Kris Mydske, Jerry Neil, Randy Nunez, Matt Oak,
Likkit Pocinwong, Brian Prouty, Daniel Roe, Heather Satterberg, Stephanie Steiner, Patrick Van Der Hyde, Dylan Vanderhoof,  Kristina Vaughn, Kelly Weiler, Glenn White, Mark Winchester,  Brian Winchester

Guests: Taylor Graham, Shelly Peterson

Next meeting: TBD

I.       Introductions – Paul Cox

II.     Officer Elections – Paul Cox

  • President – Paul Cox (unopposed)
  • Vice President – Daniel Roe (unopposed)
  • Secretary
    • Roberta King and Angelica Mendoza nominated
    • Angelica elected

III.    Away Ticket Allocation – Taylor Graham

  • Plan proposed for PDX and VAN away match ticketing
    • Allocation amount the same as 2013 season
    • All tickets offered first to supporter groups with cutoff date to purchase of three weeks prior to the match
    • Any remaining tickets at three weeks prior offered to season ticket holders
      • Taylor developing a plan for distributing tickets online to be printed by purchaser
      • Available on first-come, first-served basis
      • Notice re general admission, obstructed views, early entrance/late exit, etc. to be provided to all purchasers
    • Council passed motion to have the Club handle PDX and VAN away match ticketing as described

IV.   Old Business

  1. Sounders 40th Anniversary – Likkit Pocinwong
  • Likkit, Daniel Roe and Glenn White designed anniversary patch
    • Will be applied to all third kits
    • Design is protected as created in-house and FO supported
  • FO in process of selecting fan quotes and photos for tunnel display gathered from #SFC40 social media campaign
  • Third kit and anniversary apparel will be available in the ProShop next week
  • A memory will be presented at every match (e.g., a player, moment or fan)
  • Official celebration will take place during the October 10 match versus VAN
  • Videotapes and 16 mm film since 1976 have been secured
    • Will be reviewed for use throughout celebration
    • Will be digitized and archived properly
  • Retro jerseys were not possible based on commercial guidelines of the League and inability to mass produce in eight months
  • Submit any ideas to Shelly Peterson and/or Likkit for consideration
  • Third kit will launch on March 3 at special ProShop event for VIPs
  • Question raised re Joe Roth funding new banners to go up in the stadium; Taylor to investigate
  1. Constitution and Bylaws Amendments – Cameron Collins
  • Proposed amendments were presented at November Council meeting
  • Cameron presented redlined version for review
  • President, Vice President and Secretary positions only as we do not have a budget to warrant a Treasurer
  • Roberta King will send typographical and grammatical changes to Cameron
  • Roberta presented a number of substantive amendments
  • Motion to package amendments from both Cameron and Roberta as one and accept as presented unanimously passed
  • Point of order raised re sufficient number to constitute quorum
    • 24 of 44 members present for vote
    • Quorum established
  1. Council Voting Website – Leann Johnson/Daniel Roe
  • Site updated to prevent additional votes once threshold of 25 is met
  • Noticed issue with viewing via Internet Explorer
  • Any member bio updates to be provided to Daniel by February 28
  1. Alliance Logo – Daniel Roe
  • Glenn White presented a resolution to remove Root Sports from the Alliance logo
  • Resolution passed last season
  • FO updated logo without further Council involvement

Motion to adjourn and move New Business items to March meeting passed