Board of Directors

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING AGENDA

Wednesday, July 6, 2011 7:30am - 5:00pm Paris Hotel, Meeting Room—Bordeaux

PARTICIPATING IN THE MEETING: Dr. Jay Hoffman, President; Dr. Jeffrey Stout, Vice-President; Dr. John McCarthy, Secretary/Treasurer; Dr. Jill Bush, Dr. Rodney Gaines, Dr. Michael Ma, Dr. Todd Miller, Mr. Mike Nitka, and Mr. Chat Williams.

ALSO PRESENT: Dr. Alan Kinniburgh, Executive Director; Kim Ginter, Deputy Executive Director; Joni Costa, Executive Assistant; staff Senior Directors: Boyd Epley, David Sandler and Lee Madden; and staff Directors: David Ashley, Keith Cinea, Scott Douglas, Curtis Lords, Virginia Meier and Torrey Smith.

8:02AM CALL TO ORDER BY DR. JAY HOFFMAN
8:05AM PRESIDENT’S COMMENTS BY DR. JAY HOFFMAN
8:25AM AUDITOR’S REPORT BY JILL GOODWIN & LEE MADDEN
8:45AM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT BY DR. ALAN KINNIBURGH

Reports 

  • NSCAF Report (Dr. Lee Brown)
  • SCJ Report (Dr. Jeff Chandler & Keith Cinea)
  • JSCR Report (Dr. William Kraemer & Keith Cinea)
  • NSCA Japan (Mr. Ryoji Abe)
  • NSCA Korea (Dr. Wanki Lim)

 

Motions, Discussion Items, and Reports
 
Resolutions
 
2011.07.06.01 Passed Unanimously
Topic: Minute Approval, March 25, 2011
Motion Proposed By: Dr. Jay Hoffman
Motion Seconded By: Mr. Chat Williams
Proposed Motion: That the Board of Directors approves the minutes from the February 28, 2011 meeting.
Resolution: That the Board of Directors approves the minutes from the February 28, 2011 meeting.
Staff Support: Dr. Alan Kinniburgh
 
2011.07.06.02 Passed by vote of 8, 1 recusal (Miller)
Topic: Approval of NSCA Fellows
Motion Proposed By: Dr. Jay Hoffman
Motion Seconded By: Dr. John McCarthy
Proposed Motion: That the Board of Directors approves Dr. Todd Miller and Dr. David Szymanski as Fellows of the NSCA, as recommended by the Fellowship Review Committee. Furthermore, the Board of Directors supports the Fellowship Review Committee’s recommendation to not approve Mr. Steve Bliss at this time.
Resolution: That the Board of Directors approves Dr. Todd Miller and Dr. David Szymanski as Fellows of the NSCA, as recommended by the Fellowship Review Committee.
Staff Support: Kim Ginter
 
2011.07.06.03 Passed Unanimously
Topic: Revisions to the NSCA Fellow application deadline
Motion Proposed By: Dr. Jay Hoffman
Motion Seconded By: Dr. Jeffrey Stout
Proposed Motion: That the Board of Directors approves revisions to the Fellowship Application deadline, as recommended by the Fellowship Review Committee; the application deadline would be changed from: The Fellow deadline for review is Nov 1st & May 1st, to the following: The Fellow deadline for review is May 1st.
Resolution: That the Board of Directors approves revisions to the Fellowship Application deadline, as recommended by the Fellowship Review Committee; the application deadline would be changed from: The Fellow deadline for review is Nov 1st & May 1st, to the following: The Fellow deadline for review is May 1st.
Staff Support: Kim Ginter
 
2011.07.06.04 Passed Unanimously
Topic: Advanced Personal Trainer—Special Populations Certification
Motion Proposed By: Mr. Chat Williams
Motion Seconded By: Dr. Jill Bush
Proposed Motion: That the Board of Directors approves continued progression of the Advanced Personal Trainer – Special Populations Certification.
Resolution: That the Board of Directors approves continued progression of the Advanced Personal Trainer – Special Populations Certification.
Staff Support: Torrey Smith
 
2011.07.06.05 Passed Unanimously
Topic: TSAC Certification Committee
Motion Proposed By: Dr. Todd Miller
Motion Seconded By: Mr. Mike Nitka
Proposed Motion: That the Board of Directors charges the Executive Director to form a planning committee for a standalone TSAC Certification.
Resolution: That the Board of Directors charges the Executive Director to form a planning committee for a standalone TSAC Certification.
Staff Support: Torrey Smith
 
2011.07.06.06 Postponed
Topic: Certification Committee Statement of Purpose
Motion Proposed By: Dr. Todd Miller
Motion Seconded By: Dr. Jay Hoffman
Proposed Motion: That the Board of Directors approves the Certification Committee Statement of Purpose.
Resolution: Postponed.
Staff Support: Torrey Smith
 
2011.07.06.07 Passed Unanimously
Topic: NSCA Foundation Grants
Motion Proposed By: Dr. Jay Hoffman
Motion Seconded By: Dr. Jeffrey Stout
Proposed Motion: That the Board of Directors charges the NSCA Foundation to conform to best practices concerning grants and grant contracts.
Resolution: That the Board of Directors charges the NSCA Foundation to conform to best practices concerning grants and grant contracts.
Staff Support: Curtis Lords
 
2011.07.06.08 Withdrawn
Topic: NSCA Foundation Scholarships
Motion Proposed By: Dr. Jay Hoffman
Motion Seconded By: Mr. Mike Nitka
Proposed Motion: That the Board of Directors charges the NSCA Foundation to conform to best practices concerning scholarships and scholarship contracts.
Resolution: Withdrawn.
Staff Support: Curtis Lords
 
2011.07.06.09 Passed Unanimously
Topic: Membership—Going Green Initiative
Motion Proposed By: Mr. Chat Williams
Motion Seconded By: Dr. Jill Bush
Proposed Motion: That the Board of Directors charges the Executive Director to implement the Go-Green initiative as presented in the NSCA Membership Proposal.
Resolution: That the Board of Directors charges the Executive Director to implement the Go-Green initiative as presented in the NSCA Membership Proposal.
Staff Support: Curtis Lords
 
2011.07.06.10 Passed Unanimously
Topic: Membership—Associate Membership Category
Motion Proposed By: Mr. Chat Williams
Motion Seconded By: Dr. Jeffrey Stout
Proposed Motion: That the Board of Directors charges the Executive Director to implement the proposed Associate Membership as described in the NSCA Membership Proposal.
Resolution: That the Board of Directors charges the Executive Director to implement the proposed Associate Membership as described in the NSCA Membership Proposal.
Staff Support: Curtis Lords
 
2011.07.06.11 Passed Unanimously
Topic: Membership—Married Partner Membership Category
Motion Proposed By: Mr. Chat Williams
Motion Seconded By: Dr. Todd Miller
Proposed Motion: That the Board of Directors charges the Executive Director to discontinue the Married Partner Membership Category.
Resolution: That the Board of Directors charges the Executive Director to discontinue the Married Partner Membership Category.
Staff Support: Curtis Lords
 
2011.07.06.12 Postponed
Topic: Membership—Emeritus & Fellow Emeritus Memberships
Motion Proposed By: Dr. John McCarthy & Chat Williams
Motion Seconded By: Dr. Jill Bush
Proposed Motion: That the Board of Directors establishes emeritus and fellow emeritus memberships.
Resolution: Postponed.
Staff Support: Curtis Lords
 
2011.07.06.13 Passed Unanimously
Topic: Membership—Education Committee
Motion Proposed By: Dr. John McCarthy
Motion Seconded By: Dr. Jill Bush
Proposed Motion: That the Board of Directors approves the following individuals to serve on the Education Committee for three-year terms, as requested by the Education Committee: David Szymanski, Scott Senger, and Mark Blegen. Mark is to serve a second term and serve as committee chair (as selected by the committee).
Resolution: That the Board of Directors approves the following individuals to serve on the Education Committee for three-year terms, as requested by the Education Committee: David Szymanski, Scott Senger, and Mark Blegen. Mark is to serve a second term and serve as committee chair (as selected by the committee).
Staff Support: Curtis Lords
 
2011.07.06.14 Passed by vote of 8; 1 recusal (Hoffman)
Topic: Education—Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning (TSAC)
Motion Proposed By: Dr. John McCarthy
Motion Seconded By: Dr. Jeffrey Stout
Proposed Motion: That the Board of Directors approves Dr. Jay Hoffman and David Sandler to serve as editors for the Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning text.
Resolution: That the Board of Directors approves Dr. Jay Hoffman and David Sandler to serve as editors for the Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning text.
Staff Support: Keith Cinea
 
2011.07.06.15 Passed Unanimously
Topic: Rescind Motion 2010-07-14-12 for HPC Committee
Motion Proposed By: Dr. Jay Hoffman
Motion Seconded By: Mr. Mike Nitka
Proposed Motion: That the Board of Directors rescind/retire motion 2010-07-14-12.
Resolution: That the Board of Directors rescind/retire motion 2010-07-14-12.
Staff Support: Curtis Lords
 
2011.07.06.16 Passed Unanimously
Topic: Executive—Elections
Motion Proposed By: Dr. Jay Hoffman
Motion Seconded By: Mr. Mike Nitka
Proposed Motion: That the Board of Directors charges the Executive Director to contract with an independent company to accrue and count all ballots for the National Office.
Resolution: That the Board of Directors charges the Executive Director to contract with an independent company to accrue and count all ballots for the National Office.
Staff Support: Dr. Alan Kinniburgh
 
2011.07.06.17 Passed Unanimously
Topic: Accounting—Investment Policy
Motion Proposed By: Dr. John McCarthy
Motion Seconded By: Mr. Mike Nitka
Proposed Motion: The Board directs the Executive Director, Senior Director of Finance and the Treasurer to develop an investment policy for the Association for review and approval at a future Board meeting. The Executive Director may appoint others to this committee as necessary.
Resolution: The Board directs the Executive Director, Senior Director of Finance and the Treasurer to develop an investment policy for the Association for review and approval at a future Board meeting. The Executive Director may appoint others to this committee as necessary.
Staff Support: Lee Madden
 
2011.07.06.18 Passed Unanimously
Topic: Publications—Research journal for special populations
Motion Proposed By: Mr. Chat Williams
Motion Seconded By: Mr. Mike Nitka
Proposed Motion: The Board directs the President to appoint an ad hoc committee to explore the potential establishment of a research journal in the area of strength and conditioning of special populations by the NSCA and also to identify highly qualified individuals as possible Editors-in-Chief of this journal. The committee shall report its findings to the Board of Directors at the next regularly-scheduled Board Meeting.
Resolution: The Board directs the President to appoint an ad hoc committee to explore the potential establishment of a research journal in the area of strength and conditioning of special populations by the NSCA and also to identify highly qualified individuals as possible Editors-in-Chief of this journal. The committee shall report its findings to the Board of Directors at the next regularly-scheduled Board Meeting.
Staff Support: David Sandler & Keith Cinea
 

MEETING WENT INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION AT 5:00PM. 

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