Category Archives: Meetings

April 2017 Board Meeting

The next Valley Ultimate Board meeting will take place on Tuesday, 4/25 from 7-8pm at Johnny’s Roadside Diner in Hadley, MA.

Anyone with any interest in helping grow Ultimate in the Valley is encouraged to attend! We will be discussing:

  • Summer event planning
    • Summer Solstice Hat
    • VU Youth Club Champs Program
    • Summer Leagues
  • Following through on our annual meeting strategic planning
  • Planning for the fall
  • Continued outreach to underserved areas
  • Much more!

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Annual Meeting Recap & March 2017 Meeting

The next Valley Ultimate board meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 28th from 7-8pm at the Bluebonnet Diner in Northampton, MA. Anyone with any interest in helping grow Ultimate in the Valley is welcome to attend! Help spread the word by inviting people to the Facebook event!

During the meeting we will be focusing on:

  • A recap of our 1st Annual Women’s Ultimate Day
  • YCC planning
  • Outreach programs to underserved areas
  • Volunteer management
  • Oxbow field site planning

Additionally, we will be pulling together a summary of the results of the strategic planning session we ran during our annual meeting. Major themes that came out of the session include:

  • Promoting women’s Ultimate
  • Expanding outreach
  • Introducing more adults to the sport
  • Promoting Spirit of the Game
  • Training more coaches

Come on out and help chart the course of Ultimate in the Valley!

February 2017 Board Meeting

Solstice SunThis event is being rescheduled to the end of March. The new date will be posted here as soon as it’s determined.

The February 2017 Board meeting will take place on Tuesday, 2/28/17 from 6-7pm at the Bluebonnet Diner in Northampton, MA. Anyone with any interest in helping grow Ultimate in the Valley is welcome to attend. Discussion topics will include:

  • Oxbow Event Planning
  • Outreach programs
  • Volunteer Management
  • Youth Club Champs 2017
  • Annual meeting recap
  • Whatever you’d like to bring up!

If you’re not a board member and you plan on attending the meeting, please email josh@valleyultimate.org so we can plan for the proper numbers at the diner.

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At the January meeting we planned expanded outreach initiatives, the first annual meeting, and our Women’s Ultimate Day.

Spring Scheduling Meeting & First Annual Annual Meeting!

Sunday, February 5, 2017, 11am – 2pm
Amherst Regional High School

11am – Come get your local team (college, high school, middle school) schedule set for the spring.

Then stick around for Valley Ultimate’s Annual Meeting where we’ll:

  • Outline of the upcoming year of Valley Ultimate activity
  • Take input on what to work on
  • Breakout into groups to discuss specific topics like leagues, hat tournaments, governance, youth development, and communication
  • Lots more!

Open to all – Hope to see you there!!

Facebook Event — Ask questions here!

January 2017 Board Meeting

Solstice SunThe January 2017 Board meeting will take place on Tuesday, 1/10/17 from 6-7pm at the Johnny’s Roadside Diner in Hadley, MA. Anyone with any interest in helping grow Ultimate in the Valley is welcome to attend. Discussion topics will include:

  • Oxbow Event Planning
  • Outreach programs
  • Volunteer Management
  • Youth Club Champs 2017
  • Hatgiving 2016 recap
  • Spring 2017 events
  • Whatever you’d like to bring up!

If you’re not a board member and you plan on attending the meeting, please email josh@valleyultimate.org so we can plan for the proper numbers at the diner.

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At the recent October meeting we discussed all of the above topics plus Hatgiving planning, spring events, youth club development ideas, and some updates from Jonathan Levy of New England Ultimate.

November 2016 Board Meeting

Solstice SunThe November 2016 Board meeting will take place on Tuesday, 11/15 from 6-7pm at the the Bluebonnet Diner in Northampton, MA. Anyone with any interest in helping grow Ultimate in the Valley is welcome to attend. Discussion topics will include:

  • The 3rd Annual Hatgiving tournament
  • Oxbow Event Planning
  • Outreach programs
  • Volunteer Management
  • Youth Club Champs 2017
  • Whatever you’d like to bring up!

If you’re not a board member and you plan on attending the meeting, please email josh@valleyultimate.org so we can plan for the proper numbers at the diner.

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At the recent October meeting we discussed all of the above topics plus spring events, youth club development ideas, and board-releated paperwork.

October 2016 Board Meeting

Solstice SunThe October 2016 Board meeting will take place on Wednesday, 10/26 from 7-8pm at the the Johnny’s Roadside Diner in Hadley, MA. Anyone with any interest in helping grow Ultimate in the Valley is welcome to attend. Discussion topics will include:

  • The 3rd Annual Hatgiving tournament
  • Oxbow Event Planning
  • Outreach programs
  • Coaching opportunities
  • Volunteer Management
  • Whatever you’d like to bring up!

If you’re not a board member and you plan on attending the meeting, please email josh@valleyultimate.org so we can plan for the proper numbers at the diner.

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At the recent September meeting we discussed all of the above topics plus a recap of our 5 events this summer and plans for youth development in 2017 – 2018.

September 2016 Board Meeting

2015-09-29 19.12.56The September 2016 Board meeting will take place on Wednesday, 9/21 from 7-8pm at the the Bluebonnet Diner in Northampton, MA. Anyone with any interest in helping grow Ultimate in the Valley is welcome to attend. Discussion topics will include:

  • The 3rd Annual Hatgiving tournament
  • Oxbow Event Planning
  • Outreach programs
  • Coaching opportunities

If you’re not a board member and you plan on attending the meeting, please email josh@valleyultimate.org so we can plan for the proper numbers at the diner.

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June 2016 Board Meeting Recap

Prize hats!The Valley Ultimate Board met for some great discussion and tasty ice cream last night! Here’s what we covered:

The upcoming Summer Solstice Hat Tournament coming up on Sunday, 6/19! The event is going to be so much fun! Register ASAP right here.

Our summer youth league playing opportunities.

How to best support our full slew of summer events:

Lots of great Ultimate going on!

June 2016 Board Meeting

2015-09-29 19.12.56The June 2016 Board meeting will take place on Monday, 6/13 at the Sugar Loaf Frostee in Sunderland, MA. Anyone with any interest in helping grow Ultimate in the Valley is welcome to attend. Discussion topics will include:

If you’re not a board member and you plan on attending the meeting, please email josh@valleyultimate.org.

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