Monday Morning News – August 30, 2021
August 30 – Fall Golf Competitions Begin
August 31 – Hardship Review
September 1 – Fall Sports Information Due Online
September 1 – Spirit, Swimming, Wrestling Officials Registration Due
September 6 – NMAA Office Closed
September 7 – NMAA Activities Council Meeting
September 8 – NMAA Board of Directors Meeting
September 14 – Hardship Review
September 15 – Membership Contracts & Fees Due
IN THE NEWS:
2021 NMAA/NMADA FALL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
The 2021 NMAA & NMADA Fall Leadership Conference will take place September 25-27 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Albuquerque. The conference will feature the NMAA/NMOA Hall of Fame Banquet on Saturday the 25th, several NIAAA Leadership Training Courses on Sunday the 26th along with the NMAA Foundation Golf Tournament, a general session for mid school athletic directors and additional networking opportunities during the NMADA Social. Monday the 27th will then feature numerous professional development opportunities along with the NMAA’s Annual Report & Meeting of Schools – these sessions are mandatory as each school must be represented by their athletic director or designee. Full Conference information along with the registration form can be accessed from the main page of the NMAA website. If you have questions pertaining to the 2021 Fall Conference, please contact NMAA Assistant Director Tammy Richards at (505) 923-3278 or email@example.com.
MEMBERSHIP DUES, FEES AND CONTRACTS
Membership dues/fees and contracts have been mailed to all schools. Please be sure to submit these to the NMAA by September 15, 2021. If you have not received either of these, or have any questions regarding membership contracts, please contact Alissa Wesbrook at 505-923-3266 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions regarding membership dues and fees please contact Shari Kessler-Schwaner at 505-923-3279 or email@example.com.
MEMBER SCHOOL’S “OFFICIAL VOTER” DESIGNATION
NMAA Bylaw 3.12.1 states “The administrative head of each member school, with local Board of Education approval, appoints the “Official Voter” for the school. The “Official Voter” is the school’s voting representative for all matters pertaining to the business of the NMAA when the referendum is required.” NMAA Bylaw 3.9.2 requires that the “Official Voter”, and other staff information, is posted on MaxPreps on or before September 16. If you have any questions, please contact Assistant Director, Tyler Dunkel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NMAA HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS
We are currently seeking nominations for the NMAA Hall of Fame. The nomination form for the NMAA Hall of Fame can be found by clicking here. Nominations are due by September 24th, 2021. If you have any questions about either of these awards, please contact Chris Kedge at email@example.com
ATHLETIC TRAINER ALL ACCESS PASS
All athletic trainers need an NMAA All Access pass to gain complimentary entrance into NMAA sanctioned events, including state championships. Please have your athletic trainer fill out the online application and submit it to the NMAA by August 31,, 2021 in order to receive a pass for the year. The application form is available here.