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DOBSON HIGH SCHOOL
2nd Annual Cow Chip Bingo!!

CASH PRIZES $1000 $500 $250

COST $20 — Get your tickets here!

Tickets also available at the Gate

 

Saturday April 2nd – Dobson Football Field

Gates Open at 6pm

Let’s give a round of virtual applause and congratulations to the new 2016 Board Members for your Dobson Football Booster Club!

 

President – Amanda Jenkins

Vice President, Special Events – Kim Stratman

Co-Vice President, Fundraising – Angela Almanza

Co-Vice President, Fundraising – Susan Hernandez

 

Your Booster Club Bylaws contain the primary responsibilities for each position and other positions that remain open.

Monthly Member Meeting Minutes

Dobson High School – 1501 W Guadalupe Rd Room S2

December 8, 2015 – 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Time Topic Description Topic Leader
6:15pm
  • Assembly/meet & greet
Informal
6:30pm
  • Meeting Commencement / Introductions & Welcome New Attendees
    • Michelle motioned for the meeting to start at 6:38pm, Amanda was 2nd, all in favor and none opposed
Michelle Masters
6:35pm
  • Secretary’s Report
    • Review of prior meeting’s minutes – Amanda will email out for a vote.
Amanda Jenkins
6:45pm
  • Coach’s Report
    • Coach went over Justification for Wish List (Handed out sheets on this)
    • Coach would like to vote on the Lawn Mower, paying $5,000 and having the district cover the
    • Michelle motioned for Railroad Ties for $240, Kim was 2nd, all in favor and none opposed
George De La Torre
7:15pm
  • President’s Report
    • Michelle suggested that we put in and vote on expenses for the 2016 so that there is no voting going on later in the year you can just write the check because it has already been approved
    • All new email accounts have been changed and as of the beginning of the year and will send out the information
Michelle Masters
7:30pm
  • Treasurer’s Report
    • Review September Transaction reports and Bank Statement – Sarah motioned to approve financials and Amanda was 2nd, all in favor and none opposed
    • Ending checking balance $26,639.19
    • Ending savings balance $25
    • Golf made $4,323.54
    • Cow Chip Bingo made $14,430.22
    • Concession made about $5,000
    • Overall Net Income $7,602.40 thru November
Sarah Young
7:45pm
  • Fundraising VP’s Report
    • nothing at this time
Colleen Reed
8:00pm
  • Special Events VP’s Report
    • Highlight Night – Stella thanked the coach and said it went good
    • Awards Night – Stella also thanked coach and said it went good.
      • Coach would like the opportunity to be a part of the senior gifts because he would like to  be able to make them more special. He also suggested doing a banquet with food and awards for seniors separate then the awards night
Stella Garibo
8:15pm
  • Team Meals
    • Angela not present at meeting
Angela Almanza
8:45pm
  • Recap task assignments – Amanda and Michelle need to get together, Kim and Stella have met and they are meeting again, Colleen has met with Angela and Angela will meet with Susan
  • Meeting Adjournment – Michelle motioned to end the motioned the meeting at  7:51pm, Sarah was 2nd, all in favor and none opposed
Michelle Masters

Monthly Member Meeting Minutes

Dobson High School – 1501 W Guadalupe Rd Room S2

November 10, 2015 – 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Time Topic Description Topic Leader
6:15pm
  • Assembly/meet & greet
Informal
6:30pm
  • Meeting Commencement / Introductions & Welcome New Attendees
  • Michelle motioned to start the meeting, Amanda was 2nd, all in favor and none opposed at 6:35pm
  • No new members today
Michelle Masters
6:35pm
  • Secretary’s Report
    • Review of prior meeting’s minutes – Amanda motioned to approve the minutes, Michelle was 2nd, all in favor and none opposed.
Amanda Jenkins
6:45pm
  • Coach’s Report
  • Coach is turning in the request for Hudl and Sarah received it
  • Michelle motioned to pay Hudl which is $1,599, Stella was 2nd, all in favor and none opposed
  • He stated the boys know that they need to bring their yard signs on Thursday at Highlight Night
  • Awards have been ordered for all levels, Coach would like the booster to speak and have a table set out to recruit new members. The boys will be wearing ties with shirts for this event.
  • Helmet color will be different next year as it will be chrome and would be about $10 more per helmet. Coach would like for helmet touch ups to be a part of the budget next year
George De La Torre
7:15pm
  • President’s Report
  • Michelle migrated her account to google apps and everyone else needs to get theirs done.
Michelle Masters
7:30pm
  • Treasurer’s Report
    • Review October Transaction reports and Bank Statement – Sarah motioned, Colleen was 2nd, all in favor and none opposed
    • Savings account has $25
    • Checking account has $26,639.19, once all the items clear we will lad about $20,000 for the end of the year.  A couple checks need to be voted on and sent out today.
    • Concessions was right at $5,000, have to readjust some deposits because some spirit items may have been mixed in
Sarah Young
7:45pm
  • Fundraising VP’s Report
  • Concessions – Amanda is working on how much was sold per game compared to what we made. Amanda will kind of back figure out what was made to figure out how much was stolen.
  • Michelle and Scott are looking into getting the cages to prevent theft from happening again
  • Colleen has a check from Kona and will give to Sarah later
Colleen Reed
8:00pm
  • Special Events VP’s Report
    • Highlight Night – Coach will bring the projector for the highlight videos, we will sell media guides and decals also. Stella will be here at 5pm and whoever can come can come. Stella stated the player’s mentors will be there and the players will give their thank you letters to the mentors at that time.
  • Dairy Queen will be donating 6 decorated cakes
  • Stella’s husband was thinking about donating a balloon arc
  • Amanda gave Stella all the concession snacks and she will be putting together something together for the seniors with the leftover snacks
    • Award Night – is on 11/24 at 6:30pm in the Auditorium – all gifts will be given at Awards Night instead of Highlight Night.
    • Stella needs a check for Agape, Stella will email to Sarah
    • Stella needs a check for the Media Guides, Stella will email also
    • K&S which was the last polos that were ordered and when she gets the invoice she will submit that
    • Thank you cards where brought in for Michelle to write and then everyone will sign
Stella Garibo
8:15pm
  • Team Meals
  • Olive Garden with donating meals gave a pass that will give discounts to use online and Donna has them.
  • We have 20 banners on the fence with a total of $3,830 in donated money for the banner along with the ones that donated over $500 in team meals. Michelle will be doing thank you gifts for these business. Kim suggested that the highlight videos have a thank you slide with a thank you slide with logos and send a copy of the video to the sponsors.
  • Team Meals we are missing Olive Garden and Outback and so far we have $8,123 in donated team meals
  • Outback Dinner, we sold about 50 and still have about 150 to sell. Amanda will send an email out about this dinner
Angela Almanza
8:45pm
  • Vote for Board Positions – Amanda won President, Kim won Special Events, Fundraising will be Angela and Susan, Treasurer will be Chris Peacock, and Secretary will be Corie. Those in current positions will be helping and setting up the new members
  • Meeting Adjournment – Michelle motioned, Amanda/Stella was 2nd, all in favor and none opposed at 7:59pm
Michelle Masters

 

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We make every dollar count and your support will contribute directly to the teams. Thank you for your support!

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Parents, Guardians, and Friends of Dobson Football –

 

Please consider volunteering to support Dobson Football. Some examples of volunteer efforts include:

  • Staffing the concession stand during Home games
  • Building and painting yard signs for the players
  • Ordering food from local restaurants, picking up food
  • Chaperoning or supervising players during fundraising events
  • Serving food to the players for their pre-game meals
  • Soliciting donations and sponsorships from local businesses
  • Creating flyers for parents, players, sponsors, etc.
  • Coordinating volunteers for fundraising events
  • Taking notes during meetings
  • Maintaining this website
  • And much more!

The link below will take you to a form to send us your contact information and willingness to assist. Submitting this form does not commit you to providing a service; It simply indicates your willingness to try. We are all volunteers and appreciate your interest. After you submit your form, a member of the Dobson Football Booster Club will contact you with more information.
Click here to open the volunteer form.

Will you help us earn Fry’s Community Rewards Program money? If you’ve signed up to support us in the past, please check your registration because you have to recommit to us after the end of July each year.

 

Each Eligible Purchase you make increases our share of the money that Fry’s has allocated to groups like ours, Eligible Nonprofit Organizations, through its Community Rewards program! Fry’s currently allocates a total of $500,000 every 3 months. To help us get a piece of that, you need to Enroll your Fry’s V.I.P. Card for this program and select Dobson Football Booster Club as your organization.

 

You will continue to earn V.I.P. Rewards points on your purchases and there are no changes to the benefits that you receive from using your Fry’s V.I.P. Rewards Card.

 

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The Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA), as well as most other state athletic organizations, use a uniform set of rules created by The National Federation of High School Associations (also known as NFHS). NFHS publishes rules in 16 sports for boys and girls competition

Below are the signals the referees use when officiating High School football games.

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>> NOMINATION FORM HERE <<

IMPORTANT CHANGE – Booster meetings are typically held the 2nd Tuesday of each month. For November, this would fall on Veteran’s Day. As such, the November meeting was moved to Monday 11/10 in honor of Veteran’s day.

Dobson Families –

As a parent, guardian, coach, or adult-friend of Dobson Football, you are invited to join the Booster Club at any time. Simply attend one of our monthly meetings held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Use these times to get more information about upcoming events, provide input for those events, and/or help coordinate a wide variety of Booster Club activities that take place throughout the year – even during the off-season.

The Dobson Football Booster Club is governed by volunteers Board members who are elected each November during the general Booster Club meeting, the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Please consider running for one of these positions or attending the October and November meetings so that you can vote for the persons running for the positions. The position descriptions are included below.

You do not need to be a member of the Board to make a difference! If you simply want to vote in the November elections, you need to be a voting-eligible member. This happens upon attending your second consecutive Booster Club meeting. For example, those who attend the October meeting are eligible to vote at the November meeting when elections are held. Even if you plan to not vote, consider attending a few meetings each year and reading the meeting minutes that we post to our website (www.DobsonFootball.com).

Choosing to run for a Board position will give you have additional opportunities to provide direction for the Booster Club and work with the Coaches and School Administration on various events, fundraising, and supplemental volunteer the needs for all the Dobson Football teams – Freshman, JV, and Varsity. You can self-nominate for any position. We use an online nomination form, which can be accessed from our website (www.DobsonFootball.com). If you are nominating another person, that person must confirm his/her acceptance of your nomination prior to the elections taking place.

Remember, you must attend the October 14th meeting (in person or by proxy) to be eligible to vote at the November 11th meeting.

The Dobson Football Booster Club ByLaws, located on our website, contain additional details about the voting and proxy process. Please feel free to email us if you have any questions about these processes or the Board positions below (DobsonFootballBoosterClub@gmail.com).

Executive Board Positions

  • President: The President shall be the principal executive officer of the Booster Club and shall supervise and control all the business affairs of the Booster Club, including such duties as presiding at all meetings, communication between the Dobson Football Booster Club and the current Head Coach, Athletic Director and as necessary to the School Board, signing or authorizing all instruments which the Booster Club authorizes to be executed, and in general, shall perform all duties required of the office of President. For success in this position, a person in this position generally has leadership or managerial experience/skills.
  • Vice Presidents – Fundraising: This office is the most demanding and is held by two persons. Responsibilities include the coordination of all fundraising activities, such as: car washes, annual golf tournament, sponsorship drives, annual Media Guide advertising sales, concession stand coordination, and other fundraising activities. For success in this position, persons usually have event planning experience/skills and are comfortable soliciting funds from others.
  • Vice President – Special Events: This office coordinates special events such as: yard sign renovation & handouts, locker room setup, Media Guide compilation, team picture day volunteers, Senior night volunteers, Highlights Night parties for each team, and other special events as determined by the board members. For success in this position, a person often has event planning experience or similar planning skills.
  • Secretary: The Secretary is responsible for distributing agendas and capturing minutes for Booster Club meetings. This position is the custodian of records for the Booster Club, such as electronic copies of meeting minutes and other files, and keeps register of email addresses for each board member. The Secretary also works with the Membership Chair, and may serve as the Membership Chair if one is not elected, to determine voting rights of members at the start of each general membership meeting. For success in this position, a person typically has typing experience/skills and is comfortable using computers.
  • Treasurer: The Treasurer is responsible for all funds and/or securities of the Booster Club. This position coordinates the review and update of the Booster Club’s annual budget plan and uses an electronic accounting system to track all accounts receivable/payable. The Treasurer ensures that expenses are properly voted upon and initiates payment of expenses as approved according to the Booster Club by-laws. For success in this position, a person should have accounting or bookkeeping experience/skills and is comfortable using computers.

Officer Board Positions

  • Membership Chair: The Membership Chair is responsible for keeping an up-to-date membership list, including email addresses and contact information, and collecting a sign-in sheet from every meeting to then present to the Secretary for the meeting minutes. They are responsible for tracking who is eligible for voting within each Regular Board Meeting, including Proxy attendees. For success in this position, a person should have basic computer skills.
  • Members-at-Large: This position can be filled by up to  two (2) members. Members at Large are responsible for communications between the community and the Dobson Football Booster Club. This may include assisting the Team Representatives or other Board members  with their communications, such as Fundraising and Special Event marketing communications. This position is often asked to update the DobsonFootball.com website as well as sending Facebook posts and Twitter messages. Success in this position typically leverages talents in drafting communications, computer savvy, and possibly some website design understanding (although not necessary).
  • Team Representatives: Each team can have up to two (2) team representatives. The Team Representatives are responsible for making sure that information is being communicated to Dobson Football families. They also provide assistance to the Executive officer position to which they are assigned as indicated below:
    • Varsity Team Representative(s) assist the Vice President –  Fundraising
    • Junior Varsity Team Representative(s) assist the Vice Presidents – Special Events and President
    • Freshman Team Representative(s) assist the Secretary and Treasurer

*Freshman Team Representative(s) are commonly voted into their positions in May/June to represent the Freshman class during the Football fall season. JV positions cover until the Freshman positions are filled.