2014 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel
Registration Begins at 9:00 AM
Meeting Commences at 10:00 AM
NOMINATING COMMITTEE Bob Trudeau, Secretary/Clerk, Massachusetts Youth Soccer CHAIRMAN, Fred Corey, MSRC Area Referee Administrator, Northeast Region, Maura Doyle, Third Vice President, Boston Area Youth Soccer, Randy Ellis, President, South Shore Soccer League, Tom Rivet, At Large Director, Massachusetts Youth Soccer
NOMINATING COMMITTEE SLATE OF CANDIDATES
Executive Vice-President David Amidon Director Instructional Programs Howie Blatt Director Recreation Programs Nancy Hart and David Lauffer
Director Leagues Committee Open
Director At-Large District 3 Terence Ciavarra and Caryn Goulet
Director At-Large District 5 Michael Borislow, Maurizio Fabbo and Scott Kelley
To see profiles on each Candidate
PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO BY-LAWS AND POLICIES For a detailed look at the Proposed Changes to By-laws
BYLAW 1.03.4. The Nominating Committee shall consist of five (5) persons: Four (4) persons appointed by the President, at least two (2) of whom shall not be then-serving Directors, and one (1) person designated by the Leagues Committee, who shall not be a then-serving Director. The Nominating Committee shall designate its Chairperson from that number. The Nominating Committee shall report its slate of proposed candidates to the President and the Executive Director no later than 45 days* preceding the AGM. The Executive Director shall distribute the list of nominations to every Organization, affiliated League, and Director promptly following submission of the list of nominees by the Nominating Committee.
Other candidates may be nominated by a writing signed by, or on behalf of at least five (5) Members and/or Directors and received by the President and the Executive Director at least twenty-one (21) days before the AGM. Any such nomination shall be accompanied by a résumé of the candidate setting forth all of the candidate’s applicable experience and a personal statement from the candidate setting forth the candidate’s reason’s for standing for election.
No person shall be eligible to be elected to an office who has not been nominated as provided herein. The Nominating Committee shall be charged with the responsibility of ensuring that the selection process results in those candidates being nominated who have a significant history of prior service to youth soccer and are able to fulfill the duties of the office to which such candidate shall stand for election.
* decreased from 60 days by vote of the Board of Directors.
VOTING BY PROXY
- Procedures on Voting at the Massachsuetts Youth Soccer Association, Inc. Annual General Meeting are governed by the Association's Constitution. Below is the language of the Constitution describing the procedure for establishing a proxy for a Delegate at the Annual General Meeting...
A Delegate may only represent a single Organization or affiliated League to vote at the AGM. Delegates may be present to vote or be represented by a proxy. Each Organization and affiliated League must submit a written list of
its voting Delegates and alternates prior to the AGM.
8.05. Delegate Proxy
A valid Delegate proxy must be made in writing on the letterhead of the Organization or affiliated League; must be dated and signed bythe President, Vice President, Secretary, or Treasurer of the Organization or affiliated League; and must be presented to the Mass Youth Soccer Secretary/Clerk prior to, or at the commencement of the AGM. A Delegate proxy designates an individual to be the sole voting representative for the Organizationor affiliated League for the entire AGM.