Sunday, March 26, 2023 - 7pm
Hosted virtually via Zoom, with Online Voting provided by Nemovote
Voting Credentials Registration Deadline - 3pm on Sunday March 26th\
Documents for 2023 AGM
Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association 2023 Annual General Meeting
Selection of Officers and Directors
At the 2023 AGM, we will select three (3) Class B Directors and select a Secretary.
The candidates for these Board positions have been submitted to, and reviewed by the Nominating Committee. The following is our current slate of candidates:
- At-large Director (3 Class B positions - four year terms)
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Nominations will open January 3, 2023. If you are interested in running for a position, please send your submission to Michael Borislow, Executive Director of Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association. Submissions must be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Submissions should include the following:
Statement of why you would like to serve on the Board of Directors including what skills you would bring to the Board
General resume that outlines your relevant work experience as well as your experience with soccer in general
* Submitted information may be posted on the Mass Youth Soccer website.
All submissions are due by Tuesday, January 24, 2023, and voting for Board positions will take place at the Virtual Annual General Meeting on Sunday March 26, 2023.
Other Important Deadline Dates:
Constitution & Bylaw Change proposals due Tuesday, January 24, 2023 (required 60 days priors to AGM)
Slate of candidates approved by the Nominations Committee will be submitted to the state office no later than Wednesday, February 8, 2023 (required 45 days prior to AGM)
Self-nomination submittal process due Sunday March 5, 2023 (21 days prior to the AGM)
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.
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 by the President, Vice President, Secretary, or Treasurer of the Organization or affiliated League; and must be sent electronically to Jaime Balboni - email@example.com (designated Mass Youth Soccer Clerk) prior to 1pm on March 26, 2023. A Delegate proxy designates an individual to be the sole voting representative for the Organization or affiliated League for the entire AGM.
All individuals intending to run for a Board of Directors position with Massachusetts Youth Soccer must be affiliated with one or more current Members of the Association in good standing. No one person may hold simultaneously any two or more of the offices of President, Treasurer, and Secretary/Clerk. Any other two offices may be held by the same person. No Director may be a full time Mass Youth Soccer employee; provided, any Director may also act in one or more of the following capacities: part-time instructor, part-time player development coach, or ODP coach.
To access information regarding the roles and responsibilities of the respective open positions, click the Mass Youth Soccer By-Laws link below:
Massachusetts Youth Soccer By-Laws
Massachusetts Youth Soccer Policies and Procedures