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Annual General Meeting - Director Nominations 2019

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Saturday, March 9, 2019

Check-In Starts at 9:00 AM

Meeting Starts Promptly at 10:00 AM

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel

99 Erdman Way, Leominster MA 01453


Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association 2019 Annual General Meeting

Selection of Officers and Directors


The following Board of Directors position will be open for election at the 2019 AGM. Nominations are welcome for the following positions:

  • Secretary

  • At-large Director (3 positions)

Nominations will open December 7, 2019. If you are interested in running for a position, please send your submission to Michael Borislow, Executive Director of Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association. Submissions can by e-mailed to or sent to Mass Youth Soccer Assoc., 512 Old Union Turnpike, Lancaster, MA 01523. 

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 Wednesday, January 9, 2019, and voting for Board positions will take place at the Annual General Meeting on Saturday, March 9 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Leominster.

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:  The position descriptions are located in Bylaws, Section 6, page 14. The description of the Director position is located in Policies, Section 1.04, page 3.

Massachusetts Youth Soccer By-Laws

Massachusetts Youth Soccer Policies


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.