AMERICAN YOUTH SOCCER ORGANIZATION (“AYSO”)
EXECUTIVE MEMBER ADVISORY
Preliminary Information and Deadlines for the 2015 NAGM and
Availability of Audited Financial Statements for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2014
Dear AYSO Executive Members:
We are providing this advisory to all AYSO Executive Members in our continuing efforts to provide you with advance information about the 2015 National Annual General Meeting (“NAGM”) and other matters regarding AYSO’s corporate governance.
1. 2015 NAGM Basics
Date: Friday, May 22-Sunday, May 24, 2015
Place: JW Marriott, Phoenix Desert Ridge, Arizona
Early Registration Begins: January 19, 2015
For more information and continuing updates: www.ayso.org
2. Nomination of Candidates for the AYSO National Board of Directors and National President
At the 2015 NAGM, AYSO will elect three (3) Directors to the National Board of Directors and will elect the National President. Pursuant to AYSO's National Bylaw 4.04, candidates may be nominated in any of the three following ways:
a. Deadline to Submit a Nomination to the Nominating Commission: January 7, 2015
Any person may submit to the AYSO Nominating Commission a Nomination Form (available on the AYSO website) proposing a candidate, including himself or herself, for nomination to the AYSO National Board of Directors or as President of AYSO. The Nomination Form must be received at the AYSO National Office by Wednesday, January 7, 2015 for consideration by the Nomination Commission.
b. Deadline to Submit a Nomination by Petition of Executive Members: March 7, 2014
Six (6) executive members or more may submit a petition to the AYSO National Office nominating a candidate or candidates to the National Board of Directors or as President of AYSO. The Nomination Petition must be received at the AYSO National Office by Saturday, March 7, 2015.
c. Nomination at NAGM
Any Executive Member present at the NAGM in person or by proxy may nominate candidates for election to the National Board of Directors and/or for election as President of AYSO. Procedures for such nominations will be described in the materials posted in connection with the NAGM.
All persons nominated for the National Board of Directors or President must have a current volunteer application form on file at the National Office or they will not be considered or proposed.
3. Amendments to the AYSO Bylaws or Rules & Regulations (“R&Rs”)
Deadline to Submit Proposed Amendments to the AYSO Bylaws and R&Rs: March 12, 2015
Any Executive Member may propose amendments to AYSO’s Bylaws or Rules & Regulations for consideration at the 2015 NAGM. The proposed amendment must be received at the AYSO National Office by Thursday, March 12, 2015 and must be submitted in writing in accordance with the amendment procedures that are available on the AYSO website for the NAGM.
4. Availability of AYSO’s Audited Financial Statements
A copy of the audited financial statements may be obtained by Executive Members upon written request to Frankie Shabsin at the AYSO National Office.
Nomination forms, nomination petitions, proposed amendments sent to the “AYSO National Office” referred to above, must be sent to the following address:
American Youth Soccer Organization
Attention: Frankie Shabsin
19750 South Vermont Avenue, Suite 200, Torrance, CA 90502
Fax -- (310) 525-1155 or e-mail -- firstname.lastname@example.org
December 5, 2015
National Executive Director
American Youth Soccer Organization