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TYSA Semi-Annual Meeting Scheduled

Dec 30, 2015 12:08PM ● By Bill Gilman

(Editor's note: The following information was submitted by the TYSA.)

TYSA will hold its Semi-Annual Meeting on January 05, 2016, at 7 PM at East St. Baseball Building, Tewksbury MA 01876
There will be 4 proposals on the Agenda to amend the By-Laws of Tewksbury Youth Skating Association, Incorporated.

Proposals: (Emphasis is added to proposals for clarification purposes only)
Article 3.1 (Paragraph 8)
After the wording “No one person shall be elected” add language:  and/or appointed.
Purpose: To clarify that no one person will hold more than one position on the Board of Directors.
Article 3.2 (Paragraphs 4 & 5)
Between paragraphs 4 & 5 add new paragraph stating: Each nomination shall be verified for acceptance by the Election Committee prior to ballots being prepared. No one person shall be nominated, or accept the nomination, or appear on the ballot, for more than one vacant position on the Board of Directors.
Purpose: To clarify that no one person will pursue election to more than one position on the Board of Directors.
Article 3.2 (Paragraph 5)
At the end of sentence “There shall be a space available for write in votes for each position on the ballot.” Remove period and add language: where no candidate has been nominated.
Purpose: To clarify that “write-in” candidates will only be accepted for open positions where there were no candidates properly nominated prior to April 1.
Article 3.2 (Paragraph 7)
After paragraph 7 add new paragraph stating: To be eligible as a candidate or to vote in the election for the offices of the Board of Directors, a member must meet all of the following requirements that apply:
·         A parent or guardian in good financial standing with the organization and having a child or children registered for the upcoming season. The non-refundable registration fee must be paid in full for each child to be eligible.
·         All current members of the Board of Directors.
·         All managers and coaches who have been appointed to serve in this capacity by the Board of Directors for the upcoming season.
Purpose: To clarify that all candidates and voting members shall have a vested interest in the organization (TYSA) in the upcoming season for which the current election of Directors shall apply.

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