NOTICE OF 2017 ANNUAL MEETING OF CAPITAL AREA SOCCER REFEREES ASSOCIATION INC. (CASRA)
The Annual Meeting of the Members of the Capital Area Soccer Referees Association, Inc. will be held at Hella’s Restaurant, Millersville, MD on June 17, 2017 beginning at 9:00 AM. Active CASRA Members (registered referees who have worked a minimum of ten games in the preceding year) are eligible to vote and participate.
The agenda of the meeting is as follows:
§ President’s Report
§ Business Report
§ Treasurer’s Report
§ By-law changes (see attached – pg. 2)
§ Election of Officers and Directors (see attached- pg. 3 and 4)
§ New Business
§ Door prize drawing
and such other matters as may properly come before a meeting of the Members.
Maria Cribbs, Secretary
Capital Area Soccer Referees Association, Inc.
Address of Hella’s Restaurant
8498 Veterans Highway
Millersville, MD 21108
§ A buffet breakfast will be provided at no cost to CASRA referees. Please indicate whether you will attend before Monday, June 7, 2017 to Robin Miller, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we may order the proper amount of food.
§To encourage your attendance, there will be a number of door prizes.
§ If you wish to submit a resolution for consideration at the Annual Meeting, it must be in writing with copies for distribution at the Meeting. Please submit a copy to the Secretary of CASRA (see above) no later than May 20, 2017. The subject of the resolution (other than recommendations for the Board’s consideration) must be within the Membership’s scope of authority under the By-Laws.
Proposed By-Law ChangesArticle IV
Board of Directors
Section 1. Board of Directors
The Board of Directors shall have fifteen (15) members: the five annually (5) elected officers of CASRA (President, Executive Vice President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer), and ten (10) at-large Directors divided into three groups or classes, as provided in Section 3.b below. CASRA assignors are eligible for nomination and election to the Board as at-large directors only, limited to no more than two assignors serving at any one time. Assignors not elected to the Board shall receive notice of and shall have the right to attend and speak at all regular Board meetings, but shall not have the right to vote. Any member of the Board of Directors who becomes an assignor during his/her term in excess of the above two-assignor limit shall immediately resign his or her position on the Board of Directors. Directors and elected officers shall be elected pursuant to Article VI below.
Section 7.b. Executive Vice President
The Executive Vice President shall exercise the powers of the President in his or her absence and shall have such other duties as are assigned by the President or the Board. The executive Vice President shall have the authority, in consultation with Board of Directors and the Executive Director (if any), to appoint the assignors for CASRA. Assignors shall report to the Executive Vice President or the Executive Director (if any) as determined by the Executive Committee.
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