The 2023 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Arizona Soccer Association (ASA) is on January 29, 2023, at 10:00am. The event will be held at the Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa 9495 W Coyotes Blvd, Glendale, AZ 85305.
Following the AGM, an Award Luncheon will take place in the same location starting at 12:00PM.
The AGM is when the Membership votes on new Board Members and any Bylaw changes/updates. The Membership voting strength is established by Bylaw 301, Section 1(b), “at each Annual General Meeting, the number of votes of a club is determined by the number of players registered and fees paid by the club with ASA, according to the ASA registrar, as of forty-five (45) days [December 15, 2022] before the date of the Annual General Meeting. Where clubs/leagues have not registered their membership by that date, votes will be determined based on the previous year’s registration numbers.”
The following outlines, per ASA Bylaws nominations for the ASA Board of Directions and Bylaw proposals are submitted:
Bylaw Proposals - In accordance with Bylaw 312, Section 5 and 6(a), Bylaw amendment proposals using the attached document below, Board of Director nominations, and any new business items must be submitted by December 15, 2022 to ArizonaSoccerAssociation@azyouthsoccer.org
Please use this document when making Bylaw Proposals. Click Here
Bylaw 312, Section 5 directs that “Any business item (including proposed amendment to the bylaws of ASA to be presented at an Annual General Meeting must be submitted in writing to ASA 45 days prior to the Annual General Meeting” – Deadline for submission of any business items, including Bylaw proposals to be included in the Annual General Meeting will be December 15, 2022.
ASA Board of Directors - ASA Board of Director elections will take place during the AGM. All nominees must complete SafeSport training and pass a background check no later than December 15, 2022 to be included on the voting ballot. The following board positions will be voted on:
- Vice President – Incumbent: Linda Corbett will be seeking re-election
- Treasurer: Incumbent: Dan Littlefield will be seeking re-election
- Secretary – Vacant. Term is for 1 year only.
- Member at Large- Incumbent: Liza Merrill will be seeking re-election
o District I North Commissioner – Vacant; open
o District III Commissioner – Incumbent: Don Hann will be seeking re-election
o District V Commissioner – Vacant; open
o District VII North Commissioner – Incumbent: Holly Jones will be seeking re-election
NOTE: District Commissioners are voted on by the Clubs based in the respective District.
Board position responsibilities can be found in ASA Bylaw 403. Click Here to access ASA Bylaws