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Sep, 2019

2019 GSA Board Elections

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Gahanna Soccer Association Board of Directors is taking place on Sunday, November 9, 2019, at 6:00 PM at Headley Park. At this meeting, GSA will be concluding the Fall 2019 season, present the annual financial report, and hold elections for many board positions.

Who can vote and how?

Each current member household shall be permitted to vote for non-executive Directors of the Corporation at the Annual General Meeting on November 10, 2019. Each current member household shall be entitled to cast one vote, in-person, for each open non-Executive Director seat.

How do I nominate someone for a position?

Nominations will be accepted from Members or Directors for any open Director seat(s) until the close of business at the last regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Directors (typically October) prior to the date of the Annual General Meeting, which shall be held in November of each year. Executive Directors, however, may only be nominated by other Directors. For 2019, nominations must be received by close of business on Sunday, October 13, 2019. If you wish to make a nomination by email, please send it to Ashley Bryant, Vice President of Administration, at [email protected].

What positions are up for election?

  • Commissioner of League Play: U-5, U-6, U-7, U-8 Co-Ed, U-8 Girls, and Adults (Vacant)*
  • Treasurer**
  • Vice President of Competition**
  • President**

* Special election to complete the remaining term.
** Executive Position

Positions and Responsibilities

Commissioner of League Play
  • Shall be responsible for communications to and from coaches within their area of responsibility.
  • Shall distribute schedules, collect scores and conduct tournament play if applicable.
  • Shall participate in the process of player registration prior to each season of play.
Treasurer
  • Shall accept and maintain a record of all monies of the Corporation; income, revenue, investments, and earnings.
  • Shall provide quarterly and annual reports to the Board of Directors of all financial holdings and activity.
  • Shall be responsible for oversight on any-and-all investments of the Corporation.
  • Shall ensure that any expenditure payable by Corporate check is signed by either the Treasurer and the President, or the Treasurer and the Corporate (non-Director) Administrator.
  • Shall chair any committee created to deal with, or oversee, any financial matter of the Corporation.

Vice President of Competition
  • Shall act at the direction of the President of the Corporation.
  • Shall oversee the operations of teams and play sanctioned by the Corporation.
  • Shall conduct any-and-all disciplinary concerns/issues for the Corporation.
  • Shall oversee play at all venues used by the Corporation.

President
  • Shall oversee the operations and be the sole spokesperson for the Corporation.
  • Shall preside at all meetings of the Board and Executive Board.
  • Shall be the sole authority for the negotiating, letting, and signing of all contracts.
  • May serve as the ‘Statutory Agent’ for the Corporation.
  • Shall generate long term planning for the Corporation.
  • Shall operate the Corporation within the directives of the Board of Directors and policies of the Corporation.

Qualifications

To be eligible to serve as a Director of the Corporation, individuals shall possess the following qualifications, which are consistent with the Corporation’s mission:
  1. Must be twenty-one (21) years of age; and
  2. Must be a City of Gahanna resident (unless otherwise approved by the Directors by a majority vote); and
  3. Must be in “good standing” with the Corporation and have a vested interest in advancing the purpose and mission of the Corporation; and
  4. Must possess the time to devote and dedicate themselves to their specific role as Director and/or committee member, if applicable,
  5. Must have at least one year of service to the Corporation (e.g. Coach) or be the parent of a soccer player who has played two of the previous three seasons if an individual is interested in serving the Corporation as a Director, and
  6. Must have at least one year of service as a Director of the Corporation, if an individual is interested in serving the Corporation as an Executive Director.

Contact Us

Gahanna Soccer Association

P.O. Box 307121 
Gahanna, Ohio 43230

Phone: 614-855-0506
Email: [email protected]

Gahanna Soccer Association

P.O. Box 307121 
Gahanna, Ohio 43230

Phone: 614-855-0506
Email: [email protected]
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