Annually the PA West Soccer General Council elects a portion of the Board of Directors at the association’s Annual General Meeting. The 2020 AGM will include election of Vice President-Youth, Treasurer, and two Member At-Large positions. The deadline for a candidate to submit the required information to the Nominating Committee is May 12, 2020.
The Nominating Committee seeks candidates for each of these positions. The committee reviews the submitted information and forwards each candidate’s information to the State Council for review prior to the meeting.
Per the association Nomination Policy, candidates must submit a letter of interest, a resume, proof of background check, and a completed/signed PA West Soccer Conflict of Interest form by the above deadline. Letter of interest and resume should include the following information: position being sought, qualifications for the position, background information, and vision/goals for the position being sought. Conflict of Interest form/policy may be obtained by contacting Executive Director Tim McCoy at the state office.
Also per the revised policy, candidates must be in attendance at the AGM. Further, per policy, candidates may not be nominated from the floor during the meeting. Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and their soccer resume to PA West Soccer Association, 111 Whitehead Lane, Suite 200, Monroeville, PA 15146, Attn: Nominating Committee.
The Vice President-Youth sets the agenda and presides over all meetings of the PA West Soccer Youth Board. The VP-Youth also attends all US Soccer Federation and US Youth Soccer and serves as an ex officio member of all PA West Soccer Youth Boards committees. The position requires travel various regional and national meetings as well as, participation in various conference calls with national and regional bodies. The VP-Youth must also be able to handle emails and calls from members.
The Treasurer is responsible for maintaining the financial records of the association. The individual must be able to work with the state office personnel, the association accountant, and the audit firm to insure proper maintenance of the association records and tax filings and adherence to the appropriate financial policies by all volunteers and employees.
Members At-Large are responsible for attending all Executive Board meetings, serving as committee chairs as appointed by the association president, and reporting on the activities of the committees they chair.
All Executive Board members have a fiduciary responsibility to the association and must be able to execute their duties of loyalty, candor, confidentiality, and care. Service on the Board is solely for the benefit of the association and not for the benefit of the individual, other individuals, or other businesses or organizations.
Questions regarding the open positions may be addressed to Executive Director Tim McCoy by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.