Annually the PA West Soccer General Council elects a portion of the Board of Directors at the association’s Annual General Meeting. The 2017 AGM will include election of President, Secretary, and two Member At-Large positions. The deadline for a candidate to submit the required information to the Nominating Committee is May 16, 2017.
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, 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 President sets the agenda and presides over all meetings of the PA West Soccer Executive Board. The President also attends all US Soccer Federation and affiliates’ meetings (US Youth Soccer and US Adult Soccer) and serves as an ex officio member of all PA West Soccer Boards and all Executive Board committees. The position requires travel various regional and national meetings as well as, participation in monthly Region I conference calls. The President must also be able to handle emails and calls from members.
The Secretary is responsible for maintaining the minutes and correspondence of the association. The individual must be able to work with the state office personnel to insure proper records of Executive Board actions are maintained.
Members At-Large are responsible for attending all Executive Board meetings, serving as committee chairs as appointed by the President, and reporting on the activities of the committees they chair.
Questions regarding the open positions or the new nomination process may be addressed to Nominating Committee Chair Cheryl Bejgrowicz by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or Executive Director Tim McCoy by email at email@example.com.