The name of the organization shall be Donegal Youth Soccer Club (hereinafter referred to as DYSC).
DYSC will promote and administer the game of soccer among youth (boys and girls aged 19 and under) without regard to race, creed, sex, ability, or economic status. DYSC will promote the development and growth of youth soccer players to reach their full potential both as soccer players and people.
DYSC is a non-profit organization
DYSC shall be affiliated with the Eastern Pennsylvana Youth Soccer Association (EPYSA)
Active members of DYSC shall be defined as: Current coaches, assistant coaches, club officers, committee members and parents of currently active players.
The Board of Directors (hereinafter referred to as officers) shall manage the affairs of the organization.
The officers shall consist of five (5) elected positions:
The officers shall be elected for a term of one (1) year and the stated term will begin August 1 and end July 31 of the following calendar year.
The officers shall be elected at the monthly stated meeting in the month of July before the term is to begin. Nominations for elected officers shall be presented at the monthly stated meeting in June prior to elections. Individuals must have attended three (3) meetings during the year to be eligible to be nominated.
Section 1- President
The President shall be the principle executive officer of the organization responsible for the following:
Section 2 - Vice-President
The Vice-President shall in the President’s absence assume the duties of the President and be responsible for the following:
Section 3 - Secretary
The Secretary shall maintain all historical records of the organization, safeguard those records, provide the officers with written documentation upon request and be responsible for the following:
Section 4 - Treasurer
The treasurer shall safeguard the organization’s assets by maintaining accurate records of the source and application of all the organization’s funds and inventory quantities, offer documentation upon request, successfully pass a back round check by the organization’s financial institution, successfully become bonded, and be responsible for the following:
Section 5 - Director of Coaching and Player Development
The Director of Coaching and Player Development shall be responsible for the following:
Section 1 - Regular Meetings
The officers of DYSC shall hold regular monthly meetings at a time and place the officers will determine.
Section 2 - Special Meetings
Special Meetings of the officers may be called at any time by the President or by any three (3) members of the Board. The Secretary, three (3) days in advance, shall provide written notice to all members.
Section 3 - Voting
Each officer shall have one vote. Membership shall be represented by one (1) vote per household.
These by-laws can be amended by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the members present at the meeting in which the amendment(s) is/are eligible for vote. The amendment(s) must be read at two (2) meetings and voted on at a third
The rules contained in the current edition of Roberts Rules of Order shall govern DYSC in all cases in which they are applicable and do not conflict with these by-laws.
These by-laws shall be in effect as of the ___________ day of _____________, ______