June 17, 2023 @RFC and Zoom
The Michigan Division Board is elected by members at the Annual Meeting, held in conjunction with the Michigan Division Senior Championship tournament in June. Elected board members serve a one-season term from August 1st through July 31st. According to the bylaws, "Written notice of the date, time, and place of the annual meeting shall be given to all members not less than fifteen (15) days in advance of such meeting. The notice shall contain a statement of offices to be filled at such a meeting and any proposed amendments to the By-laws to be voted upon.
All Michigan Division Members in good standing, 18 years old or older by election day, with an Access Membership or greater, are allowed to vote in person or by proxy ballot, assigning power of attorney to another member in good standing.
Below are the descriptions of each position.
The Chair presides over all meetings. It is their responsibility to file annual reports with US Fencing and file all sanctioned events with new ratings earned to US Fencing.
In the absence of the Chair, shall perform the duties of the Chair. The Vice Chair runs all Division events and posts these events on Askfred. Responsibilities also include finding refs for all Division events, getting medals, etc.
The Treasurer keeps the accounts of the Division, receives money, dues, and fees of the Division, and pays all bills. At the annual meeting, the Treasurer shall submit a financial report.
The Secretary shall conduct all official correspondence, keep records of the meetings of the Division, and issue notices of the members of the meetings. Responsibilities also include sending out the newsletter and posting events on social media.
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Any member of the Division meeting the qualifications above may submit their vote for the election of officers and any other business contained in the written notice of the meeting, in writing to the Secretary no less than seventy-two (72) hours prior to the meeting at which officers are to be elected.