BYLAWS OF MONTROSE SOCCER CLUB
The name of the Corporation is Montrose Soccer Club, Inc.
The purposes for which the Corporation is formed include, but are not limited to, the establishment and supervision of soccer education, training and competition in Montrose County, Colorado. The corporate purposes are exclusively for charitable and educational purposes under Section 501 (c) (3),I.R.C.
Section 1: Members: The members of the Corporation shall consist of the following individuals:
a. For a period of twelve (12) months after the date of registration, each parent or legal guardian of a child registered in any soccer league sponsored by the Corporation;
b. Anyone who performs any of the following services to the corporation:
i. Team coach or assistant coach;
ii. Team referee or referee of any corporation sponsored match;
iii. Any other volunteer capacity providing services at the request of the Corporation; each individual who acts in any of the above capacities shall be a member for a period of one year after the beginning of any regular soccer season sponsored by the Corporation in which other services are performed.
c. Each member of the Board of Directors, during his or her term of office.
Membership shall automatically terminate without additional action by, or notice to, any person if the member or the member’s child is expelled from the corporation’s program by disciplinary action in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Corporation.
Section 2: Annual Meetings: The annual meeting of the members shall be held in the month of September of each year for the purpose of the election of directors for the ensuing year, and for such other business as may lawfully come before the meeting. Notice of time and place of the annual meeting shall be published at least once, not less than fifteen (15) days or more than thirty (30) days prior to the date set for the annual meeting and mailed to the last known mailing address of each member.
Section 3: Special Meetings: A special meeting of the membership may be called by the President of the Corporation, by written request of a majority of the Board of Directors, or by the written request of at least 25% of the members of the Corporation. Notice of a special meeting of the membership shall be given in the same manner as specified for notice of an annual meeting.
Section 4: Quorum: Hith the Corporation having met notification requirements, those members of the Corporation present, or represented by
having returned a written ballot, shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at any annual or special meeting of the membership. A
majority vote of members present is required to transact business.
Section 5: Proxies: No proxies shall be permitted.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Section 1: Term: The affairs of the Corporation shall be governed by the Board of Directors. Each director shall serve for a period of two (2)
years after the date of election and until election and qualification of a successor, unless sooner removed from office.
At the annual meeting of the members in 1996 a minimum of four (4) directors will be elected for a term of two (2) years and three (3) directors
will be elected for a term of one (1) year, following the report made from the appointed nominating committee. Additional nominations may be made from the floor. Thereafter, all elections will be for two (2) year terms.
Section 2: Number of Directors: The number of directors shall be a minimum of seven (7)and shall not exceed nine (9).
Section 3: Meetings of Directors: Regular meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held on the second Wednesday of every month.
Section 4: Special Meetings: Special meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held whenever called by the president of the Corporation or by any
four directors, but no business shall be considered or transacted at a special meeting except as set forth in the notice of the meeting .
Section 5: Quorum: A majority of the directors shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. The act of the majority of the
directors present at any meeting at which a quorum is present shall be the act of the Board of Directors.
Section 1: General: Members of the Board of Directors will be the officers of the corporation, fulfilling the following positions:
All officers shall be elected by the members of the Board of Directors at the first regular Board of Directors meeting following the Annual Members
Section 2: Duties of the Officers:
a. The President shall:
1. Act as the official representative of MSC.
2. Preside at all meetings of members and Board of Directors or appoint a representative to do so.
3. Appoint nembers to standing and special committees, where committee membership is not specified by these by-laws.
4. Appoint coordinators with the approval of a majority of the Board.
5. Serve as ex-officio member of all committees except the Nominating Committee.
6. Perform all duties usually associated with this office, including that of liaison with the Montrose Recreation District.
7. Prepare an annual report for the general membership.
b. The Vice-President shall:
1. Preside in the absence of the President.
2. Succeed to the office of President for the unexpired term in the event of vacancy in that office.
3. Fulfill any special duties assigned by the President.
c. The Secretary shall:
1. Record all proceedings of MSC including its membership and board meetings.
2. Maintain a permanent record book and other records, includirg the current by-laws, standing rules, and policies and procedures.
3. Keep a record of members and players and forward, in coordination with the Coordinators of Competitive and Developmental Programs, the information required by Colorado State Youth Soccer Association (CSYSA).
4. Attend to all general correspondence of MSC (such as publishing meeting notices).
5. Fulfill any special duties assigned by the President.
d. Treasurer shall:
1. Maintain an accurate account of receipts and expenditures and submit a financial statement at each regular meeting of the membership and board which will be filed for an annual audit.
2. Complete and file tax forms and all other forms required by the IRS and forward a copy to CSYSA.
3. Be custodian of all monies, notes, securities, and other valuables that may from time to time come into the possession of MSC.
4. Prepare For the Board an annual budget.
5. Fulfill any special duties assigned by the President.
The current edition 0f Robert’s Rules of Order, Newly Revised shall govern all proceedings not provided for in these bylaws and any special or
standing rules that MSC may adopt.
METHOD OF AMENDMENT
The bylaws may be amended only at the annual meeting of the general membership by a majority vote of the members present and voting. These are the current bylaws of the Corporation as adopte at the annual meeting on 4/9/96.