Upcoming KPY Board Nominations & Elections!

KPY LogoINFORMATION FOR THE UPCOMING NOMINATION & ELECTION MEETINGS

KPY is happy to announce the commencement of nominations and elections for positions within the Executive and Board of Directors.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the formal nomination and election of officers for 2021 will be taking place on May 18, 2022 (nominations) and June 15, 2022 (elections).

Officers of the Board receive free tuition for any intramural sports their children participate in during their tenure.

POSITIONS UP FOR ELECTION

President – Chairman of the Board of Directors having such powers reasonably construed as belonging to the chief executive of any organization.

The office of the president shall be filled by a candidate who has been elected and served on the Board of Directors for a period of not less than twelve (12) months.

Two (2) year term commencing 7/1/2022 through 12/31/2023

Treasurer – Shall receive and collect all monies due to the organization, to issue receipts from the same and to keep accurate records of receipts and disbursements.

The office of Treasurer shall be filled by a candidate who is considered a member in good standing and must possess credentials deemed adequate by the nomination committee to fulfill this position.

Two (2) year term commencing 7/1/2022 through 12/31/2023

Board of Directors Trustee – Trustees along with the Executive members oversee implementation of sports programs; Review and approve sport commissioner/travel coordinator proposals; Liaison with the Town of Smithtown, school district, outside sports organizations, vendors & community organizations; Ensure fiscal responsibility, maintain books & records, determine & approve program budgets; Plan & organize community events, monthly membership meetings, & fundraising events;  Organize and administer advertising, website & social media management, sponsorship development, organization insurance requirements, KPY By-Laws, grievance committee, apparel and uniform approval and ordering, community outreach & student trainer/volunteer program.

Board of Directors Trustee shall be filled by a candidate who is considered a member in good standing.

Three (3) Trustee positions are up for election.

Two (2) – One year term Trustee.  Commencing 7/1/2022 through 12/31/2022

One (1) – Two-year term Trustee.  Commencing 7/1/2022 through 12/31/2023

How to run/be nominated for a position up for election

Nominations for Officers and Trustees shall be made by the Nominating Committee.   The Committee shall report the names of two or more candidates, when possible, for each office to be filled at the May 18, 2022 Nomination Meeting.  If you would like to be considered for nomination for one of the above positions, please submit in writing your intentions to the Committee Chair, Keri McKenna (kerimckenna411@gmail.com) before May 18, 2022.  Additional nominations may be made from the floor by members in good standing at the May 18, 2022 meeting but still need to be approved by the nominating committee.

All nominees must be members in good standing and be approved by the Nomination Committee including those nominated from the floor at the May 18, 2022 meeting.

Who Can Vote?

Any member in good standing can vote at the June 15, 2022 Election Meeting.

What is the definition of a Member in Good Standing?

For purposes of executing the upcoming nominations and elections, a member shall be considered in good standing by having a child who was registered and participated in a KPY sports program anytime during the timeframe March 2020 to the present (See By-Laws Article III and Amendments dated April 21, 2022).

Meeting Dates:

May 18, 2022, WTR Library, 8:00pm – Nomination Meeting.  At this general membership meeting a formal ballot of candidates will be determined for the elections to be held on June 15, 2022.

June 15, 2022, WTR Library, 8:00pm – Election Meeting.  At this general membership meeting, all candidates on the ballot will be given the opportunity to address the general membership and formal voting via written ballot will take place.

For more information, please refer to the KPY By-Laws and Amendments dated April 21, 2022 (see link below)

https://kingsparkyouth.com/about-the-kpy/by-laws/