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Board of Directors, Board Meetings and Contact Info

If you have questions, comments, or concerns you are welcome to contact our Executive Director, Colt Chase or any of the executive officers listed below. Additionally, we invite you to attend our monthly Board of Directors meeting. Board meetings are open to all members of FYSA, which includes players, parents and volunteers. BOD Meeting agendas shall include a 'member comment period' (3 min. limit for testimony). If any member would like to see something added to the agenda, they should contact the Board President in advance.

The next FYSA Board of Directors meeting will be Tuesday, February 9th at 6:30pm via Zoom. Please contact the FYSA Executive Director, the Board President or Secretary, if you would like to attend this meeting so details for access can be forwarded to you.

Position & Term Position & Term Contact Info
Doug Cost Class I Director. Term ends 2023
Garrett Carter Class I Director. Term ends 2023
Nichole Pittman Class I Director. Term ends 2023
Treasurer. Term ends 2021
Finance Committee Chair
[email protected].com
Mike Goodwin Class II Director. Term ends 2024
Vice President. Term ends 2021
[email protected]
Cheyenna Kuplack Class II Director. Term ends 2024
Nicole Austin Class II Director. Term end 2024

Theresa Groves

Class III Director. Term ends 2022
Secretary. Term ends 2021
[email protected]      
Kathie Stacy Class III Director. Term ends 2022
President. Term ends 2021
[email protected]
Ryan TilburyClass III Director. Term ends 2022
 
Colt Chase Executive Director[email protected]
907-456-3972 (FYSA Office)
Scott JenkinsEx-Officio Member  
Brian LuomaEx-Officio Member 

Notice of 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) for FYSA Membership

The 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the FYSA membership will be Saturday, January 16th at 10am. This meeting will be held virtually, via Zoom, with details for accessing the meeting included further below. Please note that any individuals wishing to participate in the virtual meeting who do not have the ability to do so electronically, either by phone or the internet, should contact the FYSA Executive Director, the Board of Directors President and/or Vice President so we can make arrangements.

The AGM is an opportunity to hear reports of FYSA programs, financial activity and exercise your right as a member of FYSA to vote on any applicable business at the membership level including amendments to the Association's Bylaws and elections for Board of Director seats. If you are interested in serving on the FYSA Board of Directors or one of the committees that help oversee our many areas of wok within our programs, feel free to let us know in advance so we may provide additional information, answer any questions, etc.

Click Here for the 2021 AGM Agenda


Please see the following resolution of the Board of Directors, regarding temporary adjustment to rules regarding the requirement for in-person attendance and voting status for members at the AGM: 2021 AGM Resolution

Please see the following proposed Bylaw amendments with accompanying explanations, to be considered at the AGM on Saturday 1/16/21: 2021 AGM Proposed Bylaw Amendments
POST-AGM UPDATE (1/17/21). For your information, all proposed Bylaw amendments were approved at the 2021 AGM and an updated version of the Association's Bylaws has been uploaded on the Forms and Reference page of the FYSA website.

Below will be pasted the definition of FYSA membership from the association’s Bylaws, including details regarding one’s status as a Voting Member. If you have any questions regarding the AGM or membership details, please don't hesitate to contact us!

Kathie Stacy (President) [email protected]fairbanksyouthsoccer.com
Mike Goodwin (Vice President) [email protected]fairbanksyouthsoccer.com
Colt Chase (Executive Director) [email protected]com

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FYSA is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: 2021 FYSA Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Time: Jan 16, 2021 10:00 AM Alaska


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Definition of Membership From FYSA’s Bylaws
(full version available at https://www.fysasoccer.org/Default.aspx?tabid=808525 )

105 - MEMBERSHIP
105.1 - FYSA shall be open to membership by any soccer players (including their parents or guardians), coaches, trainers, managers, administrators, and officials not subject to suspension under Federation Bylaws and to any amateur youth soccer organization in the Greater Fairbanks North Star Borough area.
105.2 - Voting Members
a. To be considered a Voting Member, an individual must meet one of the criteria detailed below AND attend in  person at least one membership meeting or meeting of the Board of Directors in the previous 12 months:
i. Be a parent or guardian of a youth player registered with FYSA within the previous 12 months, OR
ii. Be an adult player registered with FYSA within the previous 12 months, OR
iii. Be a volunteer, Associate, Honorary or Sponsor Member, approved for Voting Member status by the Board of Directors.
b. All Voting Members must have reached the age of 18.
i. An 18-year-old player registered for a youth program shall only be eligible for Voting Member status if such is  relinquished by the parent or guardian who registered them.
ii. A player under the age of 18 participating in an adult division is not eligible for Voting Member status, as such  is given to the parent or guardian that registered them (see 105.2.a.i).
c. No member may hold more than one voting membership in FYSA.
d. A Voting Member in good standing, as defined herein, may vote at all annual and/or special general membership  meetings. For the purpose of obtaining Voting Member status, being present at a membership meeting fulfils the  attendance requirement outlined in 105.2.a for any votes held at that same meeting.
105.3 - Associate Members. Any individual who is associated with or who participates in the activities of any affiliated league, association or club shall be an Associate Member of this Association. Associate Members have no voting privileges unless approved by the Board of Directors (see 105.2.a.iii). 
105.4 - Honorary and Sponsor Members. Those individuals who have promoted the goals and objectives of FYSA either through their actions or through significant material and and/or financial contributions to FYSA may be awarded honorary or sponsor membership by majority vote of the Board of Directors. Such members do not have voting privileges unless approved by the Board of Directors (see 105.2.a.iii). 
105.5 - Good Standing. Membership in good standing is maintained by payment of all dues and assessments and completion of all suspension periods levied by FYSA, and its parent organization(s). Reinstatement for membership in good standing may be made by the Board of Directors upon payment of all outstanding obligations and completion of all suspension periods.


Contact

Fairbanks Youth Soccer Association

PO Box 73915 
Fairbanks, Alaska 99707

Phone: 907-456-3972
Email: [email protected]

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