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Board of Directors, Board Meetings and Contact Info

The 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the FYSA membership is scheduled for 11am on Saturday, January 29th, to be held at Suka's Polynesian Cuisine located at 634 5th Ave., Fairbanks, AK 99701 (downtown, between the post office and Sadlers). There will also be access available via Zoom for those who wish to attend virtually (see Zoom meeting info below).


The AGM is an opportunity for members to hear reports on the state of the organization, highlights from the past year, and any significant news for the coming year. Each year, the term expires for 3 Director positions on the Board of Directors. Elections for these positions occurs at the AGM, with any FYSA member with voting status eligible to participate. The definition of FYSA Membership as well as requirements to be considered a Voting Member, from the FYSA Bylaws, are pasted below.

At this time, there are no proposals for updates to the organization's bylaws, governing documents, or other membership-level-only business items to be presented at this year's AGM, other than the election of the Board of Director positions which have terms set to expire.

We hope to see you at the AGM!
Meeting Documents:
2022 AGM Packet (click here)
Board of Directors Meeting Packet (click here)

Zoom Meeting Access Details:
FYSA is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: 2022 FYSA AGM
Time: Jan 29, 2022 11:00 AM Alaska
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Definition of Membership, From the FYSA Bylaws:
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
105.2.1. To be considered a Voting Member, an individual must meet one of the criteria detailed below AND attend, in person or electronically, at least one membership meeting, committee meeting, volunteer meeting, or meeting of the Board of Directors in the previous 12 months:
105.2.1.1. Be a parent or guardian of a youth player registered with FYSA within the previous 12 months, OR
105.2.1.2. Be an adult player registered with FYSA within the previous 12 months, OR
105.2.1.3. Be a volunteer, Associate, Honorary or Sponsor Member, approved for Voting Member status by the Board of Directors.
105.2.2. All Voting Members must have reached the age of 18.
105.2.2.1. 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.
105.2.2.2. 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 105.2.1.1).
105.2.3. No member may hold more than one voting membership in FYSA.
105.2.4. 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 105.2.1 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 105.2.1.3).
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 105.2.1.3).
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.

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. The agenda for BOD Meetings as well as the AGM 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.

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. Position ends 2022
Finance Committee Chair
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Mike Goodwin Class II Director. Term ends 2024
Vice-President (& Acting President). Position ends 2022
[email protected]
[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. Position ends 2022
[email protected]      
Zach Dameron Class III Director. Term ends 2022
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 

Contact

Fairbanks Youth Soccer Association

PO Box 73915 
Fairbanks, Alaska 99707

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

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