Constitution and By-Laws for Montana United States of America Wrestling. A Non-Profit Organization.
Article V Officers: The officers of the MT-USAW shall be president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer, and registration chairperson. The president, vice-president, and treasurer, shall be elected at the annual meeting. The secretary and registration chairperson will be appointed by the president elect.
Terms of Officers: All officers will serve a term of three years commending at the adjournment of the annual meeting at which elected and continuing until adjournment of the annual meeting three years after election in to office. The offices of president, vice-president, and treasurer shall be up for election on a rotation basis. Only one of these three offices shall be up for election each year.
Cadet ChairmanJeremy Laporte 4871 Scott Allen DrMissoula, Mt email@example.com Juniors Chairman Ryan Henry123 Buffalo Jump RdThree Forks Mt. 59752406-284-4031 U23 ChairmanJosh Beemanbeemanj@billingsschools.org406-671-1466
Cultural Exchange ChairmanAngelo Riveraangelorivera66@hotmail.com406-208-8946
The president shall preside at all meetings of the MT-USAW and shall be an ex-officio member of all committees. Subject to the direction of the board of directors, the president shall manage and supervise the affairs of the MT-USAW. The president will provide leadership for all MT-USAW programs and act as liaison to the national organization.
The vice president shall act and/or chair meetings in the absence of the president. He/She will chair the scheduling committee and other ad hoc committees as assigned by the president. He/She will assist the president when requested.
The secretary shall keep and maintain all MT-USAW records, minutes of meetings and board of directors meetings, file annual corporation report with the secretary of state, and in general, shall perform all the duties pertaining to the office of secretary. The secretary shall keep and provide a record of names, addresses and phone numbers of all chartered clubs to board of directors. He/She will assist the president as requested.
The treasurer shall keep a correct and complete record of all accounts, showing accurately, at all times the financial condition of the MT-USAW. He/She shall have charge and custody of all funds, notes, securities, and valuables which may from time to time come into the possession of the MT-USAW. He/She will deposit all funds of the MT-USAW with such depositories as the board of director’s designate. He/She will furnish at meetings, or whenever requested, a statement of financial condition of the MT-USAW. He/She will pay all expenses as approved by the MT-USAW. He/She will chair the budget committee. He/She must be bonded at the expense of the association. He/She must file all non-profit status forms with the IRS and the state of Montana. He/She shall, in conjunction with the officers, submit an annual budget to the executive board and the general body. He/She shall submit the books, if requested, for an audit by an audit committee. He/She will assist the president as requested.
The registration chairperson shall mail registration packets upon request and continue registration updates. The registration chairperson will register all competitors, coaches, clubs, and events. The chairperson will receive all registration forms and fees. All pertinent registration forms will be promptly processed as required by the national organization and all collected fees will be forwarded to the treasurer. The chairperson will report to the MT-USAW Board of Directors with a correct and complete record of all registrations. He/She will assist the president as requested.
The law and legislation chairperson will present any proposed changes in the by-laws or the standing rules to the board of directors and the general membership. He/She will assist the president as requested.
The head official will obtain, train and critique new officials. He/She will coordinate official training clinics throughout the state. He/She will monitor registration of state mat officials regarding names, addresses, and phone numbers. He/She will collect fees paid at all clinics and remit them to the treasurer. He/She will attend all possible regional and national clinics. He/She will recruit qualified officials for all state competition. He/She is responsible for providing current rules interpretations to all officials. He/She will prepare a budget request for officials and submit it to the board of directors. He/She will assist the president as requested.
These directors will work with the state chairmen to set state tournaments and qualifiers. They will develop activities to promote age group wrestling. They will communicate with regional representatives regarding activities in their respective divisions. They will assist regional representatives in establishing, set up and maintaining regional tournaments. They will make every effort to attend all national conventions. They will assist the president as requested. Positions elected annually.
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