Governance Committee Requests Bylaw and / or Rule Change Submissions 2016

Attention BC Soccer Membership;

Suggested BC Soccer bylaw and/or rule amendments must be presented to the membership a minimum of 30 days prior to the BC Soccer AGM.  Therefore, BC Soccer’s Governance Committee must make a request to receive any amendment proposal submissions from the membership 45 days prior to the AGM, which is set for June 11, 2016.

Bylaws and/or Rule proposed amendment submission deadline is April 27, 2016.

In accordance with BC Soccer Bylaw Article 7, Section 1(b) Proposed amendments or additions to the Constitution and Bylaws will only be considered if submitted, in writing, to the Association by an affiliated Senior League/Youth District, or by the Board of Directors of the Association. Notice of Motion of the proposed changes or amendments must by received by the Association at least forty-five (45) days prior to the general meeting. Adult League/Youth Districts in membership shall be circulated with copies of all proposed amendments or changes at least thirty (30) days prior to the General Meeting.

Proposals for changes and/or amendments to the bylaws and/or rules must include the following:

• Bylaw Article / Rule number and sub numbering (if applicable).
• Current wording of the Bylaw Article / Rule.
• Proposed new specific wording (highlighting specific wording is a minor amendment suggestion).
• A detailed RATIONALE for the addition and/or change including the intent of the addition / change.

Please submit all proposed Bylaw and/or Rule amendment submissions to Lori D’Andrea in the BC Soccer office.

Attention Lori D’Andrea, Director of Community Development
On behalf of Rob Lennox, Governance Committee Chairperson                                                             
250 - 3410 Lougheed Highway                                   
Vancouver, BC, V5M 2A4