June 2011 News - 2011 Annual Members Meeting

2011 Northern California Fencing Division Annual Members Meeting!

CORECTION ON BALLOT Vote: Per article 6.5 of the Division byLaws, proxy vote is not allowed for officer positions with more than one candidate. Voting must be done by members present in person at the meeting. So please come at 6 pm tonight to cast your vote. 

All voting members (18 years and above) of the Northern California Fencing Division are invited to attend the 2011 Annual Members Meeting

to be held Saturday, June 18th at 6 pm at East Bay Fencers Gym (EBFG) at:

1429 Martin Luther King Jr Way (between 14th St & 15th St), Oakland, CA 94612

The Nominating Committee, consisting of Bill Cracraft (Chair), Martha Young and Tom Tully recommended a slate of officers for the 2011-12 season.  The proposed slate is as follows:  For Chair, a choice of either Jonathan Jefferies, EBFG, OR Jim Liebich, EGF - For Vice Chair: Sandor Mandoki, HFC - For Treasurer: Edmond Hon, PAC -       For Secretary: Chloe Soroquere, MTeam. Nominations will also be accepted from the floor on the day of the meeting on the 18th. Nominees must be current members of the USFA and at least 18 years of age. 


1.    Call to order – Jonathan Jefferies, Chair

2.    Approval of last Annual Membership Meeting Minutes (6/19/10) & Review and approval of 

      September 15, 2010 Executive Committee mtg – Chloe Soroquere

3.    Nominating Committee Report – Marty Young

4.    Election of Officers:

a.    Nominations from the floor*

b.    Ballots/election

*Note: Nominees must be 18 years of age and current USFA members in good standing.

5.    Treasurer’s Report – 2010-11 Budget Actuals to date

6.    Extending Referee seminars and Referee clinics programs for 2011-12 season

7.    Old Business

8.    New Business

9.    Meeting adjournment

The proposed officer slate will be posted by end of day Friday, the 17th. 

Please mark your calendars and plan on attending as your participation is important and you must be present to vote on the officers slate/candidates and the USFA Congress representatives. 

If you have any questions, please contact the meeting coordinator, Chloe Soroquere, current Division Secretary, via email at chloesoroquere@msn.com or by phone at 415-668-1788. 

We hope to see you at the meeting June 18th at 6pm at EBFG in Oakland. Best regards, Jonathan Jefferies, Division Chair.