LWC Board of Directors Nominations
All positions on the LWC BOD are up for election. Nominations will begin on January 2nd through USAW’s election system. All LWC members will be notified via email when nominations have opened.
Per LWC Bylaws, positions and duties are as follows:
The President shall preside at and conduct all meetings of the Board of Directors, and of the Executive Committee (see paragraph 7(a)). The President may sign all contracts and agreements in the name of the Committee after the Board has approved them, serve as the representative of the Committee in meetings and discussions with other organizations and agencies, and otherwise perform all of the duties which are ordinarily the function of the office, or which are assigned by the Directors.
The Vice President shall preside at Membership and Executive Board meetings in the absence of the President; shall also act on behalf of the President when required, and shall work with the President on all affairs of the organization. The Vice President will assume the Presidency in the event that the President is unable to fulfill his responsibilities.
The Secretary shall keep accurate records and minutes of all meetings of the Committee; make available copies of the minutes of the previous meeting and distribute them in advance of each meeting; cause to be delivered all notices of meetings to those persons entitled to vote at such meeting; and maintain the Minutes Book of the Committee and a current listing, with phone numbers and addresses, of the Directors at the office of the Committee. Minutes will be distributed via website and newsletter.
The Treasurer shall deposit all funds of the Committee into an account insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, opened in the name of the Committee for the exclusive use of corporate funds. The Treasurer shall have authority to dispense corporate funds for the purpose of paying the regular and customary general operating expenses of the Committee (i.e. office supplies, recurring liabilities within a dollar limit per expenditure set by the Board during the annual meeting. In special circumstances, the President may authorize the Treasurer to spend an amount exceeding the dollar limit set by the board; the President shall notify the Board members of his/her decision its purpose. The Board shall record the President’s decision in the minutes of the Board’s next meeting.
The Athlete Representatives shall be invited to attend all meetings of the Executive Board; shall fully participate therein and perform such other duties as designated by the Executive Board. Specifically, the Athlete Representative shall be a sounding board between the Athlete and the Executive Board, bringing to the Executive Board the problems and desires of athletes.
The Competition Chair shall be responsible for reviewing and approving, on behalf of the LWC, any and all sanction requests, applying the criteria of the USAW and the Virginia LWC. The Competition Chair shall be responsible for maintaining the annual competition calendar; providing guidance to local meet directors; presiding over the bid process for statewide events; maintaining any competition equipment owned by the LWC; maintaining the list of state record holders. The above will be conducted within the prescribed rules of USAW.
The Referee Education Chair shall be responsible for ensuring the continued improvement of referees in the Virginia LWC, holding referee clinics as needed, and developing strategies to increase the number of qualified referees within the LWC.