A: Management Boards
The management of the EHYSL is carried out by the Board of Directors and the Delegate Board.
Board of Directors: The Board of Directors consists of the Officers, elected annually (except for the Immediate Past President) at the June General Meeting, and the Coordinators, who serve two-year terms with half of the required number elected each year at the June General Meeting.No individual club shall control, at any time, more than twenty five (25%) percent of the voting strength of the Board of Directors.
Delegate Board:The Delegate Board consists of the Officers, Coordinators, and one accredited representative from each Member Club.
Executive Board: An Executive Board, consisting of three senior members of the Board of Directors, shall function as a governing board in the absence of an elected Board of Directors. The Executive Board will ensure the continuation of the League, shall have all the powers of the Board of Directors, and shall function until officers are duly elected.
The E.H.Y.S.L. may admit clubs from outside the territory of the League provided they are not currently under suspension or have charges filed against them by any organization affiliated with the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association, Inc. or the United States Youth Soccer Association, Inc.
The following officer positions shall exist within the EHYSL:
Elected- President, 1st Vice-President (Games Chairman), 2nd Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Registrar, Arbitrator and seven ( 7 ) Age Group Coordinators.
Non-elected – Immediate Past President for a period of not more than one calendar year after leaving the presidency of the league.
Coordinators shall coordinate and manage all the League games, under the 1st Vice-President. They each shall be assigned specific age groups for which they are individually responsible.
D: Appointed Positions
The President can appoint individuals to positions such as assistant registrar. These appointments require Board approval.
Standing Committees: Rules, Registration, Publicity, Arbitration, Screening, Tournament, Coordination, Supervisory and Registrar’s.
Special Committees: Special Committees are appointed by the President, and approved by the Board of Directors.
Auditing Committee shall be annually appointed by the Delegates of the League to inspect the books of the Treasurer and to certify his/her financial reports.
Appeals Committee shall handle all appeals to the League.N
Nominating Committee will be announced at the March delegates meeting each year. Nominations will be accepted (in writing, or electronically) by any member of the Committee or the league office by 2:00 PM on the day three weeks prior to the Summer General Meeting in June. Within a week, the Chairman will publish a slate of candidates, nominated by position and name, and advise the League office, for timely transmission to the Clubs, no later than two weeks before the Summer General Meeting in June. All Nominees being nominated must be present at the June meeting or inform the Committee in writing, of their intention to run for office and their inability to attend the meeting. Revised 12/2012