This is your opportunity for the road racing and track & field community to have input on programs and policies of the association. All member clubs and individuals are encouraged to send representatives to this important meeting, provide input, and vote, so USATF-NE will best serve the needs of the broad spectrum of members. Our goal is to conduct activities that benefit the needs and desires of our 3000 individual members and 100 clubs. Your input is needed!
|6:00-7:00 PM||Sign in|
|1. Establish Quorum|
|2. Opening Remarks - Dan Hart, President|
|3. Managing Director's Report - Steve Vaitones|
|4. Sports Committee Chair Reports|
|5. Oficials Report|
|6. Treasurer's Report - Jim O'Brien|
|8. Old Business as presented|
9. New Business
VOTING IS BASED ON THE NUMBER OF USATF MEMBERS IN A CLUB. UNATTACHED ATHLETES -- 3 VOTES TOTAL.
**** OFFICERS - TWO YEAR TERMS
*** ATHLETE REPRESENTATIVES -- Vote for two.
Two positions open.
**** SPORTS COMMITTEE CHAIRS -- ONE YEAR TERMS
RESPONSIBILITIES OF SPORT CHAIRS:
Clubs receive votes based on the number of their members holding USATF membership; the higher of the final 1999 total, or total on 6/30/00
UNATTACHED ATHLETES have votes based on a ratio of 1 vote per 1000 unattached athletes. This is 3 votes in 2000. Votes are split among those unattached athletes at the meeting.
Discussion: Proposed change: That series consist of a 5K, 8K, 10K, marathon, TWO races selected from bids in the range of 12K to 30K, and a seventh race at any race distance for which a bid has been presented, except the marathon. The seventh "wild card" race may include a second race at a distance already selected as a championship with that 2nd race titled a "New England Grand Prix Event" and not a championship.
Looking Ahead: 18TH ANNUAL GRAND PRIX
Monday, November 6, 2000, 7PM, Site TBA
At the 1999 meeting, over 70 individuals and 25 clubs voted for events bidding to host USATF-NE LDR Championships. Bids will be sent to prospective races this month, and are due back to the office no later than November 1. If you wish to receive a bid package, call (617) 566-7600.
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