June 15, 2013

The Maryland State Youth Soccer Association will be holding their Annual General Membership meeting on Saturday, June 15th, 2013 at the Michaels Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie, Maryland (7220 Grayburn Drive, Glen Burnie, MD 21061).  The schedule is as follows:



Affiliate Management Seminar (optional)           11:00am-11:45am

    Applying for Non-Profit Status
  Paid Coaches- 1099 or W2?


Delegate Check-In                                             12:00pm – 12:45pm

Reception to Precede Meeting                          11:00am – 1:00pm




Call to Order – 1:00pm

Roll Call/Credentials

Approval of 2012 AGM minutes

Reports of Committees

Executive Director Report

Recommended Annual Operating Budget and Fees

Registrars Report

Proposed Amendments to the Constitution and Bylaws and/or Rules and Regulations

Presidents Report

Unfinished Business

New Business

Election of Officers

Good of the Game






Only members in Good Standing are eligible to vote at the AGM.  Votes are calculated based upon the number of players/teams that have paid their registration fees with MSYSA. 


In accordance with the MSYSA By-Laws, no individual may cast more than one vote, separate individuals must be present for each vote to which you organization is entitled.


In order to have your voting delegates recognized and certified to vote on your behalf, their names must be presented to the Secretary of the Association on a paper containing your organization’s letterhead and signed by the organization’s President no later than the start of the AGM.  A list of your organization’s voting delegates may be forwarded to the Secretary, c/o MSYSA, in advance of the meeting.


Please be reminded that in accordance with MSYSA By-Laws, member organizations that are represented at the 2013 MSYSA AGM will not have to pay the MSYSA Affiliation Fee for the 2013-2014 seasonal year.  Organizations which are not represented at the AGM will have to pay a new affiliation fee for the 2013-2014 seasonal year by September 30, 2013 in order to remain in good standing. 


Please click here to view the 2013 AGM Affiliate Vote Count 




At this time, the following positions are up for election:


·         President

·         1st Vice President

·         Registrar

·         Treasurer

·         North Commissioner

·         South Commissioner

·         Central East Commissioner

·         Member at Large – 1

·         Member at Large – 2


The 2013-2014 MSYSA Nominating Committee has nominated the below candidates for the upcoming 2013-2014 election year:


Ray Greenberg

Bob Deegan


1st Vice President

Howard Kohn




Mike Basileo




Stephanie Dorah*



North Commissioner

Mark Molloy



South Commissioner

Rich Ruiz



Central East Commissioner

Bill Quinn



Member at Large (2 positions available)

Rob Biondolillo

Chuck Hommey


*Written notice given to MSYSA to be placed on ballot.                                                               (Updated 6/6/2013)

Please note that additional names of individuals may be placed in nomination for the offices above by written notice addressed to the Secretary of the MSYSA and delivered to the MSYSA’s office no later than June 5, 2013.  The notice of nomination shall contain the name of the individual being nominated, their club, league, or recreation organization affiliation, the office or which they are being nominated, evidence that the individual consents to be nominated, and a brief statement of the nominee’s experience and qualifications.  Individuals may nominate themselves by providing the above information.

Members of the Executive Board shall serve for a term of twenty-four (24) months or until their successors are elected. The term of office shall begin immediately following the AGM at which they are elected. Job descriptions can be found on the MSYSA website at http://www.msysa.org/docs/MSYSA%20Bylaws%20June%202010.pdf, Article III, Section 3 of the MSYSA Bylaws.





For more information on the MSYSA AGM, please visit the MSYSA Website at http://www.msysa.org/home/709782.html.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact the state office at 410-768-5401.




Marie Langford

Executive Director




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