Proposed Bylaw Changes

Oct. 11, 2019, 11:09 a.m. (ET)

Motion to approve the proposed Bylaw amendment to Section 5.2 Voting by adding the text in red. Change to be posted on the USA Judo Website for 30 days and assuming there are no further comments from the members, change to be effective November 11, 2019.


Current: 

Section 5.2. Voting.

Members of USA Judo shall have no voting rights or privileges in the governance or other activities and affairs of USA Judo except as may pertain to the nomination and election of directors as specified in Article 6 of these Bylaws.  Voting may take place by mail, facsimile, electronic voting, electronic mail, internet, other electronics means or by any combination of these methods. An individual may belong to more than 1 of the membership categories referred to in Section 5.1. However, an individual is only eligible to vote in 1 membership category. Any individual who is a member of more than 1 membership category shall designate to USA Judo in writing at least 30 days prior to election the membership category in which he or she shall vote.

Proposed: 

Section 5.2. Voting.

Members of USA Judo shall have no voting rights or privileges in the governance or other activities and affairs of USA Judo except as may pertain to the nomination and election of directors as specified in Article 6 of these Bylaws.  Voting by members may be conducted by mail, by facsimile transmission, by electronic message, by any other electronic means, or by any combination of these methods, as selected by the Nominating Committee, notwithstanding the reference in Article 6 of these Bylaws to election by Group members at the annual USA Judo Assembly. An individual may belong to more than 1 of the membership categories referred to in Section 5.1  and is permitted an to vote in multiple Section 5.1 individual categories if they are qualified members of multiple categories subject to simultaneous elections.


Current:

ARTICLE 9 COMMITTEES


  1. USA Judo will have the following standing committees:

1.     Nominating

2.     Ethics and Grievance

3.     Audit

4.     Athlete Performance

5.     Coach Certification

6.     Referee Commission

Proposed:

ARTICLE 9 COMMITTEES


  1. USA Judo will have the following standing committees:

1.     Nominating

2.     Ethics and Grievance

3.     Audit

4.     High Performance

5.     Coach Certification

6.     Referee Commission


Current:

Section 9.15. Athlete Performance Committee.

The Athlete Performance Committee shall be appointed and have the responsibilities as follows:

  1. The Board of Directors shall appoint the members of the Athlete Performance Committee and its chair.
  2.  

  3. The Athlete Performance Committee shall provide advice and recommendations to the CEO (and to the Board of Directors when requested) as to the following matters and shall perform such other duties as assigned by the Board  of  Directors:

Proposed

Section 9.15. High Performance Committee.

The High Performance Committee shall be appointed and have the responsibilities as follows:

  1. The Board of Directors shall appoint the members of the High Performance Committee and its chair.
  2.  

  3. The High Performance Committee shall provide advice and recommendations to the CEO (and to the Board of Directors when requested) as to the following matters and shall perform such other duties as assigned by the Board  of  Directors:

Current:

Section 14. 7 Administration.

The Ethics and Grievance Committee shall generally administer and oversee all administrative grievances and right to compete matters filed with USA Judo.  The Ethics and Grievance Committee shall be responsible to ensure that all complaints are heard in a timely, fair and impartial manner. The Ethics and Grievance Committee may promulgate rules or procedures in addition to those set forth in these Bylaws for the effective administration of complaints filed with USA Judo. 

Proposed

The Ethics and Grievance Committee shall generally administer and oversee all administrative grievances and right to compete matters filed with USA Judo. The Ethics and Grievance Committee shall be responsible to ensure that all complaints are heard in a timely, fair and impartial manner. The Ethics and Grievance Committee may promulgate rules or procedures in addition to those set forth in these Bylaws for the effective administration of complaints filed with USA Judo. The most current Ethics & Grievance Committee Procedures can be found here on the USA Judo Website:  https://www.teamusa.org/usa-judo/about-us/governance/usa-judo-ethics


 

Please direct any questions to Keith Bryant at Keith.Bryant@usajudo.us