Committees

Following the Bylaws of LJSSL, the Lindenhurst Jr. Squires Soccer League Board of Directors, at the November Parent/Coaches meeting have formed the following committees for a one year term, commencing November 18,2010. Congratulations to all committee members and thank you for volunteering your time to our league.

Coaches Selection Committee

Jim Daniels, Chairperson. Additionally, as outlined by LJSSL ByLaws, the following are also members of this committee – Kevin Gottleib, Intramural Director, Anthony Watt, Interleague Director, and Kevin Garbe, Travel Coordinator.

Standing Committees

The Bylaws of LJSSL state the newly elected Board shall form all standing committees. The President shall appoint a chairman of each committee. These committees shall be chaired by a board member and consist of volunteers from the general league membership.

Each committee shall contain a chairman (Board Member) with no more than four (4) but no less than two (2) volunteers from the general membership of the League, with the exception of the Coaches Selection Committee.

In the event that there are not enough volunteers, then and only then, additional board members will be allowed to sit on the committee. All committees will answer to the Board through their chairperson. They shall adhere to Robert’s Rule of Order and shall have as many meetings as necessary to carry out their functions. The chairperson will have the power to vote in committee, except the chairperson of the arbitration committee, who will not be allowed to vote in committee, but will be allowed to vote in board meetings.

Committees, as outlined above will be formed at the November 20, 2008 Parent/Coaches Meeting. All committees shall be formed for a period of one (1) year.

Description of Committees

Rules & Regulations

  1. The purpose of this committee is to review the Rules and Regulations of the “League” each year. They must be updated and presented to the Board for their approval as changes occur.
  2. They must also review the Constitution and Bylaws each year and make any recommendations for any possible amendments that may be made in accordance with Article IV of the Constitution.
  3. Every five (5) years this committee must amend the Constitution and Bylaws, if necessary, and present them to the general membership for their approval.

Membership of Rules & Regulations Committee is comprised of a chairman (Board Member) with no more than four (4) but no less than two (2) volunteers from the general membership of the League.

Arbitration

The purpose of the Arbitration Committee is to resolve any violations of the Constitution, Bylaws and Rules and Regulations of the “League” as well as any issues deemed not in the best interest of the “League” by the Board or general membership.

Membership of Arbitration Committee is comprised of a chairman (Board Member) with no more than four (4) but no less than two (2) volunteers from the general membership of the League.

Awards

They shall be responsible for an awards program at the end of the Spring Season and for the indoor tournament as well as any other awards given the by “League”.

They are responsible for the purchase and distribution of all awards.

Membership of Awards Committee is comprised of a chairman (Board Member) with no more than four (4) but no less than two (2) volunteers from the general membership of the League.

Nominating

The Nominating Committee will accept letters of intent from those seeking office beginning September 25 until October 25 of each election year. They will review the letters of intent to make sure the candidates meet the qualifications to hold positions as stipulated in the constitution.

The Nominating Committee will then review all resumes and select a slate of candidates for the Board.

The slate that the Nominating Committee puts forward shall be printed in the “League” newsletter no later than one (1) week prior to the election. All other qualified candidates who submitted resumes shall also have their names printed in the newsletter as “Other Qualified Candidate(s)”.

No nominations from the floor will be accepted.

Resumes should include qualifications, reasons for seeking office and position(s)

Membership of Nominating Committee is comprised of a chairman (Board Member) with no more than four (4) but no less than two (2) volunteers from the general membership of the League.

Scholarship

They shall be responsible for selecting the recipients of the scholarships awarded to graduating seniors.

Membership of Scholarship Committee is comprised of a chairman (Board Member) with no more than four (4) but no less than two (2) volunteers from the general membership of the League.

Coaches Selection

They shall be responsible for selecting the travel/pre-travel and tournament team coaches.

Membership of Coaches Selection Committee is comprised of the Director of Coaches, who will act as the chairperson of this committee, as well as the Travel Team Coordinator, Intramural and Interleague Directors and three (3) volunteers from the general membership.