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Event Logo 2018 USATF Georgia Association Annual Meeting
Saturday, August 25, 2018 - Saturday, August 25, 2018
Start Time: 1:00 PM
Piedmont Church Conference Center
Marietta, GA

Time: 1:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Where: Piedmont Church Conference Center, 570 Piedmont Road, Marietta, GA 30066


Agenda at a Glance

  • 1:00 p.m. - Registration
  • 1:15 p.m. - Opening Session
  • 1:30 p.m. - Keynote Speakers - Dr. Marco Belizaire
  • 1:45 p.m. - USATF Georgia Business Meeting
  • 2:30 p.m. - Committee Breakout Sessions
  • 4:45 p.m. - Reconvene for Closing Session
  • 5:15 p.m. - Adjournment
Detailed Agenda [Link]


Annual Reports

USATF Georgia Association Annual Reports [Link]


USATF Georgia Association Bylaws

USATF Georgia Association Bylaws [Link] (as of 8/15/2015)


Committee Operating Procedures

Operating Procedures are the rules adopted by any committee of this Association for the purpose of its day-to-day operation.  Each committee will have a set of written operating procedures on file with the Association Secretary. These procedures shall not conflict with the provisions of the USATF Bylaws and Operating Regulations or these Bylaws. Any modification of the committee’s operating procedures shall be promptly reported to the Secretary.

Amendments to Committee Operating Procedures

  1. Proposed amendments to any committee Operating Procedures may be submitted at any time by any Member including committee non-members, and shall be considered and voted upon by the committee’s full membership before submission to the Board. For list of Committee Chairs, see our Directory page or visit each Committee page for additional details.
  2. Proposed amendments accepted by the committee must be submitted, in written or electronic form, to the Board for voting.
  3. Proposed amendments shall require, for adoption, the requisite vote outlined in the Board’s Operating Procedures. 
  4. Unless otherwise specified in the proposed amendment or at the time of adoption, amendments to committee Operating Procedures shall be effective immediately.

Special Election: Vice President of Sponsorship

Mike Judge has served as VP Sponsorship since the 2017 annual meeting per the "Succession and vacancies" clause in the association bylaws.
 
In the event an officer resigns or is permanently unable to serve, the Board of Directors shall name a successor until the following annual meeting, at which time a special election shall be held for the unexpired portion of the term.
 
Mike Judge has accepted the nomination for Vice President of Sponsorship for an election to be held at the 2018 annual meeting.
 
For members interested in the position of Vice President of Sponsorship or interested in voting for candidates at the annual meeting, see notes below:

Method of nominations

  • Each nomination shall be approved by the nominee.
  • Nominations may be made and must be allowed from the floor at the Annual Meeting.
  • The nomination must contain a biographical sketch, prepared by the nominee, that includes the nominee’s credentials for the position. The biographical sketch may be presented in verbal or written form.
  • No nomination may be made for an absent person unless that person has notified the nominations committee in writing of his or her willingness to accept that specific nomination.

Voter criteria

  1. One person-one ballot: One person shall cast only one ballot as an individual, regardless of how many positions within the Association the person occupies;
  2. Proxies: There shall be no proxy voting;
  3. Minimum age: In order to vote, Members must be at least 18 years of age on the day of election;
  4. Voting membership deadline: Except for renewals from the previous year, individuals must be Members at least 30 days prior to the date of election.
To vote, you must meet one of the following criteria:
  1. You have a 2018 membership.
  2. You renew your expired 2017 membership any time prior to casting your vote on August 25, 2018.
  3. You are a first-time USATF member and you purchased a membership 30 days prior to August 25, 2018.
  4. Your membership expired in 2016 (or earlier) and you purchased a membership 30 days prior to August 25, 2018.