Call for Nominations
for Michigan Chess Association Offices of President, Vice President, Secretary,
and Treasurer will be held at the Annual General Membership Meeting at the upcoming
2017 Michigan Open. Whether you are an active or inactive Michigan chess player
or the parent of a Michigan chess player, if you are a Michigan Chess
Association member, your candidacy is welcome. Please contact the Election
Committee Chair, Loren Schwiebert, at email@example.com
for more information or if you want to be a candidate for any of these
Each candidate is encouraged to
write a brief statement for the website. If you are interested, please let me
know as soon as possible. Candidates may also be nominated from the floor at
the Annual Meeting. If you have not yet been involved in the organization and
are interested in helping promote chess in Michigan, these are good positions
to help support the growth of the Michigan Chess Association.
Duties of Officers
Preside at all membership and Executive Board meetings.
b. Appoint six Members-at-Large of the Executive Board for one-year terms
with the advice and consent of the Executive Board.
c. Assign duties and responsibilities to the members of the Executive Board
with its advice and consent.
d. Appoint an Elections Committee to arrange and oversee the nomination and
election process. No member may run for office while serving on the Elections
e. Appoint all other committees with the advice and consent of the Executive
Board. The term of office of each committee shall be until the end of the
next Annual General Membership Meeting or such shorter time as is provided at
the time of appointment.
f. Appoint Delegates, Voting Members, and Alternate Voting Members to the
United States Chess Federation with the advice and consent of the Executive
2. The Vice-President shall assist the President and
preside at meetings in the absence of the President.
3. The Secretary shall keep minutes of all meetings and
furnish copies to Executive Board members, conduct the correspondence of the
Association, and provide notice for all Membership meetings.
4. The Treasurer shall be responsible for the funds of the
Association, report at the Executive Board and Membership meetings on the
financial situation of the Association, and provide itemized financial
statements at the request of the Executive Board.
All MCA board members are entitled to free entry to
all MCA sponsored tournaments.
And Don’t Forget…
The Membership Meeting will be held
at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 3, 2017 at the 2017 Michigan Open. MCA
members stand up and make your voices heard!
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