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FALL 2019 FWASA BOARD ELECTIONS

By President, 07/18/19, 5:45PM CDT

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FWASA Board Positions & Elections

During the General Meeting, FWASA team representatives will vote on six FWASA Board positions up for election. If you are interested in running for any of the following positions, please contact the Office to be added to the ballot.

FWASA Board Positions & Elections

During the General Meeting (more info), FWASA team representatives will vote on six FWASA Board positions up for election. If you are interested in running for any of the following positions, please contact the Office to be added to the ballot.

Positions up for election at the July 31 General Meeting are as follows:

To be voted on by respective league teams (board members abstain):

  • Mens Over 30 Commissioner (incumbent Chidi Anyalechi running)

To be voted on by all teams and board members:

  • Vice President (incumbent David Stoner running)
  • Field Commissioner (incumbent Sally Dieb vacating)
  • Registrar (incumbent Brent Sadler running)
  • Secretary/Treasurer (incumbent Doug Condie running)
  • Public Relations (incumbent John Kreter vacating)

Positions which are vacant or being vacated during their normal term (president will appoint interim replacement) are as follows:

  • Coed Commissioner (incumbent JP Chidgey to retire during current term)
  • Technology Coordinator (currently vacant)


See below by-laws excerpt for all FWASA Board position descriptions:

FWASA Board Positions & Elections

Article V.   Officers, Board of Directors, and Employees of FWASA
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A. Officers

  1. 1. The Officers of FWASA shall be President, Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer, Registrar, Men's Open League Commissioner, Men's Over 30 League Commissioner, Men’s Over 40/Over 50 League Commissioner, Women's League Commissioner, Co-ed League Commissioner, Field Commissioner/City Liaison, Player Development Coordinator, Public Relations and Marketing, and Technology Coordinator.
  2. The officers of FWASA must have been a FWASA member in good standing for a minimum of one (1) soccer year immediately before being voted into office and may succeed themselves in office.
  3. The term of office for all officers shall be for two (2) years, to begin on August 1 and run through August 31 two years thereafter.
  4. Elections shall be held at the Annual General meeting in the following manner:
  • President................................................... elected in EVEN years.
  • Vice President............................................. elected in ODD years.
  • Men's Open Commissioner........................ elected in EVEN years.
  • Men’s Over 30 Commissioner...................... elected in ODD years.
  • Men’s Over 40/Over 50 Commissioner...... elected in EVEN years.
  • Co-Ed Commissioner................................. elected in EVEN years.
  • Field Commissioner/City Liaison.................. elected in ODD years.
  • Women's Commissioner............................. elected in EVEN years.
  • Registrar....................................................... elected in ODD years.
  • Secretary/Treasurer..................................... elected in ODD years.
  • Player Development Coordinator............... elected in EVEN years.
  • Public Relations and Marketing................... elected in ODD years.
  • Technology Coordinator.............................. elected in EVEN years.
  1. Duties
  • President - shall preside at all meetings of FWASA and the Board.  He shall cast his vote last at any meeting.  He shall have the power to appoint any committees he deems necessary for the smooth running of FWASA business, and to dissolve such committees whenever he deems their function no longer necessary, other than the Standing Committees.  He shall work with the Board to guide the day-to-day operations of the FWASA office.
  • Vice President - shall chair the A&D Committee.  He shall succeed to the office of President in the event that office becomes vacant, and function as the President at any time the President cannot be present for any reason.
  • League Commissioners - shall call and preside at any meetings of the League members he deems necessary and shall represent those members at Board meetings.  He shall be responsible for the keeping of scores and standings for his League, and the dissemination of information to the members.  He is responsible for the placement of teams within playing divisions, and in conjunction with the other Commissioners, for scheduling of games at the beginning and during each season. He is also empowered to enforce the Rules and Regulations of FWASA, subject to appeal by the Board.
  • Registrar - shall be responsible for registration and keep all approved applications for membership, current team registrations and forms as required by our affiliation with NTSSA.  He shall be responsible for gathering this information and submitting it to NTSSA on a timely basis each season.  The Registrar, along with the Office Manager, are the only FWASA staff members with the authority to conduct registration, adds, drops, transfers, or refunds.
  • Secretary/Treasurer - shall collect all dues and fees and keep all books and accounts; shall be responsible for all funds and pay all bills approved by the Board.  He shall present the Board with an accounting of all funds when requested to do so.  He also shall record minutes at all general meetings and all executive board meetings.
  • Field Commissioner/City Liaison – Serves as the main liaison with the City of Ft. Worth regarding all field matters.  He shall assist the league commissioners by reserving soccer fields to support games sanctioned under the authority of the FWASA.  He shall check the condition of the fields and work with the City to insure the safety of the fields for the players.
  • Player Development Coordinator - shall assist new players in finding teams and shall form new teams, if possible, from the player list for each league.
  • Public Relations and Marketing - Act as liaison between FWASA and sponsors/partners, develop revenue streams, administer advertising/marketing to membership, Create and maintain social media content, develop and administer advertising strategy for FWASA, plan events (watching parties, end-of-season parties, etc).