New Region 5 State Chairs

Congratulations to our Incumbents and new Region 5 State Chairs!
We look forward to another successful term.

  • Illinois – Norbert Bendixen (by acclamation)
  • Indiana – Robert Neat – (by acclamation)
  • Kentucky – Brian Blewitt
  • Michigan – Beckey Burden-Cuddeback – (by acclamation)
  • Ohio – run-off election starting April 23 – May 6, 2018

Thank you to Nina Dent, Tami Schaafsma and Amy Roplogle for their service to their states and region.
Their hard work  is much appreciated by the region, and they will be missed.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – STATE ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN

State Administrative Committee Chairman position nominations are now open.  Term of office is from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020.  Please read pages 12  – 14 of the Operating Code to review voting procedures and timeline for SACC.

Here are the: STATE ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN DUTIES

Nominations are due no later than March 1, 2018 with the election beginning April 1, 2018 and ending April 115, 2018.

TO VOTE:  Professional Members should make sure each of the following are correct:

  1. Their address is current (specifically the state)
  2. Know their personal User ID
  3. Know their password
  4. Membership, Safety Certification and Background Check are fully processed and current
  5. Email address is correct

A completed State Administrative Nomination Form must be submitted (mail or email) on or before March 1, 2018 (midnight):

Dave Stiles. RACC
105 Woodland Lane
Carmel, IN 46032

or email: d.b.stiles@att.net

Women’s Regional Committee Chairperson Nomination Forms

Attached (below) is the Nomination Form for the following Regional Chair positions:

  • Women’s Regional Junior Olympic Committee Chairperson,
  • Regional Technical Committee Chairperson, and
  • Regional Xcel Committee Chairperson.

Please note: All nominees must be USA Gymnastics Women’s Program Professional Members in good standing for a minimum of two consecutive years immediately prior to the nomination, be at least 21 years old and meet the prerequisites in Article V of the Operating Code Section H found posted in the Rules section of the USA Gymnastics website, Women’s Program home page.

The position will begin July 1, 2017 and serve a four (4) year term.

Nominations are to be sent to the Regional Administrative Committee Chairperson no later than March 1, 2017.
(Dave Stiles, RACC, d.b.stiles@comcast.net).

2017 Nomination Form (RTCC, RJOCC, RXCC)

Attention Kentucky & Indiana…..State Chair Voting Details

The nominees for Indiana are Amy Scales Repolgle and Diane Laundenschlager.

Kentucky nominees are Miachel Crowe, Brian Blewitt and Jason Button.

Elections will be conducted online at www.usagym.org from April 1 – April 15.  In order to ensure that your vote can be counted, each Professional Member should make sure of each of the following:

* Your address is current (specifically the State)
* You know your personal User ID
* You know your password
* Your Professional membership, safety certification and background check must be fully processed and current.

The State Administrative Chairman (SACC) shall be elected by majority (1 over 50%) of the votes cast.

After all elections are concluded, a complete list of the State Administrative Chairmen will be published at www.usagym.org.

Region 5 State Chair Elections

Congratulations to Norbert Bendixon (IL), Tami Schaafsma (MI), and Nina Dent (OH) for retaining their State Chairperson position.  They had no opponent so they were elected by acclamation.

Indiana and Kentucky will have elections. (Please see next post for detailed voting information.)

The nominees for Indiana are Amy Scales Repolgle and Diane Laundenschlager.

The nominees for Kentucky are Miachel Crowe, Brian Blewitt and Jason Button.

The State Administrative Chairman (SACC) shall be elected by majority (1 over 50%) of the votes cast.

After all elections are concluded, a complete list of the State Administrative Chairmen will be published at www.usagym.org.

Second Chance….Call for 2016 State Chair Nominations

2016 State Chairman Nominations
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Call for Nominations for the position of State Administrative Chair.  Nominations will be accepted beginning February 1, 2016 to March 1, 2016.  Nominations must be mailed to Dave Stiles, 105 Woodland Lane, Carmel, IN 46032 or emailed tod.b.stiles@comcast.net.

Nominees will be posted on the USA Gymnastics website beginning April 1, 2016 with voting taking place between February 1 – 15, 2016.

Term of office begins July 1, 2016.

Nominees must be:   A Professional Member of the Women’s Program, at least 21 years old and in good standing for a minimum of two (2) consecutive years immediately prior to the nomination.

A member in good standing is defined as a person who has complied with all aspects of the program as outlined in the Rules and Policies. Special circumstances involving residency criteria for any State or Regional Chairman position can be petitioned to the Regional Administrative Committee (RAC), in consultation with the National Administrative Committee Chairman (NACC), if necessary. Prior to being placed on the ballot, all nominees must sign a document that verifies that they have read and understand the duties and responsibilities of the office for which they have been nominated and submit their resumes to the appropriate USA Gymnastics officer.  Current elected officers seeking re-election must be compliant with all their duties and responsibilities.

CRITERIA:

SECTION L- STATE ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN (SACC)
Must have been active within that State’s program for a minimum of two (2) consecutive years.
It is strongly recommended that the candidates have financial skills, organizational skills, communication skills, a working knowledge of the program, a willingness to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the position.

(See Duties and Responsibilities – Operating Code)

Call For Nominations for State Administrative Chair

2016 State Chairman Nominations
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Call for Nominations for the position of State Administrative Chair.  Nominations will be accepted beginning February 1, 2016 to March 1, 2016.  Nominations must be mailed to Dave Stiles, 105 Woodland Lane, Carmel, IN 46032 or emailed tod.b.stiles@comcast.net.

Nominees will be posted on the USA Gymnastics website beginning April 1, 2016 with voting taking place between February 1 – 15, 2016.

Term of office begins July 1, 2016.

Nominees must be:   A Professional Member of the Women’s Program, at least 21 years old and in good standing for a minimum of two (2) consecutive years immediately prior to the nomination.

A member in good standing is defined as a person who has complied with all aspects of the program as outlined in the Rules and Policies. Special circumstances involving residency criteria for any State or Regional Chairman position can be petitioned to the Regional Administrative Committee (RAC), in consultation with the National Administrative Committee Chairman (NACC), if necessary. Prior to being placed on the ballot, all nominees must sign a document that verifies that they have read and understand the duties and responsibilities of the office for which they have been nominated and submit their resumes to the appropriate USA Gymnastics officer.  Current elected officers seeking re-election must be compliant with all their duties and responsibilities.

CRITERIA:

SECTION L- STATE ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN (SACC)
Must have been active within that State’s program for a minimum of two (2) consecutive years.
It is strongly recommended that the candidates have financial skills, organizational skills, communication skills, a working knowledge of the program, a willingness to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the position.

(See Duties and Responsibilities – Operating Code)

State Chairman Nominations are now open!

Please confirm with nominee their interest in running for this position before submitting Nomination Form.  Nominee should read the “Duties and Responsibilities” section  in the Rules and policies before agreeing to run.

Nomination Form deadline is February 28, 2014 and is submitted to Dave Stiles, Region 5 RACC, at d.b.stiles@comcast.net.

Voting will take place on the USA Gymnastics website from April 1 – 15, 2014.

Forms are listed below:
State Chair Nomination Letter 2014
Region 5 Nomination Form

Thank you.

Dave
Region 5 RACC
105 Woodland Lane
Carmel, IN 46032
317-504-8281 ©
d.b.stiles@comcast.net