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BYLAWS OF CENTRAL GEORGIA SOCCER ASSOCIATION, INC.

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Adopted 15 January 1995

Amended 19 November 1999
Amended 04 November 2001
Amended 10 November 2002
Amended 20 June 2003
Amended 24 May 2007
Amended April 23, 2008
Amended May 7, 2009

BYLAWS
OF
CENTRAL GEORGIA SOCCER ASSOCIATION, INC.

ARTICLE I 
ORGANIZATION

SECTION 1. NAME

The name of this organization is the Central Georgia Soccer Association, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as the CGSA).

SECTION 2. PURPOSE

The CGSA is organized as a nonprofit corporation pursuant to the Georgia Non- Profit Corporation Code to: promote and foster the growth of soccer as a form of physical development, and a character-building experience; to provide equal opportunity for all to participate at their skill ability levels; and to engage in such activities incident thereto as may be reasonable, necessary, or desirable to further such purpose, and to foster amateur soccer competition.

SECTION 3. BUSINESS ADDRESS

The principal business address of the CGSA shall be:

Central Georgia Soccer Association, Inc.
110 Snellgrove Drive
Warner Robins, GA 31088

The CGSA may establish and maintain an office or offices at such other places within the County of Houston, State of Georgia, as the Board of Directors may from time to time determine.

ARTICLE II
MEMBERS

SECTION 1. DEFINITION

The CGSA shall admit as active Members (a) each parent of a registered child or children for a maximum of two votes per family; (b) coaches, not otherwise qualified as a Member, who are registered with the CGSA for the purpose defined in Article I, Section 2; (c) other active participants who donate significant time as determined by the Board of Directors to CGSA on a regular basis; and the (d) Board of Directors, not otherwise qualified as Members. A Member shall be active until the close of registration for the following seasonal year (September 1 to August 31), or until the Member's withdrawal from the CGSA, whichever event is the first to occur.

SECTION 2. ANNUAL MEETING

The annual meeting of the Members shall be held in May of every year with the place, date, and time to be determined by the Board of Directors for the purpose of electing Directors.  Members desiring to transact business at the annual meeting must submit written notice to the CGSA President at least two weeks prior to the scheduled meeting date, indicating the purpose of such business.  Motions from the floor will not be recognized unless proper notice is made. At each annual meeting of the Members, the Board of Directors shall present the Members an overview of the Association's financial operations.

SECTION 3. SPECIAL MEETINGS

A special meeting of Members may be called at any time by (a) any 10 percent of the Members of the CGSA; (b) by any three Directors; or (c) by the President.  Members of the CGSA must present a written petition to the President, or in his absence, the Vice-President of the Board of Directors, signed by the required number of Members entitled to vote, indicating the purpose or purposes for calling such special meeting before such meeting will be scheduled.  Once a petition meeting the above requirements, or a notice signed by three Directors or the President, has been received by the President, the President shall schedule a meeting of the Members not less than 10 nor more than 30 calendars days from receipt of said petition or notice.  Only such business shall be transacted at a special meeting as may be stated or indicated in the petition or notices of such meeting,

SECTION 4. PLACE

The annual meeting of Members may be held at any place within the County of Houston designated by the Board of Directors.  Special meeting of Members may be held at any place within the County of Houston designated by the Members, if they shall call the meeting; by the President, if he shall call the meeting; or the necessary number of Directors, if they shall call the meeting.

SECTION 5. NOTICE

Written or printed notice stating the place, day and hour of each meeting of Members, and, in the case of a special meeting, the purpose or purposes for which the meeting is called shall be delivered not less than 10 days nor more than 30 calendar days before the date of the meeting, either personally, by mail, or by e-mail to each Member entitled to vote at such meeting, or shall be posted in conspicuous places at the principal office of the CGSA, including its soccer fields. The petitioners of the meeting shall be responsible for the notices.
 
SECTION 6. QUORUM

The Members present at any special meeting of the Members shall constitute a quorum as long as a minimum of Members representing two (2) percent of the registered players is present.  The Members present at any annual meeting of the Members shall constitute a quorum as long as the members present equal the number of current Board of Directors positions plus two non-Board Members.  If the minimum number of Members is not present, the meeting will be rescheduled.

SECTION 7. VOTING

Each active Member shall be entitled to one vote at any meeting of the Members, annual or special, and no Member shall be entitled to more than one vote on any issue because said Member qualifies as a Member in more than one category enumerated in Article I, Section 1. Proxy votes shall be permitted if presented in writing at any meeting of the Members.  No Member can hold more than one proxy on any vote.

SECTION 8. OFFICERS

The President shall preside at, and the Secretary shall keep the records of, each meeting of Members.  In the absence of the President, a Vice-President shall preside, or, in his absence, a Member duly appointed by the President shall preside.  In the absence of the Secretary, the presiding officer may appoint any person to act as secretary of the meeting.

SECTION 9. LIST OF MEMBERS

A complete list of Members entitled to vote at each Member's meeting shall be prepared by the Secretary, and shall be produced at such meeting, and at all times during such meeting shall be subject to inspection by any Member.


ARTICLE III
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SECTION 1. PURPOSE OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The business and property of the CGSA shall be managed and controlled by the Board of Directors, and shall be subject to the restrictions imposed by law, the Articles of Incorporation, or these Bylaws.  The Board of Directors shall oversee the affairs of the CGSA, and shall make such arrangements for carrying on the business of the CGSA as it deems best, including the appointment of committees to assist in carrying out the purposes of the CGSA, as stated in the Articles of Incorporation. 

SECTION 2. NUMBER AND TERM OF OFFICE

The Board of Directors shall consist of the President; Vice-President; Secretary; Treasurer; League Commissioner; Director of Registration; Director of Recreational Programs; Director of Select Programs; Director of Services and Public Relations; Director of Fields and Maintenance; and other positions as deemed necessary by the Officers.  The Board shall consist of at least 9 and no more than 13 members.  All Directors shall be elected by popular vote at the annual meetings of the Members.  All Directors shall be elected to a two-year term.  The positions shall follow an Even / Odd year election process as listed below.

EVEN YEAR:  ODD YEAR: 
  • President
  • Secretary
  • Commissioner
  • Fields & Maintenance
  • Director of Select Programs
  • Director of  Adult League
  • Vice President
  • Treasurer
  • Registration
  • Director of Recreation
  • Director of Services 
  • Director of Public Relations
  • Director of Academy
   

Directors shall serve their terms until the day after their successors are elected and have assumed office; until their death; until their removal as herein set forth; or until their resignations are received as provided in these Bylaws.  Directors may be re-elected to the same post or any other post as long as it is otherwise permitted by these bylaws.  Directors will not serve in two or more posts simultaneously.

SECTION 3. QUALIFICATION OF DIRECTORS

Directors shall be 18 years of age or older, and need not be residents of the State of Georgia. Only one person from a Member's immediate family may serve on the Board of Directors during the same or overlapping terms.  No individual who is in a compensated capacity to the CGSA, whether as an employee of the CGSA or as an independent contractor, shall be eligible to serve as a Director. When the board is contemplating any actions that provide, increase, reduction, or impact any inurnment, to an individual board member or that members affiliated employer or business that board member shall recluse himself from the discussion and voting. The chair is expressly empowered to require a reclusal if they do not recluse themself. In order to be eligible for the position of President, a person must have previously held a position within the association as a Director for one year, or have served as a head parent coach or team manager for at least two years; however, this requirement may be waived by a majority vote of the Directors.
 
SECTION 4. REMOVAL

Subject to the Articles of Incorporation, any Director may be removed from office, with or without cause, prior to the expiration of his term by a majority vote of the Members present at any special meeting.  A quorum as stated in Article II, Section 6, must be present.  The Board of Directors, by a vote of two thirds of the Directors then serving, shall have the right and authority to remove any director at either a regularly scheduled or special meeting for substantial failure to perform his or her mandated duties, for violation of the Youth Council of Georgia Soccer or Georgia State Soccer Association constitution or bylaws, for violation of these bylaws, for failing to attend three (3) consecutive regularly scheduled monthly meetings of the Board of Directors or four (4) of such meetings in any consecutive six-month period.  In the event of such removal, the Board of Directors shall designate a replacement for the removed director to serve the remainder of the current term.

SECTION 5. VACANCIES

Any vacancy occurring in the Board of Directors may be filled by the affirmative vote of a majority of the Directors present and entitled to vote at an annual, regular, or special meeting called for such purpose.  A director elected to fill the unexpired term of his predecessors, whose term extends beyond the next annual meeting of the Members, shall be elected by the Board of Director to serve only until the next annual meeting of the members. The Members, at their next annual meeting, then shall be entitled to elect a Director to fill the remaining unexpired term.

SECTION 6. MEETINGS OF DIRECTORS

All meetings of the Board of Directors, whether annual, regular, or special, shall be open to all the Members, but the Board of Directors need not provide the Members with any notice of such meetings that have been properly called in accordance with these Bylaws.  The Directors may hold their meetings, except as otherwise provided by statute, in such a place or time as they determine.  The Directors shall maintain an original set of books and records of the CGSA, and may maintain duplicate sets of these books and records, as they may deem proper.

SECTION 7. QUORUM

A majority of the Directors duly elected shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, but if at any meeting of the Board of Directors there is less than a quorum present, a majority of those present or any Director solely present may adjourn the meeting without further notice.  The act of a majority of the Directors present at a meeting at which a quorum is in attendance shall be the act of the Board of Directors, unless the act of a greater number is required by law, by the Articles of Incorporation, or by these Bylaws.  If in the case of a tie, the subject should be tabled until a second meeting or for action pursuant to the guidelines established in Section 15, Article III.  If the vote is still a tie, the President (verbally) will break the tie.
 
SECTION 8. ANNUAL MEETING OF THE BOARD

The Board of Directors may hold its annual meeting, if a quorum is present, immediately after and at the same place as the annual meeting of the Members.

SECTION 9. REGULAR MEETINGS OF THE BOARD

Regular meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held at such times and places as shall be designated, from time to time by resolution of the Board of Directors except that such regular meetings shall be scheduled at least once each calendar month.  Notice of such scheduled regular meetings shall be posted at the offices of the CGSA and provided in writing, or verbally to each Director.

SECTION 10. SPECIAL MEETINGS OF THE BOARD

Meetings other than the annual or regular meetings shall be called special meetings.  Special meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held whenever called by (a) the President, (b) by any three Members of the Board of Directors, or (c) by at least 10 percent of the Members entitled to vote as defined in Article II, Section 3.

SECTION 11. NOTICE

The Secretary shall give notice of any special meeting to each Director in person, by mail, by email, or by telephone no less than five calendar days before the meeting.  The attendance of a Director at any meeting shall constitute a waiver of notice of such meeting except where a Director attends a meeting for the express purpose of objecting to the transaction of any business on the grounds that the meeting is not lawfully called or convened.  Neither the business to be transacted, nor the purpose of the annual, regular, or special meeting of the Board of Directors needs to be specified in the notice of such meeting.  At any meeting at which every Director shall be present, even though without any notice, any business may be transacted.

SECTION 12. ORDER OF BUSINESS

At meetings of the Board of Directors, business shall be transacted in such order as the Board may determine from time to time.  At all meetings of the Board of Directors, the President of the Board shall preside, and, in the absence of the President, the Vice-President of the Board shall preside.  The Secretary of the CGSA shall act as secretary of all meetings of the Board of Directors.  In the absence of the Secretary, the President may appoint any person to act as secretary of the meeting.

SECTION 13. COMPENSATION

No compensation shall be paid to Directors for their services as Directors.  No remuneration shall be paid to a Director for services performed by him for the CGSA in any other capacity.  By a majority vote of the Directors, CGSA may employ personnel with full compensation to complete workload inherent to CGSA’s ordinary course of business.

SECTION 14. PRESUMPTION OF ASSENT

A Director of the CGSA who is present at a meeting of the Board of Directors at which action on any CGSA matter is taken shall be presumed to have assented to the action, unless his dissent shall be entered in the minutes of the meeting; unless he files his written dissent to such action with the person acting as Secretary of the meeting before the adjournment thereof; unless he forwards such dissent by registered mail to the Secretary of the CGSA within 48 hours; or unless he sends an email to all Board of Directors after the adjournment of the meeting.  Such rights to dissent shall not apply to a Director who voted in favor of such action.

SECTION 15. ACTION OF DIRECTORS WITHOUT A MEETING

Any action required to be taken, or any action that may be taken, at a meeting of the Directors may be taken without a meeting if a written consent resolution, setting forth the action so taken and agreed to by the majority of the CGSA Board of Directors.  Coordination via email is an approved method, but will only be used by the President of CGSA on a limited basis on matters that have been properly moved, seconded and for which discussion has been closed in a prior meeting of the Board. 

 ARTICLE IV
SENIOR ADVISORY BOARD

SECTION 1 PURPOSE

The Senior Advisory Board will ensure the continuity of CGSA by formulating policy recommendations with the CGSA Board of Directors, and carrying out those policies in the absence of the CGSA Board of Directors. With the exception of the current CGSA
Board of Directors President, the Senior Advisory Board will serve as ex-officio non-voting CGSA Board of Directors members representing the membership interests of the organization as regards the actions and operations of the CGSA Board of Directors. In the absence of a CGSA Board of Directors, the Senior Advisory Board is empowered to act in the name of the organization and in accordance with the organizations bylaws, articles of incorporation, and existing policy. Such actions will be subject to review and approval by the CGSA membership.

SECTION 2 NUMBER AND TERM OF OFFICE

The Senior Advisory Board shall consist of the CGSA Board of Directors Past President, current CGSA Board of Directors President, a Secretary, and at least one Membership Chair. The Senior Advisory Board shall consist of no fewer than four (4) and no more than eight (8) members. No Senior Advisory Board member shall hold more than one Senior Advisory Board position at a time. Each Senior Advisory Board member shall serve for one term, and may be re-elected to the Senior Advisory Board at the annual meeting of the members.

SECTION 3 QUALIFICATIONS OF THE SENIOR ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS 

Each member of the Senior Advisory Board shall demonstrate a commitment to participate actively in the governing of the organization. Only member-elected CGSA Board of Directors fulfilling a full term, and also not removed from the CGSA Board of Directors position are eligible to fill a Senior Advisory Board position at the end of their CGSA Board of Directors term or at anytime thereafter. No CGSA Board of Directors member may vacate his current position for the sole purpose of filling a Senior Advisory Board position. In addition, all elements under Article III, Section 3, Qualification of Directors apply.

SECTION 4 REMOVAL

Subject to the Articles of Incorporation, any Senior Advisory Board member may be removed from office, with or without cause, prior to the expiration of his term by a majority vote of the Members present at any special meeting. A quorum, as stated in Article II, Section 6 of these bylaws must be present.

SECTION 5 VACANCIES

Any vacancy occurring on the Senior Advisory Board may be filled by an affirmative vote of the majority of CGSA Board of Directors present and entitled to vote at any annual, regular, or special meeting called for such purpose. A director elected to fill the unexpired term of his predecessors shall serve the remainder of the term.  

SECTION 6 APPOINTMENT OF THE SENIOR ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

The CGSA Board of Directors Past President and current CGSA Board of Directors President are automatic appointees to the Senior Advisory Board. All other positions shall be nominated by the current CGSA Board of Directors.  The CGSA Board of Directors will accept nominations from previous Board of Directors members for the vacant Senior Advisory Board positions. In the event the past president declines the Senior Advisory Board appointment, the CGSA Board of Directors may nominate another qualified candidate to fill the position.

SECTION 7 MEETINGS OF THE SENIOR ADVISORY BOARD 

The Senior Advisory Board shall meet at least three times a year to review CGSA Board of Directors policies, meeting minute actions, and planned actions, and are open to the general membership. One Senior Advisory Board meeting will be scheduled in conjunction with a CGSA Board of Directors meeting, the others as appropriate to handle the business of the organization in a timely manner.

SECTION 8 DUTIES OF THE GOVERNING BOARD

The Senior Advisory Board will receive the meeting minutes, financial reports, and any policy changes of the CGSA Board of Directors each month and will discuss the CGSA Board of Directors actions and planned actions during the Senior Advisory Board meetings. In addition, the Senior Advisory Board will receive any concerns put forth by the general membership concerning the CGSA Board of Directors actions and planned actions in order to facilitate differences between the CGSA Board of Directors and the general membership that may interfere with the day-to-day management of the organization. Any irregularities or items of interest will be reported to the CGSA Board of Directors and the general membership. In addition, should the CGSA Board of Directors position vacancy exceed fifty percent (50%), the Senior Advisory Board will call a special meeting of the Members in accordance with these bylaws to nominate and elect members to fill those vacancies.

SECTION 9 ORDER OF BUSINESS

Business may be conducted via e-mail to facilitate decisions needing consideration prior to the next scheduled meeting. All meetings of the Senior Advisory Board will be chaired by the CGSA Board of Directors Past President. In the absence of the Past President, the Secretary shall preside. Meeting minutes will be maintained by the Secretary, or appointed Senior Advisory Board member in the absence of the Secretary or in those instances when the Secretary is presiding. A simple majority of the number of Senior Advisory Board members shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

SECTION 10 INDEMNIFICATION

Liability insurance coverage provided by the Georgia State Soccer Association extends to the Senior Advisory Board in accordance with the provisions stated in Article IV, Section 1 of these bylaws.


ARTICLE V
INDEMNIFICATION OF DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS

SECTION 1. COVERAGE PROVIDED

The Georgia State Soccer Association provides, on behalf of all members of that association, directors, officers, and coaches, a liability insurance policy protecting them, jointly or severally, in the performance of their duties to the CGSA. The Board of Directors shall faithfully comply with all requests from the Georgia State Soccer Association, and its insurer or insurers, and take such action and provide such information as may be necessary to keep said insurance policy in full force and effect at all times. Should any director officer or coach, or any other person that may be covered by said insurance policy, become a party or is threatened to be made a party to any threatened pending or complete action, suit or proceeding, whether civil, criminal, administrative, or investigative, the Georgia State Soccer Association shall be promptly notified in order to effectuate the insurance coverage so provided by that association.  

In the event the Georgia State Soccer Association no longer provides this insurance coverage to the CGSA, or the CGSA is denied this insurance coverage due to sanctions, or other means, applied against the CGSA by the Georgia State Soccer Association, the Board of Directors shall immediately seek, and pay for from CGSA funds, insurance coverage similar to that which was provided by the Georgia State Soccer Association. This insurance coverage shall be maintained by the Board of Directors until such time as coverage from the Georgia State Soccer Association is reinstated, or newly effectuated, or similar coverage is provided from another source, or the CGSA is dissolved.


ARTICLE VI
COMMITTEES

SECTION 1. COMMITTEES

The Board of Directors may establish, as they deem necessary, any committees as required. These committees will be developed to carry out specific functions of the CGSA.


ARTICLE VII
AMENDMENTS

SECTION 1. PROCEDURES

These Bylaws may be altered, amended, or repealed in either of the following manners:

A.) By the affirmative vote of the majority of the Members present at any annual meeting, or at any special meeting if notice of the proposed amendment(s) is/are contained in the notice of said special meeting.

Or

B.) By the affirmative vote of a majority of the Board of Directors, when a quorum is present and said proposed amendment is contained in the notice of the meeting.  However, the Board of Directors shall not have the authority to amend any provision(s) in these Bylaws that would

a. remove the Member’s right and ability to control the election of Directors,
b. alter the number of Directors, their term of office, or their removal from office, or 
c. alter the activities to be conducted by the Board of Directors.


ARTICLE VIII
MISCELLANEOUS

SECTION 1. SEAL

The Board of Director shall adopt a suitable corporate seal containing the name of the CGSA, which shall be in the custody and control of the Secretary. If and when so directed by the Board of Directors, a duplicate seal may be kept and used by such Officer or other person as the Board of Directors shall authorize.

SECTION 2. FISCAL YEAR

The fiscal year of the CGSA shall begin July 1 of each year, and continue until June 30 of the following year.

SECTION 3. GENDER

Where the wording "he", "him" or other male gender specific terminology is used in these Bylaws, it shall be understood that these are merely words of convenience, and that they refer equally to both the male and female gender.

SECTION 4. NOTICE AND WAIVER OF NOTICE

Whenever any notice whatever is required to be given under the provisions of these Bylaws, said notice shall be deemed to be sufficient if given by depositing the same in a post office box in a sealed postage-paid envelope addressed to the person entitled thereto at his post office address, as it appears in the books of the CGSA, and such notice shall be deemed to have been given on the date of such mailing. A waiver of notice, before or after the time stated therein, shall be deemed equivalent thereto.

SECTION 5. RESIGNATIONS

A Director or Officer may resign at any time. Such resignation shall be made either in writing, or presented orally at a meeting of the Board of Directors where a quorum is present, and shall take effect at the time specified in such writing or oral presentation. If no time is specified for the resignation, then it shall be effective at the time written notice is received by the President, or at the time of the oral presentation before the Board of Directors. The acceptance of a resignation shall not be necessary to make it effective, unless expressly so provided in the resignation.

SECTION 6. CONFLICTS

The CGSA shall be controlled and operated pursuant to the provisions of the Articles of Incorporation and the Bylaws of the CGSA. If there should be a conflict between the provisions of the Articles or Incorporation and the provisions of these Bylaws, then, and in that event, the provisions of the Articles of Incorporation shall control.

SECTION 7. PETTY CASH ACCOUNT

The Board of Directors may establish a petty cash checking account, separate from the primary checking account of the CGSA, from which minor amounts can be paid for daily incidental expenses. The Board of Directors shall determine the location of this account; the signatories to the account, who need not be Members, Directors or Officers of the CGSA; the amount of funds to be maintained in the account, not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500); the number of signatures necessary to issue a check; and any other matters necessary to establish and maintain such an account in order to enable the CGSA to operate efficiently on a daily basis.


ARTICLE IX
NONPROFIT STATUS

SECTION 1. CGSA STATUS

Not withstanding anything here and before to the contrary, the CGSA shall have no stock or stockholders, and it is not organized, and shall not be operated for pecuniary gain or profit. No part of the net earning of the CGSA or of its property shall inure to the benefit of any Member, Director, Officer, or other private individual unless (a) said individuals are on a contract basis under CGSA’s routine course of business, or (b) said individual is a compensated employee of CGSA specifically approved by the Board of Directors. The CGSA shall never be authorized to engage in a regular business of a kind ordinarily carried on for profit, or in any other activity except in the furtherance of the purposes stated in the Articles of Incorporation. The CGSA shall never engage in propaganda, attempt to influence legislation, or participate in any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office, nor shall any part of its property or any part of the income therefore be devoted to such purpose

SECTION 2. DISSOLUTION

In the event of the dissolution of the CGSA, to the extent allowed under applicable law, all of the assets of the CGSA shall be distributed to, or its assets shall be sold and the proceeds distributed to, another organization organized and operating, or to one or more corporations, fund, clubs, or foundation organized and operating exclusively for recreational, religious, charitable, scientific, literary, or educational purposes that shall be selected by the Board of Directors of the CGSA, provided, however, that any such recipient organization or organizations shall at that time qualify as exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. If, for any reason, upon dissolution of the CGSA, the Board of Directors shall fail to act in the manner herein provided within a reasonable time, the Senior Judge in point of service of the Superior Court of Houston County, Georgia, shall make such determination as herein provided upon application of one or more persons having a real interest in the CGSA or its assets.


ARTICLE X
AUTHORITY AND RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SELECT TEAM CLUB

SECTION 1. PURPOSE
 
It is the purpose of the CGSA to provide and promote a wide range of opportunities for all youth and junior level soccer players associated with, and playing for, the CGSA.  

The CGSA recognized that its recreational program is the foundation upon which all programs are built. The CGSA acknowledges and reaffirms its commitment to continue its recreational program, and to continue its efforts to provide recreational level play for those players so interested.

The CGSA recognizes there are opportunities available to youth and junior players beyond those offered by the recreational programs, such as Academy, Challenge, Classic, Athena, and Junior-level play as set for in the appropriate Georgia State Soccer Association playing rules and regulation.

In order to assist those players and teams involved in upper division play, it would be beneficial to the CGSA if a club was formed consisting of all teams in the Academy, Challenge, Classic, Athena, and Junior divisions.

SECTION 2. CREATION OF THE CLUB

In recognition of the statements in Section I of this article, and after due consideration given by the Board of Directors on the CGSA, it is resolved as follows: 
(a) That the bylaws of CGSA be amended to include the operating rules of the club.
(b) That a Club to be knows as Central Georgia Soccer Club be formed.
(c) That the indemnification provided to officers and directors of the' CGSA shall also include officers of the Club.
(d) That upon review of the Operating Rules of the Club, said Operating Rules will be adopted and ratified by the CGSA.
(3) That the Club shall operate in accordance with its Operating Rules in a manner not inconsistent with the rules or regulations of the CGSA and those of the Georgia State Soccer Association.


ARTICLE XI
ADOPTION OF BYLAWS

These Bylaws are adopted, approved, and updated the 15th day of January 1995 at a special meeting of the Directors, by a majority vote of these Directors present, as evidenced by the minutes of that meeting duly attested to by the Secretary of the CGSA.


Original Signed
Rudy Gallegos
Director of Coaching 

Original Signed                               
Deborah K. Drazdowski
President, CGSA

Original Signed
Glen Underwood
Treasurer, CGSA





Original Signed
William Leipprandt
CGSA President at time of Amendment
Amended 19 November 1999 

Original Signed                                             
William Leipprandt
CGSA President at time of Amendment
Amended 04 November 2001

William C. Leipprandt
William Leipprandt
CGSA President at time of Amendment
Amended 10 November 2002

Original Signed
Dale Richmond
CGSA President at time of Amendment
Amended 20 June 2003

Original Signed
Paul Brooks
CGSA President at Time of Amendment
Amended 26 October 2006
Original Signed
Shawn Meck
CGSA President at Time of Amendment
Amended 23 April 2008

Paul Boyer
CGSA President at Time of Amendment
Amendment 12 November 2008

Paul Boyer
CGSA President at Time of Amendment
Amendment 07 May 2009