BY-LAWS

CALIFORNIA SHUFFLEBOARD ASSOCIATION Organized November 10, 1959Affiliated with the National Shuflleboard Association, Inc.CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWSCONSTITUTION Amended or changed on Sept 15,2012Overall Amendment. The title Board of Governors be replaced with the title Board of Directors everywhere it appears in the constitution or bylaws.

ARTICLE I – NAMEThis Association shall be known as the CALIFORNIA SHUFFLEBOARD ASSOCIATION, INC., hereinafter referred to as the Association. ARTICLE II – ADDRESSThe official address of the Association shall be the residence of it’s currently serving President within the State of California

ARTICLE III – PURPOSEThe purpose of the Association shall be to promote interest and play in the game of shuffleboard for the greatest possible enjoyment by the players.

ARTICLE IV – POLICYThe policy of the Association shall be non-profit and non-political.

ARTICLE V – FISCAL AND MEMBERSHIP YEARSThe fiscal Year and the Membership Year of the association shall be the same as the calendar year.

ARTICLE VI- MEMBERSHIP                                                                                                                (a) Any Association shuffleboard district organized and operated pursuant to Section two (2) of the By-Laws shall be eligible for membership in the   Association.                                                                                                                                             (b) An organized shuffleboard club shall be construed to mean any group of shufllers within the State of California having someone at its head with power to act for and in behalf of such group.                                                                                                                               ( c) A recreation or other department of a municipality which is vested with the control of shuffleboard courts shall be eligible for membership in the District Association and any organized shuffleboard club(s) using its courts shall be eligible for membership in the District organization wherein they are located.

ARTICLE VII – DISTRICTS                                                                                                                   (a) The area of California inwhich organized clubs are located shall be divided geographically into Districts, each of which shall have its own administration pursuant to Section 2 of the ByLaws.(b) The Board of Directors may, at any time, change the areas of any existing Districts and/or create new Districts.

ARTICLE VIII – OFFICERS                                                                                                                      (a) The Officers of the Association shall be a President, a First Vice-President, a Second VicePresident, a Third Vice-President, a Secretary, a Recording Secretary, a Treasurer, all of whom shall serve without remuneration. The Recording Secretary is to be selected by the President with the approval of the Secretary. Such person to be a member of the Board of Directors.                                                                                                  (b) The tenure of Officers shall be two (2) years beginning with their installation at the Annual Meeting in which they were elected. Currently serving Officers may be nominated to succeed themselves.

ARTICLE IX -Board of Directors                                                                                                            ( a) The Officers of the Association, together with the representatives of each District, provided for in Section 2 of the By-Laws, shall collectively constitute a Board of Directors which shall be vested with full power to govern the affairs of the Association in accordance with its Constitution and By-Laws.
(b) The Immediate Past President of the Association shall automatically remain a member of the Board, with voting privileges, for the duration of the term or successive terms of his immediate successor.

ARTICAL X – BOARD :MEETINGS
(a) The Board shall hold an Annual Meeting at the specified date and location during a CSA tournament. Written notice of each such meeting shall be mailed by the Secretary to each Board member at least fifteen (15) days prior to the date set for the meeting.

.Ib) The Board shall hold such other meetings as it may deem necessary to carry out its duties, or at the call of the President, or as requested in writing by at least one-fourth of the Board members. Written notice of each such meeting shall be mailed by the Secretary to each Board member at least ten (10) days prior to the date set for the meeting.

( c) A majority of the Board members shall constitute a quorum for any meeting of the Board. (d) All Board members present shall have equal voting power in all meetings of the Board. (e) The order of business at the Annual Meeting shall be as follows:

1. Roll call of Board members 0 to be recorded in the minutes;

2. Reading of the minutes of the last previous meeting;

3. Treasurer’s report;

4. Secretary’s report;

5. Reports of Committees;

6. Unfinished business;

7. Annual reports and/or comments by:

Each District President National Representatives Third Vice-President Second Vice-President First Vice-President Immediate Past President President

8. New business;

9. Election of Officers;

10. Installation of Officers;

11. Adjournment

(f) The order of business at all other meetings as follows:

1. Roll call of Board Members – to be recorded in the minutes;

2. Reading of the minutes of the last previous meeting;

3. The business for which the meeting was called;

4. Adjournment

ARTICLE XI – EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
(a) The elected officers of the Association, together with the Recording Secretary and the immediate Past President, shall collectively constitute an Executive Committee to administer the affairs of the Association and is vested with full power to act for the Board of Directors as may be required between annual and special meetings of the Board.
(b) The Executive Committee shall hold meetings at the call of the Board President or at the request of any three committee members. A majority of the members shall constitute a quorum for any meeting of the committee and each member of the committee shall have equal voting power in all meetings.
(c) Business of the Executive Committee may also be conducted by means of written correspondence, by telephone or other electronic means, if deemed appropriate by a majority of the committee. A majority of the committee shall constitute a quorum for the conduct of the business concerned.

ARTICLE XII – AMENDMENTS
This Constitution and/or By-Laws may be amended by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of those present at any meeting of the Board or by telephonic communication, PROVIDED that written notice of the reason of this proposed amendment(s) shall have been mailed with the notice of the meeting to each Board member.

BY-LAWS SECTION 1 – GENERAL

ARTICLE I – SCOPE OF ACTIVITIES (a) To accomplish its purpose the Association shall:
1. Encourage the construction of shuffleboard courts upon which the game can be played satisfactorily, by publicizing and supplying to all interested persons complete plans and specifications to meet the minimum requirements established by the California Shuffleboard Association, Inc., for the construction of good courts.
2. Provide its member clubs with instructions on the care and upkeep of shuffleboard courts and equipment.
3. Provide its member clubs with copies of the latest revised Official California Shuffleboard Rules and its Manual of Instructions for Court Officials; encourage and train players to become Approved Tournament Officials and certify them as much.
4. Promote, sanction and supervise official championship tournaments to be played pursuant to its Tournament Regulations, and give official recognition to the winners thereof
5. Provide its member clubs with its Tournament Regulations and Instructions on Planning for and Conduction Sanctioned Tournaments.
6. Exercise its vested duty and authority toward securing and maintaining a uniformity of observance by its member clubs of the full text of the Official Rules to be extent practicable in California in all of its Official championship tournaments.
7. Encourage and assist its member clubs to conduct the many other possible kinds of shuffleboard contests and tournaments and provide them with its booklet of suggestions on how to conduct them.
8. Assist its member clubs to the extent requested and possible on any problems they may have.
9. Publicize its existence and activities to the greatest extent possible, and encourage
membership in the Association.
10. Do such other things consistent with the stated purpose of the Association so that more and more players will get more and more pleasure, relaxation and healthful exercise from the game of shuffleboard.

ARTICLE II – APPLICATIONS FOR :MEMBERSIDP
(a) Each application for membership by a shuffleboard club or municipality eligible under Article VI of the Constitution, shall be made on an application blank to be supplied by the Association

(b) Each application shall be sent, in duplicate, to the Association’s Treasurer and shall be accompanied by payment of the appropriate dues in accordance with paragraph (b) of Article III. (c) Applications for membership shall be subject to approval by the Executive Committee.
(d) All Districts are members of the California Shuffleboard Association; all clubs within a given district are members of that district. All districts are obligated to abide by the constitution and by-laws of the CSA.
( e) All shuffleboard play put on by a district, or club within that district, would be governed by the rules and regulations of the California Shuffleboard Association. The chain of order will be from the National, to the States, to the districts and the clubs. Some “special club or district rules” may apply depending on the courts and conditions.

(f) The Treasurer will send bills to the districts. They in turn will collect dues from clubs to

be forwarded to the CSA Treasurer.

ARTICLE III -:MEMBERSIDP DUES

(a) The annual dues for each district shall be the aggregate total of twenty dollars ($20.00) for each of its member clubs, and shall be twenty dollars ($20.00) for each municipality, payable to the Association Treasurer at the beginning of each calendar year. Said dues shall be proportionately collected by the district from its member clubs and municipalities as due.

Section (b) amen~ed or changed on Sept 15,2012

(b) Where there is no active district club a player may join, that person may join the
California Shuffleboard Association as a ‘Member at Large’ for a fee of twenty dollars ($20.00) per year. That person will receive a membership certificate and all rights as a CSA club member.
(c) Any member district or municipality which has not paid its dues for the current year by January 1st shall thereafter be ineligible to participate in any of the activities of the Association until such dues are paid
Section (d) amended or changed on Sept 15,2012 Section (d) was deleted

ARTICLE IV – ELECTION OF OFFICERS
(a) The election of the Association’s Officers shall take place at the Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors.
(b) At least thirty (30) days prior to the Annual Meeting, the Executive Committee shall present to the Board a list of persons desiring office, every effort is to be made to have a “slate” of officers representing the various districts.
Amended SeQ!…l2, 2012
(b) (1) Each candidate has the option of submitting a bio of his qualifications for an office he is running for during an election year.
(c) A SEPARATE VOTE SHALL BE TAKEN FOR EACH OFFICE, STARTING WITH
THAT OF THE President, and a nominee must receive a majority of the votes cast to be elected. If there be only one (1) nominee for a specific office, the presiding official shall direct the Secretary to cast a single ballot for the single nominee; if there be more than one (1) nominee for a specific office the voting shall be by secret balloting.
Amended Sept 15,2012
© (1) Mailed Ballots will be accepted from qualified board members to remain sealed until the election votes are counted. E-mail ballots are unacceptable since they are not a sealed ballot. (d) In the event there be more than two (2) nominees for a specific office and none of them receive a majority of the votes cast in the first balloting, a run-off vote shall be taken between the two (2) nominees receiving the greatest number of votes in the first balloting.
( e) The electing procedure for each office shall be as follows:

1. Announcement of office to be filled;

2. Report of executive committee;

3. Other nominations, if any, from the floor;

4. Closing nominations.

5. Vote in the manner set fort in paragraph © and (d) of this Article. If there be more than one (1) nominee, the presiding official shall appoint two or more to distribute, collect and tally the secret ballots.

6. Declaration of person elected.

ARTICLE V – FILLING OFFICE VACANCIES
(a) If an elective office becomes vacant between Annual Meetings, the President shall
promptly call a Special Meeting of the Board for the purpose of filling the vacancy for the remainder of the current term of office. If the vacancy is in the office of President, then the First Vice-President shall call the special meeting.
(b) If at the special meeting a quorum of the governing board is not present at the special election for the vacant office then a special voting letter listing the nominated individual(s) will be mailed to each absent board member with a deadline listed for their vote. After the deadline is reached that individual winning the majority of votes will assume the duties of the vacant office. If the new officer cannot be present to accept the oath of office, the CSA President may administer said oath by telephone with a witness. An addendum to the current minutes should state the above events and a letter containing this information be mailed to each board member and district presidents.

ARTICLE VI – DUTIES OF OFFICERS
(a) In addition to the other duties specified elsewhere in this Constitution and By-Laws, the Officers of the Association shall also perform the duties set forth in the following paragraphs of the Article.
(b) The President shall preside over all meetings of the Board and shall conduct the meeting in accordance with parliamentary procedures as set forth in the latest published of Robert’s Rules of Order. He shall be ex-officio a member of all committees, and shall perform such other duties as may be requested by the Board, or as may be deemed to be required of his office.
( c) The First Vice-President shall assume and perform all of the duties of the President during the latter’s temporary absence from the State, or incapacitation. He shall serve as the Sanctioning Tournament Officer and receive all requests for State sanctioned tournaments. Upon approval, sign and date the duplicate copies, file one and return a copy to the District President accompanied by a Tournament Manager’s report form. He shall compile a list of sanctioned tournaments, by districts, for publication to members of the CSABoard of Directors as soon as possible following the Annual Meeting. At the completion of each sanctioned tournament, the District President shall deliver to the Sanctioning Officer a completed duplicate of the sanctioned Summary Report. Maintenance of a permanent record book for the purpose of recording the top four winners in championship and consolation divisions, plus pictures and articles of interest pertaining to these tournaments obtained from the summary reports.
(d) The Second Vice-President shall assume and perform all of the duties of the President during the temporary absence from the State, or incapacitation of both the President and the First Vice-President. As CSA Tournament Director, he shall be responsible for the overall supervision of State Tournaments and assist the tournament managers in carrying out their duties. He shall assist in the training of Approved Tournament Managers and issue ATM cards to those applicants who comply with the requirements set forth in the current CSA Tournament Regulations. He shall maintain a file of ATM card holders and endeavor to keep this file current as to presently active and capable ATMs. He shall assist all district officers and CSA members on matters pertaining to CSA Tournament Regulations. He shall authorize each District President (or the District President’s designate) to determine qualified referees and/or scorekeepers and the District President shall issue CSA referee and/or
scorekeeper cards to said qualified persons. The name, address, phone number and e-mail address is to be sent to the Second Vice-President. Cards to be supplied by CSA Secretary.
( e) The Third Vice-President shall assume and perform all the duties of the President and the First and Second Vice-Presidents in the event all those offices become vacant or all three officers become incapacitated. He shall act as the chairman of the Membership Committee, consisting of all of the Districts Presidents. He shall act as chairman of the Rules Committee and answer all questions pertaining to the rules and changes.
(f) The Secretary and/or Recording Secretary shall fully and accurately record the proceedings of all meetings of the Board arid shall be in charge of the Association’s files; keep a record of the Association’s membership; procure supplies (stationery, master charts, forms, etc.); have custody of the Association’s Seal, and shall perform such other secretarial duties as may be required by the Board or by the President or as may be deemed to be required of their offices.
g) The Treasurer shall be the sole custodian of the funds of the Association and shall keep a full and accurate record thereof He shall draw checks to be countersigned by the President and, and/or designated officers, for the payment of all obligations of the Association authorized in accordance with the provisions of Article VII. He shall also perform such other duties not inconsistent with the foregoing as may be requested by the Board of the President or as may be deemed to be required of his office. He shall prepare an annual budget for approval of the executive officers.

ARTICLE VII – RECEIPTS AND DISBURSE:MENTS OF FUNDS
( a) All receipts of dues and other income of the Association shall be deposited in a checking account in the name of the Association.
(b) The funds of the Association shall be used for the purpose of office supplies, stationery, postage, and for other necessary expenditures. Funds may also be used for advertising, efforts to gain new members, to improve the Association and help shuffleboard.
( c) No benefit from the net income of the Association shall inure to any person.
(d) Receipts of reasonable hotel and travel expenses of officials attending a district or State event shall be per current in effect IRS cost estimates for the area. (prior approval required from CSA President.)

ARTICLE VIII – AFFILIATION WITH THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
(a) The Association shall maintain continuous affiliation with the National Shuffleboard Association, Inc.
(b) Since the NSA decreed in 1978 that the President of each CSA District is a Director in NSA, it is not necessary to elect National Representatives. No extra vote on the CSA Board.

ARTICLE IX – HALL OF FAME Amended or changed Sept 15,2012
(a) The President of CSA Inc shall appoint one qualified member of each district of the Association to act as a Hall of Fame Committee member. The President of the CSAshall appoint the Chairman of the Hall of Fame Committee. When a new Committee is appointed. they shall serve for three years. Any committee member who vacates his office before his term is up shall be replaced by the President only for the remaining term of the retired committee member. In case of a tie, the Hall of Fame Committee Chairman shall have one extra vote to insure at least one qualified member is elected to the Hall of Fame.

BY-LAWS
SECTION 2 – DISTRICT ORGANIZATION ARTICLE XI – DISTRICT IDENTIFICATION
(a) The Districts of the Association, as provided for by Article VII of the Constitution, shall each be identified by number and descriptive area. The Districts shall hereafter be known as:
Amended or changed Sept 15,2012 1.. Los Angeles County
2. Los Angeles County
3. Orange County 5. Desert Area
7. Hemet
10. Ventura County 13. Golden Empire

INACTIVE DISTRICTS
4. South San Diego 6. Santa Barbara
8. Yucaipa Valley
9. Santa Clara Valley
11. Santa Cruz
12. North San Diego County

(b) The name of each new District and/or the change of an existing District’s name must have the approval of the Board before being used.
(c) All districts will be issued CSA Manuals at no cost. Any person or club requesting a manual after the original one must pay $10.00.

ARTICLE XII – DISTRICT ADDRESS
The official address of each District shall be the residence of its currently serving District President.

ARTICLE XIII – DISTRICT ACTIVITIES
The activities to be conducted by each District shall be those set forth in Article I of these Bylaws.

ARTICLE XIV – SHUFFLEBOARD LEAGUES
(a) Nothing in these By-Laws shall be construed to prohibit any District from conducting a shuffleboard league or leagues; HOWEVER, recognition of shuffleboard leagues shall be given by the Association only to the extent set forth in the Association’s latest revised Tournament Regulations.
(b) Admittance to membership in the District Association, or continuation of membership therein, shall not be made contingent upon participation in a shuffleboard league.

ARTICLE XV – DISTRICT OFFICERS
(a) The officers of each District shall be a President, a Vice-President, and a SecretaryTreasurer, all of whom shall serve without remuneration. The title of each District Officer shall always be either preceded by the word, “District,” such as District President, or followed by the name of the District, such as President District No. 1 Los Angeles County.
(b) The tenure of District Officers shall be one (1) year, beginning with their installation at the Annual District Meeting in which they were elected and ending at the time their successors are installed at the next following Annual District Meeting. Currently serving District Officers may be nominated to succeed themselves.

ARTICLE XVI – REPRESENTATION ON THE CSABOARD OF DIRECTORS Amended or changed Sept 15,2012
(a) Each District President, together with another person of his choice, shall represent his District at each CSA Board Meeting and each shall be entitled to one (1) vote, making a total of two (2) votes.
(b) In the event a District President is otherwise qualified as a member of the Board, he shall appoint a second person of his choice to also represent his District at each Board Meeting and who shall also be entitled to one (1) vote, making a total of three (3) votes.
(c) The person or persons selected by a District President in accordance with paragraphs (a) and (b) above, may be changed at the will of the District President.

ARTICLE XVII – DISTRICT MEETINGS

(a) Each District shall hold an Annual Meeting at least one month prior to the date of the Board Meeting before the State Singles Tournament to elect officers, select dates for sanctioned tournaments; gather data for the member club roster, the tabulated report on the number and location of courts, players. These reports mailed to the Recording/Sanctioning Officer by the tenth of January, the ensuing year. Written notice of each meeting shall be mailed by the District Secretary- Treasurer to each member club and municipality within the District at least fifteen (15) days prior to the date set for the meeting.
(b) A Special Meeting of its member clubs and municipalities within any District may be called by the District President at any time, also, upon written request signed by at least one-third (1/3) of its member clubs and municipalities within a District. The District President shall promptly call a Special Meeting for the purpose stated in the request. Written notice of each Special Meeting shall be mailed by the Secretary-Treasurer to each member club and municipality within the District at least ten (10) days prior to the date set for the meeting.
( c) Any district club or municipality current in its submission to the district of its proportionate share of dues set forth in paragraph (a) of Article III shall be entitled to one (1) vote in all District meetings held within that District, said vote to be case by the head of the club or municipality or by a designated proxy thereof, said delegation of power to be in writing.
(d) A majority of its member dubs and municipalities within a District shall constitute a quorum for a District meeting.
( e) The order of business at the Annual District meetings shall be as follows:
1. Roll call of member clubs and municipalities within the District to be recorded in the
minutes;
2. Reading of the minutes of the last previous District Meeting;
3. District Treasurer’s report;
4. Reports of Committees;
5. Unfinished business;
6. Annual report and/or comments by each member of the District’s Executive Committee, concluding with the District President’s report;
7. New business;
8. Election of District Officers;
9. Installation of District Officers; 10. Adjournment.

(f) The order of business at Special District meetings shall be:
1. Roll call of member clubs and municipalities within the District to be recorded in the
minutes;
2. Reading of the minutes of the last previous District meeting;
3. The business for which the meeting was called;
4. Adjournment.
(g) A copy of the minutes of each District meeting, attested to by the presiding official shall be sent promptly to the Association’s President.

ARTICLE XVIII – ELECTION OF DISTRICT OFFICERS
(a) The election of District Officers shall take place at each District Annual meeting.
(b) A separate vote shall be taken for each office, starting with that of District President, and a Page 8
nominee must receive a majority of votes cast to be elected. If there be only one (1) nominee for a specific office, the presiding official shall direct the District Secretary to cast a single ballot for the single nominee, but if there be more than one (1) nominee for a specific office, then the voting shall be by secret balloting.
(c) In the event there be more than two (2) nominees for a specific office and none of them receive a majority of the votes cast in the first balloting, then a run-off vote shall be taken between the two (2) nominees receiving the greatest number of votes in the first balloting.
(d) The electing procedure for each District shall be as follows:
1. Announcement of office to be filled;
2. Nominations from the floor;
3. Closing of nominations;
4. Then vote in the manner set forth in paragraphs (b) and (c) of this Article. If there be more than one (1) nominee, the presiding official shall appoint two or more persons to distribute, collect and tally the secret ballots.
5. Declaration of person elected.

ARTICLE XIX – FILLING DISTRICT OFFICE VACANCIES
If an elective District office should become vacant between Annual Meetings of that District, the District President shall promptly call a special District meeting for the purpose of filling the for the remainder of the current term of office by an election in the manner set forth in paragraph (d) of the next preceding Article. If the vacancy in the office of District President the Vice-President shall call the Special District Meeting.

ARTICLE XX – ELECTION OF OFFICERS OF A NEW DISTRICT
Upon the creation of a new District, pursuant to Article VII of the Constitution, the President shall appoint a member of the Board to promptly call a Special meeting of all member clubs and municipalities within the new District for the purpose of electing its first District Officers in the manner set forth in paragraph (d) of presently numbered Article XVIII of these By-Laws.

ARTICLE XXI – DUTIES OF DISTRICT OFFICERS
(a) In addition to the other duties specifically ordered elsewhere in these By-Laws, each District’s Officers shall also perform the duties set forth in the following paragraphs of this Article.
(b) The District President shall preside over all District meetings and all meetings of the District’s Executive Committee and shall conduct the meetings in accordance with parliamentary procedures as set forth in the latest published edition of Roberts Rules of Order. He shall also perform such other duties as may be requested by the Board, by the President, by the District Executive Committee, or as may be deemed to be requested of his office.
(c) The District Vice-President shall assume and perform all of the duties of the District President during the latter’s temporary absence from the District, or incapacitation, shall perform such other duties as may be requested by the District President or by the District Executive Committee.
(d) The District Secretary-Treasurer shall fully and accurately record the proceedings of all District meetings and all meetings of the District’s Executive Committee. He shall keep a full and accurate record of any of the Association’s funds which may be entrusted to his care. He shall also keep an up-to-date record of the District’s membership, shall be in charge of the District’s files, and shall perform such other duties consistent with the foregoing as may be requested by the District President or as may be deemed to be required of his office.

ARTICLE XXII – RECEIPTS AND DISBURSE:MENT OF FUNDS
(a) Any income of the Association which is received by a District Officer shall be forwarded promptly to the Association’s Treasurer.
(b) All of the expenses of conducting a sanctioned tournament shall be paid by the host club( s) thereof, and all entry fees, donations and/or other receipts applicable to the tournament shall belong to the host club(s). Page 9
( c) All of the expenses of conducting a shuffleboard league shall be paid by the league and all league dues, entry fees and/or other receipts applicable to the league shall belong to the league.
(d) Any expense incurred by a District pursuant to authorization for same by the Board shall be reimbursed to the District upon presentation of proper evidence thereof

ARTICLE XXIII – DISTRICT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEES
(a) Each District President shall have the power to appoint not to exceed four (4) persons within his District to assist in the expeditious carrying out of the District’s activities as set forth in Article I and Article XIII of these By-Laws. The duration of time that each appointee shall serve shall be at the will of the currently serving President.
(b) The Officers of each District, together with the appointees provided for in the preceding paragraph, shall collectively constitute an Executive Committee to administer the affairs of the District. The duties assigned to each member of the Committee shall be discretionary with the District President.
(c) The Executive Committee of each District shall hold meetings at such time as it may decide upon, or at the call of the District President, for the orderly functioning of the District in accordance with this Constitution and By-Laws.
(d) Each member of the Executive Committee shall have equal voting power in all meetings of the Committee. A majority of the members of the Executive Committee shall constitute a quorum for any meeting of the Committee.

ARTICLE XXIV -AMENDMENTS
The provisions of Article XII of the Constitution shall also govern amendments to these ByLaws.

ARTICLE XXX – mSTORY OF THE CSAAMENDMENTS TO THE

CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS
This new ARTICLE XXX – was approved and appended to the CSA Bylaws on Sept 15. 2012. This page is never To be deleted – only updated with new constitution or bylaw amendments or changes.
Amended or changed on Sept 15,2012
Overall Amendment. The title Board of Governors be replaced with the title Board of Directors everywhere it appears in the constitution or bylaws.
Amended or changed on Sept 15,2012 ARTICLE III -MEMBERSHIP DUES
(b) Where there is no active district club a player may join, that person may join the California Shuffleboard Association as a ‘Member at Large’ for a fee of twenty dollars ($20.00) per year. That person will receive a membership certificate and all rights as a CSA club member.
Section (c) remained the same
Section (d) about membership cards was dropped from the Article ill -Membership Dues
Amended or changed on Sept 15,2012 ARTICLE IV – ELECTION OF OFFICERS
These two paragraphs give further information on the election process.
(b) ( 1. )Each candidate has the option of submitting a bio of his qualifications for an office he is running for during an election year.
(c.) ( 1.) Mailed Ballots will be accepted from qualified board members to remain sealed until the election votes are counted. E-mail ballots are unacceptable since they are not a sealed ballot.

Amended or changed on Sept 15,2012 ARTICLE IX – HALL OF FAME
(a) The President of CSA,Inc, shall appoint one qualified member of each district of the Association to act as a Hall of Fame Committee member. The President of the CSA shall a appoint the Chairman of the Hall of Fame Committee.
When a new Committee is appointed, they shall serve for three years. Any committee member who vacates his office before his term is up shall be replaced by the President only for the remaining term of the retired committee member. In case of a tie, the Hall of Fame Committee Chairman shall have on extra vote to insure at least one qualified member is selected to the Hall of Fame.
Amended or changed on Sept 15, 2012.
This amendment identifies those districts that are no longer active in the CSA. They will retain their district number and name.

ARTICLE XI – DISTRICT IDENTIFICATION
(a) The District of the Association, as provided for by Article VII of the Constitution, shall each be identified by number and descriptive area. The Districts shall hereafter be known as:
1.. Los Angeles County
2. Los Angeles County
3. Orange County 5. Desert Area
7. Hemet
10. Ventura County 13. Golden Empire
INACTIVE DISTRICTS 4. South San Diego
6. Santa Barbara
8. Yucaipa Valley
9. Santa Clara Valley
11. Santa Cruz
12. North San Diego County
Amended or’ changed on Sept 15,2012

ARTICLE XVI – REPRESENTATION ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Inserting the letters CSA everywhere the Board of Directors in this article is written eliminates any misunderstanding as to which board this article is addressing.

ARTICE XVI – REPRESENTATION ON mE CSA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
(a) Each District President, together with another person of his choice, shall represent his District at each CSA Board Meeting and each shall be entitled to one (1) vote making a total of two (2) votes.
(b) In the event a District President is otherwise qualified as a member of the CSA Board, he shall appoint a second person of his choice to also represent his District at each CSA Board Meeting and who shall also be entitled to one (1) vote, making a total of three (3) votes.
(c) The person or persons selected by a District President in accordance with paragraphs (a) and (b) above, may be changed at the will of the District President.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s