ELECTIONS AND TERM OF OFFICE
Administrative Committee Chairmen (SACC) shall be elected by the
Professional members of the Women's Program in their respective states.
They shall serve for two (2) years and be elected in the spring on even- numbered years.
Elections to be completed by TBD. Term of office to begin July 1st.
Nominations shall be solicited from the Women’s Program Professional membership
All nominees who are eligible candidates for each office will be placed on the online ballot.
call for nominations must be published and/or posted online for a
minimum of one month prior to the submission deadline of no later than
will be conducted online at www.usagym.org. In order to ensure that
their vote can be counted, each Professional Members should make sure of
each of the following:
That their address is current (specifically the State)
That they know their personal User ID
That they know their password
their Professional membership, safety certification and background
check must be fully processed and current by February 28.
If you have any questions regarding your voting privileges, please call the Director of Program Administration at 317/829-5661.
RACC must verify that the nominee meets the criteria for nomination, has
agreed to run, understands the job requirements and has submitted a
brief résumé/statement of purpose (no more than 300 words.) Endorsements
should not be included. Any incumbent should
not use non-public email or mailing labels for campaigning.
The State Administrative Chairman (SACC) shall be elected by majority (1 over 50%) of the votes cast.
no candidate receives a majority vote, a run-off election will be held
between the two (2) candidates receiving the most votes. The run-off
election will allow all Professional members
who were current by March 31 to vote. The Director of Program
Administration will work with the individual RACC on the procedures for
online run-off elections.
the case of a tie in the run-off election or in an election with only
two candidates, the Regional Administrative Committee Chairman (RACC) of
the respective state will vote to break the
Write-in votes will not be allowed.
only one nomination for state office is received, the RACC of that
respective state will cast one (1) vote and the nominee will be elected
by acclamation. This information is also to be
sent to the Director of Program Administration by TBD.
Criterion for nominations:
nominees must be Professional Members 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
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 their Regional
Administrative Committee Chairman.
Current elected officers seeking re-election must be compliant with all their duties and responsibilities.
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
a working knowledge of the program,
a willingness to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the position.
Duties and responsibilities of the SACC:
State Administrative Committee Chairman (SACC) is responsible for the
overall organization of all designated qualifying events and
programs within their State. The State Administrative Committee
Chairman (SACC) shall work in close cooperation with the Regional
Administrative Committee Chairman (RACC), Regional Junior Olympic
Committee Chairman (RJOCC), the Regional Technical Committee
Chairman (RTCC) and the Regional Xcel Committee Chairman (RXCC) to
facilitate State programs. Any problems that cannot be solved by the
State Administrative Committee Chairman (SACC) should be submitted to
the appropriate regional personnel.
A. Be directly responsible to their Regional Administrative Committee Chairman (RACC).
B. Serve as a voting
member of the Regional Administrative Committee (RAC).
submit all committee meeting agendas and subsequent minutes to their
respective Regional Administrative Committee Chairman (RACC) prior to
Serve as the USA Gymnastics Women's Program consultant for that State and answer any correspondence directed to that office.
E. Send copies of correspondence to the appropriate regional personnel.
responsible for overseeing the Junior Olympic and Xcel Sectional and
State Championships in their state, at least once per year.
G. Conduct the annual state meeting of Women's Program Professional members.
H. Publish yearly reports to the membership for the fiscal year starting July 1st and ending June 30th.
I. Assure that these competitions follow USA Gymnastics
Rules and Policies.
J. Attend the State Championships meets or send a state committee member as the USA Gymnastics representative.
K. Provide State Administrative Committee (SAC) representation at all sectional meets and above.
recommendations to the Regional Technical Committee Chairman (RTCC), the
Regional Administrative Committee Chairman (RACC) and the Regional
Junior Olympic Committee Chairman (RJOCC) concerning
petitions into the Regional Competitions.
procedures to raise operating funds for the state, if necessary. The
State Administrative Committee Chairman (SACC) may, with the approval of
the State Administrative Committee (SAC), determine
and/or collect competition and/or club fees for the purpose of raising
operating funds for the state. All fees will be retained in the State
account for use as determined by the State Administrative Committee
N. Publish minutes of all State Administrative Committee Meetings.
O. Shall be
accountable for all state funds and publish each year the financial
statement reflecting activity as of July 1 – June 30, as provided by USA
Gymnastics Chief Financial Officer.
for a State Administrative Committee, the number and type of positions
to be determined by each state administrative chair and term lengths to
be decided by the committee, in order to best
serve the needs of the program in the state.
Q. Inform the
Regional Administrative Committee Chairman (RACC) and other appropriate
Regional Administrative Committee members of any actions contrary to
the Rules and Policies of USA Gymnastics. The
Regional office shall inform the appropriate National Chairman of any
problems. When appropriate the NACC will inform the National Office
which will take corrective measures as necessary.
R. Maintain a
website and disseminate information as necessary (or as directed by the
Regional Administrative Committee Chairman (RACC)). This shall include
new information related to the USA Gymnastics
program, results of competitions, dates of events and official
bulletins from committees.
S. The SACC
or a designated proxy will attend National and Regional Congresses and
all designated meetings, with travel and expenses funded by the state