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State Chairman Elections Coming Soon! Nominations Requested

posted May 19, 2014, 7:57 AM by AR C

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·      Nomination Form

 

ELECTIONS AND TERM OF OFFICE

1.     State Administrative Committee Chairmen (SACC) shall be elected by the Professional members of the Women's Program in their respective states.

 

2.     They shall serve for two (2) years and be elected in the spring on even- numbered years.

 

3.     Elections to be completed by TBD. Term of office to begin July 1st.

 

4.     Election Procedure 

a.     Nominations shall be solicited from the Women’s Program Professional membership

b.    All nominees who are eligible candidates for each office will be placed on the online ballot.

c.     A 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 TBD.

d.    Elections 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:

a.     That their address is current (specifically the State)

b.    That they know their personal User ID

c.     That they know their password

d.    That 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.

e.     Each 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.

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

g.    If 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.

h.    In 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 tie.

i.      Write-in votes will not be allowed.

j.      If 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:

All 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 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 their Regional Administrative Committee Chairman. 

 

Current elected officers seeking re-election must be compliant with all their duties and responsibilities.

 

1.              Must have been active within that State's program for a minimum of two (2) consecutive years.

                 

2.              It is strongly recommended that the candidates have

a.         financial skills,

b.         organizational skills,

c.         communication skills,

d.         a working knowledge of the program,

e.         a willingness to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the position.

           

 

Duties and responsibilities of the SACC:

The 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).

C.    Must submit all committee meeting agendas and subsequent minutes to their respective Regional Administrative Committee Chairman (RACC) prior to distribution.

D.       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.

F.     Be 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.

L.     Make 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.  

M.    Establish 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 (SAC).

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.

P.    Provide 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 account.

 

Region 3 Congress

posted May 2, 2014, 5:52 AM by AR C

Westerns/JO Nationals age group charts

posted Mar 10, 2014, 10:14 AM by AR C


Dynamo's Kelsey Knox is named OKGymnastics.org Gymnast of the Month

posted Mar 6, 2014, 12:56 PM by Dave Gribbin   [ updated Mar 6, 2014, 12:57 PM ]

Congratulations to Kelsey Knox, named OKGymnastics.org Gymnast of the Month.  Kelsey placed 6th in the nation (junior division) at the 2014 Nastia Liukin Cup.  Results and photos/video are available at http://usagym.org/pages/events/nlc/photos.html (external link).  Kelsey was one of only three twelve-year-olds in the 15 and under age division and is one of Oklahoma's strongest gymnasts.  See Dynamo's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dynamo-Gymnastics/113453482048026 for more information.  

Precompetition photo with Nastia and Kelsey


(Courtesy photo)

2017 USA Brevet & National Judges courses eligibility form

posted Feb 27, 2014, 6:43 AM by AR C

Who needs to complete a 2017 Judges’ Course Eligibility Form?

Any individual interested in maintaining his/her USA Brevet or National rating for the 2017-2021 cycle

Any current Level 10 judge who has held the rating since Dec. 31, 2009 and is interested in testing up to a National rating

Any former Elite National Team member interested in judging

Dynamo's Knox Qualifies to Nastia Liukin Cup Championships!

posted Feb 16, 2014, 5:13 PM by AR C

Kelsey Knox, Level 10 gymnast at Dynamo Gymnastics in Oklahoma City, has qualified for a spot in the 2014 Nastia Liukin Cup Championships.  She qualified during competition at the Presidential Classic held in Orlando Florida.  Congratulations to Kelsey and the coaches at Dynamo, and best of luck!

OK State Team Selected for National Judges Cup

posted Nov 14, 2013, 7:03 AM by AR C   [ updated Nov 14, 2013, 7:04 AM ]

Six athletes were selected to represent Oklahoma at the National Judges Cup qualifier held at Dynamo Gymnastics November 8.  They will compete in Tacoma WA January 11, 2014 against state teams from around the nation.  Selected were Yelena Davidson and Kate Frank from Bart Conner Gymnastics, Sydney Biggerstaff and Sophie Chalk from Dynamo Gymnastics, and Brooklyn Blevins and Megan Talbot of Phillips 66 Gymnastics.  Alternate was Olivia VanPelt of Jenks Gymnastics.  Great job girls and good luck Team Oklahoma!

Dynamo's Gentry at US Elite Development Camp

posted Oct 18, 2013, 1:32 PM by AR C

Dynamo's Micheala Gentry had a great week of training at the USA National Training Center for the Elite Developmental Camp!  Micheala was invited back to the November Camp at Karolyi's Ranch outside Houston, TX.


Micheala at left pictured with Elite Developmental Director Valeri Liukin.

USAG Needs Your Vote! Two USA Gymnastics Events
 Nominated for a SportsTravel Award

posted Aug 9, 2011, 7:58 PM by AR C

Two USA Gymnastics Events Nominated for a SportsTravel Award

Vote now at http://www.SportsTravelMagazine.com!

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – SportsTravel magazine has announced that the 2011 AT&T American Cup and the 2011 USA Gymnastics Open Championships have been nominated for a 2011 SportsTravel Award. Events are nominated by the readers of SportsTravel, the sports world's event magazine. 

Final balloting is open through August 15, 2011. Winners will be announced at the TEAMS '11 Conference & Expo, October 3-6, 2011, in Las Vegas.

Official ballots are available in the July and August issues of SportsTravel magazine. Readers may also find more information and vote online at http://www.SportsTravelMagazine.com. The ballot includes nominees in amateur, collegiate and professional categories.

The 2011 AT&T American Cup, held at Veteran’s Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla., crowned newcomer Jordyn Weiber of DeWitt, Mich. and 2010 World Championships all-around bronze medalist Jonathan Horton of Houston all-around champions in March.  Then, in June, the 2011 USA Gymnastics Open Championships, staged at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla., brought together a field of more than 700 athletes from 34 states in Junior Olympic level competition for women’s and rhythmic gymnasts.

USAG Needs Your Vote! Two USA Gymnastics Events
 Nominated for a SportsTravel Award

posted Aug 9, 2011, 7:55 PM by AR C

Two USA Gymnastics Events Nominated for a SportsTravel Award

Vote now at http://www.SportsTravelMagazine.com!

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – SportsTravel magazine has announced that the 2011 AT&T American Cup and the 2011 USA Gymnastics Open Championships have been nominated for a 2011 SportsTravel Award. Events are nominated by the readers of SportsTravel, the sports world's event magazine. 

Final balloting is open through August 15, 2011. Winners will be announced at the TEAMS '11 Conference & Expo, October 3-6, 2011, in Las Vegas.

Official ballots are available in the July and August issues of SportsTravel magazine. Readers may also find more information and vote online at http://www.SportsTravelMagazine.com. The ballot includes nominees in amateur, collegiate and professional categories.

The 2011 AT&T American Cup, held at Veteran’s Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla., crowned newcomer Jordyn Weiber of DeWitt, Mich. and 2010 World Championships all-around bronze medalist Jonathan Horton of Houston all-around champions in March.  Then, in June, the 2011 USA Gymnastics Open Championships, staged at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla., brought together a field of more than 700 athletes from 34 states in Junior Olympic level competition for women’s and rhythmic gymnasts.

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