Presentation on theme: "The Nomination of an At-Large Board Candidate Nuts and Bolts by Dennis M. Taylor General Counsel."— Presentation transcript:
The Nomination of an At-Large Board Candidate Nuts and Bolts by Dennis M. Taylor General Counsel
Board Member Qualifications General - 1 be a citizen of the United States Be eighteen (18) years of age or older on or before the first date of his or her term
Board Member Qualifications General - 2 have the highest personal and professional integrity demonstrate exceptional ability and judgment, and be effective, in conjunction with the other members of the Board, in collectively serving the long-term interests of USATT
Board Member Qualifications General - 3 Directors shall possess: the highest personal values, judgment and integrity, understanding of athletic competition and the Olympic ideals, and have diverse experience in the key business, financial, and other challenges that face USATT.
Board Member Qualifications Specific be a General Member at least 60 days before the record date, and obtain and submit to the Nominating and Governance Committee, at least twenty-five (25) signatures of support from current USATT General Members
What Role Does the Nominating and Governance Committee Play? identify and evaluate prospective candidates for the Board consult with the Ethics and Grievance Committee [regarding]potential conflict of interest or other problematic background issues develop prerequisites for becoming a board member, which shall encourage experience serving on a corporate or not for profit board for at least one (1) year for all non-athlete board members
Is There More to This Role? The Nominating and Governance Committee shall: evaluate all candidates for At Large Director and nominate at least two (2) individuals per seat to the USATT General Membership for election.
What Does the Nominating and Governance Committee Take into Consideration When Evaluating a Candidate?
Consideration Questions 1.the candidate’s contribution to the effective functioning of the USATT; 2.any potential or impending change in the candidate’s principal area of responsibility with his or her company or in his or her employment; 3.whether the candidate continues to bring relevant experience to the Board;
Consideration Questions (cont’d) 4.whether the candidate has the ability to attend meetings and fully participate in the activities of the Board; 5.the candidate’s personal integrity and commitment to ethical conduct; and 6.whether the candidate has developed any relationships with another organization, or other circumstances have arisen, that might make it inappropriate for the director to continue serving on the Board.