Dear Yudanshakai Presidents, USJF Committee Chairs, Club Head Senseis and individual USJF Members,
As we strive to continue open and inclusive governance of the USJF, I draw your attention to your right to place any matter relating to the business of the USJF before the Board of Directors at the upcoming Annual Meeting, or any other meeting of the Board of Directors (Article IV, Section 9, F of the Bylaws of the USJF).
This is your opportunity to bring your concerns, thoughts and ideas directly to the leadership of the USJF.
If you wish to do so, please send a written notice to me, the Secretary of the USJF (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than March 17, 2014, if you wish the matter to be brought before the Board of Directors at the upcoming Annual Meeting on May 1, 2014 in Reno NV.
Please indicate the Yudanshakai to which you belong and describe the matter which you wish to place before the Board, providing a specific proposed action that you wish the Board to take. If you are not a delegate to the Annual Meeting, you must obtain the approval of your Yudanshakai for your submission.
As Secretary, I encourage you to consider to consider using this means to participate in the governance of your USJF and to and encourage your fellow USJF members to do so, also. I will welcome all submissions with a prompt reply and do my best guide you through the complete process and ensure that your voice is heard. if you have any questions, please e-mail me or call me at the number below.
Remember, please send your notice to me no later than March 17, 2014 if you wish the matter to be considered at the 2014 Annual Meeting.
If you are so, inclined, please post this Call for Agenda Items on your Yudanshakai and Club websites, or distribute on your e-mail lists.
I thank you for your consideration.
United States Judo Federation, Inc.