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2001 Proposed Bylaw Revisions


SECTION II
                                                       DEFINITIONS

L.     World Association of ((Veteran)) Masters Athletes:  The international administrative body for Masters Athletics, hereinafter referred to as "W((AV))MA [TDL1]";.  

Editorial change for consistency with WAVA name change.                                                         

SECTION V
                                                           DUTIES

A.  In addition to those duties set forth elsewhere in these rules, MTF shall:
    4.  Select delegates to represent MTF at W((AV))MA General Assembly and NCCW((AV))MA meetings.
    9.  In conjunction with the MLDR nominate a candidate for the IAAF Veterans committee and each elected position in W((AV))MA[TDL2] .  

Editorial change for consistency with WAVA name change.  SECTION VI

                     COMPOSITION   OF  THE   COMMITTEE [TDL3]

 MTF shall be composed as follows:
    C.  Other organization members:  One (1) member to be named by any sports organization listed in Exhibit ((C-1)) B or C((-2)) (USATFBy-Laws), that conduct, officiate, or has coaching involvement in masters athletics[TDL4] .  

Editorial change for consistency with USATF governance manual.    

SECTION VII                                                       
                                                    MEETINGS
Regulations governing meetings of MTF shall be as follows:
G.  Order of Business:  Business of shall be conducted in the following order:
    1.     Election of members at large, and active athletes.  (See Above)

Submitted by Becky Sisley for clarification.

SECTION VIII                       
                                  OFFICERS AND THEIR DUTIES
D.  The officers shall perform the following duties and all other duties prescribed elsewhere in these Operating Rules, or by action taken by MTF.
    1.  The duties of the Chair of MTF shall be as follows:
         l.       Serve as one of the delegates to represent MTF at W((AV))MA General Assembly and NCCW((AV))MA meetings[TDL5] .   

Editorial change for consistency with WAVA name change.

SECTION IX
                                           EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
A.  The Executive Committee shall be composed of the Officers, the Regional Coordinators, the MTF representative to the USATF Board of Directors, the chair of the ((championships)) Games committee, one active athlete from MTF, and one additional member to be appointed by the Chair [TDL6] . 

[This item held open for discussion of Championship Committee, below.]

Submitted by Becky Sisley to clarify role of Championship/Games Committee.         

SECTION XI

                                                   SUBCOMMITTEES
Subcommittees shall be designated as standing subcommittees or special subcommittees.
E.  The following serves as a brief description of the task of each standing subcommittee:
    2.  The Combined-events Subcommittee shall solicit bids for multi-events championships, oversee the conduct of these events((, and serve as a resource to the National Championships Organizing Committees[TDL7] )).
    3.  The Weight Events Subcommittee shall solicit bids for weight championships, oversee the conduct of these events((, and serve as a resource to the National Championships Organizing Committees[TDL8] )).
    6.  The ((Championships)) Games Subcommittee shall review Criteria for Hosting Championships and the Procedures for Site Selection; secure bids for championship sites, coordinate the selection process and work with Championship Organizing Committees to ensure the success of the events.  [This item held open for discussion of duties of Championship Committee]
    7.     The Communications Subcommittee shall review all print and broadcast exposure and make recommendations for improvement; develop a communications guide for Championships Organizing Committees. ((The chair of this subcommittee shall serve on the USATF Communications Committee and as a resource to Championship Organizing Committees.))

Submitted by Becky Sisley for clarification, and to clarify role of Championship/Games Committee..

[TDL1]  Amended 12/4/98

[TDL2] Amended 12/96

[TDL3] Amended 12/4/98

[TDL4] Amended 12/4/98

[TDL5] Amended 12/4/98

[TDL6] Amended 12/4/98

[TDL7] Amended 12/4/98

[TDL8] Amended 12/4/98

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