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					                         By-laws of Pikes Peak Lacrosse
                              Article I: Name and Purpose

1.1 Legal Status. This organization shall be incorporated as a non-profit corporation
under the laws of the State of Colorado and shall conduct itself in the manner
necessary to qualify for tax-exempt status as a charitable organization under the
terms of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or any subsequent
statute.

1.2 Name. The organization shall be known as Pikes Peak Lacrosse. The team name shall
be the Sharp Shooters.

1.3 Purpose. The purpose of Pikes Peak Lacrosse is to provide youth in Colorado
Springs, Colorado an environment that teaches skills, builds character, encourages and
values team play, demands respect and promotes good sportsmanship through the sport of
lacrosse. The Organization will strive to provide the opportunity to all players regardless
of socio-economic status.

                             Article II: Board of Directors

2.1 Board of Directors
The Board of Directors shall consist of the Executive Officers, who are involved in the
yearly operation of the club. Each member has one vote, regardless of whether the person
holds more than one position. The Board of Directors is responsible for, but not limited
to, all oversight of the Club. This includes the financial aspects, club policies, outside
contractual agreements, club rules and regulations.

2.2 Executive Officers
Executive Officers shall consist of the following nine voting members:
1. President
2. Vice President
3. Secretary
4. Treasurer
5. Boy’s Coordinator
6. Girl’s Coordinator
7. Equipment, Uniform and Apparel Manager
8. Field, Refs & Scheduling Manager
9. Coaches Coordinator




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2.3 Election of Board of Directors
The incumbent Board members shall elect new Board members for the upcoming season
during the Club’s June meeting. The new Board shall begin serving immediately
following the election. Each Board member shall serve for a two-year period, and must
be re-elected after that time period.

The President, Secretary, Girls’ Coordinator, Equipment, Uniform and Apparel Manager,
and Field, Refs & Scheduling Manager shall be elected in odd-numbered years. The
Vice-President, Boys’ Coordinator, Treasurer, and Coaches Coordinator shall be elected
in even-numbered years.

Board members may be nominated by a current Board member, or self-nominated.

2.4 Removal from the Board of Directors
Board members may be removed from the Board by a majority vote of the current Board
for actions or behavior that is deemed detrimental to the club, or if the member fails to
attend three consecutive meetings or fails to communicate or follow through on action
items.

2.5 Board Vacancies
Vacancies may be filled as necessary by a majority vote of the current Board. The new
member will serve the remaining term, as stipulated in Sec. 3.

                                Article III. Committees

3.1 Committee Chairs (Adjunct Board Members ?)
The Board will also consist of Committee chairs which are non-voting members that
advise and assist in the operation of the club. These members are asked to contribute
prior to, and during the lacrosse season. Committee Chairs shall be approved by a
majority vote of the Board of Directors.

3.2 Committees
The following positions are considered seasonal and may be added to or deleted from at
the discretion of the Board of Directors:

Website and Communications
Team Parent Coordinator
Community Outreach Director
Fundraising Coordination
Database Coordination
Team Photo Coordinator
Tournament Coordinator




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                    Article IV. Compensation for Board Members

4.1 Inurnment
Executive Officers and Adjunct Board Members receive no monetary payment for
serving on the Board, except for reimbursement of club-related expenses.

                 Article V: Duties and Obligations of Board Members

5.1 President
The club President is the chief executive officer for the club and has the following duties:
       Representative to outside organizations.
       Serve as league representative to USLacrosse, CYLA, CGLA, or shall designated
       a representative.
       Schedule and set the agenda for meetings
       Sign checks and enter into contracts, regarding the Club.
       Perform background checks for coaches, full-time assistants and board members

5.2 Vice-President
The club Vice-President is the head registrar for the club and has the following duties:
       Oversees Recruiting & registration
       Assist the President, and serve in his/her absence

5.3 Secretary
The Secretary attends and records minutes of all club Board meetings.
       Distributes and tracks all agendas, minutes and action items.
       Oversees all communications of the Club.

5.4 Treasurer
The Treasurer is the chief financial officer for the club and has the following duties:
       In charge of all financial aspects of the club, including filing of all required IRS
       and State documents, and all insurance requirements.
       Checks written in the excess of $500 shall require Board approval and signatures
       of Treasurer and President.
       Oversees the club’s bank account: making deposits and making payment to
       vendors.
       Record all financial activity on software provided by club.
       The Treasurer shall produce financial statements for each Board meeting.


5.5 Girls Coordinator
The Girls’ Coordinator Oversees all activities related to Girls teams & has the following
duties:

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       Coordinate and oversee the registration and recruitment for girl’s teams.
       Provide information to parents, regarding registration.
       Liaison between the Board and the participants.
       Monitors registration information and assists in creating team rosters.

5.6 Boys Coordinator
The Boy’s Coordinator Oversees all activities related to Boy’s teams & has the
following duties:
       Coordinate and oversee the registration and recruitment for boy’s teams.
       Provide information to parents, regarding registration.
       Liaison between the Board and the participants.
       Monitors registration information and assists in creating team rosters.


5.7 Equipment, Uniform and Apparel Manager
The Equipment, Uniform and Apparel Manager is responsible for working with the Boy’s
and Girl’s Coordinators and vendors to order equipment, uniforms and apparel for the
season.
Oversees the recycling and distribution of used player equipment and coordinates
scholarships for players unable to provide their own equipment.

5.8 Field and Refs Manager
The Field Manager works with Recreation departments and schools to secure practice and
game fields.
Oversees the scheduling of referees for all games.
Oversees set up and equipment required for all fields.

5.9 Coaching Coordinator
The Coaching Coordinator is responsible for recruiting and training of coaches.
Representative of the coaches to the Board.
Coordinator of skills clinics for both players and coaches.
Oversee the securing of equipment needed by the coaches for practices and games.



                            Article VI: Meetings & Voting

6.1 Meetings
The Board should hold Regular Meetings monthly from August through June, and
Special Meetings as necessary. Notification of a Board Meeting should be provided no
less the fourteen days prior. All annual meetings are open to club participants, except
those addressing personnel issues. All meeting notifications shall be posted on the
website.




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6.2 Quorum & Voting
Five members of the Board of Directors shall constitute a quorum, necessary to conduct
official business of the Club. The President or Vice-President or Secretary shall set
meeting agendas, preside over the meeting, and employ Robert’s Rules of Order to
conduct official actions.

A simple majority vote of the Executive Board of Directors shall enact all action items or
the addition/deletion of amendments. Changes to the By-Laws or dissolution of the Club
shall require 2/3rds vote (6).

6.3 Grievance Procedure
The Board will review and act upon all official written grievances presented by club
players, parents, coaches and league officials.

                             Article VII: Conflict of Interest

7.1 Any member of the board who has a financial, personal, or official interest in, or
conflict (or appearance of a conflict) with any matter pending before the Board, of such
nature that it prevents or may prevent that member from acting on the matter in an
impartial manner, will offer to the Board to voluntarily excuse him/herself and will
vacate his seat and refrain from discussion and voting on said item.

                               Article VIII: Fiscal Policies

8.1 The fiscal year of the board shall be July 1 to June 30.   (?)

                                 Article IX: Amendments

9.1 These by-laws may be amended by a two-third vote of Board members present at any
meeting, provided a quorum is present and provide a copy of the proposed amendment(s)
are provided to each Board member at least one week prior to said meeting.




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