FSHPA COMMITTEES

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Nominating Committee go there
By-Laws & Consitution Committee go there
Grievance Committee go there
Promotional Committee go there
Junior Program Committee go there
Audit & Finance Committee go there
Historian go there

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

DIRECTOR
Dale Marteney
President

CHAIRPERSON
Boyd Stonerock
7349 Ulmerton Rd. #1364
Largo, FL 33771
Phone 727-524-8649

DUTIES

1. To actively seek qualified candidates to run for FSHPA Inc. Executive Council offices that are up for election in the current year.
2. To conduct the elections of officers held at the State Closed Tournament site. The FSHPA Inc. by laws provide the procedures to be followed during the voting process and the procedures to be followed in the counting of the votes.

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BY-LAWS AND CONSTITUTION COMMITTEE

DIRECTOR
Vicki Marteney
2nd Vice President

CHAIRPERSON
Boyd Stonerock
7349 Ulmerton Rd. #1364
Largo, FL 33771
Phone 727-524-8649

DUTIES

1. Review the Constitution and By-laws document for any kind of error. Errors are to include but are not limited to misspellings, grammatical errors, conflicting By-Laws within the FSHPA Inc. document and in comparison to the NHPA By-Laws.
2. The Constitution and By-Laws document must be checked for clarity. There is nothing worse than a By-Law that can be interpreted in more than one way.
3. Proposed By-law changes must be presented to the By-Laws committee chairperson prior to Feb. 1st of each year and must be presented for publication in the FSHPA Inc. March newsletter prior to Feb 15th to be considered for adoption in the current year.
4. To review and comment on, at the annual Club Officers/Executive Council meeting, any By-laws interpretations made by the Executive Council.
5. To review any and all proposed By-Law changes presented by the membership ( see items 1, 2 and 3 above).
6. The Committee may make recommendations for passage or against passage when the proposed change is published in the annual March newsletter.
7. To work with the grievance committee on any question involving the By-Laws, when asked by the grievance committee.
8. To work through the 2nd VP on any questions involving the By-Laws or questions of the duties of the Constitution and By-Laws committee.
9. The chairperson may appoint up to four members to serve on the committee, if less than four the total number of voting members should be odd in number.
10. Committee members must be reported to the 2nd VP at the time of selection, dismissal or with drawl.
11. The 2nd VP is a ex-officio non voting member of the committee.
12. Committee members will be reimbursed for expenses.

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GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE

DIRECTOR
Vicki Marteney
2nd Vice President

CHAIRPERSON
Duane Raeburn
440 Laurie
Melbourne, FL 32935
Phone 321-501-9092
dcraeburn@cfl.rr.com

DUTIES

1. Receives and acts upon any and all grievances filed against member(s) of the association.
2. Chairperson selects members of the committee from the membership at large. Committee should consist of 3 or 5 members including the chairperson. Committee should be selected prior to the filing of any grievances. Members of the committee should be from different clubs so as to provide a good cross section of the membership.
3. Committee investigates all grievances in light of the Constitution and By-laws of the NHPA and FSHPA Inc. Assistance from the By-laws committee chairperson should be solicited for interpretations of the NHPA and FSHPA Inc. Constitution and By-laws.
4. Chairperson reports to the President the results of the committee's decision to uphold or deny a grievance.
5. Grievances should be settled within 30 days if possible.
6. Committee members shall receive compensation for travel and other expenses as necessary.
7. The 2nd VP is an ex-officio non-voting member.

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PROMOTIONAL COMMITTEE

DIRECTOR
Peggy Ogden
3rd Vice President

CHAIRPERSON
Chuck Johnston
1490 Algonquin Dr.
Clearwater, FL 33755
Phone 727-442-8407
Chuckjohnston17@yahoo.com

DUTIES

1. Design programs for the promotion of the sport of horseshoes, especially in the State of Florida
2. Inform EC of planned promotion activities and execute programs approved by the EC.
3. Stay informed of NHPA promotional activities and incorporates them into the FSHPA program if feasible.
4. Provide promotional guidance and assistance to clubs.
5. Keep the EC informed of promotional activities and the effectiveness thereof.
6. Submit annual budget request to EC.
7. Obtain EC approval for expenditures in excess of budget.

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JUNIOR PROGRAM COMMITTEE

DIRECTOR
Peggy Ogden
3rd Vice President

CHAIRPERSON
Eileen Fox
11470 SW 139th ST
Dunnellon, FL 34432
Phone 585-305-1912
eileenffox@gmail.com

DUTIES

1. First the Junior Program was created to promote good sportsmanship, friendship, work values and human values within our youth. It is a great chance for the whole family to experience an activity they can all participate in and enjoy! We are the only sport that holds championships for men, women, girls and boys.
2. Work with the Promotion Director to plan programs for the promotion of the Junior Program.
3. Keep EC informed of promotional activities.
4. Keep Club Presidents informed of recommendations for getting started with a Junior Program and send them promotional information. If needed be willing to go to the clubs to give a presentation.

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AUDIT & FINANCE COMMITTEE

DIRECTOR
Dale Marteney
President

CHAIRPERSON
Marvin Grubb
4540 Osceola Rd,
Titusville, FL 32780
Phone 321-269-4138
megrubb@aol.com

DUTIES

1. To audit the reports of the Sec/Tres. Verify bank accounts. Verify that the Income and Expense report presented by the Sec/Tres. is reasonable and follows generally accepted accounting principles. Perform physical audits of the Associations assets when directed by the Executive Council.
2. To audit the GRI Reps. financial reports as presented to the EC. Verify bank accounts. Verify that the Income and Expense reports presented to the EC is reasonable and follows general accounting principles. Make suggestions for changes to reports that make the reports more readable to the Executive Council. Perform physical verification of inventories when deemed necessary by the Executive Council.

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HISTORIAN

DIRECTOR
Dale Marteney
President

CHAIRPERSON
Chuck Johnston
1490 Alqonquin Dr
Clearwater, FL 33755
Phone 727-442-8407
Chuckjohnston17@yahoo.com

DUTIES:

1. Update the book containing the History of Florida Horseshoe Clubs and Florida Horseshoe pitching events and add to the Hall of Fame information library.
2. Write articles of interest to the membership for publication in the State quarterly newsletter. Articles must be received by the newsletter editor by February, May, August and December 15th. Publications will then become part of the History of Florida Horseshoe Pitching document.
3. Bind the Florida newsletters and NHPA Newsline in hard cover books for preservation.
4. Should be in contact with all Florida clubs that they should inform the Historian of events of historic nature that could be included into the Hall of Fame.
5. Responsible for the Hall of Fame housekeeping and making sure that the displays are kept in an orderly fashion.
6. Submit a budget for each fiscal (April 1st thru March 31st) year to be approved at the Annual Club/Presidents meeting held in April.
Note: The Hall of Fame Chairman is responsible for purchasing the picture frames for the photos of the Hall of Fame inductees. It is the HOF Chairman’s responsibility to give the new inductee’s photos to the Historian for display.

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