CCAA 2015 Election Guidelines, Eligibility & Position Requirements
The elected parties will serve in 2 year terms. Election of the Officers and even numbered Board of Directors and AKC Representative shall take place in even numbered years. Election of Directors takes place in odd and even years, based on the Director number. Election of Regional Vice Presidents shall take place in odd numbered years.
The following eligibility requirements are for candidates and nominees for both
Officers and the Board of Directors. The position specific requirements will be broken down under the respective position.
1. All candidates/nominees must be a member in good standing for 3 years.
2. All candidates/nominees must meet 1 or more of the following requirements:
a. Must have served as a member of a CCAA committee for 1 year
b. Must have served a full term (2 years) as a Regional Vice President
c. Must have served a full term on the BOD
d. Must meet the requirements for their office
Requirements for Regional Vice Presidents:
The VP must live in the region they represent.
Board of Directors/ Club Officers:
The Board of Directors consists of the President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, AKC Delegate and 8 Directors. The position specific requirements are outlined below where applicable for the positions for the 2015 election:
The Secretary shall keep a record of all meetings of the Club, of the Board, of all votes taken by mail or electronically (on the occasion that secret ballots are not required by this document), and of all matters of which a record shall be ordered by the Club. Additional responsibilities are as follows: having charge of the correspondence, notifying members of meetings, notifying officers and directors of their election to office, working with Director #5 to keep a role of the membership, keeping a copy on file of all the Directors and committee reports for a period no less than two years, and carrying out such other duties as are prescribed in these bylaws. Position requirements are the minimum listed above.
The Treasurer shall collect and receive all moneys due or belonging to the Club. Moneys shall be deposited in a bank approved by the Board, in the name of the Club. The books shall at all times be open to inspection by the Board; a report shall be given quarterly of the condition of the Club’s finances, including every item of receipt or payment not before reported; In the first quarter chronicle, an accounting shall be rendered of all moneys received and expended during the previous fiscal year. The Treasurer shall be bonded in such amount as the Board of Directors shall determine. Treasurer will work in corporation with Director #5 to ensure dues are processed efficiently. Position requirements: Position requirements are the minimum listed above.
AKC Delegate – 5 years experience participating in AKC events, extensive
knowledge and understanding of the workings of the AKC. This elected position
holder must qualify under the AKC guidelines.
Director #1 – Breed Education
Must have notable and significant experience with the breed, must have studied
dog structure and be able to demonstrate a solid grasp of the Standard/breed.
Experience in breed education or Judging is preferred.
Director #3 – Awards & Standings
Director #5 – Welcome Committee
Director #7 – Breeders & Health
A Cane Corso breeder of notable accomplishment and experience
Regional Vice Presidents:
The 4 Regional Vice Presidents must reside in their region.