June 28, 2020 - Updates to USA Swimming Bylaws
Updated USA Swimming Corporate Bylaws
TO: LSC GENERAL CHAIRS, LSC PERMANENT OFFICES, COACHES AND CLUB PRESIDENTS, LSC REGISTRARS
DATE: June 15, 2020
On April 24, 2020, the USA Swimming Board of Directors approved changes to the USA Swimming Corporate Bylaws. Please see below announcements:
1) Effective immediately, Bylaw 2.6.6:
Extends the requirement of non-athlete membership to individuals serving on the board of directors of a member club.
2) Effective January 1, 2021, Bylaw 2.6.12:
All clubs must have either (i) at least one member coach, plus a board of directors or other governing body; or (ii) at least two member coaches to ensure that there are at least two adult authorities at each member club for communication and accountability purposes.
3) Effective immediately, Bylaws 6.2.1; 6.2.5:
Explicitly provides for electronic meetings and voting by the House of Delegates.
4) Effective September 26, 2020, Bylaws 5.1 (D); 5.2; 5.3; 5.4.1; 5.5.1; 5.6.1; 5.7.1 (A):
Aligns athlete representation on committees with USOPC Bylaws.
To see the meeting minutes from April 24, 2020, please visit our website by clicking here.
Thank you in advance for your attention and adherence to the above.