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2021 BOD Elections

General

Board of Directors elections are conducted pursuant to Article IX of the US Club Soccer bylaws. The four Regional Board Directors elected in 2021 will serve three-year terms, commencing 31 days after the 2021 U.S. Soccer Annual General Meeting (AGM).

The Regional Board Director seats up for election in 2021 are:

  • Eastern Region (I): Jason Dewhurst
  • Midwest Region (II): Tim Lesiak
  • Southern Region (III): Gary Buete
  • Western Region (IV): Shawn Blakeman

Who is eligible to vote?

US Club Soccer competitive member clubs in good standing that have registered a minimum number of three teams by the ballot submission deadline (March 17, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET) are eligible to vote. Each of these clubs shall have one vote for each Board seat within its U.S. Soccer Federation region. Adult, Associate and Affiliate Members (such as leagues, league and tournament teams, and rec and academy members) are not eligible to vote in Board elections.

Ballots / voting

Voting has concluded.

Timeline

General:

  • Jan 22, 2021: Regional Board Director candidacy applications available.
  • Feb 5, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET): Deadline for submission of Regional Board Director candidacy applications.
  • Feb 12, 2021: Candidates will be emailed a list of voting clubs in their respective region, and a biography and statement will be requested for inclusion with the ballot.
  • Feb 19, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET): Deadline for candidates to submit biography and statement for inclusion with ballot.
  • Mar 3, 2021: Ballots available to members; voting begins.
  • Mar 17, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET): Deadline for submission of ballots.
  • Mar 18, 2021: Votes counted / new Regional Board Directors announced. (Public release to follow.)

Runoff, if necessary:

  • Mar 19, 2021: Runoff ballots available to members; runoff voting begins. 
  • Mar 26, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET): Deadline for submission of runoff ballots.
  • Mar 27, 2021: Runoff votes counted / new Regional Board Directors announced.

Questions

Please direct questions to BODelections@usclubsoccer.org.