2024 Regional Board Director Elections


GENERAL:

Board of Directors elections are conducted pursuant to Article X of the US Club Soccer bylaws. The four Regional Board Directors to be elected in 2024 will serve three-year terms, commencing on March 13, 2024 (31 days after the 2024 U.S. Soccer Annual General Meeting).


TIMELINE

General:

  • Jan 8, 2024: Regional Board Director candidacy applications available.
  • Jan 19, 2024 (11:59 p.m. ET): Deadline for submission of Regional Board Director candidacy applications.
  • On or before Jan 26, 2024: 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 2, 2024 (11:59 p.m. ET): Deadline for candidates to submit biography and statement for inclusion with ballot.
  • Feb 12, 2024: Ballots available to members; voting begins.
  • Feb 23, 2022 (11:59 p.m. ET): Deadline for submission of ballots.
  • Feb 26, 2024: Votes counted / new Regional Board Directors announced. (Public release to follow.)
  • Mar 13, 2024: Terms commence for elected Regional Board Directors.

Runoff, if necessary:

  • Feb 27, 2024: Runoff ballots available to members; runoff voting begins.
  • Mar 5, 2024 (11:59 p.m. ET): Deadline for submission of runoff ballots.
  • Mar 6, 2024: Runoff votes counted / new Regional Board Directors announced.
  • Mar 13, 2024: Terms commence for elected Regional Board Directors.

CANDIDACY:

Pursuant to Article X, Section 3(a) in the US Club Soccer bylaws: “To qualify for election to the Board, a Regional Board Director candidate must be currently associated with a member Club as a: director of coaching, president, or active coach, and have at least five (5) years of experience coaching competitive youth soccer, as the term competitive is at that time defined by the Bylaws or Policies. Board member candidates must also have attained at least a U.S. Soccer Federation ‘B’ coaching license, or its international or US Club Soccer equivalent. The candidate’s club shall have registered with US Club Soccer a minimum of eight (8) teams of either gender.”

(UPDATE: Jan. 23) – The deadline for submission has passed.


EAST REGION (I):

Includes CT, DE, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA, VT, and WV.

Seat Expiring: Jason Dewhurst

Eligible Candidates:

  • Jason Dewhurst

MIDWEST REGION (II):

Includes IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, OH, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, SD, and WI.

Seat Expiring: Tim Lesiak

Eligible Candidates:

  • Tim Lesiak

SOUTH REGION (III):

Includes AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, and TX.

Seat Expiring: Hue Menzies

Eligible Candidates:

  • Hue Menzies

WEST REGION (IV):

Includes AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA, and WY.

Seat Expiring: Benjamin Ziemer

Eligible Candidates:

  • Benjamin Ziemer
 

QUESTIONS:

Please direct questions to BODelections@usclubsoccer.org.