Sunday 16 October 2016

Reminder: MSSA elections

Only you can make the change you want to see!
Mind Sports South Africa's elections are fast approaching.

All Registered Players are reminded that any such player may stand for the elections as long as:

  • A member club nominates the Registered Player on the prescribed form, and
  • The Nomination Form has been submitted to MSSA on or before 1 November 2016, and
  • The Registered Player is fully-paid-up for the 2015/2016 year as at the date of nomination, and
  • The club nominating the Registered Player has paid its affiliation fees on or before 1 November 2016.

The positions up for election are (3 year terms):
  1. President
  2. 1st  Vice-President (in charge  of development)
  3. 2nd vice-president (in charge of umpiring)
  4. Board gaming representative
  5. Card gaming representative
  6. eSports representative
  7. National  Schools Director
  8. Women's desk
  9. Legal adviser
  10. Representative for gamers who are differently abled
  11. General Secretary
Positions not eligible for election in 2016 are:
  1. 3rd Vice President (in charge of events)
  2. Figure gaming representative
  3. Player's representative
The following Provincial Directorships are also available (2 year terms):
  1. Eastern Cape
  2. Free State
  3. Gauteng
  4. KwaZulu Natal
  5. Limpopo
  6. Northern Cape
  7. North West
  8. Western Cape
All the following 56 Regional Directorships are also available for election (1 year term).

Thus the 2016 elections will be more than interesting.

Never before have so many positions become available at the same time.

There is no doubt that the committee has worked well over  the past number of years, and it will indeed be interesting to again see democracy at work.

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