Letter of Invitation
2021 Club Officers and Trustees
Dear Jackson Fury Parents:
Jackson Fury Soccer Club is a non-profit, educational, corporation of the
State of Ohio with 501(c)3 tax-exempt recognition by the U.S. Internal Revenue
Service. Jackson Fury is operated by a Board of Trustees consisting of a
President, Treasurer, Secretary, and Trustees. The number of Trustees is established annually to provide representation across all age groups,
teams, and levels of play. During 2020, there were nine Trustees plus the three officers.
The Board of Trustees are elected for a one year term commencing at the annual
membership meeting which will be held in January 2021. The club
officers and Trustees do not receive any compensation.
The Board of Trustees meets about seven to nine times per year to conduct and review
the club's business. Historically, the President, Treasurer, Dir of Coaching, League Representatives, and Team Managers
operate the club on a day-to-day basis. All Trustees must be active in a club leadership
role to support competitive and premier league activities,
registration, publicity, equipment, uniforms, and other necessary tasks.
The Board of Trustees will be nominating a slate of officers and Trustees in
late November 2020 for the January 2021 elections as well as establishing the number of Trustee positions. While the club's bylaws permit the nomination of
Trustees from the floor of the membership meeting, historically the slate of
officers and Trustees nominated by the current Board has been elected for the
If you are willing to serve on the Jackson Fury Soccer Club Board of Trustees
as an officer or Trustee, please send me an email. You may include any business,
legal, accounting, or soccer experience that may be applicable or simply express
a willingness to dedicate time. No expertise is required and the only requirement is that you be willing
to champion the development of competitive youth soccer by Jackson Fury in our
community. Everyone responding will be considered by the current Board of
Trustees. I would appreciate a note by Sunday, November 22, 2020, from everyone
who wishes to be considered so that I have time to fill the remaining openings.
Tom Strock, President
Jackson Fury Soccer Club
PS: Frequently, I'm asked what are the responsibilities
of being a trustee of Jackson Fury Soccer Club. The Ohio Attorney General has published a brochure on the duties and
responsibilities of trustees and board members of charitable
organizations. If you are interested in serving Jackson Fury, you may wish
to read this brochure to better understand the responsibilities:
Guide for Charity Board Members.