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February 22, 2019

 

 

We hope you will find this page useful as a quick reference for locating content on our website relevant to state chapters and their appointed delegates. Note that there are three sections to this page indicating the relevance of the links to either presidents, delegates or both.

 

Please feel free to contact the Governance Coordinator, Jennifer Pearson ([email protected]) for any questions not answered by these links.

 

 

STATE PRESIDENTS

 

State President Privileges and Responsibilities

 

Duties and Responsibilities of State Chapters, mentioning delegates and alternates in item #2

 

TD/Affiliate Support Area

 

E-mail Blast Benefit for State Chapters


Bi-monthly States Bulletins

 

 

PRESIDENTS & DELEGATES

 

What is a Delegate?

 

The Delegate Cycle

 

Delegate Actions of Continuing Interest (DACIs)

This entire document is relevant to delegates and will be provided in the Delegates’ Call.

DACI #8 is the source of the “Duties and Responsibilities of State Chapters” document linked above in the State Presidents section of this page.

 

Current Delegates for all states

 

Upcoming National Events for the location and hotel information of upcoming US Opens and their attendant Delegates’ Meetings

 

US Chess Bylaws, which will be printed in the Delegates’ Call

Article 8, Sections 1 & 2 (pages 17-18) address state chapter affiliates.

Article 5 (pages 5-8) explains the delegate system.

Article 5 Section 4 (page 5) specifically states the role of the state chapter in naming delegates.

 

 

DELEGATES

 

A video of the 2018 annual Delegates’ Meeting

https://youtu.be/00exjYiTExA

Around minute 10 of the video, there is an example of a delegate from Iowa asking a question about a motion. To explore other videos of meetings, scroll down to August 2018 on this page of the US Chess website: http://www.uschess.org/content/view/7437/35/

 

An Example of Delegate Meeting Minutes so you can see the overall process of the meeting and its results

 

Robert’s Rules of Order

A quick reference to those most used will be available in the Delegates’ Call.

 

Link to the 2018 Delegates’ Call online for examples of how motions are written

 
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