Chesapeake Men's Senior Baseball League
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BYLAWS
OF
CHESAPEAKE MEN’S SENIOR BASEBALL LEAGUE, INC.

ARTICLE I – ORGANIZATION

SECTION 1. INCORPORATION– Chesapeake Men’s Senior Baseball League, Inc., herein called Chesapeake MSBL, is incorporated in the State of Maryland under Maryland non-profit corporation code to qualify as a tax-exempt organization, and shall be managed at all times in
such a manner as to qualify the corporation for such exemption.

SECTION 2. PURPOSE – The purpose of Chesapeake MSBL shall include the following:
To provide an opportunity for all adults eligible for membership (as defined in Article II) to engage in the sport of baseball;
To promote involvement in Men’s Senior Baseball League (MSBL) and Men’s Adult Baseball League (MABL) MSBL-MABL programs and provide an opportunity for members to compete in sanctioned baseball competitions;
To provide training in physical fitness, good patterns of physical development, and proper conditioning habits;
To provide opportunities for social, emotional, educational and character development, and to encourage peer and family participation in team and community activities;
To promote the sport of baseball to the community;
To provide financial aid, in the form of educational scholarships, to individuals who qualify for assistance and;
To give back to our community in the form of charitable contributions to registered charities.

SECTION 3. MANAGEMENT – The Chesapeake MSBL shall be managed and directed by a board of directors, acting in accordance with these by-laws.

ARTICLE II – MEMBERSHIP

SECTION 1. MEMBERSHIP – The benefits and services of Chesapeake MSBL shall be made available to any person who desires to participate in any program sponsored by Chesapeake MSBL and who is physically able to do so, subject to any limitations set forth elsewhere in these bylaws. Membership shall be contingent upon payment of such periodic registration fees and membership dues as the board of directors may from time to time determine.
a. Active Member – An active member shall be any person who is a registered member of Chesapeake MSBL whose fees and/or fee waivers are current and who is in good standing with the board of directors.
b. Division – The Chesapeake MSBL shall establish Divisions comprising of members or teams within a specific age group and/or skill level.
c. Team – A team participating in the Chesapeake MSBL shall have a minimum of 15 members.

SECTION 2. LIMITATION – Membership may not be limited in number and shall be open to anyone who qualifies under Article II, Section 1 unless space is not available due to a limit on the number of teams that can participate each year due to limitation of Chesapeake MSBL resources.

SECTION 3. VOTING – Each board member shall be entitled to one vote in the election of directors, amendment changes and any other matters brought before the board of directors by a majority vote of the board of directors as designated in these by-laws. Voting shall be in person
and shall be limited to board members or their official designate. A designate may be submitted to Board with three days prior notice to Secretary (as defined in Article II, Section 1.a.).

SECTION 4. RIGHTS
a. A member shall be entitled to participate in any activity sponsored by Chesapeake MSBL, with the exception of competitive and training opportunities which may be limited by the board of directors, the coaching staff, or the rules of baseball for reasons of age, achievement or ability to participate.
b. The property rights and interests of all members shall be equal on a per member basis.

SECTION 5. TERMINATION
a. Baseball privileges and membership may be suspended if dues, fees, or other required documentation is not submitted to the Chesapeake MSBL by the deadline approved by the board of directors. The board of directors has the right to approve extensions in case of hardship.
b. A member may resign membership at any time by giving notice in writing to the board of directors or its designee provided all obligations to Chesapeake MSBL have been met in full.
c. The head coach of any Chesapeake MSBL team (a.k.a. manager) shall have the authority to expel from his team for disciplinary, unsportsmanlike, or insubordination reasons for any baseball player or assistant coach, from any practice, game or league-sponsored event.
d. The board of directors shall have the authority to expel from membership any member deemed to cause damage to the Chesapeake MSBL organization, or to the image of Chesapeake or the sport of baseball. Damage must be of a degree judged to be excessive beyond what is usual and too great to be reasonably endured, and, must in the judgment of
the board, place the continued existence of Chesapeake in jeopardy. This authority is to be exercised only upon a vote of two-thirds (2/3) of the board.

ARTICLE III – DUES, FEES AND ASSESSMENTS

SECTION 1. FISCAL YEAR – The fiscal year of Chesapeake MSBL shall be from January 1 to the following December 31.

SECTION 2. FEES – Fees shall be set and approved by the board of directors and shall not exceed that necessary to provide for the anticipated expenses of the organization.
a. Registration – Registration for active members shall be assessed on a yearly basis. Reregistration will be required prior to re-activation of membership.
b. Changes in Fee Schedule – The fee schedule may be changed at any time if approved by the board of directors, but shall not be changed retroactively.
c. Refunds – There shall be no refund of fees or release of obligation to pay fees.
d. Service Requirement – The board of directors may assess a service requirement consistent with the purposes of the club.

ARTICLE IV – MEETINGS OF MEMBERS

SECTION 1. ANNUAL MEETING
a. Time and Place – The annual meeting of the members shall be held in February, unless otherwise approved by the board of directors, at such place and reasonable time within Anne Arundel County as the board of directors may designate.
b. Purpose – The annual meeting shall be held for the purpose (of) presenting program goals, evaluations and long-range plans.
c. Notice of Meeting – Notice of the meeting of members shall be given to each board member and team manager not less than ten (10) or more than forty-five (45) days prior to such meeting. Each team managers will be responsible for notifying members of his team.

SECTION 2. SPECIAL MEETINGS
a. Call – Special meetings of Chesapeake MSBL shall be held upon the call of the board of directors, and must be conducted within thirty (30) days upon notification to each active member family by the board of directors.
b. Time and Place – Special meetings of Chesapeake MSBL shall be held at such reasonable time and place within Anne Arundel County as the board of directors may designate.
c. Purpose – The purpose of any special meeting shall be stated in the notice of call, and no other business shall be transacted.
d. Notice of Meeting – Written notice of the special meeting shall be given to each board member not less than ten (10) days or more than thirty (30) days prior to such meeting.

SECTION 3. QUORUM – The president or vice-president and a majority of board members shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

SECTION 4. MEETING ORGANIZATION
a. Presiding Officer – The president of the board of directors shall preside at any meeting of members, and in his or her absence the vice-president of the board of directors shall preside.  If neither is present, the members present shall elect a presiding officer from among the members of the board of directors.
b. Secretary – The secretary shall serve as secretary for the meeting, and in his or her absence, the presiding officer shall appoint an acting secretary.

SECTION 5. VOTING
a. Decision – The decision of a majority of the members voting shall be the decision of Chesapeake MSBL, unless otherwise established by the Articles of Incorporation, or these by-laws.
b. Method – Voting may be viva-voce, but twenty-five (25) percent of board members in good standing shall have the right to demand voting by roll call.

SECTION 6. MINUTES OF MEETINGS – Minutes of each annual meeting and special meeting shall be made available to all board members as soon as possible but no later than with the notice of the next immediate annual or special meeting of board members.

ARTICLE V – BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SECTION 1. BOARD COMPOSITION – The board shall be composed of the following voting members: executive committee (president, vice-president, secretary, and treasurer), and one (1) representative (director) of each Chesapeake MSBL team. Only one person from any particular family may serve as a member of the board of directors at any one time, unless otherwise approved by the board. The manager from each team will automatically be the representative to the board. The manager has the right to delegate this responsibility to another
member on his team if he so desires.

SECTION 2. TERMS – Executive committee members shall be elected at the annual meeting and serve until such time the executive committee member resigns in writing to the board of directors, a member of the league desires to run and is nominated for the position in which the board of directors must vote in with 2/3 majority, or death of the executive committee member.  Executive committee members can serve without term limits.

SECTION 3. ELECTION OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS
a. Nominating Committee – The nominating committee for replacement of Executive Committee members shall consist of all board members.
     1. Nomination – The candidates for the Executive Committee selected by the nominating committee shall be placed in nomination automatically at the annual meeting.
b. Election – Voting may be viva-voce, but twenty-five (25) percent of board members in good standing shall have the right to demand voting by secret ballot. If secret ballot is used, each active board member shall have one vote, and shall vote for the appropriate number of nominees on one ballot.
c. Vacancies – Should a vacancy occur on the board of directors for reasons other than normal expiration of term, the board of directors shall appoint a member to fill the unexpired term.

SECTION 4. REMOVAL OF DIRECTORS FROM OFFICE
a. Missing three (3) consecutive unexcused board meetings by a board member will be considered a resignation and the other board members may accept the resignation and appoint another board member to fill the unexpired term of such board member.
b. A director may be removed from the board for reasonable cause by majority vote of the board of directors.

SECTION 5. MEETINGS OF THE BOARD
a. Time of Meeting – Meetings of the board of directors shall be held at least quarterly, or at times set by the board, or on call of either the president or the majority of directors.
b. Notice – Three (3) days notice, in person, by phone, e-mail or regular mail, shall be given to all directors of meetings called by the president or by the majority of the board. Notice of board meetings shall be conveyed to the board members by posting to the annual calendar and in any other appropriate manner as time permits.
c. Waiver of Notice – Required notice shall be waived if all absent directors sign the minutes of the meeting or a separate waiver of notice, which shall become a part of the minutes.  Attendance at a meeting constitutes automatic waiver of notice.
d. Open Meetings – All meetings of the board, except those executive sessions held for the purpose of contract negotiations, shall be open to any board member. A majority of the executive committee must approve attendance by any non-board members in advance.
e. Quorum – The president or vice-president and a majority of board members shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. The act of a majority of directors present at a meeting at which a quorum is present shall be the act of the board.
f. Voting – All matters coming before the board for a vote shall be decided by majority vote of the directors, except where different requirements are given elsewhere in these by-laws.

ARTICLE VI – OFFICERS

SECTION 1. POWERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS – The board shall regulate and supervise the management and operation of the Chesapeake MSBL. It shall attend to all internal affairs of the Chesapeake MSBL and shall make such arrangements for conducting the business
as it deems best. In addition to the power by these by-laws expressly conferred upon the board of directors, it may exercise all the powers of the corporation and all such lawful acts and things as are not by statute or by the charter or by these by-laws required to be done or exercised by the
members.

SECTION 2. DUTIES OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS – The duties and powers of the board of directors shall be such as usually devolve upon the directors of any club or association and may include the selection of the place, fixing the date, and making all arrangements necessary for holding meetings of the Chesapeake MSBL and the publication of whatever data the directors deem essential to the benefit of the Chesapeake MSBL. The directors shall have the power to adopt rules and regulations, and to alter and amend the same from time to time, for the conduct of the business and activities of the Chesapeake MSBL. The board of directors shall
have the authority to generally conduct the business and activities of the Chesapeake MSBL.  The board of directors shall have the authority to generally conduct all of the lawful affairs of the Chesapeake MSBL, including but not limited to, entering into any contracts, leases, or other
agreements necessary to carry out the purposes of the Chesapeake MSBL. The directors shall exercise all the power of the Chesapeake MSBL as permitted by law, subject to the provision of the Articles of Incorporation and these by-laws.

SECTION 3. COMMITTEES OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS – The board of directors shall also have the authority to establish committees as may be necessary to further and promote the interests and activities of the Chesapeake MSBL. Such committees may be comprised of both directors and other active members.

SECTION 4. PRESIDENT – The president shall preside at all meetings of the membership and of the board of directors, shall perform such other duties as may be determined by the board of directors, and shall perform and discharge such other duties as generally devolve upon a chief executive officer.

SECTION 5. VICE-PRESIDENT – The vice-president shall perform all duties incumbent upon the president during the absence or disability of the president and perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the board of directors.

SECTION 6. SECRETARY – The Secretary shall have the custody and care of the corporate records of the Chesapeake MSBL, shall attend all meetings of the members and of the board of directors, shall keep a true and complete record of the proceedings of all such meetings, shall file
and take charge of all papers and documents belonging to the Chesapeake MSBL, and shall perform such duties as may be prescribed by the board of directors.

SECTION 7. TREASURER – The treasurer shall keep or, at the discretion of the board cause to be kept, correct and complete records showing accurately at all times the financial condition of Chesapeake MSBL; shall be legal custodian of all monies and other valuables which may from time to time come into the possession of the Chesapeake MSBL; shall maintain a bank account in the name of Chesapeake MSBL; shall prepare and file or, at the discretion of the board, cause to be prepared and filed, all required corporation tax forms and reports; shall furnish at meetings of the board of directors and membership or whenever requested by the board of directors, a statement of the financial condition of the Chesapeake MSBL; shall maintain or, at the discretion of the board, cause to be maintained a roster of active members in good standing; and shall perform such other duties as the board of directors may prescribe.

SECTION 8. TRANSFER OF DUTIES – In case of the absence of any officer of the Chesapeake MSBL, or for any other reason that the board of directors may deem sufficient, the board of directors may delegate the powers or duties of such officer to any other director, for the time being, provided a majority of the board of directors concurs therein.

ARTICLE VII – ACCOUNTING, BUDGET AND CONTRACTS

SECTION 1. CONTRACTS, CHECKS, NOTES, ETC. – All contracts and agreements authorized by the board of directors shall, unless otherwise directed by the board of directors, be signed by the president, or such other person as may be from time to time so authorized by the board of directors. All checks and drafts issued by the Chesapeake MSBL will require two signatures and shall be signed by the president and treasurer, or such other person as may be from time to time authorized by the board of directors. Any check written for more than $7,500 shall require the vote of approval of a majority of the board of directors and must be signed by the president and treasurer.

SECTION 2. AUDITS
a. Annual Audits – The books of the corporation shall be closed on the last day of December of each year. Within 45 days of the end of each calendar year, the Executive Committee will audit the books. The audit shall encompass all assets of or under the control of the Chesapeake MSBL, with property valued at cost, depreciated value, or replacement cost,
whichever is least. Separate “funds” shall have a separate accounting with the net gain or loss shown in the consolidated statement.
b. Special Audits – An audit similar to the annual audit shall be prepared at any time the positions of president or treasurer are vacated before the end of their terms.

SECTION 3. BUDGET – A budget for the next fiscal year shall be prepared by the president and treasurer for presentation and approval of the board. The board shall present the approved budget for information to the membership.

SECTION 4. APPROVAL OF CONTRACTS – Contracts for coaching or administrative services shall require approval of two-thirds (2/3) of the board of directors. Contracts involving loans, leases, or other obligations of more than twelve (12) months shall require unanimous approval of the board of directors.

ARTICLE VIII – NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION

SECTION 1. COMPENSATION – The Chesapeake MSBL shall, at all times, be operated on a non-profit basis for the mutual benefit of its members. No dividends or other interests in the assets of the Chesapeake MSBL shall be paid by the Chesapeake MSBL to its members. No part
of the earnings of the Chesapeake MSBL shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributed to, its members, officers, directors, or any other private persons, except that the Chesapeake MSBL shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered and expenses incurred and to make payments and distributions in full furtherance of the purposes set forth herein.

SECTION 2. TAX-EXEMPT STATUS – No substantial part of the activities of the Chesapeake MSBL shall be the carrying on of propaganda or other attempts to influence legislation, and the Chesapeake MSBL shall not participate in any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office. Notwithstanding any other provision of the Articles of
Incorporation or these by-laws, the Chesapeake MSBL shall refrain from engaging in any other activities not permitted of any tax-exempt organization under Section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code.

ARTICLE IX – BY-LAWS, RULES OF ORDER, AND INDEMNIFICATION OF DIRECTORS

SECTION 1. BY-LAWS – These by-laws succeed any and all previous by-laws and amendments thereto, which are declared null and void.

SECTION 2. AMENDMENTS – These by-laws may be amended by a majority of the board members present in person at any regular or special meeting provided that the proposed amendment has been submitted to the board members not less than (10) days prior to the meeting. In order to be submitted to the membership, the proposed amendment shall have been
approved by the board of directors.

SECTION 3. INTERPRETATION – Any question as to the proper interpretation of these bylaws shall be determined by the board of directors.

SECTION 4. RULES OF ORDER – Roberts Revised Rules of Order shall be the parliamentary guide for all meetings of members and the board of directors, but shall not take precedence over these by-laws.

SECTION 5. INDEMNIFICATION – The Chesapeake MSBL shall indemnify and hold harmless any individuals against the expense of any action, suit or proceedings in which they are made a part by reason of being or having been a director, officer or duly authorized agent of the Chesapeake MSBL, except in relation as to matters to which they shall be adjudged in such action, suit or proceedings to be liable for gross  negligence or willful misconduct in the performance of their duties. This right shall extend to all such persons, their successors, heirs and legal representatives.

ARTICLE X – TERMINATION AND DISSOLUTION

The Chesapeake MSBL may be terminated and dissolved upon the affirmative vote of at least two-thirds (2/3) of all board members entitled to vote. In the event of such termination, the board of directors shall, after paying or making provision for the payment of all liabilities of Chesapeake MSBL, disburse any remaining assets to a non-profit organization or organizations.  A majority of the Board of Directors shall determine these organizations.

ARTICLE XI–CHESAPEAKE MSBL ALL STAR TEAMS

SECTION 1. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
a. The Player must be on the final roster of the team which he is representing and the player must be affiliated and in good standing with the Chesapeake MSBL.
b. The Player must have participated in at least 50% of the games played with the team he is representing in the Chesapeake MSBL.

SECTION 2. SELECTION PROCESS
a. The Chesapeake MSBL All-Star Game Managers shall meet the same criteria as Article XI, Section 1.
b. The Chesapeake MSBL All-Star Game Managers shall be the Managers of teams who played in the previous season play-off Championship Game that meet Eligibility Criteria under Article XI, Section1. All Chesapeake MSBL Team Managers are encouraged and invited to participate in the event as base coaches, bench coaches, score keepers, etc.
c. A Chesapeake MSBL All-Star Game Selection Committee shall convene under Article 4, Section 2, to select Chesapeake MSBL All-Star Team roster(s) of not more than twenty-five (25) players to represent the Chesapeake MSBL League in the All-Star game for a particular division.
d. If the Chesapeake MSBL All-Star Game Managers are not selected by the Chesapeake MSBL All-Star Game Committee, they are not eligible to participate in the game as a player in any capacity.

SECTION 3. PARTICIPATION
a. A player representative meeting the criteria in Article XI, Section 1, from each Chesapeake MSBL League team in good standing will have representation on the Chesapeake MSBL All-Star Team.
b. If selected for the Chesapeake MSBL All-Star Team, the player may be required to pay a participation fee to offset expenses associated with the operation of the All-Star Game to the Chesapeake MSBL President or Treasurer ten (10) days before the scheduled All-Star Game.  Failure to provide payment by the deadline will result in forfeiture of participation and the next leading vote getter for the position vacated will be invited to fill the spot (provided the substitute player submits the participation fee).
c. Each player selected to represent the Chesapeake MSBL All-Star Team shall get at least one at-bat (AB) or one inning playing in the field. It is the responsibility of the Chesapeake MSBL All-Star Team Managers to ensure every player representing the Chesapeake MSBL participates in the All-Star Game.

ARTICLE XII – POST SEASON AWARDS

SECTION 1. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
a. The Manager/Player must be on the final roster of the Team which he is representing and the Manager/Player and Team must be affiliated and in good standing with the Chesapeake MSBL League.
b. The Player must have participated in at least 50% of the games played by the team he is representing in the Chesapeake MSBL League.
c. Umpires who have umpired at least ten (10) County Adult and/or Chesapeake MSBL Baseball Games are eligible for Chesapeake MSBL League Recognition.
d. Post Season Award Ceremony will take place as a General Membership Meeting upon conclusion of the baseball season at a date, time and location to be determined by the Chesapeake MSBL Executive Committee and Board of Directors.

SECTION 2. AWARD CATEGORIES - At a minimum, Post-Season Awards will be established for the following categories for each Chesapeake MSBL Division (except Outstanding Umpire Award) and may be presented if such awards are deserved or warranted as determined by the Chesapeake MSBL Awards Committee:
a. Sportsmanship Award: Recognition of player and/or manager who consistently exhibits good sportsmanship and respect towards teammates, opponents, umpires, spectators, and representatives of the Anne Arundel County Department of Parks & Recreation before, after, and during competition. Players may be nominated by anyone in the league, including
umpires, or other representatives of the Anne Arundel County Department of Parks & Recreation.
b. Chesapeake MSBL Service Award: Recognition of a Manager, Player, Umpire, Sponsor or other person who has volunteered significant time or made a significant contribution to improve the quality and visibility of the Chesapeake MSBL to the Community.
c. Outstanding Umpire Award: Recognition of one Umpire meeting the eligibility requirements in Article XII, Section 1, who receives the highest scores among Chesapeake MSBL Team feedback in areas of Umpiring Consistency, Game Control, Hustle, Attitude, and Respect towards Managers, Players, and Spectators.

SECTION3. SELECTION PROCESS - A Chesapeake MSBL Awards Committee, lead by the Chesapeake MSBL Executive Committee and Board of Directors, shall convene under Article 4, Section 2, to nominate and select category winners for Post-Season Awards.
a. Nominations for Sportsmanship Award candidates should be presented to the Chesapeake MSBL Post-Season Award Committee with written a recommendation for the person nominated with specific documented instances in which good sportsmanship was exhibited by the candidate. Only one person from each Division of the Chesapeake MSBL may
receive this award.
b. Nominations for the Chesapeake MSBL Service Award candidates shall be presented to the Chesapeake MSBL Post-Season Award Committee with written a recommendation for the person nominated with specific documented instances in which he or she has made volunteered significant time or made a significant contribution to improve the quality and visibility of the Chesapeake MSBL to the Community. Only one person from each Division of the Chesapeake MSBL may receive this award.
c. Outstanding Umpires Award will be determined based on post-game feedback forms from team managers or representatives based upon Umpiring Consistency, Game Control, Hustle, Attitude, and Respect towards Managers, Players, and Spectators. Only one umpire may
receive this award.

ARTICLE XIII – CHESAPEAKE MSBL HALL OF FAME

SECTION 1. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
a. Any Former Player, Manager, Umpire, or League Sponsor who participated in or supported the Chesapeake MSBL Baseball League for five (5) or more years and consistently demonstrated good sportsmanship, character and respect towards teammates, opponents, umpires, and spectators; competitive skill; and, provided unselfish devotion to improving the quality and experience of Amateur Adult Baseball within the Chesapeake MSBL and the community at large.
b. Any Current Player, Manager, Umpire or League Sponsor who is currently affiliated and in good standing with the Chesapeake MSBL who has participated in the Chesapeake MSBL for eight (8) or more years and consistently demonstrates good sportsmanship, character and respect towards teammates, opponents, and umpires; competitive skill; and, provides unselfish devotion to the continuing improvement to the quality and experience of Amateur Adult Baseball within the Chesapeake MSBL and the community at large.

SECTION 2. NOMINATION PROCESS
a. Former and Current Players, Managers, Umpires, or League Sponsors may be nominated by any member or organization affiliated with the Chesapeake MSBL.
b. Nominations should be submitted to the Chesapeake MSBL Executive Committee in writing describing the qualifications that warrant consideration for induction into the Chesapeake MSBL Hall of Fame. The nomination must include the name, team, primary position played, years affiliated with Chesapeake MSBL, stats (if available), accomplishments and other
additional information which may assist the Chesapeake MSBL Hall of Fame Selection Committee in reaching a decision for induction.
c. Nominations for annual induction must be submitted to the Chesapeake MSBL Executive Committee prior to November 30th for Chesapeake MSBL Hall of Fame induction consideration.

SECTION 3. SELECTION PROCESS
a. The Chesapeake MSBL Executive Committee and Board of Directors will convene a Chesapeake MSBL Hall of Fame Selection Committee under Article 4, Section 2, and will also include current Members of the Chesapeake MSBL Hall of Fame.
b. In order for a member to be inducted into the Chesapeake MSBL Hall of Fame, the Chesapeake MSBL Hall of Fame Committee will vote anonymously and nominees, who achieve 3/4 of the votes for induction, as counted by the Chesapeake MSBL Secretary, will be inducted as members in to the Chesapeake MSBL Hall of Fame.
c. To ensure the credibility and integrity of the Chesapeake MSBL Hall of Fame is not compromised, marginalized, or undermined, no more than three (3) persons shall be inducted into the Chesapeake MSBL Hall of Fame in any given year.
d. There is no annual minimum selection requirement for the Chesapeake MSBL Hall of Fame induction.

ARTICLE XIV– MISCELLANEOUS

SECTION 1. NOTIFICATION OF MEETINGS
a. Notification Method – Notification of meetings shall be made in writing via e-mail, phone, mail correspondence, or via notification on Chesapeake MSBL Website League News or Message Board.
b. Contact Information – Board members are required to provide contact information to Chesapeake MSBL. Failure to do so would constitute a waiver of right to receive notice of any meetings.

SECTION 2. GOVERNANCE
a. These bylaws are governed by the applicable laws of the State of Maryland.  The foregoing was adopted this 13th day of February, 2009, to be the Bylaws for Chesapeake Men’s Senior Baseball League, Inc.

By (Signatures on File in Corporate Records):

Duane Cordrey, President  

John Goode, Vice President

Tad Trias, Secretary      

Todd Baker, Treasurer     

Alan Bernstein, Incorporating Board Member           

Jason Cooper, Incorporating Board Member

John Murrmann, Incorporating Board Member

Lee Nelson, Incorporating Board Member

Brian Sands, Incorporating Board Member

Jeff Wolf, Incorporating Board Member