Youth Sports Commission
Bernalillo County Commission approved Administrative AR 2014-51 Aug. 12, 2014. Amended on Sept. 9, 2014.
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On Aug. 12, 2014 the Board of County Commissioners approved Administrative AR 2014-51 establishing the Youth Sports Commission. AR 2014-51 was amended on September 9, 2014. The Bernalillo County Youth Sports Commission is created to enhance youth sports programs in Bernalillo County, to engage our community in supporting and promoting youth athletic opportunities, and for the purpose of providing and promoting safe and sufficient facilities for all youth sports participants; to improve and provide better safety standards in youth sports; to promote a healthy youth sports environment; to develop public awareness concerning the needs of youth sports programs; and to enhance economic development.
A. Members of the commission shall be appointed by the Bernalillo County Commission. Appointments will be for staggered terms of two years and three years. Staggered terms will be determined by the commission at their first scheduled meeting. Thereafter, each member shall serve a three-year term.
B. The commission shall consist of 19 members:
Five members shall be appointed by the board; one member representing each commission district. Each member shall serve a three-year term.
Eight members appointed at-large by the board. Appointees shall be affiliated with at least one of the following sports: soccer, football, baseball, softball, volleyball, golf, swimming, gymnastics, track & field, tennis, cheer, dance, boxing or wrestling. Four of the members will serve an initial two-year term and four will serve an initial three-year term.
One member appointed by each of the following local governmental entities, with no term limits: Bernalillo County, Albuquerque Public Schools and the City of Albuquerque.
One member from the health care field, one member representing the business community and one member representing adaptive sports, selected at-large by the board with a three-year term.
C. Membership shall be reflective of the community and include an equal number of women and men, as nearly as possible.
D. Members shall be residents of Bernalillo County and have demonstrated leadership, involvement or collaboration in youth sports programming.
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